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The 4 Steps To Refinishing Stained and Varnished Doors

  Refinishing stained and varnished doors is not a complicated task, but it involves following precise steps. The process also requires a lot of patience and time. Refinishing stained and varnished doors can be a bit challenging, especially if you don’t have experience in these tasks. If the job seems too much for you and

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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 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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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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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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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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