Why should you hire a professional house painter rather than do it yourself or hire some local kids? There are a number of reasons why hiring a professional is the better option, not least of which is because your home may contain lead paint if it was built before 1978. Though the cost of hiring a professional may seem a bit prohibitive, there are definite benefits to getting a licensed, bonded and insured painting pro to bring your house back to a state of glory.
First and foremost is that time is money and your time is probably better spent doing something else. Professional painters make their living off home interior painting and there is more to properly painting your house than just slapping on a fresh coat of paint. Properly painting your home involves lots of prep work. Everything from scrubbing down surfaces to filling in holes and doing repair work. Getting a house ready to paint is at least one weekend and depending on how much prep work you need to do could take even longer. Professionals know how to quickly and efficiently make necessary repairs and get to the painting.
Secondly, unless you want to spend a lot of money on tools, the look of a job done by a professional compared to the look of a job done by yourself is definitely going to be different. Plus, a professional will know how to apply a coat of paint protectively, making sure that the raw materials of your house are protected from the elements. Plus, because they've done all the prep work the right way, you know their paint job is going to last. A professional can help you pick the right colors for your home as well, helping you to match trim areas to your over-all color so that your house looks beautiful.
Have you ever had a bunch of people over to help you do housework and someone was hurt? Or maybe a bunch of children over for a birthday party and had one get injured? You may not know it but if they didn't sue you, you were lucky. Professionals, however, if you make sure they are insured, take on the risk of painting your house without putting you in danger of having to foot the bill if they fall. Plus, if one of their employees causes damage to your house they are the ones that will have to fix it. If you are working on painting your trim and slip off a ladder before crashing into a window, you'll have to pay for all of that plus your hospital bills yourself!
Lastly, because professional painters have made house painting their career, they can dedicate the time to making sure that your house is detailed perfectly and they don't have the stress of trying to get done quickly so they can do the job in a weekend. Painting your house is their job and it's one that they have learned to do well. Trust the professionals and hire one to paint your homes' interior and exterior.
Combed walls provide a relaxing, natural backdrop for today's casual lifestyles. I have used this technique to create a crisp linen look in a seaside beach-house, and to create a comfortable denim feel to a cheery bathroom. This woven look is created by dragging a special combing tool first vertically then horizontally through wet glaze. Base Color Benjamin Moore Paint #2108-60Glaze Colors
(A) Benjamin Moore Paint #HC-151How-To Instructions Prep 1: Before base coating, make sure your surface is in good condition. Patch holes and cracks with spackling paste, and wash any dirt from surface using a mild soap. Mask all windows, baseboards, and moldings using 2" painter's tape. Evenly apply paint with roller. Base coat should always be a satin or semi-gloss latex finish. Two coats may be necessary depending on coverage. Let dry 24 hours. Prep 2: Before you faux, prepare your glaze/paint mixture(s). A 5:1 ratio (5 parts Faux Like Pro glaze to 1 part paint) is highly recommended. This ratio will allow you time to work the finish and prevent it from drying too fast. Step 1: Evenly apply glaze A with a 4" latex brush, using consistent horizontal strokes. Start at the top of the wall and work from left to right, corner to corner, covering the top third of the wall. Step 2: While the glaze is still wet, brush over the same area with a dry, bristle block brush to even out the glaze. Step 3: Using steady pressure, drag your large comb through the wet glaze the entire length of the wall. Wipe off comb after each pass. Perfectly straight lines are not necessary; irregularities create an appealing textural quality. Leave a two-inch strip of wet glaze untouched at the bottom of each section. Continue steps 1-3 until entire wall is covered with horizontal combing lines. Let dry 24 hours. Step 4: Evenly apply another layer of glaze A over the original comb finish with a 4" latex brush using consistent vertical strokes. Start at the top of the wall and work your way down to the bottom, covering the first third of the wall.
