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Deck Staining & Wood Care

Posted 05-22-2011 at 06:32 AM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)
Updated 03-30-2014 at 07:10 AM by housepaintingny

The most important factor in deck staining is surface preparation. Great surface preparation is the KEY to outstanding results. Prep right, and the deck will turn out great. Rush through prep, skip a step (or two) and the deck won’t look nearly as good.

A major source of problems and complaints for all wood finishes is over-application of the coating. Many do-it-your self believe that when it comes to coating, more is better. This is simply not the case and is particularly a problem...
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Spring Preventative Maintenance

Posted 02-18-2011 at 04:51 PM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)

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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Painters, N.Y Sales Tax

Posted 02-08-2011 at 09:17 AM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)
Updated 06-01-2013 at 10:06 AM by kwikfishron (Removed links)

When is a painting contractor in suppose to charge sales and use tax? A legitimate painting company working in New York will be licensed, have a tax i.d number, have a federal employee i.d number, and have insurance. Ask your potential house painter if he can show you valid proof of all of these. If the painting company can not show you documentation that they are a legal company to work in NY, then do not hire them, as there can be problems down the road.

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Choosing House Painting Colors

Posted 02-04-2011 at 07:58 AM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)

When choosing paint colors to paint your house or office it can be a daunting task. There are 3 general groups of paint schemes:
  • Monochromatic schemes are based on one hue, which varies in value (lightness and darkness), and saturation (the amount of color). An example of this is a pale blue with a pure blue and dark blue.
  • Analogous schemes combine no more than three similar colors. An example of this is red, yellow red (orange), and yellow.
  • Complementary schemes are based on opposing colors.
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Signs Of An Experienced Painting Contractor

Posted 01-18-2011 at 06:22 AM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)
Updated 06-01-2013 at 10:12 AM by kwikfishron (Removed links)

Painting your home is a great way to add curb appeal and protect your most valuable investment from the elements, while giving your property a fresh look.



You will want to hire the best home painting contractor in your area to keep your property looking it's best. When interviewing the potential, there will be signs pointing to the painters experience.


  • They are readily available to take your calls or return your call very promptly. A prompt
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