Deuce 2 gallon paint bucket

February 2, 2013

Benjamin Moore Paint makes two gallon buckets for the Metropolitan New York market; also available in other select markets. This picture was taken on my tour of the Benjamin Moore Test Farm in Flanders NJ.. John Shearer

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Dave Fawcett on Leadership and motivation

January 28, 2013

John: So, this is part of the Dave Fawcett talks. This is the man who actually taught me how to golf. Dave: [laughs] No! Actually, I think that you taught me. John: When I first joined the PDCA, as a young contractor, I decided to get serious. They’re having a marketing event, down at the [...]

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Robin Daly House Painting Review

January 27, 2013

Shearer Painting is unique among painting contractors – in my professional life as owner of Daly’s Paint stores, I meet and work with A LOT of painting contractors – so I come at this review from a different perspective than simply as someone who’s been a client. John Shearer, owner of Shearer Painting, is invested. [...]

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Painter for a day

January 22, 2013

For a flat rate $525, a licensed painter will perform 8 hours of interior or exterior painting work with top grade paint and materials. Book Today online or call 206-431-3606 The Shearer painters will work with you on creating a list of necessary “to-dos” for your home. The painter will work his or her way down [...]

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Magnolia interior painting review

January 20, 2013

Description of work: Full interior painting project of 1,400 sf townhome. Walls, ceilings, trim, railings, etc.  No wall or trim was left untouched. Member Comments: We recently completed a whole house interior paint project with Shearer Painting and we couldn’t be happier with the outcome.  From initial consultation to final touch-ups, the project team was very professional and responsive.  [...]

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House Painting Review Redmond Dr Lloyd Stambaugh

January 20, 2013

We have a large custom built Greene & Greene style home on the Eastside with extensive dark interior wood trim and beams. The natural wood is beautiful; but required careful paint color selection to compliment and not compete with the wood. This year we hired Shearer for two projects(they had completed a small job several [...]

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Sherwin Williams Resilience Paint

January 2, 2013

This exterior painting project in Seattle required removing delaminating paint on shingles and clapboard siding. The paint registered positive for lead paint so containment practices as established by the EPA were used by Shearer. After paint was reduced to a sound substrate penetrating long oil primer was applied to all bare wood. Sherwin Williams Resilience exterior grade paint was [...]

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1907 Queen Anne House Painting

December 25, 2012

This 1907 Built Queen Anne House required 70 hours of carpentry repair and wood repairs before painting. The west elevation needed scaffolding so carpenters and painters could safely access all siding and trim for repairs and painting. A 15 year old IPE deck was cleaned and treated with a clear penetrating sealant Daly’s Ship and Shore. Read [...]

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Founder John Lahey on Hollandlac

December 10, 2012

These products are known as “lac.” In some countries, it’s l-a-q-u-e, l-a-c, l-a-c-k, l-a-k, but this is not to be confused with lacquer. This is what’s called, “lac.” And it originated in the Netherlands, and the term normally is applied by a manufacturer to his absolute finest quality enamel – finest ground enamel. We have [...]

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Stucco Repairs on older homes

December 3, 2012

Shearer Painting Professional Stucco Repair   Shearer Painting: This is a 90 year old home on Queen Anne, and most of the houses on this side of the lake are 50+ years old, and been around a long time and they have seen their better days. This particular job we had some easier repairs; This [...]

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