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exterior paintingDespite the fact that we’ve all been exposed to so many different colours since childhood, we sometimes still have trouble deciding on just the right one for the various items and structures around us very day. When you were in grade school, did it really matter that the dog in your colouring book was blue and the grass was orange? You let your imagination run free and enjoyed the result.

Not to suggest that when it comes to picking hues for your home’s vinyl siding and accompanying trim, you should just shut your eyes and arbitrarily spin the colour wheel.

The funny thing about colour, though, is that being compelled to select the “right” one seems to intimidate us, when there really isn’t anything to be scared of. Take a lesson from the child in you; loosen up your outlook and don’t be afraid to get somewhat experimental. We’ve all seen some truly unusual colour combinations that have strayed well outside the box and look awesome.

Exterior Painting Colours: Getting Started

The first thing to consider is the current colour scheme of your home. If you love it, then you can simply replicate it or go with something very Continue Reading…

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It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that performing exterior painting in a downpour is not a good plan for success. Even those damp days when drizzle is light but the air feels moist aren’t the best conditions. Jokes abound about Vancouver and perpetual rain, but those of us who live in the area know that there are definitely dry windows of opportunity for the outdoor tasks that need doing.

Exterior painting is no exception. Getting a complete paint job done by professionals at regular intervals is recommended to keep your home, store, office building or warehouse appealing and inviting and the “uglies” away.

Why Exterior Painting in Warmer, Dryer Times?

Painting in damper conditions can result in an uneven coat and faulty drying, plain and simple.

But it’s not just moisture. Exterior painting done in cooler weather means that paint will not only be slow to dry, but Continue Reading…

home interior paintingWhen it comes to home interior painting, no job is too small for a professional painter. Whatever you need done, an efficient and organized professional painter can always make it happen.

If the scope of your painting project is relatively small, such as freshening up the walls in your guest bathroom or walk-in closet, for example, most experienced home painters will be skilled at assessing the time frame and materials required for the job, as well as the cost estimate, through a straightforward, over the phone consultation.

Small Jobs May Eliminate On-Site Assessment Time

The pros are pros for a reason. They know just what questions to ask and can zoom in on the particulars without wasting your time. Your basic description of the room and its size can eliminate the need for and cost of an on-site Continue Reading…

House Painting with Feng ShuiA lot of people have come to believe in the Feng Shui system, which can be incorporated into practically everything that a person does: how money is spent, who to have business transactions with, how room décor is arranged; and even the choice of colours for painting your house.

Feng Shui is centered around the belief that your actions must be in harmony with the forces of nature to invite positive energy. This idea can be incorporated into the construction of a house from the ground up, and most certainly for selecting colours when painting a house. Many famous and successful people have ascribed to the principles of Feng Shui over the years, including Donald Trump, Bill Gates and Oprah Winfrey. So hey… who knows? If you’re curious, read on!

Feng Shui Colour Tips:

When you’re thinking about turning your luck around, consider these basic tips in painting a house in accordance with Feng Shui practices: Continue Reading…

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