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Old 03-29-08, 09:42 PM
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rolling ceilings

is it totally outdated for me to be rollingf ceilings, im just a beginner starting my own company. thanks
 
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Old 03-30-08, 12:45 AM
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Are you talking about paint rolling or something else????
 
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Old 03-30-08, 05:22 AM
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In an occupied house, rolling is the way to go. Few pros will attempt to spray when the house is full of stuff that will inevitably get overspray on it without tediously completely sealing it off.

In new construction, spraying is the norm.

In a unoccupied repaint, I think it's kind of a wash; depends on what needs to be done.

FYI, contractortalk.com is probably the forum to be for business-starting questions.

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Old 03-30-08, 06:01 AM
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Painting new construction it is almost imperative to have an airless - in order to be competive. Most other types of painting, an airless should be farther down the list of needed equipment. Plenty of drop cloths, brushes, ladders, etc. should come first. Establish your business and then see if you have need of spray equipment and what type.
 
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great advice guys, thanks
 
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Old 03-30-08, 03:13 PM
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new const, spray might be better...at least helpful for primer and maybe first coat

occupied re-paints, mostly brush'n'roll
 
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