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How to Minimize Paint Fumes for Your Home and Business

If you’ve ever painted your home or office, then you know that paint fumes can quickly become unpleasant and even overwhelming. Additionally, paint fumes can actually be hazardous to your health. Fortunately, there are several steps that you can take to minimize the presence of paint fumes in your home or office. Choose Safe, Low-VOC Paints One of the best ways to reduce paint fumes is to avoid creating them altogether. Conventional paints release compounds known as volatile organic compounds, or VOCs. These are substances give paint its strong odor, and they can lead to a variety of unpleasant symptoms such as dizziness, headaches, and throat irritation. As the name implies, low-VOC paints are manufactured with minimal VOCs, making them an excellent choice for reducing paint fumes. Ensure That You Have Adequate Ventilation Whenever you work...Tips on Minimizing Paint Fumes
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Accent Walls: Adding a Touch of Character to Your Business

If you are someone who loves color and wants to incorporate that into their work space, then an accent wall is the perfect route for you. Accent walls add a touch of creativity and personality to any work space. To keep the space looking professional and clean, you should carefully choose your color scheme. Adding Just the Right Amount of Color Accent walls will allow some color on your walls without overwhelming the space. In the right setting, you can choose to paint one wall bright orange, while the rest get painted light brown, and everything will look balanced. You will have that touch of personality while still keeping things looking sophisticated. The Most Important Part: Choosing the Right Color One thing that you should carefully consider when painting accent walls is the color that you...Accent Wall for Office or Business
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Tnemec's New Warehouse Receives Complete Paint Overhaul

Recent expansion landed Tnemec , one of the leading manufacturers of coatings and coating systems for exterior and interior environments, into a warehouse house in North Kansas City.             Before Tnemec's corporate offices have been headquartered in North Kansas City for quite some time, but its newest warehouse is located between 26th and 23rd street on the Westside of Burlington. The space is just shy of 40,000 square feet and was in desperate need of a makeover.   During  The painting scope for the project included a fresh new paint job for the entire warehouse; this included a 38,500 square foot ceiling, over 23,000 square foot of wall, many poles, and a new bathroom addition. In order to complete the job, three 30-foot scissor lifts were brought in and over 600...Tnemec Before Commercial Painting
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How to Prep Your House for Interior Painting

Painting is probably the best way to give your house a pick me up, and frankly, paint jobs need redoing every once in a while just to avoid having it fading out. However, you can't just slap some paint on the walls and call yourself done. A shoddily done paint job will peel off. You'll have to redo it within a year or two. The key to a good paint job is preparing the walls you're about to paint. Once the space is ready, you can paint with abandon. In that spirit, here is the steps to prep your house for interior painting so you can give it the coat of paint it deserves. Get everything away from the walls. We mean everything, too. Remove all the furniture or at least put it all in the...Prep House for Interior Painting
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Blog Coming Soon

We have recently decided to launch an online blog for the painting industry.  Our first post will be published the first week in November 2015.  We are looking forward to blogging!
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