Light Carpentry Work

Painting operations, especially exterior painting, frequently entail more than just painting the outside surfaces. While the end goal is to apply a fresh coat of paint, there are other preparations that must be accomplished first. These preparations frequently include various forms of repairs.

For example, if you want to stain or paint your Dublin, CA, deck but it has damage, you must first repair or replace the damaged boards before the staining or painting process can begin. The same is true when it comes to painting doors, window frames, cabinets, and other surfaces. These modest repairs and replacements are classified as light carpentry work by Custom Painting, Inc. Continue reading to find out more.

What is light carpentry?

Light carpentry refers to a variety of tasks that involve minor repair, replacement, and installation of features inside or outside a property.

Repairing Window Frame
renovation work in an old house and replacing windows, building energy efficiency

What is included in light carpentry work?

Examples of light carpentry jobs include:

  • Repairing or replacing damaged or rotted:
    • Window frames 
    • Trim, baseboards, and moldings 
    • Support rails 
    • Stairs 
    • Siding 
    • Plaster wall 
    • Hardwood floors 
    • Fencing 
    • Doors 
    • Drywall 
    • Deck boards
  • Removal of:
    • Wallpaper 
    • Paneling 
    • Acoustic or “popcorn” ceiling 
    • Mold and mildew 
  • Installing:
    • Wainscoting 
    • Trim 
    • Small cabinets 
    • Crown molding
    • Chair rails
    • Baseboard
  • Others
    • Staining and sealing 
    • Pressure washing

Benefits of light carpentry before painting

Light carpentry projects prior to painting can make a big difference in terms of how the painting project turns out well. Here’s how light carpentry before painting can benefit you:

  • It fixes underlying issues
  • It strengthens and protects your property
  • It ensures a better paint job 
  • It makes the space look finished
  • It enhances the overall look of a space

Benefits of light carpentry after painting

While light carpentry prior to painting is recommended most of the time, there are some cases where light carpentry is advantageous after painting the surfaces. 

  • It complements your newly painted property 
  • It keeps certain issues away
  • It ensures durable and long-lasting results


Why choose Custom Painting, Inc. for your light carpentry needs?

With over 40 years of experience in the industry, Custom Painting, Inc. has been committed to bringing quality painting and light carpentry services to Bay Area homes and businesses and ensuring customer satisfaction in every project we undertake.

Custom Painting, Inc. is ready to tackle any job that your home or commercial space might need. As soon as you notice a problem, you can rely on our skilled craftsmen to address it. This will prevent your property from suffering more expensive damage. Or if you’re looking to improve the look of your home or business, leave the job to our team, as well.

Custom Painting, Inc., can be your all-around partner when it comes to improving your home or business. We offer carpentry services in addition to high-quality interior and exterior painting jobs. We can help in fixing or enhancing your home or commercial space with top-of-the-line repairs that comply with local and state building codes.

Not only do we beautify your homes or businesses, but we also protect and preserve them. We look forward to working with you! If you’re looking for professional light carpentry and painting jobs, we can help. Call Custom Painting, Inc. at 925-294-8062 or fill out this online form if you have any questions about our services or request an estimate.