Home Decor How To’s: How to Match Existing Paint Colors

Home Decor How To’s: How to Match Existing Paint Colors

A home decor or renovation project, whether it be interior or exterior focused, can be tough and time consuming, even for the pro DIYer. This is especially true when it comes to one aspect of the project: color. Matching to existing paint colors or starting a whole new color palette can leave a homeowner feeling overwhelmed and confused. This results in many trips back and forth to the paint store

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Creating a top shelf product with the help of color

Creating a top shelf product with the help of color

Nix Sensor White on White Paper: Color control in the quality control process. Alcoholic beverages such as wine, beer, whiskey, scotch, and tequila are high-margin consumer products where color plays an important role in buying decisions in a store setting. This is because color is one of the few attributes that a customer can evaluate before a purchase is made. World leading beverage companies – as well as artisanal producers

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4 tips to build your contracting business in a pandemic

4 tips to build your contracting business in a pandemic

An interview with contractor Mat Sewerynek of Tasson Construction To say that times are tough would be an understatement, which is exactly why we’re bringing you Nix Pro Tips – industry advice from industry experts.  Meet Mat. After seeing his post about free renovation advice on Instagram, we reached out to Mat Sewerynek, a professional renovator of 15 years and owner of Tasson Construction of 5 years, to ask him

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White on White Paper: Attogene

White on White Paper: Attogene

Communicating the Stories of Colour in Science: Formaldehyde testing in consumer products through colour measurement The Company: Attogene The Project: Formaldehyde testing in consumer products through colour measurement The Need: Rapid, accurate and affordable colour measurement tools. The Solution: The Attotector Detection Kit + the Nix QC Colour Sensor; creating a portable, durable and accurate way of measuring colour (without paper colour cards) and improving formaldehyde detection capabilities. To improve

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Nix offers businesses a safe way to bring in business

Nix offers businesses a safe way to bring in business

Press Release – Colour Matching Tool Offers Industries Safe Way to Bring in Business Hamilton, Ontario – As people around the world are self-isolating and working from home, Canadian-based tech company, Nix Sensor Ltd., has developed tools and solutions to make the home a place where people want to be, not just where they have to be; and all while helping its partners across every industry. Chip (www.paintwithchip.com), Nix’s new

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A better way to measure color

A better way to measure color

Cheese, avocados, fish, meat…the list goes on. Food comes in all shapes, forms, and colors. And where there’s color, there’s color management.  “Every single product on the market inherently has a color,  and this color needs to be measured and controlled in some way. ” explains Will Sheridan, Nix’s resident Scientific Applications Consultant. “Color is one of the first things that a customer will notice about a product. It creates

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Where there’s a Will, there’s a way.

Where there’s a Will, there’s a way.

Meet Will Sheridan, our resident Scientific Applications Consultant. To get a better understanding of everyday life at Nix for Will, we chatted with him about his work, his clients (spoiler alert: alpaca farmers!), and the project he’s patiently waiting to tackle… Nix: Will, not everyone knows the ins-and-outs of the role of a Scientific Applications Consultant. Can you tell us what you do? Will: To put it simply, I help

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How to find the best contractor for your job

How to find the best contractor for your job

Congrats! You’re almost at the finish line! You have your rooms selected and your colour choices made. The hard part is over! Now it’s time to determine if you should go the professional route (hire a contractor) or DIY. Not sure which is best for you? We’ve got that covered here.  If you make the leap to hire a contractor for your paint project, you need to make sure you

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How to Sell Your Home with Colour

How to Sell Your Home with Colour

Selling your home can be an exciting yet overwhelming experience. That’s why we want to help you with one of the biggest aspects of getting your space ready for the market: colour.                  To get a professional’s opinion on the matter, we spoke to Realtor Daniela Tofano, who’s been in the real estate business for almost a decade.  “Looking to sell? Go neutral,”

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How to start (and finish) your next paint project

How to start (and finish) your next paint project

We’ve all been there before. We spend our time browsing through magazines, scrolling through Pinterest, flipping through catalogues, and going back and forth to paint shops, all for one thing: landing on a paint colour for our walls.  Why is starting a paint project so difficult? Well, that’s easy. We are consumed by inspiration. Everywhere we look, we see colour. Some colours shock us, others elevate our moods. Some colours

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