About Gallagher Paint and Paper

Gallagher Paint and Paper is co-owned by husband and wife team Marc and Juanita Gallagher. Providing quality interior and exterior house painting services in and around Halifax metro since 2005. They specialize in interior and exterior house painting as well as custom kitchen cabinet spraying. Contact Gallagher Paint and Paper for a Risk Free Estimate on your next painting project at (902) 800-1299.

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The Pros and Cons of Painting Your Kitchen Cabinets 

Is your kitchen starting to show some wear and tear? If you’re ready for an update, but short on budget, you might be considering painting your kitchen cabinets instead of replacing them. There are some great reasons to consider painting your cabinetry to give your kitchen a whole new look and feel. PRO: GREAT OPTION […]

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House Painting Prices for Interior Room Projects

The most popular question we get asked as Halifax painting contractors is: “How much do you charge?” or “What’s the price to paint a couple of rooms?” Our answer to home owners is always the same. “It Depends”. It depends on a variety of things how much it will cost. The biggest cost when hiring […]

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How Many Coats is enough Coats when Painting A Room?

f you hung around a paint department at the home improvement store lately, you’ve probably seen those “one coat” miracle painting products. You might be wondering if it is possible to only use one coat of paint in a space, and the answer is…maybe? One Coat Paints: Fact or Fiction? While many of these one […]

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When and When Not to Use a Primer for Interior Paint Projects?

Anyone who has planned a painting project, particularly if painting over light-colored walls, has wondered, “Do I really need primer?” The answer is probably, yes. Or maybe no! How Can You Tell If You Need Primer? If you’d like to determine whether or not you need primer before you paint your walls, you should take […]

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Patching Drywall. Tips & Tricks To Do It Right!

Drywall is easily damaged, especially if you have kids or pets — sometimes even doorknobs can cause unsightly holes in your drywall. The good news is that it is not difficult to fix damaged drywall — as long as you do it right. First, you need to determine the size of the hole you intend […]

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3 Steps to Preparing an Exterior House Painting Job

Painting your house is probably not among your favourite activities, but the process can be faster and smoother with the right preparation. To ensure the maximum life of an exterior paint job, there are a few steps that must be followed. First: A Clean Exterior A clean home exterior is vital to a good paint […]

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5 Tips for Choosing the Right Paint Colour for Small Spaces

For those who make their home in a small space, painting might seem a daunting prospect if you like colours more vibrant than white, off-white, and beige. Believe it or not, colours are a definite plus in a small space, especially if you’re smart about colour choice and where you choose to paint. Create a […]

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5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Halifax House Painter

There is a very low barrier to entry in becoming a Halifax house painter. All you need is a paint brush and some paint. Voila! You’re in business for yourself as a painting contractor. Of course there are some provincial regulations around doing business as yourself, versus having a business name, but everything else equal, […]

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Can I Still Stain my Deck in Halifax When It Gets Colder?

We often think that outdoor painting projects such as staining a deck can only be completed during the warmer months of summer, however there are actually some benefits to doing the job later in the year (e.g. early to late fall) or just after the winter (e.g. early spring). Of course you may have to […]

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The Importance of Proper Prep When Painting Your Home

When you think about painting a room in your home or staining your back deck what first comes to mind? If you’re like most people it’s the finished product. The crisp new painted walls and trim of your living room, or maybe the beautiful renewed look of your patio. What you don’t think about is […]

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