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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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Consider Paint Sprayers for a Large Paint Job

Painting the interior or exterior of your home or business is a large-scale project. Equipping yourself with the right tools for the job can save time and create a quality finish for your painted walls and surfaces. Using a paint sprayer offers some advantages to the traditional roller or brush painting. What Is a Paint Sprayer? Paint sprayers use a cup or reservoir to hold the paint and a pump system to pull the paint through tubing to the spray tip. Paint is sprayed in a fine mist through the adjustable tip, allowing you to methodically cover interior walls and exterior surfaces. Paint sprayers can range from basic DIY models that are airless, mechanical pumps to high-end professional models that use compressed air to atomize the liquid paint into an aerosol. What Other Tools Are Required?...painter spraying paint with paint sprayer
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4 Considerations Before Painting Your Grocery Store

Trying to figure out if it would be a smart decision to paint the exterior or interior of your grocery store? It can be a tough decision to make, especially if your business operates out of a large location. Not only do you have to think about blocking off specific areas of your store during regular hours, but also painting costs could add up to cover all that square footage. However, repainting your grocery store could present a slew of opportunities for your business. It could actually be a rewarding return on investment. Before you dive in, consider these four questions of your business and building. Are the colors outdated? If your grocery store hasn't been painted in years, chances are the color scheme is old. Trends change very quickly. Even though you might still store aisle of snack foods
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How to Prevent Paint Leaching

Painting is a necessary part of home maintenance. Whether you're painting the exterior or interior of your home, a quality coat of paint increases your home's value and protects it from normal wear and tear and exposure to elements. A fresh coat of paint can also transform a room, giving it a whole new look and feel. Many homeowners are relatively comfortable taking the paintbrush into their own hands. When the paint dries, they are rewarded with a sense of pride and accomplishment when they see the product of their hard work for the first time. However, not all paint jobs are an immediate success. Paint leaching rarely occurs but can create immense anxiety for a homeowner or contractor that has never incurred the problem before. What is Paint Leaching? Water-based latex paint contains water-soluble paint leaching and streaking on wall
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