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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. If you’re painting a creative space in which visually based projects such as paintings are being produced, then you’ll likely wish to choose a light, neutral wall color. This will help ensure that the artists in the room are able to accurately perceive the colors that they’re working with. On the other hand, if your workspace is creative in a more abstract sense, then feel free to choose colors that are vivid and engaging. To reduce distraction, choose solid colors over patterns. Although it’s...Tips for Painting a Creative Workspace
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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 that will truly make a difference in the way your walls look. 1. Clean surfaces first This is a step that a lot of people skip, yet is extremely important. Paint cannot adhere properly to dirt, grime, or oil, which means that unless you clean your walls, they are likely to appear patchy. 2. Use canvas drop cloths Plastic drop cloths can become bunched up underneath your feet, thereby leaving your floors unprotected. Canvas drop cloths are a better choice because they remain in placer....Couple Painting Room in Home
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FAQs: Hiring a Professional Painting Contractor

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 I am asked quite frequently. The process of choosing a local painting contractor may seem difficult at first glance, but with these questions for the contractor, you will easily be able to identify the professionals from the frauds! Locating Contractor Process: Q: What is the best way to find local professional painters for my commercial or residential painting project? A: While there are many ways to find contractors these days, there are two processes I recommend to clients. 1....Contractor shaking hands
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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 peel, you'll be spending much more effort and money in the years to come repairing and patching. Wallpaper removal takes work, but it's worth while in the long run. With the technics below, you will be much less likely to significantly damage the walls, making the whole process less stressful. Once you prepare your room (cover carpeting and furniture, and remove window treatments, wall hangings and nails), you're ready to begin. You can save a lot of time and effort if the wallpaper you're removing...Painter Removing Wallpaper
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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 for something quick and cost-effective. To help make the process as quick and easy as possible, try incorporating some of the following tips into your home improvement project. Spruce Up the Exterior One of the easiest ways to boost the value of your home is by giving the outside a fresh coat of paint. Not only will our painting services make your home look better, but it will draw more people in as well. Pulling up to a home with a bunch of peeling paint...How to Boost Value of Home
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