Design & Product News

Choosing Window Treatments for Bay Windows

Have you ever wondered what window treatments to put on your bay windows? Custom Hunter Douglas shutters are the perfect solution. They are available in various louver sizes, colors, and mounting options. Custom made to fit your exact application. Call us for a free in-home estimate.

Learn about the operating systems available for Duette and Applause honeycomb shades.

With a wide array of fabrics, pleat sizes, colours and textures, Duette® honeycomb shades enhance any décor.  Our newest innovation, the Architella® Collection, offers luminous colours and true, crisp pleats.  The state-of-the-art patented design with three distinct air pockets provides a high level of energy efficiency.


Surpassing existing premium and ceramic paints, Manor Hall Timeless’ cross-linking formulation delivers beauty for a lifetime, guaranteed. *Colorants added to this product may contain VOCs. Why You’ll Love This Product Proprietary 100% acrylic cross-linking technology Outstanding stain-resistant, washable formula Resists mildew on dry paint film Paint & primer in one Low VOC* (< 50 g/L) [...]

PPG Names “Turning Oakleaf” 2014 Colour of the Year

  The PPG Pittsburgh Paints® brand named turning oakleaf—a soft, but energetic, buttercream yellow—as its 2014 Color of the Year. “Homeowners have moved away from the muted hues influenced by economic factors in recent years. Turning Oakleaf, which is soft enough to be a neutral but bright enough to generate a sunshine-like energy, represents a [...]

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The Handy 5-in-1 Tool

In almost every painting job, there is some necessary wall patching and repair. A tool called a 5-in-1 tool has at least six uses that can make these repairs easier. The sharp, straight edge is ideal for scraping out loose material and removing high spots. This edge can also be used as a putty knife. [...]

WALLHIDE® Interior

WallHide paints offer the perfect mix of quality and value while providing a safe, effective and responsible choice for your family. *Colorants added to this product may contain VOCs. Why You’ll Love This Product Low VOC* (< 50 g/L) and low odour Good hiding and coverage Easy to apply Matte ceramic sheens provides a low-sheen [...]

MANOR HALL® Timeless® Exterior

MANOR HALL® Timeless® offers the most exciting technological advancements available in the Super Premium Exterior Paint category. The cross linking 100% acrylic resin provides a durable bond in one amazing coat. ** Some colours, drastic colour changes, or porous surfaces may require more than one coat to achieve a uniform finish. Features Self-priming, one coat [...]


Sun Proof Exterior House and Trim paint has been a trusted brand for professional painters and homeowners for generations and are specifically formulated to meet the performance requirements of the residential and commercial markets. Why You’ll Love This Product 100% acrylic latex formula Thick, full-bodied application Excellent adhesion for a tough, durable finish Mildew resistant [...]

2013 Colour Trend – “Elusion” provides a sense of wonder to your lifestyle

Two years ago, the trends were labeled Wow Color Now.  Last year, the trends message was all about color intensity paralleled with a serious need for unplugging from our 24/7 lifestyle.  In 2013,  expect even more color and more creativity.  All the coming trends have one thing in common – individual expression that is very [...]