Happy New Year! A Brevard County Contractors 2014 year in review

I just wanted to say Happy New Year to all my past, present and future customers and fellow contractors. It’s been a very busy year and I’ve worked with some great people throughout the year.

Looking over my 2014 year in review, It seemed like the economy here in Brevard County was on the upswing with lot’s of activity in the residential real estate and existing homeowner markets. Which included a bounty of renovation, remodel, home improvement and repair contracts throughout 2014.

For that I Am very grateful.

I completed many interior and exterior painting projects, stucco repair, pool deck repair, ceiling repair, drywall repair, texture matching and even soundproofing from Melbourne to Viera, Melbourne Beach, Suntree, Cocoa Beach, Satellite Beach, Indian Harbour Beach, Indialantic, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa and Merritt Island here on the Space Coast.

Here’s just a few of the many completed before and after project photos from 2014:

Chalky and Faded Paint Project in Melbourne

The job: Seal and repaint all of the exterior surfaces of the home due to the fading and chalking of the paint from years of the sun and elements of the harsh Florida climate on this Melbourne, FL home.
Read more about this Melbourne exterior painting project…

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Home before sealer and paint


Painter in Melbourne, Florida

After exterior painting was completed:

Exterior House Painting Project in Cocoa

On exterior repaint we repaired several staircase stucco cracks, damaged stucco from the hurricane shutters and a buckled stucco area at the front entrance before applying the sealer and paint to this home.
Read more about this Cocoa exterior painting project…

Before Stucco Repair and Exterior Painting Photo

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After Stucco Repair and Exterior Painting Photo

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Melbourne Exterior Repaint w/ Stucco Repairs

On this Melbourne exterior repaint project there were several stucco related repairs that I had to tackle before we could start painting.
Such as rusted stucco bands and stucco cracks. But the main stucco repair was the two wood frame and stucco column bases at the front entrance of the home. They had to be totally rebuilt due to water damage and termites.
Read more about this Melbourne exterior painting and stucco repair project…

Repaint in Melbourne before photo:

Repaint in Melbourne before photo:


Repaint in Melbourne after photo:

Repaint in Melbourne after photo:

Cedar siding, soffits and stucco painting in Indialantic

On this Indialantic exterior repaint project there were several stucco and wood siding related repairs that I had to tackle before we could start painting.
After we pressure washed all of the exterior surfaces to be painted on this Indialantic, Fl home, we then applied a tinted sealer to all off the exterior surfaces (due to chalkiness and also to assure good adhesion of the finish coats).
Read more about this Indialantic exterior painting project…

Cedar siding, soffits and stucco painting  in Indialantic before photo:

Cedar siding, soffits and stucco painting in Indialantic before photo:


Indialantic exterior painting after photo:

Indialantic exterior painting after photo:

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Pool Deck Repair, Texture and Paint in Indialantic

We repaired all of the pool deck cracks and floated out the areas where there had been previous pool deck repairs and also skim coated the spots where the textured finish was chipping off in several areas with a thin coat of Kool deck.
Read more about this Indialantic pool deck repair and painting project…

Indialantic Fl Textured Pool Deck Repair

Before photo

Indialantic, Fl Pool Deck Painting

After photo

Indialantic Pool lanai Repair and Painting- Before photo:

Indialantic Pool lanai Repair and Painting- Before photo:

Indialantic Pool lanai Repair and Painting- After photo:

Indialantic Pool lanai Repair and Painting- After photo:

Textured patio ceiling bubbling, blistered and falling down in Rockledge

After scraping the problem areas of the ceiling I:
1) Spot primed these areas with a spray can of oil base Kilz
2) Skim coated the primed areas with 20 minute hot mud
3) Wet sanded the edges to blend into the existing texture
4) Applied the knockdown texture feathering to match the existing ceiling texture
5) Spot primed with a quality latex primer
6) Spot painted areas with an exterior paint
7) Repainted the entire lanai ceiling
Read more about this ceiling repair and matching knockdown texture project…

Rockledge Exterior-ceiling bubble

The texture wasn’t even stuck


Rockledge knockdown texture-ceiling repair

Knocking down the texture to match


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Lanai ceiling skimmed, textured, primed and painted

Roof leak caused major water damage to this ceiling in Suntree

Repair water damaged pool patio ceiling caused by a roof leak in the suntree area of Melbourne. Not only was a large section drywall ceiling in need of replacement. The furrings strips that hold the ceiling up had termite damage and rusted screws from all of the moisture from the roof leak.
Read more about how a roof leak caused major water damage to a ceiling…

Termite damage to furring strips

Termite damage to furring strips


Second sheet of drywall installed

Second sheet of drywall installed


Drywall finishing-Second coat

Drywall finishing-Second coat 45 minute setting type compound


Skip trowel texture applied to the ceiling

Skip trowel texture applied to the ceiling and ready for primer and paint

The paper tape joints were cracking and starting to fall down on this ceiling in Viera.

