Clear Creek History Museum Schoolhouse

GP&D Restoration was selected to provide preparation and painting to the historic one-room schoolhouse. The Clear Creek History Museum Schoolhouse. Though this project was completed several years ago, the finished job still provides visitors with a great looking historical exhibit. Visit the Golden, Colorado History Park. Moved here from Golden Gate Canyon, this original one-room

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How many coats of paint do I apply?

  How many coats of paint do you apply? This is dependent on the paint, the surface and the color you are putting on. Some paint manufacturers have heavy bodied paints that cover in one coat. Some surfaces need repairs or the surface needs primer to ensure adhesion. Darker bolder colors should be primed first

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How To Be Lead-based Paint Safe

For Homeowners with homes built before 1978, there is a good chance you’ll need to become lead-based paint safe. In 1978, the federal government banned consumer uses of lead-containing paint, but some states banned it even earlier. Lead from paint, including lead-contaminated dust, is one of the most common causes of lead poisoning. Historically, Lead-based

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Bright colorful painted doors

Take a look at these colorfully painted front doors. We can assist you with color selection to make your front doors welcoming, more dramatic, or more classic and historically accurate.  Color is an important consideration for the entry to your home.  Preparing and painting, or refinishing the exterior of doors is one of our specialties.

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EPA Certified Renovation Firm

We’re EPA Certified. GP&D Restoration, Denver’s House Painting Pro, became an EPA Certified Renovation Firm in 2010. An EPA Certified Renovation Firm is required to maintain training and renew their certification every five years. We renewed our Certification in the fall of 2015. The renewal is valid through September 8th, 2020. Having work done on your place? Use

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Pressure wash the exterior before painting

Proper surface preparations ensure that the painted/stained surface is more durable and looks nice.  Surfaces must be clean, dull, and dry; mildew, chalk, dust, rust, dirt, grease, wax and other surface contaminants. Additionally, surface resistance (Ohm) rise over the entire surface, which repeals the adhesion of new paint sticking. These are the main reasons why

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Veterans Day – We Honor America’s Veterans

We honor America’s Veterans on November 11th and every day. Veterans Day 2016 is today. Veterans Day is the day chosen to formally honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. Honor America’s Veterans Ways to Honor America’s Veterans Every Day Look for men and

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Lead Paint? Renovate Right!

Got Lead Paint Renovate Right. Be lead safe when you renovate your home. In 2010, GP&D Restoration became an RRP Certified company after the EPA established the federal Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule. The RRP Rule was developed to protect occupants from lead contamination generated during work conducted in homes, childcare facilities and some schools

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Cold Weather Painting Problems

When it comes to exterior maintenance painting in the fall, the Denver House Painting Pro team has the expertise to provide you with the best service. To prevent cold weather painting problems, that may mean providing you advice to wait until spring to complete your repaint project. To provide you a better painting experience, we’re

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Updating That Tired Look Part 1 – Wallpaper Removal

Updating that tired look? Perhaps it’s as simple as a fresh coat of paint with new colors. If your home has old wallpaper, updating will include wallpaper removal, which may not be so simple. Proper removal love wallpaper requires completing what can be a laborious task. GP&D Restoration is your go-to source for wallpaper removal.

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Credit Cards? Yes, of course we accept credit cards.

Many of our clients rely on the convenience of using their credit cards to pay for our contracted services. We use Square to process payments by credit cards securely. Whether through reading your card on site or through online payment of invoices, superior security and ease of use are why we chose Square.  We’ve used

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We will not forget

We remember and honor the men and women who lost their lives serving our country. Started after the Civil War, Memorial Day became a special day to honor the memory of all those lost while serving in our nation’s military. It is still a very important day. Many of us head on our busy ways

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GP&D Awarded BBB Gold Star

Denver House Painting Pro is pleased to announce GP&D Awarded BBB Gold Star. Wow! We’re excited! Being awarded BBB Gold Star proclaims excellence in customer service. It provides tangible feedback for us and proof for our clients and prospective customers. Our adherence to BBB’s Standards for Trust is part of our operational vision. “Being awarded BBB

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Wood Refinishing Glossary

Ambering – The tendency of a clear protective finish to take on a warm, yellow appearance as it ages. Brush marks – Parallel ridges left by a brush in a brushed-on coating.. Gloss – A surface finish or sheen, exterior choices are satin to semi-gloss to high gloss. Hardwood – Wood that comes from broad-leafed trees, such as oak,

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Do you have to remove all the old paint before painting?

The question came up again: Don’t we have to remove all the paint before painting again? Well not always, as a general rule, you are time & money ahead if you cover over old coatings rather than remove them with few exceptions for us house painters. One exception is if you wanted to remove all

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Safest lead-based paint removal method to use?

When using any of the usual paint removal methods expect a messy, time-consuming process with health and safety threats. These methods include mechanical, heat and chemical means to remove coatings. Mechanical methods (sanding, blasting, hand tools) create a lot of dust. Heat tools make gummy, sticky goo and gives off toxic fumes. Chemical strippers have

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