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Choose the Right Painter’s Tape for Your Project

With spring’s arrival, many people are ready to take on new painting projects with the fresh season. When shopping for your supplies, make sure that you also get the correct painter’s tape for the project. Painter’s tape is an important tool that most tend to overlook. It costs more than other...

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Spectrum Paint Colors for Your Next Spring Home Project

As spring projects begin to line up, colors for fashion and home décor are at the forefront of homeowners’ minds when considering new paint jobs. Trendy, fashionable colors include some classics and some brilliant surprises. Consider some of the following colors and combinations when you select paint for your next interior...

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Differing Preparation Procedures for Different Substrate Materials

There are many variables to consider when thinking about painting a commercial building. Preparation of the space is by far the most important aspect. How the area is prepared will determine the success and, ultimately, the life of the paint job. However, not all surfaces can be prepared using the same...

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Proper Painting Preparation for Your Project

Taking steps to prepare your surfaces properly for painting can make the difference between hours of work wasted, and a beautifully finished project that lasts. It can be tempting to skip seemingly trivial but actually vital steps. Investing time now in proper preparation will save you in the long-run when your...

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Do Your Building Expansion Joints Need Re-Caulking?

cracked vertical exterior joint

If you are like most people, you may have neglected considerations on your building's expansion joints. Expansion joints are an essential part of the frame of your building. They are located where two pieces of concrete meet and allow your building to "move" by expanding and contracting, depending on the varying...

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Considerations for Power Washing Your Building

Power washing a building can remove dirt, grime, pollen, and other pollutants for a clean, aesthetically pleasing façade. This may be necessary for a cleaner look or before a new paint job. However, not all power washers or power washing jobs are the same. Even for the same structure, the tools...

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5 Safety Tips for Indoor Painting

It is time to start that painting project. You’ve purchased brushes, paint, rollers, and more, and everything is almost ready to start. Have you taken all the necessary safety precautions? Painting safety is not something a lot of people dwell on but should seriously consider if undertaking a DIY painting project....

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Properly Prepare for Your Hotel Painting Project

Managing a hotel is all about offering superior customer service, providing positive experiences that motivate customers to return. Great service can also help earn five-star reviews that encourage potential customers to book their stays at your hotel as opposed to a competitor's. Among the various factors that influence a customer's perception...

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Upgrade Your Office Walls with Fresh Paint

Looking to upgrade your office space? Refreshing your office walls with a new coat of paint can make a world of difference in the perception of your company and your space. Below are four reasons a new paint job can bring new life to your work rooms: Create Lasting, Positive Impressions...

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Building Repainting Affected by the Elements

If you own a commercial building, then you are aware that maintaining your property is important to attract and retain tenants. The first thing a potential tenant sees when they visit your facilities is the exterior appearance of the building. A properly maintained and well-painted property makes an excellent first impression, on...

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Special Considerations for Preparing Your Business for Interior Painting

Special considerations need to be made before hiring a contractor to paint your business place. It's especially true when interior areas need to be painted. Before working with commercial painting contractors, follow these tips to prepare yourself, your employees, your customers, and other traffic for interior painting without worries. It's important to...

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Interior Home Painting to Set a Room's Personality

Have you been considering painting options for your home, but still struggling to figure out the best combination for each room? Below we will discuss popular color options and techniques. Choosing a paint color can be a stressful task, solidifying an aesthetic feel to a room. These options provide direction to...

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4 Key Mistakes When Qualifying a Painting Contractor

When searching for a painting contractor, it is important to know what to look for, but equally important to be aware of common mistakes made by individuals when selecting their contractor. By taking these precautions it will end up saving you money, but most importantly, valuable time that is involved in...

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Silicone Roof Coating Restoration Over Modified Bitumen

Modified Bitumen Roof

About The Building: In Kansas City- Missouri, the neighborhood of Westport is known as an entertainment area with festive pubs, bars and historic buildings, rich with culture. The building located at 3957 Broadway Blvd sits just north of the heart of downtown Westport and has housed several diverse tenants over its...

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5 Steps to Removing Unwanted Wallpaper

Damaged Areas Have Been Mudded

As you frequent different businesses or visit your family and friend’s homes, there’s one thing you can almost always count on, you will see some type of wallpaper or wall covering on a wall! Wallpaper is an interior wall finish that is found predominately in high traffic areas in commercial spaces...

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How to Clean Painted Walls

When it comes to the presentation of your home or business, we often times base our judgements from the finish details such as the flooring, appliances, countertops, and of course the paint! While the other finish details’ cleaning methods are more obvious, it is also important to understand how to keep...

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Retail Center Receives Roof Restoration

Before Roof Was Prepared

November 15th, 2016 marked history for Major Painting, Progressive Materials, and Kansas City, Missouri. This day marked the first completed Silicone Roof Coating Restoration System, manufactured by Progressive Materials, to be installed in Kansas City.  Roof Coating Restoration or RCR is a fluid applied roofing system that can be installed over...

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What Paint Sprayer Tip Do I Use?

When it comes to painting residences or commercial buildings, 99% of the time the contractor or Do-It-Yourselfer is going to apply the majority of the paint through an airless paint sprayer. Paint sprayers come in many sizes and their functions range from spraying small fine finish areas all the way up...

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More Than A Painting Contractor?

Commercial Finished Tile and Paint

Did you know one of Kansas City’s top commercial painting contractors does more than just paint? While Major Painting specializes in interior and exterior repaints, they also offer caulking and waterproofing, as well as carpentry services. Read more to find out how Major can help you complete your projects on time,...

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Important Maintenance Considerations for the Exterior of Your Commercial Building

Expansion Joint Caulking Failure

When it comes to exterior maintenance of your building the most important thing to remember is, being proactive, rather than reactive on your building’s maintenance issues creates real value for the building owner. The list below highlights three key areas of exterior maintenance that you must keep an eye on at...

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EFIS Repair: Sign Removal

Before Stucco Repair

Exterior insulation finishing system or better known as EIFS, is an insulated, water-resistant system installed on the exteriors of building elevations such as our homes and businesses. In the last decade EFIS has become a very popular finish for many retail centers and stand alone stores due to its superior energy...

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