Beat North Vancouver Fall & Winter Blues by Brightening Up Interior Paint

By |October 24th, 2017|Latest News, North Vancouver Painting|

Anyone who has lived in the Lower Mainland of BC for some time, will tell you that fall and winter can become oppressive. Blue Chip, your North Vancouver painters, has an answer that doesn’t involve therapy: interior paint! If you’re feeling a little down this fall and winter, it’s amazing what fresh, bright paint can do to liven things up and make you feel better about being in your home. The following are a few tips that can bring some summery brightness into your home in fall and winter. […]

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Does Your Vancouver Painting Company Have Accreditation and Good Reviews?

By |September 26th, 2017|Latest News, Vancouver Painting Services|

If you are searching for a Vancouver painting company on Google, you’ll see that there are many to choose from. There are many pages of companies in the search results and if you visit their websites, you’ll notice that they all offer (or purport to offer) similar services. […]

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5 Kitchen Painting Tips for Your North Van or West Van Home

By |September 5th, 2017|Latest News, North Vancouver Painting, West Vancouver Painting Services|

When hiring West Vancouver or North Vancouver painting services to paint your home’s kitchen, you’ll find numerous painting companies offering a range of services. Kitchen painting is an art that requires proper planning, preparation, a designer’s eye, and experience. The tips below may help you decide on a painting company that’s best for you. […]

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Garage, Shed and Outbuilding Painting Tips from Your North Vancouver Painting Pros

By |July 24th, 2017|Latest News, North Shore Painting, North Vancouver|

If you are considering having your home’s outbuildings and shelters painted (e.g. garages, sheds, pool houses, cabanas), read these tips from Blue Chip Painting – your North Vancouver painting professionals. Outbuilding interiors and exteriors require similar treatments and maintenance as your home – with some differences. […]

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Summer Home Exterior Inspection & Painting in North Vancouver

By |June 30th, 2017|Latest News, North Vancouver House Painting|

If you’re going to go to the time and expense of home painting in North Vancouver, it’s wise to do as much as possible to extend the life of the paint job. A little preventive maintenance can slow down paint decay and prevent cracking, rot and fading. Blue Chip Painting recommends an annual visual inspection. […]

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What Colour Will You Choose for Your Vancouver Area Home Painting This Year?

By |June 7th, 2017|Home Painting Colours, Latest News, Vancouver Area Home Painting|

In last month’s blog post, we discussed trend colours for Vancouver area home painting – focusing on 2017 colour of the year as chosen by Pantone, Benjamin Moore, Glidden, and Sherwin-Williams (each chose a different colour).  In that article, we discussed how trend colours are chosen (who and how) and advised readers to be cautious when using trend colours. This month, we’ll look at the Sherwin-Williams 2017 colour forecast families. While not all Vancouver painters are aware of colour trends, Blue Chip Painting makes a point of reviewing trends from year to year. […]

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2017 Home Painting Colour Trends – Should I Use Trend Colours to Paint My Vancouver-Area Home?

By |May 1st, 2017|Burnaby Painting Services, Colour, Latest News, North Shore Painting, Vancouver Painting Services, West Vancouver Painting Services|

Vancouver area home painting, like fashion, experiences a ceaseless ebb and flow of changing trends. Influenced by media, movies, art, fashion, design, and culture. Paint colour trends reflect what’s happening now and in the recent past. Because trends are just that, you might be wondering if it’s safe to use “trendy” paint colours to paint the exterior or interior of your home? The answer is “Yes”, and “No”. […]

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2017 Painting Resolution Ideas from Your West Vancouver & North Shore Painting Service

By |December 21st, 2016|Latest News, North Shore Painting, West Vancouver Painting Services|

Before we discuss New Year’s house painting resolution ideas, we’d like to thank all of you, our loyal customers, for making this year a fantastic one for our North Shore painting services company. We are extremely grateful that many people looking for house painters in West Vancouver and North Vancouver in 2016 chose Blue Chip Painting. We hope the holidays and the coming year will bring you and your family good health and much happiness. […]

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Types of Interior Paints for Your North Shore Home, Part 2: Paint Sheen

By |November 23rd, 2016|Latest News, North Shore Painting|

In part 1 of this 2-part series, we wrote about VOCs (volatile organic compounds) in paint, Canada’s VOC regulations, and acrylic/latex water-based paints. In part 2, we explore the paint sheen options, and why you would use one over another in various areas of you home. Sheen, of course, refers to the level of reflection of a painted surface. […]

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Types of Interior Paints for Your North Shore Home, Part 1: VOCs, Water-Based Paint and Enamel

By |October 28th, 2016|Latest News, North Shore Painting|

If you are hiring a North Shore painting service to paint your home's interior, there are many things to consider when choosing paint: VOC (volatile organic compound) levels, colour, paint type, and sheen. The following is a paint primer to inform you about some of the more important aspects of choosing interior paint. VOCs (Volatile [...]

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