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Michael Baughman C.P.
Oceanside, CA 92057-4643
California State Contractors License Number 638658 Please visit our updated website at https://baughmanwallcovering.com. Custom mural installations; Digital Murals Grand Format Murals; hand painted murals. Certified Installer for Weathered Stone & Maya Romanoff; trained on boom and scissor lifts; 23 time award recipient in the Winning Walls Contest.
- Bradbury and Bradbury
Each graduate of this class is trained in the correct application methods to insure the beauty and precision required in these installations of these Victorian and Craftsmen era custom design schemes. The measuring and installation process is covered, ranging from engineering the room and proper placement of the friezes to how to achieve all the delicate placement of flowers, birds, etc., so that they are set according to the plan in the appropriate placement, adjusted for the site.
- Certified Paperhangers
Certified Paperhangers are graduates who skills are comprehensive. These select few installers have studied course manuals to address all manner of installation concerns, ranging from estimating to adapting to the needs of the site. From primer selection to adhesive determination. They would have skills which allow them to succeed with many types of wallcovering from simple prepasted to delicate fabrics and murals. These elite installers have a long history of installation when they submit their references to the program and they are then tested on the content of the course material to assure everyone that they have the skills required to tackle high end and unique installations of materials which are often delicate or demanding.
- Delicate Scenic Murals
Dramatic, hand-painted silk murals are true artworks. They are also extremely sensitive to water and adhesive and require special handling. Graduates of this class are instructed on room layout, panel placement, trimming techniques, proper wall preparation and adhesive selection, along with special handling techniques.
- Lincrusta 100
Each graduate of this specialty class will learn the skills to handle this unique and historical three dimensional wallcovering. This class includes discussion of layout, wall preparation, material handling and ordering. Students also learn cleaning, trimming, adhesive use, application techniques and fundamental finishing methods.
- Lincrusta 200
This advanced class with provide graduates with the techniques for installing staircases and more complicated and detailed areas. Students will advance into ceiling applications and additional finishing techniques.
- Maya Romanoff
Graduates of this specialty class learn the specific techniques necessary for the installation of the wide array of product offerings from this particular manufacturer. Those techniques include working with: glass beads, wood veneer, lacquered goods and precious metals. Class topics include proper wall and room preparation, moisture control of adhesives, effective layout considerations and specific handling of each of the specific products. All of the techniques are designed to enhance the elegance of these high end wallcoverings.
- Residential Wallcovering Installation
Graduates of this course are skilled in how to select and apply wallcovering approved primers to common wall surfaces, how to measure for wallcoverings, how to layout/engineer the installation and, finally, how to balance installations in order to achieve the best possible look for the combination of the room, the specific material and the methods of installation. Details such as seam placement, HVAC vents and outlet/switch covers are addressed. Additional topics include: selecting the ceiling line placement and all installation details for both pre-pasted and unpasted wallcoverings. This is considered a basic level class.
- Textiles and Fabrics
Graduates of this class will have an enhanced understanding the intricacies of installing fabric. Specific techniques regarding placement of seams, cutting material, and adjusting adhesives for various textiles are included in the class. A variety of products such as felt, linen, cotton, flannel—in addition to a variety of backing types--- are analyzed and used in this class.