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5 Things to Ask Before Booking a Painting Contractor in Oshawa

At 360° Painting® Durham, we know your time is precious and understand that choosing a painting contractor to work in your Oshawa home is a big decision. Knowing the right questions to ask when you meet with contractors can be the difference between low quality work and stunning results. How to Hire a Painting Contractor in…

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Pickering’s Painting Company of Choice

At 360° Painting Durham, we know that taking on a painting project – big or small – can be stressful. This understanding drives us to provide a positive customer experience, whether we’re painting your bathroom, hallway, or kitchen. We’re a painting company in Pickering that cares. Throughout every step of the project, from the initial consultation…

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Whitby’s First Choice in House Painting

Taking on a house painting project by yourself can involve a lot of headaches, hassles and risks. By choosing 360° Painting® Durham as your house painting partner, you’re gaining a team of skilled painters and a company that prides itself on stellar customer service. Our house painting services for homeowners in the Whitby area remove all the stresses…

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Black Goes With Everything

This custom spray painted door adds elegance to this entrance. The other doors and trim could be a brighter white instead of cream for a more dramatic contrast, but it still matches.

Lighting and Colour

A yellow light as in this kitchen can change the look of this room. Both the table and light don’t match this beautifully finished kitchen. That table could be stained very easily to a darker colour and the light could be replaced with a brighter white assembly. Simple fixes to make this gorgeous space even…

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Black, White and Grey

Timeless shades of my favourite colours (Black, white, grey) work for long periods of time and can always be complimented with pops of colour from pictures or pillows etc. If you only paint every 10 years, then trust this strategy, and use a professional to make it look professional. Amortized over 10 years, a paint…

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Experimenting

If you’ve just read a home design magazine and saw some real neat wallpaper or paint colours, and you are pondering to try it in your home, I suggest you try it in a small room first. These designs do make an awesome statement, but they may become tiresome, and redoing a small room is…

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What Sheen Do Whitby and Oshwa Homeowners Use For Crown or Tray Ceilings?

There are so many Whitby and Oshawa homeowners choosing to install crown on ceilings, or going all out and doing tray ceilings. What sheen should you go with? If you are looking to show off or make the trim the draw for the eye, then semi-gloss in a bright white can definitely achieve this, however,…

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What Sheen Do You Use For Crown or Tray Ceilings?

There are so many homeowners choosing to install crown on ceilings, or going all out and doing tray ceilings. What sheen should you go with? If you are looking to show off or make the trim the draw for the eye, then semi-gloss in a bright white can definitely achieve this, however, if you want…

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USING LESS TO CREATE MORE

In this newly painted and renovated home, there are many items in a small space. Things I like in this home are quite endless, however; the installed crown moulding, neutral paint and hardwood floors create a warm feel, but the lamp and table are not necessary. There is ample lighting with pot lights and chandelier.…

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Colour Prediction 2019: Metallics

This is potentially our favorite colour prediction. METALLICS. As detailed in our post about the ICFF, the international furniture and design fair, natural materials are being swapped out and combined with metallic ones. This trend is representative of how 2019 will be driven by the need to evolve. From tradition to innovation, metallics represent both…

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Colour Prediction 2019: Yellow

As we’ve talked about in previous posts (here, here, here & here), colour predictions are a major factor in the design world and often contribute to the interior design styling trends that we follow throughout the year. As an example, 2017 was year all about minimalism. The Sherwin-Williams 2017 Colour of the Year was “Poised…

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2019 Trends Prediction

On the blog today we focus on an ICFF Roundup to create a prediction for the hottest trends of 2019. Even though its technically close to the end of the calendar year, October feels like a time when people are looking ahead. You plan for your kids to have a successful year at school, you…

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How to Use Oceanside In Your Home

 As we’ve talked about here on the blog, major paint companies and colour-thinkers choose the leading colours of the year, annually, that both summarize and lead worldwide trends. For 2018, most major companies chose bold, saturated colours that really had something to say. Similarly, Sherwin-Williams also chose a colour with a true personality, designed to bridge…

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Prep for the School Year (Study Nooks, Mudrooms & More)

UHOH – it’s that time of year again! Brush the sand off your feet, dust off those school backpacks and zoom through the summer reading list because the kids are going back to school! As you race around trying to get everything set for their first day back, take a second to step back and…

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How To Use Ultra Violet

We talked in a previous post about the 2018 Colour Trends but now we’re going to cover how to use them! First in this How-To series is Pantone 2018 Colour of the Year Ultra Violet. Ultra Violet is an imaginative colour that echoes the endless cosmos and conveys wonder and discovery. It is also a bold…

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2018 Colour Trend Roundup

This Colour Trend Roundup is to help you take stock of all the different colour choices. Every year all the major paint companies and thought leaders in the colour field take stock of both what is happening in the world of design and in the world at large. They distill the attitudes of the current situation…

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Paint + Wood: Our Tips for Using Paint to Bring Out The Best in Natural Wood

We often talk about the wonders that paint can have in your home or office. We stand by it! But sometimes the trick to painting is limiting yourself. Try to bring out the natural elements in your home. Paint can enhance the natural wooden elements in your home. Here are our tips for how to…

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6 Ways to Make Your Small Space Feel Huge

As the Nordic minimalist trend takes hold and more people discover the joy of de-cluttering, people are downsizing. Moving into a smaller, simpler home doesn’t mean that you have to be cramped or crowded! If you know how to decorate, downsizing is all about the benefits of streamlining and minimalizing your life. Or maybe the…

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7 Ways Furniture & Paint Compliment Each Other

Your home or office is so much more than just one specific element – there is no “one” element that brings the whole space together. Your home could be painted the perfect colour but with mismatched furniture the “perfect colour” isn’t so perfect anymore! These interior designers demonstrate that the best paint can compliment your…

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