Transforming Santa Rosa Homes: A Residential Painting Project


Our recent painting endeavor took place in a serene residential neighborhood in Santa Rosa, CA. The task at hand was to revitalize a home that had not seen a detailed paint job since its construction over 20 years ago. Partnering with Thad Comet Construction, we seamlessly integrated freshly replaced wood with existing structures, ensuring a cohesive and uniform finish. Here’s a detailed breakdown of our meticulous approach to delivering exceptional results.

Project Outline

Initial Preparation The first step in our process was to thoroughly wash the entire exterior of the house. This crucial step ensured that the surface was clean and free from dirt, grime, and other contaminants that could compromise the adhesion of the new paint.

Surface Protection To safeguard adjacent surfaces from overspray and potential damage, we meticulously covered windows, concrete areas, plants, fences, and other delicate features surrounding the house. This attention to detail minimized cleanup efforts and preserved the integrity of these surfaces.

Priming for Adhesion Our next phase involved applying a coat of primer using a strategic spray and back-roll technique. This method ensures even coverage and optimal penetration into the surface, promoting better adhesion of the subsequent layers of paint.

Caulking for Protection To fortify the house against weather elements and potential surface damage in the future, we meticulously applied caulking around trim, windows, and siding joints. This proactive measure adds an additional layer of protection and enhances the longevity of the paint job.

Finishing Touches The final stage encompassed the application of two coats of finish using a combination of spraying and back-rolling. This approach not only enhances adhesion and durability but also elevates the overall painting quality, resulting in a vibrant and long-lasting finish.

Importance of Preventing Overspray

Overspray during painting projects can lead to unsightly paint buildup on unintended surfaces. By diligently covering windows, concrete, plants, fences, and other features, we minimized the risk of overspray, ensuring a cleaner and more efficient painting process while preserving the aesthetic integrity of the surroundings.

Spray & Back-Roll Technique for Primer

Spraying followed by back-rolling the primer is a meticulous process aimed at achieving an even and thorough application. While spraying facilitates quick coverage, back-rolling ensures that the primer penetrates into every nook and cranny of the surface, promoting better adhesion and a smoother finish. This dual approach minimizes the risk of imperfections like brush or roller marks, resulting in a more durable and visually appealing paint job.


At Lavish & Sons, we take pride in transforming Santa Rosa residences with our expert painting services. This project exemplifies our commitment to precision, quality, and customer satisfaction. If you’re considering a residential painting project or need professional advice, don’t hesitate to reach out. Let us enhance the beauty and protection of your home with our proven expertise.

Contact us today to discover how we can elevate your space with our comprehensive painting solutions.


Lavish & Sons is your premier choice for professional painting services in Santa Rosa & Sonoma County. We take pride in our craftsmanship, holding License #1072702, serving both residential and commercial clients.

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  • Santa Rosa, San Francisco
  • Mon-Fri: 7am-6pm
  • Sat & Sun: CLOSED
  • CA License: #1072702
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