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    Thank you for sending such hard working, responsible and meticulous men to do the painting in our house. The crew worked hard and well as a team to complete all of the assigned tasks. Eric's presence was also helpful in making sure we had the right colors, checking on progress and communicating between all involved. We especially appreciated their prompt arrivals, attention to details, clean-up, and consideration of our needs, which included putting up with our big, friendly and nosy lab.

    B. & B. B
    University Heights

  • Use Old Wood For New Designs

    [caption id="attachment_7461" align="alignleft" width="300"] Using Old Wood For Tables![/caption]

    If you have old pieces of wood...don't throw them out! Let the Cleveland Contractors at Reilly Painting use those pieces and incorporate them into your home...possibly for some new tables. Old is in!

    When it comes to timber, what’s old can become new in the hands of artisans, craftspeople and do-it-yourselfers. Anyone with a plan can give reclaimed wood a second chance and another life.

    The patina of old hardwood is defined by its imperfections, which themselves are the result of many years of wear and tear. These imperfections -- whether they look rustic or elegant -- form a visual history that can make a table or bench look extraordinary.

    Newer wood is another option. A savvy procurer can find it on the floor of a furniture workshop or at a construction site. Whether you plan to use reclaimed wood to build an end table or to lay a new floor for a game room, there are some general rules to follow to get the best product possible.

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