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Tips To Help You Prepare For Exterior Painters

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The only thing better than having a newly painted house is hiring someone else to do the work. Bringing in a crew of experienced exterior painters ensures the job is done quickly and correctly, and most painters will provide a guarantee so you won’t need to worry about problems for a few years. Just because you are bringing in painters doesn’t mean you have nothing to do, though. The following tips can help you properly prepare for their arrival so everything goes as smoothly as possible. Read More»

Four Considerations for Choosing Bedroom Wall Colors

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If you have decided to paint your living space, you may feel a bit overwhelmed by the number of color options that are available, especially if you are planning to repaint the walls of a very personal space, such as your bedroom. Here are a few things to consider when selecting a paint color for your bedroom. What are your favorite colors? A bedroom should be a relaxing space. Thus, consider colors that you enjoy and that still incite a relaxing atmosphere. Read More»

How To Paint Fiber Cement Siding

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If you plan to install fiber cement siding, or you have it installed, paint the siding to help seal it. Fiber cement siding is a new product constructed from sand, wood, and cellulose. It is rot-resistant, bug-resistant, and inexpensive. Here are some tips to paint fiber cement siding. Prepare to Work For this project, you need: work gloves safety glasses breathing apparatus cover to protect hair from paint broom plastic or drop cloths tack cloth bleach sponge silicone caulk and caulk gun paint roller paint brush paint stick bucket of clear water exterior acrylic house paint and exterior acrylic house primer Check the weather to ensure it won’t be raining for several days to allow wet siding to dry after you clean it and to let the paint dry. Read More»

3 Things To Do To Prep Your Room And Walls To Be Painted

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If you are just so bored with the wall color in your room that you can’t stand it anymore, you can always choose to paint it. Changing the color of your room won’t just make you less bored, it can also help you change the whole feel of the room. But if you are going to paint your room, there are some things that you are going to need to do to prep your room and walls for the paint. Read More»

Choosing The Right Paint For Your Baby's Nursery

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As you prepare for the arrival of your newborn baby, painting the nursery may be on your list of tasks to accomplish before the baby is born. From traditional blues and pinks, to neutral colors, there are plenty of ways to design a nursery to make it perfect for your baby. As you consider the type of paint you want to purchase, those that are VOC (volatile organic compound) free are best, as paints that contain VOC can emit harmful chemicals into the air. Read More»

Exterior of Your Small Business Looking Drab? How to Make It More Inviting

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It does not matter how nice the interior of your business is if the outside looks drab and boring. The exterior is the first thing a customer sees, and you need to make sure it looks inviting to them. Fortunately, there are many ways you can do this, three of which are listed below. 1. Landscaping Add some landscaping elements to make your exterior more attractive. Place large planters filled with colorful flowers outside the doorway to make your customers feel welcome. Read More»

Busy Household? Turn Your Bedroom into a Private, Stress-Free Zone

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Making some private time for yourself to be alone and unwind at home on a regular basis is a great way to keep your stress levels low and your optimism high. But finding a private place to get away from all the hustle and bustle of your household’s activity can be challenging. An effective option is to turn your bedroom into a stress-free zone that you can spend some time alone in on a daily basis just to relax, read a book, or take a nap. Read More»

When Is Sandblasting Necessary?

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Sandblasting is a fast and effective way to knock a texture off a surface. It is also useful in removing paint from all types of surfaces. Of course, sandblasting is a job that needs to be done by professionals. Sandblasting machines (often called abrasive blasters) are not overly expensive but most homeowners don’t own one. Professional sandblasters are equipped to effectively sandblast in any situation. Furthermore, they are prepared to handle the immense mess that a sandblaster can cause while it is being operated. Read More»

DIY Projects That Should Be Left To The Professionals

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Do-it-yourself (DIY) projects are something that many homeowners are interested in. They not only save money, but can also be a hobby for many homeowners. DIY projects give many the satisfaction of making changes within the home. However, not all home improvement projects should be DIY. Some things are best left to the professionals. In fact, not hiring a professional contractor can lead to major damage to the home in some cases. Read More»