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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 seep...man applying blue painter's tape to wall
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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....modern bedroom with computer desk and wall decor
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5 Steps to Removing Unwanted Wallpaper

As you frequent different businesses or visit your family and friend’s homes, there’s one thing you can almost always count on, you will see some type of wallpaper or wall covering on a wall! Wallpaper is an interior wall finish that is found predominately in high traffic areas in commercial spaces such as office building corridors, hospitals, hotels, banks as well as residential spaces like our homes. In the late 1900s wallpaper grew immensely popular due to the creative designs it came in, its durability, and how easily it could be cleaned. Now you may be asking yourself, those all sound great, so why would I want to remove my wallpaper? Wall paper is removed for many reasons. As a commercial painting contractor, we find many of our clients are removing the wallpaper, predominately because of...Wallpaper Removal
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How to Clean Painted Walls

When it comes to the presentation of your home or business, we often times base our judgements from the finish details such as the flooring, appliances, countertops, and of course the paint! While the other finish details’ cleaning methods are more obvious, it is also important to understand how to keep your walls clean, therefore preserving your paint job and getting the most value out of it. Methods for Cleaning Painted Walls Dusting-  Dusting is the most least aggressive method for cleaning your walls. This process involves using a vacuum cleaner and attaching the dusting brush. You think simply delicately run the attachment over any trim or wall areas that have cob webs, light dust or dirt. A soft, dry cloth should lightly be ran in the areas that were treated to ensure all was cleaned. Sponge...
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What Paint Sprayer Tip Do I Use?

When it comes to painting residences or commercial buildings, 99% of the time the contractor or Do-It-Yourselfer is going to apply the majority of the paint through an airless paint sprayer. Paint sprayers come in many sizes and their functions range from spraying small fine finish areas all the way up to applying high solids and textured coatings, where large gas sprayers are needed. Although the sprayer is the key to getting the material through your house and out of your gun, this article will focus on how to choose the right paint sprayer tip for your project. Picking Your Type of Paint Sprayer Tip For the purpose of this article we are going to be discussing Graco Tips. Graco is a leading provider of premium pumps and spray equipment and is found in the majority...CommercialPaintSprayer
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