As much as we enjoy doing the work for you, sometimes you just want to do things yourself.
Our tutorials can help you determine whether your project and your skillset are a match. All too often, DIYers start a project only to find that it’s outside their realm to complete it—or to complete it well. The way we see it, there are two ways to go about any type of home improvement project: Either hire professionals at the outset, or understand fully what a project involves before you take it on yourself. Having a professional come in to undo and redo what you’ve spent many hours and dollars working so hard to do is beyond frustrating. If you don’t find the information you’re looking for here, please come over to our contact page and let us know what’s on your mind.
The exorbitant cost of utilities is a permanent concern for Toronto homeowners, forcing them to always be on the lookout for accessible ways of increasing energy efficiency and lowering monthly expenses. Kitchen remodeling is by far the most effective way of saving money on energy while boosting the house’s appearance, allowing homeowners to recoup as much as 70-90 percent of the investment after selling the house. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the kitchen can be one of the most wasteful rooms in the house. Cooking, lighting...read more
For most of us, our home is our life investment. Not only is it the largest financial purchase we will make in our lifetime, but it’s also the most meaningful emotional investment. Some families begin with a starter home, and then graduate to a larger residence as children join the family or as the financial picture matures. Other families will adapt their existing home, childproofing against any hazards to curious toddlers and expanding to make extra room, features for play, and other unique touches as the family’s needs evolve. Later...read more
How Are Canadians Revamping their Homes After Recession Now that Canada’s economy is finally turning around after the recession and people start regaining the financial confidence to make purchases again, we decided to take a look at the home improvement industry and the factors that fueled its recent growth. Surveys carried out by Houzz & Home and Moen reveal how Canadian homeowners plan to improve and renovate their homes in the near...read more
As a responsible homeowner, you want to do whatever is necessary for the proper upkeep and maintenance of your home. Given our winter weather in Toronto, it is important to have exterior painters come to your home every few years to redo the exterior paint. Not only does exterior paint help the exterior of your home to look beautiful, but it also serves as a protection for your home against the elements. This can be essential in Toronto given the wind, snow, and rain that your home is undoubtedly exposed to. When it is time to paint the...read more
If you are looking for a new look for your kitchen but cannot fathom going through a complete overhaul, either, in terms of budget or disruption to your life, consider some easier cabinet refinishing to create a brand new feel in your Toronto home. By refinishing your kitchen cabinets, you can liven up a dull, drab kitchen and make it seem like new without having to go through the hassle and expense of a kitchen remodeling project. A kitchen cabinet refinishing project can be done quickly and without much disruption to your normal family...read more
If you want to paint rooms in your Toronto home where there is currently wallpaper, you may be dreading the task of having to remove the old wallpaper before you can apply paint. In fact, the chore may be so daunting that you wish to hire professional interior painters in Toronto to do the job for you. Should you end up hiring interior painters, it will be money well spent because they have the experience and expertise that makes removing existing wallpaper a snap. And, what’s more, they will clean up whatever mess is made, and you will be...read more
Paint is one of those smells that people either love or hate. If you are one of the many people for whom the smell of paint triggers headaches, chances are you are not a big fan of the smell of paint. That having been said, you are also aware that both the exterior and interior of your home need paint applied regularly to maintain the look you desire. Luckily, there are professional house painters in Toronto who can complete a paint job quickly so that you do not have to be exposed to the smell or endure the headache. Although there are many...read more
Many times, homeowners who embark on a project to paint a room or rooms in their houses forget about everything that is necessary to do a decent paint job. Painting involves so much more than a can of paint and a paintbrush. There are rollers, extenders, painting tape, putty knives, and a whole slew of other tools that professionals use while painting. That is why when it comes time to paint your home, hiring professional painters who serve the Toronto area is often the best way to go. Though you may be able to save a little bit of money by...read more
When you hire commercial painters in Toronto to paint the interior or exterior of your business, it is important that they have the ability to come in and get the job done quickly with as little down time as possible for your company. For every hour that you are unable to be open for business, that is money down the drain. That is why your commercial painters need to be prepared to work quickly and to clean up all of their equipment at the appropriate times so that you can be open and ready for business at those times when it is most...read more
Your house is your castle. It is your refuge. It is a reflection of personality and lifestyle. When painting the interior of your house, choosing the right colour will help turn your house into your home; the one place you always come back to. We are Renaissance Painters, located in Toronto, Ontario, and our painters have mastered the art of colour. As artists, our focus is on giving you a truly unique painting experience; creating a colour palette that suits your particular home that undoubtedly, will not be duplicated. We want the...read more