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Combine Stucco with Stone Cladding

Stone cladding has been gaining preference as a decorative material for homes across the country for its ability to transform boring houses into luxurious-looking ones. Combining stone cladding with decorative stucco is an even better way to liven up your home. Stucco...

Choosing Your Paint Sheen

Color is not the only factor in choosing paint. Qualities like luster and texture also affect the look of the surface painted on. There are various paint sheens with different characteristics. Examples are gloss, flat, and eggshell, which all vary in texture and...

Give Your Front Door a Makeover with Paint

Your home’s look could be dramatically changed by your front door. It is, after all, one of the first things in your home that anyone sees. You can design your front door in whatever way that suits your personality, whether you want the minimalist look or a front door...

Approach on Stucco Siding

Some contractors think of working with stucco to be an art form. There are service providers who specialize in stucco. Others who may be able to handle stucco repair include general contractors, painters and handyman services. Repair techniques depend on the size of...

Maintenance of your Stucco Home

Stucco is a very durable finish material with a typical life span of 50 – 80 years or more. Although it is one of the most durable surfaces available, it also features the lowest annual maintenance cost when compared to other siding materials. Stucco is a natural...

Latex Paint

The word "latex" originally denoted to the use of rubber in one form or another as the resin, or solid, in paint. The solvent or thinner, called the "vehicle," was water. Today, many paints are made with water as the thinner but with resins that are not latex, and the...

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Susi Silesky

“Thank you very much for the fine job your people did on our house and for making the corrections and completions so quickly and efficiently. We are the envy of the neighborhood.”

E. Patterson

“We went with UNITED GBC because they were the most responsive of the three companies we received estimates from. They were the middle price though all of the prices were competitive and within 15% of each other.

Kelly Sim J.

“Just finished showing off our new paint job to a friend. We couldn’t be more pleased with the finished product or the process. You, Jose, and Carlo’s were all fantastic! They could not have been any more respectful to us or in how they treated our home. “

Pablo A.

“We are so thoroughly pleased with the work that was completed today in our front foyer and also on our bathroom ceiling! Victor and his reliable crew left my home impeccable. Their attention to detail and obvious knowledge of their craft was quite apparent.

Jeannie M.

“We’ve had APS doing extensive work both at our home and at our office building. They do excellent work, and are neat, clean, and fairly priced. They also are very responsive to calls and emails. They will be hired again.”

Laurent D.

“Nothing but extreme professionalism coupled with a high work ethic! Loved the attention to detail that your crew had with my home. They were friendly and most importantly, they left my home clean!”

Rose Gunther

“We would like to take this opportunity to let you know that your company rates second to none! Jose and his teams did an outstanding job at our home this week. They were polite, clean, and professional; their work was top-notch and above our expectations.”

The Campbells

“Your guys did great work and so I wanted to post the following review for your company. My ex had used your guys and had a good experience so I decided to give it a try when I bought a new house. Made appt & salesperson showed up on time and gave me a quote on the spot with a reasonable price.”

Thomas Y.

“We couldn’t be more pleased with the finished product or the process.”

Cindy K.