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Transforming a Century Home with Paint

If you’re looking to transform your century home, here are some key questions you should ask yourself as well as important tips to keep in mind.

Refinishing Board and Batten

Find how out we completed a massive board and batten exterior project in three weeks.

Exterior Paint Job Ideas for Home and Business Owners

Learn how to freshen up the look of your home or business with an external paint job this season.

Applying Exterior Paint to a Victorian Home

The process of applying paint to the exterior of a Victorian home is a very complicated and delicate job. It takes the combined efforts of many professionals to ensure it’s completed correctly. Here is the story of one such project and the steps involved to complete it. Step 1: Realizing that this project is far…

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Top Five Paint Transformations for Your Home

Switching up an existing paint colour, or adding a new one, is a great way to transform and modernize any space. Whether it’s the interior or exterior of your home, try utilizing any one of these ideas, or use a few of them, for an even bigger transformation that won’t put you over budget. Kitchen…

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The Environmentally Sustainable Paint Products We Love

Whether you’re in your home, workplace, or school, you want to know that you’re surrounded by safe, environmentally sustainable products. In Guelph we’re quite fortunate to live in a community where environmental issues are top of mind. At Refined Painting we focus on what matters to our community, which means that environmentally conscious choices are…

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Top Colours for 2018

Every year, top paint manufacturers predict the hot colour trends in paint and design that will influence the upcoming season, and 2018 is no different. There are spectacular palettes on the horizon this year, ranging from natural and sophisticated to vibrant and complex.  Check out the following colour choices forecasted for this year by four…

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Paint Industry Experts to Follow in the New Year

If, like us, you’re interested in staying on top of the paint, construction and design industry for news and inspiration, then check out these industry leaders. They’ve hit the nail on the head when it comes to sharing great ideas and relevant industry news on social media!  These experts are ones to watch and follow…

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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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