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Get Ready For Wallpaper Removal

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Removing wallpaper isn’t the most difficult task; it just takes time. You can have contractors, like those at http://www.paintingbyjerrywind.com, take care of the job for you, which is a good idea if you don’t think you have the patience to do it yourself. Contractors will also take care of a lot of preparation, but if you prefer to keep track of where everything is, or you just don’t like other people touching your stuff, you can do some of that preparation, too. Read More»

Painting Your Exterior Walls With Rollers Might Be A Better Bet

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Painting outside of your home is one of the most cost-effective and easy-to-accomplish remodels. If you have if you helpers and some basic painting equipment, paint your exterior walls quite easily. Most professionals will paint exterior services with pneumatic spray. However, this article will explain how it might be easier for you to paint just rollers. Painting With Rollers Instead of Spray Guns Painting with rollers and paintbrushes is really only effective if you have several people working on the job at once. Read More»

Off-Season Work: Holiday Odd Jobs for Painters and Wallpaper Hangers

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When you work as a house painter and wallpaper hanger most of the year, the work is pretty steady in the warmer months. However, if you work in the northern half of the U.S., you are out of work/laid off during the winter months. This is due to the nature of paint, its ability to dry during colder months, and the necessity for heat to help affix wallpaper. If you need cash in the winter (and who does not? Read More»

How To Paint Straight Lines Like A Pro

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Painting the inside of your home is a fun and manageable DIY project. You can make any room look newer, cleaner, and more stylish just by applying a fresh coat of paint. However, painting does require a little bit of practice. If you want your paint job to look truly professional, you need to make sure your lines are clean and straight. This article explains how to get the best straight lines on drywall surfaces. Read More»

3 Painting Mistakes To Avoid Inside Your Home

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For many do-it-yourselfers, painting the interior of the home seems like an easy way to save money. After all, you can hang a picture over a mistake or hide it behind furniture, right? The truth of the matter is that even if you hide a mistake now, it can still make an appearance later. If you are planning to sell your home in the future, a bad paint job could be seen as a shoddy attempt at hiding something more sinister. Read More»

3 Tips To Save Money When Hiring A Painter

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If you are looking to make a big difference in the look and feel of your home, you may be thinking about hiring a professional painter to come in and do an interior painting job. However, if you’re like many homeowners, you might be worried about how much it will cost. Luckily, following these tips can help you save money when hiring a painter. 1. Move Your Stuff Out of the Way Read More»

How To Paint Better Lines On Textured Drywall

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Repainting your walls is very popular and simple remodel, especially if you have textured drywall. Drywall is pretty easy to work with because it absorbs paint well. However, even a light drywall texture can make it a little hard to paint perfectly straight and clean lines. If you rely solely on painter’s tape, there is a very good chance that paint will seep underneath it. Or, if you try to do what professionals do and cut in (that is, freehand the line) the end result is bound to be wavy. Read More»

Painting Your Ceiling Without The Neck Pain

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If you are going to paint your walls, you should probably repaint your ceilings as well. A fresh new coat of white paint on your ceilings can make your new wall color pop. Some people don’t realize just how faded or tinted their ceiling is until they apply a new coat. However, painting your ceiling can be much harder than painting the walls. The hardest part of the job is having to constantly crane your neck upwards while you try to paint. Read More»

How To Paint Clean Lines And Edges

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Painting is a great DIY remodel project because it doesn’t require any expensive tools or training. That being said, your paint job is not going to look very good if you don’t learn how to properly paint the edges. This is the most technical and time-consuming part of the job, so you want to figure it out and practice before you start. This article explains how to get straight and clean paint lines. Read More»

Remove Old, Faded Wallpaper From Office Walls And Apply Light-Colored, Washable Paint To Replace It

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Remove old, faded wallpaper from the walls in your office and add a couple coats of light-colored, washable paint to replace the paper by completing the following instructions. The fresh paint will help brighten your office surroundings and can easily be maintained with basic cleaning steps. Materials drop cloths scoring tool concentrated paper remover spray bottle warm water putty knife sponge with abrasive surface all-purpose cleaning agent lint-free cloths painter’s tape scissors interior primer mixing stick paint tray paint roller, frame, and handle narrow paintbrush interior paint (washable) Remove The Paper And Adhesive, Clean The Walls Read More»