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ASK THE EXPERT

BY ATHENA McKENZIE

PAINT PERFECT

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Pro tips you need to know

WHEN IT COMES TO REFRESHING YOUR HOME, A COAT OF PAINT CAN BE TRANSFORMATIVE — BUT THE PROCESS CAN ALSO BE DAUNTING. TO HELP YOU TAKE THE GUESSWORK OUT OF PAINTING PROJECTS, THREE LOCAL EXPERTS SHARE THEIR ANSWERS TO COMMON QUESTIONS, FROM HOW TO CHOOSE THE IDEAL COLOUR FOR YOUR SPACE TO HOW TO TACKLE THOSE TRICKY TEXTURED WALLS.

JEFFREY BOSDET/SPRUCE MAGAZINE

“For new builds and big renos, painters mostly stick to spraying. We spray all the walls and the trims and then we’ll roll the final coat on all the walls. Everything is back rolled after you spray it, except for the trim. We use a finefinish tip on the trim so you get a factory finish.” — Matt Beyers, owner of Indelible Paint Works

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