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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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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)
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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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Deep energy retrofit and conversion to 2 Unit rental

Posted 12-28-2010 at 02:28 PM by 1982shawn

I recently found this site and absolutely love it! Until i found this chatroom/forum i had been wandering around the internet looking at projects that are similar to what i am working on.

A little background information about me, i have always been greatly interested in "building" at the age of 15 i signed up for the welding program at my highschool and had my structural certification before i was eligible to drive. I held a job in the welding/metal fabrication field...
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Business vs DIY

Posted 12-21-2010 at 08:28 PM by hvactech126

Anyone can buy a part, just like anyone can purchase the products to build an airplane. However, can just anyone assemble the parts correctly to ensure the end user is safe? Why is it that so many people disregard the professional training that goes into becoming a top notch trades person. All they see is the price of the part. What about the cost of obtaining a trade certification, the continuing education, the liability insurance, fuel, vehicle maintenance, vehicle payments, insurances,...
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