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Simplify Your Next Paint Project With These Handy Products

Let's face it, painting can be a daunting task. Getting just the right shade is stressful enough, not to mention the act of actually doing the painting. If you're not careful, you'll end up burnt out before you even get started. However, if you have these helpful products on hand, you're setting yourself up for success!1. Brushes and RollersThis seems like a no-brainer. Of course you need brushes and rollers. But not having the correct type (or quality) that you need for your project is a common mistake. Naps are the technical word for roller covers, and although there are many to choose from, not all are created equal. A high-capacity roller cover will hold more paint and drip less, so keep that in mind. Check out our helpful guide to learn more about how to...painting tools and supplies to make interior painting project easier
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Office Remodels: 4 Design Trends to Consider

Employees spend a lot of time indoors. For that reason, it can become a challenge to provide motivation. However, investing in a flexible and calming workplace design may prove to be the ideal solution to that concern.As office environments evolve, you may want to familiarize yourself with the art of bringing the outdoors into the office space. Biophilic office designs incorporate natural elements into a workplace and have several positive impacts that culminate in increased productivity, including:Help in reducing the overall stress levels of employeesBoost attention and focus among staff membersImproved workplace moraleBelow are some biophilic office trends you may want to consider when remodeling your office space.1. Living PlantsWhere possible, adding plants present the most convenient way of introducing natural elements into an office. In addition to contributing to aeration, plants also improve concentration and...newly remodeled office space with biophilic designs
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Commercial Caulking Repair: Protecting Your Building This Winter

Caulking was first used to make wooden ships watertight. Shipyards used various products, such as cotton and tar pitch, as a waterproof filler and sealant to fill the gaps and seams on wooden boats and ships to make them watertight. When applied to a building, caulking serves a similar purpose and is a critical element in protecting your investment from damaging environmental factors.What is Caulking?Caulking is a flexible, waterproof compound used to seal joints or seams against leakage in various structures. While originating in the shipbuilding industry, caulking has a variety of uses when it pertains to buildings.There are various types of caulking used in buildings, each designed for specific purposes. For a caulk to do its job effectively and provide lasting protection, it must be the correct product for the application and be applied correctly.Why...professional painter caulking outside of commercial building
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What To Expect From a Commercial Paint Job

If you have ever hired painters to give the exterior of your home a facelift, you may have some idea of what to expect for commercial painting. Even so, there are key differences. This stems from the fact that painting a commercial building is a lot more complex than painting a home. Here are a few things you should look out for.Longer Completion TimesRepainting your home may take as short a time span as a few hours. Repainting a commercial building may take much longer. One of the key reasons for this is that commercial buildings are often larger. Even when they are not bigger, the painting schemes may be more complicated than in a home. Companies may want to include logos or branded color schemes with stripes and shapes.Trickier Painting SchedulesWhen painting a home, owners...major painting office
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Prime Before You Paint

When starting a new paint project, selecting the right color is an important step in making your vision, reality. However, there is one other key step that you'll want to include before applying any paint. While priming can sometimes seem like an unnecessary extra step, a quality primer can do wonders for your painting project.A primer will help to prepare and seal the surface you're painting. If you're working with something that's already been painted (such as a wall or a piece of furniture), or you're starting with bare wood, a coat of primer will also help to cover any blemishes such as knots or unevenness. Because primer seals the surface of your project, the paint will adhere better, helping you to achieve lasting results. Using a primer can also help you save money. When primer...painter using paint roller to prime wall
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