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Make use of Unused Space – Basement & Garage Remodeling

Make use of Unused Space – Basement & Garage Remodeling

Transform your lesser used spaces into useful rooms! One of the easiest ways to add more room to your home is to better utilize the space you already have. Because remodeling the basement or garage are all cost-effective ways to greatly expand your home’s living...
Lighting – Home Renovation Company’s Passion

Lighting – Home Renovation Company’s Passion

Lighting – Our Home Renovation Company’s Passion! Lighting is a very important piece of the interior design scope. Simply because lighting functionality and design plays a huge role in how you experience a space. The number one thing to remember when it comes to...
Subfloor Heating – Bathroom Renovation

Subfloor Heating – Bathroom Renovation

Should you consider Subfloor Heating for your Bathroom Renovation? There’s nothing like setting foot in the bathroom on a cold winter morning to remind you that the seasons have changed and that the temperature has dropped! Somehow, hopping onto cold tiles makes the...
Tips for your Bathroom Renovation

Tips for your Bathroom Renovation

Planning Bathroom Renovations? A renovated bathroom is one of the most cost-effective ways to increase the value of your home. Bathroom Renovations can also go a long way toward improving the quality of your life. Great bathroom makeovers are always pleasing to the...
Spring Exterior Painting!

Spring Exterior Painting!

With winter finally giving way to more pleasant weather. Spring is the prime time for planning your home exterior painting project in South Surrey and White Rock. How to begin? Start by making a careful visual inspection of the entire exterior of your home. Exterior...
Kitchen Cabinets Refacing – Restyling

Kitchen Cabinets Refacing – Restyling

Kitchen Cabinets Refacing In this blog, we cover the benefits of choosing kitchen cabinets refacing instead of other options such as replacing them with new cabinets. Benefits of Restyling Cabinets One of the biggest reasons to reface your kitchen cabinets is the...
How to Avoid Common Home Renovation Mistakes

How to Avoid Common Home Renovation Mistakes

Renovation mistakes could devalue your home Often customers ask for a home renovation that could end up devaluing their home. Why not tap into our years of expertise to help avoid the most common made home renovation mistakes: Budget Wisely Make sure not to spend the...
Reno Projects that Require Professionals

Reno Projects that Require Professionals

Consult a Professional for Reno Projects! As we’ve mentioned many times in the past. Renovations involving electrical work with existing or new wiring requires the work of a professional and could be dangerous & very costly if attempted by yourself. Below, we have...
4 Things to Consider about Bathroom Renovation Cost Estimate

4 Things to Consider about Bathroom Renovation Cost Estimate

Projecting your bathroom renovation cost often depends on how many items you are replacing and who’s doing the work. This article will cover some important things to consider for an estimate of your bathroom renovation cost. So including following costs: new...
Don’t Let Your Pipes Freeze!

Don’t Let Your Pipes Freeze!

Winter Alert – Don’t Let Your Household Pipes Freeze With winter here in the Fraser Valley with unexpected cold temperatures, homeowners need to insure that your household pipes don’t freeze.   Tips to Protect Your Household Pipes 1. Turn off the water to your...
Kitchen Renovations in White Rock

Kitchen Renovations in White Rock

Enjoy Kitchen Renovations! In today’s economy many of us cannot afford to the buy the new home of our dreams, but is doesn’t preclude us from having the dream! While kitchen renovation project can bring sad, tired, outdated or troublesome areas to life, and inspire...
Home Decorations and Painting for Fall

Home Decorations and Painting for Fall

What a wonderful time of year fall is! The leaves start to change colours. The stores hits by Pumpkin spice and what sounds better than curling up in a comfy chair with a good book. It’s the perfect time to change your home painting and decorations. There are...
Flooring is the Most Popular Home Remodeling in BC

Flooring is the Most Popular Home Remodeling in BC

Home Renovations in BC start with Flooring Canadians are big believers in home remodeling and deco, according to the latest research. Over 40% of us plan to remodel or renovate our homes in the next two years.We have mentioned several times on this blog, bathrooms and...
Interior Colour Ideas – A Painter Perspective

Interior Colour Ideas – A Painter Perspective

The Power of Interior Colour There are many good reasons to select a particular interior paint colour, including personal preferences and design considerations, but what’s often overlooked is the psychological power of colour. Here you’ll find some interior...
Painter Tips to follow Before Selling Your Home

Painter Tips to follow Before Selling Your Home

If you’re planning to sell your home, it can pay to touch up the painting. The higher perceived value of a well-maintained property is well documented, and there’s no simpler or more economical way to give that impression than to freshen the paint. A professional...
3 Tips for Choosing Bathroom Tile

