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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

Selecting This Paint Color Will Increase Your Home's Value by $5,400

Posted by Katie Walsh on Nov 17, 2017 8:31:16 PM

If you have ever planned an interior painting project, you have probably been stuck selecting which color to paint with.  Zillow, a real estate website, recently did some research on homes and colors in relation to sale prices, and explained it all in their 2017 Paint Color Analysis. It revealed “blue” as a magic color in your bathroom, claiming some homeowner’s saw up to $5,400 more than expected when selling their homes. Not just any shade of blue will do though; more specifically “hues of powder blue or light periwinkle”. And if you have a darker blue in your dining room, you could see about $1,926 more than expected. Kitchens with light blue, or blue bedrooms, also got about $1,809 more. There’s certainly nothing there to be “blue” over.

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Topics: Interior Painting, Exterior Painting

Interior Painting Prep Work

Posted by Katie Walsh on Nov 16, 2017 1:24:43 PM

So, you’ve decided to do some DIY painting, but you’re not sure where to start? It can be a daunting task, depending on how much work you have to do. 

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Topics: Interior Painting

Interior Painting Color Ideas: Color of the Year 2018

Posted by Katie Walsh on Nov 13, 2017 11:05:00 AM

If you're having a hard time trying to choose a color for your current project and need some help with your interior painting color ideas, looking at the coming Color of the Year can be of great help. According to Wikipedia, Pantone, who are best known for their Pantone Matching System, which is a proprietary color space used in many design markets, has been doing this since 2000. It's a great reference for anyone looking for colors. 

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Topics: Interior Painting, Exterior Painting, Color of the Year

Interior Painting in Ohio City Renovation

Posted by Katie Walsh on Nov 5, 2017 11:00:00 AM

A team of our local house painters in Ohio City did some interior painting on this beautiful renovation a few weeks ago. The whole duplex had been completely renovated down to the studs by Gertz Building Co. and it needed a fresh new look to go with the more modern feel. 

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Topics: Interior Painting, Ohio City

Award Winning Interior and Exterior Painting

Posted by Michael Murray on Sep 11, 2017 9:35:09 PM

We were lucky enough to be chosen to paint the interior and exterior of the Thomas Edison Birthplace museum in Milan, OH. The professional painters on the Textbook Painting team were honored to work on such an historic home and we actually received recognition in a couple of painting magazines as well as local newspapers. The project was completed in conjunction with PPG Paints as part of their Colorful Communities initiative. 

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Topics: Exterior Painting, Interior Painting

Interior Painting in Beautiful Bay Village Home

Posted by Michael Murray on Sep 2, 2017 11:30:30 AM

A team of our house painters in Bay Village recently completed a fun project in a beautiful home. The home owners had recently moved in to this home and wanted to add some of their own style to an already gorgeous house. 

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Topics: Bay Village, Interior Painting

Inexpensive House Painters in Cleveland. Why are prices so different?

Posted by Michael Murray on Mar 19, 2017 9:20:48 PM

When looking for house painters in Cleveland, you certainly don't want to pay more than you have to. If you get 4 or 5 painting quotes, chances are one will be significantly less than the others. Typically, we are the second or third highest price, as we try to offer the best value; not necessarily the cheapest price. You can view our pricing page to get a good idea of our painting prices. So why are some prices so low?

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Topics: Interior Painting, Exterior Painting

Interior Painters Provide Great Lakes Brewery With a Modern Look

Posted by megan.anderson on Aug 11, 2015 9:42:10 AM

Great Lakes Brewing Company, established in 1988, is located in Cleveland, Ohio and rapidly growing. As the company passes their twenty-fifth anniversary, they decided to modify their logo in order to reconnect with customers through a new, more modern look.

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Topics: Interior Painting, Cleveland

Color of the Year 2015 - Marsala

Posted by Michael Murray on Dec 13, 2014 3:53:47 PM

Every year in December Pantone decides on a Color of the Year, and for 2015, they have chosen "Marsala". I would describe it as a sort of "fuschia" or a red wine with a hint of purple or maroon.

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Topics: Interior Painting, Exterior Painting, Color of the Year

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