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Restoring A Cedar Deck From Start To Finish

The Backstory: The homeowner was very unhappy with the weathered and dirty look of their cedar deck in the back yard. It had taken on an almost charcoal-gray color in appearance. Plain and simple, it was dirty! When the deck was new a coat of Sikkens Translucent Stain was applied in a color they call…

Exterior Painting in Calgary Renfrew: The Job Details

Before After How Do You Paint An Old Stucco House Exterior Including A Weather Beaten Deck? Description   Questions I’ll Try to Answer In This Article: Where do you start? What are the challenges? What is the Best way to Prep the house? What kind of primer is needed? How were the cracks in the…

Graco 395 Finish Pro Air Assisted Airless Review

Graco 395 Finish Pro Yes, this is a picture of my Graco 395 FP purchased in 2013 Why am I writing about it 4 years later? Because it has held up well and I didn’t have a Blog back then. 🙂 Seriously, we do not pull this rig out every day to use. When you…

Idea Paint Review-How to Apply This Dry Erase Board Coating-By Eco Star Painting

 Dry Erase Board Coatings  Have you been thinking about getting some painting done? Get a Quote Idea Paint: How Any Wall Can Become A Dry Erase Board How To Apply Dry Erase Board Coatings To A Wall Or Any Surface Eco Star Painting recently had the opportunity to use a cool product called Idea Paint.Idea…

How to Prep & Stain a Deck Like a Professional Painter

Basic Prep Work Required For The Job The above Deck was painted by Eco Star Painting in 2013. We stripped it down using a power sander, scrapers, and a little elbow grease.First we used  50 grit sandpaper using a 1/4 sheet Porter Cable Palm Sander. After most of the paint is removed, we use  80…

Review of Kilz General Purpose Primer & Sealer

Review of Kilz General Purpose Primer & Sealer This review of Kilz General Purpose Primer & Sealer was written by  Ted Rinshed of Eco Star Painting. Eco Star Painting is based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Purpose: The job required a primer to seal the drywall compound in a business we were  painting. The drywall damage was extensive as…

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