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Our home’s interior usually gets all the spring attention with cleaning closets, washing curtains and blinds and killing the dust bunnies under the beds. The list is practically endless. The garage, however, is that place we overlook and is most likely to be the catch-all for things that have no home. It becomes the ‘undecided graveyard’ of many things. Or the ‘I’ll find a place for this later’ location, not to mention the home for tools and other outdoor storage. It can easily feel overwhelming! Follow this plan to declutter and organize and apply a coating to your garage floor.

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No matter what style dominates your home, chances are there is an area that could benefit from concrete coating. If you have a basement, back porch or even a loft with modern concrete floors painting them with a stain yields gorgeous results.

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If you tried to tackle a DIY or home maintenance project, you know that often the product you’ve chosen doesn’t work as planned. So, you look for a solution. But, how often do you actually get someone who understand the products and the formulas?

Recently a customer named Jill came into our factory store in Largo, Florida. Discouraged and in need of a solution, she was working to restore an original tin roof on a house built in 1925. The roof was rusted in spots and looked old. When Jill came in she was able to consult with Bill Cluely, our on-site Technical Expert. With his recommendation for Rust Inhibitive Universal Primer, Jill could complete an essential step in the process making the entire project much easier.

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Anvil has joined the John R. Burt Enterprises family of companies

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The season for festive holiday parties is ahead. A time to try those recipes you've pinned and put on a grownup dinner for all your friends and family. Gone are the days of mismatched furniture and dishes, you're now ready to highlight the elegant, classy atmosphere you've worked to achieve in your home. Whether you have a charming old fixer upper or a newer construction, your dining area may still need a nudge toward that desired style you want to call your own.

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The Fall Home Maintenance Checklist
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The Decorating and Remodeling Customer Revolution Accelerates

Popular TV shows like Property Brothers, This Old House, Rehab Addict, and Renovation Nation inspire homeowners to tackle more remodeling jobs. Social media has also helped to spread these professional design and decorating ideas where Pinterest alone offers up thousands of suggestions on how to beautify concrete. The Professional Contractor and the Do-It-Yourselfer support this remodeling revolution and their demand for products to complete fix-it and decorate it projects has fueled the architectural coatings industry.

In the decorative concrete marketplace, new products and finishing methods for coating concrete are emerging. Some finishes use polishes, dyes, stains, and tints and other styles to manipulate the surface with stamps, ov...

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