This type of problem is very common on interior and exterior drywall ceilings. Over time the paper drywall tape begins to crack and fall down due to the heat and humidity from our harsh Florida climate.

The extreme weather changes cause the wood framing to expand and contract on a daily basis in turn causing just enough movement of your ceiling to crack and pop the paper tape joints. Especially if the ceiling was nailed or not enough screws were added during the drywall installation process when your home was built.
Read more about this ceiling repair in Viera…

Exterior ceiling repair-paper tape cracking and falling down

Exterior ceiling repair-paper tape cracking and falling down


Applying the final coat to the tape joint

Applying the final skim coat to one of the repaired tape joints


Close up of the new skip trowel ceiling

Close up of the new skip trowel ceiling

Water damage drywall repair and orange peel texture matching project in Indialantic

We were contacted by a past customer to do a drywall repair on the already cut out and dried out the water damaged walls in two of the guest bedrooms of their home. Water had got the drywall wet on the one exterior wall in each of the two guest bedrooms of this four bedroom home here in Brevard County.
Read more about this water damage repair in Indialantic…

Water damage - Drywall cutout - Bedroom-1

Drywall cutout at 16″ just below the electrical outlet – Bedroom-1


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Primed and painted-1

Soundproofing an existing wall to help reduce noise in Merritt Island

On this master bedroom and bathroom remodeling project in Merritt Island, FL I’ll be adding some sound reduction drywall w/ Green Glue compound and sealant to try and reduce the noise in a master bedroom coming from a home theater entertainment system on the other side of the existing master bedroom wall.
Read more about this soundproofing project in Merritt Island…

Soundproofing a wall

Gold Bond® BRAND 5/8″ SoundBreak® XP® Gypsum Board with Sporgard™


Applying Green Glue Noiseproofing Compound

Applying Green Glue Noiseproofing Compound


master bedroom remodel- soundproofing- orange peel texture-2

master bedroom remodel- soundproofing- orange peel texture-2





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Cocoa, FL Exterior House Painting Project

On this Cocoa, Florida exterior repaint in Port Saint John we repaired several staircase stucco cracks, damaged stucco from the hurricane shutters and a buckled stucco area at the front entrance of this Cocoa, Fl home.

Water had gotten behind the decorative stucco piece and rusted out the wire lathe at the front entrance of this South facing 10 year old home.

Which ultimately caused the stucco to buckle and fail in that area.

Chalky paint

Chalky paint

The whole house had chalky and faded paint that we had to deal with by priming all of the surfaces to be painted first, before we could start the exterior house painting.



Here’s the steps we took to prep and paint the exterior of this Cocoa, Fl home:

1) After digging out 4″ to 6″ around the perimeter of this homes exterior stucco walls

2) We pressure washed all of the exterior surfaces to be painted on this stucco home.

3) Then repaired several buckled stucco areas, stucco that had been damaged from hurricane shutters and staircase stucco cracks.

4) Next we spot primed the repaired stucco areas with Richards- Rich Flex alkali resistant acrylic masonry primer.

5) Then we applied Richards- Rich Flex multi-surface conditioner (due to chalkiness and also to assure good adhesion of the finish coat) to the rest of the surfaces of the home to be painted.

6) Lastly we re-caulked all windows and applied two colors and two coats of Richards- Signature Series 100% acrylic satin house and trim paint to the stucco walls, bands, columns, garage doors and all exterior entry doors. We also spray painted the garage doors for a fresh new factory finish look.

Once all of the painting was completed we backfilled around the perimeter and did one last walk through with home owners to make sure they were completely satisfied.

Highly Recommended!.

We recently used Peck Drywall & Painting to paint the exterior of our house and pool deck. Their quote was competitive, and they completed the work promptly and to a very high standard. They were courteous and professional from start to finish. We will use them for all of our future painting needs.

