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Love Gray Homes? This Exterior Painting Project in Piedmont, CA, Is for You !

Love Gray Homes? This Exterior Painting Project in Piedmont, CA, Is for You

The value of well-chosen and applied exterior paint is multifaceted.

On one hand, the thorough inspection, repairs, and preparation that a high-end paint job provides ensures that your home’s exterior surfaces are well-protected. UV rays are blocked, moisture is locked outside, and even pests (like ants and termites) find a closed door.

Beautiful exterior paint also provides essential curb appeal, perfect for your enjoyment every day as you come and go, but also for long-term value. Prospective buyers love attractive finishes; living proof that the home has been cared for and preserved.

So, how can you be sure that your painting project delivers maximum value?

3 Attributes of a High-Value Exterior Painting Project

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#1 Invest in Craftsmanship

A cheap bid from a painter may seem appealing, but you do get what you pay for. Low prices often stem from cut corners, flimsy products, or skipped/minimized surface preparation. These all spell disaster for your return on investment.

#2 Premium Paint Products

Color retention, lifespan, and durability all increase as you choose a better product. It’s worth the initial investment! You should feel comfortable asking your professional painting company what products they recommend, and why.

#3 Pick the Right Color

Stylish, neutral exterior paint colors tend to yield the highest value. It’s important to pick a color you love, first and foremost, but it’s also helpful (especially if your home is going on the market soon) to select a color that has universal appeal. And, one that blends well with the neighborhood.

Gray Exterior Paint - A Beautiful Example of a Stylish Neutral

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This Piedmont home is a perfect example of a classic, attractive paint scheme. We chose Sherwin-Williams’ Resilience exterior latex paint in the following colors:

  • Body - Classic Gray

  • Windows/Trim - Black

  • Eaves - White

Didn’t it turn out beautifully?

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Customer Reviews

“I highly recommend MB Jesse Painting to anyone looking for a professional team that does an impressive job. They are on time, efficient and clean up well each and every day they are on site. They pay attention to detail and listen to the needs of their clients. In addition, they give back to the community. A Five Star team all the way around.”

— Erin Troy

“The people at M.B. Jessee are great – from the painters to the office staff to Matt. Talk about leadership from the top.”

— Kevin Ames, Mark Becker Homes

“Just wanted to let you know that the crew was great to have around the house for the past two weeks. All three of them were professional, courteous, and attentive to my thoughts/concerns and were extremely knowledgeable. They paid great attention to the detail and it shows.”

— Mark & Roberta Gross

“Hello Matt,Just another notice of thanks to your wonderful crew, Rigoberto, Javier and John. They did fantastic work, with Rigo providing meticulous and conscientious attention to the details and excellent woodwork finishing, as evidenced by the beautiful fireplace. Javier did a fantastic job in the bathroom especially, it looks "brand new," and John always does quality work, both with the interior and exterior. I can tell they care about what they do. Rigo's "punch out" was very thorough, too. I will call again when I need some more work and will definitely recommend your company and fine crew. I also felt as a homeowner, I could leave my house in their good hands during the day and that took a lot of worry from me, they were honest, prompt and reliable. They were also very kind, respectful and clean in their work, very professional. Thank you.”

— Beth Marx & Melissa Kirsch
Oakland

“I cannot imagine finer painters--and I have worked with many. They work exceptionally hard. It is a joy to see their workmanship!”

— Alicia R.
Oakland

“My entire experience with MB Jesse was very professional. The crew were very friendly and super accommodating of my ridiculous schedule and geriatric pets in the house. The finished product, which was pretty much my entire house, far exceeds my expectations. Would definitely work with them again!”

— Heather Jordan

“MB Jessee just finished our exterior and we couldn't be happier with our experience. The foreman (Pedro) and lead painter (Ricardo) were incredible to work with: they communicated scheduling clearly, Ricardo was a joy to be around every day, the showed up early every day, were incredibly tidy and did great paint work. The final walk through experience was incredible. Pedro pointed out items I missed demonstrating a clear desire to complete another quality project. I highly recommend them. As others have noted they definitely aren't the cheapest but you quickly realize that you're getting what you pay for. The 3 year guarantee is also a nice touch since there are likely touch up items that will show up after the job is done.”

— Joshua Jansen

“The finish on my kitchen cabinets had failed, becoming tacky and grimy around the handles. M B Jessee gave me a reasonable quote, far below some others, and did an outstanding job, striping the original varnish and refinishing with a new lacquer finish. The cabinets look like new. Work was done 1 day faster than estimated. The crew was extremely hard-working, considerate, and neat. Highly recommend M B Jessee.”

— Thama B.
San Francisco, CA

“In all the years I've worked with MB Jessee, I'm always so impressed by your crews. They are so respectful of everything--you never even know they're there! Except that the paint looks amazing when they're gone. We've had one showing of our home and already have an offer. I'm sure it is because the paint looks so beautiful.”

— Erin T.
Pleasant Hill

“Dear Matt,You must be so proud of your men! They were fantastic to have around. Polite, courteous and hardworking. I am so pleased with the outcome of our home--in fact, I couldn't be any more pleased than I am!”

— Mrs. S
San Leandro

“Matt, We are very happy with how all of the painting worked out. We were extremely impressed with the quality of the work in the bathroom. I liked working with Victor, he and Marvin were extremely conscientious about doing a great job, not just the minimum. I know the front door took a lot longer than you'd expected. But they did it PERFECTLY. We never thought it could turn out like that! Thanks again for the great work. We'll be calling you again in the future!”

— Craig
Alameda, CA

“Richard and crew have been great, for sure. As much as I look forward to having the job done and my house back in order, I really enjoyed having them around. You should feel really good about how they represent your company.”

— Jessica Dodson