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D'Franco Finishes – Crystal Lake, Geneva, St. Charles, Chicagoland

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I Need to Clean The Paint!

Have you painted part of your home lately? Did you have any drips or splats?  Well if you can believe it, so have we. We have found that the best thing to use when cleaning up the paint is magic erasers. They will remove paint for up to 7 days after we are done. Try…

A Good Start Means a Good Finish

When we go into a customers house, we want the customer to be at ease and know they will be taken care of.  When we give the initial estimate, we want to make sure we explain why we cost more than our competition and why we are better. When we walk into a home to…

Who Are You Hiring to Paint?

I was asked this question this week during an estimate walkthrough. Who are you, why should I hire you, why should I trust you, how do I know you will do what you say, are you gonna do what the last guy did? We are D’franco Painting and Decorating. We have come from a part-time…

Why Should I Buy a Faux Finish

As you stand in line at Sherwin Williams, Home Depot, Lowes, Menards, or Benjamin Moore looking at the wall treatments that are available, how do you decide what you want? Are you going to settle for what is in the wallpaper books? Are you going to use the same thing that came with your bedding…

No VOC Paint from Sherwin Williams

We have completed our 2nd job using the Harmony line (non VOC paint) of paints from Sherwin Williams. After 24 gallons we can say….WOW!  we used the flat for ceilings which I feel had too much sheen for a flat paint. We also used the eggshell for the walls.  We really put it to the…