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Created: Aug 16, 2014 | Flag
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This is my little exotic getaway, my home office that doubles as a guest restroom. Inspired by my travel to India (with a modern flair). Filled with bright colors that inspire creativity and positive energy. Done on a very tight budget (thank you Ikea).
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Painting your home like a pro is not a mammoth task. It just needs some basic guidelines, knowledge and a little experience.
A fresh coat of paint can make your home look pretty and nice for a long time. By keeping a few tips in mind, your paint job can look as good as a pro. Paint can be broadly classified into water based latex and alkyd which is oil based. The former is very easy to clean with mild soap and water. It has very little odor and stays on for a long period of time. The alkyd paints need a thinner to clean up. But most professional painting contractors in Chicago prefer the alkyd variety as it is resistant to stains, more durable and easy to apply.
You might choose any of them just remember that alkyd won’t go on latex and vice versa. Read on to know some tips for painting –
1. Always Use a Primer
You might be tempted to skip the primer, but you will surely regret it later. Primer ensures that the paint goes on a smooth surface and also bonds strongly with the wall. The true color of the paint only comes out when used after a primer job.
2. Try All the Pro Tricks
If you want your paint job to look like a pro, then paint like one. Get an edge pad for clean edges and corners. Ensure to tape off all surfaces to minimize drippings.
3. Ensure That the Paint Sticks
Paint will stick the best to a well prepared wall. Ensure that the wall is absolutely clean, has no traces of gloss and in good condition, before you start painting.
4. Buy a Gallon At One Time
House painting experts in Chicago suggests that a home maker should buy a gallon of paint for every 400 square feet. If the walls are going to have texture or faux effect then more paint will be needed.
5. Plan Panting On A Dry Day Or The Summer Months
Painting done on a moist or humid day, will take long to dry. Always plan a paint job on a dry and sunny day so that the paint dries up evenly and quickly.
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Created: 3 days ago | Flag
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Self storage industry in the United States has been booming at a screaming rate. Between the years 2000 to 2005, there were over 3,000 storage facilities built every year in the country. The size of the storage industry in US is bigger than the size of the Manhattan Island. According to estimates, one out of ten households take rental self storage units.
Self-storage facilities can be hired by both individuals and businesses. Some of the most common sizes of storage units hired are 5X5, 5X10 and 5X15. Individuals use storage units to keep their household goods such as seasonal clothing and other goods. Apart from household goods, many use storage units for keeping their vehicles while they are not in the country. Businesses use self storage units for keeping their office inventory, documents, furniture among many other goods in storage units.
Some of the reasons for people to hire self storage space are:
Outdoor parking for storing RVs and boats
Alarms on individual storage units
Complimentary use of dollies and furniture carts
Complimentary use of moving vans
Elevators for multi-storied facilities
Drive-up loading docks and access to outside units
Automatic entry with computerized access
Surveillance cameras and monitoring stations