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How to Identify Signs of a Bad Paint Job

There are many things to consider when deciding to hire a painting contractor. It is important to look for a professional who will guarantee you have the highest quality work completed. One of the best ways to ensure you get the look you want is to know what to look for in your paint job. There are many warning signs of a bad paint job that a property owner should identify. Lack of Primer A good painting company will ensure that they use primer on your interior walls prior to painting. Primer guarantees greater longevity of your paint. It enhances the color and helps with a smooth application and finish. No Second Coat Skipping the second coat of paint is another sign of a poor paint job. A company that excludes this step is looking to...Depositphotos 6572217 m 2015
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5 Exterior Items to Paint to Add Curb Appeal

Spring is just around the corner, and many home improvement projects will start up. When considering your home's curb appeal, it's tempting to call your local landscaper for a few updates around your house, but you'll miss out on another aspect of curb appeal: paint on the building itself. Paint is an easy, cost-efficient, and creative way to beautify and even increase the value of your home. Here are just 5 things you can paint to add to your home's exterior style. Fencing Chances are, because the fence is on the outer proximity of your home, it's one of the very first things people will see when they drive up your street or pull into your driveway. If the paint on your fencing is peeling or faded, add a fresh coat to add some curb appeal....front view of house in neighborhood
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Factors That Destroy Your Home Walls' Appearance

You've chosen the perfect paint color with care, had a professional painter apply your paint, and even worked to avoid marring your wall finish, but accidents do happen. Even a few random marks can leave your walls looking dated and tired. There are many causes of wall damage, so be prepared for them to best maintain your home's interior and cut down on the amount of cleaning and even repainting you need to do. Your painted walls can be damaged in a surprising number of ways: from your own kids and pets to the great outdoors. Consider these factors of potential damage to your interior living space: Harsh cleaning products and improper methods : The wrong approach to cleaning your walls could do more harm than good . Shiny spots, bare patches, and even streaking can...small apartment bedroom with desk, bed, and closet
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Select the Right Paint for Your Home

A lot of planning goes into the paint job before a brush even touches a surface. For a painting project, it's important to have the right equipment and ensure that the area that you are working in is safe. However, one of the most crucial steps is also selecting the right color to paint. Many people start a job and stall because the color that they thought would work turned out to be the wrong choice. Painting is a step-by-step process that requires diligence and fine attention to detail, and that process starts with color selection. Here are some steps that will help you choose the right one for the job. What is the Look of Your Home? This is simple yet important. You want to get an idea of what color will look the best, and...modern, clean, blue living room
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5 Signs of Dry Rot Wood Decay

Whether you're a new home buyer or you're just fixing up the old shed, the last thing you want to come across is dry rot wood decay. Dry rot is something that can be very problematic for property owners, especially when it starts spreading. Often, dry rot is something that starts in a less visible place, like in between walls, and could take months before showing itself. Dry rot is a damaging type of fungal decay found in timber that often occurs in poorly ventilated areas of buildings, normally resulting in cracking or crumbling of the wood. Dry rot spores alone are a health issue, as they indicate excessive dampness in the house, which could cause respiratory problems. Dry rot also weakens the wood, which makes it less reliable and could collapse a foundation. Dry rot can affect painting...old faded wooden patio deck
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