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Painters and Paperhangers

Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

Experience as a painter or paperhanger will generally take place on the job. Painters and paperhangers must have excellent attention to detail, manual dexterity, and physical stamina as the hours can become long in the spirit of getting the job done on time. For protection of their own health, applicants should not be allergic to paint fumes or other materials used in the trade. Paperhangers must have a keen sense of measuring to ensure a perfect fit.

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