Painting Your Historic Home
House looking a bit shabby? Need to get the scrapers and paint brushes going this summer? Whether you are planning small touch ups or a whole house paint job, you’ll want to join experienced painter John Thompson, of JLT Painting, Alexandria, as he offers homeowners guidance and best practice tips for painting older homes. John’s program will include a brief history of paint, discussion of architectural styles and their appropriate paint colors, as well as the latest information on lead paint and paint removal tools. In addition, John will discuss some tricks of the trade - how to address those quirky situations that you always encounter in an older house and demonstrate the best techniques for painting windows and paneled doors.