When is a Good Time to Paint the Exterior Surfaces

At the City Painters, we serve the greater Toronto area and we understand how the weather in the city can fluctuate drastically year over year. Spring is normally the best time to schedule your exterior painting projects. This is because the weather is normally mild and most people are still putting their gardens together so […]

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Painting Your Doors and Trim

When most people start thinking about a painting project they tend to focus on the walls and colour scheme. It is important however that when completing a painting project that you always remember the doors and trim areas. Freshening up the paint around doors, door casings and trim will make your paint job pop.  Painting […]

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Finding The Right Roller for The Job

Using the correct roller can significantly improve the quality and reduce the time spent on your next painting project. The right roller will provide a better finish on the wall as well as reduce clean up time. When most people begin a painting project, they select the generic rollers that you can find at all […]

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The Right Tools for The Job

Choosing the right tools for a painting project can be the difference between spending an entire weekend painting one room and finishing your painting project with enough time to spend a day enjoying the sunshine. When walking into most paint supply stores, the amount of tools available to a do-it-yourself painter can seem overwhelming. Let […]

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To Prime or Not to Prime, That is The Question

Priming and area before painting can often double your work required so it’s very important to know when priming is necessary and when this step can be skipped. We have put together a list on instances where we suggest priming prior to painting to help you in the decision process. Painting over bare wood Wood […]

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Accent Wall Ideas – Why We Love Them

Why paint all the walls in one room the same colour when you can add depth, colour and personality to a room with the addition of an accent wall? Accent walls are a great way to define a space or highlight a piece of artwork or architectural feature in your home. They also add interest […]

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Interior Painting Tips & Tricks

Below you’ll find a list of tips and tricks that we have accumulated as professional painters that will help you. Preparation of the surface area being painted is the most important step in the painting process. Make sure the area is cleaned, patched and sanded properly prior to applying any paint on the walls.• If […]

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