Painted Deck vs Stained Deck: Which is Better?

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A deck is an extension of your house or a freestanding structure. Because it gives homeowners a better view of the outdoors, it often gets more foot traffic plus exposure to the elements. To protect it and upgrade the look of your deck, there are two ways to do it: painting and staining. In this […]

How Often Should Stucco Be Painted?

how often to paint stucco

Stucco, a popular choice for home exteriors, has found its place in many Vancouver residences thanks to its durability, low-maintenance nature, and timeless elegance. However, even the most resilient exteriors need a bit of maintenance from time to time, and painting stucco is a key part of this upkeep. Read to learn the ideal stucco […]

How Long Does It Take to Paint a House Exterior

how long does it take to paint a house exterior

The aesthetic appeal of your house exterior increases with proper painting. But more than this, paint protects your house from the weather. Trim, siding and all painted surfaces will last a long time if painted regularly. So, in this article, we will discuss how long house painting takes from removing old paint through power washing to the […]

Can Stucco Be Painted? Yes, But…

If you currently have a stucco house or considering a stucco home, you may be wondering if you can paint stucco. Yes, stucco can be painted. In fact, we highly recommend it! Still, don’t plan a trip to the paint store just yet. Painting a stucco exterior is more complex than most people think, and […]

Is It Better To Spray Or Roll Exterior Paint?

Exterior painting can significantly transform a home’s appearance, making it look great and protecting it from the elements. It also increases the value of your house. To keep the exterior of your home both protected and visually appealing, it’s worth considering hiring a professional painting contractor. With many painters to choose from in Vancouver, be […]

How Often Should You Paint Your Deck?

wood decking painting and maintenance

Many homeowners ask themselves this question — how often should you paint your deck? Let’s cut to the chase and get right to the point. You should paint your decks when signs of peeling, flaking and bubbling show. You don’t want to deal with this eyesore every day, do you? If the previous deck painting […]

How to Prep Cedar Siding for Painting: Your Guide to a Flawless Finish

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Cedar siding is a popular choice for homes in Vancouver due to its beautiful woodgrain and natural resistance to the elements. Western red cedar and other cedar products are also incredibly long-lasting: it’s not unusual for cedar shingles and siding to last for several decades – even hundreds of years. Still, your siding is going […]

Helpful Tips for painting the fence

A well-maintained fence adds aesthetic appeal, whether it is painting the fence to restore a fence’s original look or changing the colour of your fence. It also acts as a protective barrier against harsh weather conditions. How Often Should You Paint a Fence? Living in Vancouver, rainy and wet, you may need to spruce up […]

How to Maximize Curb Appeal in Vancouver

If you live in Vancouver, you know how important it is to keep up with your curb appeal. Improving the look of your home can give it a boost of value. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some tips on how to get started with improving curb appeal in Vancouver. Read on and find out […]

Epoxy Wood Filler: Repairing Rotten Trim

In Renaissance Solutions -Painting and Carpentry-, we have worked on homes in and around Vancouver for 30 years. One issue on every job is wood that needs repairing or replacing. Sometimes it is better to do a repair, in place, with a high-performance two-component epoxy. This article will discuss when to repair with epoxy versus […]

A Quick Guide to Finding Professional Painters in Vancouver

Pat Dohergy, an experienced painter from the Reinaissance Solutions crew!

There are a lot of painting companies out there, so it can be tough to know who to trust. This guide will teach you everything you need to know about finding and hiring painters. We’ll discuss what to look for when choosing a painting company. How much do painting services cost, and more! What are […]

Painters Vancouver: How to make a good hiring decision

Are you a Vancouver homeowner looking for the perfect professional painter to help bring your vision to life? With so many painters in the area, making an informed decision can be challenging. But finding experienced and qualified professionals doesn’t have to be stressful – specific considerations should be addressed when deciding on a painter. Here […]

Top 6 Reasons to Repaint the Outside of Your Home and Increase Its Value!

For many homeowners and realtors looking for a quick, budget-friendly way of enhancing the look of a home and increasing its value, exterior paint is an excellent option. Not only will it instantly transform the appearance of your property, but it will also help you avoid repair costs in the future! Table of Contents Why […]

How Much Does Exterior House Painting Cost?

Painting your house exterior is essential! Paint helps protect your exterior from damage and keeps it looking good so you (and everyone else) can love it. Think of a combination of sunscreen and makeup for your home. Sunscreen to block the sun, rain, and weather and makeup to make your home look its best. In […]

Should I Paint My Brick House? Pros & Cons of Painting Exterior Brick

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Are you a homeowner searching for an effortless way to give your exterior or interior space a modern look? Painting exterior brick may be the perfect project! But don’t rush into it; improper painting techniques can result in paint that flakes away! To ensure quality results, take time to understand how to properly paint brick […]

Deck repair and costs

Painters Vancouver BC : Our highly trained staff has decades of expertise in building and repairing decks.

Why decks always need repairing Background to the main causes of deck failure Almost every time that we work on a house, we find that there are problems with their decks and that the decks need repairing and sometimes replacing. Why can’t we just build them once and be done with it? Well, it turns […]

Paint Drying Time + Different Kinds of Paint

Latex paint is environmentally friendly and drying time typically takes less than one hour

One of the challenges while refreshing a room with paint is to figure out the wait time for the paint to dry. The truth of it is, whether you’re an experienced home decorator or an eager real estate investor looking for their next project, understanding exactly how long interior paints need to set before being […]

Understanding What Determines the Number of Coats Needed

Painting with white paint from dark colors, one coat or even two coats will not be enough to cover the wall

Are you planning to repaint the walls of your home and trying to figure out how many coats are needed? Paint jobs are an investment of time and money, so you need to do it right the first time. It can be confusing when determining what will dictate the number of coats necessary for a […]

Best Practices: Choosing Paint Colors Like A Pro

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Paint is an excellent way to change the ambiance of your house rapidly, but we know it can take time in choosing paint colors. Find inspiration by following these tips to choose interior paint colors that will turn out beautifully, and de-stress your home in the process. Are you the person who is looking for […]

Proven ways to build exterior wood stairs

If you are thinking about building or repairing exterior wood stairs, there are a few things you need to know. Building codes can vary from city to city, so it is important to make sure you are following the correct guidelines. In this article, we will discuss everything you need to know about building exterior […]

How To Paint A House Exterior Plus Painting Tips

Painting the exterior of your home is a big job, but it can also be very rewarding. Not only does a fresh paint job make your house look great, but it also protects the exterior from weather damage and helps keep it in good condition for years to come. If you’ve never painted before, this […]

Timeline For Painting Your House Exterior Back To Beautiful

In this post, you can find out the timeline for painting a house exterior when you hire a professional painter. You can also discover the main factors that can change how long it takes to paint a house exterior. Nobody wants it to take forever to paint their house exterior. You want your home to […]