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Exterior Painting

Transformation You Can See!

Exterior Painting

Tired of your home blending into the neighborhood like a wallflower at a party? Our expert exterior painters will make your house the belle of the block! Using state-of-the-art UV-resistant paint and expert application techniques, we’ll turn your home into a masterpiece that lasts for years. The neighbors will be green (or maybe taupe) with envy. From weatherproofing to color consultation, our techniques ensure a long-lasting, vibrant finish that protects and beautifies your home.

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Free Color Consultations

We are happy to offer free color consultations to aid you in your decision-making process of your exterior painting project.

Painting With A Purpose

By hiring us to paint, it creates opportunities for us to give back to the community and make a meaningful difference.

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Frequently Asked Questions

You might think that because we’re called Gables & Grove Painting, we only stick to Coral Gables and Coconut Grove, and while we do a lot of work in our home neighborhoods, we love to service as much of Miami-Dade County as possible. 

Here are the communities we serve—and if you don’t see yours listed, you should call us anyway!

  • Coral Gables, Miracle Mile, Coconut Grove, Cocoplum
  • Pinecrest, Palmetto Bay, and Cutler Bay
  • The Roads, Shenandoah, Little Havana, Overtown, Allapatah, Riverside
  • Key Biscayne, Virginia Key
  • Brickell, Wynwood, Midtown, Park West, OMNI, Civic Center
  • Edgewater, El Portal, Design District, Morningside, Little Haiti, Upper East Side, Buenavista, Baypoint, Shorecrest, Little River, Bayside, Belle Meade
  • Miami Beach (South Beach, Mid Beach, North Beach), Venetian Islands, Watson Island, Fisher Island, North Bay Village
  • Bal Harbor, Surfside, Aventura
  • West Flagler, Flagami, Coral Terrace, Westchester, West Miami, Ludlam, Olympia Heights, South Miami
  • Fontainbleau, Blue Lagoon, Airport West, Virginia Gardens, Miami Springs, Doral, Palmer Lake, Grapeland Heights
  • We have done work in Broward and Palm Beach counties

Get started on your interior painting project by reaching out to us with your idea or booking an appointment or virtual quote!

– Inspection and quote: our specialists provide a detailed inspection and quote

Pre Job Setup: a Project Manager contacts you to review colors, sheens, and a start date

– Materials: we purchase and deliver the materials and products for your job

– Preparation, repairs, and painting: a great interior painting project is all in the prep and the details

– Quality control: daily job site inspection and communication on the status of your project. We keep a clean job site!

– Recycle: all used cans, buckets, and recyclable refuse are taken to local recycling centers

– Walkthrough: you and our Project Manager walk the project to ensure complete satisfaction and address any final questions or concerns. Touchups as needed.

Of course, this is a common thing we run into on cabinet painting projects! We offer competitive pricing and a quick turnover time depending on the size of the project.

We most definitely do! Check out all our options here! We even have virtual quotes available for interior painting.

We’re always open to partnerships with other tradespeople and businesses in the community. If you’re a plumber, roofer, landscaper, general contractor, real estate agent, interior designer, or other professional who works with clients needing painting services, we’d love to partner with you.

Simply refer potential projects to us and we’ll happily return the favor when opportunities arise. We’ll provide an agreed-upon finder’s fee or reciprocal discounted service for each confirmed lead or job you send our way.

To get started, give us a call or shoot us an email to discuss partnership options. We look forward to collaborating and building our local business networks together for mutual benefit. With your help connecting us with new clients that need our services, we can continue delivering the high-quality painting results Miami residents and businesses have relied on Gables & Grove for.

We sure do, and we’re happy to report on some of the pretty cool commercial work we’ve done!

We’ve worked on lots and lots of custom homes for GCs and home builders, helping them put the literal final touches on masterpiece single-family homes and condo/penthouse units.

We’ve also repainted office buildings and spaces (dental, medical, law offices), parking garages, schools, different restaurants, several beauty salons, The Junior League of Miami in Coral Gables, half a dozen YouFit gyms, the Natuzzi showroom in the Design District, a Fendi storefront at Merrick Park, Green’s Garage in Coral Gables, Victoria’s Secret on Lincoln Road, and even a few walls in Wynwood.

Most recently, we were hired to paint and complete multiple sections of the new Formula 1 race track at Hard Rock Stadium. Vroom vroom!

We have many years experience working with general contractors, architects, and designers on new construction and remodel projects, providing drywall finishing and painting as well as exterior priming, painting, and staining. Did you say drywall finishing? Yes, we did—check out our Drywall Learning Center! Do you have an office, facility, school, etc. that news repainting? Visit our commercial page to learn more, or book a free appointment today!

Keep in mind, contacting us about your project is the best way to get an estimated cost/timeframe.

