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Paint Disposal: How to Get Rid of Paint Leftovers

Proper paint disposal helps limit our impact on the environment. Here are some fun ideas and easy instructions to get rid of unwanted paint around the house.

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Storing Paint: How to Keep Paint Leftovers Fresh

Tips and instructions for storing paint: learn about the right temperature conditions, best container and placement for keeping unused paint fresh.

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Caulking and Painting: 4 Little Known Benefits

Caulking and painting are not only for aesthetics. These tips will make home painting easier, save you money on bills and prevent costly repairs.

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Interior and Exterior House Painting Tips by Season

These interior and exterior house painting tips will show you how to maintain your house throughout the year and what season is best for each project.

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Exterior and Interior Home Painting: How to Save $

Time for exterior or interior home painting? Do nothing till you read this and take advantage of these 6 ways to save money on your project.

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Types of Paint Finishes for Exterior Home Painting

The 3 main types of paint finishes used in exterior painting are flat, satin and gloss. Learn when and where to use each sheen for best results.

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Interior Paint Finishes: What Sheen Is Best?

Not all interior paint finishes are meant to be uses on the walls. Learn where to use flat and satin sheen, and where to apply paint with a gloss.

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Southern NJ Painting Contractor - Services We Offer

Get a free quote for your NJ painting project (interior or exterior), wallpaper or popcorn removal, powerwashing, wood staining or cabinet refinishing.

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Gallery of a House Painter: New Jersey Painting Projects

Before - after examples by a South Jersey house painter: New Jersey interior and exterior painting, wood staining, popcorn and wallpaper removal projects.

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Textured and Faux Painting - New Jersey Contractor

Creative ideas for faux painting New Jersey homes: from venetian plaster and crackle paint, to sand and suede textures. Choose your decorative finish!

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"Green" House Painting - South Jersey Contractor

Painting South Jersey homes the "green" way? Now it can be done without sacrificing the looks or longevity of the paint job. Choose from 3 options.

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NJ Staining Contractor's Guide to Wood Stains

Here's what wood staining contractors want you to know about solid and semi-transparent stains and when to use which for your deck, siding or fence.

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Southern New Jersey Wallpaper Removal Service

New Jersey wallpaper stripping service: get rid of dated wallpaper and enjoy freshly painted walls. Free estimates in Atlantic and Cape May counties.

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Kitchen Cabinet Refinishing: New Jersey Contractor

Considering kitchen cabinet refinishing? New Jersey house painter can transform your kitchen or bathroom cabinets with professional painting or staining.

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Epoxy Garage Floor Covering - Southern New Jersey

Need an epoxy garage floor covering for your South Jersey home? Get a free quote to transform your garage or basement floor with epoxy paint and sealer.

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Apply, Repair, Paint, Remove Popcorn Ceiling (South NJ)

Do you need to spray on, fix, paint or remove popcorn ceiling texture? Get a free estimate for your project if you are located in Southern New Jersey.

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Unusual Painting Contractor: New Jersey Company's Story

How we became a painting contractor: New Jersey homeowners don't expect a house painter to have a Russian accent and want to hear the story behind it.

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NJ Painting Contractors Are As Good As Their Reputation

NJ painting contractors all tout their own horn, so it's more important what their customers say about their experience. Here's the feedback from ours.

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House Painting in NJ: Exterior & Interior Work Process

Our specialty is house painting in NJ (Atlantic and Cape May counties) and here's how we do it: from surface prep to product application to cleanup.

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New Jersey House Painting by AK Painting And Powerwashing

New Jersey house painting company offering interior and exterior painting and staining, pressure washing and specialty coatings. Get a free estimate!

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Should a NJ House Painter Guarantee His Work?

When choosing a NJ house painter for your project, check if and how he stands behind his work. A written guarantee protects you and ensures quality.

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Lies of a House Painter: NJ Permanent Coatings Debunked

What you don't expect to hear from a house painter: NJ homeowners will discover the truth about "permanent" paints and "stop painting forever" promises.

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Sealing a Deck: South Jersey Wood Waterproofing Service

Sealing a deck is a must if you want the wood to last. Test your deck for water resistance and get a free quote for wood waterproofing in New Jersey.

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New Jersey Powerwashing: FAQs About Our Service

FAQs about our New Jersey powerwashing service: how frequently to have your house washed, how long the results will last, and costs and safety concerns.

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Powerwashing in NJ: How to Prepare Your House

Before we begin powerwashing in NJ, customers should provide an outside water supply, clear access to the house, close windows and remove vehicles.

