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Lincoln Park house painting

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The house was painted in August 2017. The whole project took three days. The scope of work included: two bedrooms, hallway and bathroom painting. All stress cracks, plaster and drywall damages, nail l holes were fixed with mesh tape and patching compound (EasySand20). All gaps baseboard / wall and trim .  Wall were caulked. Closets […]

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Lincoln Park condominium

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Scope of work: remove existing wallpaper, wash the walls, prime the walls with oil-based primer and repair drywall damages, paint the trims, doors, baseboards, crown moldings and built-ins. Two coats of Sherwin Williams Emerald white semi-gloss paint. paint the ceilings: two coats of Sherwin Williams white flat CHB paint. Bathroom ceilings and closets were painted […]

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 […]

Lakeview drywall repair, installation

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The job was performed on the first week of November. The full scope of work included: install R-19 insulation, install  / repair drywall – 5/8 thickness, tape, mud, sand and primer the drywall, trims, doors and windows: paint two coats of Sherwin Williams ProClassic white semi-gloss paint, paint the ceiling: two coats of Sherwin Williams white […]

Lincoln Park wrought iron fence

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Job was located near Lincoln Ave  and Seminary Ave intersection, Lincoln Park, Chicago Time of realization: one day, Step first: remove all rust and peeling paint with grinders, Step two: shown in video above –  apply one coat of rust converting primer Rust Destroyer fast dry. Step three: apply one coat of Sherwin Williams Industrial Pro […]

Drywall and plaster repair

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Standard plaster and drywall repair procedure: Remove all furniture (if possible), Cover floors with painters drop cloths and furniture with plastic, Remove damaged  drywall, plaster, Support  the rest of drywall or plaster with board adhesive, screws, studs, Seal damaged areas with oil-based primer, Install insulation (if required), Install drywall support: for small damages – stiff mesh, for […]

Old Irving Park house painting

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Old Irving Park Victorian house painting: Remove wallpaper in master bedroom, Prime the walls and stained woodwork with oil-based primer, Repair walls and ceiling damages, Paint the ceilings with Sherwin Williams white flat CHB paint, Paint the trims, doors, windows and closets with Benjamin Moore Regal white semi-gloss paint, Paint the walls with Sherwin Williams […]