Residential Exterior Painting – $5000-$25000+, 6-12 days

New Construction  Exterior Painting – $20000-$50000+, multiple weeks/months

We recommend painting in our “dry season”, which typically runs from November through mid-April. During this period, there is less rainfall and humidity, providing the most ideal conditions for exterior painting that we have here in South Florida. Here are some of the factors that we consider painting professionals:

  • How will primer and paint adhere to surfaces?
  • Will the overnight dew dry from the north and west faces of the structure so that products will adhere properly?
  • Are we expecting any precipitation or cloud cover?
  • We’ve got a lot of trees around buildings in South Florida. Not only do they cast a lot shade but they can also trap moisture leading to poor adhesion of products. 

With all of that in mind, our teams are equipped to handle exterior painting projects throughout the year, taking into account specific weather conditions to ensure best results. 

Waterproofing is an important service that we offer, and as you can imagine many homeowners are discovering water intrusion during the rainy season. Regardless of the conditions, we’re able to repair damage, apply coatings, caulk, and more during any season to effectively stop your leaks and intrusion.

Sherwin Williams offers a wide variety of high-quality (and some cheapo!) paints suitable for exterior doors and trim. We like to use the best stuff, especially here in South Florida. Our top choice is Emerald Exterior Acrylic Latex Paint, but SuperPaint Exterior Acrylic Latex Paint is a fantastic product as well. These paints are known for their durability, exceptional coverage, and resistance to weather conditions. Both are also self-priming and available in a wide range of colors, allowing you to choose the perfect shade to match your home’s exterior. 

The best color for your garage doors really depends on the overall aesthetic of your home. However, popular choices often include shades of white, beige, or gray as these colors tend to blend well with most exteriors. If you’re looking to make a bold statement, you might consider a darker hue like black or navy blue. Ultimately, the choice is yours and we’re here to help make your vision come to life. We recommend checking out Sherwin-Williams’ exterior paint color suggestions for garage doors for some inspiration. 

For wood garage doors, Sherwin Williams’ SuperDeck® Exterior Waterborne Semi-Solid Color Stain or Benjamin Moore’s ARBORCOAT® Exterior Stain are both excellent choices. These stains penetrate deep into the wood, providing rich color and protection while allowing the natural beauty of the wood grain to show through.

Feel free to mix and match these recommendations based on your preferences and project needs!

 Absolutely! Our team of professional painters is experienced in painting a variety of surfaces, including metal garage doors. We use high-quality, durable paint that adheres well to metal, ensuring a smooth, long-lasting finish. Whether you’re looking to refresh the existing color or want a complete transformation, we can help bring your vision to life. 

If painting the door yourself, remember that it’s important to prepare the surface properly to ensure the paint adheres well. This includes cleaning the door, removing any rust, and applying a primer specifically designed for metal surfaces. You should also choose a paint that’s suitable for outdoor use and for metal surfaces. Sherwin Williams SuperPaint is a good workhorse for this type of job. Make sure to apply the paint in thin, even layers and allow it to dry completely between coats.

Painting a metal garage door involves several steps:

  1. Clean the Surface: Remove any dirt, grease, and loose paint. Use a degreaser if necessary.
  2. Sand the Surface: Lightly sand the door to create a smooth surface for the primer.
  3. Apply Primer: Use a rust-inhibiting primer like Sherwin Williams’ Pro Industrial Pro-Cryl Universal Acrylic Primer or Benjamin Moore’s DTM Acrylic Primer.
  4. Paint: Apply two coats of high-quality exterior paint. We recommend Sherwin Williams’ Resilience Exterior Acrylic Latex or Benjamin Moore’s Aura Exterior Paint for their durability and weather resistance.

The best primer for metal garage doors is a rust-inhibiting primer specifically designed for metal surfaces. This type of primer will not only provide a smooth surface for the paint to adhere to, but it will also protect the metal from rust and corrosion. It’s important to properly clean and prep the surface before applying the primer to ensure the best results. Our team of professionals can help guide you through this process and ensure that your garage door is primed and painted to perfection.

We do offer package deals for combined services. Please contact us for more information.

While we specialize in painting, we do offer handyman services, which may include light fixture and security camera replacement.

Permit requirements vary by project and location. We handle all necessary paperwork and comply with local regulations.

Yes, various studies suggest that homes with black or dark-colored front doors tend to sell for more. It gives an elegant and upscale look to the house.

Fresh exterior paint, a well-maintained yard, updated fixtures, and a clean and welcoming entryway are all effective ways to enhance curb appeal. And maybe a statue of Lionel Messi?

Alternatives to painting could include vinyl or fiber cement siding, brick or stone veneers, or color-tinted stucco, depending on your aesthetic preferences and budget. A recurring trend over the millenia is limewash, the use of crushed limestone powder mixed with colorants and applied on exterior walls.

We believe in quality that stands the test of time. That’s why we use state-of-the-art UV-resistant paint, paired with expert application techniques. With our careful selection and precise execution, your home will not only look stunning but will also maintain its beauty for years to come.

