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Painting Solutions for Fume-Sensitive People

A new paint job within your home may cause some anxieties for people with allergies, asthma, or other situations that make you more sensitive to fumes from residential painting. While the painting industry much higher environmental and health standards than we saw in the past, the smell of wet paint still leads us to ask: […]

How To Pick Grey Paint So Your Walls Look Perfect

If you’re dreaming of that perfect shade of grey, but are overwhelmed by the various swatches, you’re not alone. Grey paint is one of the most popular colours for home interiors, and also one of the toughest to choose. Unfortunately, there is no single “perfect” shade of grey that will work for every room. In […]

5 Office Wall Colours to Improve Productivity

Colour can enrich our lives, impact our moods and impact the way we think. As a result, choosing a new paint colour for your office can be a difficult decision to make as it impacts employee productivity, and ultimately, company revenue. When you’re looking to update the walls of your office, here are 5 great […]

Choosing Paint for your Rental Property

Making your rental property look appealing helps to rent it out faster, and also at a higher price point. But how do you make your property look desirable to potential tenants? While there are many things you could upgrade to enhance your property, giving it a fresh coat of paint can make all the difference. […]

7 Tips when Choosing a Painting Contractor in Vancouver

When it comes to a well painted home, professional painters are your best partner. Regardless of when you are painting your home, you want to ensure the job is done properly with a high-quality, long-lasting finish. When it comes to hiring a contractor, here are some things you should be aware of as a homeowner […]

How to Make Your Paint Last Longer

Keeping the value of your home is a top priority for many homeowners, and also one of the most difficult to achieve. Home maintenance requires a lot of work and improvements that will help your house and it’s core areas function efficiently. Painting your home happens to be one of the easiest, fastest and cost […]

6 Benefits of Hiring a Painting Contractor in Vancouver

With the ongoing pandemic, many people have been trying to make better use of their time at home. Some have been busy learning new things, finding new hobbies, and some have a new found love for DIY projects. Painting is one of the fastest ways to give your home a new look, and may be […]

Choosing the Right Exterior Colour For Your Home

Painting the exterior of your home can completely change the look and feel of your house for better or for worse. A great exterior paint job can add thousands of dollar in value to your home, but a poor colour choice can have a negative impact on your property value. Before you jump into painting […]

Four Reasons to Paint before you Sell

With the current trends in the housing market, many people are looking to sell their current properties to move to larger homes while maximizing their sale price. There are many steps to consider when selling your home, for example, it’s crucial to address any long-standing issues such as your roof or electrical, but equal priority […]

Six Steps to Prepare a Room for Painting

Interior painting is a great project that can freshen up a room quickly, but there are risks to painting it on your own. Amateur painting can be easy to spot because they leave significant signs of paint splatter, speckled colour, or missed spots. Before you decide to dip your roller, here are sign steps you […]

How to Find and Hire the Right Painting Contractor in Vancouver

We’ve all heard the horror stories about contractors who do a sub-par job or even steal items out of a customer’s home. It’s an unfortunate issue, and taking the time to do your homework before selecting a painting contractor can help you avoid these fly-by-night contractors that make news headlines. Prorise Painting has asked many […]

Best Paint Colours for Working Remotely By Video

With the current global pandemic, many people have been forced to work from home with conference calls being conducted from our living room, kitchen, or other areas of your home. While working from home, it’s important to remain professional when dealing with fellow co-workers, management and clients, so you want to ensure your surroundings are […]

5 Signs It’s Time To Repaint Your Exterior

Even though there are general guidelines for when you should repaint your home’s exterior, every situation is ultimately different. Maybe your paint is peeling, maybe you’re tired of the colour or maybe you’re getting ready to sell your home. Whatever the case may be, we’ve put together five common signs that it’s time to repaint […]

Why Paint Quality Matters

Like most products, good quality is often worth more than buying a cheaper version that will wear out more quickly. High quality paint comes with a higher price tag, but just like a good quality car or mattress, you get better performance and longevity as a result. When it comes to interior painting, you want […]

Pros and Cons of Painting Brick

If you have a brick home, then you may think you’re stuck with whatever colour of brick your house was built with. The reality is that you can make changes to the exterior look of your brick home with some carefully applied paint. There are lots of pros and cons to painting brick, and you […]

