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Which Comes First, The Color or The Furnishing?

It is very much the question of the chicken or the egg that we all grew up with.  In the painting world, especially here at Brooks Painting, part of our job is to help our clients with choosing their colors for their painting project.  The easy part for most of our clients is choosing the company to apply the paint, and the stressful part is choosing the colors.  With 20 plus years of experience I feel like I am pretty good at this.  In fact, I have a lot of clients who have me pick their colors for them.  We also have Terese on our sales staff who has a design background, and is excellent at helping with colors.  Some people know exactly what they want, but more than half really don’t have a clue.  That is where our expertise comes into play.

We encounter a lot of customers who are redoing the entire space.  They are getting new flooring, furniture, or bedding.  They want a whole new feel, and paint will just be a part of the overall picture.  So where should you start?  Paint really should be the last part chosen.  Let’s take a bedroom, for example.  Have your new bedding there already or at the very least a sample of it.  If you are changing flooring, window coverings, etc, samples of those are ideal too.  Once we can lay out the other items going in the space then we can pick colors that will complement each other.  The last step is to pick a paint color; that is much easier to change than bedding, flooring, or window coverings, and furnishings.  I can’t tell you how many times customers want to do it back words, and I advise them against doing that.  It is much better in the long run to have the whole picture of the space laid out, than just one part.

If you need help with color consulting, please call us at Brooks Painting to help with all your color needs in Davis, Woodland, Yolo County, Solano County, or Sacramento County.

Jeremy Brooks

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Mary Jane B.

We are long time happy customers with many positive experiences with Brooks Painting. We have appreciated the assistance (and patience) with selecting paint colors, the professionalism of the staff and the high quality of workmanship. We recently had some interior painting done and the crew was on time, neat, careful inside the house and very easy to work with. They also cheerfully handled some unexpected drywall repair. I highly recommend Brooks Painting.

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The crew is as neat and reliable as the actual painting job and paint used. No boom boxes!! Cordial staff spoke English. The crew got along with each other and worked as a team. The actual finish is / was beautiful. We would like to use Brooks again!

Donna H.

Very professional. Painters were very accommodating on the little things.

Claude V., Dixon

Brooks did a fantastic job on our exterior and interior paint jobs. Quality was high, price was reasonable, and the team was extremely professional and detail-oriented. Mark was our crew lead and the team performed a number of exterior wood repairs, a door re-stain, interior and exterior painting. Mark clearly takes a lot of pride in his work and went above and beyond to ensure the work was high-quality, including finding exact matching siding to fix dry rot, and performing minor repairs that weren't even included in the quote. He and the team were all consistently positive and personable, joking with each other throughout the day, while also genuinely complimenting each other on the quality of their work. It was great to see, and that positivity definitely showed through the work they did. We couldn't be happier with the end result.

Ryan Schauland
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Easy to work with - pleasant, efficient, competent, always available, answered all questions. Totally professional - each person. Thank you all! A great job!

Stephanie Brown F.

My house is so beautiful now…great work. Courteous, prompt, awesome work.

Lisa H.

Eric and his crew were on time every day and did a very thorough job. I was thrilled that they were willing to paint my outdoor light fixtures which were getting rusty. I was particularly impressed how much time they spent going over their work at the end to catch spots that were missed. I’ll be using them again for interior painting.

C Lewis

Mark and the team from Brook’s Painting are exceptional at their jobs. We recently renovated a 5000sqft home and they did all the painting. Their attention to detail and investment in our project is so appreciated, and we knew we were in good hands with them. The value they add by identifying issues, making suggestions and going the extra mile to deliver quality work and make sure we are happy with our home is such a breath of fresh air. I would hire this team and company for any future work in a heartbeat and can’t say enough how amazing they are!

Kirsten Martin
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Very professional, I appreciate the time they took to make sure everything was taken care of for my house! I really liked that Jaime stepped up and told me not to paint my front door like the house and then chose a color that worked great. Thank you!

Dale S.

Brooks did a fantastic job on our exterior and interior paint jobs. Quality was high, price was reasonable, and the team was extremely professional and detail-oriented. Mark was our crew lead and the team performed a number of exterior wood repairs, a door re-stain, interior and exterior painting. Mark clearly takes a lot of pride in his work and went above and beyond to ensure the work was high-quality, including finding exact matching siding to fix dry rot, and performing minor repairs that weren't even included in the quote. He and the team were all consistently positive and personable, joking with each other throughout the day, while also genuinely complimenting each other on the quality of their work. It was great to see, and that positivity definitely showed through the work they did. We couldn't be happier with the end result.

Ryan Schauland
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This is a business you can trust to do an excellent job and keep all promises. Came on time, completed in time stated, beautiful result!

Sandra & David M.

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