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Tips for Hiring the Best Painter

For years, you’ve dreamt of painting your dining room a dark crimson colour, or maybe a deep indigo blue. Now, you finally have the time to do it. But who should you hire? Finding a painting contractor who can turn your vision into reality is an important step of the process. Here are a few.. lire la suite →

Signs You Need an Exterior Paint Job

If your house is looking a little shabby, but you can’t quite figure out why, your paint job might be the issue. Often, fading or disintegrating paint jobs can contribute to an overall scruffy looking property. Nothing revamps your home like a brand new paint job. Here are a few signs it may be time.. lire la suite →

Make Your Home More Energy Efficient—with Paint

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 can affect your energy efficiency? A change in tone.. lire la suite →

How One Wall Can Change a Room

Sprucing up one room, or your entire home, with a new coat of paint can make all the difference.  But choosing one cohesive colour scheme for the various living spaces (not to mention conflicting tastes if there is a teenager in the house) can make the adventure seem more like an ordeal.  If you’ve already.. lire la suite →

The Benefits of Power Washing

Nothing sets your home or business apart quite like a gleaming exterior, and this includes the curb out front or the deck as the case may be. However, wood and concrete are some of the most difficult surfaces to properly clean because of their numerous natural nooks and crannies. You could spend the last glorious.. lire la suite →

Why You Should Always Invest in High Quality Paint

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 dollar, but the damage it can do to your.. lire la suite →

The Importance of Priming Before You Paint

Is it really necessary to prime the walls of your home before you apply fresh coat of paint? Priming may just seem like an extra step, and if you’re in a hurry to paint your home you may be tempted to skip the primer entirely. Priming your walls before you paint them, however, is essential.. lire la suite →

The Best Exterior Paint Finishes for Your Home

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 paint colour and finish wisely. Here is some more.. lire la suite →

Common Causes of Paint Damage

Over time, you may notice the paint job in your home starting to peel, bubble or crack. Paint damage is normal with regular wear and tear, especially if the paint job was done unprofessionally. Here are a few common causes of paint damage so you can identify them on your walls. Paint Bubbling and Blistering.. lire la suite →

How Often Does Your Home Need a New Paint Job?

Homeowners often disagree about how frequently residential homes need to be repainted. The real answer is that there is no set time when a house should be repainted. There are various factors you should be aware of as a home owner that indicate that maybe it’s time for a fresh coat of paint. Here are.. lire la suite →