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Why Hire A Professional House Painter

Posted 01-08-2011 at 03:50 PM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)
Updated 06-01-2013 at 11:21 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 03:44 PM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)
Updated 06-01-2013 at 11:23 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 02:57 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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Putting the 'Custom' in Custom Tile

Posted 05-16-2009 at 05:40 PM by orson

I bought my better half a toilet for Christmas.
I know, that doesn't sound like a particularly good idea in general and, as it turned out, it wasn't. She did, however, very much want the toilet replaced. Of course when it came time to install the new toilet I couln't reconcile myself to the idea of putting a shiny new toilet on an old and unattractive vinyl floor.
Ripping out the vinyl revealed 5/8 inch plywood rotted out around the toilet as well as a toilet flange that was completely...
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Electric Radiant Floor Heat

Posted 05-07-2009 at 10:42 PM by orson

The latest craze in bathroom remodeling is toasty warm tile floors for your piggies. On a recent kitchen remodeling project we took things a step further: electric radiant floor heat as the primary heat system.
Step Warmfloor(tm) manufactures cutting edge floor warming and floor heating systems. Unlike many of their counterparts, Step uses an electro plastic heating element rather than a cable to heat the floor. The entire mat, although plastic, is the heating element.
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