Armor Tough Coatings: Painter for a Day

We all have those items on our honey-do list that, for some reason, never seem to get done. Between work, kids, kid’s activities, and everyday stressors, it can be very difficult to find the time, and when you do have free time, the last thing you want to do is paint! Armor Tough Coatings is introducing our Painter For a Day program to help you with all of your small painting projects. For $350, we will supply you with one of our experienced and professional painters for 7.5 hours to complete any of your small project(s). Armor Tough…

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How much will an Epoxy Floor Coating cost in Commerce Township MI?

We have been doing a variety of epoxy coatings over the last couple years and the first question is, “what is the price to do this in my home?”. There are many factors to consider when pricing out a project like this. Here is an idea of the cost of epoxy, to see if it fits in your budget. Our premium floor coatings, on average, cost $5.50-6.50/sq ft. For example, if your basement is 1000 sq ft, then the average price would be $5,500-$6,500. Price can be lower or higher depending on the condition of your floor. If…

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What is the Cost to Paint my Cabinets?

In need of a bathroom or kitchen update? Don’t have $10,000+ just laying around? Call Armor Tough Coatings to refinish your cabinets and vanities. Newly refinished cabinets can change the whole look of a room and give you the fresh feel you’re looking for. Refinishing cabinets is half the cost of buying new cabinets, maybe even less! Not to mention, Armor Tough Coatings offers a 5-year labor and material warranty. During the last year Armor Tough Coatings refinished 2-3 kitchen cabinets and bathroom vanities each month. Refinishing cabinets is becoming the new trend for updates and makeovers. The…

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Interior Painting Cost

How Much Does Interior Painting Cost? Below you will see the breakdown of how we price our home interior painting projects so you can get a good estimate of how much your project will cost. Small Bathroom 6 x 6 *Wall Surface            190 Sq Ft         $225.00 Ceiling Surface         36 Sq Ft              $75.00 Door and Casing      Per Side              $60.00 Baseboard                 24 Ln Ft              $25.00 Small Room 10 x 12 *Wall Surface             350 Sq ft          $350.00 Ceiling Surface         120 Sq ft              $75.00 Door and Casing       Per Side             $60.00 Baseboard                 44 Ln Ft              $45.00 Medium Room 12 x 15 *Wall Surface           …

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The illusion behind Paint + Primer In One.

The illusion behind Paint + Primer In One. We have all heard about a 2 n 1 paint and primer product that amazingly helps you skip the dreaded step of using primer. Some of them even claim to cover in one coat, saving you lots of time and money. These days, whether you’re at a big box store or any paint retailer, you will see this being advertised. This feature seems to help sell a lot of paint and we hear about it every day. The downside, is that it does not always deliver what it claims to…

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Maintaining a Beautiful, Long Lasting, Garage Floor.

Next to the exterior of your house, your garage may be the first thing you see when you come home each day. For some families, your garage may be where all of your vehicles are kept, for others it might be used for storage. A garage can also be a major selling point. Most people do not know this, but having a bare concrete floor in your garage can be very harmful. Bare concrete absorbs anything that is introduced to it, such as oils spills, chemicals, water, salt, etc. These things are very harmful and over time will…

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What should I do with my exterior wood rot in White Lake, MI?

Michigan can have some very unpredictable weather; it can go from a nice 60 degree day, to snow literally overnight. As the weather changes and stuff starts to thaw, you’ll start noticing the outside of your house again. You may find that your home is in need of exterior painting. One major concern regarding homes when it comes to the preparation of painting is wood rot. Wood rot is not very appealing, and can do more future damage if not attended to right away. Why does it rot? Wood rot occurs mainly from aged wood that is exposed…

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Deck Staining Maintenance

Here in Michigan it is hard to tell what day we will be shoveling snow, or jumping in the pool. This harsh, extreme weather: cold or hot, means the exterior of our homes, take a beating. Our patios and decks probably take the most abuse. Most people want to have friends over, grill out, and relax on their deck during the summer. if your deck is rotted or too slippery because of the mildew buildup, this can be an embarrassing event. On the bright side, deck maintenance can be very simple if it is kept up from year…

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It’s Not Always Black and White

When we first bought our house it was full of color. Unfortunately not any colors that we even kind of enjoyed. As a professional painting contractor, my fiancé wanted us to repaint every room, so it felt like home. Picking colors proved to be challenging for us. We are apparently pretty neutral people. We decided to stop living in the black and white, we decided to stop being afraid of color, and to start taking some chances! Our first thought was, what we can do, to still keep the house pretty neutral for: if, and when we decide…

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Custom Staircase With These Easy Steps

Customized staircases are on track to be a major trend in 2016. It’s a fun, and stylish way to make something as mundane as a staircase, personalized to your style. This project has several steps, but is broken down into 2 main sections. The first section is the tread (or top) and handrail, that will be the stained portion. The second section will be focused on the riser (or back), spindles and stair stringer (sides) which is the painted part. Steps may vary, depending on the look you want. The 1st major step in this project is picking…

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