Textbook Painting Blog

Chalky Siding: How to Prep for New Paint Project

Posted by michael@textbookpainting.com on Jul 9, 2016 11:00:00 AM

     One of the most important aspects of a paint job is the prep work. One of the hardest surfaces to prep is a surface that is chalky. Chalky surfaces will cause paint not to adhere correctly to the surface and will, in turn, cause premature peeling. Good news is you can follow our steps in order to rid your siding of that chalky surface!

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6 Uses for Leftover Paint

Posted by michael@textbookpainting.com on Jul 8, 2016 12:00:00 PM

     So, you just finished painting the exterior of your home, and you have quite a bit of paint leftover…now what? Consider some of our suggestions for making use of that extra paint!

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5 Tips for Choosing the Exterior Color of Your Home

Posted by Kyle Shaw on Jun 29, 2016 3:30:00 PM

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How to Paint a Window Without Painting It Shut

Posted by Megan Eash on Jun 24, 2016 4:00:00 PM

     

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Topics: Painting Tips

3 Tips When Choosing an Exterior House Painter

Posted by Megan Eash on Jun 23, 2016 3:30:00 PM

 

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Painting an Older Home with Sherwin Williams Rejuvenate

Posted by michael@textbookpainting.com on Jun 17, 2016 3:00:00 PM
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How to Refinish a Front Door (3 Steps)

Posted by Megan Eash on Jun 16, 2016 4:00:00 PM

     Your home's front door can really change the character of your whole house. Stained front doors can make for a beautiful entry way for a home, but without proper upkeep, they can fade, wear away, and lose their shine. Let us show you how to bring some life back to your front door!

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College Painters in Cleveland, OH Make Homeowner Cry

Posted by Megan Eash on Jun 10, 2016 4:00:00 PM



      A homeowner in Berea, OH is beyond thrilled about her home's new look! So thrilled, in fact, that the homeowner was brought to tears about how gorgeous her home looks: "I have waited years to just have my trim painted, but painting the whole house has been a great bonus - my house has been completely transformed!" 

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Topics: Our Work

3 Steps to Repair Rusty Metal Surfaces

Posted by Megan Eash on Jun 9, 2016 4:00:00 PM

     Whether it be chimney caps, basketball poles, or metal railings, no one likes a rusty metal surface; rust can make any object look worn down, old, and just plain ugly.

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Topics: Painting Tips

Student Painters Revive Old Deck in Liberty Township

Posted by Megan Eash on Jun 3, 2016 3:30:00 PM

     Our student painters at Miami University are at it again! This time, the crew was able to revamp an old, mildew covered deck for a homeowner in Liberty, Township, OH.

     In order to prep the deck (or any deck for that matter) to be stained, all furniture and objects must be removed from the deck, as well as all debris. Sweeping the deck to get rid of debris not only allows for a a clean application of stain, but also allows the painters to see where mildew and mold might exist.
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Topics: Painting Tips