No worries! We’ve got you covered. As part of our commitment to exceptional service, we provide a complimentary color consultation to help you find the perfect palette for your space. Our experienced professionals will guide you through the selection process, taking into account your preferences and the unique characteristics of your home. Ready to get started? Book your estimate now, and let’s bring your vision to life!

Preparation is key to a successful exterior paint job. We start by thoroughly cleaning the surfaces to remove dirt, mildew, and other contaminants. Next, we inspect for any damages or imperfections, which we then repair and patch as needed. We also take care to protect surrounding areas, such as windows, doors, and landscaping, to ensure they remain pristine throughout the painting process.

We believe in using high-quality, weather-resistant paints that can stand up to the elements. Our selection includes durable exterior paints specifically designed to protect your home from sun, rain, and humidity, ensuring long-lasting beauty and protection. For exterior projects, Sherwin Williams’ Duration Exterior Acrylic Latex or Benjamin Moore’s Aura Exterior Paint are excellent choices. Both are premium, high-performance paints formulated to withstand harsh weather conditions while providing long-lasting color and protection.

Ah, the million-dollar question! The number of coats depends on various factors, including the condition of the surface, the type of paint being used, and your desired finish. In our Miami-based painting company, we typically apply two coats of paint to ensure a smooth, even finish that can withstand the unique Florida climate. However, the number of coats can vary depending on the specific needs of your project. We always customize our approach to provide the best possible results for your home.

We understand the importance of preserving your outdoor oasis. That’s why we take extra care to protect your landscaping during the painting process. We use drop cloths, tarps, and protective coverings to shield plants, shrubs, and other delicate features from any paint splatters or debris.

Absolutely! Choosing the perfect exterior paint colors can be daunting, but fear not. Our team of experts is here to guide you every step of the way. We’ll take into account your preferences, architectural style, and surrounding environment to help you select colors that complement your home’s aesthetic and stand the test of time.

For additional assistance, Sherwin Williams’ ColorSnap® Visualizer or Benjamin Moore’s Color Portfolio® can be invaluable tools. These resources offer a wide range of color options and allow you to visualize how different colors will look on your home before making a decision.

Ah, the age-old question! While we can’t predict the future, we can assure you that our paint jobs are built to last. With proper preparation, quality materials, and expert craftsmanship, you can expect your exterior paint job to maintain its beauty and protection for years to come. Additionally incases where there are things beyond our control that limits our paint job, we have a 3 year warranty included in all of our projects to ensure customer satisfaction.

We carefully monitor weather forecasts to choose optimal painting days, avoiding rain, extreme temperatures, and high humidity. We also use high-quality, weather-resistant paints and primers to ensure the longevity of your paint job. Additionally, we protect the work area with tarps and covers to shield against unexpected weather changes.

Yes, we stand behind our work with a comprehensive three-year warranty. If any paint failure occurs due to faulty workmanship within this period, we will address it at no additional cost.

We begin by thoroughly cleaning the surfaces through pressure washing to remove dirt, mildew, and loose paint. This ensures a clean and smooth surface for painting. Next, we inspect and repair any damaged areas, filling in cracks or holes to create a flawless base. We then sand the surfaces for a smooth finish and apply a high-quality primer to ensure the best adhesion and longevity for the paint. Our meticulous preparation process guarantees a beautiful and durable result.

Yes, we can paint over a variety of exterior surfaces, including vinyl, brick, and stucco. Each surface requires specific preparation and paint types. For instance, for vinyl, we use paints that expand and contract with the material. For brick and stucco, we use breathable, water-resistant paints to prevent moisture buildup.

If adverse weather conditions arise, we will pause the project and resume when conditions improve to ensure the best possible results. We plan our work schedule around the weather forecast and use protective coverings to safeguard the work area.

We offer a range of high-quality exterior paints from trusted brands like Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore. Our selections include Sherwin Williams’ Duration and Resilience paints and Benjamin Moore’s Aura and Regal Select paints. These options provide excellent durability, weather resistance, and color retention.

Typically, we apply two coats of paint to ensure a smooth, even finish and optimal protection. However, the number of coats may vary depending on the specific needs of your project. We always customize our approach to provide the best possible results for your home.

Absolutely! We offer free color consultations to help you select the perfect color scheme for your home. Our experts consider your preferences, architectural style, and surrounding environment to recommend colors that will enhance your home’s curb appeal.

A well-done exterior paint job can last anywhere from 5 to 10 years, depending on factors like climate, the quality of the paint, and the level of maintenance. Using high-quality paints like Sherwin Williams’ Duration or Benjamin Moore’s Aura can extend the lifespan of your paint job.

DTM (Direct-to-Metal) paint is a specialized coating designed to be applied directly to metal surfaces without the need for a separate primer. It combines the functions of a primer and topcoat, offering both aesthetic appeal and protection against rust and corrosion. This paint is ideal for metal surfaces such as steel, aluminum, and galvanized metals, providing durability and resistance to weathering. Examples include waterborne acrylic DTM paints, which are low in VOCs and environmentally friendly, and solvent-based DTM paints, known for ease of use but higher VOC content.

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