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Selling your Home? Painting Ideas to Increase Curb Appeal

Posted on 01. Nov, 2016 by in Paint Color Schemes, Residential Painting

When the time comes to sell your home, you want to make improvements that lead to a quick sale, but that also provide a decent return on investment. Many homeowners focus on their home’s interior. That makes sense, it is the area where you spend the majority of your time. However, the area first greeting […]

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The 60-30-10 Rule: How Interior Designers Work with Color

Posted on 04. Oct, 2016 by in Paint Color Schemes, Residential Painting

  Designers employ the 60-30-10 rule in both residential and commercial settings, because it is extremely effective at creating a unified, attractive space. Either the client or the designer chooses three colors. The color chosen as the dominant color takes up 60 percent of the space and is usually the main wall color. The secondary […]

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Painting Contractors For All Your Commercial and Residential Needs

Posted on 27. Oct, 2015 by in Commercial Painting, Residential Painting

If you’re looking for Painting Contractors in Phoenix, AZ, look no further than CBP of Arizona – our quality work can be seen throughout the region for homes, businesses of all sizes, and community centers. Our custom work will be done to your specifications and our professionals will make your home or business look and […]

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When Should I Repaint the Exterior of My Business?

Posted on 06. Mar, 2015 by in Commercial Painting FAQs, Painting Resources

Regardless of where you live in the United States, or the world for that matter, the unique climate patterns you experience will damage the exterior of your business premises, and nothing puts potential customers off more than a shabby-looking exterior. Here are a few warning signs to look out for; spot them early and you […]

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What Kind of Paint Do You Recommend for Commercial Buildings?

Posted on 27. Feb, 2015 by in Commercial Painting, Commercial Painting FAQs, Painting FAQs, Painting Resources

Experienced commercial contractors only use paint from top brands, such as Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore. Beware of low-cost contractors, as they typically use cheaper paint to reduce their overhead expenses. When you consider the fact that commercial painting jobs can cost thousands of dollars, it makes little sense to cut corners to save a […]

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How Do You Professionally Prepare the Surface for Paint?

Posted on 22. Feb, 2015 by in Commercial Painting, Commercial Painting FAQs, Painting FAQs, Painting Resources

Commercial contractors use various techniques learned from decades of preparing surfaces for painting, and here are a few of the most commonly used: Sanding: Sanding the area for paint feathers out chipped paint and provides a better surface for the subsequent coat of paint. Pros like to use a sanding sponge instead of sandpaper to […]

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How Does the Weather Impact the Exterior Paintwork You Perform?

Posted on 20. Feb, 2015 by in Commercial Painting FAQs, Painting Resources

When it comes to painting the exterior of a business, keeping an eye on the weather is critical. For the paint to dry as fast as possible, contractors will avoid working when the temperature is below 60 degrees Fahrenheit or if it is above 90 degrees. The latter is a bigger issue for contractors in […]

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How Do You Ensure the Paint Bonds to the Surface Properly?

Posted on 16. Feb, 2015 by in Commercial Painting FAQs, Painting Resources

High-quality commercial contractors don’t come cheap because they know all the tricks of the trade. A trick the pros use is to ensure they pick a powerful primer to add before applying the paint. Most people think primers are just diluted paint, when in reality they are created to establish a solid and even base, […]

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Are Environmentally-Friendly Paints an Option for My Project?

Posted on 12. Feb, 2015 by in Commercial Painting FAQs, environmentally friendly

An increasing number of businesses are becoming more concerned with the environment, and major paint manufacturers have responded by creating a wide range of low-VOC (volatile organic compound) paints. VOCs are chemicals in paints that add to smog and pollution while also being harmful to people’s health. “Green” paints are now being used by professional […]

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What Standard Questions Should I Ask Before Hiring a Commercial Painting Contractor?

Posted on 04. Feb, 2015 by in Commercial Painting FAQs, Painting FAQs, Painting Resources

Different contractors offer varying quotes and service quality, so finding the right contractor for your company’s needs is not always an easy task. The obvious first steps include looking for references, referrals, and online reviews, but there are a few important questions you need to ask any commercial painting contractor before agreeing to pay for […]

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