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Painting Your Commercial Building and Staying On-Brand

on Aug 20, 2019 1:46:00 PM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Commercial Painting Coatings
  What a customer sees when they pull up to your business will help to establish their first impression of your company. A commercial property needs to look professional but also support and promote the brand. While many people associate colors with moods or feelings, it's important to choose colors that work well with those that are in your company's logo. Different color variations can be used to attract the attention of the customer while still accentuating the brand.
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5 Most Popular Faux Finishes for Different Styles

on Aug 13, 2019 2:12:00 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | Coatings Surface Prep
Faux finishes offer a unique touch to any décor. They can be used to accentuate a modern or retro décor or to enhance a Renaissance-type look. Some are more trendy than others and can actually create an environment that works well for families with small children. Some faux finish techniques can be used in close proximity to one another creating a blended effect. Others may work well with a solid color anchor wall to help balance the room.
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Chalkboard Paint for Children's Rooms

on Aug 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | HOA Coatings
Children are only young for a little while. Kids will be kids and creativity often gets them into trouble. Instead of limiting their imagination, put chalkboard paint on one of the walls of their bedroom or in the family room and let them be as creative as they want. Chalkboard paint can be used on a variety of objects throughout your home. Take a few minutes and draw with your kids. Explore your own talents!
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Faux Techniques and Painting for Interior Surfaces

on Aug 5, 2019 2:02:00 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | HOA Coatings Surface Prep
When you want to paint over surfaces that are textured or are covered with old wallpaper, you need to use a technique that allows you to create a new “surface” that will cover the old. Applying a good coat of latex primer and then multiple coats of a matte or flat finish may help, it can still leave some of the textured appearance behind. Faux techniques can be used to add little depth to the surface, covering up textures and creating a unique look.
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Prepping and Painting Stucco: What You Need to Know

on Jul 30, 2019 11:55:00 AM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | HOA Coatings Surface Prep
Stucco is a wonderful finish to the exterior of your home, but over time the weather and age can make it look a little tired. Whether you need a repaint to spruce it up, or you are wanting to change the color of your home entirely, you want the best finish possible. After all, it’s the first thing anyone notices when approaching your home, and you want that to look inviting.
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How to Prep and Paint Wood Siding

on Jul 25, 2019 2:12:00 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | HOA Coatings Surface Prep
Wood siding can last for years if it is well maintained and properly cared for. Applying a fresh coat of paint every few years will keep your home looking beautiful. Knowing how to properly prepare and paint your wood siding will make the process go smoothly.
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Do Direct-to-Rust Coatings Really Work?

on Jul 18, 2019 2:15:00 PM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Industrial Projects Coatings Surface Prep
A perfect paint job can completely transform the look of your house or office for less cash and in less time than any other remodeling project would do.
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How to Paint Brick the Right Way

on Jul 11, 2019 1:09:16 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | HOA Coatings Surface Prep
A brick wall adds charm and character to the interior or exterior of a house. However, it could make the area look more traditional and gloomier. If you think the brick wall doesn’t look as aesthetic as it used to in the beginning then you can get rid of it easily.
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How Often Should You Paint Your Rental Properties?

on Jun 26, 2019 11:39:58 AM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | Maintenance HOA Coatings
Deciding when to paint your rental properties is often a matter of preference rather than necessity. Unless you have had some particularly destructive tenants, paint isn't usually required every time you have turnover. If you're undecided, use this guide to determine whether or not the time is right to paint your rental home. 
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