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NJ Deck Cleaning Service: FAQs About Washing Decks

FAQs about our NJ deck cleaning service: learn how often to power wash your deck, what stains can be removed, what results to expect and how to prepare.

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New Jersey Deck Cleaning Service: How We Do It

Professional New Jersey deck cleaning contractors have an efficient process for pressure washing projects. Learn what to expect from start to finish.

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NJ Power Washing Contractor: Decks, Houses, Driveways

Professional NJ power washing services by AK Painting And Powerwashing. Get a free estimate for pressure cleaning your house, deck, driveway or roof.

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NJ Powerwashing Contractor Shares Stain Removal Tips

A NJ powerwashing pro explains how to get rid of oil and grease stains on concrete, kill mold and mildew spores, and remove graffiti from the walls.

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Who Should Do Your Deck Cleaning? NJ Pros vs DIY

When it comes to deck cleaning, NJ homeowners have 2 choices: hire a professional pressure washing contractor or DIY. See which is the best option for you.

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Great Painting Contractors: New Jersey Consumer Guide

Looking for quality painting contractors? New Jersey painters are not all created equal, but here's how to find the best one and avoid getting ripped off.

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Good New Jersey Painting Contractor: How to Spot One

Don't know which New Jersey painting contractor to choose for your project? Here's how to recognize a quality house painter and make the right decision.

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Great New Jersey Painting Contractors: How to Find Them

Trustworthy New Jersey painting contractors are easier to find when you know where to look for them. Here are the top 7 places we recommend.

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Quality New Jersey House Painters Can't Be Found Here

Quality New Jersey house painters don't advertise in these 4 places. Find out where NOT to look if you want a reputable and reliable painting contractor.

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New Jersey Painter Quotes and How to Compare Them

New Jersey painter estimates vary a lot for a reason. But here are the 3 steps to determine which home painter is your best choice...

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House Painting: New Jersey Contractor Types to Avoid

Who is best at house painting? New Jersey contractors specialize in different types of painting, so it's important to match the right painter for the job.

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Compare New Jersey Painting Contractors Side by Side

New Jersey painting contractors can all seem alike, but this helpful checklist lets you compare 3 house painters to see who offers the best value.

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People Painting New Jersey Homes: Who Are You Trusting?

Ex-cons painting New Jersey houses? Scary but sometimes true. Here's how to check if the painter you let inside your home is worth your trust...

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Hiring a NJ Painting Contractor vs DIY: Reality Check

When is hiring a NJ painting contractor cheaper than doing it yourself? Answer these questions to decide whether to DIY or use a pro house painter.

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Painting NJ Houses: It Can't Be Cheap, Fast and Good

Quotes for painting NJ homes can vary so much it's confusing. Here's what you need to understand about house painting contractors and their services...

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Warm Red Colour Recommendation for Painting a Focal Wall?

We would like to paint our living room red and cream: the main fireplace wall a nice warm red and the rest a nice cream colour. We are struggling with

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Neutral Wall Paint Color Ideas for a New House?

I am in escrow on a property and the place needs new paint and carpets. I plan to get hardwood floors, but do not know what color to paint the walls.

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Kitchen Decorating: Paint and Color Ideas for Walls and Cabinets

Kitchen decorating paint ideas and painting techniques. Learn how to pull together and enhance your kitchen design colors.

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Most Popular Kitchen Colors, Best Kitchen Colors (for Painting)

Most popular kitchen colors and best kitchen color ideas for painting the walls: green, red, yellow, orange, brown, beige...

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Need Accent Colors for Painting the Outside of Our Beach House!

We want to paint the peaks of the house and the beauty bands (the pieces of wood - not wood shakers) that go around the entire home. All the railing

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Need a Recommendation for My Kitchen Paint Colors

I'm looking to cover the walls of my kitchen perhaps with a green paint color. However, I am open to other color ideas. I have 4*4 Rialto beige tiles

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Faux Venetian Plaster Finish in a Living Room

This living room has a base color of Benjamin Moor Aura, #350. The glaze colors are #355 and #370. The original walls are textured plaster so I just

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Painting a Bathroom: Choosing Bathroom Paint Colors

Painting a bathroom soon but haven't picked your bathroom wall colors yet? Here's how to choose bathroom paint colors you will love...

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Beachy Bathroom Painting Ideas and Bathroom Color Schemes

Beachy bathroom painting ideas, shore-inspired bathroom paint colors and tips for turning your bathroom color scheme into a

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