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How to Remove Commercial Wallpaper

Remove Commercial Wallpaper at my Office! If you have been to a doctor’s office, dentist office, or a hotel, you have seen commercial wallpaper. Most of the commercial wallpaper you see on walls is meant for a 15-25 year life span. But what if you don’t want it on your walls? If you want to…

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Commercial Wallpaper Installation for your Office

Do you need commercial wallpaper installed in your office? If you have or are working in an office or commercial building you have seen commercial wallpaper.  Like mine, I am sure your Doctors or Dentist office has commercial wallpaper on the walls. The last time you stayed at a hotel you saw commercial wallpaper in…

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Installing Wallpaper in your Bathroom

Are you thinking of using wallpaper in a bathroom? With the continued popularity of wallpaper in homes, bathrooms are the most popular request we receive for wallpaper installations. How about you? Have you considered a wallpaper installation in your bathroom or powder room? Can I wallpaper my bathroom without it peeling? The short answer is…

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How much does it cost to wallpaper a room?

So you want to know how much will it cost to wallpaper a room? If you are considering wallpaper in your home, this is probably the most pressing question you have, besides to cost of the wallpaper itself.  We are asked this question as well as is wallpaper back almost daily. You can read about…

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Can Oak Cabinets be Painted?

So you have oak cabinets, eh? If you have a home that was built in the last 20 years you most likely have traditional wood cabinets. You have painted everything else in your home. You may have even replaced your countertops in your kitchen, but you still have traditional wood stained cabinets. Am I right…

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Is wallpaper back? Yes it is…

Is Wallpaper Back? The simple answer is YES! There are many customers that ask this very question. For the past several years the word “wallpaper” was almost considered a swear word! It has negative connotations for many people. Why? There were many dated colors and designs Wallpaper was not installed correctly so it was almost…

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Product warning if using Farrow and Ball Full Gloss Black paint

Are considering Farrow and Ball full gloss paint, read this article! High Gloss finishes on a entrance door make for a dramatic entrance to your home and nothing does it better that a bright or bold color. Do you want to have a high gloss finish, and thinking of Farrow and Ball paint? Then you…

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Painted handrails

Are you Tired of your stained Handrails and want Painted Handrails instead? If you are like many of our customers, you have oak handrails. Like some of our current customers you are tired of looking at these oak handrails. If you want to change the look and have Painted handrails- this blog is just for you.…

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Wallpaper Installation in Historic Elgin Victorian Home

Do you have a historic home in Elgin that needs wallpaper? Having a home that is older can be fun! But as a paint and wallpaper contractor, we know as well as you that it can be challenging to find a contractor to work in these homes. Installing wallpaper in older homes gets tricky to…

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Painting Oak Cabinets White

Get Rid of Your Traditional Stained Oak Cabinets Today  If you have kitchen cabinets that have been in your house since the home was built, odds are you have oak cabinets.  They were great when they were installed (20 years ago) but now you ask- “Can I paint my Oak Cabinets.” The answer as I…

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