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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 Rooms If 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...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 Colors When 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...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 Times Repainting 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 Schedules When...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....painter using paint roller to prime wall
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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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