3 Tips for Choosing Bathroom Tile

Tiles make a great choice for the floors and walls of your bathroom. Continue reading to learn about some tips on choosing a bathroom tile that can perfectly fit your home style. 1. Plan it All Out This is your home and you know what you require to make your bathroom...
3 Kitchen Design Tips

3 Kitchen Design Tips

Create your dream kitchen design with this helpful advice, tips and decorating inspiration, including: finding the right height for the microwave, installing a sliding door to your dining area and making room for storage. Below are 3 Kitchen Design Tips: 1. Finding...
Pro Painter Tips and Tricks for the Exterior of your House

Pro Painter Tips and Tricks for the Exterior of your House

With winter finally giving way to more pleasant weather, it’s prime time for exterior house painting. Follow these Tips and Tricks from our Pro Painters! Start by making a careful visual inspection of the entire exterior of your house. Exterior house painting pulls...
3 Reasons to Love White Kitchens Reno

3 Reasons to Love White Kitchens Reno

Whether warmed with wood or sparked with color, white kitchens blend into any home. Discover 3 reasons to love white kitchens reno and how to pull off the look in your own home: 1. White Kitchens are Timeless Roll back a few years to get a handle on white’s...
5 Common Bathtub designs

5 Common Bathtub designs

Choosing bathtubs can be confusing with the plethora of options to choose from. Luckily, there are several common bathtub designs, including: drop-in, corner, freestanding, whirlpool and alcove bathtubs. 5 basic types of bathtub designs: 1. Drop-in Bathtub Drop-in...
5 Tips for Kitchen Remodeling

5 Tips for Kitchen Remodeling

Avoid Mistakes about Remodeling your Kitchen A Kitchen Reno can be a stressful thing to do. Make sure to avoid any expensive mistakes with these 5 tips for kitchen remodeling outlined below. Read on! 1. Create a Distinctive Space To create a distinctive space, your...
5 Outdoor Home Painting Ideas

5 Outdoor Home Painting Ideas

With spring in the air, you may find your home improvement thoughts turning outdoors. Perhaps your list of home painting projects is short and sweet, or maybe you need to hire a painter to tackle a long list of painting projects! Either way, here is a pro painters...
4 Bathroom Remodeling Trends

4 Bathroom Remodeling Trends

Thinking about remodeling your bathroom? If so, you will want to consider these bathroom remodeling trends. Mediterranean-inspired design, natural beauty, jazzed up lighting and heated floors. 4 Bathroom Remodeling Reno Trends: 1. Mediterranean-Inspired Design...
3 Tips to Save Money on Your Bathroom Remodeling

3 Tips to Save Money on Your Bathroom Remodeling

Save Money Tips Thinking about how to give your bathroom a new look without flushing any funds? Check out these tips to save money during your bathroom remodeling process. Find below 3 tips to save money on your bathroom remodeling: 1. Consider Open Shelves The...
Popular Kitchen & Bathroom Reno Ideas

Popular Kitchen & Bathroom Reno Ideas

Popular Kitchen and Bathroom Reno Ideas Sometimes, people need inspiration to keep up with the times. Styles ideas for renovations on their homes. Below are a couple of trends about popular kitchen and bathroom reno ideas that we’ve noticed people incorporating into...
Before Bathroom Renovations

Before Bathroom Renovations

Bathroom Pre-Renovation Planning! A bathroom is one of the most complicated rooms to renovate in your home even though it may be one of the smallest. To successfully renovate a bathroom, you need a handful of skilled tradespeople to work on the many different areas in...
Using LED Lights

Using LED Lights

LED Lights Benefits Talk about LED lights as home lighting  has increased so much over the last few years, it’s easy to forget that this brilliant piece of technology has been around for more than 50 years – yes, half a century! And we’ve been enjoying it in our daily...
How to Add Closet Space in your home

How to Add Closet Space in your home

Not enough closet space? Ever feel like you don’t have enough space to put your out-of-season clothes or storage bins away? Finding enough closet space is a common problem for owners of apartments and also older homes. Below, we’ll give you a few example...

Different Types of Floors

Unique Types of Floors Are you tired of only choosing from the “normal” floor choices such as hardwood, carpet, or stone tiles? Looking for something different for your home renovation project? Below are some unique and uncommon choices that can potentially match your...

Comparing Licensed Contractors to Handymen

Handyman vs Contractor Though their abilities may sometimes overlap, knowing the difference between a handyman and a licensed contractor is important for anybody who wants to complete renovation work on their house. When it comes time to hire one of these...

