When preparing to stain your deck or even if you are planning on hiring a contractor to do the work, you should have a thorough understanding of the process. The best time to stain your deck is when the outdoor temperature is above 50 degrees but below 95 degrees.
Choosing the proper brush and roller cover is determined by several things. The type of paint you will be using and the surface you will be painting. Brushes are divided into categories based on whether you will be using water based paint or oil based paint.
Whether you are a contractor working for a homeowner or a homeowner hiring a contractor, there are certain expectations that should be addressed. Prior to starting the work, a cut-off date should be set for finalizing the color, finish and exact content of the work to be done.
In most cases, you will be working with either flat, matte or eggshell paint. The surface you are painting will play a part in determining your choice of nap. The nap is the length of the fabric that sticks up from the surface similar to the pile in carpet. Read More
Yes, there is a proper order in which to paint your space. First gather all of your tools and your paint. Make sure the surfaces are clean. Remove dust, dirt and any stains by using a little mild dish washing liquid and a soft sponge. Read More
Darker or lighter areas where paint was cut in produce an effect known as “picture framing” or “hatbanding.” Corners, edges, and other areas that are cut-in with a brush can dry darker or lighter than the rest of the wall that was painted with a roller.
The holidays are approaching and you may be having family members stay at your home. What are some things you can do to make their stay more comfortable, for them and for you? Read More
Whether you’re just finishing a big remodel or changing your daughter’s bedroom color for the fifth time, it’s important to know what to do with your paint when you’re finished. Read More
How to Answer the comment “Consumer Reports says XYZ brand was rated the best”? Even though this is from 2007 it still shows the problem with Consumer Reports test Results. Read More
Here at Gleco Paints we believe we can make an environmental difference through the use of technology. That is why we invested in a computer system that dramatically reduces our effect on the environment. Read More