How to Remove Wallpaper

We frequently receive questions surrounding wallpaper removal and best practices. Once of our top questions is how the wallpaper removal process works and how it can be accomplished. How does wallpaper removal work? First, its important to assess what you’re going to be working with. Houses built after the 1950s are generally drywall, whereas older […]

5 Tips for Choosing a Painting Company

When you’re thinking of undertaking your next painting project, most people think that the most difficult part of the process is selecting a paint colour, when in reality, it is choosing the right company for the job. After all, the right company will help you make the best selection through a colour consultation when it […]

Ten Tips for Interior Painting

When it comes time to give your home’s interior a makeover, there are number of different options to consider. Residential interior painting projects may seem like a simple task, but many people find themselves in over their heads once they get started. We’ve outlined our top ten tips for your next interior painting project. Sheen […]

4 Common Causes of Drywall Damage

Drywall damage is a common household issue that the majority of homeowners in Vancouver face at some point in time. If you’re facing a drywall problem, your first step should be to call an expect to inspect and repair the damaged drywall. Most experts can help you determine the source of the drywall damage and […]

3 Household Items to remove Mould from your Drywall

Mould can happen in nearly any home and has a variety of causes, what is important is regardless of the cause, you rectify the situation as quickly as possible as certain types of mould can be extremely harmful to your health. Timely removal of any mould issues in your home can not only save you […]

How Fresh Paint can make any room look Bigger

If you live in a smaller home or condo, you know how difficult decorating can be. Besides getting furniture at the appropriate sizes, your furniture can sometimes limit the amount of space leftover for decorating. Even if your space’s size is limited, the colour of paint you choose for a small space can have a […]

How to Choose Colours for your Nursery

When it comes to preparing your baby’s room for their arrival, choosing a colour is often more complicated than just selecting a traditional pink or blue. With so many different options available, there are other ways to create that perfect nursery for your new addition. Paint colours you surround yourself on a daily basis affect […]

5 Ways to Increase Your Home’s Value

Whether you’re looking to sell your home or simply increase the value of your home so you can be proud of it, there are many different ways you can go about it, and not all of them involve complete renovations and expensive budgets. Here are 8 simple things you can do to boost the value […]

Best Shades of Grey to Use

When thinking of colors to use, you can never go wrong with Grey. It is everyone’s favorite warm or cool neutral, it is the first go-to color for walls, cabinets and more. When selecting a grey color for painting, first check your available options and then compare the paint chips to other textile items and […]

How to Remove Smoke Stains from Walls

Smoke stains are unpleasant to have around, and courtesy of the presence of tar and nicotine, they are extremely difficult to remove. There are several products in the market meant for removing smoke stains from walls. However, it is best to choose one that contains mild chemicals and doesn’t involve a lot of strength. In […]

Can You Paint Gutters?

Gutters are not normally considered a pleasant or eye-catching part of your house, however, that doesn’t mean you want them to keep sticking out like a sore thumb. In case you intend changing your home color or you just wish to work on your old and worn-out gutters, you can paint them to any color […]

How to Paint High Ceilings

Painting your ceiling by yourself could be a little bit awkward, especially when it has to do with high ceilings. This is because things can get extra challenging if you have awesomely tall ceilings. Even though it looks challenging, most do-it-yourself homeowners do not find this task challenging. Once they have the right tool and […]

10 Best Shades of Grey

Unequivocally, grey is a perfect backdrop for any kind of style, be it modern, Italian, classic, Oriental, French, or contemporary. And since it blends well with a majority of undertones, it makes sense to explore multiple combos, and who knows, you might come across a perfect blend of well-balanced accents. So to help you get […]

Painting High Ceilings

High ceilings are the hardest to paint and are not for the faint of heart. However, if you plan and execute the entire project with all the necessary tools at your disposal, you can do a pretty good job. Luckily, we have just the guide for you today. It will paint a perfect picture (pun […]

Things to Consider when Hiring a Painting Company

Hiring a company for painting your home or office needs to be done right because it sets the foundation for the results you are going to get. If they are not professional, you might lose your money, time, and peace of mind and then again start from the beginning. However, don’t fret, we have created […]

