How to select the right brush for your project

General Info Bristle brushes are made of thicker, stronger and sometimes rougher hair. They originally came from animals such as wild hogs, but now synthetic bristle brushes are very common. Bristles are great because they can hold a lot of paint. I use bristles to do the bulk of my painting, especially when covering large…

Ways To Add Colour To Your Home

The trend towards a lighter palette of whites, off whites, light grays and creams is still very much alive and well when it comes to wall colour. There are lots of reasons to embrace this aesthetic, lighter colours give the illusion of space and openness , creating a cleaner, contemporary look. When I am not…

Let’s Talk About Paint!

At Paint Oasis, we primarily use Benjamin Moore paints however after being in the painting business for15 years I have had a chance to try a lot of different paint products, in this blog post I will talk about my favourite products and why I like them. Ultra Spec 500 – Benjamin Moore This paint…

What Are Volatile Organic Compounds?

How safe are paints these days? Most paints on the market today are labelled no VOC, this is now the industry standard. VOC stands for volatile organic compounds, and it refers to certain chemical solvents that release gases into the air and contribute to indoor air pollution. Low and no VOC labelling can be confusing,…