Happy Memorial Day Weekend

As we enter Memorial Day Weekend, many of us will think about the sacrifices made by family, friends, and others on behalf of our freedom.  Their patriotism is what truly made and continues to make America great.The following is a video is by Eric Metaxas.  Eric is a New York Times best-selling author and highly regarded columnist.  Eric is a good friend, and  I encourage you to see his video. Follow this link to read an article that Eric wrote about Pound Ridge Painting over 20 years ago. ...
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Stain on the Brain

If you added up all the work experience of the Reddy brothers, it’s over a century!  You get the benefit of that experience in every estimate, every job, and if you don’t watch out, in every (potentially lengthy) conversation.  Recently, a customer asked us about staining techniques and practices and here is what happened. The customer supplied a link to a video about stain and Patrick had his senior team members watch a thrilling 15 video sponsored by a painting manufacturer (PPG) ...
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Year of the Woodpecker

Things tend to run in cycles.  Some years it's lady bugs, some years its slugs, but this year its woodpeckers.  You can have a bungalow, or you can have a mansion. In either case, its seems woodpeckers are trying to move in. Cornell Lab of Ornithology did a study a few years back with their sample having woodpecker damage in over 25% of the homes surveyed.  Here are a few suggestions about discouraging these fellows in a humane way.  In discussing this issue with local homeowners, many a time th...
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Summer Fun: Fresh Decks and Furniture

Time passes so quickly and the plans we wish to make can slip by. In just the last two weeks, more plants have come alive and the trees have started to bud.  Consider the following:As I write this on April 21st, its:Only 39 days to Memorial Day WeekendAnd 59 days til Summer!The local schools will close for the Summer in 62 days.July 4th is just 73 days away.Enjoying your deck at home with family and friends is a special treat in the nicer weather.  Pound Ridge Painting Co...
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