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November 18, 2021

Interior Surfaces – What are my Options?

Homeowners often make the mistake of thinking that they only have two different types of interior wall finishes – paint or wallpaper. In reality, there are several other great options available when remodeling a space inside your home. Interior finishes can include paint, wallpaper, wood trim, slate trim, drywall ceiling […]
November 8, 2021

What to Expect When You Hire a Professional Painting Company

Like many homeowners in Olympia and Tacoma, you may have found yourself thinking about and yearning for a home update. With all the additional time spent at home, it is no wonder people are taking the time to remodel and improve their home interior to create a space that is […]
October 30, 2021

Kitchen Updates – Refinishing Cabinets and Surfaces

If you’re spending more time at home, you may be noticing areas that are in need of some TLC. There are many home updating projects that will make your Tacoma or Olympia property look refreshed and new again. Staining or refinishing the surfaces in your home may be the perfect […]
October 20, 2021

How Paint Color Can Improve Your Mood

Have you ever noticed how a room can make you feel one way or another when you enter? Color can make a room feel more relaxed, cheerful, intimate, or exciting. While part of your impression may come from other aspects of the room’s design, color is a primary contributor to […]
October 9, 2021

Fall Home Painting and Maintenance: How to Keep Your Home Looking Its Best

Having maintenance work done on your home in Olympia or Tacoma this fall before winter sets in is one of the most effective ways to keep your home in its best condition. While fall weather is relatively cooperative when it comes to home maintenance, taking care of any exterior projects […]
August 19, 2021

Should You Paint or Stain Your Deck?

Decks are one of the best places to enjoy the summer sunshine. While summer is the ideal time to stain or paint your deck, it can also be a hectic time for most people. Because of this, hiring a professional painting contractor to complete your deck staining project may be […]
July 20, 2021

Is It Too Late to Paint My Home’s Exterior?

When it comes to painting your home, the interior can be painted any time of the year. The inside of your home is a controlled environment, meaning the conditions can be altered to best meet the requirements that are right for painting. On the other hand, painting the exterior of […]
June 14, 2021

What to Expect When Getting an Exterior Painting Estimate for Your Home

Summer is in full swing here in Thurston and Pierce County, and with it comes seasonal cleaning and maintenance for your home. Having your home’s exterior painted is one of the best ways to keep your home protected from the elements.  In order to get the highest quality exterior painting […]
May 17, 2021

Why is my paint fading?

Have you looked at your home’s exterior and thought, “Why is my paint fading?” Naturally, the elements like sun and wind wear down a paint’s finish, but to what extent and what can be done to prevent your home’s paint from fading? Unfortunately, after time, paint can fade and look […]
April 23, 2021

Signs that Your Exterior Needs a Fresh Coat of Paint

With the wet and rainy months winding down and summer quickly approaching, you may find yourself spending more time outside, around your home or other building. Whether you are working from home or you go into an office away from home, your building or home exterior has withstood the effects […]
March 25, 2021

When is the Best Time to Paint Your Building’s Exterior in Thurston and Pierce County, Washington?

As the weather begins to change around Pierce and Thurston Counties, many homeowners are busy updating their homes and completing their maintenance to-do lists. Commercial building owners and tenants may be making the same lists too. While indoor spring cleaning may be well underway, you may be wondering when to […]
March 16, 2021

Flying Colors Paint House Washing Service

Flying Colors Paint is proud to provide exterior house washing services to our Thurston County and Pierce County clients. We find clients choose to utilize this service to refresh existing paint, prepare for placing their home on the market, or in preparation for new exterior paint. Before each of our […]
March 8, 2021

Is Flying Colors Licensed?

Yes! For over 40 years, Flying Colors has served Washington’s Thurston and Pierce Counties as a licensed painting contractor, specializing in professional re-painting and re-staining for residential and commercial properties. Our priority has always been to both provide high-quality painting and keep our customers and employees safe. For more information […]
February 26, 2021

4 Ways You Can Increase Curb Appeal in 2021

It’s no secret that people are buying houses at record speed over the last few months. The buying spree certainly benefits owners and makes even dated homes easier to sell. While homeowners can get away with postponing repairs in a seller’s market, it may not be in their long-term interest […]
February 26, 2021

Our Invoicing and Payment Process

Interior design and picking paint colors usually top the list as the most fun parts of a painting project. The magic is in seeing the finished product, not planning your payments. But getting payment information right is important both for you and for Flying Colors Painting. So, we would like […]
January 31, 2021

How to Prepare Your Home for Indoor Painting

Starting an interior paint project can come with a lot of uncertainty. With 40 years of interior and exterior painting under our belts (or in our 5-gallon buckets 😉), we’ve come up with a solid routine of what we do and what we ask you to do. The most important […]
January 31, 2021

What is a Stain-to-Paint Conversion?

As the world spends more time at home, many people are looking for creative and cost-effective ways to update and enrich their spaces. Making our homes both functional and beautiful can be important to our well-being in times of stress and uncertainty. As evidenced by eager DIYers and designers across […]
July 10, 2020

Factors in Pricing a Paint Job

There are many factors that go into estimating the price to paint a home. The homeowner’s costs can vary greatly, and even houses with the same or similar square footage can vary in price by thousands of dollars. There are specific, concrete reasons for these price variations. Let’s take a […]
March 8, 2019

Why Are There No Olympia Painters on Angie’s List?

You won’t find the best painters in Tacoma, Lakewood, Lacey or Olympia on Angie’s List (and I don’t just mean Flying Colors).

June 1, 2018

Flying Colors Pierce County Has A New Face.

Hey Pierce County, you have you met Katie? This spring Flying Colors Painting Co. promoted Katie Tobin to be the Pierce County Area Manager. If you are looking for a painter in Dupont, Lakewood, Tacoma, University Place or anywhere in between, Flying Colors has you covered. Katie loves bringing out […]
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