How to Paint Gutters

Gutters are an indispensable part of your home’s external look because they are right on the front and do not go unnoticed. Therefore, you should pay attention to their cleanliness and appearance, and if they appear dull or dirty, then it’s time to give them a thorough cleaning and a proper paint job. To help […]

How to Remove Wallpaper Borders

Removing the wallpaper border can be pretty messy if you don’t know what you are doing. You might end up with a half-stripped border and the gooey mess of glue on your hands. Therefore, to avoid this situation and make your border removing process a breeze, we suggest you read this guide till the end. […]

Best Temperature to Paint the Exterior of a House

Temperature plays a key role when it comes to painting the interior or the exterior of the house. Since we can maintain the interior using the HVAC system, it won’t be problematic for us to paint it whenever we want. However, the exterior is nature controlled, so we will have to be careful when painting […]

What Kinds of Paint to use on Wood Decks

When it comes to painting wooden decks, you need to practice caution in selecting the paint because it will ultimately decide how your home’s exterior looks in a few years from now. Since the wooden decks are on the outside of the house, they are more vulnerable to the harsh environmental elements. So if you […]

When Should you Paint Wood Siding

Painting the exterior of your home is not as easy as it might seem. Things like temperature, weather, and cleanliness of the sidings decide how your paint job will come out. Therefore, we suggest that you first know the perfect time for painting the sidings, the gap between repaints, and the factors affecting the quality […]

Can You Paint Vinyl Siding?

The big question of today is, can you paint vinyl sidings? Well, the short answer is YES, you can. However, there has been a debate going on over the internet where some people say it is better to paint it while some say getting a new one is a more viable option. To help you […]

How to Maintain an Interior Paint Job

The interior paint is as important as the exterior of the home or maybe even more. So you need to ensure that it lasts for a long time in its best condition, and you don’t have to come home to dirty walls with all kinds of spots and stains on them. So to protect the […]

How to Remove Texture on Walls

No matter the season of the year, engaging in a little bit of home improvement project and ensuring your Casa has the best appearance throughout the year should be your top priority. So if you are thinking about doing some wall texture removing but don’t know how to approach it, don’t fret, you’ve got us. […]

Should you Paint or Stain your Exterior?

The exterior look of your home plays a crucial role in increasing its curb appeal and earning a few good looks of appreciation from neighbors and friends. Therefore, when it comes to painting it, you need to make a decision that works best for the type of look you are going for, the level of […]

Benefits of Spraying & Backrolling Exteriors

Are you wondering whether you should spray or roll back your house’s exterior? Maybe you want to do the job quickly and without wasting any paint while also achieving great results? Well, then you have knocked on the right door. We will help you understand the positives and negatives of both spraying and rolling and […]

Do’s and Don’ts of Choosing Exterior Paint Colours

When it comes to things that you should do and the things that you shouldn’t, we suggest you absolutely don’t compromise on one crucial element; the quality of the paint. If you cover this bit of your colour selection process, then the rest is easy. So if you plan on getting quality paint, no matter […]

How to Repair Hairline Cracks in Stucco

Hairline cracks in the stucco are one of those annoying problems that pop-up no matter how hard you try. Don’t worry; they are quite easy to fix. All you need is a little effort and few products. Before we explain how the actual process goes, get this: Hairline cracks happen in stucco for a crazy […]

There is Lead Paint Inside My Home, Should I Be Worried?

World Health Organization estimates that 1.6 million people died of lead poisoning in 2017 alone (WHO). The figure is alarming and raises a lot of questions. So yes, you should be worried about lead paint. That said, we need to take a careful look at what lead poisoning is and how lead-based paints affect us. […]

Can You Paint Something That Was Originally Stained?

