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Low VOC Paints Still Have Odor

Low VOC Paints Still Have Odor

September 21, 2014 | By | 5 Comments

Often times when meeting with customers and looking at jobs I am asked about using low VOC/zero VOC paints. Low VOC and “green paints” seem to be the catch phrases these days when looking for a healthier paint. Many customers are surprised to learn that most of these Zero VOC paints still have an odor. […]

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When is One Coat of Paint Acceptable?

When is One Coat of Paint Acceptable?

February 18, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

We’ve all heard paint manufacturers claim “one coat coverage” but is it really true? As a rule of thumb, you should always expect to apply two coats of paint regardless of what the label says. Colors such as reds, bright yellows, and oranges may require three or more coats. However, there are situations where one […]

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Paint and Primer in One Fact or Fiction?

Paint and Primer in One Fact or Fiction?

January 19, 2014 | By | 3 Comments

We’ve all seen the advertisements on TV for the new paint and primer in one. The big box store brands started the paint and primer in one blitz a few years ago. It wasn’t long until the major paint manufacturers such as Benjamin Moore and Sherwin Williams followed suit. So it begs the question, what […]

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Painting Your New James Island SC Home

Painting Your New James Island SC Home

November 28, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

The carpet’s installed, the floors are cleaned, you’ve closed on your James Island SC house, the moving truck has left, and the furniture is in place. Still, something is missing but you can’t put your finger on it. Then it hits you, the paint job is horrible. What Is Builders Grade Paint? Builders grade paint […]

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How to Store Leftover Paint

How to Store Leftover Paint

July 3, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Proper storage of leftover paint is important to keep the paint viable for touch ups down the road. What to do When Painting in Complete The first thing to do is to put all unused paint back in the bucket it came from. Use a brush to scrape out all the paint at the bottom […]

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Summerville SC Interior Painters: What Sheen Where?

Summerville SC Interior Painters: What Sheen Where?

March 1, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

So you want to paint your Summerville house and you’re unsure which paint sheens should go where. Don’t worry below I’ll explain the differences between the various sheens and where to use them. How Shiny are Flat, Matte, Eggshell, Satin, Semi-Gloss, Gloss, and High Gloss Paints ¬†Flat Paint –¬†Flat has almost no sheen at all. […]

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How Long Will My Mt Pleasant SC Interior Paint Job Last?

How Long Will My Mt Pleasant SC Interior Paint Job Last?

February 9, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This is an important question that I’m asked by customers all the time. The truth is that there isn’t a set amount of time that it’ll last. Your interior paint longevity can range from 1yr to 25yrs, it can depend on a bunch of different factors Factors That Will Impact Your Interior Paint Young Children […]

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