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  • On Interior Painting

    If you are like most of us you would probably prefer to paint the inside of a room in your own home rather than hire it done. Not only to save money, but because painting brings quick...

    • Posted October 20, 2015
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  • More On Paint Applicators

    Recorded information about paintbrushes dates as far back as the Phoenicians. However, they were a bit different then. Not the Phoenicians – paintbrushes. In those early days horns were filled with animal hair that was held in...

    • Posted October 19, 2015
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  • Paint Over Water Stains

    Picture this. You had a roof leak. Now you have a water stain on your ceiling. You pull out the touch up paint, give the stained area a quick coat of perfectly matching color, and, in only an...

    • Posted October 17, 2015
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    5 Simple Steps to Prepare Your Home for Winter

    Getting a well maintained home ready for winter isn’t difficult, but it’s wise to start early, say experts at the Paint Quality Institute.  They recommend that homeowners tackle five simple projects as soon as possible.  Together, they...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • Paintbrush and paint
    Anatomy of a Paintbrush

    Had Michael Angelo known as much about paint brushes as is known today he probably could have completed the Sistine chapel in half the time and with half the work. You may not be planning a ceiling...

    • Posted September 14, 2015
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    Avoiding Involuntary Holes In Projects

    A do-it-yourselfer will often find it necessary to make a hole in wallboard to install a recess toilet paper holder, for instance.  These are called volun­tary holes.  An angry do-it-yourselfer practicing assertiveness training or a hasty youngster...

    • Posted September 12, 2015
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  • Common Painting Problems – And How To Overcome Them

    In this hour, The Carey Bros. discuss important things that you need to know when preparing for any painting projects.  

    • Posted September 5, 2015
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  • Best of Show: How to Paint Like A Pro

    In this hour, The Carey Bros. discuss repainting the home exterior A-Z

    • Posted September 5, 2015
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  • Using Wallpaper to Decorate Your Home

    We went to a web site on wallpaper and the first page included this quote. “Since the earliest recorded times people have been decorating the walls of their homes. Recently, wallpaper has enjoyed a renaissance. People are...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • On Patching Wallpaper

    The reason we originally got involved in the media was because we had enjoyed good fortune as home improvement contractors and wanted to put something “back on the shelf”. This all happened about 15 years ago when...

    • Posted August 30, 2015
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