TIPS & TRICKS

Here's Why You Should Paint The Moment You Buy A New House (3 KEY BENEFITS)

There's a lot of items that will typically get added on the TO-DO LIST when buying a new house.

And if PAINTING finds itself on that list, here are 3 KEY BENEFITS you'll experience by making sure to check it off the list the moment you buy a new house.

 

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Here's Why I SHOWED UP LATE On Purpose

2 MINUTES LATE:  “Are you almost here?”

6 MINUTES LATE:  “Everyone is here! Where are you?”

13 MINUTES LATE:  “Did you forget about the meeting?”

20 MINUTES LATE:  “Is everything okay, Remi?”

This was a training exercise that our team never forgot…

One of the things that I’m known for is my punctuality. It’s not uncommon for clients to tell me “My gosh, when you say 1:30pm you really mean 1:30pm!”

TIME is a commodity I put a high value on both for others and myself.

So when I told my team “today’s meeting is particularly important so please make sure to be here by 3pm and don’t be late”NO ONE was late…  except for me!

You see, back in the summer of 2009 we had started to meet every Monday afternoons at 3:30pm for some coaching, bonding & to basically give everyone a chance to voice their concern or offer solutions to existing problems...

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How To Paint Inside Those TINY SQUARES

Be sure to watch this week's Tips & Tricks video where we'll first show you how this is done using only a paint brush... and then discuss the theory of how this works so you can have a better understanding of your paint brush and how to get the most out of it.

 

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How To Paint a Door With a ROLLER

Many people wonder how you could use a roller to paint a colonial door. The concern being the grooves in the door and the kind of finish a roller would create on such a surface.

In this week's video, we'll show you how we're able to paint a door leaving only a roller finish (no brush stokes). 

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The GEOMETRY Inside the COLOR Wheel

Why is GREY sooooo popular these days?

Why do we get tired of certain colors after a while?

What's the secret to combining colors that work well together?

These questions, and many more, are answered in this week's video...

 

 

Click on the links below to watch the first two videos in this 3 Part Series

PART 1: What Exactly Is Color?

Part 2: Here's How We Perceive & Interpret Color Frequencies

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Here's How We Perceive & Interpret Color Frequencies

Remember this famous illusion?

Some people were seeing the dress WHITE & GOLD... while others were seeing it BLUE & BROWN.

That's a pretty BIG difference, wouldn't you agree?

Well turns out, the same thing that made this illusion possible is also creating illusions in your life... every... single... day.

Whether you're looking at colors on a wall or in your surroundings... OR... interpreting situations & events in your life.

 

 

To watch the first video in this series, CLICK HERE.

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What EXACTLY Is Color? 🍎

What happens to COLOR when you turn off the lights?

Is that RED apple still red if it's in a pitch black room?

Was it even RED to begin with?

To answer those questions, we'll need to first go to the source and answer this question: what exactly is color?

And the short answer is - FREQUENCY!

 

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How To KEEP UP With The HIGH PACE OF LIFE Without Draining Yourself?

Does it feel like there aren't enough hours in the day to complete your TO-DO LIST?

Do you feel overwhelmed, overworked and exhausted most of the time?

Does the idea of doing nothing make you feel unproductive?

Perhaps it's time to watch this video and bring your attention to the "next gear"...

 

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Which One Is Correct?

Those 2 paint swatches are the SAME... but somehow they appear DIFFERENT.

So which one is CORRECT?

If you've ever picked a color only to have it turn out different than you expected, this little trick would probably have made a world of differentce... 

 

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Change Your LIGHT SOURCE... Change Your Colors

Is it possible to "Change the Colors" in your home simply by changing light bulbs?

The answer is, ABSOLUTELY!

For color to appear, it requires LIGHT. 

NO LIGHT = NO COLOR

But light can have different COLOR TEMPERATURES based on the time of day (light coming from the sun)... or the type of light bulbs we choose (light generated from inside our home).

Be sure to watch this weeks video for a clear example on how different color can appear in different lighting environments.

 

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