ImageWorks Painting Blog

Can A Primer Save You From A Paint Stripping Nightmare?

Posted by Jeremy Holderness on Thu, May 29, 2014 @ 10:38 AM

Maybe my least favorite thing to do of all painting-related activities is paint stripping. For those of you who've had the pleasure of removing old paint from a house, I don't need to tell you just how fun this can be.  

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4 Steps To Painting Over Smoke Damage On Your Walls/Ceilings

Posted by Jeremy Holderness on Fri, May 23, 2014 @ 12:05 PM

One of the toughest challenges to overcome when painting the interior of your home is covering stains on your walls and ceilings caused by smoke, soot, or nicotine.  

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Exterior Rotted Wood Repair Tips For Your Home

Posted by Jeremy Holderness on Fri, May 16, 2014 @ 01:05 PM

When you're painting the exterior of your home there is a good chance you could encounter rotted or damaged wood on your siding, window sills, trim, or shutters.  

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Color Consultants To Help With Exterior & Interior Paint Colors

Posted by Jeremy Holderness on Fri, May 09, 2014 @ 07:14 AM

For any homeowner, one of the most frustrating parts of starting a painting project is choosing the color palette.  I mean, there are soooooo many choices in color out there.  

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Can A DIY'er Spray Paint Their Home Like A Painting Contractor?

Posted by Jeremy Holderness on Wed, May 07, 2014 @ 09:08 AM

Every painting contractor knows that, when used properly, airless paint sprayers can make most house painting projects go much quicker. Research conducted by the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA), found that airless spraying can save painters between 50% and 75% of their painting time. Airless spray is at least 4 times faster than brush applications and at least 2 times faster than roller applications.

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