Picking a Kitchen Backsplash

Choosing a Kitchen Backsplash Your kitchen backsplash is almost as important as your counter tops in acting as a personality piece. The look you decide to give the space between your counter top and the cabinets above the range is very important as it’s a major focal...

Basic Renovation Ideas

Small Renovation Projects Need renovation ideas? This blog will take you through the most basic projects people decide to complete during a renovation. Update Your Flooring. Flooring is very easy to change and is a quick solution to giving your rooms a new feel. Even...

Making Your Windowless Bathroom Brighter

Brighten Up Your Bathrooms! Do you have a bathroom that is located in a part of your house where it’s void of natural light? We have some tips that will that will help you replace the sun’s rays and make your bathroom a vibrant place. 1. Use Metallics. Shiny surfaces...

How to avoid Renovation Stress

How to avoid Renovation Stress Transforming your kitchen or bathroom into the living space of your dreams can undoubtably be stressful. Here are some tips on how to avoid unnecessary stress during your renovation. Work with a professional contractor First off, find a...

Benefits of Hard Wood Floors

Hard Wood Floors! Hard wood floors allows for a classy, structurally sound feel wherever it’s used. Here’s a brief overview of the benefits for choosing hard wood flooring in your home. For one, hard wood floors are straight forward to install. It is definitely less...

Bathroom Renovation Tips!

Top 10 Must Do’s for Renovating Your Bathroom! 1. Test your bathtub before buying. No, we don’t mean take a bath in it, just sit in a bathtub before you buy it. Bigger doesn’t mean better with bathtubs. Make sure your feet are comfortable in footholds so you don’t...

Spring Repainting – Ideas from a Painter

Springtime is here. Some Thoughts from a Painter: Want to say farewell to winter and hello to spring? Getting a fresh new coat of paint inside or on the exterior of your house may very well be the fastest method to reinvigorate the atmosphere of your everyday life....

Kitchen Renovation Tips!

Top 10 Must Do’s for Renovating Your Kitchen!   1. Use top quality materials. When it comes to the kitchen in your home, having the best hinges for cabinet and the best slides for drawers means that navigating your kitchen will be noise and hassle free for a long...

Liability Insurance Is a Must!

When it comes to having a company or person provide a home service for you due diligence is key to protecting your biggest asset, your home. When hiring a contractor asking for their Liability Insurance is a must. If the company turns out to not have insurance, or are...

A Smart Tip for Your Bathroom Renovation

Rip Up the Underlayment Homeowners everywhere know that one of the easiest ways to increase the value of their homes is by completing a modern bathroom renovation. Updating your existing bathroom can be as large or as small a job as you choose to make it, and there...

Winter Renovations

Winter Renovations for South Surrey White Rock Weather Homeowners are sometimes hesitant to do winter renovations.  The early spring and summer sunshine and long summer days usually trigger the renovation bug and imagination.  But don’t underestimate the rich rewards...

Bathroom Renovation from Top to Bottom

South Surrey Bathroom Renovation – In Pictures With almost 30 years in the business, MC Painting and Renovation has transformed used bathrooms into a room you want to show off to your friends.  We spend a lot of our lives in the bathroom – and a professional bathroom...

Tips For Remodeling Your Bathroom

Do Not Start Until You Have Everything On Hand If you are planning a bathroom renovation, you already know that there are a lot of different components to consider.  A modern bathroom renovation can be a time-consuming, but worthwhile undertaking and if you plan...

Home Renovations – Some Money Saving Tips

Save Money on Home Renovations Your home renovations will hopefully add value to your home – both by making your space more enjoyable and convenient for you while you live there, as well as by increasing the resale value when you do decide to move on. Two of the best...

A Painter can help you choose the right Hue of Blue!

Pro Painters have the eye for Colours. If you are considering painting your home’s interior, you may feel overwhelmed by all the great color choices that are available. You probably feel like a kid in a candy shop trying to choose between pastels, neutrals, brights...

Home Renovations – Tips on working with Contractors

How to Work Well With a Contractor Once you have chosen the right contractor for your project, make sure that your project goes off without a hitch by continuing to work as a team. Just as you have expectations of your contractor, such as being available and on time,...

Winter Heat and Home Humidity

5 Signs of too much Humidity in Your Home Living in White Rock and South Surrey, or anywhere in the Pacific Northwest means we face winter heat and home humidity, typically lots of it. Humidity can cause damage in your home and necessitate home repairs and even home...

Why Pro Painters Use Environmentally Friendly Paint!

