The Cats During Painting And Renovations

The cat welcomed the painters during the renovations

Contractors need to be mindful of cats during Painting and renovations. Interior projects such as painting can be very difficult and disruptive to the family routine. It can be even more stressful for your pets, especially for cats. Cats are curious and can often get themselves into trouble for being just that. It’s a good idea to discuss your pets and any concerns you might have with the contractor before any painting starts. Karon is the … Read more

Gymnasium Painters

School Gymnasium Painters

The School Gymnasium needs maintenance and painting. It’s predictable, year after year. School is out for the summer and regular and maintenance is on the agenda for the summer. When the school is closed, one of the biggest tasks commercial painters face, is painting as much as possible with September just around the corner. Schools are usually crowded spaces of “active” learning. As a result surfaces take a beating daily from “enthusiastic” students. Especially school … Read more

Painting Building Interiors

Interior commercial painting in Markham building

Painting the interior of a commercial building is a major undertaking for property managers or facility operators. When the building is empty the project is much easier to execute. There are no tenants to work around and nobody gets inconvenienced. In an empty or new building the challenges are all about production. The general contractor expects good production, and a reliable painting crew. Cooperation with the other trades and flexible scheduling is the expectation here. Painting … Read more

Mississauga Commercial Painting

Commercial painting in Mississauga building

Ecopainting provides commercial painting in Mississauga. Centrally located, we are not far from a number of local landmarks such as Square One and the Mississauga Civic Centre. Our plan is to be known as the area’s most trusted contractor. Is Mississauga a good place to grow a Painting Company? Many areas in the GTA are experiencing growth and have a strong business sector. The growth in this area is phenomenal and a painting contractor will do … Read more

Greenwashing & Paint

The real eco-friendly companies

If you purchased paint recently, you most likely came across the term known as VOC. It stands for Volatile Organic Compounds. During the painting process these are the chemicals being released into the air. They are harmful to both the atmosphere and our indoor air quality. Most manufacturers claim that their own products have less of them, or zero VOC content. Painting contractors added this new term to the trade lingo as the new trade buzzword in blogs and sales meetings. … Read more

Washing The Rollers Or Not

Washing rollers or not

There has been some discussion lately, whether to wash paint rollers or throw them out after a paint job. Being an eco-friendly painting company, we deal with this question often. But simply comparing the environmental impact of paint water waste, versus solid waste of a dried up roller is not an accurate comparison. As a painting contractor, we need to replace every thrown out roller with a new one. What is really the ecological footprint created … Read more

How Often To Paint The Interior

How often should you paint your home interior

How often should you paint the interior of your house? The answer to this question depends on many factors and very often these factors are décor based. If the colours look dated, or if you are a new resident and the colours are not your favourite, the home will get painted sooner or later. However this blog is not meant to be about decorating and I will try to stay away from that. Also this … Read more

Interior Painting How-To’s

DIY for Absolute Beginners

A lot has been said about painting, colours, right tools to use, the best season and so on. However, nothing can be handier than a guide that lists everything down in the simplest possible manner. DIY enthusiasts often complain about not the lack of information available to them but the excess of it. With painting suggestions pouring in from left, right and center – it can be easy to get lost. In this guide, Ecopainting, … Read more