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Community Spotlight: Building; A Family Business with Gertz Building Company

Posted by Michael Murray on Jan 29, 2018 3:04:53 PM

I recently had an opportunity to catch up with Ben Gertz of Gertz Building Company out of Bay Village to learn about his family business as well as the home building and renovation industry. I first met Ben about a year ago when we were both completing the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program at Tri-C. 

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Topics: Bay Village

5 Basic Steps to Painting Your Kitchen Cabinets

Posted by Katie Walsh on Jan 12, 2018 11:27:40 AM

Painting your kitchen cabinets can be a frustrating, but sometimes very needed, task. Making sure you have all the right materials before you start can be half the battle. Also, making sure you do things in the correct order can help a lot as well. Here are the 5 basic steps you should follow to try and make your interior painting project go as smoothly as possible.  

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Topics: Interior Painting

DYB Coach Podcast Interviews Textbook Painting Owner, Michael Murray

Posted by Katie Walsh on Jan 10, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Our very own Michael Murray, owner of Textbook Painting, was recently interviewed by a paint industry podcast called DYB Coach. Steve and April Burnett are the leading force behind BYD Coach - having run their own sucessful painting company previously, Steve decided to write a book (How to Double Your Business Without Making A Sale) and help other business owners become just as successful. 

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Topics: Exterior Painting, Interior Painting

Clean, Fresh New Feel for this Lakewood Kitchen

Posted by Katie Walsh on Jan 9, 2018 10:30:00 AM

As we all know, changing the color scheme to any room can make it feel like new again. Did you know that doing the same to your cabinets can have the same effect? Our team of local house painters in Lakewood recently did this interior painting project refreshing the color of the cabinets and walls in this kitchen.

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Topics: Lakewood, Interior Painting

How to Choose a Painter for your Home Painting Project

Posted by Katie Walsh on Dec 27, 2017 11:02:00 AM

When deciding to freshen up the look of your home, an interior painting or exterior painting project may be just what you need! There are many things to consider when undergoing a home painting project, and hiring an expert will make the process go smoothly from start to finish.

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Topics: Exterior Painting, Interior Painting

Drastic Interior Painting Change in Westlake

Posted by Katie Walsh on Dec 13, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Sometimes a drastic color change can help a home feel completely new. This interior painting project in Westlake our team did shows that perfectly. You can see what a difference the change makes in the pictures below; before and after are left and right, respectively. 

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Topics: Interior Painting, Westlake

Exterior Painting in Westlake Brings Life Back into this House

Posted by Katie Walsh on Dec 12, 2017 12:13:07 PM

Ever look at your house and think to yourself that it just looks old? Sometimes, a fresh new paint color is all you need then. Check out this exterior painting project our team did on a house in Westlake. 

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Topics: Exterior Painting, Westlake

Hiring a Real Estate Agent. Spotlight on Pete Formica of Keller Williams

Posted by Michael Murray on Dec 4, 2017 10:37:19 PM

Buying or selling a home can be an intimidating and often overwhelming experience. This is why you need not just an experienced professional but a team of real estate professionals on your side. I was recently able to talk with a friend of mine, Pete Formica, a licensed Real Estate Agent and the Team Leader for Keller Williams' Safe Harbor Team. He has been a licensed agent since 2000 and has worked through the ups and downs of the market over the past decade and half. 

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Best Interior Paints for Your Home

Posted by Katie Walsh on Dec 4, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Sherwin Williams should definitely be a name you’ve heard of if you’re talking about the best interior paints. It is undeniably in the top 5 leading paint companies. Some might even argue that it IS the best.

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Topics: Interior Painting

How to Easily Remove Wallpaper in a Few Simple Steps

Posted by Katie Walsh on Dec 1, 2017 9:50:57 AM

Wallpaper removal can make some people cringe just by hearing about it. It can be a difficult task if you don’t set yourself up for success from the beginning. Below, I’ll go over some of the different ways you can remove wallpaper, and hopefully, help you pick which method is right for your project.

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Topics: Interior Painting, Wallpaper Removal

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