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common pitfalls of interior painting | Universal Painting Contractors, Inc. Fairfield, CA

How to Avoid Pitfalls of Interior Painting

by Birgit
Interior painting is an important aspect of your home’s look and feel. Starting with choosing the right colors to the application. Almost everyone seems to think that interior painting can easily be done as a DIY project. And while the consequences of the job done poorly may not be a safety hazard like the improper installation of a ceiling, or drywall, for instance, there is a standard that should be met. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has guidelines for proper interior painting, and any painting contractor worth his salt will follow them. Read on to learn more on […]
interior repainting schedules by Universal Painting Contractors, Inc.

How Often Should You Repaint the Interior of Your Home?

by Birgit
Have you ever wondered about interior repainting schedules? How often you should repaint the interior walls of your home really depends on several factors: usage – a kitchen will most like need repainting more frequently due to grease exposure and a bathroom due to moisture exposure traffic – a hallway and the kid’s bedrooms experience more wear and tear and will need repainting more often than a living room would exposure to smoke or other pungent smells. Heavy usage and exposure can deteriorate the paint on the walls quickly. They can get dirty-looking, stained, chipped off, and cracked. As a […]
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How Does Paint Color Affect Mood?

by Birgit
Have you ever wondered how the color of paint on your walls can affect your mood? Or why you feel a little depressed or anxious every time you step into a certain room? Could it be the paint on your walls? Scientific research has shown that colors can either boost our mood, make us feel calm, or even trigger depressed or aggressive responses. Which prompts the question: what is the cause for these reactions? The emotional responses we have to color – according to Psychology Today – has everything to do with a color’s saturation – how pure a color […]
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A Closer Look at Interior Painting

by Birgit
There is much that goes into interior painting. When it comes to painting the interiors many homeowners feel quite confident to tackle this task by themselves – severely underestimating just how much time and labor is involved.  I dare say, a good percentage of those DIYers end up regretting not having hired a professional. After all, there is a lot of work that goes into painting, starting with preparation.  Another reason why many wish they had hired a contractor is the less than perfect end result. Let me paint you a picture for you of what goes into repainting the […]
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The 4 Benefits of Residential Painting in Vacaville

Have you ever found yourself walking around your neighborhood noticing that one house that stood out just because of how it was painted? Have you ever been inside a home that has the same floor plan as yours but looks so different just because of the way it was painted? Painting the interior and exterior of your home is an easy and relatively inexpensive way to transform its appearance and increase its value. Whether you’re considering an exterior color update, an interior color change, or updating your kitchen cabinets to a more modern look, these makeovers will not only add […]
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What is Wood Rot

by Birgit
Wood rot is an unwelcome issue most homeowners experience at one point or another. Wood rot can be found in any part of your home where there is timber as long as the environmental conditions exist for the outbreak. It can be as simple as a small piece of trim to affecting an entire home. Over time wood rot can lead to a number of structural problems, including deteriorated support posts and beams, rotted floor and ceiling joists, and destroyed roof decking. The cost to repair the damage—or, in other words, replace the rotted wood—can run in the tens of […]
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What Are the Benefits of Repainting the Interior of Your Home?

by Birgit
There are many reasons why you might be thinking of repainting the interior of your home. The most common ones are you just bought a new home, or you are expecting a baby, or you just got tired of the way things look now, or maybe you are thinking of selling. These are just some of the reasons why you might want to repaint the interior for your home, and the upcoming winter months are the perfect time to do just that.  Whatever your reason is, consider the expert services of Universal Painting Contractors in Fairfield, CA if you live […]
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Is Faux Painting Still Hot or Not?

by Birgit
WHAT EXACTLY IS FAUX PAINTING? The word “faux” means mimicking the look or feel of other materials, such as marble, granite, suede, or wood. While it takes some know-how, patience, and creativity to successfully complete a faux finish project, the results will convince you that the work and amount of time spent were worth it. The Most Common Faux Techniques Sponging: Sponging is perhaps the easiest form of faux painting technique to learn. All it takes is a natural sea sponge, glaze, and two or three colors of paint to add dimension. Marbleizing: Probably one of the most common ones. […]

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