Exterior Painting Tip: Fall Painting Makeover for your Home

Need A Makeover? You Will Love An Exterior Painting Makeover from Southern Perfection Painting! As the weather cools down, fall is the perfect time for your Interior or Exterior Painting Project. Take a look at home painting contractor , Southern Perfection Painting Inc., for your next paint estimate.  We are here to make it easier on the eye and your budget. If you are within Georgia, particularly in Alpharetta, Grayson and Snellville, and in need of an exterior painting contractor, visi...
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House Painters Tip: Disposing Paint/Paint Cans Properly

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Be Tidy, Be Responsible After the work is over, SPPI house painters remember to dispose of any unused paint as well as empty paint cans responsibly. And, you can do so too! If you use up all the paint, you can recycle the steel cans. If you find yourself with a lot of leftover paint, you can store it with the can upside down so a tight seal around the lid will be created. If you have no use of what’s left, why not donate it to a community group, a neighbor or anywhere where it will be of ...
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Home Painters Tip: Use Your Child’s Fave Things As Inspiration

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Use Your Child’s Fave Things As Inspiration If you just can’t get that light bulb moment when deciding what color to paint your child’s room, look around and search for something that your child loves. Southern Perfection Painting home painters know that there are times it may seem that we are running out of creative juices. The fact is, paint color ideas could come from the littlest thing you could imagine. It may be little for us but if it brings happiness to your child, then you could ...
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Commercial Painters Tip: Color Your Business Space Appropriately

Think Twice About An All White Interior Commercial painters suggest appropriate colors that are professional and that would compliment your company logo. When painting your commercial space, it pays to take note of some simple things. Simple things that are of great importance too. Choose colors that are appropriate to your line of business. You may want to think twice about an all White interior lest it come across as a stiff environment. Try to go for colors that exude warmth. It is hig...
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Exterior Painters Tip: Think Of The Roof

Color Harmony Every exterior painters remember that when going through those paint swatches, oftentimes, there are certain colors that are already set like that of your roof. Want to change your home’s outer look? You may want to consider a tip from our exterior painters in choosing a color to use when doing your house painting. You may not go for one that will match, but at least let it be a hue that will harmonize with the entire house's color itself. It is also good to consider the sty...
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Interior Painters Tip: Use Natural Paint For Kids’ Rooms

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Be Colorful and Fun When we talk about painting children’s rooms, interior painters know that vibrant colors come to mind. Or at least a room that is colorful and fun. Yet more importantly, the kind of paint you will use should be safe for your kids. Interior painters will recommend natural paint as a good choice of paint to use. Lime paint, a low-cost type of paint made from slaked lime or calcium hydroxide, and chalk. It may also contain other additives but are relatively safe for kids....
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Exterior Painters Tip: Keep Yourself Hydrated

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Hydrate and Re Hydrate A major concern when painting during the summer season, particularly for exterior painters, are dehydration and heat stroke. We are all aware that painting is such a rigorous work which is made doubly so by the heat. Remember to hydrate and rehydrate yourself by drinking lots of water. It would be great too if you can drink up some Gatorade too. Remember though to avoid fluids with lots of sugar content and that water, still, is the best to take to beat dehydration....
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Exterior Painters Tip: Choosing Colors When Painting Old Homes

Choosing Colors When Painting Old Homes Updating the facade of an older home brings up one important question SPPI exterior painters and home owners ask: Stay true to history or update the look? You can go either way. You can recreate the original look by having a professional analyze old paint chips to bring back the color scheme that was used when your home was built. You can also steer from the past and give your home an updated feel by using modern shades that can actually play up it...
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Interior Painters Tip: Spot The Eco-Friendly Paint

Spot The Eco-Friendly Paint Did you know that there is a very easy way to spot eco-friendly or green paint from conventional ones? Just lift that lid off and sniff. Conventional paints will always have that “fresh paint” scent that is loaded with harmful fumes from volatile organic compounds (VOC) and plasticizers that can cause serious harm to your health even years after painting. Eco-friendly paints, on the other hand, gives off little or no harmful odor since these are low in VOC or m...
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Exterior Painters Tip: Check The Weather First

Forecast Is Needed Nothing can be more frustrating than having to hit the pause button when painting the exterior of your house because of the turn in weather condition. SPPI exterior painters know that it will serve you well to check on the weather first before starting anything. You can check online, via your local news, or even from your smartphones through various weather applications. Choose that period when there will be at least three to four days of sunshine to give ample time for...
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