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Questions to ask when Hiring a Painting Contractor

Are you in the process of getting painting estimates for a project at your home? Is this the first time hiring a professional painting service? Here are some important questions you should ask the estimator. Is your company licensed and insured? Some states require particular trades to be licensed. If a company is not trade…

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Another Angie’s List Award Winning Year – Thank You

Angie List Super Service Awarded to O'Connor's Painting 2016

O’Connor’s Painting Service Earns Esteemed 2016 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service O’Connor’s Painting Service has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of customer service to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2016.…

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Paint Shield, a Major Innovation in Painting

Sherwin Williams product Paint Shield Interior Latex

My kids were always active in high school sports from swim teams to lacrosse. School locker rooms are a damp and steamy place, a perfect breeding ground for bacteria such as Staphylococcus and MRSA. The spread of bacteria from child to child can happen so easily. This past fall, Sherwin Williams introduced a new paint…

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Choosing the right paint for a busy veterinary office

Last Fall, the Laytonsville Veterinary Practice contracted O’Connor’s Painting to re-paint the interior of their offices and exam rooms. Off I went in search to find the best paint product to use for the project. I needed something that offered durability, good coverage, was easy to wash and had a low odor.  What I found…

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More sanding, less dust

This past month I made the decision to upgrade our sanding system here at O’Connor’s Painting Service. It was a major investment, but I think a wise one that will help my painting customers and employees. After researching for months and asking all my fellow painting contractors what they recommended, I settled on purchasing a…

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Cold Weather Painting Primer

Brr…. it’s cold here in Maryland this week. It sent my painting crews back inside for interior painting after last week being warm enough to paint outside. Now I know it is winter and I shouldn’t expect to be painting outdoors much in January. All those exterior clients will just have to sit tight for…

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A Trick for Priming PVC

Sherwin Williams makes an exterior/interior bonding primer that I used the other day at my own home in Laytonsville, Maryland to prime PVC. Being a very slick surface, PVC can be tricky to paint and have last a long time without peeling. As I was working with the Sherwin Williams bonding primer, I got a…

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