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Porter Cable 7800 Wall Sander Review

Why Eco Star Painting Uses A Dustless Wall Sander One of the everyday tasks for interior painters in Calgary is sanding walls. Many years ago we used to perform this job the old fashioned way with a Pole Sander and a lot of elbow grease. It can be quite a physical and tiresome activity if…

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Restoring A Cedar Deck From Start To Finish

The Backstory: The homeowners were very unhappy with the weathered and dirty look of their cedar deck. It had taken on an almost charcoal-gray color in appearance. Plain and simple, it was dirty and the original stain had deteriorated! When the deck was new, a coat of Sikkens Translucent Stain was applied in a color…

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Calgary Deck Painting | How to Prep And Stain A Deck

Basic Prep Work Required For The Job The above Deck was painted by Eco Star Painting in 2013. We stripped it down using a power sander, scrapers, and a little elbow grease.First, we used  50 grit sandpaper using a 1/4 sheet Porter Cable Palm Sander. After most of the paint is removed, we use  80…

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Review: Kilz General Purpose Primer & Sealer

Review of Kilz General Purpose Primer & Sealer This review of Kilz General Purpose Primer & Sealer was written by  Ted Rinshed of Eco Star Painting. Eco Star Painting is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Purpose: The job required a primer to seal the drywall compound in a business we were  painting. The drywall damage was extensive as…

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