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Different interior paints and their applications

The right paint for the job Choosing the right type of paint is essential to achieve the desired finish and durability for specific surfaces. Here are some commonly used interior paints and their applications: Latex Paint: Latex, or water-based paint, is the most popular choice for interior painting. It has a quick drying time, low…
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Repairing Plaster & Lath Walls

Plaster and lath walls are a common feature in many New York City apartments. Before the 1950’s that was pretty much all they used (besides brick), so your pre-war apartment probably has plaster and lath. Beyond being difficult to replace, there are several reasons keeping plaster and lath is a good choice for your apartment…
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Our Worksite View

As a painting contractor working in New York City, we have had the opportunity to work in various residential apartments across the city. One of the perks of this job is getting to experience the stunning views from each property.
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Hiring a painting contractor in New York City

When it comes to hiring a residential painting company in New York City, apartment owners should consider several factors to ensure that they hire a reputable and skilled professional for the job. Here are some key factors to keep in mind: Reputation & Experience Homeowners should research the painting company’s reputation and experience before hiring…
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Paint Sheens – Differences & Uses

Choosing a paint sheen for your interior walls can be as important as choosing the color itself. Each sheen has its own unique characteristics that impact the overall look and feel of a space. When selecting a paint sheen, you need to consider the location, the amount of traffic, and the durability of the finish.…
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Dustless Drywall Preparation: A faster, cleaner way to a renewed home

Dustless drywall preparation can go a long way towards mitigating the effects of your renovations on your own space, and neighbors.
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Staging for Sale: How Painting Your Apartment Can Make a Big Impression

If you are considering selling your apartment, painting before putting it on the market for sale is a common staging strategy,
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Repairing a Plastered Ceiling in Manhattan

We think this one speaks for itself.
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A Video Tour of a NYC Townhouse Kitchen Makeover

Check out a video tour of one of our most recent New York City kitchen facelifts.  It included new counters, painting the kitchen cabinets, relocating a pantry and installing four sets of LED strip lights. The entire project took about 2 weeks from start to finish.

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