The Basics of Preparation

In previous posts I talked about some common paint problems you’re likely to see around your home or property. Fixing these problems is one thing, but what about preventing them? (more…)...


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Common Paint Problems (Part II)

Last week we covered a few common paint failures to look out for around your property. We were surprised by the email feedback we received from all of you who said you wished you'd known what to look for before the problems started. So today we&#...


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Common Paint Problems (Part I)

Let's face it - Vancouver is wet! Being on the west coast exposes houses here to a particular brand of wet, damp weather that lasts for months on end. In light of this, every spring, building and home owners should do a brief 10-minute walk aroun...


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Keeping Track

One of the best innovations we have put in place at Vanguard in recent years is the use of an automated time and attendance system. Our guys clock in and out by cell phone or web, and their time worked is tracked to the minute. (more…)...


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Rain Days

Vancouver is the best city in the world. But it rains. Those who’ve lived here longest usually come to hold a sort of reserved affinity for the weather - not minding it so much and, in our better moments, even enjoying it! (more…)...


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Substandard Subcontractors

Vanguard Painting is proud of its heritage as a family run company. We work hard to extend a feeling of family and community all the way through the company from our most specialized master tradesmen, to our newest painters and helpers. We wouldn&rsq...


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Specialty Crews

We have a variety of paint crews for a variety of paint jobs. Some of our crews specialize in high-end finishes, where only experts dare to tread. Others excel at tricky strata complexes or precarious high-rise apartment buildings. The secret is to m...


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