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How to Dispose of Your Old House Paint

paint cansNo matter how accurately you measure out the amount of paint you need for a project, you always seem to have leftovers. Of course, you don’t want to just pitch full cans of paint, so you put it into the garage or a storage room of some sort. After a few projects, that paint is just going to continue to pile up. So what in the world are you suppose to do with it? You can’t just pour it down the drain, and trashing it isn’t really an option because the you can actually find yourself in trouble with local waste management. Instead of doing something illegal with those cans of paint, here are a few ways you can dispose of them.

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I hired an Arizona painting company, now what about the contract?

painting contractSo you just hired an Arizona painting company to paint your house? While you would expect everything to be taken care of from here on out, that is not always the case. While the majority of painting contractors in Arizona hold up their end of the bargain, there is always the one company that wants to take advantage of home owners like yourself. That is exactly why you need to know how to monitor the Arizona painting company and how to do everything in your power to protect yourself. This way, should the contractor not do what they stated they would do (or what you paid for), they will be held responsible.

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Common Exterior Paint Problems

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Blistering Paint

House painting, especially exterior painting in a warm climate such as Phoenix, is far more complex and problematic than many people realize. Undertaking such a project for yourself can prove to be worth while, but looking into what sort of problems you might face and how to face them is a must. Before you start painting, you want to know how to fix the issues and what is involved. This way, should you deem it is just too time consuming or difficult for your own practices, you can hire an exterior painting Phoenix professional to assist.

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Desert heat and exterior house painting in Phoenix

house exterior paintingPainting outside in the Arizona sun is not for the faint of heart. Phoenix is one of the hottest cities in the country. It is even hotter than Tucson and other cities to the south due to its location in the middle of flat terrain and several other construction factors. While painting a home during the cooler months is more desirable, sometimes the paint just can’t wait and it needs to be done in the middle of summer. Exterior painting in Phoenix during this time is not only dangerous due to extreme temperature exposure but it also is not the desirable painting temperature either. Due to this, some home and property owners may simply want to hire exterior painting contractors in the greater Phoenix area. For others who would rather tough it out, there are a few tips and suggestions for making sure the paint job is as good as it can be while also reducing possible heat stroke and negative health side effects.

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Venetian Plaster Myths from a Painting Contractor

venetian plasterVenetian plaster is an excellent finishing option you can use in your home. Now, when talking about Venetian paster with your painting contractor, they might tell you “facts” about the material. However, many of these facts are actually myths and not true. Due to this, before you discuss Venetian plaster with painting contractors, it is a good idea to educate yourself a bit about the material.

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How to stain your deck like a pro

phoenix painting contractors deck stainingPhoenix is known to have great outdoor weather in the fall and spring. This is the perfect time to set up your deck for hanging out and entertaining.  Although we  don’t need to deal with all of the excessive rain and snow other parts of the country go through, the sun can do just as much damage to your deck. Due to this, you need to know how to not only maintain your deck but also how to stain your deck like a pro. You are always able to take advantage of Phoenix painting contractors, as they can stain your deck in no time at all and leave it looking amazing. Phoenix painting contractors know the tips and tricks of staining your deck. Below you will learn some of their tips to finish the job with success! [Read more…]

How to Get The Best Commercial Painting Services from Your Contactor

Painting ContractorAppearance is such an important element to just about anything. Whether it is your home, place of business, apartment complex or just about anywhere else, the overall look of the building says a good deal about how you take care of it and, in turn, how you take care of other aspects of your home and work. One of the very first items regarding the appearance is the paint job, both inside and outside. Painting a home, office building or apartment complex might sound simple enough and straight forward, but if you have ever attempted to paint a room before, you probably have quickly realized it isn’t as easy as all those television design shows make it out to be, and even if you do have the hang of it, being able to spend the time doing this might not be possible. That is exactly why you need to know how to select the best commercial painting company for your needs.

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The Homeowners Guide to Hiring a Phoenix Painting Contractor

Phoenix homeAre you tired of looking at the paint chips falling off the side of your house or the old, outdated room color of your living room that stares you right in the face every single time you walk into the house? If you manage apartments, are you worried about your busy schedule and yet the need to paint a dozen different units in a short time frame before new clients move in? Maybe you are stressing about what to do and how you are going to finish everything on time. No matter your position or particular situation, you need to do something about it.

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Improve Your Metal Fence with Electrostatic Painting

electrostatic fence paintingDo you have a fence, railing or other extended surface that requires painting from all angles? If so, you probably are dreading painting the entire thing. Hand brushing painting a fence such as iron rod or similar material can take forever, as you need to paint one side of it, move around the fence, then apply the paint to the other side. However, by the time you reach the opposite side of the railing you might find the previous coat of paint has already dried, which means your layer on the back side of the material might go on unevenly.

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Complete Your Home Painting Job with Painting Contractors

interior paintingPainting your house is an incredibly large job. It might not sound like much when you start to plan it, but when you consider all of the time it is going to take to not only properly coat several rooms with a single coat, but to include a primer layer and several other layers of paint, not to mention set up and clean up, this is actually a job that can take several days. On a busy schedule, this means you’ll use your weekend, and potentially the next several weeks to change the color of your home. And this is just for interior house painting. Outside painting is a completely different monster, and if you are not experienced with it than you should always allow a professional to handle the job, as walking up and down a ladder with paint and other equipment becomes dangerous. This is exactly why you need to look towards painting contractors for all of your painting needs.

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