Browsing Archive: April, 2012

Preparing and painting your walls.

Posted by James Happnie on Sunday, April 1, 2012,
  You have picked your colors and you're ready to get going. Let's go through the checklist and make sure you have everything you need.

  • 1 gallon of latex paint for every 350'-400' of wall or ceiling.
  • Paint brush. Don't be cheap here. A good brush makes a world of difference and will last if properly cared for.
  • Paint pot for cutting in (brushwork).
  • Roller handle, sleeve (3/8" recommended), rolling pan and extension pole or broom handle.
  • Drop clothes and plastic to cover floors, furn...

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About the owner

Jim Happnie Born in 1964 and graduated from Quincy High School in 1982. I started painting in the summer before my senior year. After working in the painters union and a partnership in Happnie Painting I opened Happnie Homes in 2004. We provide painting and other home improvement services to the south shore, greater Boston and beyond.


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