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When can we paint outside? Posted on Apr 21, 2015

At what temperature can we paint outside?   There has been research and development in the paint industry and there are now on the market some kinds of paint that may be applied on temperatures as low as 2 degrees Celsius! That’s right, no more waiting for the 10 degrees...

Choosing carefully the paint colors before painting your home or office Posted on Apr 14, 2015

Home Painting Contractors Montreal   Several researches show that each color has an impact on the mood of persons that are exposed to it for a certain amount of time. Indeed, colors influence our energy levels, which has a direct effect on our mental state and emotions.</a> Thus, one can...

How to find the best paint colors for a building? Posted on Apr 9, 2015

To choose your paint colors, you have various options. Choosing your paint colors by yourself with free tools   Even though you could hire a professional decorator for selecting the new paint colors for your property, you can also use free tolls available online. It’s a good option to reduce...

What painting services are guaranteed? Posted on Apr 2, 2015

FinDecor warrantees   Guarantees offered at FinDecor are the best guarantees of the industry. As this company always uses the best products available on the market, it can ensure the durability and efficiency of the various paints it uses. Moreover, as this team of professional painters has almost 20 years...

Masonry painting and dyeing myths Posted on Mar 25, 2015

Masonry painting and dyeing myths What is masonry? We call masonry the walls made of bricks, mortar, lime, concrete, stucco or aggregate. Contrary to the popular opinion, masonry can be painted. In fact, we used to oil paint brick walls and when doing this, the walls kept moisture inside them....

VOC-free paints : what are the standards? Posted on Mar 25, 2015

VOC-free paints : what are the standards? In 2009, the federal government imposed standards to the paint manufacturers to help reduce our national greenhouse gas emissions. Indeed, non-ecological paints contain volatile organic compounds (VOC) that evaporate, thus increasing the atmospheric pollution which created smog. VOCs have been identified as a...

What is lotus leaf paint? Posted on Mar 6, 2015

What is lotus leaf paint? In 2012, paint manufacturer Sto Corp launched a paint that uses a new technology. It’s is fact an hydrophobic paint, that imitates the microstructure of lotus leaves once it has been spread on a surface. When water falls on the painted surface, it can’t stick...

How to paint metal surfaces (Part 2) Posted on Mar 6, 2015

How to paint metal surfaces (Part 2) Galvanized metal painting Galvanized metal is an alloy created to replace wrought iron. This solution does not rust, a priori. In reality, all materials do get corroded over time. Iron oxidizes and becomes brown, aluminum get corroded by acid with time, wood rots,...

How we proceed for metal painting (Part 1) Posted on Mar 6, 2015

How we proceed for metal painting Before painting a metal, it’s important to identify properly the kind of metal and its condition in order to choose the appropriate products and painting techniques. In short, here is how our professional painters proceed for the different kinds of metal sidings: aluminum sheets,...

Aluminum sidings on houses and commercial buildings Posted on Mar 5, 2015

Aluminum sidings on houses and commercial buildings It’s frequent to see aluminum sidings on houses and commercial buildings. Sometimes, the aluminum sheets are so old that a kind of chalk powder leaks due to a faulty electrostatic paint. This phenomenon might be explained by a bad paint batch, or also...