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Waterbase Paints Vs. Oil Base Paints

Posted 01-15-2011 at 04:17 PM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)
Updated 06-01-2013 at 09:58 AM by kwikfishron

What is the difference between oil base house paint and waterborne house paint, commonly referred to as latex paint?


Now days you have latex paint (waterborne) with 100% acrylic binders in them providing maximum adhesion, which in most cases will out perform oil. They are very flexible, so
they continue to adhere even when temperature changes cause the surface to expand and contract. This elasticity helps forestall chipping, peeling, flaking and other common paint...
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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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EPA Lead Laws

Posted 01-10-2011 at 07:22 AM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)
Updated 06-01-2013 at 10:15 AM by kwikfishron

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that renovations and repairs of pre-1978 buildings must now be conducted using safe practices to protect families and workers from exposure to lead-based paint. EPA proposed the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule, which requires contractors to be trained and certified in lead-safe work practices, in 2006. In 2008, EPA finalized the rule and set April 22, 2010 as the implementation date. This law pertains to renovations exceeding more than...
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Exterior House Painting

Posted 01-10-2011 at 07:21 AM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)
Updated 06-01-2013 at 10:19 AM by kwikfishron (Removed links)

Painting your exterior and maintaining it is important, not only for curb appeal, but the paint on your exterior is the only thing protecting your most valuable investment from the elements. It will cost you more in the long run to repair damaged wood and if the exterior paint is in real bad shape it will take longer to prepare the substrate for the proper paint job.
Good house painting contractors
will not stop at simply applying paint to your exterior, other aspects need to be taken...
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