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Interior Painting and Indoor Air Quality

Professional Interior Painting

Professional Interior Painting

Depending on what paint you use on the inside of your home, you could be greatly affecting the quality of the air for a long time to come. Most types of paint emit gas as they dry and during their lifetime on your walls. These gases are VOCs, or volatile organic compounds. Here are some ways that VOCs can adversely affect your health and ways that you can reduce the presence of VOCs in your home. Read More

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The Perfect Color

Paint Chips

Paint Chip Color

So much goes in to each decision that is made when it comes to the interior painting color choices for your home. Each room brings its own challenges to overcome. Here is some information about how to pick the best color for each one of your rooms. Take what you learn here to the paint store and make the right decision. Read More

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Types of Interior Paint

Tools for Painting

Types of painting supplies

When preparing to do an interior painting project, it can seem like there are too many different types of paints from which to choose. For the most part, there are really only two basic types of paint as interior paint is typically either water based or oil based. The area of the house that is being painted is one of the biggest influencing factors that determine which type of paint is best for that particular room. When considering interior painting in the kitchen, Winnipeg homeowners will want something that is durable but very easy to clean or keep clean; but for painting the living room they may want a totally different type of finish or paint as it is not as likely to become as dirty as other areas of the home. With today’s green mentality another very important consideration when preparing for house painting is the VOCs or volatile organic compounds, which are present in the paint. There are three basic paints that are used for interior painting projects. Each one has its own set of advantages and disadvantages and may be suitable for one area and not another. Read More