Step 5: While the glaze is still wet, brush over the same area with a dry, bristle softener brush to even out the glaze. Step 6: Use your large comb to drag vertically through the wet glaze. Hold the comb with two hands as you move down the wall from top to bottom. A good grip and steady pressure will allow you to create straight lines. Repeat steps 4-6 until the entire wall is covered. Tip 1 If your comb slides out of alignment you can redo the pass by brushing over the mistake with the tinted glaze. Tip 2 As you drag the comb down the wall glaze will build up between the comb and will gather at the end of each pass, especially in corners. You can use a small brush to clean up any messy areas. Tip 3 Keep up a speedy rhythm as you work to avoid drying paint. If your brushed on area dries before you can pass a comb through it, loosen it up by applying fresh glaze. Supplies: - gallon of glaze - large comb - bristle block brush You will also need the following basic supplies from your local hardware store: - 4" latex all purpose brushes - paint roller - medium nap - roller tray - 3" latex cutting brush - large bucket for water - 2 containers to hold glaze/paint mixture - painter's tape - latex gloves - rags for clean up - drop cloths
Color Wash This free-form finish is known for its subtle variations of color and natural, soft glow. Supremely versatile, it can be adapted to any living environment - from modern to traditional. It imparts a peaceful, tranquil feeling that adds to the comfort of any room of your home. Base Color Benjamin Moore Paint #70Glaze Colors (A) Benjamin Moore Paint #2165-40 (B) Benjamin Moore Paint #AC-9How-To Instructions Prep 1: Before base coating, make sure your surface is in good condition. Patch holes and cracks with spackling paste, and wash any dirt from surface using a mild soap. Mask all windows, baseboards, and moldings using 2” painter’s tape. Evenly apply paint with roller. Base coat should always be a satin or semi-gloss latex finish. Two coats may be necessary depending on coverage. Let dry 24 hours. Prep 2:
Before you faux, prepare your glaze/paint mixture(s). A 5:1 ratio (5 parts Faux Like A Pro glaze to 1 part paint) is highly recommended. This ratio will allow you time to work the finish and prevent it from drying too fast. Step 1: Colorwash is a wet-on-wet technique in which transparent strokes of color blend together seamlessly. Dip tip of 4" latex brush into glaze A, then apply with long criss-cross strokes, swinging your arm freely from the shoulder. Place strokes randomly, leaving portions of the base coat showing through. Work in 3 sq. ft. areas until each wall is complete. Do not stop in the middle of the wall.Step 2:Work over the same area, brushing on glaze B as in step 1, filling in the blank spots, but still leaving hints of the base coat showing through. Step 3: While the glaze is still wet, pass over it with a clean, dry, bristle block brush, using powerful sweeping strokes to melt the two colors together. Work your surface until you have achieved a soft cloud like effect. Step 4: A badger softening brush can be used as a final step to further soften the surface and eliminate any visible brush strokes. Move the brush in light figure-eight patterns over the entire surface.
Tip 1 When applying colors keep your strokes random, yet balanced. Avoid creating dark blotches of color. Tip 2 Remember that blending requires long brush strokes and a lot of pressure. This is an energetic process. Keep your upper body free and open, constantly making contact with the wall. Tip 3 If your finish turns out looking too dark or too bright, you can soften the wall by dry brushing over it with a touch of the base color. Put the base coat into Faux Like A Pro glaze using the 5:1 ratio.
Antiquing is a classical finish that adds a beautiful aged look to cabinetry, wood paneling, moldings, doors, or furniture. This finish is an excellent way to age and distress new millwork for a more rustic décor. With a little instruction you can create this subtle glow. Base ColorBenjamin Moore Paint #06Glaze Colors (A) Benjamin Moore Paint #AC-39How-To Instructions Prep 1: Before base coating, make sure your surface is in good condition. Patch holes and cracks with spackling paste, and wash any dirt from surface using a mild soap. Mask all windows, baseboards, and moldings using 2" painter's tape. Evenly apply paint with roller. Base coat should always be a satin or semi-gloss latex finish. Two coats may be necessary depending on coverage. Let
dry 24 hours. Prep 2: Before you faux, prepare your glaze/paint mixture(s). A 5:1 ratio (5 parts Faux Like A Pro glaze to 1 part paint) is highly recommended. This ratio will allow you time to work the finish and prevent it from drying too fast. Step 1: Using a latex brush, evenly apply glaze A in the direction of how wood grain would naturally flow. Work on one panel at a time, brushing the horizontal sections first. Keep in mind that wood grain runs lengthwise. Stop glazing at cross-sections. Step 2: Drag through the wet glaze with your bristle block brush in the direction of the wood grain. Make sure you hold the brush with steady pressure, dragging from left to right. Your goal is to create subtle, yet visible brush strokes. Wipe off the brush after each pass. Step 3: Wipe off excess glaze that spread onto the vertical sections of the panel with a damp sponge. Step 4: Evenly apply glaze A as in step 1, this time glazing the vertical sections. Step 5: Drag through the wet glaze with your bristle block brush in the direction of the wood grain. Make sure you hold the brush with steady pressure dragging from top to bottom. Your goal is to create subtle, yet visible brush strokes. Wipe off the brush after each pass. Step 6: Now it's time to glaze the raised flat panel. Using a latex brush, evenly apply glaze A in the direction of the wood grain. Step 7: In this step you can either vertically drag through the glaze as in step 5 or create visual interest by stippling the raised flat panel only. Using a stipple brush, pounce the entire raised panel until the glaze is evened out. Stipple over any ornamental details as well. Wipe the raised areas with a clean, damp rag. This will accentuate and define the ornaments. Seal with two coats of varnish for protection.
