Testimonials

What clients and professionals are saying about the color service.

From a professional painter — “I just completed a project that you chose the color scheme.  I questioned your color placement multiple times, but after applying the paint I realized you were dead on.  The way the colors combined to create the shadowing and slight variance of color which enhanced the architectural details without being over dramatic was truly impressive. You would be happy to know that we got hundreds of compliments about how good the house looked and the colors we were applying. The local chamber of commerce president even made a comment about how great the house looked at a monthly luncheon. I just wanted to commend you on the job you did and wanted to let you know that it looks great.’  Ryan Scott – Scott’s Custom Coatings – October 2013

“Jeff & I feel that your input was the best money we ever spent. If you ever need a reference please feel free to use us.”
Jeff & Kimberly Krisan, Bungalow in Mt. Dora, Florida

“Best money I ever spent. Neighbors were most impressed.”
Greg Winters, Thirties Colonial in Lockport, Illinois

“We are thrilled with the result . . . not only have we been pleased . . . but the town of Frankfort has been abuzz with comments like, ‘Have you seen that house on Clinton Street?’ People have frequently told us that they promise not to hold us responsible when they have a wreck in front of our house as they slow down to get a good look. Thanks for the key role you played in the revitalization of our home and neighborhood on our behalf.”
Pat with a Victorian Queen Anne home in Frankfort, Indiana.

“We’re very pleased with how things have worked out so far. Janice mentioned the other night that this was the best $600 we spent in a long time!”
Kevin Blair, May 2013

“This is a picture of the side of the second floor of the house, … ( I also included the before picture). They should be  finishing up in about a week and a half, depending on the weather.  They did a great job on the repair work and the paint job looks absolutely stunning.  Could not be more pleased. I will send you more pictures when it is finished.  Jim Quin, November 2012

“Never in a million years would we have selected the colors that are currently on our historic Old West End Arts and Crafts home!!  It was thru Rob’s careful selection and guidance that are home is one of the best on our street.  We are constantly asked for our color palette and I remind those who ask to consult with you—our home and style can support the strong colors.  Thank you for leading us in the right direction and every day I come home regardless of the weather, I love our presence on our street and adding to the beauty of our neighborhood.”   Skip and Judy Stone Gaynor, 2439 Scottwood Ave, Historic Old West End, Toledo, Ohio September 2012

“Here are a couple of pictures of our newly-painted house. Thanks for your help! It was a pleasure working with you and we’re very pleased with how it turned out”. August 26th, 2012. Lisa Gloege, Grand Rapids, Michigan

” Hi Rob,     First and foremost….I love the colors of my house!!  I’ve had friends who have visited me for decades drive right by …because it looks like a totally different house.  I’ve actually had neighbors come to the door to tell us how amazing the house looks…so thank you for your expertise.”  Maureen Minaudo, October 2011

” Rob, Here is the link to the Oakdale Leader article about the renovation. You are mentioned in it, but I was hoping that they would have put in the website information that I gave them and more about how you helped us. Thanks again for all your help I would recommend you to anyone.” Ken and Maureen Boone February 2011 -

http://www.oakdaleleader.com/news/article/3691/

Never in a million years would we have selected the colors that are currently on our historic Old West End Arts and Crafts home!!  It was thru Rob’s careful selection and guidance that are home is one of the best on our street.  We are constantly asked for our color palette and I remind those who ask to consult with you—our home and style can support the strong colors.  Thank you for leading us in the right direction and every day I come home regardless of the weather, I love our presence on our street and adding to the beauty of our neighborhood.   Skip and Judy Stone Gaynor, 2439 Scottwood Ave, Historic Old West End, Toledo, Ohio  February 17, 2011

“We cannot thank you enough for the fine historic (and artistic) coloring advice you gave us on our bungalow. The color scheme you devised truly enhanced the house’s curb appeal – and it’s one of the reasons, I think, that we got multiple offers for our house and sold it the first weekend it was on the market!! [you can feel free to quote me on this, btw!!!]   The new owners have told us that they love the exterior paint scheme…I left them your contact info just in case they’re thinking of doing something different :) .”   Many thanks, again, and best wishes,
Sari Kalin  August 2010

I am in possesion of the color placement maps and am utterly delighted.  They are so personalized.  They remind me of a set of original plans I once found in a another historic home I owned in NY, dated 1923.  They were marked by the architect in hand writing, delineated with arrows.  I was so smitten by them, I had them framed and the new owner has them on display in the home.  I am going to save these plans you have created, with the homes paperwork, and maybe one day, well into the future, these will be treasured in same manner.  It would be an honor and a privelege to send you pictures of the finished product.  The vision is spectacular and I am beside myself with anticipation.  The painters are almost ready to begin the painting process.  Thank you again so much.  You are truly a credit to the history of these homes.  I feel fortunate to have found you. Sincerely, Sonia Slevira, Manchester, NH, August 2010

