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How to paint stucco ceilings

First you need to determine whether or not your ceiling has been painted before.  Get a stool or step ladder that will allow you to run your fingers along the ceiling.  Press firmly and move your hand across the surface.  If it hurts, its been painted before.  If it feels relatively soft and crumbs fall […]

When is it too cold to paint?

We often get people calling us in late September or early October, having put off painting their houses all summer.  They want to know if they can still get it done before the winter.  The truth is, it depends on the weather.  Most paints can be applied between 10 and 15 degrees celsius (49-59 fahrenheit) and some as low […]

Tips for Painting your Front Door

Here is a tip for painting your front door. One of the problems of course is that when you paint your front door you need to leave it open or the paint will stick to the door frame and pull the paint off as you open the door again. To avoid this, take out your […]

Painting Subdivision Homes in Durham Region Ontario

One of the things we have noticed over the years as painters in Ajax, Pickering, and Whitby, is that the original paint on many of the new homes is not lasting anywhere near as long as it should. The biggest trouble spots seem to be exterior panelling on houses by the lake, and railings that […]