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Stripping Paint from Oak Doors

Restoring older furniture can be tricky and very messy! But is worth every minute. Today we are presenting a blog article on some recurring projects we are doing. Stripping paint from oak doors and restoring them. I hope you are a fan of these vintage wooden doors. The older the wood, the more character there…

What are some basic wallpaper tools?

Every person who is in the trades and works with their hands loves their tools. Wallpaper installers are no different! So, what are some basic wallpaper tools? Keep reading! Hello everyone! David Cook, from D’franco Painting & Wallpaper, with another blog post on wallpaper. Today we talk about basic wallpaper tools. Tools are the lifeline…

How to prepare a wall for wallpaper

If you are going to have wallpaper installed, or if you are going to tackle it yourself, then you must make sure that your walls are prepared for wallpaper. I hope you are doing well today! With all the blog posts we write regarding wallpaper, I see that I have never written a blog post…

Does peel and stick wallpaper really work?

Does peel and stick wallpaper really work? Actually, it does. Hello everyone, David Cook from D’franco Painting & Wallpaper, coming at you with a question we receive and have to answer… Does peel and stick wallpaper really work? As with our other posts, we will give you some basic information as we know it from…

How to purchase a wallpaper mural

Have you seen some of the recent wallpaper installations available on Facebook, HGTV, or our web page? If not – check them out but learn how to purchase a wallpaper mural before you start! Hello again everyone! David Cook from D’franco Painting & Wallpaper with another blog post for you. This one is about “how…