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Keeping your home in good condition and looking great is very important. For those that are looking to improve the appearance of their home , giving a room or the whole house a fresh coat of paint can go a long way. While many people may like to try and take on a home painting endeavor themselves, there are several reasons why it would be beneficial to hire a professional painting company for your next project. Time Savings One of the main reasons why you should hire a certified professional to paint your home is that it can save you a lot of time. While painting may not seem like too challenging of a task, there are a lot of important steps that need to be taken to ensure it is done right. Between preparing...close-up of meeting between two people with one person taking notes on paper and other on tablet
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Match Your Building Paint to Your Business's Brand

Your building front is one of the very first impressions a customer will see of your business. You were often told not to judge a book by its cover, but in reality, it happens all the time for businesses! Popular food chains and stores have already perfected the look of their building front, making them noticeable and memorable. What you may not realize is that building paint and color has a lot to do with brand and perception of the company. For restaurants, yellow on red design correspond with appetite and happiness. Other brilliant colors, like bright orange, show excitement and creativity. Colors send subliminal messages to potential and existing customers, and you’ll want to send the right one with your business building and paint color. The key to a good color choice is understanding...small-town shop with balcony painted light blue with darker blue accent with clear blue skies
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Choose the Right Painter’s Tape for Your Project

With spring’s arrival, many people are ready to take on new painting projects with the fresh season. When shopping for your supplies, make sure that you also get the correct painter’s tape for the project. Painter’s tape is an important tool that most tend to overlook. It costs more than other types of tape, and many people will forgo it, buying masking tape to offset costs. Even though masking tape is cheaper and is used on many other projects, it does not work well on painting projects. Masking tape will make your project more difficult in the following ways: Paint will stick to the surface of masking tape, which will lead to the paint peeling when you remove the tape. If you are using an oil-based paint, masking tape will deteriorate quicker, causing paint to...man applying blue painter's tape to wall
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Spectrum Paint Colors for Your Next Spring Home Project

As spring projects begin to line up, colors for fashion and home décor are at the forefront of homeowners’ minds when considering new paint jobs . Trendy, fashionable colors include some classics and some brilliant surprises. Consider some of the following colors and combinations when you select paint for your next interior or exterior home painting project. Interior Pastel Colors Pastels have been popular and pleasant for many. They aren’t only used for softer rooms, like a baby's room. Instead, any room that needs some color can don hues of faded versions of colors. Instead of peach, think of blush. Instead of sky blue, think of pale duck egg, or almost-white hues of aqua or seafoam. Pastels bring a subtle pop of color without being too flashy. White and Black White and black coloring offer...vivid-colored home living room with 3 love seats during daytime
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Differing Preparation Procedures for Different Substrate Materials

There are many variables to consider when thinking about painting a commercial building . Preparation of the space is by far the most important aspect. How the area is prepared will determine the success and, ultimately, the life of the paint job. However, not all surfaces can be prepared using the same technique, as one preparation for one type of surface could actually cause damage to another. For example, metal and wood require completely different methods. Be sure to know how to properly prepare the surfaces before starting your project. Preparing Wooden Areas One of the first things a professional painter does is perform a test in an inconspicuous area, where the paint is worn. They clean the surface with soap and water, and then rinse the area well. They allow plenty of time for...white commercial building with clear skies
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