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How to Paint Exterior Brick

Paint Exterior BrickBrick homes, albeit nice for design, are also notoriously known for being a pain when it comes to painting them.  Some people would rather just leave well enough alone, but let’s be honest, brick is like any other surface material, after a few years it sort of requires an update.  If you have a brick home and you are wanting to paint it, you might be hearing all sorts of horror stories about how difficult this will be, and while that’s technically true, if you have the right tools, know-how and knowledge (which you hopefully find in this article!) you can easily and efficiently paint your brick house without all the unneeded headaches that CAN come with this project.  Below you will find exact steps you need to take to paint brick, what you will need to paint, as well as some tips and tricks along the way. Read More

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How to Paint Wood Windows

Wood WindowsPainting windows can be an easy project, if you know what you’re doing.  Since this is pretty easy, you probably won’t need a house painter in Winnipeg, but hey people hire service men and women for all sorts of reasons, not just because they don’t know how to do something.  If you lack time, for instance, hire someone to do this for you.  Below, we will be going over two different styles of windows and how to paint them, as well as a special section on how to open a painted shut window, also very easy to do; you just need to have the right tools to do it. Read More

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What are The Shades of Orange?

OrangeOrange is the hotshot of 2014. From fashion to Hollywood to house painting and more, orange is back and it’s not going away anytime soon. Not since the 1970s has orange been so popular, and its popularity is only growing. But today’s oranges … well, they’re not like those oranges of yesterday. They’re definitely more pleasing to look at. They’re vivacious and vibrant. They’re soft and subdued. Today’s variations on the color orange can be anything you want them to be, and that’s why orange is the color to beat in 2014 and into 2015. If you’re planning an interior or exterior house painting project this year in your Winnipeg home, think orange, for something new, something fun, and something that can transform your home from boring to brilliant. Read More

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Which Home Remodeling Projects Offer The Best Return on Investment?

weather-strippingFor homeowners, especially those that are planning to sell a home or increase the value, getting a return on their investment is the goal. Some improvements do not do much for the value of a home but do add to the overall appeal. This is important to remember. As an average, solely speaking in those terms, the return on investment ranges from 50 – 75 percent, but does vary per project.

Spruce up the Curb Appeal

When talking curb appeal, this is what passersby see as they drive past your home. It is what potential home buyers see as they pull into the driveway. Curb appeal is the first impression of the home, and it must be a good one. Read More

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How to Make Your Home Look Younger

Small Room Painting

Natural colors on a home

The debate around injecting medical grade plastic into people to make them look younger is still continuing. Luckily, making your house appear years younger requires (generally) far less investment and does not require you to go through a period of being bandaged up. Updating your home’s exterior can be a great way to up its curb appeal and resale value, but it can also be meaningful for those not planning to sell. Re-beautifying your property makes you look at the familiar in a new light and reminds you of what you love about the place you call home. Read on for tips on how you can renew your Winnipeg home using exterior painting. 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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New Fall Wardrobe

A change of color to suit the client.

 

Project Before Exterior Painting

House Before Painting

 

Project After Exterior Painting

Project After Painting