As Monk’s Painting, we’ve been painting homes in and around Watchung NJ since 2007. We’ve grown to include additional home improvement services, and changed our name to reflect that, but painting is still a main part of our business. When painting your home, we thoroughly prepare all surfaces and take care to protect your furnishings. We pride ourselves in delivering you a painting job that you’ll enjoy for years to come. We guarantee it.

Monk’s Painters in Watchung NJ

Dave Cleaves
Dave Cleaves

Dave Cleaves manages all of the Monk’s painting and carpentry projects in Watchung, NJ.

Dave has spent his entire adult life performing and managing various aspects of carpentry and construction. He will make sure you are fully satisfied with your home improvement project.

Dave looks forward to discussing your painting or carpentry project with you. Call to schedule an appointment for a free, written, on-the-spot estimate with Dave. He’ll will tell you why we are the best painters in Watchung NJ!

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We handle all types of painting projects.  Besides walls and trim, interior painting may include kitchen cabinets, railings and more. Monk’s paint exteriors including trim, cedar shingles, fences, decks, sheds and more!

Interior Painters in Watchung NJ
Interior Painting in Watchung NJ

On every interior painting or exterior painting project you will receive:

  • A free, itemized estimate
  • Proper wall and surface preparation (beyond just spackle)
  • Specific protection for your furnishings, floors, and interiors
  • Qualified, trained professional painters
  • Painters who are there every day, for a full day until the job is complete
  • Written guarantee of paint project satisfaction
  • Complete clean up each day so you can live in your house during the project
  • Benjamin-Moore, Sherwin-Williams or California Paints products
  • Fully licensed and insured
  • Full service carpentry available for trim installations and exterior repairs
  • Full service dustless floor sanding and refinishing available.
  • The option to install new windows or doors before painting.

 

The Monk Family Recipe for the Longest Lasting Exterior Paint Job

Exterior Painting Watchung, NJ
Exterior Painting Watchung NJ
  1. Remove all loose paint, even if you remove 95% of the paint from the siding.
  2. Clean all dirty areas of the house and rinse off any dust from the sanding.
  3. Prime all bare wood with a top quality primer from California Paints, Sherwin-Williams or Benjamin-Moore.
  4. On cedar houses with lots of bare cedar – apply a 2nd coat of oil based primer to prevent the cedar from staining.
  5. Remove any rotten wood and replace with Azek trim.
  6. Caulk all seams and corners with high quality latex caulk.
  7. Use premium ingredients like Duration Paint from Sherwin-Williams or Aura Paint from Benjamin-Moore.
  8. ALWAYS give a house two top coats of paint.  One coat just won’t cut it.

Call 973-635-7900 today to schedule an appointment with Dave to discuss your painting or carpentry needs.

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