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Painting Tricks for the Trick or Treat Season

  Is your bathroom the colour of a witch’s wart?  Does your living room look as dingy as a ghosts’ bedsheet?  If your homes’ interior makes you moan like Frankenstein, it may be time to consider a fresh coat of paint! October is the perfect month to tackle an overdue paint project, and boy, do…

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Selecting a Paint Company: Small or Large?

Painting companies come in all shapes and sizes. Whether you are drawn to a small team or a large company to tackle a painting project in your home or business, there are pros and cons to consider for both. Small Companies Pros Small paint companies may only have one or two painters on staff and…

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How to Pick the Right Interior Paint and Sheen

When you are planning a new coat of paint to your home, it is important to know what type of paint you are covering. Always check the type of current paint by testing a small area with acetone – if the paint turns soft and sticky, it is latex, however if there is no change…

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How to Pick the Right Exterior Primer

With the right coat of paint, you can make your house a home. Just remember that there’s much more to paint than choosing the colour. Exterior Jobs When picking paint for the exterior of your home you need to consider a variety of factors, chief among them: weather. Paint helps protect your home from the…

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Boost the Value of Your Property with a Simple Coat of Paint

Sprucing up your property will increase its value, but for landlords, homeowners, or property managers on a budget, painting gives you the most bang for your buck. To make the most out of your investment, you need to do more than paint, you need to choose the right colour. According to, the real estate…

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Get the Most Money for Your Property with a Fresh Coat of Paint

Real estate is hot and Guelph is currently a sellers’ market. Sellers looking to maximize their return on investment (ROI) and get top dollar for their home need to consider painting prior to listing their property. You might not feel as passionate about painting as I do, but these tips will help you get the…

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