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  1. General Painting Discussion
    I have a commercial office building that I'm doing. It's about 12,000 Sq ft with carpet that is staying. It has a pre hung ceilings in 75% of the rooms. So my question is "since this is my first big commercial job" should I just cut and roll the rooms or try and mask the ceilings and spray...
  2. Surface Preparation and Application
    Forgive me if this is a redundant thread. Point me in the right direction if so. Don't get me wrong, I can cut in with the best. But, I find it easier both time-wise and quality-wise to make the sides of trim adhere to the siding or wall color while setting myself up to make the straight line...
  3. General Painting Discussion
    I'm thinking about more effective ways to do repaint projects. Traditionally I have always cut and painted the walls and then cut in the trim afterward. But upon reflection, it would seem more effective to paint the trim first, not bothering to cut in carefully. Once the trim is completed, then...
  4. Photos of Project and Equipment
    Hi, I am wondering what a professional cut in job looks like. I have started doing interior painting jobs on craigslist and I always feel insecure as to how perfect it should look? Can you guys show me some close up photos please? I tried the search and didn't find it. Thanks.
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