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HOW TO PAINT A RUSTY METAL SURFACE? Posted on Aug 14, 2017

Painting properly a metal surface Metal pieces can get rusty. This slow oxidation phenomenon touches particularly surfaces exposed outdoors and in contact with air and water, such as doors, fences, stairs, etc. Fortunately, there is a solution to protect these from rust: the use of rustproof paint. Extremely resistant and...

Tips to paint large surfaces Posted on Jul 9, 2017

To paint a large surface without leaving a mark, one needs to know a minimum of practical rules. It’s also essential to have adequate equipment. Here are a few tips on how to paint without leaving a demarcation. 1 – Choosing the right paint Making the right paint choice is...

Painting at heights — what you need to know Posted on Jun 13, 2017

What is painting at heights? We talk about painting at heights when the worksite is located over one story high (approx. 10 feet and up) and requires both elevation equipment and a greater vigilance than usual to avoid accidents. More specifically, painting at heights include: Lintel painting Cornice painting Roof...

Painting on metal: a few tips for the paint to stick! Posted on Jun 13, 2017

Increasing the adhesion of paint on metal There are different kinds of exterior metallic sidings which ask for different metal paint and techniques for the result to be not only perfect, but durable in the long-term. Types of metal sidings In Quebec, the most commons are: aluminum steel iron galvanized...

Large surface painting Posted on May 28, 2017

Large surface painting characteristics Team work Painting large commercial buildings asks for a team of several experienced painters and a very good site management. Clear communication in the team is also a key element for the project to progress well. Specialized Tools For Surface Preparation FinDecor’s painters have equipment which...

4 valued qualities for a commercial painter Posted on May 23, 2017

Qualities of a commercial painter Be it for repaints or new constructions, be it for commercial, residential, institutional or industrial buildings, mastering the various paint application techniques is both a science and an art. Being a professional painter first requires a know-how for preparing surfaces such as aluminum, wood, iron,...

Brick painting and staining: which one is better? Posted on May 14, 2017

Brick staining and brick painting comparative During the big exterior painting season, FinDecor offers brick painting and staining services. As our clients often ask us the same questions relative to these two services, we decided to answer the frequently asked questions concerning the painting and staining of bricks.   Is...

Painting a lamppost: safety first! Posted on May 7, 2017

Painting a lamppost requires some precautions in order to ensure a safe work environment and thus eliminate the risk of accident and damage. Here is how our team of certified painters succeeds in painting a lamppost safely. Health and safety training Attending Health and Safety at Work classes is mandatory...

FinDecor is hiring journeymen painters! Posted on May 7, 2017

FINDECOR IS LOOKING FOR PAINTERS! Seen the company’s constant growth, FinDecor is hiring! Applicant Requirements: Own a car with a valid license Be ready to work in the greater Montreal, (mainly in West Island and downtown Montreal) Having a CCQ’s competency certificate-journeyman (CCJ) card Have experience in exterior painting Have...

Lamppost painting: tips to make them last longer Posted on Apr 25, 2017

Lamppost painting: tips to make them last longer Because lampposts are tall and exposed to the most extreme climatic conditions throughout the year, the painting coat on a lamppost can have a very limited lifetime or loose its sheen. However, knowing a few tips could allow you to increase its...