Furniture, Signs & Antiques

There is an old saying in the paint business, “if it doesn’t move, paint it.” Which leaves quite a bit to paint. At H.D.F. Painting, Inc, we incorporate sign and furniture painting to our list of services. We specialize in hand painted…continue reading

End of Summer

Even though the end of Summer is technically not until September 22nd, in our business, we feel the season starting to draw to a close around mid to late August. Certainly, by Labor Day we feel Summer days getting shorter.…continue reading


We have a staff of 9 field painters.  We have painters with a range of experience from 20 to 40 years. In addition, we have “apprentice” painters with 1 to 3 years of experience. On paper, similar to our Boston…continue reading

The Fine Painting of Love

My wife, Teri and I are celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary this year. In lieu of a one day or weekend celebration on the actual date in May, we decided to celebrate each month with a different event. Teri selects…continue reading

The Fine Art of Painting

I have been in the painting business since 1982.  That is 35 years!  As I think about putting together a training program for our new apprentice painters I find it challenging to retrieve all the paint knowledge in my head…continue reading

Wallpaper Removal Tips

 There is a subtle, running joke in the painting company that states the best way to get the boss working in the field is to schedule a wallpaper removal project. Yes it is true. One of my many favorite parts…continue reading

Working With Lead Paint Removal

Painting a 1760’s Historical Farm House has it’s challenges. Furthermore, a Farm House “loaded” with old, lead paint on siding, trim, window sash, and doors only complicates the matter. One of the keys to any successfully paint job is planning…continue reading


Festool, the German owned company, has entered the paint market with a bang! Their patented EPA approved HEPA vacuums and sanders are a must in lead paint removal. The Festool LHS 225 Planex Drywall Sander is another tool by Festool…continue reading

Paint The Disease Away

With the rise of health associated infections and illnesses like MRSA, Staph, E.Coli and, Zika, many families are searching for prevention measures to protect their loved ones. You may be wondering what do these infectious bacteria have to do with the…continue reading


Spring is all about planning, planning, planning. Weddings, graduation, mother's day, father's day, gardening and spring cleaning! The same for us at H.D.F. Painting, Inc. We are planning for our exterior painting season with estimates scheduled weekly. In addition, we…continue reading
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