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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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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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Plants + Paints

As we’ve talked about on the blog before, paint is crucial to the overall feel of your home. But paint doesn’t exist in a vacuum! There are many elements that in your home that make the whole space feel cohesive and…homey. We’ve talked a lot about how different fabrics can be used as accents but don’t…

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12 Perfect Colour Pairs

Nothing is more satisfying than a truly excellent colour combination. It is so calming to see shades of pink and yellow together and you can feel the refreshing breeze of green and blue pairings. We gathered the best colour pairs from all over, from homes to food, so that YOU can drool over these perfect…

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Colour Inspiration from Dream Destinations

It’s the middle of summer, and the heat has started getting to us. In the hazy afternoon it can be easy to slip off in a daydream full of exotic places. Even if you can’t get away this summer, you can still bring the vibrancy and creative spirit of your dream destinations to your home.…

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5 Ways to Bring Your Beach Vacation Home

It’s the day we all dread: packing up the family (slightly more sandy, slightly more sunburned), braving beach traffic and heading home. Going home, going back to work; there can be mixed feelings about leaving behind the blissfully carefree days spent napping with the waves crashing in the background. Our solution: don’t leave it behind!…

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Long Live Summer: Lawn Games, Candles, Cocktails & Sun

Its finally here! Kick off your snowboots, slather on the sunscreen, dust off the cushions and find the grilling tongs; you’re heading outside. Warm weather means we all get to finally get to regain a little of the Vitamin C that we lost over the winter. Sun, fresh air and the sound of grilling; nothing…

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Transform Your Bathroom into a Spa (In 5 Easy Steps)

Where is the one place in your home that always has your back, that supports you know matter what, that prepares you to tackle the day and helps you to relax once you’re back home? Your bathroom has the power to change your mood in an instant; take the time to renew the space that…

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A History of House Painting

We take it for granted now, but why do we paint our houses? Who was the first person who, tired of staring at a white wall, thought to themselves, “Wouldn’t a light blue look lovely in here?” Who knew that a white baseboard would brighten up a room? Who thought that a front door should…

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Paint Tips from Interior Designers

Paint colours, swatches, palettes; inspiration, moods and “Colors of the Year”; stylish today, dated tomorrow?: these are the questions, trends and vocabulary you have to juggle when you’re considering revamping your home. It can feel a little overwhelming, especially when you are juggling a million other things. You’ve already done the easiest part and called…

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