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April 10, 2019

Spring time is here and we will be starting our exterior painting soon. Give us a call or email to get your painting proposal done early.

February 28, 2019

We are setup for the 2019 Home Show. Come by and say hello. The show runs on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Look forward to seeing you.

January 10, 2019

Happy New year for all of us at Hi-Tech Painting.

Even though the weather is cold right now. The warm weather will be here before you know it.

If you require any painting quotes for this spring and summer please send us a quick email and we will get you a accurate quot...

July 30, 2018

Here's our BBB 25th anniversary article.

If there’s one thing Marco Smit can’t stand, it’s surprises. The founder of Hi-Tech Painting (1991) Ltd. says he wants to keep his customers happy from start to finish and that means no surprises on the bill at the end.

“We often...

July 5, 2017

Having been in the painting industry for over 30 years, I have dealt with every paint supplier in Calgary. Customers sometimes request a specified paint manufacturer and I want to explain the reasons why this is not a good way to get a top quality product. 

Paint manu...

September 17, 2016

Hiring a painting contractor is an important decision; due to the cost of house painting there is a lot of money at stake, and of course you want a beautiful paint job. Which contractor do you pick? How do you weigh your options? This is a daunting task. Here are a few...

September 1, 2016

When painting walls put a piece of 1” or 1 1/2” masking tape horizontally at the top of the baseboard. This will act as an umbrella and prevent roller spray from landing on the baseboards.

September 1, 2016

After you have painted a wall re roll it again (before the wall is dry) with a dry roller this will get rid of any sausages and give you a more even/better coverage.

September 1, 2016

Use a 15 or 20 mm lint free roller on drywall walls.
Use 5 or 10 mm lint free roller on doors.
Use 30 mm roller on rough siding or stucco.
Use 20 mm roller on smooth siding.
Use 30 mm split foam roller on stipple ceiling, use flat Alkyd on unpainted stipple ceiling (on...

September 1, 2016

Prime any drywall patches with your eggshell or flat finish coat. This will prevent flashing. Do not use semi of gloss paint for priming, it will not seal properly. You can use a drywall sealer but a flat or eggshell paint will work just as well and will save money by...