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Spring~House Preventative Maintenance

Posted 01-15-2011 at 04:14 PM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)
Updated 06-01-2013 at 10:04 AM by kwikfishron

Spring will soon be here and it will be time for home maintenance after a winter of neglect. Your home is probably the largest investment you will ever make. You should be doing seasonal preventative maintenance on your home. Routine, preventive maintenance will keep
your property looking good, functioning well, will save you time and money in the long haul and keeps the value of your property. The following are tips to extend the life and value of your property.
  • Inspect your
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Benefits Of Staining Your Deck

Posted 01-12-2011 at 10:38 AM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)
Updated 06-01-2013 at 10:14 AM by kwikfishron (Removed link)

A properly applied stain is part of regular maintenance to protect your deck from stains, mildew, the elements and damaging uv rays. Stain products exist for every type of deck, including composite decking. Selecting the appropriate product to match the your deck material and applying it the proper way will ensure a long-lasting, great-looking deck that you can be proud of.

Unprotected wood will turn gray and will eventually severely crack. A deck should be restained every 1-1/2 to...
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Why Hire A Professional House Painter

Posted 01-08-2011 at 02:50 PM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)
Updated 06-01-2013 at 10:21 AM by kwikfishron (Removed links)

The least expensive house painter that you can find or DIY may not be the best value and safest way to have the interior of your house painted. when making the decision to paint your homes interior yourself, going with the local handyman, or hiring a there are a few things that you should keep in mind.


1) Safety comes to my mind first and that should be the most important factor for you and your family. Painting can be hazardous work, whether itís working on a ladder or...
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An Accent Wall

Posted 01-08-2011 at 02:44 PM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)
Updated 06-01-2013 at 10:23 AM by kwikfishron (Removed link)

An accent wall is one wall within a room that is painted a different shade or color than the other three walls in that room. The wall that is accented is usually the first wall that is seen upon entering that room.

An accent wall can be used to highlight a large focal point on or near that wall (tv, entertainment center, bed, fireplace, bookcase).

In most cases, an accent wall is a bold color i.e., orange against neutral walls i.e., white. Or a vibrant shade against...
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Hello! -- Fall 2010 Update

Posted 09-23-2010 at 01:57 PM by jamiedolan
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The summer has gone by in a hurry. I've made a lot of progress on several projects that I have been working on, including landscaping and my kitchen remodel. I hope the Kitchen Remodel will be at a functional kitchen stage before Christmas.

A couple recent photos of my kitchen, the next steps are going to be to start putting some cabinets in place that we have built and to install the tile floor.

The walls are painted a orange color from the Benjamin Moore Aura Line....
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