At The City Painters we offer both residential and commercial interior painting services. We specialize in interior house painting in the Toronto Area however our professional painters are more than capable of getting a large commercial project completed on time and within budget. Interior services offered by The City Painters include:
- Painting of interior wall surfaces
- Painting of interior trim and doors
- Staining and varnishing of staircases
- Painting of stingers and risers on staircases
- Painting of interior ceiling surfaces
- Wall paper removal
We understand that any renovation project can be stressful and we will do our best to ensure that your project goes as smoothly as possible.
Below are just some of the services offered by our interior painting contractors. Don’t see what you’re looking for on the list, give us a call.
I am a perfectionist and I have nothing bad to say about the way John and the other painters painted my house. Everything looks exactly as I imagined and they were so helpful and polite.
Matthew helped us pick great colours for our home and spent a lot of time walking us through the whole process. We are very happy with the way the place looks now.
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Interior painting can sometimes be a bit tricky. Below you’ll find a list of tips and tricks that we have accumulated as professional painters that can help you make your next painting project a little easier.
1. Preparation of the surface area being painted is the most important step in the process. Make sure the area is cleaned, patched and sanded properly prior to applying any paint on the walls.
2. If you’re painting the walls, ceiling, trim and baseboards in a room, it is best to take care of the trim first followed by the ceilings, walls and then finally the baseboards.
3. Use cotton drop clothes rather than plastic ones. Cotton drop cloths stay put better and spills tend to dry faster on cotton rather than plastic. Cotton is also not as slippery as plastic so it’s safer for standing on.
4. If you’re changing your room colour drastically, try first priming the area with a tinted primer. The paint store can tint the primer in a colour similar to your final colour choice which will reduce the amount of coats you will need to apply. This works best for deep coloured paints.
5. Know when to bring in a professional. When painting an area, you may find that you are unable to reach certain areas or some areas are more difficult than you had anticipated (i.e. trim and woodwork). In these situations, it is best to bring in a professional to ensure that the area is painted properly and reduce the risk of injury associated with reaching hard-to-paint areas.
Choosing the right tools for your interior painting project can be the difference between spending an entire weekend painting one room and finishing your 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 us help make things a little simpler.
Choose higher quality products– Higher quality products are often reusable and can be cleaned and saved for your next painting endeavor. Also, better products will give you better quality results and make the application process easier and sometimes safer too.
Rollers– Your roller is a very important tool and it is necessary to go with a good quality one. Lower quality rollers can texture the walls as well as leave lint behind. For high shine finishes use a smaller nap roller and larger nap for flatter finishes such as a ceiling.
Paint brushes – Choosing the right paintbrush will depend on the kind of paint you are using and the surface being painted. If you are using latex paint, a brush with synthetic bristles is required but if you decide to go with oil or varnish, we suggest spending the extra money and getting a brush with natural bristles. This will help in the application of these types of paints. If you’re working on a small surface like trim or in a tight space, switch to a smaller brush to make accidents less likely and allow you to get into the tricky spots.
Drop cloths– Drop cloths are a necessity when it comes to painting and play a very important role in preventing drips on your floors and furniture. Invest in a drop cloth. Newspaper or an old bed sheet will not protect surfaces the way a drop cloth will and you can always save and reuse your drop cloths in the future.