Tip 1 Avoid glaze build-up on your panel by applying less glaze. Remember, subtly is key with this finish. Less glaze will produce soft brush strokes. Tip 2 For best results drag your brush through the glaze in one or two passes. Avoid over stroking the glaze otherwise your finish will look muddy. Tip 3 If you are not pleased with the panel, you may remove the glaze with a wet rag and start over. The Faux Like A Pro glaze has up to a two-hour open time. Supplies: - gallon of glaze - gallon of varnish - bristle block brush - small stipple brush You will also need the following basic supplies from your local hardware store: - 4" latex all purpose brushes - paint roller - medium nap - roller tray - 3" latex cutting brush - large bucket for water etc.
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What sets us apart from other commercial and industrial painting companies? At Action Painting Company, we have an unparalleled commitment to producing quality work at the lowest cost on the market on average we save our customers 20% compared to our competitors in most cases that’s thousands saved on a job. We do this though our unique relationship with our suppliers and our commitment to our high quality highly efficient work force. Action Painting only uses skilled trades people. We are committed to using American made tools and supplies. Did we mention honesty and integrity? Our team members always treat customers honestly and fairly. We really care about our clients, and want them to realize the highest level of service they could ever find from a painting contractor. So when it comes time to select a contractor for your commercial painting and industrial coating needs call Action Painting. With 28 years of experience, outstanding industry expertise, and our unrivalled commitment to low cost and quality craftsmanship, Action Painting offers service like no other company can. Contact us today, and let us show you how much we can save you over your other painting bids. Daniel Leichtweis - President
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What you are, you are by accident of birth; what I am, I am by myself. There are and will be a thousand princes; there is only one Beethoven.– Ludwig van Beethoven Painting is called “ Birth “. There is pure COMPUTER ALGORITHM work (without any drawing or modeling with hand) based on Mandelbrot fractal. Up you could see shape of lying woman down small child, it is too hard get good visible shape from fractal, I didn’t retouch it due to consistency of math algorithm. High quality canvas, acrylic, metal or photo paper prints with frame according to your choice you could buy till dimensions 34″ x 48 “ and also detail view at famous eshop on below link About these adsShare this:Like this:LikeLoading...RelatedAbout petervesely
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Working for a dumpster rental service is not the most rewarding job, but it pays the bills. Although I am not far ahead of the garbage man, I never have to touch the dumpster, so that is a plus. Mostly, there is a lot of waiting.
We wait for someone to rent the dumpster, we wait for them to call us to pick up the dumpster. Between that, we load them up, drive them around, and drop them off. It is a simple job, but it is rewarding. For one, I never have to pay to rent a dumpster. I just get a dumpster. In my truck, I get to listen to the music that I like, and get to drive the area that I am most comfortable with. I also get the first look at what anyone is throwing away, and I get to have my pick of the good stuff before we take it to the landfills. Sometimes I find some pretty amazing stuff.
Furniture, computers, record players, all sorts of things. A lot of guys talk big, saying they have found weird stuff that no one really ever finds. We all know the dumpster gnomes get the weird stuff. Nobody knows where they go with it, though. We have never seen them at the lot, and the landfill guys have never heard of them. It seems like there are traces of them at every full dumpster we go to, but there is never any concrete proof…except for the pointy gnome hats they always leave behind.
