Professional Painting Blog

Our blog is a place to share our community involvement and an inside look at Tribble Painting. A place to get design tips from our pros, where we can showcase and share some of our recent projects as well as painting tips and tricks. You can also find just about anything else related to residential and commercial painting. We hope you enjoy it!

Paint Before Moving In

Tribble Painting - Monday, September 14, 2015

interior painting before moving inLet’s begin with a caveat. Unless you have a big pile of money lying around, ignore this article. Follow the advice of Toronto interior designer Judith Taylor. In her Houzz article, “12 Key Decorating Tips to Make Any Room Better,” she advises waiting to paint until you move in. “There are thousands of paint colors with various tints, tones and shades,” she says. “You want the color that best complements your upholstery, artwork, rug, and whatever else. You can pick that color only if your stuff is actually inside your home.  Keep Reading...

Why Does Paint Bubble, Crack or Peel?

Tribble Painting - Monday, August 03, 2015

Meet Sisyphus: murderer, liar and fraudster extraordinaire. In punishment for his chronic dirty dealing, Sisyphus was condemned by Zeus to inch a backbreaking boulder up a mountain only to have it roll back down. Roll. Sigh. Repeat.

Many a tortured homeowner has endured a Sisyphean experience. Paint too thin? Too cold? Accidentally pour mineral spirits into acrylic? Do it over. Do it again.  Here’s why. Keep Reading...