Brighten Your Basement with These Paint Colours

Whether it’s an apartment, a family room or a ‘man cave’, a shot of colour can brighten your basement living space and... (Read more)
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Deck Stain Colour Trends 2020

Summer is almost here and Paint Shop customers have plenty of questions about 2020 deck stain colour... (Read more)
 

Let the Sun Shine In: Light Control Window Fabric Options

As much as we crave it, direct sunlight is dangerous to our décor, making floors and ... (Read more)
 

7 Ways To Refresh Your Home Without Breaking The Bank

Changing up the look of your home doesn’t need to be expensive. There are several things you can... (Read more)
 

Pinterest Christmas Kids Crafts

Christmas is a great time for creating memories and spending time with family. You can do both at once by making ornaments... (Read more)
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How A Rug Can Add Comfort And Warmth To Your Home

Rugs are wonderful for defining a space and anchoring a room, and something patterned can add that extra layer of color and... (Read more)
 

We’re Giving Away Free Paint Each Friday in November!

You really can walk into a Paint Shop store, get your can of free paint, and leave without buying anything... (Read more)
 

Inspired by First Light

The sky lightens, shadows become details, and the world is seen through the rose coloured glasses of dawn’s first light. There is... (Read more)
 

Colour of the Year 2020

A fresh palette. A revitalized spirit. A soft, rosy hue blooming with potential. Benjamin Moore's Color of the Year 2020 is First Light... (Read more)
 

Decorator Faves: Kitchen Island Colour Choices

We asked our decorators what colours they see as being solid choices for a kitchen island. Here's what they suggested.... (Read more)
 

Why Choose Silks Paint?

Learn more about Silks, a durable, quality paint with the ability to hide imperfections while being easy to apply. It also happens... (Read more)
 

Caring for and Maintaining Laminate Flooring—A How To

The do's and don'ts for cleaning and maintaining laminate flooring.... (Read more)
 

Vinyl Siding Safe Colours for Your Home

Choosing vinyl safe colours for your home can be challenging. Luckily we have the know-how to help you get... (Read more)
 

The Definitive Stain Guide

There are two main factors to consider first when choosing among stain options and opacity: the wood being stained and the whereabouts... (Read more)
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Six Tricks for a Glamping Fix

Glamour camping. Is there really such a thing? Yes! All you need are a couple of personal, unexpected touches to customize a... (Read more)
 

Best Benjamin Moore Paint Colours – Top Reds

Warm, bright and energetic, red is a motivating colour, even known to even stir the appetite. But like a rich desert, too... (Read more)
 

#TrendAlert: Accent Walls

From playful patterns to all-out glitter, give your space the accent wall of your dreams with these DIY-friendly... (Read more)
 

Best Benjamin Moore Paint Colours – Top Yellows

Warm, bright and energetic, red is a motivating colour, even known to even stir the appetite. But like a rich desert, too... (Read more)
 

Colour Inspired Cocktails Your Guests Will Love

Be the host with the most! Ring in the New Year with these festive Benjamin Moore colour-inspired cocktails and keep your party... (Read more)
 

New Year, New Hue: The Best Colour Trends for 2019

Go bold with Beau Green 2054-20 or fall in love with Head Over Heels AF-250. Explore our favourites from Benjamin Moore's Colour... (Read more)
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Fun and Games: Painted Pavement Makes Big Impact

School children at Matthew Elementary in Bonavista, NL love their new playground thanks to some very creative... (Read more)
 

Homestyle Holiday: Colours for the Season

'Tis the season to indulge in... colour! From Sugar Cookie 2112-20 to Nutmeg 1227, these colours are sure to evoke memories of... (Read more)
 

Colour of the Year 2019: Effortlessly Sophisticated “Metropolitan”

Calm, composed and effortlessly sophisticated, Benjamin Moore’s Colour of the Year 2019, Metropolitan AF-690, is a stylish grey with... (Read more)
 

Sparkle & Shine: A Glitter Paint How-To

Rustoleum’s popular glitter paint has finally made it to Canada, and to your local Paint Shop. For a... (Read more)
 

Outdoor Furniture Makeovers: A How To

There’s nothing quite as welcoming as a deck chair, except that same deck chair in a bright, cheerful colour (with a cold... (Read more)
 

Kitchen Cabinet Makeovers: A How To

Add a little flavour to your kitchen with a quick lick of Advance Kitchen Cabinet Paint. Advance provides a furniture-like finish for... (Read more)
 

Better Brush. Better Results. What’s Nylyn?

If you’ve seen one paint brush, you’ve seen them all right? Wrong! It turns out, you can reinvent the wheel, build a... (Read more)
 

Colour Blocking Techniques with FrogTape

FrogTape is the go-to choice among painters who need a good clean line. Simple and straightforward when you need a clean edge,... (Read more)
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Protip Basics: Top 5 Painting Tips

Here are just a few simple steps that will make all the difference for best results and a pain-free paint project. ... (Read more)
 

AC Rating: A Laminate’s Durability Score

A laminate is made of many layers, but it’s the ‘wear layer’ at the very top that takes the direct hits, from... (Read more)
 

Colour of the Year 2018: Confident “Caliente”

Strong, radiant and full of energy, Caliente AF-290 is total confidence. It is pleasing, passionate and makes people feel special, like 'red... (Read more)
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Roller Rules: Understanding “Fluffiness” For Best Results

For best results, consider the three equal parts of a paint project: Colour, Paint Product and Application. Some argue that application is... (Read more)
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Why We Love Sheer Horizontal Shades

The sheer fabric construction of Horizontal Shades means you can enjoy the sunlight... (Read more)
 

Staff Picks – Best Exterior Colour Palettes

Bring your whole neighbourhood up a notch with these inspiring choices for siding, trim and door colour, hand selected by our team... (Read more)
 

Makeover Time? Where to Start

Decorator Rebecca Dart answers customers' most frequently asked question: when (re) decorating, where is the best place to start?... (Read more)
 

Repaint Vinyl Siding Instead of Replacing It: A How-To

If replacing your vinyl siding has been on your To Do List for a while, this is the tip for you. Forget... (Read more)
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Quick Tips to Enhance Your Colour Confidence

Colour has the power to set the tone of a room, influence your mood and visually change the perception of size or... (Read more)
 

How to Paint with Aura Grand Entrance Door & Trim Paint

Grand Entrance is a rewarding finishing touch for instant impact. Rich colour choices won’t... (Read more)
 

Benjamin Moore’s Colour of the Year: Shadow 2117-30

Benjamin Moore's 2017 Colour Trends palette is inspired by the ways light and shadow travel throughout a room during the... (Read more)
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The Front Door: The Neck Tie to Your Home’s Ensemble

One of the easiest ways to achieve instant curb appeal is to add a pop of personality to your front door. Sharon... (Read more)
 

Sheens Simplified: All You Need to Know in 2 Sentences

A paint’s finish, or sheen, can make all the difference to a finished look and how long it lasts. Sheen is simply... (Read more)
 

How to Use a Paint Brush and Other Important Brush Business

You need just three things to get through any painting project: good paint, a strong wrist, and a quality applicator. Contrary to... (Read more)
 

How to Prepare A Room for Painting

We know you’re excited to get started, but before you dig in, take a few minutes to follow these few easy steps.... (Read more)
 

Five Factors to Consider when Choosing a Paint

Choosing the right paint colour is just one half of the planning process. The liquid in the can should be just as... (Read more)