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Q: "Chris, help! I'm in need of painting knowledge. I tried a do-it yourself interior home renovation painting my condo. I couldn't even get the first room done. I spilt paint everywhere; splashed drips on the floor, uneven cut lines with tape and don't have the patience. It's a catastrophe, what should I do?" -Kyle Robertson

A: Believe it or not this scenario happens quite often, so don't feel ashamed. Due to the misconception that painting is easy. Because of the big-box stores advertising campaign to "do-it yourself" has falsely identified the painting industry. House painting is a skilled trade and takes years of practice to acquire professional results that you were attempting to complete.

Most people tend to 'bite of more than they can chew' and end up with a huge mess and headache. Leave it to a professional painter with years of service instead of "saving" that little extra.

Q: Is it true that all estimates are completely FREE for exterior/interior painting projects" -Lori Stevens

A: Yes, 100% accurate. All jobs, big or small will be quoted FREE of charge with no obligation or commitments required.

Q: "Can you briefly explain Precision Painting's exterior preparation procedure before applying paint" -Dave Richards

A: Our first step is to Pressure wash the exterior of the house; next we sand, caulk, and prep all material that will be painted.

After the exterior is properly cleaned and prepped (sanded, caulked and etc) drop sheets are placed out in the vicinity where paint is applied. Protecting bushes, driveways and other material that do not need to be painted from potential paint drips. Then we proceed with the fun part, what we do best, painting.

Q: "Hello Chris, When is priming needed for interior Paint jobs?" -Susan McDonald

A: Dear Susan, the main uses for priming is on gypsum board (drywall) as a standard practice with new construction because it seals the wall and aids in preventing mold.

Primers can also be used for dirty surfaces that, for some reason, cannot be cleaned, or before painting light colors over existing dark colors.

Q: "Just wanted to know if you paint bathrooms and kitchens. If so, what kind of paints you usually use on these areas?" - Bob Hendricks


A: Dear Bob, Yes, we at Precision Painting do all painting projects including bath and kitchens.

Using low quality paint in bathrooms induces a build up of mold and fungus from the humid climate caused by the shower. Kitchens as-well have the same humid climate caused by cooking and evaporation of boiling water.

Whats needed is a special interior paint with anti mildew and fungus chemicals with semi-gloss enamel.

In both situations we use Benjamin Moore Kitchen & Bath 100% Acrylic Latex Paint. Designed for use in kitchens and bathrooms as well as on other interior surfaces.


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