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D'franco Painting & Wallpaper – Elgin, Geneva, St. Charles, Chicagoland

If you are here, you want to know how much it will cost to paint a room in your home or office. This question (how much it will cost to paint a room) is one we receive regularly. Thanks for reading as well as checking out our website, I am David Cook, the owner of…

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Should I Paint My Cherry Cabinets? Maybe you should ask are you ready to paint your Cherry Cabinets? If you are like many of our customers in the Chicagoland area, such as Elgin, you have a home that has wood cabinets. If you have solid wood cabinets such as cherry and you are not happy…

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Do you have wallpaper in your bathroom? Are you considering removing bathroom wallpaper and live in Elgin, IL? Like all good things, wallpaper styles come and go. This paper, which depicts a fox hunt, ironically in a home that is near a fox hunting area! Due to a leaking water fixture, the room was undergoing…

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How much does it cost to remove wallpaper? It depends! Wallpaper removal depends on the wallpaper installation.  Here are two videos’ I want to share. You will see the difference. You will understand why I say it depends. We were told the walls were primed. They were not.   Here is the second reason. A…

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This is the time of year that most people are frustrated with just about everything. We get a call because the family is coming to stay for the holiday and they need “it” painted before they get here. As much as we would love to fit everyone in the schedule and give everyone what they…

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Have you painted part of your home lately? Did you have any drips or splats?  Well if you can believe it, so have we. We have found that the best thing to use when cleaning up the paint is magic erasers. They will remove paint for up to 7 days after we are done. Try…

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That depends on you, your budget, what you want in, from or out of your home. Do you want it to look cheap? Do you like seeing nail pops throughout your home? Do you have cracks in the base molding where the caulk has come apart? Do you like to see every brush mark because…

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