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Highland Park Guest Bedroom Takes Visitors on a Journey

04/04/18 specs+spaces staff

What better way to welcome guests into your home than by telling them a story? Steven Miller’s latest interior design project — his own guest bedroom redesign in Los Angeles’ Highland Park neighborhood— incorporates thrift finds, textiles, art and other collectibles that serve as reminders of where the designer and his partner have been.

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​This Is ... SPARTASHIELD®!

04/28/17 specs+spaces staff

New and Improved SPARTASHIELD Gloss and Semi-Gloss are now tougher than ever. Thanks to a resin technology update, you can expect a harder film with longer gloss retention, improved block resistance and better early water resistance.

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Tackling Winter Paint Problems

01/23/17 specs+spaces staff

While winter conjures images of cozy nights and family holidays, for property and community managers, winter weather often brings conditions and challenges associated with the season's moisture and low temperatures.

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Dunn-Edwards Introduces DURAFLO® Premium Interior Water-Based Alkyd Paints

08/09/16 Sara McLean

Dunn-Edwards is pleased to introduce the launch of new and improved DURAFLO® Premium (50) Semi-gloss and (60) Gloss paints lines.

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Scientists Discover a New, Brilliant Blue

06/29/16 Sara McLean

Oregon State University (OSU) chemist Mas Subramanian and his team discovered YInMn blue — named after the elements Yttrium, Indium and Manganese — while experimenting with materials for electronics applications.

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Exterior Painting Tips and Summer Heat

06/04/16 Tim Bosveld

Exterior painting projects present a variety of challenges, ranging from the type of project and surface to be painted, to geographic location and the spectrum of diverse, outdoor conditions across the Southwest.

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Dunn-Edwards Introduces Aristoshield Ultra-Premium, oil-like performance in a water-based paint

01/04/16 Sara McLean

Dunn-Edwards Paints has introduced Aristoshield, a line of ultra-premium, water-based urethane alkyd paint that offers the look and durability of an oil-based enamel.

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A Design Guide to Color Washing

08/06/15 specs+spaces staff

Color washing is a popular technique that draws inspiration from these old plaster walls. There are various color washing techniques and they all typically feature more than one color and utilize visible brushstrokes.

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What You Need to Know When Considering Exterior Painting in Autumn

10/27/14 specs+spaces staff

Painting the outside of your home is a big job! When you are ready to take on an exterior paint job you want to make sure that the conditions are right, the home is properly...

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The Truth About Cold-Weather Painting

12/01/13 specs+spaces staff

Many paint manufacturers make bold claims stating that their products can be applied at temperatures as low as 35 °F.