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Can You Paint Asphalt Shingles?

Asphalt shingles are the most common type of roofing material in the United States. They are affordable and easy to install; they’re also easy to repair. However, they’ll need to be replaced every ten or twenty years. They also tend to come in a charcoal gray that absorbs heat. Since your roof is in direct […]

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How to Cool Your House With Paint

It has long been said that you can cool your house down with a layer of white paint. The white paint is said to reflect more light and thus keep your house cooler than darker paint colors. Recently, companies have been producing heat-reflecting paint additives. These are chemicals that are mixed with paint to resist […]

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How to Choose The Right Color for Your Conservatory

Many homes have a conservatory or an orangery; some people call this a sunroom. They are traditionally rooms where plants are grown during the winter. They were first made popular by wealthy homeowners in the United Kingdom. Now, an orangery or a conservatory is likely just a room with many windows where you can sit […]

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Tips for Painting a Home in Cold Weather

Your simplest course of action for painting your home is to pick great weather for your house painting. A dry, sunny day in the spring or summer will give you the most time to apply the paint and allow it to cure. It will dry and cure most effectively if you allow that to happen. […]

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Painting Projects – What the Pros Won’t Tell You

  When preparing for a big painting project you probably have scoured the internet for the best techniques, tips and tricks for painting. The pros tend to keep their best tips a secret to help ensure they can get customers to pay for painting rather than master it themselves. We know professional painting is not […]

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Removing Lead Based Paint on Commercial Properties

Lead based paint is a huge deal because of the health impacts and life-threatening issues it can cause. Lead based paint is common in buildings and structures that were built prior to 1978 and the highest risk is in buildings built before 1950. Commercial structures of all kinds can contain lead paint including schools, banks, […]

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Popular Paint Trends in Arid Environments

If you live in most of the United States, there are dozens of different house painting trends at any time. You just need to make sure that you pick a weekend that is warm and dry enough for the paint to be applied, dry, and cure. That eliminates the hottest days of summer typically and […]

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Would You Like the Most Unique Home on the Block?

When you’re considering painting your home, you likely have many different motivations. Paint makes an old home look brand new, protects the exterior from damage, and can even aid in climate control. However, many people have another motivation for painting; they want their homes to stand out amongst their neighbors. If that’s the case with […]

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Why Paint Your Business?

Painting the exterior or interior of your business may be something you have been putting off but it can make a huge impact. Painting your office can create a wonderful environment for your customers and employees alike. Paint wears overtime and can start to look worse for the wear. When paint is dingy and dented […]

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Tips for Choosing the Best Painting Contractor-

When choosing a painting contractor you may be confused as to where to start. The tips below will help you narrow down the options and make a decision on the best painting contractor for your project. First, find three or more contractors to compare. Talk to the local paint store, neighbors and friends and do […]

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