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Andrews Painting
(623) 455-9053
N83Rd Glen
Peoria, AZ

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Brandon'S Custom Painting
(623) 707-3841
14300N 83 Rd Ave
Peoria, AZ

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Diamond Painting
(623) 910-1282
23335 N 121St Dr
Sun City, AZ

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Sauters Paintingcompany Llc
(602) 989-7770
3601 W Kelton Lane
Phoenix, AZ

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D & H Custom Painting, LLC
(623) 937-0865
8020 West Tuckey Lane
Glendale, AZ
Services
Full service painting contractor including interior and exterior walls, full finishing, and wall glazing.
Hours
8:30 AM to 4 PM
Awards
Child magazine room makeover contractor of the yea.
Membership Organizations
Rosie On the House Referral Network

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Andrew'S Valleywide Painting
(623) 455-9053
8190 W. Deer Valley Rd
Peoria, AZ

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Dallas Professional Painting
(602) 820-3358
7861 W. Cheryl Drive
Peoria, AZ

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Pro Edge Painting, Llc
(602) 308-8700
20118 N. 67Th Ave. #300-625
Glendale, AZ

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Nally Painting
(602) 402-1401
11040 N 19Th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ

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Foster's Rent-A-Painter
(602) 973-2386
2717 West Dunlap Avenue
Phoenix, AZ
Services
Full-service painting contractor
Hours
7 AM to 4 PM
Awards
PDCA national safety award recipient 11 years running
Membership Organizations
Rosie On the House Referral Network

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Paint Techniques

Article from homedepot.com

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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