Decorative Painters Kankakee IL

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River Rose Inc
(815) 465-2112
13356 E 9000n Rd
Grant Park, IL
Jjm Painting & Decoration
(708) 258-6211
10702 W Kennedy Rd
Peotone, IL

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Al And Brian'S Painting
(847) 586-3888
514 Tyler Dr
Carpentersville, IL

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Chicago Construction Works, Inc.
(773) 349-6919
1352 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL
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Residential, Commercial, Emergency Services
Company Information
Hours : 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM M,T,W,T,F,S
Years in Business : 5 Years
Languages Spoken : English
Licensing Information
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : City of Chicago General Contractors License No TGC012546
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Accepts Credit Cards

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(312) 388-1244
1727 w albion ave
Chicago, IL
Cabinets, Demolition, Mold Remediation, Framing, Multiple Room Renovation, Garage & Carport, Carpenters, Windows, Plaster & Stucco, Basement remodeling, Powerwashing, Bathroom remodeling, Gas Piping, Tiling, Drywall and Plaster, Electrical, Siding, Flooring, Plumbing, Doors, Handyman, Waterproofing, Kitchen remodeling, Roofing, Countertops, Water Heaters & Tanks, Additions, Painting
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Years in Business : 19 Years
Languages Spoken : English, Romanian
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License # : No License Provided

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Prestige Painting and Contracting
(815) 304-3467
457 Terry Lane
Chebanse, IL
Rpf Bath Rmodeling Inc.
(773) 265-1883
3311 W Carrol
Chicago, IL

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Pro Wall Painters .Com
(773) 805-3430
2300 W. 23Rd Street
Chicago, IL

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Milo Painters
(630) 863-5442
85 Keel
Skokieq, IL

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All American Painting
(847) 293-9700
P.O. Box 2794
Des Plaines, IL

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Paint Techniques

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Decorative Faux Painting can add depth and beauty to any room in your home. Whether you're looking for a dramatic, obvious effect or a series of subtle highlights, there is a Decorative Finish to match your style.

Decorative painting can be easy and fun if you follow the steps below:

  1. Select a color scheme
  2. Decide upon a style
  3. Apply a new base coat or use a previously painted and properly prepared surface
  4. Apply glaze(s) using appropriate tools and technique

Selecting a Color Scheme

The Home Depot offers a vast selection of paint colors for your Decorative Paint project. Keep in mind that different styles, techniques, base coats and glaze mixtures will yield various looks. Often the color or colors you select will appear different when painted on a wall versus what is printed on a color chip. The amount of paint and glaze you apply or remove from the surface, the technique used, and how similar or different the colors are to each other will also affect the final look. Always practice on a 2'x2' sample board to view color selections and style before starting an interior decorative painting project.

Note: Paint companies, such as Behr Paint and Ralph Lauren, offer pre-determined color combinations that are recommended for Decorative Painting.

Deciding Upon a Style
It would literally be impossible to discuss every style of decorative painting that exists today. So, to narrow your choices down, an outline of six of the most popular and commonly used styles is listed below:

  • Sponging On
    • Additive style
    • Creates a defined pattern great for large rooms
  • Sponging Off
    • Subtractive style
    • Creates a parchment look
  • Dragging
    • Subtractive style
    • Creates an antique, distressed look
    • Great for doors, trim, and furnitur
  • Colorwashing
    • Subtractive style
    • Produces a rustic, time-worn look
  • Ragging On
    • Additive style
    • Creates a dramatic pattern
  • Ragging Off
    • Subtractive style
    • Creates a subtle pattern

Note: The styles described above all represent "techniques" of decorative painting. Some paint manufacturers such as Ralph Lauren offer their own signature techniques. For more information, see the Ralph Lauren link below.

Applying a Base Coat/Preparing the Surface
To achieve a professional-quality look, be sure to start with either a...

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