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The Best Color-Matching Apps for Android and IOS

Posted on 13. Feb, 2018 by in Painting Resources

One of the quickest, most cost-effective ways to update a room is with a fresh paint job. The challenge, of course, is finding the perfect color. You gather paint samples and even test them out in different light but can’t quite picture that little swatch covering an entire wall. We’re here to help. These five […]

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Things to Consider When Painting a House in Phoenix

Posted on 18. Jan, 2018 by in Painting Resources, Residential Painting

It may seem as simple as brush, roll, and spray, but creating the perfect exterior paint job requires a certain level of expertise, particularly when working in an extreme climate such as what we have in Phoenix. Add in the high winds the Valley often experiences and the unique requirements of painting on of stucco, […]

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Getting Ready for the Holidays: Give Your Home a Face Lift with a Fresh Coat of Paint

Posted on 20. Dec, 2016 by in Painting Resources, Residential Painting

The holidays are times of joy and good cheer, but they can also cause moments of panic, especially with company coming to stay. For many people, this time of year serves as inspiration to finally complete all of those home improvement projects they keep meaning to do, but never seem to get around to. The […]

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Paint Finishes: How They Differ and How to Choose the Right One

Posted on 04. Nov, 2016 by in Painting Resources

    When you make the choice to paint, whether it’s a single room or an entire building inside and out, your first thought is likely the colors you want. Of course, color is the first consideration, and picking your palette is important. However, it isn’t the only consideration. You also need to decide on […]

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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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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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