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Heatwave : how to avoid blistering and peeling? Posted on Jun 26, 2018

As the meteorologists are announcing a heatwave for the next few days, we thought giving you a few tips in order to avoid problems caused by heat in your painting projects. Why is my paint making blisters? Paint bubble formation, a phenomenon called « blistering », is caused by excessive...

Logo painting : it takes a specialist! Posted on Jun 19, 2018

Logo and company signs painting is a specialization that only a few commercial painters offer. But logos and company signs are made of the same materials as the exterior sidings. Thus, they can be painted without any problem. Here are the steps to follow. Gather all the necessary material The...

Why does exterior paint peel? Posted on Jun 12, 2018

We have all seen it, on one building or another: sometimes paint peels. The paint coat can form blisters, cracks, or it could detach easily when you pass your finger. But how to avoid such an unfortunate consequence? Well, we first need to understand the possible causes. Inadequate Surface Preparation...

A thunder wall… made of stucco! Posted on May 31, 2018

Recently, a client, let’s call him Robert, called us for a problem with a stucco wall on his home. We went on-site in order to evaluate the problem and give a free estimate for the stucco wall reparation. The Problem The wall in question was part of his bedroom. Robert...

Safety rules for painting at heights Posted on May 22, 2018

What are the recommended standards to paint at heights without any danger? As you know, exterior painting projects require a great deal of vigilance, caution and the application of strict rules in order to be done in a safe manner. Here are the main standards to follow to ensure a...

Window walls, you can paint them! Posted on May 12, 2018

What is a window wall or curtain wall? Window walls, commonly called curtain wall, is an exterior wall made of lines of windows and which is not loadbearing. Building with a curtain wall are very numerous in downtown Montreal, mostly for commercial buildings such as office towers and housing towers....

Cornice painting : an art! Posted on Apr 28, 2018

Your building’s cornices need repainting? If you feel the need to change the color or to simply make them nicer by improving the gloss, repainting cornices is possible. However, this procedure requires a great expertise. First of all, we have to identify the kind of substrate on which we desire...

When does exterior painting start? Posted on Apr 20, 2018

People often ask us when it’s possible to start exterior painting jobs. Actually, given the very unstable weather we have here in Quebec, we can’t determine in advance a precise date on which exterior painting can be done without worrying. The real question is at what temperature we can paint....

Interior painting - thinking about painting yourself? Don’t forget this! Posted on Nov 18, 2017

Are you thinking about painting your condo, residential, or commercial building yourself? Here are a few helpful tips to get a result as good as the one of an experienced house painter. Preparing the rooms before painting First of all, painting your room efficiently asks for an adequate preparation. Start...

5 excellent reasons to refresh the paint at the office Posted on Oct 7, 2017

Your work offices need to be refreshed, but you hesitate to spend money for your company’s building? Here are five good reasons you should repaint your company’s office. A maintained work environment has a positive impact on our mood Indeed, a nice work environment will have a positive impact on...