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Choose the Right Agency for Professional Painting

Most home improvement jobs will involve repainting of the walls both inside and outside a home, and this is a job that is best left to the professionals. Even when you are building a new home in Brisbane, you will require these experts to give the final touches to your home.

Painting an entire home is not a small job and you will do well to look for agencies that carry out professional painting - Brisbane location. Get quotations from a number of companies who work in your locality or are well represented there. Limit them to those panting companies who have been referred by others or who have a reputation for quality work. You will need to list out all the work you want to be carried out, and see that each company quoting for the job does so for the same volume of work. You can then compare quotations and conditions and decide on the right professionals for your painting job.   

When you appoint professional painters to carry out any work in your home, you yourself will be saved a lot of trouble, as these people will not only do a good job, they will use the best of material, the right colours, and finally, clean up all the mess that painting work normally involves. On your part, you need to choose the colours, the paint quality and give over areas that you need to be painted.  It can also help if you clear the rooms of all furniture, through good companies who are into Professional Painting Brisbane will have arrangements to shift or cover all your furniture so that there is no damage to it during the painting. 


A professional painter will strip the walls of any existing wall covering and make any required repairs to wall surfaces, before starting with any painting work. In many cases, it is this preparatory work that can take a fair amount of time, while the actual painting work itself can be completed in less time. Painters and decorators that you engage will give a high concern for quality and will finally give you walls that only look great, but will have finishes that will last for a long time.

When you appoint professional painters to carry out the work in your home, you can be sure that the value of your home will not get compromised. A well-done painting job can also spruce up a home, and you will need to do this if you are planning to put your house on the market. A shoddy painting work can turn away buyers who are interested in your home. Remember that trained and experienced professionals depend on their work for their livelihood, and are concerned about their reputation than just the profit they will make from your job. They will be more inclined to give you the quality that you have negotiated for and are paying them for. On your part, you must see that you give them the necessary leeway to carry out their work and ensure that you make the payments promised.

Resignations From SaveCCU

CCU Volunteers who have resigned their membership in SaveCCU:

John Bucholz (recently appointed to the Supervisory Committee)
Duane Bequette (Board of Directors)
John Cheek (Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee)
Steve Straub (Board of Directors)
Continued Membership in SaveCCU

CCU Volunteers who continue as members of SaveCCU:

Cathryn Chudy (Board of Directors)
Kathryn Edgecomb (Board of Directors)
Ralph Erdmann (Board of Directors)
Emmy Winterburn (Board of Directors)
Lloyd Marbet (Supervisory Committee)
Bob Winterburn (Supervisory Committee)
Gene Yarnell (Supervisory Committee)
NCUA Oversight of Credit Union Conversions Challenged

In January of 2005 the NCUA updated its rules to require increased disclosure requirements for federal credit unions that seek to convert to a thrift charter. The purpose of the change in rules was to insure that credit union members would be fully informed when they undertook a vote on a conversion to a mutual savings bank.

HR 3206, entitled the Credit Union Charter Choice Act, was introduced in Congress by Rep.'s McHenry (R-NC) and Towns (D-NY) on July 12, 2005, and has been referred to the House Financial Services Committee. This bill would change NCUA's oversight of the voting methods and procedures regarding such conversions... the commercial law banking industry is lobbying heavily in favor of the passage of this bill, which constitutes a measure that would, according to the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) "...make it easier for credit unions to convert to bank charters..."

What credit union members can do is become informed about this measure (start with the link below). Then contact
your representatives to weigh in on this critical and pending legislation. The text of the bill is at the conclusion of the article linked below. The sticker to the left provides help in contacting your representatives.

The Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, chaired by Rep. Spencer Bachus (AL), held a legislative hearing on H.R. 3206, the Credit Union Charter Choice Act, on May 11, 2006.
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