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Of Baths and Walls

Forget Dickens. Now I’m trying to sound like Steinbeck…

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Now, Your Friendly Neighborhood Painter!

by Don Clasen Jan. 24, 2024 For the last dozen years or so, it’s been my privilege to have the lovely Pacific Palisades as my primary painting market. All that time, actually living here was something of a pipe dream … Continue reading

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A Tail and One Door

While not as dramatic as our “Tale of Two Doors” below, this one marginally involves a dog…[more]

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A Tale of Two Doors

An old customer of mine in Beverly Hills had two heavy, stained and varnished wooden front doors that had badly faded from the California sun…[more]  

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Selecting The Right Paint For Your Job

Settling on which paint to buy can be a bewildering experience to the average consumer. There are so many brands to choose from, so many lines within a brand, and so many types of paint to deal with. Most interior … Continue reading

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Welcome To Palisades Painting Company!

Hi! My name is Don Clasen, owner of Palisades Painting (formerly Applied Painting), a business I started with a friend way back in 1979 in little Mt. Morris, Illinois. Over the years I have painted literally hundreds of homes and … Continue reading

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Things To Consider Before You Paint

Let’s face it. Home ownership can be expensive with maintenance and upkeep being no small part of the equation. However, the advantages are many, including: Aesthetic beauty and pride of neighborhood. Protection of the structure of your home, especially the … Continue reading

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Your Palisades Paint Advantages

Why it’s worth calling me.

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