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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)
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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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Compare Your House Painters Estimates

Posted 01-18-2011 at 06:14 AM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)

You should always compare your estimates from one contractor to another. Not all estimates are going to include the same materials, coats of paint, prep work, caulk and labor, that's just a few examples. When comparing one proposal with the next you can have a better understanding as to what your actually going to be paying for. You want to hire the painting contractor that will provide you the best VALUE, warranties, quality workmanship, quality materials and whom is knowledgeable and professional....
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Waterbase Paints Vs. Oil Base Paints

Posted 01-15-2011 at 04:17 PM by housepaintingny (House Painting & Staining)
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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)
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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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