Quality of paint and why you should upgrade

Quality of paint and why you should upgrade

The Pink Painter offers several different options of quality of paint in our quotes to meet the needs of our customers. Why would we do that you ask? It is because there is a significant difference in paint quality and the cost that is associated with it.  All...

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...
How to store your paint

How to store your paint

Did you know that paint can freeze? Once frozen, it is damaged and shouldn’t be used again. In the cold weather that we are experiencing, the paint kept in your garage is most likely garbage now. If you store the paint underneath your stairs on the concrete...
The problem with white

What colour is in and what is going out?

What colour is coming in and what colour is out? I get asked this all the time. I, personally, think this is only important if you are selling your home. You should pick a colour that you love if you are going to be living in the home for a long time. Who cares if you...
De-cluttering can make a room look larger

De-cluttering can make a room look larger

 When you de-clutter, you not only make the room feel bigger because there are less things in the room, you make the room feel restful. There is less to look at, less to think about, less to do (ie.laundry piles). This calms the mind and the spirit. I highly recommend...
Three is a magic number

Three is a magic number

The power of three or uneven numbers are a big part of interior decorating. It is a good rule of thumb to repeat a colour at least three times in a room in order to make it stand out. For example, in the picture, the red is repeated at least three times and the yellow...