One of the challenges of owning a nice home is that the architects usually specify at least one soaring ceiling. This has a nice effect of making a room feel spacious and open... but it also leads to big, empty, hard-to-fill walls. And those high ceilings mean that you have to get way up on a ladder to hang your art once it's delivered. If you have a big piece to install, it can be downright dangerous to do it yourself.
Fortunately we're available to assist with hanging art in challenging locations, including items that are up to 14 feet in the air. Here's an example of a recent project which entailed a bit of a climb.
One of our local Biltmore Forest customers recently built a home with a little cupola over the kitchen. It gave almost a courtyard effect to the area, but it also created two expansive white walls that were just crying out for artwork.
Fortunately he had two large pieces which he had commissioned for his previous home. The pieces were stretched on canvas, so they were relatively lightweight, but their expansive size made it unsafe to carry them up a ladder. With that in mind, we brought in our rolling scaffold, which we laid on packing blankets in order to protect the beautiful new hardwood floors.
The scaffold allowed us to carefully lift the painting up and set it on the walk-boards, then hang it on the picture hangers which we'd previously installed. We really enjoyed this picture - it brightens up the plain white walls. The homeowners had the area washed with spotlights, too, so I bet it looks great at night.
On the opposite side was a wonderful painting of the Biltmore Estate... the perfect subject for a home in Biltmore Forest. We carefully centered and leveled it so that it lined up just right with the in-wall speakers.
If you've been staring at big white walls for too long and you're ready to fill them in, give us a call. We've got the tools for the job!
9:00 am to 5:00 pm, M-F
Owner: Arthur Teel
113 Rector Branch Road
Marshall, NC 28753