Paint Ideas For Small Bathrooms

Bright colour for small bathroom.

Small bathrooms can be a pain to deal with. If you as a homeowner are planning a residential painting project, optimizing the use of existing space is probably one of your major concerns. A home can certainly use more area, but in situations where it isn’t feasible to expand an existing bathroom, one of the ways you can make a small bathroom look larger is through paint. Bathroom painting is a cheap and easy way … Read more

Interview With Our Estimator

Painting estimator looking at the exterior

When meeting with the estimator, the potentional customer actually meets the painting company face to face, likely for the first time. Maybe the customer read through painters reviews  before booking an appointment and knows what to expect but the first impressions are the most important ones. In a very small company, the owner wears many hats including the sales hat. It is common for the painter to do estimating straight after work, without even having a chance to … Read more

Rosedale Project

Rosedale Project

Rosedale Project: This featured project in Rosedale started small and ended up being one of Ecopainting’s most succesful projects. It involved way more than painting, in fact most of the labour hours went to wallpaper removal and the wall repairs afterwards. The homeowner just moved in and initially called Ecopainting to just remove some wallpaper and paint two bedrooms. It was a last minute request but since we thought it was a small job, we … Read more

Exterior Coatings

Exterior Coatings

Buildings need paint and other coatings to protect them from the weather elements. In Toronto we are faced with harsh elements both during the winter and in the summer. During the winter, coatings are affected by snow, ice and low temperatures. In the summer, rain and ultraviolet radiation are the enemy of exterior surfaces. By painting commercial building exteriors regularly, you can protect them from the elements, improve their look and increase their value. Eco … Read more

Get Better Pricing

Get Better Pricing

Hiring painting contractors is expensive and most people don’t budget enough money to paint their home. We always find the money to fix the roof or replace the furnace before the winter comes. A bathroom leak gets quick attention before the ceiling and drywall get damaged. Home decoration is not considered to be a necessity. Ecopainting has been painting homes in Toronto for many years and I cannot remember a time that we had to respond to a “decorating … Read more

Painting Childrens Rooms

Painting Childrens Rooms

Paint and coatings regulations are a welcome development in our industry. Despite the atmospheric focus of regulations, painters and homeowners welcome the less harmful paints available today. When homeowners choose eco options for painting, they want a paint job that will not harm their indoor air quality. Young families with children are even more protective of their indoor environment, as they should. The main reason parents paint children’s rooms, is to create a space where … Read more

Brick Painting

Brick Painting

Do you own a painted brick home that needs to be painted again? Is the color fading and your home is now the ugly duckling of the neighborhood? Maybe the paint is flaking and there are moisture issues that need addressing as soon as possible. Painting a brick home is a decision that can be influenced by more than just decorative factors. The right paint, the right prep-work and of course the right painters can … Read more

Painting Decks Almost Impossible

Painting Decks Almost Impossible

When the weather forecast calls for rain, being an exterior production manager might be the most frustrating job in the business. Our summers are short and there are only so many exterior projects a paint contractor can undertake. Some days there are thunderstorms and heavy rain. If we have any interior work available, the crews can be absorbed until the the weather improves again. The most frustrating are the days when the sun teases the … Read more