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How much will it cost to paint a room?

If you are here, you want to know how much it will cost to paint a room in your home or office. This question (how much it will cost to paint a room) is one we receive regularly. Thanks for reading as well as checking out our website, I am David Cook, the owner of…

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How to Become a Painter – Part 2

This is a great time to be a tradesman! We did a blog a few weeks ago about becoming a painter…here is part 2! One of the good and bad things about painting, is that not every painting company is the same. What does that mean? This means you have options for the type of…

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How much does it cost to paint a room?

Are you debating about painting a room yourself or having someone else paint it for you? Among other considerations, one of the top questions will be- How much does it cost to paint a room? There are many factors and things to consider when looking to have a room painted, we will walk you through…

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How to Become a Painter

Have you thought about a new career? Ever thought How to Become a Painter? As of the writing of this article, the trades in general are starving for great people. Painting is a career that you can earn what you want and live where you want while doing it. Have you thought about it? Here…

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Paint or Whitewashing your Fireplace

You have a fireplace. You do not like how it looks and you are not sure what to do with it. Aside from removing the brick, you can Paint or Whitewash your fireplace. This year we have had several customers call us with the question of what to do with a brick fireplace. There are…

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Painting over glazed cabinets

Are you tired of your glazed cabinets? Then it is time to consider painting over glazed cabinets. We have just completed painting a kitchen in Downers Grove, IL where the kitchen cabinets were antique white with a black glaze. The homeowner and the designer decided to go solid white to give the kitchen a whole…

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Best masking tape to use for painting your home or office

Do you know what the Best Masking Tape is to use for your home or office when painting? Odds are you are like 90% of most home owners and get what ever is on sale or what the sale guy says to use. One of our favorite tape is FrogTape. I am sure you have…

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Best Painter Near Me

Have you searched for “best painter near me” recently? I know I have have used those same words for plumbers, electricians and septic contractors. Personally I think D’franco Finishes is the best paint contractor in the Elgin area. However the term “best” can be subjective. So if you are looking for the “best painter near…

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High Gloss Paint in your Home

Have you seen High Gloss Paint in homes? Ever think of doing it in your home? How about jet black in your basement? These 3 questions were all asked of us in the past few months that led to us painting a entire basement Jet black- high gloss paint. It does look like a scene…

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Painting Over Cherry Cabinets

Do you have cherry cabinets?  Do you hate the look or feel of them?  Have you ever thought about painting over those cherry cabinets? If you are like most of our customers, the kitchen is the number one place for you and your family to hang out. Like most of our customers, the kitchen gets…

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