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    Thomas C. Sullivan, past CEO, has retired sun-setting a remarkable journey of leading RPM to extraordinary growth and prosperity. Mr. Sullivan’s company tenure is historic and considered

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    Is Tech-Driven Paint Company Still a Paint Company? Paint isn’t usually associated with cutting-edge technology or security concerns, but Benjamin Moore is taking the digital era

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  • Garages in New Homes: 2015 Data

    A majority of new homes that completed construction in 2015 included two-car garages, according to NAHB analysis of Census Bureau?Survey of Construction data. For new single-family completions in 2015, 61% of homes?offered a two-car garage. Another 24% of homes?possessed a garage large enough to hold three or more cars....

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  • Hire Estimators Who Have Social Media Experience

    If you are?looking to hire a salesperson (estimator) for your home improvement business,?may I suggest that you strongly consider this prerequisite: Make sure the prospective estimator has some experience with......

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    For me spring and summer bring with them a blossoming?sense of lightness and renewal.?Floating and even a little aloof, my mind starts to drift in and out of dreams wandering wherever it pleases.?These are the?seasons of untamable imagination and creativity. I find myself detached from the rush of day to day life, seeking...

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    Here it is, only the end of July and yet it almost feels like “Summer” is over. Why is that? Time passes so quickly? Maybe it’s because we’re already seeing Fall fashions. But wait, there’s more!’ (ok where have we heard that before?) It is still happening and in a typically glorious...

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  • Permanent Solutions for Rotted Wood on Long Island

    Protect your investment by replacing rotted and worn out wood before the winter months arrive. Rotting wood should be replaced before additional structural damage is caused by water infiltration into the home.  At Harbor Paint we employ the best solutions for making repairs and replacements for rotted wood on trim,...

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    While fall foliage is sparse in Los Angeles, there is no shortage of Halloween spirit! From festive favorites with plenty of frights, to family-friendly attractions and festivals, there is an abundance of worthwhile Halloween events to attend this October!...