Edwards Cabinet project, Carbondale, IL. July 2015

The Gray is the new Black! (For at least the Next 5 Years)

We’ve painted many colors on and in  many homes and business over the last 40 years or so.  We’ve certainly noticed more of our Residential and Commercial clients trending away from mostly Whites and Off Whites towards the lighter and medium tones of Gray.  

A recent article confirms what we’ve been experiencing for the last several years, at least since 2012. An continue reading article

Pool Area

Bernstein Painting & Decorative Finishes Announces, “A New Direction for 2016.”

After much reflection and beginning my 41st year in the Painting business, I’ve decided to increase our services in the light commercial painting areas  Great examples are the photo of the Carbondale Hampton Inn (Photo above). Our team completed work on the Pool & Patio area in late 2014. While we’ll continue to serve our 500 or so  Loyal Residential and Commercial continue reading article

How difficult is it to remove the wallpaper from my Walls?

Stripping wallpaper is a task is approached with great anxiety by most homeowners.

In fact, stripping wallpaper is one of the leading reasons for the precipitous decline in wallpaper sales over the last several decades. Combined with fly by night wallpaper installers who don’t prime the walls before installing the paper, stripping the paper off unprimed walls can be a real nightmare for continue reading article