How to Prepare Your Home for Exterior Painting

Exterior Painting | July 12, 2023

When it comes to enhancing the curb appeal of your home, a fresh coat of paint can do wonders; however, the key to a long-lasting and visually striking paint job lies in the preparation. At Dunbar Painting, we have put together a step-by-step guide on how to prepare your home for exterior painting, ensuring you…

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Important Considerations for Painting Vinyl Siding

Exterior Painting | June 27, 2023

Vinyl siding is a popular choice for exterior cladding due to its durability and low maintenance requirements; however, there may come a time when you want to update the colour of your vinyl siding or refresh its appearance. Painting vinyl siding is a viable option, but there are several important considerations to remember to ensure…

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Is it Better to Stain or Paint an Old Deck?

Wood Staining | June 20, 2023

Refinishing your deck can make a massive difference if you want to sell your home or enjoy a new outdoor space. But, when it comes to updating an old deck, homeowners often need clarification on whether it is better to stain or paint their decking. At Dunbar Painting, we often receive questions from homeowners looking…

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What to Consider When Staining a Wooden Fence

Wood Staining | May 30, 2023

Staining a wooden fence is an excellent way to enhance its appearance and protect it from the damaging effects of weather; however, before you grab a brush and start staining, there are several factors you should consider to ensure that your fence is properly prepared and stained correctly. As experts in staining services, the team…

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How Long Does Exterior Paint Last?

Exterior Painting | May 24, 2023

If you are wondering “how long does exterior paint last?“, the lifespan of exterior paint can vary greatly depending on several factors, such as the surface’s condition, the house’s age, and the quality of the paint used. The expert team from Dunbar Painting has put together some information about these factors to help you understand…

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Tips for Cleaning Painted Surfaces

Paint Maintenance | April 25, 2023

After spending time and money to get that perfect paint job, you definitely do not want it to deteriorate quickly. Cleaning painted surfaces is not always easy, but it is an important part of maintenance to preserve the quality and appearance. At Dunbar Painting, we know that using the right tools and techniques can help…

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How to Prevent Paint From Bubbling

Interior Painting | April 18, 2023

Paint bubbling is a common problem that many homeowners face. The unsightly bubbles can ruin the appearance of your walls and make them look unattractive. The cause of the issue is often linked to moisture, heat, and painting on dirty or greasy surfaces. This is particularly common in wood surfaces, where water or humidity can…

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Can You Paint Baseboard Heaters?

Interior Painting | March 21, 2023

If you are considering painting every room in your home, it is important to consider elements like trim and baseboard heaters in addition to your walls. If you have an old baseboard heater in your home, you have likely wondered if you can safely rejuvenate it with a fresh coat of paint. While you can…

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Tips for Painting Over Old Interior Paint

Interior Painting | March 16, 2023

When it comes to interior painting projects, the process is often far more complex and labour intensive than most people think. This is especially true for home interiors that have not been painted for a while, as old paint requires additional work and prep to ensure proper paint adhesion and coverage. As a leading provider…

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Can You Paint a Brick Fireplace?

Interior Painting | February 23, 2023

If your living room or basement has a brick fireplace, you have likely considered painting it at some point. While you can paint a brick fireplace, there are several steps that must be performed to ensure optimal results. As a leading provider of exterior and interior painting solutions delivered with care, the team at Dunbar…

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