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All About Painting

While painting seems like a no-brainer, there are actually quite a few questions to be answered before we can get right down to it. Find out all the answers here. Which paint should I use? First, you have to choose the type of paint appropriate for the surface you’re...

How to Care for Stucco

Stucco exteriors are very durable and relatively low-maintenance. Stucco is, after all, resistant to water (but not TOO much water), fire-resistant, and impervious to molding and decay. Paint is not even a necessity for stucco exteriors. However, it does still require...

Stucco Repair

You might think that the stucco exteriors in your home are seamless, but you should always inspect closer, as they could be hiding cracks and show buckling, which are effects of water getting into it and damaging the wood lath underneath. Sadly, one of the...

Paint Your Room With 2017’s Color Trends

Past years’ subdued color choices have given way to stronger ones, which are the hues of choice for this year. Channel 2017’s energy by painting your rooms in this year’s color trends that pack a punch. Deep Turquoise For bedrooms and living rooms, designer Francesco...

Why You Should Use Stucco

Stucco is made of cement, lime, and silica poured in layers over metal lath or over wood. Stucco as a home siding has its advantages, which is why many people purchasing homes or renovating their old ones prefer it. Take a look at some of these pros below to decide...

Best Practices To Meet The Budget Of Your Project

Distraught programs often lack adequate controls. These uncertain programs do not have strong risk-management protocols – nor do they provide all-inclusive reporting on budgets – ultimately delaying the ability to manage program delivery and control cost overruns. The...

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Susi Silesky

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“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.

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“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.”

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