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3 Risks and Precautions Associated With Painting

Depending on how much painting you’re planning to do, it can be a big job. When you consider the return on your investment, however, the results are worth the time and effort. A new paint job offers a great first impression to potential tenants and customers, as well as improving the overall value of the building. If you’re taking on the job yourself, there are a few risks you should know about, and precautions you should take.Ladder DangerIf you are painting any areas that reach above your own height, you’ll most likely be using a ladder. While this can be great for getting those hard-to-reach areas, the ladder does pose a risk to anyone working on or near the project. When setting up the ladder, take some extra time to ensure it is on solid ground....Special Considerations for Preparing Your Business for Interior Painting
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Ceiling Painting Tips for Your Home or Business

When painting the interior of your home or business, it’s easy to overlook the ceiling when picking out your preferred color(s) and just paint it/keep it white. However, your ceilings can be an important part of your room’s aesthetic and simply slapping on a coat of white paint can be a missed opportunity to make a positive impression. To achieve your desired look, first decide if you want to fool the eye into believing the room is smaller and cozier or if you want to give the impression of a larger space.Ceiling Paint for Larger RoomsIf your home or office has large rooms with high ceilings, your flooring and furnishings might take up less than half of the room. The remaining space can feel bare, cold, and off-balance; not exactly a welcoming feeling for your guests...freshly painted ceiling to give room a larger appearance
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Painting With Your Brand in Mind

A lean and efficient business is one that may stand the test of time. However, when businesses cut too many corners, they may soon begin to cross that line between cost-efficient and cheap. One of the projects companies should never skimp on is the commercial painting of the exterior or interior of their building. The colors and overall appearance may either strengthen or weaken branding. Which outcome would you prefer? Here are some tips to get the most value for your money.Stick to Brand ColorsWhen property managers recognize that they need to repaint their buildings, one tactic they use to keep the cost down is to purchase whatever is on sale in bulk. Not only is this paint color sometimes an ugly, hard-to-sell shade, but the type of paint may not work with the type of...Cinemark
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What To Expect From a Commercial Paint Job

If you have ever hired painters to give the exterior of your home a facelift, you may have some idea of what to expect for commercial painting. Even so, there are key differences. This stems from the fact that painting a commercial building is a lot more complex than painting a home. Here are a few things you should look out for.Longer Completion TimesRepainting your home may take as short a time span as a few hours. Repainting a commercial building may take much longer. One of the key reasons for this is that commercial buildings are often larger. Even when they are not bigger, the painting schemes may be more complicated than in a home. Companies may want to include logos or branded color schemes with stripes and shapes.Trickier Painting SchedulesWhen painting a home, owners...major painting office
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Prime Before You Paint

When starting a new paint project, selecting the right color is an important step in making your vision, reality. However, there is one other key step that you'll want to include before applying any paint. While priming can sometimes seem like an unnecessary extra step, a quality primer can do wonders for your painting project.A primer will help to prepare and seal the surface you're painting. If you're working with something that's already been painted (such as a wall or a piece of furniture), or you're starting with bare wood, a coat of primer will also help to cover any blemishes such as knots or unevenness. Because primer seals the surface of your project, the paint will adhere better, helping you to achieve lasting results. Using a primer can also help you save money. When primer...painter using paint roller to prime wall
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