Metal refinishing

Lincoln Park front fence and cornice refinishing

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Rust was removed with angle grinder.  Attachment used:  40 grit flap discs and twisted wire cups. All cleaned, grinded areas was primed with rust converting primer – Rust Destroyer.   Rust converting primer works much better  that rust inhibitive primers (cheaper products). Metal was finished with Sherwin Williams Pro Industrial Urethane Enamel. Cornice was finished […]

Metal refinishing

Lincoln Park balcony handrails refinishing

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Seal  all cleaned surfaces with rust converting primer Rust Destroyer. Pant the balcony handrails with Sherwin Williams urethane enamel. Time of realization:  one day.     Windy Painters Chicago, Inc recommends Chicago architect Katarzyna Cimoch, KC Architects, Inc.  For more informations, quote call 773-818-6140 or email kc@architect-chicago.com

Drywall repair

Lakeview water damage drywall repair

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Scope of work: Chicago painter removed all peeling tapes, paint and loose insulation, Install new screws around the damage to lift the drywall and tighten to ceiling joists, Seal water spots, Install missing insulation, Close the drywall opening: install drywall, tape, mud and sand, Prime new drywall with PVA primer, Paint the ceiling: two coats […]

Wallpaper

Logan Square wallpaper

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The scope of work included new baseboards and door trims painting. Used paint: Benjamin Moore Regal Select white semi-gloss. The walls were painted with Sherwin Williams  ProMar 200 eggshell paint.  The cost of service also covers walls preparation and repairs: stress cracks, nail holes, anchors removal, furniture and floors protection. Accent wall: before we install […]

Painting tips

Paint application methods:

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Paint brushing:  Today used mainly for small surfaces  (eg. Corners hardly accessible corners), priming and painting with dense high viscosity paint when the brush reaches out to create various types of wall decoration . Brush is the oldest technique renewal rooms. The advantages of this method of painting are: simple and inexpensive equipment ease of […]

Interior Painting

Ukrainian Village condominium

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Scope or work: Protect all floors with red rosin contractor paper, Living built in: apply one coat of oil-base primer, caulk gaps, fill nail holes with spackle paste and paint two coats of Benjamin Moore Ben semi-gloss paint, Paint the ceilings: two coats of Sherwin Williams white flat CHB paint. Paint the walls: two coats […]