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Painting trade offices Posted on Aug 31, 2018

Fall is just around the corner and FinDecor’s team of construction painters, working mainly in Pointe-Claire, Baie-d’Urfé and in the West of Montreal, is preparing to paint numerous trade offices. Here’s how we generally proceed for this type of project. Work schedule As we know your work schedule is busy...

Painting iron sidings Posted on Aug 29, 2018

FinDecor’s team of professional painters in Montreal is often hired to paint iron walls during the hot season. Here is how we proceed to always deliver results that go beyond the expectations of our most demanding clients. The ideal temperature for painting First of all, it’s important to be aware...

Commercial painting: finding a competent team Posted on Jul 10, 2018

Are you thinking about hiring a team of painters for your store, restaurant or offices? Here are a few tips to find reliable painters. RBQ license In Quebec, construction painter companies must have a work license delivered from the Régie du bâtiment du Québec to sell painting services, on any...

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...