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4 Cost-Saving Painting Tips

Painting your home or building’s interior and exterior goes a long way in helping to add curb appeal to your home or business, as well as provide several other benefits. However, if not properly planned or executed, some painting projects can end up costing you more than they should. To reap the benefits of a quality paint job without breaking the bank, check out these cost-saving painting tips for both commercial and residential painting projects! 1. Stick to Just a Few Colors While it may seem like you need to use many different paint colors to achieve a bold, unique and improved appearance, you can achieve the same effect with just a few of your favorite colors. If done well, two or three, or even just one paint color choice can vastly change and improve your...quality painting equipment
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4 Common Interior Painting Myths Debunked

When it comes to interior painting, there are a myriad of conflicting tips and tricks that can make even the simplest of interior painting projects seem challenging. In order to achieve the best commercial or residential interior painting outcome, it is important to know which tips are fact and which are fiction. Check out these four common interior painting myths you should stop believing today! 1. Using Multiple Coats of Paint Means You Don't Need Primer In most cases, using a primer is essential and is useful for many reasons. Not only will using a primer help the paint properly adhere to the wall, it will also give your walls a more professional look, contributing to the overall desired outcome. Therefore, it is important not to skip primer for the vast majority of interior painting projects....professionally completed interior painting project
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6 Painting Techniques for a Unique Interior

Whether you are hoping to add a unique style to your home interior, or create an eye-grabbing, welcoming environment for your business, there are a myriad of painting techniques you can implement to achieve your goal. Check out these six painting techniques for a unique interior. 1. Stencils Wall stenciling is an excellent and simple way to create a unique space. It involves applying stencils to your walls and then painting over the stencils to create impressive designs. Stencils are a great way to create complex paint designs without spending the extra time and effort. 2. Harlequin The classic harlequin interior painting technique is best for contemporary room design. By using a mix of contrasting colors such as white and blue or white and green, you can achieve a sophisticated, bold look that adds movement to...stripes painted for living room interior
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5 Safety Tips for Indoor Painting

It is time to start that painting project. You’ve purchased brushes, paint, rollers, and more, and everything is almost ready to start. Have you taken all the necessary safety precautions? Painting safety is not something a lot of people dwell on but should seriously consider if undertaking a DIY painting project. Consider if you have all the equipment needed, if there’s adequate ventilation available in the room to be painted, and how to properly clean and dispose of materials when the job is done. Follow these safety tips to ensure the project will be a safe one. Ensure Adequate Ventilation  Proper ventilation is probably the most important thing to consider if using a solvent-based paint. According to the National Capital Poison Center, exposure to paint fumes from solvent paints can cause dizziness, headaches, and nausea. These...modern bedroom with computer desk and wall decor
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Choose the Right Paint Brush for the Job

Selecting the proper paint brush doesn't have to be guesswork. Different types of paints and surfaces require different equipment; using the wrong combination of paint and brush can lead to big problems. Before choosing a brush, you also need to know what type of paint you'll be using. Understand the advantages and disadvantages of different types of brushes by comparing their variable traits. Natural vs. Synthetic Bristle Brushes Both oil-based and water-based paints have distinctive pros and cons. More importantly, they require different brushes with bristles made of different materials. Bristles can either be made of natural fibers like animal hair, or synthetic fibers like polyester or nylon. When working with water-based paints a synthetic bristle brush is a must, while oil-based paints work better with natural fiber. Using a natural fiber brush with water-based paint...pile of used, colorful paint brushes and sponge on table
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