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January 1, 2024

A little bit more about me

Of course, you know my name by now. I am Florian Spahiu, the owner and decorative faux artist of Ancient Modern Finishes.

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Expert Advice
Expert Advice
A little bit more about me
December 25, 2023

Ask your contractor these questions

To protect yourself and your family, be sure that before you hire any painting contractor, you first ask these 21 questions. You’ll be glad you did.

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Expert Advice
Expert Advice
Ask your contractor these questions
October 10, 2023

How to select a paint finish

With so many finish options available, it's essential to understand the properties and benefits of each to select the best one for your project.

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Expert Advice
Expert Advice
How to select a paint finish
July 28, 2023

Revitalize your kitchen

Give your kitchen a cost-effective makeover with a simple coat of paint or stain. Unleash its potential with a fresh new look.

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Cabinet Refinishing
Cabinet Refinishing
Revitalize your kitchen
May 8, 2022

Restoration or renovation

Restoration, renovation, repair, refurbishment. What's the difference? Each type of project has different goals, requirements, and procedures.

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Expert Advice
Expert Advice
Restoration or renovation
April 21, 2022

Refurbishing your entryway

Most homeowners hire a contractor to refurbish their entryway when it looks a little worse for wear. Let us refinish your front door.

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Exterior Painting
Exterior Painting
Refurbishing your entryway
April 11, 2022

Kitchen remodel trends

New options and techniques for design, color, texture, materials and kitchen components give you many exciting choices. Two guiding themes.

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Interior Painting
Interior Painting
Kitchen remodel trends
March 17, 2022

Selecting timeless paint colors

Choosing the perfect shade of paint for your home can feel like an overwhelming challenge. There are so many great paint colors to choose from.

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Expert Advice
Expert Advice
Selecting timeless paint colors
March 3, 2022

Decorative finish techniques

Do you want walls or ceilings with rich texture and vibrancy? Our decorative finishes combine color and texture with a one-of-a-kind look.

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Interior Painting
Interior Painting
Decorative finish techniques
February 2, 2022

Venetian plasters

Venetian plaster is also known as Stucco Veneziano, Marmorino, and Italian or Venetian plaster. It is a lovely, hard-wearing material.

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Interior Painting
Interior Painting
Venetian plasters
January 10, 2022

Interior and exterior paint tips

Inspect your interior and exterior paint finish annually. Maintenance extends the life of interior and exterior paint, saving you time and money.

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Expert Advice
Expert Advice
Interior and exterior paint tips
December 11, 2021

What is epoxy flooring?

Epoxy flooring is widely used for upscale residential projects. A significant difference is the depth of epoxy. In this article, we'll explain.

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Epoxy Floors
Epoxy Floors
What is epoxy flooring?
July 11, 2023

When to Hire a Professional

Before you position that ladder, consider equipment, personal safety, and stress factors. Then determine whether or not to hire a professional.

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Exterior Painting
Exterior Painting
When to Hire a Professional
November 1, 2021

Paint surface preparation

For a long-lasting and dazzling appearance in your freshly painted home, be sure you understand the importance of proper surface preparation.

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Expert Advice
Expert Advice
Paint surface preparation
October 5, 2021

Choose a great painting contractor

You can probably appreciate the importance of finding and hiring the right contractor. Not sure how to choose? Here are some suggestions.

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Expert Advice
Expert Advice
Choose a great painting contractor
September 17, 2021

House painting tips

A new coat of paint can completely transform the look of your home. Painting a house is a significant commitment usually left to professionals.

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Exterior Painting
Exterior Painting
House painting tips

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