Who Says Houses Can’t Get a Face-Lift?
Obviously, we cannot put Botox in your home to make it look younger, but we have a few tricks under our sleeves to make the façade of your house look fresh. Your home’s exterior gives the first impression of your residence, so it’s crucial to make sure it’s both inviting and stylish. One way to…Read More
The best of both worlds; a minimalist exterior with a contemporary interior This exterior combination of black and stone will never go out of style. It’s minimalist yet still shows personality. The stonework, center staircase and surrounding greenery are accentuated by the black accents. Sherwin Williams’ Tricorn Black is the perfect dark hue to add…Read More
Welcome to Exterior Season ☼
“The colour you paint your home’s exterior can make or break people’s perception of your house.” – Erika Woelfel, director of colour marketing for Behr Paints First impressions are everything and as the weather gets hotter, the requests for exterior painting start pouring in. Beat the rush and be one of the first projects…Read More
Spring Feature | The Kingsway
Location: The Kingsway, Etobicoke, ONDescription: Complete Renovation with Interior & Exterior Painting, Wallpapering With spring finally here, we thought what better way to showcase our featured project than this eclectically inspired, charming home situated in The Kingsway area of Etobicoke, Ontario. The bright & sparingly colourful contemporary design, artistically crafted custom millwork and warm…Read More
ASK THE PAINTER: Can I Paint Vinyl Siding?
We really hate the colour of our vinyl siding, but it’s still in good shape and it seems a shame to replace it. Can we paint it? The short answer is: Yes, you can usually paint vinyl siding. The longer answer is: But there are some caveats. Proper preparation is crucial The key to successfully…Read More
The ROI Of Painting Your Home – Before You Move
So you’ve decided to move. Great – it’s time to paint your house! I know it seems counter-intuitive to start making improvements on a house you’re hoping to leave in the near future, but the truth is that a small investment in paint could deliver a great ROI when you sell – especially if…Read More
Creative Commercial Exteriors – Using Paint!
Turn a boring building into an eye-catching marketing statement Last month, we talked about how a creatively-painted shop exterior can help get customers in the door, especially when you’ve got a limited marketing budget. But creative paint jobs aren’t just for retail shops, or cute little boutiques that need to stand out on a crowded…Read More
Limited Marketing Budget? Why Not Try Paint, Instead?
The better your storefront looks, the more likely people are to open the door We all know it happens: When business is slow, or uncertain, the first thing to go is the marketing budget – when in fact getting more customers is crucial to improving the business. But maybe you don’t need to spend a…Read More
Getting Creative With Exterior Paints
How to get a unique – but not crazy – exterior look It’s happened to all of us: You walk down a street where there are lots of good-looking houses, and then all of a sudden you see one that just seems to stand out from the rest. It’s the same age and a similar…Read More
You Really Can Judge a Store by its Colour
The other day a friend admired a new pair of shoes I was wearing. I told her I’d gotten them from a small shoe store around the corner. “Really?” she said, surprised. “But their whole storefront is painted orange and green – it makes my eyes hurt. I figured they only sold cheap, flashy clothes…Read More