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4 Tips for Flawlessly Painting Trim

It's no secret that a well-kept building or home is more inviting than one that needs some work, even when it's minor. A building's trim is easily overlooked, but when you think about it, it's essentially the frame to the picture and actually rather important. Likewise, interior trim doesn't get much thought but is just as important. Paint on your home’s trim can chip, crack, and become faded, making the entire area appear run down. Thankfully, a couple of coats of fresh paint have an amazing way of making everything look brand new. It may sound intimidating to repaint trim, but it can easily be done following these knowledgeable tips. 1. How Often Should Trim be Repainted? Exterior wood trim generally needs to be repainted every 5-7 years and aluminum (take out) should be touched up...professional painter painting trim in house
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Repair Wood Rot Before the Painting Process

You may have decided that your home is in need of a fresh paint job, but what happens when you discover rotting wood upon closer examination? Wood rot can lead to structural problems like deterioration of beams and posts, the floor, or other areas hidden from view. It is essential to understand what causes wood to rot to prevent it from happening. What is Wood Rot? Wood is a common building material, so wood rot is quite a prevalent issue. It is a form of decay set off by moisture and fungi. Continuously damp, unprotected wood surfaces are easily susceptible. Places Where Rotting Wood is Most Common Windows - A poorly sealed window could result in the rain soaking the wood beneath the window. Older windows are at higher risk because moisture or rain can collect...exposed wood subjected to the elements causing wood rot
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3 Compelling Reasons to Hire Professional Painters for Your Commercial Paint Job

Painting your own office may seem like a good way to save money. But when you don't have the right tools, the results can be lackluster. Painting your own office takes up valuable time you could spend improving your business and could end up costing you more money in the long run. Keep reading to discover three incredible benefits of hiring professional painters for your commercial painting job. 1. Quality Work Professional painters have spent years honing the best techniques for a precise, perfect, and long-lasting paint job. With the right tools and equipment to get the job done quickly and efficiently, the quality of paint will stay clean, without flakes, chips, or debris, for years to come. They also have the knowledge and skills to paint nooks and crannies and other hard-to-reach places non-professionals might...professional painter expertly painting commercial building
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When to Repair the Joint Caulking on Your Commercial Building

Joint caulking is an integral part of any sturdy construction. Nestled in between the expansion joints, joint caulking protects and reinforces your building. Without it, your building won't hold up to the elements for very long. Why is Joint Caulking So Important? First and foremost, joint caulking helps to keep your building airtight. By sealing the holes and gaps in the expansion joints, your building has a lower risk of incurring any water damage. It's not only good for protecting the exterior of your building but the inner walls as well. Joint caulking also helps with noise reduction and insulation. It can save on your power bill too! Buildings will expand and contract throughout their lifetimes. Joint caulking will make that process less of a headache in the long run. Warning Signs Joint Caulking Needs Repaired...newly repaired joint caulking for expansion joint on commercial building
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How the Right Color Can Improve Morale In the Workplace

As a business owner, you want your employees motivated to do more and be better. When morale is low, productivity is often low as well. What can you do to improve both? A new coat of paint might just do the trick. Consider the workplace benefits of the following color options. Red The color red is one that promotes labor, power, strength, and energy. If your workplace is high-energy, red could be the right color for your warehouse or office. Red is intense and will raise your blood pressure, so if you need your employees to get that little spark behind them, a bright shade of red might help. It could also help in a quieter office setting where people tend to doze off or lag a little. The red could wake them up and get...interior office painters
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