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Scott Martin Hello , I worked for Dowlen Construction painting for over 25 years and as a trim carpenter for around 5 years. I studied mechanical engineering and business at Chattanooga State. I enjoy photography, hiking and camping with my wife and wood working. I am married and we live in the city of Red Bank even though our mailing address is Hixson. I have attended Oakwood Baptist Church in Chattanooga since 2004 with my wife. We were married there in 2006.

Browsing Archive: October, 2009

Paint coverage

Posted by Scott Martin on Sunday, October 25, 2009, In : Painting Tips 
Most people want paint to cover in one coat. Very few paints will cover in one coat over any color. Some will cover over a lighter color.
If the can says one coat coverage it may just do it for a pro but maybe not a do it for a non pro. Even I have a hard time getting some paint to cover in one coat.
One paint we are using now is doing a very good job of covering in one coat. Sherwin Williams Super Paint.
We have had some luck with Valspar getting it to cover in one coat.
A lot depends on what yo...

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Prep

Posted by Scott S on Monday, October 5, 2009, In : Painting Tips 
The single most important thing for A nice lasting paint job is the prep work. It's a boring, time consuming job that can consist of sanding, dusting, cleaning, patching holes, caulking, cleaning dust and more. If done right you will have a excellent looking paint job. But if not done right you can have a real mess that can be very costly later on. We at Martin Brothers Painting do our best give you a vice paint job. We do all the necessary prep work then and only them will we paint. A paint ...
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Browsing Archive: October, 2009

Paint coverage

Posted by Scott Martin on Sunday, October 25, 2009, In : Painting Tips 
Most people want paint to cover in one coat. Very few paints will cover in one coat over any color. Some will cover over a lighter color.
If the can says one coat coverage it may just do it for a pro but maybe not a do it for a non pro. Even I have a hard time getting some paint to cover in one coat.
One paint we are using now is doing a very good job of covering in one coat. Sherwin Williams Super Paint.
We have had some luck with Valspar getting it to cover in one coat.
A lot depends on what yo...

Continue reading ...
 

Prep

Posted by Scott S on Monday, October 5, 2009, In : Painting Tips 
The single most important thing for A nice lasting paint job is the prep work. It's a boring, time consuming job that can consist of sanding, dusting, cleaning, patching holes, caulking, cleaning dust and more. If done right you will have a excellent looking paint job. But if not done right you can have a real mess that can be very costly later on. We at Martin Brothers Painting do our best give you a vice paint job. We do all the necessary prep work then and only them will we paint. A paint ...
Continue reading ...