Meet Tia, our color consultant here at Sharper Impressions Painting

    Friday, 01 April 2016 09:15   Blog

You know that you want to paint the interior or exterior of your home, but you might not know the exact color that’s right for you. That’s where our color consultant, Tia Kellner, comes in to save the day!

Tia is one of our wonderful team of color consultants who meet with new customers when they decide it’s time for a new coat of paint for their home.

Transform Your Room With a Change of Color

    Wednesday, 02 March 2016 09:14   Blog

We all have that one room in our house that just feels much smaller than it really is. Maybe it’s your living room, master bedroom or dining room. Whichever room it happens to be, there are solutions for making your tiny room feel larger, and color is a great variable to change your perspective.

How to know your home is ready for a paint job

    Thursday, 18 February 2016 09:08   Blog

We already know the many advantages of giving your home a nice new coat of paint. It enhances the curb appeal, gives it a fresh new look, and helps to lift the mood of the whole neighborhood. And it's not just about aesthetics. The most important reason to paint your home is to protect the walls, wood and trim, and extend the life of your beloved property.

Importance of Power Washing for Painting Home Exteriors

    Tuesday, 16 February 2016 09:07   Blog

Now that winter is drawing to a close and spring is on its way, the chances are that the exterior of your home is looking a little the worse for wear. Strong winds, snow, rain and low temperatures can not only leave dirt and damp marks on your paintwork they can also cause chips, cracks and blistering to your paint.

Popular Interior Colors for Spring 2016

    Monday, 08 February 2016 09:03   Blog

Spring is that time of year when everything suddenly feels so very fresh and very bright. The days are growing longer, Mother Nature has shaken off her grey winter plumage and suddenly the world seems renewed. But the bright new spring brings light that also illuminates the nooks and crannies of our homes, reminding us it's time for a spring clean and some home improvements. Perhaps a splash of paint here, or a new color for the main rooms will give your home a new feel, ensuring it's vibrant and ready for the summer - a welcoming space for your family and guests.

Preparing to Refresh Home Exteriors for Spring

    Monday, 08 February 2016 08:57   Blog

While these February days are wet and wintery in most places, and particularly snowy in more northern areas, spring will be with us before you know it. Especially if you believe the predictions of one Punxsutawney Phil. And of course, as those first rays of of springtime sunshine caress your house, they'll be highlighting the damage and dirt that winter has left on your walls, windowsills and gutters.

Why it is important to paint before selling your home

    Thursday, 28 January 2016 14:48   Blog

If you're moving houses, you'll want to make a great impression on potential buyers. This is why most people spend weeks cleaning out all the nooks and crannies, sweeping away spider webs, buying cushions and plants to add a welcoming touch, and making sure their pets stay off the furniture. After all, once you've put your property on the market, you want to sell quickly and get the best price you can for your old home.

Benefits of using a color consultant when choosing colors

    Thursday, 28 January 2016 08:55   Blog

We've all had that feeling of envy when perusing a magazine or watching a movie and seeing a fabulous space or home. "I wish I could make my hall or living space look like that," you say to yourself. You may even go down to the local hardware store, grab some paint and accessories and try to recreate these sumptuous spaces yourself. Well the chances are you won't get the effects you're looking for. The truth is, transforming a space isn't just a case of throwing up a coat of paint and hoping for the best. What you need is the professional touch - in most cases this means taking on a color consultant.

The benefits of hiring a professional painter

    Thursday, 28 January 2016 08:53   Blog

There are certain tasks and chores in life that few of us would think about carrying out on our own - fitting a new engine into the car, re-wiring your home's electrical system, cutting down a 60-foot tree in the garden or tiling the roof. When such jobs need doing, we tend to call a professional, knowing they've got the tools and experience to do the job properly, safely and efficiently. So it seems strange that so many people think that house painting and home decorating is something they can do themselves and expect a good result, even if the last time they painted something was in a high school art class.

How to properly prep for interior painting

    Thursday, 28 January 2016 08:51   Blog

We all want a nice finish when we paint our living spaces, but the secret to getting this, has less to do with the painting and more to do with the preparation.

Yes, it seems that the more thorough you are before you get out the brushes and rollers, the better the result you get. So let's look at how you should be prepping your walls for painting, if you're seeking a gorgeous and long-lasting result.

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