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What amazes me is that they had the nerve to talk...

What amazes me is that they had the nerve to talk to you that way in your own home. When my customers ask me about anything, especially after I've started the job, I always take the time to talk with...
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Fraternity House

With a big project like this I would go to Sherwin Williams and see if they can set you up with an account with discount pricing. With as many rooms as this frat house has, you could rack up a pretty...
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Painting A Rental

When it comes to paint I would recommend going somewhere that specializes in paint. I haven't had much luck with the home improvement store paints and primers but I'm very happy with Sherwin Williams...
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Painting Paper

If it is paper and it is stuck on there pretty good, we sometimes perforate the paper with a paper tiger, perforating tool, and prime with oil. This will seal the paper to the wall. Once the primer...
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Color Idea

If you visit the Sherwin Williams website, they have a color visualizer tool that can give you an idea what rooms will look like with different colors. It is under the homeowner tab. Good Luck!
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Cure Time

I have a plaster guy that I work with 4 or 5 times a year and he always suggests waiting 10 days before priming if it is a skim job, meaning plastering over existing plastered walls, and if it is a...
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Clarification

I wanted to clear one thing up. One of the software programs that I've used in the past was set up for digital photos that I would take. The visualizer that Sherwin Williams offers is set up where...
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Kitchen Colors

Sherwin Williams has a color visualizer on their website and I think Home Depot and Lowes offer the same type of thing. You take a digital photo of the room and by using the visualizer it will show...
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Red Room

There are a lot of light colors that go with red. You could even choose a very light berry color. Try to find a paint swatch that has the dark red color on it and look at the lightest colors on that...
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Painting Open Areas

I don't normally like to advise on color because my color choices may not be yours, but I can share what we've worked with and what we feel has looked great. If you have an open floor plan where you...
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I just wanted to clarify about the cure time. We...

I just wanted to clarify about the cure time. We had a job this year where a previous painter had reprimed right after painting because of a color change. It was basically a mess when we got to it....
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I've never cared for latex kilz myself. This...

I've never cared for latex kilz myself. This could be part of the adhesion problem. Also, if you have primed and painted, you shouldn't prime again until the paint has cured, usually about 30 days....
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One more idea

I know that this probably won't help you this particular time, but one thing we do is tape off the woodwork, backfill with a bead of caulking, and paint, (Over the caulking). After applying the...
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