10 Things You Must Know About Interior Painting

An easy way to update the look of your home is a coat of paint on interior walls. Before you get started or hire any painters in Victoria BC here’s some helpful tips you need to know.

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1)    Sheen is important, sheen refers to gloss, satin or eggshell finish when you select a paint. High traffic areas need a gloss or satin sheen to stand up to touching and washing, their drawback is that they show imperfections ( wavy drywall, patched areas ) and make them quite noticeable. Choose a matte finish like flat when you want to mask imperfections the downside is they are not a durable or easy to clean.

2)    Embrace color, be brave enough to use bold colors, select ones that add depth and texture to a room. Even mood and emotion can be influenced by your color choices.

3)    Try Samples first by purchasing a …

Should You Consider Residential Solar Energy?

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Solar energy is a viable option for many homes, but you’ll need to do a little research to determine is solar panels are right for you. It’s also a good idea to check and see if the solar system will actually be worth the money to install and utilize. For instance, if you live in an area that doesn’t get much direct sunlight, or the rain and snow in your area will damage the solar panels, you may want to think about finding other ways to conserve energy in your home.

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Here are some things that will help you recognize if your home is right for residential solar energy.

Roof Condition and Placement

Your roof or the roof of your garage should be positioned south, southwest, southeast or flat. The solar panels may also do well if you have a lot of sunny space in your back yard. Make …