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DIY: How Do I Stain My Deck

  When it comes to your wood siding, trim, decks, and porches, it is very important to take the necessary measures to protect the exposed wood surfaces from the elements in order to prolong the life of your investment. While applying stain is usually more tedious than technical, below we have created a step-by-step guide on how to treat your exposed wood surfaces.   Have a Plan: When it comes to products, many times homeowners are overwhelmed with what type of stain to use as well as which brands are superior. With over 25 years of experience staining wood, we recommend to always visit your local paint store to learn what brands are the most popular and the pros and cons of them. Solid Stain vs. Semi-Transparent Stain: When it comes to choosing between the color and transparency...StainSamples
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Retail Center Receives Roof Restoration

Retail Center Receives Roof Restoration
November 15th, 2016 marked history for Major Painting, Progressive Materials, and Kansas City, Missouri. This day marked the first completed Silicone Roof Coating Restoration System, manufactured by Progressive Materials, to be installed in Kansas City.  Roof Coating Restoration or RCR is a fluid applied roofing system that can be installed over virtually any existing flat roof that does not contain excessive damage. The silicone system, in which was applied in this case, offers many benefits to the owner compared to installing traditional roofing systems. Some of the major benefits of the silicone system is, it's seamless, cost-effective, and eco-friendly. It's important to understand not all roofs are candidates for this type of system, therefore it is necessary to consult with a professional. Project Spot Light: Where: Independence, Missouri Type of Building: 1 Story Retail Center Problem:...Before Roof Was Prepared
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Q&A: Can I Paint My Stucco

Do you have a stucco home that has started fading, holding mold, or cracking? Well… it is most likely time to freshen up the exterior of home with a new coat of paint. This article will cover many important question a homeowner needs know in order to make the most informed decision possible when it comes to paint products as well as the application method to make your stucco look like new! Q: How do I know when my stucco needs to be painted?A: When it comes to assessing if your stucco needs to be painted, there are a handful of tell tale signs. First, if you see CRACKING, this usually means your house has settled over the last couple of years forcing the stucco to move more than it would like. Second, if you see...
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What Paint Sprayer Tip Do I Use?

When it comes to painting residences or commercial buildings, 99% of the time the contractor or Do-It-Yourselfer is going to apply the majority of the paint through an airless paint sprayer. Paint sprayers come in many sizes and their functions range from spraying small fine finish areas all the way up to applying high solids and textured coatings, where large gas sprayers are needed. Although the sprayer is the key to getting the material through your house and out of your gun, this article will focus on how to choose the right paint sprayer tip for your project. Picking Your Type of Paint Sprayer Tip For the purpose of this article we are going to be discussing Graco Tips. Graco is a leading provider of premium pumps and spray equipment and is found in the majority...CommercialPaintSprayer
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Prairie Village Hen House Facade Remodel and Repaint

Prairie Village Hen House Facade Remodel and Repaint
Over years of weathering and miscellaneous contractors adding and removing material to the façade at the Hen House in Prairie Village, it was time to renew the storefront. On the East elevation wood rot was caused by leaking gutters as well as failing paint. On the North elevation the complete façade had to be reworked due to water penetration causing excessive damage and wood rot.   East Elevation:  On the East elevation, approximately three wood sign panels were removed and replaced, latticed were reworked, new crown molding around the upper windows was installed, new gutters were installed, two faux columns were removed from the front entrance, and all of the columns received new trim. This elevation also received a fresh coat of PPG Exterior WeatherKing Satin Paint to match the existing color scheme.     North...IMG 0677 2
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