Why Textbook Painting

For Exterior Paint Jobs

If you are in the Cleveland area looking for the best exterior painting contractors, you have come to the right place. That’s a hefty claim to make, but we back it up with the best warranties on exterior painting.

We have a ten-year warranty on vinyl and aluminum siding and our industry leading Four-Year Worry Free Guarantee on other exterior projects.

Our Four-Year Worry Free Guarantee gives you the peace of mind that the paint job is going to last as long as possible. In the Cleveland area, paint will typically last about 7-12 years outside. The biggest factors are the age of the home and the number of underlying coats of paint as well as how well ventilated the inside of the home is. Our Worry Free Guarantee means we will proactively inspect our work every spring for the next four years and correct any problems at no cost.

We know you are busy so we take ownership of the exterior painting on your home. We want to be your exterior house painter for life and we want to know if there are any problems on the paint job so we can correct them. Not only do you want the paint to last as long as possible but you want it to look great as well. We have a lot of solutions to help you select a color that you will be thrilled with (and your neighbor’s will be jealous of).

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Exterior Primer
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Best Exterior Paint
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Hiring A Professional

Exterior House Paint Colors

The magic is in the color!

Whether you’re looking to sell or just wanting something different, changing the outside color of your house can make a huge impact. There are a couple things you should keep in mind. Think about your surroundings – the color schemes of the other homes on your block, the flora and fauna that surrounds your home, and which hues might complement your area’s seasonal colors. You can also try making your front door pop, with either small color touchups or adding an eye-catching hue. There are definitely colors that work better than others, so make sure you do some research before just picking one. We’d be happy to help with our free color consultation when booking a project!

Wonder what colors will get you the most bang for your buck? Try reading this blog – Selecting This Paint Color Will Increase Your Home’s Value by $5,400.

If you’re having a hard time deciding on a color, here are some things you should consider! – What to Consider When Doing an Exterior Color Change.

Different prices everywhere! Why?!

When looking for an exterior painter, you’ll notice there’s a range of different prices. A good portion of them should be very similar though. But still, why are they different? Well, there’s a lot of reasons that could factor into this – such as the types of products they’re using, number of people they have on the job, or the amount of prep work required. It’s important to know when it’s ok to compromise on an area, and when it’s not.

For a more in-depth look at why prices can be so different, take a peak at our blog Inexpensive House Painters in Cleveland – Why Are Prices So Different?

Best Exterior Paint

Don’t settle for less. Use the best!

There are so many paint brands out there these days, it’s hard to know which is the best for your project. When doing our exterior jobs, Sherwin Williams is one brand we use and recommend most commonly. Duration and Superpaint are probably the 2 types we use most often on our projects. We speak so highly of these because they are some of the best exterior paints that Sherwin Williams has. While there are many other competitors out there, Sherwin Williams by far out delivers them on almost all of their products. When you’re doing a project that is going to be visible to so many people AND have to put up with the elements, you don’t want to compromise on your products.


Curious to learn more about the best exterior paint? Check out this blog we wrote – Sherwin Williams Exterior House Paints: Duration vs. Superpaint.

Exterior Primer

The most important part for a long lasting, good looking paint job!

For a high quality, long-lasting paint job, your surface needs to be clean, dry and dull. However, the other most important part is the primer. If you don’t select the correct quality one, you could run into some issues, such as the color being uneven, stains or other imperfections showing through, or peeling paint.

For a more comprehensive guide on primers and why they’re important, read this post – A Primer on Exterior Primers.

Power Washing

An easy fix with some great benefits!

Sometimes, all your house may need is a good, thorough cleaning. Power washing has more benefits than just removing dirt and mold, though that it a huge perk. It can save you money in the long run by preventing rotting. It’s a quick, simple fix to help make any house look nicer. It can still be environmentally safe as well, which is a huge plus for a lot of people!

Wondering what your benefits to power washing are? For a more indepth look, check out Benefits of Exterior Power Washing!

Deck Staining

There is no better place to enjoy a warm summer evening than on a beautiful wood deck. The challenge is keeping it looking beautiful as deck staining is a tedious project that needs to be done every year or two. Plus there are so many options from clear sealants, to semi-transparent and solid color stains to newer elastomeric options.

Knowing which products to use and how to apply the stain makes all the difference in the world. Improperly cleaning or staining your deck will lead to peeling and much more maintenance over time. Decks often get a bad rap lately because of the amount of work they require, but when you trust your deck to us, you know that we are going to do what is required to get the best results.

Your deck is an extension of your home and for many families it is the main dining room and family room throughout the summer. Staining your deck regularly not only will increase its beauty, but will also protect the wood from moisture and sunlight, ensuring that you and your family will be able to enjoy it for years to come.

What to Ask Before Hiring a Professional

Be prepared. Have your questions ready!

Your home is your safe space. The space where you can feel most comfortable and be yourself. Hiring a company for house painting is no easy task. You should be able to trust the people you hire, and feel confident in their ability to produce an excellent end product that exceeds your expectations. Having a list of questions to ask before you hire a company can take a lot of that stress away.

Here’s a list of some things you should keep in mind when considering your estimates from different contractors – How to Choose a Painter for your Home Painting Project.

You can read our blog about the Top 10 Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring a Professional Painting Company here. Don’t forget about the FREE PDF download of the questions as well!

What Our Clients Say

We care what our customers think!

We paint the outside of a couple hundred of homes in the Cleveland area every year and while we stand behind our work with a long warranty we know it is best to hear from past customers. Before you schedule your exterior painting estimate with us, please take a minute to hear from some of our recent customers.


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