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The Difference Between Cleaning and Disinfecting Your WorkSpace

on Apr 28, 2020 2:45:00 PM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | HOA Surface Prep commercial
Keeping a workplace clean is essential to keeping it safe. Cleanliness matters under all working conditions. It isn’t just for the public’s benefit, either: A clean workplace helps your team stay healthy and gives them greater pride in the work they do.
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Why Now Is a Good Time To Paint With Paint Shield

on Apr 22, 2020 3:30:00 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 2 Comments | Commercial Painting HOA Coatings
It’s difficult to completely clean, disinfect, or maintain a facility that’s always in use. Even with the best of intentions, you might find yourself choosing between interrupting the normal flow of your workplace or compromising on the standards you want to uphold.
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Understanding What Corrosion and Salt Spray Can Do To Your Apartment Complex

on Feb 14, 2020 3:23:30 PM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | Waterproofing Maintenance HOA
Recently, much attention has been given to the power of sea air and salt spray to erode centuries-old historical buildings. Articles are proliferating on the future of the Coliseum in Rome and other important landmarks vulnerable to deterioration through salt-rich water droplets carried by wind.
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What to do With Outdated Wallpaper in Your New Home

on Sep 30, 2019 12:12:00 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 2 Comments | HOA Surface Prep residential
Wallpaper that is more than a few years old can be a nightmare if you want to re-do your home or if you need to upgrade its look so it can be sold. Keeping the old wallpaper in place can date your home making it look old and out of style. There are several ways you can handle this sticky situation. It will depend on how much time you want to invest in the process and how creative you can be.
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Painting Ideas to Modernize Your Home

on Sep 26, 2019 2:12:00 PM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | HOA Coatings Surface Prep
Image courtesy of LED Lighting If you are looking to add a modern touch to your home décor, there are several paint projects you can take on that will add a unique look to each room. Use a different technique or combination of techniques throughout your home. With the right paint and a few tools, you can turn your home into a showcase for modern and avant garde design.
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5 Ideas to Make an Interesting Statement When Painting Your Ceilings

on Sep 16, 2019 1:52:06 PM By | Litton Parker | 0 Comments | HOA Coatings Surface Prep
Ceilings are often overlooked as a focal point for a room. The way they are painted actually plays a huge role in how the rest of the room turns out. With the right paint, you can brighten a room or add to its colorful charm. If you want to tone a room down, your ceiling can help with that as well. With today's decorating trends, ceilings don't have to be boring anymore. The right idea and a little creativity, your ceiling can make a bold and unforgettable statement.
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The Art of Accent Walls and Color Combinations

on Sep 10, 2019 11:04:04 AM By | Kevin Hughes | 0 Comments | HOA Coatings
Accent walls play a unique role when it comes to interior design. Not only do they act as a focal point, they are also used to add depth to a room, creating the illusion of additional space that can open up an area. The illusion of depth allows you to add more texture and color to your room without making it appear to be overcrowded or cluttered. Bold colors can actually bring a room to life.
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Chalkboard Paint for Children's Rooms

on Aug 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM By | Kevin Hughes | 1 Comment | 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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