Fall’s Coming—Learn More About Gutter Cleaning

It’s been a rainy summer, and chances are, that same rain will carry through the fall. With leaves falling from trees, it’s important to make sure your gutters are clean and capable of draining properly. At Castino Painting and Home Services, we’re proud to offer gutter cleaning to homeowners all over, but there are a […]

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What You Need to Know About Stucco Repair

If you’re considering installing stucco on your home, you probably already know about how it’s a long-lasting, low-maintenance material to work with. Stucco is a popular choice with many homeowners, but when it begins to deteriorate, it can go downhill fast if left unattended. Thankfully, repairs are not the end of the world, and some […]

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5 Tips for a Successful Bathroom Painting Project

When you’re ready to give your home’s bathrooms a new look, there are a few things you’ll have to consider before going ahead with the project. You probably already know that there’s a specific type of paint that’s better suited for bathrooms—rooms that see a lot of moisture and thus are prone to mildew and […]

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How to Choose a Shade of White Paint for a Large Area

Choosing paint for your home can be a difficult task – whichever shade you choose has to be something you’ll like for a while, since most people don’t want to repaint their homes all that often. The pressure is on to find the perfect color—and in the face of that complicated decision, many people think […]

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Choosing the Best Paint for Your Kitchen

When you want to change the look of your kitchen but a full remodel isn’t in the budget, a fresh coat of paint can work wonders.  Kitchen paint can lend itself as an accent to the existing fixtures—cabinets, appliances, the floor, etc.—or can provide an interesting contrast. Whichever color palette you choose to paint, there […]

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Why Choose Stucco Over Stone?

Stucco is becoming more and more popular, particularly because it can be applied to homes in such a way that it looks like stone. Stone and stucco are two materials for finishing the exterior of homes, and while they can be made to look similar, they are quite a bit different. If you’re considering one […]

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Top Paint Colors for 2014

As you ushered in the new year, you may have made various New Year’s resolutions, like exercising more or eating healthier. But what about a resolution to try a new paint color for your home? This year, the most popular colors for interior painting jobs are less about making a statement and more about letting […]

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Beware of the Ice Dam!

Have you ever seen long icicles hanging off the edge of your house? They may look pretty outside, but inside it may be a sign that water is seriously damaging your walls and leading to toxic mold. Icicles are signals of ice dams, which are caused by heavy snowfall (8” or more) followed by extremely […]

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Choosing Kitchen Appliances: Appliances Part I

Appliances Part I: Selecting Appliances Often, a part of kitchen remodeling is replacing appliances. With all of the options on the market, selecting appliances for your home can be a daunting and expensive task. Since there is already so much involved in the actual remodeling of a room, you’d probably like choosing appliances to be […]

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Ways to Breathe New Life into Old Rooms

Projects to Make Any Room Feel New Summer is a great time for home improvement projects for a couple of reasons. One of the most important reasons is that you can leave doors and windows open in the summertime to keep your workspace free of fumes from paint, stripper, stain, etc. Another reason is that […]

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