“The house is *finally* painted and so we’re now able to share the photos.  We’ve already had a number of compliments both from new neighbors and contractors coming by to do touch ups in the house.  Even our builder, (who was leery of our color choices on paper) told me “Whatever you paid that guy – it was worth it!”  ;)
Thanks for all the help.  I think together we made one beautiful home! ”
Sincerely, Kristi Holzer  November 2009

“Hi Rob,     I have attached a couple of photos from our now completed project. Needless to say, we are exceptionally pleased. The response from the neighborhood has been overwhelmingly complimentary and our location on a highly visible corner lot in this historic neighborhood has made many people proud. Your services have proven to be invaluable and the process was inclusionary, educational and painless. Thank you again for you outstanding work and please feel free to use us as a reference for the future.”   —Matthew Daniels   October 2009

“Thank you so much for helping us to come up with colors for our home.  My wife and I cannot say enough about your vision for our home, and about your expertise in assisting us with color choices.    We are so proud of our home, please feel free to use our images on your website.   Using your services was by far one of the BEST investments we have made in our restoration.    Sincerely,   Robert & Pamela Griffiths December 2008

” Rob, The painters just finished spraying out the body colors today and unwrapped all the windows, doors, etc.
It looks amazing. We never would have come up with such a pleasing scheme without your assistance. It is amazing how well it fits in with the yard, yet highlights the features of the house. We are ecstatic with the results”. Lew Guenther September 2008

” I wanted to tell you thanks again for the help you gave Cheryl and I eight years ago.  We are happy with the colors and as you know so are a lot of other folks that have used you in Birmingham, AL.  Keep up the good work.”  Ethan and Cheryl Lewis October 2008

“Thanks so much for all your help.  Youve made what would have been an impossible and stressful task really fun and easy for us, and I know the results will be so much better than what we could have done on our own!” JenniferMonroe July 2008

“Painting has begun.  We are very pleased with the color choices and placement.  We will be certain to send you photos of the completed project. Thanks again.  We feel very fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with you on this project.”   Best, John and Marsha Ellis, June 2008

“I have to say I am extrememly happy with the colors. They look beautiful. I have had numerous neighbors stop me and tell me they love the colors. I had one neighbor say the colors are very elegant. That is exactly what I was going for. There are so many yellow and light blue houses in our neighborhood. Ours really stands out now and in a good way. I can’t wait to show you the pictures!”  Dawn Harris, June 2008

“The house turned out great!  We didn’t paint the background of the teeth yet.   Hopefully we can do it in the spring.  We really appreciated all of your input during the decision process.  It’s amazing how much more detail stands out than it did before with the house painted all white.  People thought that we added details when they were there all along. Once again, thank you for all of your help.  The house turned out wonderfully!”  Mary Robertson March 2008

“I must tell you that your service was worth every cent.  We are very happy with the way our home has turned out and we are receiving comments almost daily.  Thank you so much.”  Tom Halay August 19, 2007

“Thanks for helping us Rob!  You made this very daunting porject A LOT EASIER!!”  Lindsey and Jeremy Thesis, April 1, 2007

“We continue to get calls on the home. I just got a call Tuesday from someone who had just moved up to Whitefish asking who painted our house. I told her who painted it but then went on to advise we went through a process with you to come up with the scheme.   We definitely achieved a great result; very happy with it”. Dane Boat, Whitefish, MT, March 15, 2007

“We can’t begin to tell you how happy we are with the finished product.  To say we had a hundred people stop in our yard and admire it would be an understatement.  In fact, the local paper (Caroline Progress) and the Richmond-Times Dispatch newspapers are doing articles on the home and the color scheme. Again thanks for all of your expert guidance in turning our home into a real show place that the entire community now enjoy.  We certainly love it…came out better than we ever could have imagined.”  Ken & Mary Barnett, Bowling Green, VA, October 25, 2006

“Once again, thank you for your help! If it weren’t for you, this process would have been very stressful and time consuming. I’m glad you provide this great service! Elaine Ladwig, April 14, 2006″

“The general feeling around town is that everyone LOVES the color scheme!  People just stop and stare and are so appreciative that an old house in the middle of town now looks like this…it’s been a huge hit primarily due to the colors.   THANKS!  Your service was worth every penny ;-)  Steve Perricone, May 2, 2006″

“As we have painted the front of our home we have had many compliments. Every day we have at least 3-4 people walk by and look at the house. We have even had people from other neighborhoods tell us that they now take their morning walk past out house now so they can see the progress and new colors.  I am so excited about the house colors and can hardly wait to see the end results! Once again, thank you for your help. The house colors we chose look fantastic!” Elaine Ladwig, BSSW, LSW, Marshall, MN, July 9, 2006

“Wow, this house is really coming together after a month of grime and noise. And your help has been invaluable!
It’s such a leap of faith to trust your suggestions, but as the job is completed I see the rhyme to your reason and thank you for it. We’ve had nothing but positive feedback about your choices and love it ourselves.” Janise Hawes, August 18, 2006

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