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Why Emulsion Paint May Craze

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Have you seen emulsion paint crazing after it has been applied over acrylic caulk? Read on and discover some of the reasons for this paint failure. Use this information to make appropriate plans if you intend to repaint a structure. Differences in Flexibility Acrylic caulk is usually more flexible than emulsion paint is. Consequently, the acrylic caulk is likely to expand and contract at a higher rate than emulsion paint when there are changes in temperature. Read More»

Two safety tips for people with young children who are having their homes repainted

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The chemicals that professional painters use when carrying out interior painting projects can be quite hazardous. If you have young children who will be in the house whilst your property is being repainted, it’s important to take steps to ensure that they do not become ill as a result of being around the painting products. Here are two such steps. Keep paint products out of reach If a young child comes across a rag soaked in solvents or an open tin of paint, there is a very good chance that they will pick it up and in doing so, get some of the solvents or paint on their skin. Read More»

Some Common Mistakes to Avoid When Painting Your Home

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Painting your home’s interior or exterior is often much more difficult than homeowners realize, and this job is often best left to professional residential house painters. However, if you do want to tackle a painting job on your own, note a few common mistakes you’ll want to avoid. This will ensure the end result is a painted surface that looks its best and a fresh coat of paint that lasts as long as possible before it needs touch-ups, or even an entirely new coat altogether. Read More»

Preparing and Painting Wooden Sidings on Your Home: A Guide

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If you have a home which had wood sidings, it is important that you paint them on a regular basis. If you do, the wood may become damaged by moisture and the effects of being exposed to harsh climatic conditions. When properly painted on a regular basis, wood sidings can last for many years. Below is a guide which details the steps you should take to prepare wood sidings before you paint them. Read More»

3 Key Things You Need To Know Before A DIY Interior Wall Painting Project

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Painting your home’s interior walls on your own is a manageable task and is oftentimes a great way to save some money. However, for this to pay off, you must do a perfect job. If you are handy with DIY projects but haven’t painted your home’s interior walls before, you are likely to make some mistakes that will compromise the effectiveness of your painting. To make sure this doesn’t happen, here are some key tips to remember before you start the project. Read More»