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Environmentally Safe Painting

A Different Kind of Client: Arch and a Veterinary School

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Nestled in central Massachusetts is one of the premier establishments for animal care in New England. The large animal facility alone boats 40,000 square feet that includes an intensive care unit, surgical suites, and diagnostic imaging equipment.

While it was about time for a refresh anyway, with accreditation coming up the school wanted to look its best. Known as efficient, reliable, and accommodating with an exemplary focus on customer satisfaction, Arch Painting was the clear choice for the job. Read More

Is Painting Your House in Winter a Good Idea?

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When you’re thinking of a time to start your painting project, winter certainly isn’t the first season to come to mind, and with good reason. Winter’s cold, dark days make for bad conditions for outdoor projects, so exterior paint jobs or other outdoor renovations should probably wait for warmer weather. Interior painting, however, can be done year-round. There can even be some benefits to interior painting in the winter, as long as you take the proper precautions.

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Wood Siding vs. Vinyl Siding — Which is Better?

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When deciding what material to use for the exterior of your house or business, vinyl siding can be tempting. It looks clean, and many believe that it requires less upkeep than wood. Wood siding, however, is a long-term investment that will pay off immediately in how beautiful your home will look. With wood siding, there are virtually limitless options in terms of appearance. Depending on the look you want for your building, you can choose board and batten, bevel, rabbeted bevel, shiplap, tongue and groove, drop channel siding, channel rustic, clapboard, cedar shingle siding, redwood shingle siding, and channel siding, just to name a few. Read More

Selling your house? How does a 145% return on investment sound?

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Imagine if you went to buy a car and the sales rep wheeled out a car that was rusted, the paint work was shabby and chipped! You’d probably laugh and walk away. No one wants damaged goods and sellers always want the best price for whatever they are selling. Read More

Low VOC Paint

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What are Low VOC Paints?

Low VOC Paints are paints that have low or no volatile organic compounds (VOC’s), are categorized as environmentally friendly because the emission of VOC’s into the air is a type of air pollution. Generally, non-flat paints with no more than 150 grams of VOC’s per litre (g/L) of product are considered low VOC, regardless of any lack of certification, such as one from the United States Green Building Council (www.usgbc.org), which rates and certifies projects. The USGBC follows the requirements for paint in GS-11, a regulation of Green Seal, Inc. (www.greenseal.org), a non-profit that provides science-based environmental certification standards. Read More