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Nursery Design Trends for Boys

Nursery Design for BoysIt seems like when you read nursery articles these days, it’s all about girl’s rooms, what colors to paint the walls, what designs to use, etc.  If you’re having a boy and you want help with colors and designs, THIS is the article to read, not all those other ones because this is all about nursery design trends for boys, and I have included everything from the top color trends, to designs, and everything in between.  You can use the following ideas below for some inspiration in order to help you create an amazing, stylish, and calming place for your baby to play, eat and of course sleep.  Enjoy! Read More

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Painting a Boys Room

Boys Room Painting

Younger boys’ room

The old tradition of blue for boys and pink for girls is fading away, and families now choose amongst many more creative uses of colors and patterns in children’s rooms. While this opens up many new possibilities, it can also be daunting to find just the right style for your room. If you’re thinking about redoing your child’s room, or if you’re welcoming a new addition to your family, read on to find out how to update your Winnipeg home’s interior to fit your young (or older) boy. Read More

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Painting a Nursery

Girl's Nursery Painting

Colorful girl’s nursery room

Every family is filled with anticipation and excitement at the thought of welcoming home a new baby. You’ve probably spent a lot of time in the past few months preparing for the arrival of your child, and it can be an overwhelming as well as exciting experience! Part of the preparation work certainly involves creating a beautiful and inviting nursery for your baby, where he can eat, sleep, and grow safely and happily. Toward this goal, there are many considerations to keep in mind. Style, safety, and functionality are all important elements of a nursery as you and your child will spend much of your time within the nursery. Whether you consult with a Winnipeg interior painting contractor or strike out on your own, with some careful planning, you can create a beautiful nursery for your new baby! Read More

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How Long Does Interior Painting Last?

Professional Interior Painting

Professional Interior Painting

There can be many factors which determine how long interior paint will last. As a general rule, a good quality job completed by a professional interior painting contractor in Winnipeg should be expected to last between 7 and 10 years. But there are several different factors which can affect the longevity of paints and cause them to lose their luster. Read More

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How to Choose a House Painter

Man Painting a house

House Painter

It can be a difficult task to hire a house painting contractor for either interior or exterior painting projects. There are many benefits for choosing a professional rather than doing it yourself and these can be very much worth the hassle of trying to locate a reputable contractor who will do the job right the first time. Once the project has been completed the homeowner will be very pleased to see how big a difference a professional painter’s skills and knowledge make in the final product. Here are a few things to consider when hiring a house painting professional from Winnipeg. Read More

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Tips for Exterior Painting

Exterior home remodel prep

Prepping a home for painting

The rewards are great for doing your own exterior painting but that does not mean that it is by any means an easy task. A Winnipeg homeowner can save literally thousands of dollars, extend the life of their house and even increase the value of the home simply by finishing an exterior painting project. It’s a relatively quick way to make the home look new all over again. House painting is not an inexpensive project, but it can be substantially less expensive than hiring a professional. It will also take many hours of careful consideration and hard work to ensure that the job is done right. Here are some tips for exterior painting projects. Read More

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Top Living Room Paint Colors

Orange paint

Living Room Painted Orange

The living room may be one of the most versatile rooms in the home as it can serve many functions depending on the homeowner’s personal preferences. It may be the hub of activity and filled with people who desire to socialize, or it might be a quiet sanctuary in which books are read. It might be the entertainment area containing gaming consoles, DVD players and the television set. Determining the décor will largely be decided by the room’s basic function. Interior painting can be the easiest way to create the mood and atmosphere that is desired in this family oriented room. Trends in residential painting change with the seasons and there are presently some very popular colors that seem to be showing up everywhere. Which one works for your particular living room will be determined by the function and purpose of the room as well as the atmosphere you want to set. Here are some of the most popular paint colors that painting contractors in Winnipeg are being asked to use for today’s living Read More

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Top Bedroom Paint Colors

Bedroom paint

Dark Blue Bedroom

Choosing the right colors for interior painting in bedrooms can be a very difficult task. On one hand you want to create a relaxing atmosphere so that it is calming after a long day’s work. This helps foster a good night’s sleep. But at the same time the area is typically used in the morning when preparing to get ready for the day when you really need a burst of energy to get going. It is possible to choose the right balance of colors to set the mood in this very important room. There are several trending colors being used in residential painting projects this year that can help homeowners create the desired mood for this room. Read More

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Top Kitchen Paint Colors

Kitchen paint trends

Green Kitchen

Of all the residential painting projects homeowners probably dread  kitchen painting the most. Perhaps it is because it can be very disruptive to put the daily kitchen chores on hold for the painting project. This is of course because the kitchen is an essential part of our everyday lives and as a general rule is the hub of activity for the modern home. Just like other rooms in the house, choosing the color you want to use before calling the painting contractor is a very important task. The kitchen is perhaps one of the rooms that is more sensitive when it comes to color because it’s an important part of fostering both an atmosphere which is conducive to consuming food as well as one which fosters social activities. There are several popular colors which can achieve both of these goals. Read More

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Interior Paint Color Trends

Interior painting

Interior Paint Project

Trends in interior paint colors come and go much like what is seen in the fashion world. For a few years we will witness certain colors being used for various residential painting projects and eventually those will slowly disappear and be replaced with new “favorites.” Over the last few years interior design has seen color schemes change from deeper earth tones to bolder brighter colors and then make a transition on to the black and white of the minimalist décor. But in the last year or so we’ve seen interior residential painting start shifting back to softer colors which are more closely related to pastels. Since the latest trends have given us new neutrals to work with, softer colors go well with today’s interior design without having to make too many drastic changes. Here are some of the more popular colors used for interior painting in today’s home. Read More