One Presidential Way, Suite 109 Woburn, MA 01801

Wood Siding vs. Vinyl Siding — Which is Better?

Is Wood Paneling or Vinyl Siding Better for Your Home? When deciding what material to use for the exterior of your house or business, vinyl siding can be tempting. It looks clean, and many believe that it requires less upkeep than wood. Wood siding, however, is a long-term investment that will pay off immediately in how beautiful your home will look. With wood siding, there are virtually limitless options in terms of appearance. Depending on the look you want for…


Arch Painting Kicks Off Community-Based Giving Back Revitalization Program with Council of Social Concern

Arch Painting, a proponent of children’s advocacy, and a leading provider of commercial and residential painting located at 1 Presidential Way, Woburn, MA, is kicking off their community-based giving back revitalization program through a donation of supplies and labor to the Children’s Center located within the Council of Social Concern, 2 Merrimac Street, Woburn, MA. The Council of Social Concern is a charitable, community-based agency that responds to the basic needs of people of all ages, providing early childhood education and care, helping individuals…


Residential Fall Painting Special: Free Shed Painting or Gutter Cleaning!

Take Advantage of Our Discounted Fall Rates and Free Shed Painting or Free Gutter Cleaning!   Summer is over, and the cold, snowy weather will be moving in. That means it’s time to protect your house from the harsh, winter conditions. If the paint on your house is starting to fade or chip, now’s the perfect time to take advantage of our huge Fall Painting Special! Book with us through October 31st and get our discounted fall rates, plus, we’ll…


Residential Summer Painting Special

Take Advantage of Our Discounted Summer Rates and Free Shed Painting! Summer is in full swing, which means it’s time for cookouts and pool parties. So if your home needs a little TLC, now is the perfect time to take advantage of our amazing Summer Painting Special. Book with us through June 30th, and get our discounted summer rates, and we’ll even paint your shed for free. If you don’t have a shed, we’ll give you back the cash value. We…

Arch Painting Introduces IdeaPaint Whiteboard Paint

Arch Painting Introduces White Board Paint!

What Is White Board Wall Paint and Wall Coating? White board and dry erase wall paint and wall coating is exactly what it sounds like—paint that allows you to safely write or draw on your walls! Just like conventional white boards in offices and schools, white board wall paint enables you to draw on the walls (wherever the paint is applied) with dry erase markers, then easily and cleanly wipe it away. There is NO MESS! ​Get creative and productive…

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Spring is the Perfect Time for a Fresh Coat of Paint!

Spring is finally upon us. With spring comes longer days, warmer weather, and of course, spring cleaning. As you start to reorganize, refresh, and spruce up your home or business for the coming months, remember, nothing leaves a better impression than a fresh coat of paint. Spring is a time of new beginnings, and according to experts, it’s the best time to paint exteriors, because the temperature is ideal for the paint to properly settle and dry. So, don’t miss…


Selling your house? How does a 145% return on investment sound?

Imagine if you went to buy a car and the sales rep wheeled out a car that was rusted, the paint work was shabby and chipped! You’d probably laugh and walk away. No one wants damaged goods and sellers always want the best price for whatever they are selling. The same can be said for houses. When you are in the market to buy a home, you want the best home for your bucks. The industry knows that homes with…

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Click it and Chip It!

Have you ever found a photo that has colors that call out to you and think “I’d like to paint my living room with these colors”?  Well, now Sherwin-Williams makes it easy for you to find the exact color scheme within a photo and then matches it to virtual paint chips so that you can easily bring that color palette into your home. At Arch Painting, we love to see the smiles on our client’s faces when their vision is…


Paint Problems: Peeling

Peeling: Loss of paint due to poor adhesion. Where there is a primer and a top coat, or multiple coats of paint, peeling may involve some or all coats. Possible Cause: Seepage of moisture through un-caulked joints, worn caulk or leaks in roof or walls. Excess moisture escaping through the exterior walls (more likely if paint is oil-based). Inadequate surface preparation. Use of lower quality paint. Applying an oil-based paint over a wet surface. Earlier blistering of paint (see blistering)….


Paint Problems: Nailhead Rusting

Nailhead Rusting: Reddish-brown stains on the paint surface. Possible Cause: Non-galvanized iron nails have begun to rust, causing bleed-through to the top coat. Non-galvanized iron nails have not been countersunk and filled over. Galvanized nailheads have begun to rust after sanding or excessive weathering. Solution: When painting new exterior construction where non-galvanized nails have been used, it is advisable to first countersink the nails then caulk them with a top quality, water-based all-acrylic or siliconized acrylic caulk. Each nailhead area…