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Ready, Set, Prep - Should You Power Wash Your House Before Painting?

Ready, Set, Prep – Should You Power Wash Your House Before Painting?

Preparing your house for a fresh coat of paint is like setting the stage for a grand performance. Before the main event — painting — an important step might cross your mind: power washing ...
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Finish Face-Off – Is Flat or Satin Better for Exterior Paint?

Finish Face-Off – Is Flat or Satin Better for Exterior Paint?

When it comes to painting a home’s exterior, the final appearance isn’t just about color; the finish plays a pivotal role in both the aesthetic appeal and longevity of the paint job. The debate ...
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Can You Paint Over Crayon? Tips for a Clean, Fresh Look

Can You Paint Over Crayon? Tips for a Clean, Fresh Look

Have you ever found yourself staring at a wall covered in crayon art, wondering if it’s possible to give it a fresh coat of paint without making a mess? You’re not alone. Many of ...
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Unraveling the Mystery of How to Tell if Your Exterior Paint is Oil or Latex

Unraveling the Mystery of How to Tell if Your Exterior Paint is Oil or Latex

Determining whether the exterior paint on your home is oil-based or latex might seem like a detective task, but it’s important. Why does it matter? Knowing the type of paint can help you make ...
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How to Clean Walls with TSP Before Painting

How to Clean Walls with TSP Before Painting

Preparing your walls for a fresh coat of paint is a crucial step that shouldn’t be overlooked. Before diving into your painting project, cleaning your walls with Trisodium Phosphate (TSP) can make a big ...
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Why Painting Brackets Matter in Commercial Construction and Maintenance

Why Painting Brackets Matter in Commercial Construction and Maintenance

In the world of commercial construction and maintenance, every detail counts towards ensuring the longevity, safety, and aesthetic appeal of a building. Among these details, painting brackets might seem minor at first glance, but ...
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How Does the Rain Impact Drying Time When House Painting?

How Does the Rain Impact Drying Time When House Painting?

Rain is one of the major biggest obstacles to exterior painting. If it’s raining outside, you cannot paint. Instead, you must put off your project first and wait until it stops raining.  Even if ...
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Tools Needed for House Painting, Inside and Out

Tools Needed for House Painting, Inside and Out

House painting in San Ramon, whether the interior or exterior, is a rewarding project that can dramatically transform your space. However, achieving a professional-quality finish requires more than just a can of paint and ...
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Preserve Your Bathroom Paint When House Painting

Preserve Your Bathroom Paint When House Painting

When undertaking a house painting project in Pleasanton, special attention should be given to the bathroom—an area often overlooked. The bathroom’s unique environment, characterized by high humidity and frequent use, demands durable and mold-resistant ...
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Ways to Save Money When Interior Painting

Ways to Save Money When Interior Painting

You’ve opted for DIY house painting in San Ramon with the goal of reducing expenses and saving some cash. Yet, one might wonder if handling the painting task independently is the most cost-effective interior ...
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