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VOC-free paints : what are the standards?

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 […]

What is lotus leaf paint?

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. […]

How to paint metal surfaces (Part 2)

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 […]

How we proceed for metal painting (Part 1)

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 […]

Aluminum sidings on houses and commercial buildings

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 […]

Remote estimates thanks to MLS files

Remote estimates thanks to MLS files You would like to have your house painted before moving in, but you don’t have the keys yet?  We have the solution. We now offer remote quotes to help our clients. You simply have […]

The final inspection of a painting job

The final inspection of a painting job Ideally, proceed to a quick inspection after the painting of each room, or of each exterior wall. If possible, it’s always better to inspect before the painter leaves the premises so that there […]