Catchlight Painting Blog

How to Choose Interior Paint Colors

How to Choose Interior Paint Colors

Deciding what colors to paint your interior walls isn’t easy. Since you have to live with your decision you want to make sure you get it right. Interior paint colors have more to do with your personal preferences, than what the neighbors think. But if you are selling...

What Is the Best Paint for Kitchen Cabinets?

What Is the Best Paint for Kitchen Cabinets?

Since kitchen cabinets are subject to heavy use on a daily basis, and must be able to hold up to occasional washing to remove splatters, spills and drips, a conventional or ‘normal’ paint is not the appropriate coating for kitchen cabinetry. Much like the...

Why I Became a Painting Contractor

Why I Became a Painting Contractor

In this episode of Why Paint, Catchlight Painting President Nigel Costolloe discusses his why for being a painting contractor, the rough and tumble of starting a business from scratch, and why he never yells at work. You can listen to the full podcast on PlayerFM...

How to Be a Good Painting Contractor

How to Be a Good Painting Contractor

When I first set out to build a painting company, I wasn’t interested in being a normal contractor. I knew I needed some guideposts so I made a list of things all bad contractors do then I made it my mission not to do those things. Most of them have absolutely nothing...

Bidding with High End Paint with Nigel Costolloe and Jess Ritchie

Bidding with High End Paint with Nigel Costolloe and Jess Ritchie

On this episode of Paint ED, our very own company President Nigel Costolloe, and Jess Ritchie from Farrow and Ball, discuss ways painting contractors can include high-end paint in their bids in a way that customers find compelling. Chris: Welcome to Paint ED. Hey, I'm...

Historic New England Paint Colors – Exterior and Interior

Historic New England Paint Colors – Exterior and Interior

Because we are a professional painting company, our customers assume we are familiar with, or expert in, color (color theory, color selection). This is far from true, but given our daily application of color to homes, inside and out, we do acquire a reasonable comfort...

Catchlight Receives Founder’s Award from The Second Step

Catchlight Receives Founder’s Award from The Second Step

When it comes to giving back to the Newton community, Nigel Costolloe and the crew at Catchlight Painting have put their paintbrushes to good use. Part of the company’s mission, Catchlight has a long history of donating time, talent and money to enhancing the living...

Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site in Brookline, MA

Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site in Brookline, MA

About eight years ago we had submitted a painting proposal to the National Park Service for the restoration of the Frederick Law Olmsted Historic Site in Brookline, MA. We were not awarded the project, much to my disappointment. Fast forward to 2018 and we are working...

Should You Paint or Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets?

Should You Paint or Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets?

As a professional residential and commercial painting company serving Greater Boston, we are asked at least once a week to price a kitchen project. This used to mean a small and quick project - ceiling, minimal walls, maybe a few windows and a door or two. These days,...

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