We needed to remove a whole lot of earth and didn’t have much time to do it. We had recently had an incident involving one of our employees getting stuck in a roll off dumpster that had made us all the laughing stock of the entire company.
The employee was four foot, eleven inches tall and apparently she and another male employee jumped in to this dumpster to hide from their supervisor while they shared a cigarette. Then, the story goes that the other male employee gets an urgent phone call from his wife, becomes frantic and runs up the inside wall of the dumpster, reaches up and grabs the top and pulls himself out. He then runs to his truck and drives home leaving our, frighteningly tiny and short female employee behind in an empty dumpster that is several feet taller than her little arms can reach with no hopes of getting out because everyone else had apparently taken off to lunch.
Well, thank goodness it was a lunch break and not the end of the day because this could have turned into something much more serious, all she had to endure was a long lunch before everyone came back and heard her cries and were able to easily hoist her out. Word spread and somehow I’m wearing the dunce cap because this is my crew, it spread so far that the Dumpster Rental Service brought us an entire shipment of five foot tall dumpsters with a note that reads: “In case anyone falls in…”. Ha! I never expected that it would come to this far but hey, at least everyone has a sense of humor.
When this humungous rent a dumpster was dropped off at the job site we all had a big laugh about how much work would have to be done to even put a dent to the interior space of that thing. Well, after nine long hours tearing down this old factory I can actually quantify in sweat and gatorade just how much work that was.
Incredibly, even after enlisting the help of ten other men and their fork lifts, we were only able to fill this thing half way. I say that with a bit of admiration because now I don’t have to call and have it towed away as often which will save me some money. The selection at the dumpster rental company was out of this world and it made my decision easy as to which company I would choose to rent from. We chose a massive forty yard roll off dumpster because they are the easiest to load and unload onto a flat bed truck.
This is crucial because our job site is an ever moving bee hive of activity and the only place for a dumpster is near the main entrance, which happens to be a one lane dirt road. To my relief, the company sent out a seasoned veteran who was able to land that puppy right in the spot we had allotted for him and he had virtually no room for error. He was kind and generous and showed us how to use all the latches and how to secure it after the day on the site was done.
One of the things that I have noticed that makes renting a dumpster so worthwhile is that as soon as the event is gone, people come seemingly overnight to take away the dumpster. It seems like a great service that allows for people to discard of all of their waste and not have to worry about the trash cans filling up.
On Saturday night, I went to a festival in which there were probably forty thousand people there. All of the people were drinking and eating and buying things and as a result needed a place to throw away all of their trash. At first you would think that the smaller trash cans would all fill up, but fortunately for the event, they had a dumpster rental service come by and deliver quite a few units. This allowed for the event organizers to pay people to simply roll the smaller trash cans out to the larger one when they were getting too full. Logistically, it is really easy for an organizer to set this up. I think it is pretty cool that a simple move of renting a dumpster (or two) can make an entire event easier to run. I am not sure what the price is for a dumpster rental, but I can not imagine that it is too much. I should be pretty cost effective and would help an event immensely. One business that I am aware of is Dumpster Rental Services. They have great prices and decent services for their customers
Recycling is one of the easiest ways to dispose of things responsibly. We know there are easy benefits. We know that it is effective. As more people do it, it becomes cheaper and cheaper. There are cities in which the government is so convinced by its merits that it is mandated and it is paid for by the city. If you are going to recycle, look no further than a dumpster rental service. And here, I am not talking about construction companies. I am talking to your average residents. Even though it is a dumpster rental service, most also provide residential recycling services. This easy and effective service is easy to access if you know where to look. So call up a dumpster service so that you can recycle. Recycling is increasingly becoming more common. I have even seen McDonald’s restaurants in which the trash cans are organized by trash, recycling, and compost. And I think that most people would recycle if it were easy. Thank goodness that there were people who did it even when it was not easy. Because of these motivated individuals, the wheels of change started to roll. It feels like some things like this are matters of momentum. And in the aforementioned cities, the momentum has already reached a point at which it is easy. Now, it is no burden for people to recycle. The best practices are ones that are easy to carry out. When it is a burden, it is so challenging to mobilize the mass of people.
