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Reviving Historic Homes: Restoring and Painting Naples’ Vintage Residences

Nestled along the captivating Gulf Coast, Naples boasts a vibrant collection of historic homes, each whispering tales of a bygone era. These architectural gems stand as testaments to the city’s rich history and cultural heritage. But preserving their timeless beauty requires a delicate balance between restoring their original charm and adapting to modern sensibilities.

When it comes to painting historic homes in Naples, FCI Painting takes the lead with expertise and respect. We understand that these structures are more than just brick and mortar – they are living narratives showcasing the evolution of the city. Our team approaches each project with meticulous attention to detail, ensuring that the original character shines through while incorporating modern painting techniques for longevity and durability.

Preserving the Past

Before the first brushstroke touches the surface, extensive research is conducted. We delve into historical records, architectural drawings, and even consult with local historians to gain a comprehensive understanding of the home’s original materials, colors, and construction methods. This meticulous research allows us to create a bespoke restoration plan that honors the home’s heritage while incorporating the latest advancements in paint technology.

Modernizing with Respect

While preserving the historical integrity is paramount, we also acknowledge the need for modern functionality and aesthetics. FCI Painting offers a variety of high-quality, low-VOC paints specifically formulated for historic homes. These paints not only provide excellent protection against the elements but also offer vibrant colors that enhance the architectural details without compromising authenticity. Additionally, we employ innovative techniques such as faux painting and trompe l’oeil to subtly modernize the look of the home while staying true to its original style.

Beyond the Surface

The process of restoring and painting historic homes extends beyond just the exterior. FCI Painting offers a comprehensive range of services, from restoring intricate interior moldings to revitalizing decorative finishes. We treat every element with the utmost care, ensuring that the final result is a harmonious blend of historical charm and modern comfort.

Collaboration and Community

Restoring Naples’ historic homes isn’t just about paint and brushes; it’s about collaboration and community. FCI Painting works closely with homeowners, architects, and historical preservation societies to ensure that each project adheres to the highest standards of restoration and preservation. We believe that by working together, we can not only preserve these architectural treasures for future generations but also contribute to the vibrant cultural tapestry of Naples.

A Legacy of Craftsmanship

At FCI Painting, we take immense pride in our role as guardians of Naples’ architectural legacy. We believe that these historic homes deserve the best possible care and attention. Through our dedication to craftsmanship, meticulous research, and modern expertise, we strive to breathe new life into these vintage residences, ensuring their stories continue to resonate for years to come.

So, if you own a historic home in Naples and are looking to restore its former glory while incorporating modern touches, FCI Painting is the ideal partner. We are committed to preserving the city’s architectural heritage while providing a comfortable and stylish living space for generations to come. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and discover how we can help revive your historic home.

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6 Stars

The entire process from start to finish was professional. They did a great job and left everything clean. Ryan wouldn’t leave until everything was perfect. The entire team was so responsive. I would recommend FCI to anyone. I would give them 6 stars if I could.

Bruce G

Reasonably Priced & Very Detailed

We have a three unit, two story condo building that needed an exterior painting job we awarded to FCI Painting. Their proposal was reasonably priced and very detailed. Richard Foden’s came to estimate the job and took the time to explain the process, answer questions and provide recommendations (that help us in our process). We received four proposals and FCI’s stood out making our decision straight forward. FCI crew was professional and the foreman ‘Eduardo’ exceptional. On a daily basis’s he communicated what to expect, what they would be achieving and the crews next steps. Crew was courteous and cleaned up the grounds every evening. We highly recommend FCI Painting company. Thanks

Leo G

Incredible Service

I honestly cannot recommend this company enough. I was attempting to find painters in Naples while I was still in Canada. Richard and his team were so helpful in the process, going above and beyond what I could have ever imagined. They were thorough, professional, and one of the best prices I found in the area. Incredible service.

Jeremy S

Definitely Use Them Again

Richard and his team were great to work with. They were polite, cleaned up and did an awesome job! I have already recommended them to people and would definitely use them again.

Helen R

Ahead of schedule

Very professional, prompt… even ahead of schedule. I will always use them from now on.

Brittany K

Can’t Recommend FCI Painting enough

I can’t recommend FCI Painting enough! Owner Richard Foden runs one of the finest painting companies I’ve ever had the pleasure to work with. When my business moved into our new office, we started researching painters in Naples, FL and FCI came highly recommended. The commercial painters that Richard works with are prompt, thorough and professional. After working with them in a business setting, I’ll be certain to give Richard a call next time I’m in need of house painters as well.

Martin V

Professional & Friendly

Had my condo painted by FCI Painting and they did an outstanding job! They were professional and friendly.

Eileen F

Competitive & Fair

FCI Painting did an outstanding job for us and we are more than pleased with the results. We found the pricing to be competitive and fair. Our painter, Chris, was an expert craftsman, patched several areas of drywall that needed attention and helped us work through a problem we had with one of the colors we chose. We would definitely recommend FCI painting for anyone looking for a quality job at a fair price.

Donna C

Way Above Expectation

Big thanks to FCI, I had them paint my house inside and out and they did a fantastic job, way above my expectations, there employees were punctual and polite, and the work was completed 2 days before the scheduled completion date. Would not hesitate to recommend A++++++++++

Neil S

Highly Suggest Their Work

FCI Painting did a fantastic job on my driveway. They were swift, neat, and very sharp eye on quality. I would highly suggest there work and I would call them again.

Tom D

Pleasure to Deal With

FCI did a great job painting our home! Job was done on time & on budget, no surprises! Rich was a pleasure to deal with & was very prompt when responding to a question or request. Chris, our painter, was on-time each day, always prepared, cleaned up every afternoon, worked at a good pace & super friendly. Would definitely use them again & recommend them highly!

Christine C

Always an Outstanding Job

My family has used FCI in our homes and businesses. They have always done an outstanding job, neat and clean and Richard is wonderful accommodating owner to work with. I would highly recommend this company to anyone.

Valerie G

Great Company, Great Results

Great Company, Great Results! We use FCI whenever we can!


Easy to Deal With

Pleasant and easy to deal with. Did exactly what they said they would, when they said they would do it. Would highly recommend.

Christopher G

Beautiful Work

Beautiful work and very friendly respectful employees. Couldn’t be happier.

Tiffany K