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Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Aged Maple Kitchen Cabinets Converted with Enameled, Glazed Finish

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Comment from The Painter's Wife: I love how smooth and sort of Quaker style the maple 
cabinets turn out when they are finished this way. What a great alternative for those
who are tired of the "blond" kitchen. If your "maple" is getting tired, consider either
enameling  or deepening wood tone. Signet Painting can do either - or better yet, both!

Friday, June 15, 2012

Should Painting Decks Be Outlawed? (In Minnesota's Climate)?

PW Asks: Should deck rail be painted? 

Painter says: Not unless it’s already been painted. Flat surfaces will build up ice and snow and crack if moisture gets beneath them and then peel. Vertical surfaces should be okay. Otherwise – if it’s been stained, stay with a semi-transparent stain to protect the wood – typically needs to be done every couple years depending on how it ages and how you want it to look.


















PW replies: I see what you mean. For more information - this expert looks like he knows what he's talking about when it comes to decks maintenance.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Kids Bedroom Hockey Theme

Kid Room Idea: Hockey Theme

Walls: Orange
Painted Border: Dark blue 6” band around room
Wood Trim: Stained
D├ęcor: Hockey Jersey/ Hockey Sticks


Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Bathroom Vanity Makeover

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AFTER - Gorgeous Finish - Hard to believe it's the same bathroom!

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Kitchen Center Island Makeover

The old center island was torn out and a new one was built out of paint grade material. Signet Painting enameled a black charcoal color on the island that looks a little blue in the photos. Check it out:


NEW PAINT GRADE MATERIAL - BEFORE ENAMEL

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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Update the Family Room Mantel Cabinetry

The Family Room can look like an upscale loft space with a stain color change.

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Ahh - Much Better!

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