There is a lot of misinformation on the internet regarding stains. Questions like ‘Can you paint over a stained surface?’ are all too common. Simply put, yes you can, and on any surface you like. And, surprisingly, it is not so hard. Now, when we say it is not so hard, you should read it […]

How Can Paint Colour Help With Anxiety

There are over 10 million colours out there (AZ Central), but do you think that all of them will stimulate the same reaction in your brain? Do you think that different colours have different effects on people? If so, then this guide is a must-read for you. We will discuss how paint colours can help […]

How to Maintain an Exterior Paint Job in Vancouver

The more appealing your house looks from the outside, the better impression it sends to everyone passing by while also increasing its curb appeal. If you live in the Vancouver BC area, then you already know it has tropical rainforest weather, which means a lot more moisture than normal. So in these conditions, you will […]

How to Leverage Colours for Room Size

Are you looking to change the feel of your room’s dynamics and dimensions? Well, the good thing is that you can manipulate the depth of your room using colours, which will save you the trouble of adding or removing a wall. This guide will discuss different ways you can make a room appear bigger or […]

Can You Paint over Wallpaper?

Can’t wait apply a fresh coat of your favourite paint over the wall? Maybe you are a bit hesitant because of that wallpaper clinging to your wall for some time? So whether you are planning on painting over it, or after removing it, you should read this guide till the end to know what to […]

Choosing an Accent Wall and Paint Colour

Want to divert focus of your room to a single wall? Maybe you want to play with the dimensions of your room by choosing colours that make it bigger or smaller? Well whether you want to spruce up the décor or just manipulate the size of your room, an accent wall is a perfect way […]

How to Remove Green Algae from Vinyl Siding

Is there a big green stain on your vinyl siding? Do you want to get rid of it and renew the look of your home’s exterior? Well then the good news is that you have landed at the right place. The process of getting rid of the green stain is pretty straight forward and you […]

Should you ask Painters to use Non-VOC Paints?

Are you getting your home painted with a fresh coat of your favourite colours and wondering if the regular paint is a safer option or not? Well, by regular, if you mean the VOC based paint, then apparently, no, it is not. It is harmful to both humans and pet and on a long run, […]

How to Prep for Interior Painting

Preparing the walls for interior painting can be daunting at first, however, if you have the tools and you know the right steps, it’ll be like a walk in the park. So to help you do an incredible job on the interior wall prepping, we have provided the step by step process below. We have […]

How To Remove Popcorn Ceiling Texture

Are you fed up watching that old popcorn texture ceiling every time you lie in your room or look up? Well, you’re not the only one; many people find this kind of ceiling outdated and replace it with a more stylish one. So before you can get that chic colour paint and apply it on […]

How To Remove Stains From Painted Walls

Tired of watching those nasty stains every time you step into the room? Maybe you feel a little embarrassed when guests visit your home and notice those colourful stains? Well, you don’t have to keep waiting for the paint to get old so you can apply a fresh one and get rid of those stains. […]

Painting Shortcuts You Need To Avoid

Everybody wants an excellent paint job, but the problem is that people are not willing to go the extra mile and spend a good amount of time and money. Many try to take shortcuts, but the problem with shortcuts is that they are usually the longest and toughest ones. So if you are planning on […]

Signs Your Exterior Needs To Be Painted

Do you feel like painting the exterior of your home but don’t know if it needs one or not? Well, that’s the classic homeowner’s dilemma where you want to do something for your home but are not sure if it’s actually needed or will be an overkill. So to help you find out whether you […]

Best Paint Colours for a Small Bathroom

Wondering which type of colour scheme you should choose for your small bathroom? Maybe youare confused between darker and lighter tones? Well we will make things pretty simple for you bysuggesting 8 best paint colours for small bathrooms that will make your space pop. So with that said,let’s get started: Black & Silver If you […]

How Wall Conditions Can Affect Paint

There are tons of things that can go wrong with the walls, whether they are made of concrete or wood. It is your job to inspect the walls, at least for the most common issues, and then fix those problems before applying the new paint.  In this detailed guide, we will discuss about the 5 […]

4 Practical Tips for Choosing Ceiling Colours

Ceiling is the most essential part of the room when it comes to paint because a wrong colour can make your space look boxed up, bring attention to its imperfections or take focus away from the highlights of the room. So to ensure that you get the right combination of the colour for your ceiling […]

5 Benefits of Repainting Your Business

There are numerous benefits of painting your commercial place and every successful businessman and manager knows them. This is the reason why all popular brands always have their brick and mortar institutes in excellent conditions, both from the outside and the inside.  Below, we have discussed 5 benefits of painting your commercial place. So if […]

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