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Brain Calisthenics for Abstract Ideas

Posted on 6 Jun 2011 In: painting

Brain Calisthenics for Abstract Ideas News from New York Times: By BENEDICT CAREY Published: June 6, 2011 Like any other high school junior, Wynn Haimer has a few holes in his academic game. Graphs and equations, for instance: He gets the idea, fine — one is a linear representation of the other — but making [...]

Begin house-painting job with proper preparation

Posted on 5 Jun 2011 In: painting

Begin house-painting job with proper preparation News from HeraldNet:If you’re thinking about hiring a contractor to paint the exterior of your home, the following information may save you a bundle. More than 80 percent of the cost of painting is taken up by preparation. This includes the labor of scraping, sanding, chipping, masking, caulking, and [...]

A chance to build something new

Posted on 5 Jun 2011 In: painting

A chance to build something new News from Walton Tribune: SOCIAL CIRCLE — Heaving bags of soil, schlepping cans of paint and carrying bricks to and fro, the club members at the Social Circle Boys & Girls Club are starting the summer off with a little home improvement. Thanks to a $ 10,000 grant from Home [...]

Checklist: In the garden, around the house

Posted on 4 Jun 2011 In: painting

Checklist: In the garden, around the house News from Sacramento Bee: Get an edge on summer painting projects from the experts. This weekend, ScotchBlue brand painter’s tape is launching the “Pro Prep Patrol,” a team of expert professional painters who will provide free painting prep advice to DIYers. “People continue to look for affordable ways [...]

Painting dilemma? Don’t panic; there’s a pro ready to help News from SILive.com:STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Wouldn’t it be nice if you could call up a home improvement expert or chat with one on Skype in the midst of a project? Next weekend, do-it-yourselfers with painting on the brain will be able to do just [...]

Taking odor out of painting projects

Posted on 3 Jun 2011 In: painting

Taking odor out of painting projects News from Creston News Advertiser: (ARA) – Homeowners can scratch off one more concern from their list when tackling a painting project: Nearly every paint manufacturer now offers no-odor or low-odor alternatives. Combined with sensible steps to reduce odors and speed drying, painting today doesn’t have to be the [...]

Selling your home? Four tips to prepare your house for the market News from Bonners Ferry Herald: Few adventures are as fun and exhilarating as looking for and buying a new house. But if you already own a home that you need to sell, that fun and exhilaration can quickly turn to headaches and panic [...]