Advice from a Painter: Environmentally Friendly Paint is a Good Choice If you are planning a house painting project in White Rock, you should know that conventional paints contain a variety of toxins and environmentally harmful chemicals. These toxins and chemicals...

Home Renovation DIY Dangers

Home Renovation And The Dangers It Can Pose for DIY – Guest Post By Brian Turner (Bio Below) There are some really great aspects to home renovation and the DIY approach. There’s the satisfaction of knowing that you did everything on your own. It can also (potentially)...

Adding Ceramic Tile to your Bathroom Renovations

Consider Ceramic Tile In Your Bathroom Designs If you like a textured and solid feel beneath your feet, you might love the ceramic tile options for bathroom flooring. Like it’s vinyl counterpart, the ceramic tiles are waterproof, durable and look great. The pricepoint...

How to Go Green in Home Renovations – 9 Major Benefits

In today’s world and economy, the idea of green home renovations is no longer a novel idea, but a mandate for the future. Although old ways normally die hard, the move towards a more sustainble approach to life, from toilets to garbage, and urban sprawl to well water...

Avoid Structural Issues in Bathroom Renovations

Get the Structural Issues Right with your Bathroom Renovation or Remodeling               If you are planning a bathroom renovation in White Rock or South Surrey this year, there are some structural issues to consider. Why spend the...

Home Exterior Need some TLC? Hire a Painter!

A Painter can help your home look it’s best! How can you tell if it is time for an exterior home paint job? You can see the wood coming through in places due to paint peeling. You used cheap paint the last time and it’s already showing the wear and tear of...

SAVE MONEY WITH SPRING RENOVATIONS

White Rock and South Surrey Home Owners Save Money on Home Renovations If you are planning on a home renovation this spring, you can manage a significant savings if you book early. Local contractors are looking to get their season going and they book up quickly.  If...

Choosing a New Bathtub during Bathroom Renovations

Undergoing Bathroom Renovations? Here are Some Helpful Tips for Choosing the Right Bathtub: Before you pick your next bathtub for your bathroom renovations, you need to consider a few key ideas: Do I have spatial considerations?  Is there room for the tub of your...

Bathroom Renovations – Bathtub Repair and Refinishes

When Your Bathroom Renovations are a Bathtub Repair   There is a wide variety of options for your bathtub updates when doing bathroom renovations.  Before we address a bathroom remodel, let’s look at one of the simple solutions, if the tub is the eyesore and main...

Choosing Tiles to Suit Your Bathroom Designs

How-To Tips for Choosing Tiles for Your Bathroom Renovations   There are many elements necessary for creating spa-like bathroom renovations and creating your bathroom designs.  You must choose the right lighting, bathroom fixtures (jets or no jets, one or two...

Bathroom Renovations Gone Bad

Whoops!  Your Bathroom Renovation is a Bust! Save yourself a lot of dollars and frustration by considering certain factors before your do your bathroom renovation.  Will your new bathroom be functional? Will your door design open the right way to allow for traffic?...

Tips On Bathroom Renovations

13 Tips to Consider for Your Bathroom Renovation What is the size of the present bathroom design?  Do you like the size overall, or should we begin from the basics and increase or decrease the square footage? Do you have the wall construction to allow for the special...

Bathroom Renovations Can Help You Sell Your House?

Increase the Value of your Home with a Bathroom Renovation Turn on a reality show about selling or buying homes and listen to the comments people make in almost every house: This bathroom is gorgeous! I want to live in this room! (Said of a bathroom the size of a...

DIY Renos: Begin with A Permit

You Need A Permit to Start Your Home Reno In scouring the internet for appropriate information, we came across an article by Real Estate Lawyer Ray Leclair. There is pertinent information for Canadian DIY ers. Enjoy! “With the explosion of DIY renovation shows on...

Why Hire a Professional Painter when you can DIY?

DIY or Hire a Professional Painter? Be a DIY Painter – The Joys of Saving Money and Doing It YOURSELF. Decide on one room to start with. Prepare your calendar for nights and weekends to accomplish the task before and/or after work Choose the color you like…did we...

Home & Commercial Renovations

MC Renovation and Paint For Commercial Renovations Commercial renovations require on-time and on-budget performance. MC Renovation and Painting goes beyond the industry standard in quality and commitment. We are committed to providing the tools, premium grade products...

Key Tips in Avoiding Renovation Traps

Avoiding Renovation Traps Many people renovate their home to end up with a more comfortable place to live in, and that’s perfectly fine but you have to be aware of the other goal that’s sometimes masked: To get a good return on the value of your home when you sell it...
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