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How to Properly Tape your Painting Project - Benjamin Moore West Hillhurst - Paint Store Calgary - Featured Image

How to Properly Tape your Painting Project

While the concept is simple, applying tape to a room before painting can be time-consuming and challenging! Done properly, taping produces sharp lines, straight edges, protects surfaces, allows faster painting and results in fewer mistakes. Here is some advice for properly taping your painting project.   Clean before applying tape: Tape won’t adhere to dusty, …

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What’s the Difference Between Latex and Acrylic Paint? - West Hillhurst Paint + Design - Paint and Blinds Store - Featured Image

What’s the Difference Between Latex and Acrylic Paint?

This frequently asked question is misleading and is indicative of the confusion that surrounds paint! Firstly, latex paint doesn’t contain any latex. Secondly, latex paint is an umbrella term for a group of  water based paints which includes acrylic, vinyl-acrylic and styrene-acrylic.The binders in latex paints are small plastic particles dispersed in water. As the …

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