Landscaping Blog

Lawn Maintenance Checklist: Top 10 Lawn Care Techniques

Have you ever wondered how the neighbour’s lawn stays so green? When you pay attention to lawn care, your landscaping will reach its full potential and look amazing as well. The difference between having a gorgeous green garden and a lacklustre lawn is determined by how well you maintain it. If you follow certain lawn ...Read More

When To Plant Your Garden With Vegetables

Once you’ve tasted vegetables straight from the garden, you’ll know why people love to grow them! Ontario’s climate allows for spring, summer, and fall crops. We can enjoy a wide variety of vegetables throughout the growing season, which runs from mid-to-late May until the end of October. Garden Planning Growing a garden starts with planning. ...Read More

Spring Yard Clean-Up: Top 11 Things To Do

It’s time for spring cleaning! After a long winter, your yard needs some attention. Lose that dull, post-melt look and be ready for your yard to shine along with the sun! Why Do Spring Yard Maintenance? Consistent yard maintenance helps to preserve the value of your home, improving its appearance and making it more enjoyable ...Read More

When Is The Best Time To Transplant Trees?

We often think of trees as permanent features of the landscape, but sometimes a tree must move. Perhaps it has outgrown its space or would thrive in another area of your property. It’s a challenging project, but knowing when and how to transplant a tree will minimize harm and give your tree its best chance. ...Read More

How to Prep Your Home For An Indoor Painting Job

Painting the inside of your home is a simple way to improve its look. The right colour will complement the décor while making your space look cleaner and more up to date. Before you can even begin applying a coat of paint to your interior walls, you must first prepare the room. Taking the time ...Read More

Can You Paint Kitchen Cabinets That Are Stained?

The kitchen is one of the most used areas in your house. Outdated wooden kitchen cabinets can make your home look old and depreciate its value. Replacing cabinets can be expensive, so many homeowners choose the more cost-effective option of painting them instead. Here is the process for painting the cabinets: 1. Remove all of ...Read More

Top 5 Mistake-Proof Tips to Painting Windows and Trim

Painting windows and trim is a quick and inexpensive way to give your room a fresh, updated look. However, just like any other paint job, if it is not done properly, the poorly done coating will take away from the aesthetics of the room. You could hire a professional to do your window trim painting, ...Read More

Painting Vinyl and Aluminum Siding

Many people wonder if they can paint their siding? The answer is yes and it is a relatively cheap way to update the exterior of your home to a more modern look. It is important to note that you must use a "vinyl safe" colour and product though. In the past, most deep colours were ...Read More

When should you start exterior painting project?

We get asked all the time when is the best time to paint the exterior of your house. Customers want to know if it should be in the spring, summer or fall? With this changing climate there is never a perfect season, you never know what the season will bring these days, it could be ...Read More

Custom home painting in Oakville

In the spring of 2015, we had an opportunity to paint a new home being custom built by Rockliffe Homes. The project included priming all the new drywall and wood trim in a 4000 sqft home with 9-14 ft ceilings. We applied all of the trim paint with Sherwin Williams Pro classic semi gloss with ...Read More

Commercial Painting in Mississauga

Painting your commercial space can be hard to schedule. You want to update and clean up your work environment for your employees and clients, but you don't want to disrupt your business operations. At BMP metals, we worked over the shut down period over the holidays to update their offices, lunch rooms, washrooms and some ...Read More

Office Painting at Audience View

    We recently did a large commercial painting job for Audience View's office in Toronto. The company was looking to update there large space to a more modern and vibrant look. It was really important to them to portray their brand with paint colours. We used Benjamin Moore's Cloud White for most of the ...Read More

It's lawn and garden time!

Well it's almost here! With these warmer temperatures it is time to start thinking about yo ur spring projects. Absolute Home Services can help with anything from painting to landscpaping to handyman work. We get really busy in the spring, so it is best to call now to get your quotes so that you can ...Read More

Too Cold to Paint?

The season for exterior got off to a very late start, but luckily it also has had an extended season! Many people call us asking if it is too cold to paint at this time of year. Many paints (but not all) can be applied in temperatures greater than 2 degrees. The paint will dry ...Read More

Deck Staining

Deck painting and staining has been one of our largest group of projects over the last few weeks. Deck preparation and staining can be very time consuming for homeowners. And if the proper preparation and products are not used, it can lead to constant upkeep. Decks should be sealed with either semi transparent stain, solid ...Read More