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Hiring Phoenix House Painters? Check your contractor’s license!

Arizona-Registrar-Of-Contractors-2Maintaining a beautiful looking home is important, not only for your own curb appeal, but to help improve the value of the house, should you decide to sell it at some point down the road. Painting the house is difficult work, especially in the Phoenix heat. Chances are, you probably don’t want to wait to paint it until the cooler winter months, and painting during the evening or early morning of the rest of the year probably doesn’t sound all that great of an idea either. That is exactly why bringing in Phoenix house painters is an excellent course of action. But which painting service provider should you go with? After all, there are dozens of Phoenix house painters available. While some are going to have different price points and others may fit more immediately into your schedule, one of the most important tips you need to follow is looking into their license.

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Add a Unique Painting Touch with Venetian Plaster

Venetian plasterAdding decorative paint to a room is a great way to apply a unique style to any given room. This way, a room can stand out on its own and offer a different look than what the other rooms in the house or facility provide. Using venetian  plaster does take some skill and time, so for those property owners who don’t want to experiment with it on their own, bringing in residential painting contractors can often save time, energy and make sure the venetian plaster looks beautiful. However, for those who are interested in trying their hand at the plaster style, this is the way to go about it.

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House painting Phoenix and monsoon rains

desert monsoon stormIt might only rain a handful of times in Phoenix throughout the year, but it always seems to downpour right when you are in the middle of something important, like painting your house. So, it has started to rain and you just put down a fresh coat, what in the world are you suppose to do? You sure don’t want to be forced to put down another coat in a few days and start over. All of the extra work and money you’d put in just isn’t desirable at all. So, whether it looks like it is going to rain and yet you need to get it done or it just started and you rushed inside, these are a few different professional house painting tips from professional contractors.

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Residential Painting Tips

efflorescenceResidential painting can be tricky for anyone who doesn’t have a lot of skill or experience with it. However, it doesn’t mean you should suffer through inferior painting just because you don’t have the same knowledge of a professional. Of course, if you want to bring in a professional to help save you time and energy, by all means go right ahead. Should you want to do it on your own though, here are a few residential painting tips for you to take in.

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Prep and Paint Your Garage Floor in Phoenix

paint garage floorThe garage floor often doesn’t receive the attention it should. Many people buy their home, see the cracked concrete and just leave it as it is. However, while it might be alright to park the car, it doesn’t do much in terms of looks, not to mention anything spilled or dripped in the garage and it is just going to stain the concrete. So that little oil leak from the car or coolant problem that has been acting up, there’s nothing that can be done. By preparing and coating a garage floor, it beautifies the garage, makes it look fantastic and improves the ability to maintain and clean it. Additionally, you can choose a color that looks nice with your home.

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How to Repair Cracks and Holes in Drywall

drywall hole repairIt’s happened to the best of us. Moving something out of one room you hook the furniture to close to the wall and it leaves a giant crater in the middle of the drywall. No matter how this happened, eventually you’ll have to move the picture frame you hung in front of it in order to repair the hole or crack in the drywall. Thankfully, it is rather straightforward to do and doesn’t take any experience prior in order to correct it.

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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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Do Painting Contractors use All-in-One Paint and Primer?

paint and primer in oneWhen it comes to bringing in painting contractors, you may have some general questions. One of the most common questions asked is whether or not painting contractors use an all-in-one paint and primer combination or whether they opt for paint and primer to be separate. After all, there have been all sorts of different commercials on television recently proclaiming there are excellent paint and primer in-one offerings on the market now. In truth, there is no one answer, but it is important to look at a few of the key variables.

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How to Paint that Wood Paneling

painted wood wall panelingAs anyone who lived through the 70’s knows, there were some interesting design trends. After the shag carpeting and bold coloring of the 60’s, the 70’s started to take on a more conformed look, and wood started to make a comeback. However, wood often appeared in odd forms and locations you wouldn’t really expect to see wood. Remember the wood paneling on the side of station wagons? This just demonstrates how much of a love affair there was with the material. Wood even popped up on the inside of homes, but not with actual, full limber wall coverings. Instead, it came in the form of wood paneling.

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Get Perfectly Painted Striped Walls

painted stripesHave you ever seen a television show where the interior designers are showing off a beautiful, striped wall? If so, you might have wondered how they are able to do this. With the help of some professional house painting tips, you are able to actually do this yourself, or you are always free to bring in a quality home painter who can do this for you, if you are still a bit unsure of the process. If you are up for the task though, these house painting techniques can help you out with the process.

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