Last Project of 2013 Exterior Season

Painting the exterior of a heritage building in one of the most expensive cities in the world is a huge task and an honour. Jorge the project foreman and his crew did an amazing job making sure we are working safe dealing with very tricky access and ...


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Our Charity Work at Rogers Arena

It's that time of year, the interior painting season has started and one of our first projects has been the repainting of the Sedin charity suite at Rogers Arena now called Sedin Corner. We teamed up with the Rogers Arena staff and designers givi...


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WIN A 5 GAME ICE PACK

Vanguard Painting Ltd. is proud to offer you the opportunity to enter its 2013/14 prize draw to win a 5 GAME ICEPACK to the Vancouver Canucks courtesy of Vanguard Painting Ltd's season tickets. To enter the prize draw submit an Interior Multi-Re...


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BBB Torch Awads

Vanguard Painting is proud to announce that, once again, we’re finalists of the 2013 BBB Torch Award for marketplace excellence in ethical business and marketing practices.   We’ve had a very busy summer so stay tuned for new posts ...


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We’re On!

Welcome back Vancouver, summer painting season has officially begun. In Vancouver, the exterior painting season traditionally runs from early may to mid October. With so much rain and wet weather we’re limited to just these months of the year....


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Bon Voyage

It's with a touch of sadness and a whole heap of well-wishes that we say bon voyage to our brother and long-time partner, Josh Baran. Josh has been with Vanguard for almost ten years and if you've ever been one of our clients, you'll...


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Asking the right questions

I was surfing around the net this week, having a look at some of the other painting blogs out there (yes, believe it or not, there are a fair number of these things!), and came across this one from Benjamin Moore called, Finding the Best Pro for the ...


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Price vs Quality in the Winter Months

  It’s true what they say, if a company promises you the highest level of quality and service at the cheapest price and it seems too good to be true, well it probably is. When we buy a Big Mac, we don’t get prime rib. When we buy a...


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Jobsite Foremen

The right foreman is like a superhero on the jobsite, cleaning-up problems before they happen, catching the villains of peeling paint and rotting wood, and rescuing defenseless kittens from dangerous trees. (well, maybe not that last part, but you ge...


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What Does Primer Do?

So we've covered the basics of preparation and why it’s essential for a quality paint job. But there's still a lot to learn about the four basic areas. This past week, for example, I had a long discussion with a client who was intereste...


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