City Wide Painting & Decorating Blog

Choosing the Best Iowa Commercial Painting Company

When it’s time to paint your business location, it’s important to choose a quality commercial painting company. High-quality painting improves the appearance of your business, gives a good first impression to customers and shows that you take pride in a job well done. Here are some considerations when choosing the best Iowa commercial painting company. Experience and reputation… Read more »


Minnesota Restaurant Painting Contractors

You know that a beautiful paint job can attract customers, but did you know that the colors you choose to paint your restaurant can actually increase your profit? Exterior Does your restaurant grab potential customers’ attention and cause them to want to go inside? If you want to pull in more customers, use an exciting color… Read more »


Preparation is the Most Important Part of a Good Paint Job

When you think about the important things in a good paint job, you might think about things like the quality of paint, the materials and equipment that are used and the skill of the painters who are doing the job. Of course, all of these things are important, but what many people don’t realize is… Read more »


Why Paying More For Painting Is Worth Every Penny

Of course everybody wants to save money with things like painting projects, but what many people don’t consider is their long-term savings and the standards of the work. It’s not always the best idea to jump into hiring an inexperienced summer painter over an experienced professional. Let’s take a look at why paying more for… Read more »


School Painting: A Few Things to Remember When Choosing Interior Paint

Keeping a school well-painted can make a big difference. A good-looking classroom can be more conducive to learning and can be more impressive for students, parents and staff members alike. Plus, keeping the walls well-painted can help preserve property values and help maintain your school’s reputation. When choosing paint for interior school painting, however, there… Read more »


Hotel Painting: Best Color Palettes For Hotel Rooms

Your main goal when painting a hotel is to make your guests feel welcome and comfortable. Of course you want them to get a good night’s sleep so that your rooms will leave a lasting impression and they will want to return. Let’s take a look at the best color palettes for hotel painting. Blends of… Read more »


Professional Painters Use Airless Spray Painting for a Flawless Finish

Getting a flawless finish on a large surface area can be very difficult and time consuming. An airless sprayer can apply a fabulous, glass-smooth finish in half the time of roller or paintbrush application. Many professional painters use airless spray painting, including City Wide Painting & Decorating. An airless sprayer works by pumping paint at high… Read more »


School Painting: Coloring Your Classroom

Classroom colors are very often overlooked when designing or remodeling a school. Many people don’t realize that boring white classrooms can lead to under-stimulated children, and classrooms that are too colorful can lead to over-stimulated children. The goal is to find a healthy balance between the two that will prevent anxiety and stimulate learning in… Read more »


Minnesota School Painting Contractors

As we head into a new school year, you may be doing some deep cleaning as you prepare your school building for a new set of students and a new year of adventures. While cleaning is important, it is also important to consider the overall look of your school. Is your paint beginning to chip,… Read more »