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Colour in Your North York Workplace

September 19, 2013 | Category: Colour in Business

Productivity can mean different things to different people. If images of workers moving at a blazing speed across the shop floor is what you have in mind, color is not going to do that for any production facility and it really shouldn’t.   North York office painting may be the answer. Creating a comfortable work […]

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Colour Consulting Institutional

May 23, 2010 | Category: Colour in Business

As with painting commercial properties, when painting for institutional customers, the question of colour is still prevalent. Colour Consultants can play an important role here. When painting Toronto institutional projects, COMPASE recommends using colour consultants.   Sylvia O’ Brien  is the creative director of Colour Theory. We interviewed Sylvia recently,  this is part one, of a 2 part interview. Sylvia is explaining how the clients […]

Commercial Colour Consulting

May 2, 2010 | Category: Colour in Business

Colour Consultants can play an important role in choosing colour for commercial spaces. For Toronto Painting Projects, COMPASE is using the Colour Consulting of Sylvia O’ Brien. Sylvia is a colour consultant and creative director of Colour Theory. Recently, we had a chance to interview Sylvia. This is part one, of a 2 part interview. Sylvia, I suppose the […]

Building Exterior Paint Maintenance

April 18, 2010 | Category: Exterior Painting

The exterior surfaces of a building can be cleaned and maintained to extend the life cycle of a paint job. Surfaces should be checked every year, or at least every two years to ensure the painted surfaces are protected from the elements. – There should be no cracks or blisters of the paint. – There […]

Painting Health Centre.

April 4, 2010 | Category: Institutional Painting

COMPASE,  local Toronto Painters was awarded the commercial contract to paint the large interior of the Parkdale Community Health Centre. PCHC is a non-profit community health centre located in the Queen and Dufferin area of Toronto. 80% of the space had to be painted during business hours without a major interruption to the every day routine […]

Painting Food Services Refrigerator

March 25, 2010 | Category: Institutional Painting

COMPASE (Commercial Painting) was contracted to clean and paint a Food Service refrigerator in a dining  carea-cafeteria. This was for one of our regular customers, a not-for-profit organization, a large retirement home located in the south west area of Toronto. The timeline of the project was understandably  tight. The customers staff had to empty the refrigerator […]

Painting older building in Toronto, Lead concerns

March 7, 2010 | Category: Eco Friendly Painting

As the debate about lead in old paint is heating up south of the border,  it is important to keep aware of the issues faced by Toronto Painters here. Lead is a harmful substance that was used widely by paint manufacturers. It improved paint performance and durability. The problem was that the lead in paint […]

Exterior Mississauga Painting

February 15, 2010 | Category: Exterior Painting

Sometimes restoring a structure makes way more sense, environmentally or financially, than replacing it. This was the case when our Missisauga Painters were asked to work on the finish of this sign at the Toronto Pearson International Airport area. The original blue colour was fading, peeling and rust was making its appearance everywhere. First of all, the […]

Painting Office space after hours.

February 7, 2010 | Category: Office Painting

Even with the use of zero VOC paints, painting office space during regular business hours can be inconvenient and even harmful to the office staff and everyday users of the space. Responsible Painting Contractors will try to minimize the effect their painting services have on the everyday operations of the facility and the indoor air […]

Costs of Painting a Facility

January 16, 2010 | Category: Office Painting

When choosing painting services for a commercial facility, the price of the materials, paint and labour are of course taken into account. Looking at the initial cost of painting  in isolation with other factors, would make the choices as simple as an apples to apples comparison between painting contractors. In that case,  the most cost […]