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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.
A professionally painted apartment staged for sale by a realtor

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

Paint Works New York repaired a badly damaged plaster ceiling in this Manhattan apartment, better than when it was first built.
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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.
A completed Manhattan Townhouse Kitchen makeover with painted kitchen cabinets

A Manhattan Kitchen Makeover: painting kitchen cabinets, installing new counters and upgrading lighting

This is one of our more extensive NYC kitchen makeovers that included painting the kitchen cabinets, replacing the cabinet hardware, installing new light fixtures, installing new LED strip lights, replacing the sink + faucet, installing new caesarstone counters and relocating a pantry (cabinet). All of the doors were painted onsite and the entire Kitchen makeover took…
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Wall Trim Ideas: Faux Wainscoting in a NYC Dining Room 2

This faux wainscoting was part of a larger pre war apartment restoration project we worked on during Summer 2016. The panels were built using MDF panels cut down onsite and laid out with the input of the interior designer.
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A Manhattan Kitchen Makeover: Painting Kitchen Cabinets and a New Backsplash

Another (Quick) Kitchen Facelift: Spray Painting Kitchen Cabinets and Installing a Subway tile Backsplash (Level 2) Just the basics on this one: sprayed cabinets, a new backsplash and a new sink.  This was part of a larger restoration project on a pre-war apartment in Manhattan where the client wanted to freshen up the place.  The…
Refinished kitchen cabinets paint sprayer white nickel hardware

Painting Kitchen Cabinets White: Some Before and After Pictures (Level 1)

This is another Level 1 Kitchen Makeover project – click here to familiarize with our kitchen makeover levels – we worked on with a client moving into a new apartment down on Bowery in Manhattan.  The kitchen was in excellent shape  but the client wasn’t particularly fond of the wooden cabinets from the previous renovation.  Before…

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