Rob F.Cocoa, Fl

Here’s a few Before and After photos of this Cocoa, Fl exterior painting project:

Before Stucco Repair and Exterior Painting Photo

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We recently used Peck Drywall & Painting to paint the exterior of our house and pool deck. Their quote was competitive, and they completed the work promptly and to a very high standard. They were courteous and professional from start to finish. We will use them for all of our future painting needs.

Rob F. Cocoa, Fl

We are a family owned and operated painting company, offering quality exterior painting services since 1995 and remain committed to providing the highest quality exterior house painting and stucco repairs to our clients. We will always listen carefully to our customers concerns and provide honest and fair responses. Having worked extensively on all types exterior surfaces here in Brevard County since 1995. I know that a good exterior paint job does more than just enhance your home’s appearance. It helps protect probably one of your most important investments “Your Home” from the harsh Florida climate. It all starts with the prep and carries throughout your entire exterior painting process. Our blend of old school craftsmanship and the latest technology has earned us high acclaim within the industry. In addition, we maintain current county and state licenses, Workers Compensation and General Liability insurance policies as required by law.

With Peck Painting, you can be assured that every step in the process will be performed properly. We take pride in our work and all projects are diligently monitored by the owner of Peck Drywall and Painting. Your home or business will be treated like it is our home or business.

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Proper surface preparation and application processes help lengthen the life span of coatings, thereby reducing the frequency of repaint related emissions and waste is our goal. “Green” is not just a color. It’s the ongoing initiative that describes our commitment to using environmentally preferable solutions whenever possible.

For you, we will provide you with an estimate, which includes a written proposal spelling out the important details related to scope of work and price. Top grade materials are used throughout each project, giving you quality results and maximum duration for the investment you’ve made to your home or business.

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Vaulted Ceiling Repair- Knockdown Texture Matching

This Project Blog is about a vaulted ceiling repair on a rental home in Cocoa, FL.
Along with priming and painting the entire interior of this Port Saint John home. We were also contracted to repair the tape joint at the vaulted ceiling that was cracking and falling down.
First, We needed to cover and protect even though the carpeting will be replaced after all of the interior painting and ceiling repairs are completed. Next, Remove and replace the tape joint at vaulted ceiling and apply three coats of a setting type joint compound. Then, Install knockdown texture at repaired area feathering into the existing knockdown texture. Next, Prime the repair and all of the other ceilings and walls with an oil base stain blocking primer due to some smoke damage from the previous renters. Lastly, We applied two coats of Richards- Rich-shield Paint (satin).

I absolutely recommend Peck Painting.
Paul Peck provided an accurate labor estimate then completed a beautiful and professional 100% interior paint job to my recently purchased home. The job required several sheet rock repairs that are now invisible. His attention to detail is obvious. My home has ceilings up to 30′ with nooks and crannies that look just as good as the easily reachable areas. I absolutely recommend Peck Painting.

Randy Becker- Melbourne, Fl

Here’s a few Before and After photos of this vaulted ceiling repair and interior painting project:

Interior Repaint- Vaulted Ceiling Repair

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Pulling down the drywall tape joint

Vaulted Ceiling Tape Joint Repair by Peck Drywall and Painting Interior painting and repairs.

Tape Joint Removed

Ceiling Repair

First Coated

Ceiling Repair

Knockdown Texture Applied

Ceiling Repair

Ceiling Repair Spot Primed

Ceiling Repair

Ceilings Painted (two coats)

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Stucco repair I did last week in Cocoa,FL on an exterior repaint

Here’s a couple before and after photos of a stucco repair I did last week in Cocoa, Fl on an exterior repaint I was doing.

Water had got behind that decorative stucco piece and rusted out the wire lathe.
Which ultimately caused the stucco to fail in that area.

Buckeled and Cracking Stucco

Cracked Stucco Before Repair

We cut out the damaged stucco and installed new lathe

Base coated

Skimmed and textured the stucco repair to match the exsisting texture

We spot primed the newly stuccoed repair with a high alkyd primer

Next we primed and painted the entire exterior of this Cocoa home with two coats of Richards Exterior Paint.

Before Stucco Repair and Exterior Painting Photo

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After Stucco Repair and Exterior Painting Photo

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Often, people worry about a coating’s performance being compromised to satisfy green requirements, but our green solutions won’t compromise durability. We also offer a full line of interior low VOC (volatile organic compound) paints for occupied and public areas.