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    Question I need help

    I need to know if this description of my business is written correctly (comma placements are right) and sounds good.- we are a family owned painting business with over twentie years of experience that specialize in both interior and exterior painting. Any advice on making this a better description would be greatly appreciated.

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    Re: I need help

    I would use family-owned and twenty.

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    Re: I need help

    The way you have described could mean that you do painting of the walls of buildings as in one of the trades in building construction.
    Or do you deal with paintings of art?

    OK, I notice you stated "painting" as singular, so I presume you are in the painting trade in construction. As far as I know, all painters do painting of the interior and exterior of buildings. It is the types and scale of buildings that they specialize in i.e. whether they are residential, commercial, highrise, etc.
    Last edited by tedmc; 17-Aug-2015 at 15:54.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: I need help

    I would use 'specializing' instead of 'that specialize' because 'that' refers to 'experience', but I am not a teacher.

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    Re: I need help

    We are a family-owned painting business with over twenty years of experience specializing in both interior and exterior painting. Does this look better? Also does it say a nuff ?

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    Re: I need help

    It's fine with me, but I am not a teacher.

    Please note that a better title would have been 'we are a family owned painting business with over twentie years of experience'.

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    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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    Re: I need help

    Are you going to put it on a website or something?
    To make your statement persuasive, you could use some pictures of what you did in the past.
    Seeing is believing.

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    Re: I need help

    Should it be We are a family-owned painting business with over twenty years of experience, specializing in both interior and exterior painting. Or We are a family- owned painting business with over twenty years of experience specializing in both interior and exterior painting.

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    The comma is optional.
    Interior and exterior painting of?
    I am not a teacher.

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    Also does it say a nuff enough?
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