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Chase DeRousse is the Vice President of Painting at Major Painting and strives to deliver quality craftsmanship coupled with superior customer service, creating a unique and pleasant experience for all Major Painting customers, no matter the size of the project. Chase also holds an active Class A General Contracting License.

Chase has won multiple accolades recognizing his leadership and excellence in the painting industry including awards from the Painting Contractor Association (PCA), Business Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), and Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).

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DIY: How Do I Stain My Deck

Power Washing a Residential Deck

  When it comes to your wood siding, trim, decks, and porches, it is very important to take the necessary measures to protect the exposed wood surfaces from the elements in order to prolong the life of your investment. While applying stain is usually more tedious than technical, below we have created a...

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Q&A: Can I Paint My Stucco

Do you have a stucco home that has started fading, holding mold, or cracking? Well… it is most likely time to freshen up the exterior of home with a new coat of paint. This article will cover many important question a homeowner needs know in order to make the most informed...

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Top Reasons to Hire a Professional Commercial Painter

If you're a business owner in Kansas City, you'll eventually need painting services. Here, then, is a list of reasons why you should to hire a professional commercial painter, as opposed to doing it yourself or hiring an amateur: A professional painter has many years of experience in painting. S/he can...

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What Color Should I Paint My Bedroom?

Painting your bedroom is an excellent way to create a restful atmosphere that will serve as a retreat from the hassles of the day. If you’re thinking about painting your bedroom, keep these three tips in mind while you decide which colors are best for your space. Choosing a color for...

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How to Properly Maintain Your Deck

Your deck is an investment, and most likely you want to be able to enjoy it for years to come. However, without proper maintenance, decks can begin to show wear and tear very quickly. If you want to keep your deck looking beautiful for as long as possible, try following these...

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Tips for Painting a Creative Workspace

When you decide to paint a creative workspace such as a private studio or a creative office space, you’ll be faced with the question of how to inspire creativity without creating a distraction or limiting imagination. Here are 3 tips for painting a creative workspace: Choose neutral colors that aren’t visually intrusive....

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Four Things to be Aware of when Painting your Own Home

Many people believe painting to be an easy task that anyone can do. Their finished results however tell a different story. When painting, even the smallest details matter, which is why it is important not to take shortcuts. Here are some things to be aware of when painting your own home...

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What Does The Color of Your Front Door Say About You?

The exterior of your home is important in so many ways: it can increase the value of your home, it creates curb appeal, and it's the first impression others have of you. Have you ever considered what the color of your front door says about you? Color speaks volumes, but so...

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Matching Bathroom Colors with Office Space

You know that your office’s appearance makes an important impression to the people who walk through your doors, but have you ever thought about how your bathroom area might influence your visitors’ opinions of your business? Taking the time to match your bathroom colors with your office space will ensure that...

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Roof Restoration: Silicone vs. Acrylic

While there are many systems for roof restoration, recently, silicone and acrylic roof coating systems been grabbing the attention of building owners and facility managers. Compared to more traditional roof restoration options, both coating systems are seamless, reduce building energy costs, are easy to work with, and most importantly, COST-efficient. While...

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Neighborhood Retail Center Freshened Up

Trash Gate Doors, Skimmed Soffit, Cedar Beam Caps

Lakewood is a notorious lake community in Lee's Summit, Missouri known for their beautiful homes, lake, and golf course. In March of 2016, Major Painting was honnored to be chosen to restore the beauty of this legendary office center at the entrance of the neighborhood.   The two week project included...

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Don't Like Change? Here's Advice for Choosing a Paint Color

Do you need to paint your home or office, but find that you — or those around you — don’t like the thought of the change? Although there’s nothing wrong with disliking change, sometimes it’s simply necessary to repaint a room. Whether you think that the room would look better in...

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FAQs: Hiring a Professional Painting Contractor

On a daily basis I am constantly meeting building owners, residential homeowners, and new people within the community, and they all seem to have the same question; How do I qualify a “professional” painting contractor from one that is mediocre at best? Below I have provided you with a Q&A with questions...

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3 Ways to Properly Remove Wallpaper

When you're ready to paint or wallpaper a room, the thought of removing existing wallpaper can be daunting. Some people eliminate this seemingly overwhelming step and decide to paint or paper right over the wallpaper that's there, which may create problems down the road. And if the wallpaper underneath starts to...

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How to Minimize Paint Fumes for Your Home and Business

If you’ve ever painted your home or office, then you know that paint fumes can quickly become unpleasant and even overwhelming. Additionally, paint fumes can actually be hazardous to your health. Fortunately, there are several steps that you can take to minimize the presence of paint fumes in your home or...

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Accent Walls: Adding a Touch of Character to Your Business

If you are someone who loves color and wants to incorporate that into their work space, then an accent wall is the perfect route for you. Accent walls add a touch of creativity and personality to any work space. To keep the space looking professional and clean, you should carefully choose...

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Tnemec's New Warehouse Receives Complete Paint Overhaul

Tnemec During Commercial Painting

Recent expansion landed Tnemec, one of the leading manufacturers of coatings and coating systems for exterior and interior environments, into a warehouse house in North Kansas City.             Before Tnemec's corporate offices have been headquartered in North Kansas City for quite some time, but its newest...

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3 Ways to Boost the Value of Your Home

Just about everyone is looking for ways to boost the value of their home. This is even truer when it comes to selling the property and getting as much as you can from it. However, many people don't have thousands of dollars to invest in upgrades and improvements. They are looking...

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What Color Should I Paint My Bathroom?

The paint color used inside of a bathroom dictates tone and mood, two very important aspects of interior design. The problem with painting a bathroom is, however, some people have no idea what works and what doesn't. They have a plan in their head, but when it comes time to execute...

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How to Prep Your House for Interior Painting

Painting is probably the best way to give your house a pick me up, and frankly, paint jobs need redoing every once in a while just to avoid having it fading out. However, you can't just slap some paint on the walls and call yourself done. A shoddily done paint job...

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Palette Picks: What Color Should I Paint My Nursery?

Among the many exciting parts of pregnancy and having a baby come a number of big decisions -- what name should I choose? How will I start the big conversations? What color should I paint my nursery? It may not seem like one of the bigger questions, but for a parent, getting the decor of...

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