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Sand Surfaces the Right Way

You have decided to tackle the job of refinishing your hardwood floors. Unless your floors are badly warped, bowed, or the wood is splintering, you can likely do the job yourself. Properly planning and having the right equipment at the ready will make the job easier, so be sure you understand and have prepared yourself with the following details. Why Is It Important to Sand Surfaces Before Painting or Staining? Your main reason for refinishing your hardwood floors is that they no longer look nor feel new. Varnish may have worn away, the wood has scuffed, or it’s stained poorly. Sanding the surface before refinishing will remove the old stain, varnish, and dirt, allowing the new stain to adhere better to the wood. It will also help color be uniform throughout. Sanding will also even out...rolls of sand papaer on workshop table
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Properly Prepare for Painting a Ceiling

Beginning a painting project can be a daunting task. Not only do you need to have the proper tools and supplies, you must know their proper application to ensure the best possible results. This can usually take a lot of research and time out of your already busy schedule. On top of that, there are even other details and particulars to be wary of when you’ve moved to paint your ceiling. Keep in mind this list of tips and tricks when you're attempting to paint your ceiling for the first time. Tools Required The essential supplies for painting a ceiling are minimal, but necessary for a respectable paint job: RollerRoller TrayPaintDrop ClothSanding PoleStepladderSponge Prepare and have all items on hand before starting your project to ensure a smoother, overall process. Precautions Whether your ceiling is textured or smooth, it's crucial...conjoined living rooms with white ceiling filled with couch, desk, and windows shining daylight
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Prevent Mildew from Surfaces to Avoid Growing Disaster

Spring has arrived and with it also several months of rain. While that heavy rainfall is good for grass and vegetation, it can also make your exterior surfaces magnets for mildew. Mildew seems like a small problem. At first it may be nothing more than a few unsightly spots. Eventually it can become a major issue that can lead to health problems for you and your loved ones, like respiratory difficulties, headaches, fatigue, and possibly mood changes. Mildew can also damage your landscaping, as well as any previous paint jobs, causing paint to lose its adhesiveness. While there are many ways to eliminate mildew, the best is always prevention. So how do you prevent mildew from forming on your exterior surfaces? To properly answer that question, you need to have a firm understanding of what causes...spotty mildew stains on wall
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Save with Professional Residential Painting Service

Keeping your home in good condition and looking great is very important. For those that are looking to improve the appearance of their home, giving a room or the whole house a fresh coat of paint can go a long way. While many people may like to try and take on a home painting endeavor themselves, there are several reasons why it would be beneficial to hire a professional painting company for your next project. Time Savings One of the main reasons why you should hire a certified professional to paint your home is that it can save you a lot of time. While painting may not seem like too challenging of a task, there are a lot of important steps that need to be taken to ensure it is done right. Between preparing the walls,...close-up of meeting between two people with one person taking notes on paper and other on tablet
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Match Your Building Paint to Your Business's Brand

Your building front is one of the very first impressions a customer will see of your business. You were often told not to judge a book by its cover, but in reality, it happens all the time for businesses! Popular food chains and stores have already perfected the look of their building front, making them noticeable and memorable. What you may not realize is that building paint and color has a lot to do with brand and perception of the company. For restaurants, yellow on red design correspond with appetite and happiness. Other brilliant colors, like bright orange, show excitement and creativity. Colors send subliminal messages to potential and existing customers, and you’ll want to send the right one with your business building and paint color. The key to a good color choice is understanding your...small-town shop with balcony painted light blue with darker blue accent with clear blue skies
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