Pros & Cons of Painting Your New Home Before the Big Move

Should you paint a new home before or after you move in? The answer may seem like a no-brainer for some, but for others, this question doesn’t even cross their mind. Here are some pros and cons to consider when painting your new home before the big move. Pro: Painting an Empty Room is Easy Before you haul all of your belongings into the home, you may want to consider painting the walls first. Imagine how much time you could save from having to shuffle your furniture around the room, cover your belongings in plastic, and make room…

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Painting Problems Explained

Paint is essential to the look and proper care of your building or piece of industrial equipment. While most paint jobs go off with very little difficulty, even small hiccups can cause big problems. Three common painting issues – bubbling, cracking, and peeling – can be among the biggest nuisances when dealing with problematic paint. Here are some of the frequent causes of these three painting issues: Bubbling Bubbling paint is usually a sign of improper paint application. Painting over a wet, dirty, or hot surface creates an uneven application and can cause paint to bubble. Priming and…

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Why Paint your Industrial Machinery?

Your industrial equipment is the key to your livelihood. Big service contracts can be won or lost on the appearance of machinery and production floors during an inspection. Keeping the exterior of your equipment in good shape is just as important to your business as cleaning and maintaining the interior components. Here are some reasons why you shouldn’t skip this vital step in equipment maintenance: Protection against rust and corrosion Your industrial equipment works hard. It is subject to high temperatures, long hours, and near-constant use during production hours. All these factors can combine to increase the risk…

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5 Profitable Remodeling Projects

Not all home improvement projects are created equal. If you’re looking to sell your home in the near future but want to complete some home renovations to get everything sale-ready, carefully consider what projects you want to undertake. Completely renovating a bathroom or adding a swimming pool may be a tempting thought, but not every project will give you a good return on your investment. Here are five home renovation projects that will give you a pretty good bang for your buck: Insulation Energy efficiency is important for prospective homebuyers. By having an expert come in and evaluate…

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Don’t Replace When You Can Paint!

If your kitchen is looking a little dated, or you’re itching to make a change in your home, you may be considering completely replacing your kitchen cabinets. We at Armor Tough Coatings say, before you make the jump, stop! Here are four reasons you may want to consider repainting your cabinets instead of replacing them. You are on a budget High-quality kitchen cabinets are expensive. Many of the lower-cost options out there are made of pressed wood, which is not as durable as the more expensive, solid wood options. If you want the biggest bang for your kitchen…

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Six simple steps for wallpaper removal

At one point in history, wallpaper was the way to go in regards to home decor… Thankfully for us, it’s not quite as popular as it once was, and we now have improved techniques to paint intricate and fun designs on walls. Many homes still have wallpaper covered walls, that have just been painted over. The thought of removing wallpaper can be very daunting! It can be messy, time-consuming, and difficult. We, at Armor Tough Coatings, are here to help guide you on this not-so-fun project! Below is a simple guide for wallpaper removal. It can be very…

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Armor Tough Coatings: Painter for a Day

We all have those items on our honey-do list that, for some reason, never seem to get done. Between work, kids, kid’s activities, and everyday stressors, it can be very difficult to find the time, and when you do have free time, the last thing you want to do is paint! Armor Tough Coatings is introducing our Painter For a Day program to help you with all of your small painting projects. For $350, we will supply you with one of our experienced and professional painters for 7.5 hours to complete any of your small project(s). Armor Tough…

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How much will an Epoxy Floor Coating cost in Commerce Township MI?

We have been doing a variety of epoxy coatings over the last couple years and the first question is, “what is the price to do this in my home?”. There are many factors to consider when pricing out a project like this. Here is an idea of the cost of epoxy, to see if it fits in your budget. Our premium floor coatings, on average, cost $5.50-6.50/sq ft. For example, if your basement is 1000 sq ft, then the average price would be $5,500-$6,500. Price can be lower or higher depending on the condition of your floor. If…

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What is the Cost to Paint my Cabinets?

In need of a bathroom or kitchen update? Don’t have $10,000+ just laying around? Call Armor Tough Coatings to refinish your cabinets and vanities. Newly refinished cabinets can change the whole look of a room and give you the fresh feel you’re looking for. Refinishing cabinets is half the cost of buying new cabinets, maybe even less! Not to mention, Armor Tough Coatings offers a 5-year labor and material warranty. During the last year Armor Tough Coatings refinished 2-3 kitchen cabinets and bathroom vanities each month. Refinishing cabinets is becoming the new trend for updates and makeovers. The…

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Interior Painting Cost

How Much Does Interior Painting Cost? Below you will see the breakdown of how we price our home interior painting projects so you can get a good estimate of how much your project will cost. Small Bathroom 6 x 6 *Wall Surface            190 Sq Ft         $225.00 Ceiling Surface         36 Sq Ft              $75.00 Door and Casing      Per Side              $60.00 Baseboard                 24 Ln Ft              $25.00 Small Room 10 x 12 *Wall Surface             350 Sq ft          $350.00 Ceiling Surface         120 Sq ft              $75.00 Door and Casing       Per Side             $60.00 Baseboard                 44 Ln Ft              $45.00 Medium Room 12 x 15 *Wall Surface           …

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