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910, 2018

Tired of Your Outdated Fireplace? Here Are Your Options

October 9th, 2018|

Redecorating your living room is always a good idea to improve your house’s saleability and to bring it into the modern era. So, if you’re stuck with an outdated fireplace, you may hit a roadblock if you aren’t sure how to fix the limestone or red [...]

709, 2018

The Fastest Ways to Damage Your Indoor Walls and How to Avoid Them

September 7th, 2018|

For what they give us in return, our walls don’t ask for much. But all too often, we forget to take care of them. Wall damage doesn’t start with a bang, but rather a single hairline crack or a small increase in humidity. Proper wall maintenance [...]

608, 2018

You Know You Watch Too Many Home Improvement Shows When…

August 6th, 2018|

Television networks like HGTV and DIY make home and garden renovations look fun, exciting, and completely doable...which is excellent! But they also make renovating and decorating look so much easier than they actually are. Without intending to, HGTV has turned an entire population of people into [...]

3006, 2018

How to Wash Your Walls Without Damaging the Paint

June 30th, 2018|

Our walls go through normal wear and tear, more so if you live in a house with children, pets, or clumsy occupants. It’s normal to find spots, stains, or dirt on your walls in high traffic hairs, like doorways and near sinks appliances. Washing your walls [...]

3105, 2018

Interior Paint Maintenance Tips

May 31st, 2018|

Your walls are the canvas of your home, and, unfortunately, they sometimes show just how lively things can be. Taking care of your painted walls extends their lifetime and keeps your home’s interior looking fresh and put together. Ottawa-Gatineau Painting recommends repainting your walls every three [...]

3004, 2018

Painting vs. Wallpapering: Which One Should You Choose?

April 30th, 2018|

It’s no secret that wallpaper has made a comeback. It’s no longer synonymous with old-fashioned Victorian florals or busy kitchen patterns. Bold, colourful, and modern, wallpaper has undoubtedly become a preferred option for some home remodels. However, that’s not to say that paint has fallen out [...]

2903, 2018

Should I Paint Before or After I Move?

March 29th, 2018|

Moving can be a complicated, stressful, and time-consuming project. New homeowners often forgot about an important part of the moving process: painting. For many, deciding whether to paint before or after a household move is a difficult decision. Here are some advantages of each: Painting Before [...]

1403, 2018

How Different Colours Affect Your Mood

March 14th, 2018|

Did you know that the colour of a room can change your mood? Some colours make you feel warm and cozy while others can feel oppressive, cold, and unpleasant. Although everyone sees colours differently, there are certain shades that have proven to transform mood universally. Here [...]

1209, 2017

Make Your Home More Energy Efficient—with Paint

September 12th, 2017|

At Ottawa Gatineau Painting, we know you value the environment just as much as we do. That is why we only use biodegradable cleaning supplies for our power washing services. And we don’t stop there! Did you know that the colours you choose for your home [...]

308, 2017

Why You Should Always Invest in High Quality Paint

August 3rd, 2017|

Most homeowners are budget-conscious, and when planning a home renovation it’s important to cut down your costs as much as possible. You may be tempted, for example, to choose the cheapest paint possible for a home repainting project. Choosing the cheapest paint may save you a [...]

307, 2017

The Best Exterior Paint Finishes for Your Home

July 3rd, 2017|

As important as paint colour is the finish of your paint, especially for the exterior of you property. An exterior paint job can change the look of your home drastically and even raise property value by increasing your curb appeal, so it’s important to choose your [...]