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This question gets asked quite frequently, and the inevitable response always seems to be: it depends! As mind-numbing as it is to hear that, it’s completely accurate. There are a lot of factors that go into the timeframe of painting a house, or even a...read more
Every decade or so, most homes need a new paint of coat. Painting your home helps protect it from the elements, keeps it looking good, and allows you to just enjoy it more. The thing is- painting a home by yourself can take a LONG time. Plus if you don’t...read more
Peter, representing Top Shelf Painting, was delighted to be able to pass out candy at the Fraser Trunk or Treat event on Saturday, October 28, 2017. Giving back to the community always feels good, says Peter.
Top Shelf had a neat Halloween cutout that kids (or big kids) could get a photo taken with.
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Many DIYers face the same problem during their home renovation or commercial project, as consumers, they wonder “was all of this hard work worth doing myself and ‘saving money,’ or should I have just hired a professional right off the bat?” After reading multiple reviews in household project forums and spending a lot of time searching and comparing companies and their quotes, the Michigan painting industry relies and buys on three primary factors. It all boils down to weighing your options, budget, and expectations. DIY Painters in Detroit, and across Michigan, should consider those before embarking on a project, best left to the professionals. After a quick survey of our top-notch painting contractors, we compiled a list of the top few things they wished everyone knew about commercial and residential paint jobs, and how they can make life so much easier for you.read more
Choosing an interior paint color can be a daunting and overwhelming task- after all, no one wants to spend the time, money, and physical energy painting a room (or even a whole house) only to be less than thrilled with how the color looks in your home. Often times, this significant decision comes after the hard work of moving into a new space or doing some interior redesigning to your home. While there are many elements that go into creating a space that perfectly showcases your desired style, paint color is arguably one of the most critical factors. In fact, tone accounts for about 60% of our initial response to any space, so we urge you to shape your area to be welcoming, calming and downright homey!read more
Applying a fresh coat of paint is the easiest — not to mention the least expensive — way of brightening your living space. But just like any other DIY project out there, painting is a potential health hazard and should be approached meticulously. As you strive to do a good job, ensure that you are taking as much care to protect your health and that of any other persons in your home. Paint fumes can harm you in many ways and can produce some very unpleasant odors.read more
Often, after buying a new house in Michigan, people are excited to move in until it’s time to pull down those haunting tropical murals or floral prints on the walls of your new home. Judging by the stories of woe we came across online, wallpaper removal is a tedious process, and some homeowners have had to actually knock down a few walls to pull it down. But is there an easier — and probably safer — way of removing wallpaper?read more
Removing old wallpaper is one of the most unpleasant tasks some of us have had to participate in, many Michigan homeowners will back me up here. It is arduous, overly time-consuming, and messy. It’s annoying, and unless you are dealing with walls that were sealed with wallpaper primer before the paper was glued, you will be lucky to have all your walls intact at the end of the exercise. Some have been lucky to find themselves removing wallpaper from primed walls, you know, it peels off easily in sheets but how often does that happen?read more
Choosing the color and style of your epoxy flooring is a crucial decision. The color that you select for your Michigan epoxy flooring will complete the aesthetic of your building interior. Different colors and styles can have various impacts on customer and client...read more
When you compare an epoxy floor to the average floor you see on a garage, the former is very professional looking and shiny. The appearance of an epoxy floor alone makes it seem like a pretty great idea to pick for flooring. The surface is both smooth and even, and very easy to maintain. All you have to do is sweep it or vacuum it regularly and it will be looking as shiny as the very first day it was installed. It has the great quality of not adhering to too many substances, which means you will rarely have to deal with some sticky substance on your floor that won’t come off. Cleaning those messes up will therefore be a very easy task.read more
You’ve seen the benefits of painting the interiors of a Macomb County commercial enterprise. You are probably asking whether the same benefits would apply to the exteriors of the same entity. Well, more or less, it does. Improving the aesthetic appearance of a business entity generates more benefits that you could ever imagine.
You may be doing it for the first time, decided to add a new coat to an existing color or even chose to renovate by painting an entirely different color. Painting your exteriors may be all you ever needed for your business. What you need right now is to convince yourself that you are doing the right thing.read more
Epoxy flooring is preferred in industrial buildings for its strong, durable and resistant qualities. It can easily withstand heavy traffic and sticks pretty well to the base. It is not difficult to see why it has made its way into all types of industries. It can be found in loading areas, commercial shops, maintenance spaces, manufacturing plants, factories, laboratories, warehouses and locker rooms. Epoxy floors are easy to maintain and can withstand a lot of battering. It locks out grease, oil, dirt, and water from ruining your floor.read more
To Macomb County Michigan commercial building owners, it’s vastly vital to settle for a flooring solution that can withstand whatever stands on it. Commercial building owners should never give a chance to possible scratch, tear or harsh environment. That’s why epoxy floors are the number one choice for floors in a commercial building.
With epoxy floors, durability is not a worry. The floors are created from a mixture of resin and hardener and on top of that, a combination of concrete slab as an icing on the cake. The mixture is smeared to concrete in layers, and the result is a coating thick enough and more durable than other types of floors.read more