Year: 2012

Should I Paint or Stain My Wood Siding?

Wood siding is a classic way to provide both beauty and protection to a home, bringing a warm, traditional feel. In order to preserve the beauty of natural wood, the exterior coating of paint or stain must be regularly maintained. This prevents moisture entry, wood rot and pest entry, keeping your home looking its best.…

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Metal Paint for your Roof

All across the world, one of the most common methods of covering a house is with metal roofing, and the same is true here in Connecticut and New York. Practical and enduring, metal roofs can be as traditional as an old farmhouse or as contemporary as a Main-Street coffee house. While the metal itself can…

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How to Paint Shutters?

Many homes here in New York and Connecticut are enhanced with shutters. Some are actually functional, while most are simply decorative. Because shutters are prone to damage from wind, pests and sun exposure, many homeowners wonder whether they can be repainted. Fortunately, you can paint shutters, whether aluminum, vinyl or wood, with a small investment…

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Are There Any Alternatives to Wallpaper Removal?

Anyone who has ever removed wallpaper knows what a messy, laborious, unpleasant job it can be, and even when the paper is off, the wall is left a terrible mess in need of repair. For those who are haunted by floral prints or tropical murals of past eras, are there other options besides wallpaper removal?…

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What Is Azek? Should I Use PVC Trim?

When exterior woodwork is damaged and needs replacing, one great option for completing the repair is PVC trim. Azek is the most prominent brand name in the world of PVC trim at this time. This type of material presents several significant benefits for homeowners, and is definitely worth considering when replacing rotten wood. PVC trim…

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AGW Charity Project: Her Haven

As part of our continuing tradition of serving and giving back to the community, A.G. Williams is delighted to partner with Her Haven to provide transformations in the lives of deserving women. For a woman who is selected, this project involves a complete redesign and remodel of a significant space in her life, either in…

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