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Questions You Should Always Ask Before Hiring a Commercial Painter

      Commercial painting is a big job that you want done right the first time. A good quality paint job can help your building stand out and make your company look better. Not all painting companies are the same though. There are certain questions you should always ask before you decide which company to hire.   What Experience Do They Have? You wouldn’t hire an employee without looking at his or her resume, so don’t hire a painting company without finding out their background. Ask what kind of experience they have and how long they have been doing this. Don’t be afraid to ask for references and make a few calls. Check out some online reviews, and do a little research before you hire them.   Are They Licensed and Insured? If the answer...Young Painter
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Spring Painting: Watch The Weather

Spring can be a great time to paint your home or building exterior , but it does require careful planning. Multiple issues from humidity and temperature to pollen can wreak havoc on your project. If you've decided there's a project you want to accomplish this spring, here are a few general guidelines to help insure success. Outside Temperatures The temperature outside can play a major role in whether or not your paint dries correctly. The temperature outside will determine what type of paint should be used. These guidelines do vary by manufacturer, so be sure to check the instructions on any paint you choose. However, there are a few general rules to follow. Water-based paint: According to Consumer Reports , this type of paint shouldn't be applied unless the temperature is at least 50 degrees Fahrenheit....exterior of house painted in spring
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Use Paint Apps to Guide Your Residential or Commercial Painting

Paint apps are downloaded onto a smartphone or other electronic devices for customers to accurately view paint options and match them to the current area and color scheme before deciding on paint color. By uploading a photo of the area to paint, these apps allow customers to bring their room with them and compare more accurately with vision. Popular Paint Apps Paint My Place is one of the most popular paint app options, allowing customers to visualize different paint colors within their rooms. With the option to choose from several different paint companies, you can design and edit your room with a variety of options. ColorSnap is another paint app that is popular and available at no charge to customers. Using Sherwin Williams ' paint shades options, customers can develop a custom palette for their room....hand holding a smartphone
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Paints to Help Prevent Mildew

Mildew is a type of fungus that grows on moist surfaces and may have a distinctive odor. It is a thin, black, gray, or sometimes white growth produced by mold that is in the air. When the spores find a warm, moist home, they may grow to noticeable proportions. Bathrooms and laundry areas are more often affected, but any area or room that has a high moisture content in the air is vulnerable to mildew. According to the CDC , some people are sensitive to mildew and molds. They may experience respiratory symptoms or skin and eye irritations. In addition to health concerns, mildew can compromise the safety of buildings. It decomposes walls, tiles, and other areas. In the most serious cases, the structure becomes unsound and dangerous. Mildew can also permanently damage porous objects, such...mildew on the wall in corner
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Importance of Water Sealing

Water sealing is a crucial step in keeping your business or home looking its best for many years after being painted. Rain can cause substantial damage to paint that has not been sealed, which can greatly shorten the amount of time before it will need to be repainted. We value the longevity of our work, so water sealing is a vital aspect of all our exterior painting projects. How Can Water Sealing Benefit Me? Water sealing is important because it protects paint from rain, snow, and other moisture by providing a waterproof barrier that blocks moisture from reaching the paint. This helps to protect the paint from peeling, flaking, and other types of water damage, which keeps the paint looking its best for as long as possible. Properly sealed paint can also prevent water damage to...front view of two-story house after rain
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