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Differences in Paint Types: Premium vs Low Quality Paint

There is no better way to revitalize your commercial or residential property than with a coat of paint. But there is more to choosing a can of paint than just picking a color. That said, with each brand offering a vast array of paint lines, it would take months to sample all of them. So, how do you know which paint line gives you the most for your money? To discover the best paint for your upcoming project, it's critical to educate yourself on the ingredients in paint and how these ingredients differ throughout various paint types. A can of paint constitutes three main components: pigments, binders, and, solvents. Pigments Pigments give color and opacity to paints. The quality of pigments in paint is one of the most distinguishing factors when choosing the best line for...premium paint being poured into tray for interior painting
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Finding the Perfect Interior Office Color

Updating the interior of your office building can be one of the most worthwhile investments you can make. In terms of productivity in an office environment, the color of your walls can make a surprising difference. Promote a positive, healthy work environment, and boost productivity by selecting from these popular office colors. Creative Colors For a creative office, you need an inspirational mix of colors that spark the imagination and promote innovative solutions. Look for green and brown colors that accent each other and offer a balance of calming, inspiring, and positive feelings. Create more effectively and promote higher levels of trust and communication in your creative workspace. Relaxing Alternatives For a more laid-back office environment, consider purple, blue, or silver color tones. Not only do these promote calm feelings, but they also have a reassuring...office remodel 17
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To Paint or Not to Paint: A Question of Weather

An exterior paint job comes with many considerations, one of which is the weather. Since the climate differs according to the region in which you reside, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to the question of when to paint. There are, however, basic factors that can and should be taken into consideration no matter the location of the job. Temperature For the process of applying paint, how hot or cold it should be can differ to some extent, based on the type of paint you are using. It is important to check the paint label for specifics but in the event those aren't available, a good rule of thumb is to paint while the temperature is between 40-90 degrees Fahrenheit (4-32 degrees Celsius). Be aware of potential fluctuations in temperature, which can affect the viscosity and drying...professional painter painting the exterior of a house
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4 Key Steps for Preparing the Exterior of Your Home for Paint

A project for a fresh new coat of paint for your house is a challenging yet rewarding endeavor when properly executed. Although we all are excited to get into the paint and start applying it to the home, there are some essential steps that need to be completed prior to ever opening a paint can. In the industry, we call this the “prep phase,” which refers to the preparation that needs to be done to the exterior of the house to ensure the coating properly adheres to the substrate, so you get the most performance from your paint product as possible. 1. Clean the House The most common fear among homeowners when dealing with paint is paint failure. Paint failure is often caused by someone not applying the appropriate product to the right substrate or applying...exterior of house prepared for painting
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How to Handle Bad Painters

  To have a professional paint job completed is a big task. When you hire a contractor or company to handle the work, you want to be sure you’re getting the best. If you feel like you’re getting poor quality, here is how to handle it. Be Motivational If you’re dealing with a bad painting company, you may want to try the motivational route. Keep in mind that no matter the company, their reputation matters. When speaking to the company, let them know that you plan to post a detailed review on a variety of review sites. Keep it specific and let them know that you plan to write on the following: Angie’s List Yelp Better Business Bureau Home Advisor Google Places If they refuse to offer you the service that you deserve, you can let...Professional Paint Co
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