Latest Articles from Old Village Paint

A Short Picture History of Old Village Paint – Old Factory Buildings

Posted: April 11, 2023 – In: News
Old Village Paint Ancestry, Originally C. Schrack & Co. 152 – 158 North Fourth Street, Philadelphia Our buildings were purchased and torn down for the US Mint which was  around the block from Independence Hall in down town Philadelphia. Our Story OLD VILLAGE PAINTS, LTD. OLDEST VARNISH MAKERS IN AMERICA / Making paint since 1816 the Old […]

Old Village Remembers Dad for Veterans Day

Posted: November 10, 2022 – In: News
Edwin H Stulb III U.S.Army, WWII Oct.12, 1922 ~ Oct. 15, 2015 “I was employed in the family business until the outbreak of WWII, C. Schrack & Company now called Old Village Paint which is now run by my daughter Laney, a paint and varnish manufacturer. I tried to enlist in all the U.S. and […]
Ed receives the Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur, (Metal of Honor)

It’s not too late to Paint for the Holidays

Posted: September 13, 2022 – In: News
That’s right! It’s the middle of September! Let’s get those paint jobs done! The weather is perfect for outdoor painting usually thru October and often well into November be pending on where in the country you live. You’ll want to watch that the overnight temperature doesn’t drop too low. Most paints require a temperature to […]
house decorated for Christmas

How to Paint a Quality Finish – 10 Tips

Posted: July 16, 2022 – In: News
10 Tips for a Quality Paint Job With Old Village Paint 1. First Things First ~ Oil over Latex, not Latex over Oil ~ If you want to paint latex over oil you have 2 options. First prime on top of the oil paint or stain with Oil Primer or Old Village Over/Under water-based Primer. […]

1661 Saltbox – Revolutionary War Zone

Posted: July 2, 2022 – In: News
Robert Vavasour shared pictures of his beautifully restored 1661 Saltbox that was involved in the Revolutionary War. Completely painted inside and out with Old Village Paint! The Pelatiah Leete House is one of the earliest surviving dwellings built in Guilford Connecticut in the early 18th century by Pelatiah Leete , the grandson of Guilford founder, […]