The Concept Of Open Living Space

Remember the old days when a house had rooms that were all divided by doors. There were doors of course to each bedroom, but do you remember the doors to the parlour room or a.k.a. sitting room? Back in the day those were standard in homes. Having a sitting room/parlour meant that when guests arrived …

Painting Can Be A Mood Booster

Winter in Ottawa is long and cold.  Why not consider boosting your mood with a new paint colour. Painting in the winter is a great opportunity to beat the winter blahs, improve the look of your homes interior and give that feeling of spring being around the corner an earlier arrival. Having survived the Christmas …

Paint Colour Psychology

Ever wonder why many hospitals are painted in a green or blue paint colour? It’s believed that the colour green offers a feeling of freshness like outdoor nature and the feeling of hope.  When green is used in combination with blue it offers a relaxing atmosphere.  Kind of makes it a little easier when you’re …

Light, Reflection and Paint Colour

Light,Reflection and Paint Colour LRV which is Light Reflectance Value.  It is the amount of light reflected or absorbed by the paint applied on the wall or ceiling surface. The reflection of light, whether from natural or artificial sources changes the colour of how your paint looks. Choosing colours is mostly based on how the paint …

Home Accessability and Renovations

Home Accessability and Renovations Life brings challenges and changes, and sometimes these changes require us to make renovations and improvements to our home.  This happened in our family just two years ago when my mother had a stroke. Making the necessary home accessability and renovations is one thing we could do to help mom regain a …

Consider House Painting Part of Your Christmas Decorating

Consider House Painting as part of your Christmas decorating?  Are you thinking of beautifying the home before the holidays? If you’re in need of a fresh new look before the holiday guests arrive, have you considered house painting? Its a fast and easy way is to just paint.  Well it’s the last day of November …

Paint Primer Or All In One Paint

Paint Primer or all in One What is Paint Primer  A paint primer or otherwise known as an undercoat is a prepping coat of paint that ensures best adhesion of the final paint to any surface.  It is a good foundation for expert painting results. It functions as a binder and allows the paint to dry …