House Painters Tip: Choose The Best Finish

In the desire of something that would truly create a home, the decision-making does not end with choosing the paint color and design. After deciding on those two concerns, you now need to choose which type of finish to use – flat, satin and eggshell, or semi-gloss and glossy. You would also need to decide on interior decors and other stuff to complete that home of your dreams. But for now, check out these types of finish from our SPPI house painters: Flat finish achieves a matte look th...
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Industrial Painters Tip: Getting Latex Paint Off Your Carpet

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Anyone including SPPI industrial painters can imagine the devastation of staining your carpet (expensive or not) with latex paint. You may simply end up looking at a stained and ruined carpet. Accidents do happen despite all our precautions, so if you find yourself hyperventilating over your favorite or expensive carpet while repainting your home, just relax. There will always be a way with the help of a sponge or an absorbent wash cloth, cold and lukewarm water and a mild dishwashing detergen...
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Exterior Painters Tip: Geography A Factor In Color Choice

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SPPI exterior painters suggest for you to take into consideration geographical considerations when choosing paint colors for your home. One of which is the paint color that will not be off or clash with your neighbors. Another is to also consider the sun’s intensity, especially in the sunny areas. Intense sunlight tend to wash out color, making brighter colors preferable in these areas. Check out our Newsletter for more articles about house painting. For free painting estimates for your next...
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House Painters Tip: Making A Difference Through Colors

Colors can definitely add value to your home. They are not just to paint over your walls or ceiling. Colors add dimension and character, and even accentuate your home’s assets and tone down flaws. Here are some points you may want to consider when planning the colors to use for your home: White or any light color can make your home look larger and your lot look much smaller. To achieve the opposite effect, use a dark color to make your house look smaller but more substantial and define...
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Home Painters Tip: Painting Over Wallpaper Successfully

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SPPI home painters know that in the long run, removing wallpaper before painting your wall is best. Yet there are times when doing this may lead to more harm than good to your wall. If you find yourself in this situation, do not despair. Painting over wallpaper can work if done properly. You just need to make sure the sides and seams are secured so it does not peel after painting. Textured wallpaper can be smoothened by applying a thin coat of joint compound (spackle). Carefully sanding down t...
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