Making Homes Look Their Best Since 2009

About Me


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.

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How Your walls will look depends on these things.

Posted by Scott S on Monday, March 9, 2009, In : Painting Tips 
  1. New drywall (Sheetrock is a brand name) needs to be primed with a primer like Firstcoat or one of the other Sheetrock primers. Most builders skip this step because of the cost. I have painted for years and we only used it for about a year or two because most people would not pay the cost. Then they would complain about the way the walls look.
  2.  Another thing that can make the walls look bad is a poor drywall finisher. It has not been finished enough to sand but they do it anyway.
  3. A person sandin...

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Showing Tag: "rollers" (Show all posts)

How Your walls will look depends on these things.

Posted by Scott S on Monday, March 9, 2009, In : Painting Tips 
  1. New drywall (Sheetrock is a brand name) needs to be primed with a primer like Firstcoat or one of the other Sheetrock primers. Most builders skip this step because of the cost. I have painted for years and we only used it for about a year or two because most people would not pay the cost. Then they would complain about the way the walls look.
  2.  Another thing that can make the walls look bad is a poor drywall finisher. It has not been finished enough to sand but they do it anyway.
  3. A person sandin...

Continue reading ...