Topic - Resources & Tips

3 Ways to make Great Color Choices

Posted on June 9, 2017 Choosing Colors & Design Resources & Tips

One of the most challenging concerns for any owner or strata is picking the right colour for their hallway or exterior building.  Often we settle for the same colour we already have, or pick a safe choice that is sure not to offend. What a missed opportunity! Try these tips to get better and bolder color […]

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Can I repaint my building if there are water restrictions?

Posted on May 18, 2016 Building Restoration Commercial Services Maintaining your property Resources & Tips

2015’s severe water restrictions were a wake-up call, with multiple projects deferred or cancelled due to the lack of rain. What did we learn, and will 2016 be any better? The first thing we learned was that the weather is unpredictable, and changes to the normal continue to accelerate. Already this year we’ve had the […]

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Does painting our strata hallway increase our property value?

Posted on September 11, 2015 Maintaining your property Resources & Tips Strata Services

  Recently, Consumer Reports looked at how to increase the value when selling a home. They found that simple improvements like repainting and washing the exterior can make a 10% difference! So does the same hold true for common area repainting? While no direct studies have been done in the market three general principles are sound: […]

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Water restrictions may shut down painting projects

Posted on August 2, 2015 Commercial Services Maintaining your property Resources & Tips Strata Services

News reports are saying Stage 4 restrictions are coming. What’s that mean for painting and restoration projects? Metro Vancouver moves to next level of water ban We’ve all enjoyed the amazing sunshine since early May, and for a painting contractor it’s been a real blessing. When working on an exterior painting project, if you can have […]

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Protect yourself with background checks

Posted on September 11, 2013 About Us Resources & Tips

Reading the recent articles about the City of Vancouver’s hiring of a Hell’s Angel to pick up garbage made me think: “Who’s working near my home, and how safe am I and my family?” There seem to be many issues and allegations, and the city’s hiring practices have come under some fire, but the lack […]

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