Category: Painting

When & How To Paint Your House Exterior

There’s something about a new season that calls for change. Whether that’s switching up the decor in your house or a new haircut, there’s no denying change is good. If you’re looking to make a big change to your home, why not give it a new coat of paint? We’ve...

/ April 21, 2017
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HomeStars Photo of the Day

Take a look at this full condo transformation! It’s amazing what a new coat of paint can do for a home. Durham360Painting painted every room in this condo to give it a cool and sleek downtown vibe. We love the choice of different greys throughout. Great job! See the full review here....

/ March 29, 2017
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Door Colours And Their Meaning

Colour is a powerful visual tool for expressing a wide range of emotions and impressions. As such, the colour and design of your front door deserves careful consideration. If you’ve been thinking of painting your front door, here’s the meaning of different coloured doors, and what the colour might project about your personality....

/ March 27, 2017
Exterior House Painting

HomeStars Photo of the Day

New Hues Painting took on the task of giving this home a complete colour make-over, painting the entire exterior of the house in less than a week! They also stained the deck by hand. In the words of this lucky homeowner, “The results are spectacular.” We can’t help but agree! To...

/ March 6, 2017
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2017 Powder Room Trends

The powder room is the perfect little space to express your inner designer; let loose on that crazy wallpaper or tile that you’ve been wanting to try out. Go for that mirrored vanity, hang that art deco mirror. This public room will be seen and used by guests, so ramp up the...

/ February 7, 2017
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HomeStars $500 Contest Winner Announced!

If you follow us on Twitter, then you saw that back in October we partnered with Vancouver Is Awesome to give one lucky person $500 towards a home project of their choice. $500 can go a long way, especially when you consider some of our smaller project categories like appliance...

/ December 5, 2016
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Real-Life Homeowner Projects Involving Paint, Walls, Ceilings, Mouldings and Cupboards

Adding a fresh coat of paint to your walls or kitchen cupboards is often the least expensive and most impactful change you can make to the rooms of your home. Check out the projects found below undertaken by other Canadian homeowners for more information on cost and workmanship. Hamilton Location –...

/ September 20, 2016
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Fall Colour Report – How to Incorporate in Your Home this Season

Whether you’re looking to change things up this season or wondering how to decorate with the latest fall colour trends, we’ve got suggestions for the colour brave and those who are still flirting with the idea of change. Pantone is the leading authority when it comes to seasonal colour changes....

/ September 18, 2016
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Popcorn Ceiling Removal

It’s official – smooth is all the rage. Gone are the old popcorn ceilings (and horror of horrors – walls!!) of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, to everyone’s eternal gratitude. Originally a spray-on or paint-on ceiling treatment used from the late 1950s into the 1980s, ceiling stucco was the standard for many bedroom...

/ September 2, 2016
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Hiring a Painter? Use Our Checklist to Help You Sort Through the Details

The first thought most people have after moving into a new place is something along the lines of “A fresh coat of paint will really brighten this place up!” or “Sure the master bedroom is small, but that’s nothing a new paint job can’t handle!” or even, “One or two...

/ August 15, 2016