Warren Arts Festival and Green Fair announce vendors for Saturday, April 26
News from The Warren Reporter:

WASHINGTON BOROUGH The Washington Business Improvement District’s Third Annual Warren County Arts Festival in Downtown Washington is set for Saturday, April 26, and it will have a new twist.

In addition to more than 50 artists displaying their works, a “Green” theme has been added to the mix. The “Green Fair” will be set up in the downtown area as well.

This event has grown throughout the years, with dozens of participating artists and vendors and Washington businesses, special activities and drawing large crowds throughout the day.

There will be special activities during the day, from music with performances by the Claire Reynolds from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Mike Esposito from 1 to 3 p.m.

The festival, sponsored by ComForcare Senior Services, Rossi Buick Chevrolet GMC, Smith Motor Company, Warren Hills Memorial Home, PNC Bank, WRNJ Radio and Washington Borough Clean Communities, takes place along Route 57 throughout the downtown and runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Exterior painting can live home’s exterior
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2014-04-22T12:49:00Z Exterior painting can live home’s exterior La Crosse Tribune

Worn-down wood? Chipped siding? Rain-damaged panels? It may be time to invest in a little exterior painting to liven up your home’s exterior.

Slapping on some new, bright color to the outside of your house can add immediate curb appeal and value, as well as protection from the rain, snow and other elements.

The project can be expensive if you choose to hire professionals, while it can be tedious, time-consuming and logistically difficult for the average homeowner to take on.

Prep the project

If home’s exterior has damage, such as rotting wood or deteriorated window trim, you should consider replacing it before the painting process begins. You may as well spend a little extra time and money completing prepping your home for its new paint job to get full value out of the improvement.

Also, if you’re changing from siding to paint, you will have to either remove it yourself or be prepared to pay extra to have it taken care of professionally.

Choose the right color

Your best bet in choosing color is picking one similar to your present exterior color. This will ensure the least amoun…………… continues on La Crosse Tribune

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