The story of a yellow door.

Once upon a time there was a very boring white door, until someone brave decided to paint it. Are you brave enough to paint your door a bright colour? Being the lightest hue of the spectrum, the colour psychology of yellow is uplifting and illuminating, offering hope,...
Will it save me money if I do the prep work myself?

Will it save me money if I do the prep work myself?

Will it save me money if I do the repairs myself? The answer to this can be tricky. How do I tactfully explain to the homeowner that if they do the patching and repairing properly then it can definitely cut down on the time it takes to prepare the room, however, if...
The problem with white

The problem with white

  The new trend that I am seeing is a move to paint interiors white. It is a very fresh and bright colour. It is a bit more cheery than the grey that we have been painting for several years. It can make a room very fresh. However, there are a few concerns when...
Exterior Colours

Exterior Colours

When choosing a colour for your exterior painting project, it is always a good idea to keep your neighbours in mind. If your house has the same architecture of the neighbours’ house and you paint it the same colour, it will not stand out and will probably make...
Decks, Fences and Exteriors

Decks, Fences and Exteriors

It looks like the weather is improving and when that happens, we start to think about exteriors. Does your fence need a fresh coat of stain or paint? How did your deck survive the winter? Is your exterior needing some TLC? We can help with all of those areas.  Calgary...