Feature Project

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…

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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…

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Project of the Month: Accent Walls

Renovating your office? Moving to a new office? Want the space to look chic, modern, and bigger than it actually is? Here’s some tips and tricks using accent walls and bold colours! “A bold hue is the single most transformative thing you can do to your space.” –Abigail Ahern, interior designer and author Accent Walls…

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Why Hire a Professional Painter, Anyway?

  “Oh, I can fix that myself,” you say as the paint peels off the garage door. “I’ll just pick up some brushes, rollers, trays, tray liners, paint cleaner, primer, and of course, paint. Maybe I’ll have to buy a ladder or scaffold and drop sheets, too. And I can’t forget the tape, so I…

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5 Tips For Choosing a Paint Colour That Matches

Floors, backsplash, countertops: The right paint will tie them together It’s tempting to think of the walls as ‘setting the tone’, colour-wise, for the rest of the room. But in most cases – especially in kitchens and bathrooms – there’s a lot of square footage being taken up by other flat surfaces: The floor, the…

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How to Make a Small Room Seem Bigger

  More and more people are finding that ‘affordable home’ means ‘smaller home’. But just because your home’s square footage is on the minimal side, doesn’t mean it has to look small – there are lots of ways to make small rooms look spacious. Here are our tips: Paint walls in icy blue or soft…

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What You Should Really Know About Unfinished Cabinetry

When you’re remodeling, unfinished cabinetry can seem like a great idea: You’ll end up with a more ‘custom’ look than you might have otherwise (or have otherwise been able to afford), you can see the cabinets in situ before choosing a final colour or finish, and you may be able to get them done faster than…

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9 Questions to Ask Before Hiring Someone to Paint Your House

Sure, choosing someone to paint your house doesn’t necessarily qualify as one of those Major Life Decisions that will make or break your whole future.  But whenever you’re going to have someone (or a team of people) coming in and out of your house for several days, and will then have to live with the…

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Limited Marketing Budget? Why Not Try Paint, Instead?

Commercial painting can make a big difference

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…

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