If you’re seeking advice on the process of “prepping,” you’ll find that the word can mean different things to various professional painters. However, a few aspects remain consistent across the industry. From moving and covering your furniture to caulking the cracks in your ceiling, prepping is the process of preparing the interior of your home for a new coat of paint.
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Consider things like trim and doors. You might want to re-paint worn areas or strip and stain or re-stain. These parts of older homes are key to their character. To keep trim, woodwork and doors looking beautiful in the years to come, they’ll need to be prepped meticulously.The exterior of older homes may have many layers of paint built up. You will need to decide if you will be OK with cratering, ridges and different levels of paint under the final product. It is common to just scrape the loose paint off leaving an alligator skin effect on your final painting surface. You can see an extreme example of this in the picture below.
As a resident of San Francisco (where he lives with his wife, Natasha, and their children, Brianna and Michael), Yefim spends much of his free time enjoying the diverse environments that comprise his local setting. “My family and I love living in the city and exploring different neighborhoods,” he affirms. “However, we also enjoy outdoor activities like camping and fishing. Being in the Bay Area, we’re lucky enough to have both.”
Spraying the siding will be cheaper and the project will be completed faster. It takes longer to set up to spray and there will be a lot more paint used for the project too.
In order for contractors to obtain licenses in these states the applicants may have to prove on-the-job experience, financial ability, and in some cases they must fulfill education requirements before bidding and working on a project. Unfortunately, Pennsylvania is not one of those states requiring contractors to prove that they've earned the right to provide services to the community.
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Jay and his staff were extremely professional. When Jay came in to determine the estimate, it was very easy to talk to him. He asked questions about areas that I had not considered. In some cases, I included his inquiries to the job.
It is always a good idea to get multiple bids (at least 3) before deciding on a contractor for your project. Invariably there will be a company that will give you a low bid because they badly need work.
Oh man, I have an entire house to paint and this post just slapped me back into reality of how much work it is. I am obsessed with that mint colored door though! Emily @ Life on Food February 25, 2015
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SAN JOSE — After he graduated high school, Shawn Park could’ve pursued any career he wanted, but he ultimately chose to follow in his father’s footsteps. “My dad, Tony, has been painting in the Bay Area for about 20 years, and after high school, I started working for him full-time,” he says. “I’ve always found the trade to be pretty interesting, and I enjoy meeting different people every day. Plus, the hands-on training I’ve received from my dad is something I couldn’t get by going to school or doing an internship. Overall, I’ve found that learning a trade is difficult but also very rewarding.”
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Daniel Morra is a 17-year veteran of the painting industry and president of Innovation Painting Plus, a Diamond Certified company. He can be reached at (415) 275-1070 or by email. Daniel Morra: Before and After By James Florence, Diamond Certified Resource Reporter