Understanding the Costs of Hiring an Industrial Painter

As a business owner, you know the value of a space that is well-kept. Taking care of your building and equipment increases morale among employees and promotes trust with your customers. When it comes time for a fresh coat of paint, your first concern is probably the cost. While it might be tempting to accept the lowest quote from an industrial painting contractor, understanding the cost breakdown of a professional paint job will help you see why that may not be the best idea.  Licensing & Insurance You may think that licensing and insurance are a must-have for…

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Why Your Painting Contractor’s Safety Measures Should Matter to You

When undertaking any construction project, home and business owners are concerned with keeping their family, employees, tenants, and property safe. What many forget is that they should also be concerned with the risks the contractor bears. While it is ultimately the responsibility of the construction company to implement a comprehensive safety program, here are some reasons why it should also matter to you as the owner: Proper Safety Measures Decrease Cost Injuries on the job site result in high-dollar losses between the cost of insurance and the hidden costs of accidents. The potential risk to a contractor will…

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How to Pick a Trim Color

A coat of paint may be the least expensive way to freshen up your home, but it is hardly the easiest. Walk into any store that sells paint, and you are face-to-face with thousands of color options in every color and tone. Not to mention having to choose a finish and paint type. It’s enough to make your head spin! Once you have chosen a wall color, you need to pick a trim color that coordinates. While white is the typical choice, it is not the only one. Here are some tips for choosing the right trim color…

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5 Signs Your Home’s Interior Needs Painting

Nothing lasts forever, and that includes interior paint. Although not as exposed to the elements as the outside of your home, your walls are victim to everyday life and time.  Could your walls use a fresh coat of paint? If your paint falls into any of the following categories, it may be time to consider hiring an interior painter: Flaking & Peeling Higher humidity rooms, such as the bathroom, can cause paint to flake and peel, especially if the previous painter did not use a high-quality paint. Moisture penetrates the paint and separates it from the wall.  If…

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8 Intriguing Wall Painting Trends

Sometimes painting your walls all a solid color feels boring.  Whether you are painting a kids’ playroom or looking for some visual interest in the living room, you’re sure to get the creative juices flowing with one (or more!) of these wall painting trends: Stripes Vertical, horizontal, diagonal, chevron… there is so much you can do with stripes! Try one large stripe in a dark color all around a white room to emphasize color contrast. Going for a more monochromatic look? Paint vertical stripes in two shades of the same color, or with different finishes for a more…

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5 Steps for Choosing a Bathroom Color Palette

We can’t all be interior decorators! But you don’t have to be the next Joanna Gaines to pull together a bathroom look all your own. Use these 5 steps to help build (and pull off!) a cohesive color palette for your bathroom project: Look at the Color Wheel Many of the most beautiful bathroom color schemes come directly from following the rules of the color wheel.  Blues and oranges go together because they are complementary, found on opposite sides of the color wheel. You can also use colors right next to your base color on the color wheel,…

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What Should Be Included in Your Interior Painting Contract?

Hiring an interior painting contractor can be quite the process. Making calls, obtaining quotes, performing interviews… it’s a lot! When you finally feel like you have found the right fit for your needs and your budget, it is time to draw up a contract. You’re not a contractor. So how are you supposed to know that your contract is thorough and will protect you and your assets? An interior painting contract should include a detailed breakdown of the job to be completed, as well as cost and materials used. Below are a few items every painting contract should…

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6 Wall Painting Trends You’ll See in 2020

We all get bored with the look of our home from time to time. Styles change and, with them, our personal tastes. One of the easiest ways to make a drastic change is by painting your walls! Stay on trend with these colors you will see more of in 2020: Classic White White walls are timeless. White creates a perfect blank canvas to spruce up with colorful decor.  If you are someone who likes to rotate your decor with the seasons, white walls are a great backdrop to really let your pieces pop! Try a true white for…

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3 Tips for Choosing the Right Epoxy Floor for Your Project

Deciding to install an epoxy floor in your home or business is a big investment. You want to be sure you choose the right finish and color, helping to give you a great-looking space that’s also easy to maintain. To help you select the right epoxy floor for your project, here are 3 things to keep in mind: Think of Your Needs If you’re putting a new epoxy flooring finish in your sleek office building, for example, choosing a big, bold color with a shiny metallic finish might not give off the impression you’re going for. While you…

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4 Tips for Hiring an Interior Painting Contractor

While DIY is still a huge trend in home improvement, many still choose to hire a professional to ensure the job is done right the first time.  Hiring an interior painting contractor is worth the investment, but it is exactly that - an investment. You want to be sure that you are working with someone who is trustworthy and will do an excellent job.  But how do you weed through all the options? Here are some tips for finding the best interior painting contractor for you. Shop Around First, you need to find out what is available to…

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