I know that people always think that a dumpster is just a dumpster, regardless of the form it takes or the function is it intended to perform.
But this is just not the case, and it simply isn’t true. A roll off dumpster is one that the truck will bring to your location, they will back it into place, and then on a set schedule they will roll off with the contents, leaving the dumpster empty again. The rental dumpster service is when the dumpster is brought to your site, you fill it up, and then the dumpster is picked up and taken away. This is more of a one time use situation, something that would be used if the customer were to tear off the roof of their home, or were doing some kind of one time demolition.
The other type, the roll off dumpster, is used for clients who have a reoccurring need for trash pick up, and they need something larger than what the city trash collection services are will to pick up and take away. The roll off dumpster is one that will sit on your property, in a properly designated spot, and will be filled and emptied on a regular basis, with just the contents being taken away and not the entire dumpster. This is the type of service that a construction crew would use, for a designated amount of time and for a certain amount of trash every day, or something of that nature, for whatever the occasion calls for.
One of the things that I have noticed that makes renting a dumpster so worthwhile is that as soon as the event is gone, people come seemingly overnight to take away the dumpster.
It seems like a great service that allows for people to discard of all of their waste and not have to worry about the trash cans filling up. On Saturday night, I went to a festival in which there were probably forty thousand people there. All of the people were drinking and eating and buying things and as a result needed a place to throw away all of their trash.
At first you would think that the smaller trash cans would all fill up, but fortunately for the event, they had a dumpster rental service come by and deliver quite a few units. This allowed for the event organizers to pay people to simply roll the smaller trash cans out to the larger one when they were getting too full. Logistically, it is really easy for an organizer to set this up. I think it is pretty cool that a simple move of renting a dumpster (or two) can make an entire event easier to run. I am not sure what the price is for a dumpster rental, but I can not imagine that it is too much. I should be pretty cost effective and would help an event immensely. One business that I am aware of is Dumpster Rental Services. They have great prices and decent services for their customers.
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With the way the economy is right now there are a lot of dumpster divers, which use to be call trash pickers. A story of some one that went back to college. They had to give back their car due to funds and found a wheel cart in the trash. They used that to haul groceries back and forth to the apartment they lived in.
Also found a halogen lamp to use while studying late at night. They we’re able to pretty much furnish their apartment off of things that people threw away. Candles, picture frames, cleaning supplies, books, coffee mugs and dishes. Some people think this is appalling to go diving in the dumpster. Others wonder how people can just throw away perfectly good things. And some think that it’s being eco-friendly, as it’s less things that go into the land fill.
Dumpster divers feel that if something is thrown away then it’s garbage, it’s free for the taking. Which it is, but they also have a choice. Do it or don’t. If it saves them twenty bucks then their happy with that, plus they say their saving the environment. Entrepreneurs would rather continue to work hard at their business and be able to buy the things that they need rather than look in the trash for them. Entrepreneurs help the environment by recycling rather than just throwing everything in the garbage. Entrepreneurs also help others become successful.
The choice is yours to be a dumpster diver or an entrepreneur. Everyone in this world has a choice of which path their life takes. A lot of people will argue with that fact. But the facts are you make your own bed you lie in. Look at the choice Superman made after he wound up in as a paraplegic. He didn’t just choose to sit there and die, he continued to motivate millions of people. What do you choose to be?
We’ve had plenty of stories about the ridiculousness of security theater at airports, but it’s been spreading elsewhere as well. Last week, I was in Washington DC from Monday through Thursday, for a few things (mostly related to the SOPA/PIPA debate). On Thursday morning, I took part in a press briefing about the SOPA/PIPA fight (this was before it had been shelved, but after the web blackouts) at the US Capitol.
I was actually heading to the airport soon after, so I had checked out of my hotel, and had put the metal water canteen that I use in my bag. It was empty, knowing that I’d have to go through airport security a little later.
However, at security to get into the Capitol, I was told I could not bring the canteen in, even though it was empty. I asked if there was any reason for this. I was told I just couldn’t bring it in. I asked if there was any place I could “leave” it, and I was told to go outside and there were dumpsters to the right. I even asked if someone could hold it for me, since …TechdirtDumpster Rental Woodstock.