1912, 2018

How to Deal with Stubborn Wallpaper

December 19th, 2018|

When renovating or redecorating your home, there are few things more annoying or time-consuming than dealing with old wallpaper that just doesn’t want to come off. If you’re struggling to remove your wallpaper and you’re worried about damaging the wall underneath, here are a few ways [...]

711, 2018

5 Reasons to Go with Epoxy Flooring

November 7th, 2018|

Many homeowners think that their only options for flooring are tile, hardwood, and laminate. But there’s another kind of flooring that is economical, attractive, and customizable: epoxy flooring. What is Epoxy Flooring? Epoxy flooring is a smooth, shiny resin that is applied over concrete to give [...]

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Tired of Your Outdated Fireplace?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 So, if you’re stuck with an outdated fireplace, you may hit a roadblock if you aren’t sure how to fix the limestone or red [...]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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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