If you missed the other painting posts, check these out first:
A quick reminder of what it looked like before I moved in. Pre-painting:
Green Apple DC did a fantastic job getting rid of that ugly beige quickly! Paint is such a great way to transform a space, and they did a really quality job. In past apartments I’ve lived in, I can tell the quality of the paint and paint job by cheap contractors when it constantly chips, cracks, shows imperfections, etc.
After having the painting done at my new place, it’s evident that the quality of the paint and the quality of the painters and their prep work and attention to detail really makes a huge difference. After living in the apartment for a couple weeks, hanging art on the walls, etc, the paint looks just as good as the day they finished and it’s minimizing any imperfections in the walls rather than highlighting them. Green Apple DC also did several coats in each space, which really makes each color stand out and gives a higher-end appearance.
I still have a decent amount of organizing and styling to do, adding and replacing lighting, etc. but it’s certainly starting to look and feel like ‘home’
Starting off in the bedroom:
The crisp white really made this space look so open, fresh and airy, and I love the slight contrast with the trim, doors and ceiling.
I absolutely adore the black bathroom and since it’s such a dramatic color, Green Apple DC went out of their way to make it look so good. Prepping the walls and adding many, many extra coats so there aren’t any specks of white popping through.
This space has so many cut ins and different little walls, which makes it much more difficult to paint but Green Apple DC definitely rose to the challenge and kept the meticulous lines around every surface. And they even drilled the holes in the tough beam and installed the curtain rod which saved me so much time and hassle. They also generously drilled holes for the curtain rod in the bedroom and miraculously drilled into the concrete ceiling on my balcony so the curtain system could be installed out there as well. Lastly, the kitchen also got a brighter, cleaner look with the same white color as in the bedroom. Another difficult area to paint, they moved the fridge to paint behind it and meticulously painted the small wall behind the kitchen counter without a drop of paint falling on the counters, floor, etc.
As I mentioned in the previous posts and this one, I really can’t say enough good things about Green Apple DC. Their commitment to a quality job, quick response and amazing flexibility with scheduling made this process seamless and the added bonus of installing three curtain systems was just the cherry on top. If you’re the DC area and in need of a quality paint job, this is the company you need to hire. I’m a notoriously picky, detail-oriented person so my high praise should be a great endorsement of approval. 🙂
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