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How Long Does it Take a Professional House Painter to Complete a Room?

A common question for professional painting contractors is how long a particular job will take. As one might expect, the answer to that question is: it depends! There is a wide variety of homes out there — various sizes, shapes, and design concepts. Some homes have significant wall and trim damage that requires repair prior […]

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Feature Walls – How to Choose a Colour and Paint it Properly

If you’re looking for a way to jazz up a room with a pop of colour, but aren’t prepared to do all four walls, your surefire solution is the feature wall. A feature wall lets you have all the fun and pizazz of great colour in a space, without committing to an entire room in […]

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Understanding Volatile Organic Compounds and Low VOC Paint

As more and more people decide it is time to “go green,” there is ever-greater interest in environmentally-friendly paints in the home. No one wants to have harmful chemicals wafting through the air in their home, which is why low VOC paint is a great option. VOC stands for volatile organic compounds, which are nasty […]

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Painting Your Wooden Windows: How often and what to use?

Chances are, if you have wooden windows, you have a home with character and individuality that you want to maintain. Properly caring for your windows will ensure a long, attractive life. Read on to find out more about the right ways to maintain your wooden windows. BASICS OF WOODEN WINDOWS Exterior wooden windows must be […]

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Painting Your Bathroom? – What Type of Paint Should You Use?

If you’re painting a bathroom for the first time, you might wonder if there is special paint used in the bathroom — a place where moisture is just part of the daily grind. Some will say “bathroom paint” is unnecessary, and others will argue the contrary. Let’s take a dive into the subject and figure […]

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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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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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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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