English Painter

Paint & Wallpaper Contractors
26 Lankin Blvd Toronto ON M4J 4W8
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Julita in Stirling
Julita in Stirling
1 review Toronto, ON
9/10

Painting

Gareth and his son Liam recently painted my home, which included substantial reparations to my old plaster walls. They did a great job within the expected timeframe and cleaned up after themselves to minimize the accumulation dust. Their overall friendliness and willingness to help move/fix things was a big bonus!

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Thank you for the review Julita :)

Francis
Francis
5 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Excellent Reputation is Well Deserved - Meticulous Work

I knew from the quoting process alone that we had the right painter. Gareth considered every detail to address significant drywall repairs, numerous cracks and water damage to ensure excellent work that would last for years to come. We also saw his integrity in balancing our priorities with our limited budget without compromise on quality.
The workmanship was absolutely first class with previous damage completely indistinguishable. The pride in their craft was clear with the hours spent on preparation of the surfaces. This was also evident when Gareth was dissatisfied with the original plan to paint one wall in a room and elected to paint the entire room at no additional charge to make sure it was right.
It was a nice added touch that the team acted as movers in carefully moving our furniture and returning it after the work was complete - they even took photos to ensure everything went back in the right place. Anything left in a room was carefully covered and they were very respectful in removing their shoes and keeping our house clean throughout the process. We had the added dynamic of having our 170 lb Saint Bernard constantly trying to play with Liam but they all dealt with that in stride and fortunately we didn't have a "Beethoven" incident.
I would highly recommend the English Painter to anyone.

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Thank you for the reference! Liam really enjoyed his time working for you and getting to play with such a big dog:)

S. in Toronto
S. in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Interior painting, highly recommended

I highly recommend this painting company. The team of three did an excellent job on our living room, kitchen, upstairs hall and basement. Every night upon leaving they left the job site tidy and organized. I was extremely pleased with the professional quality of the work and would not hesitate to recommend them. There is no way I could have done a job this fine on my own.

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Thank you for your review! :)

Carine H.
Carine H.
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Hired three times for various painting projects

I've hired English Painter three times for various projects in my home, he's basically repainted my entire house over the last 5 years. Always professional, courteous and on time/on budget, and leaves no mess behind.

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Thankyou for giving us a reference!

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Outdoor Painting of House

Very pleased with the quality and efficiency of the work done. The extra things needing done to finish the job were done with care. I would highly recommend the English Painter to others.

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Thank you so much for taking the time to do a review for us.

Chadd and Julia Toronto
Chadd and Julia Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Exterior Painting

Gareth and Liam did a great job painting the exterior of our house. They were friendly and professional- all around good people! They were clean and were very thorough. They did a lot of prep and offered a lot of great tips for painting. Carol was very accommodating and communicated very well throughout the entire process. We were very happy to support this great family business.

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Thank you so much for the review!

capt doug from Toronto
capt doug from Toronto
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Repeat happy customer

We've had the pleasure of having Gareth and his team in numerous times over the past decade. From ceiling paint and repair to full floors of our home, Gareth and his team are punctual, tidy and easy to have around. I would absolutely use them again, for either interior or exterior work. Top notch!

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Thank you for your continued patronage!

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Repair damaged plaster walls and molding and painting

Pros - fast, punctual, skilled in plaster repair, high quality work and products, clean, pleasant, professional, no paint smell, beautiful result (and they love dogs)

Cons -absolutely none.

I would hire them again anytime, a job very well done.

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Thank you so much for your review!

Philip Jessup
Philip Jessup
18 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Exterior trim and interior kitchen

Gareth and his son Liam did a terrific job painting exterior trim on our 1910 heritage house and the interior of our kitchen and dining room. We had used them twice before on interior jobs, and received just as excellent service this time. Indeed, Gareth went beyond the call of duty in painting historic wooden escutcheons attached to our front porch by removing them carefully and then replacing them. This is so the darker green colour of the escutcheon would stand out clearly against the white of the porch. He also repaired some rotted wood on the exterior with metal and made a baseboard repair in the kitchen. These folks take great pride in the work, and Gareth as a good feel for design and colour. When we eventually sell the house we'll go back again for a fourth time for staging. You cannot miss with this team, though you'll have to wait for them!

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Thank you for the review! We have posted the front of your home on our Facebook showing off your beautiful escutcheons

Dara in Toronto
Dara in Toronto
2 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Porch painting

I would highly recommend The English Painter. Gareth is a consummate professional, and both he and his wife. Carol are great to work with and very accommodating. Gareth is a perfectionist, and that shows in the quality of his work. I would definitely hire them again.

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Thanks Dara! love that crisp decorator's white against the black . Very fresh!

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More about English Painter

English Painter is a family run business serving the Toronto area for 25+ yrs. Prior, Gareth worked as well as apprenticed in England, and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to your home for all your decorating needs. Winner of HomeStars two years running! 2018 & 2019 and winner of the Mirror's Readers Choice awards. We are punctual - start and finish on time, do superior quality work. We use only the best products such as Benjamin Moore, Sherwin Williams and Farrow and Ball or will use a paint preferred by the homeowner.

~where old fashioned pride resides~

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Our Services: Painting - Interior and Exterior, Staining, Drywall Repairs, Lathe Repairs, Putty Replacement, Power washing, and Plaster. Contact us today to schedule your appointment.

CATEGORIES
Paint & Wallpaper Contractors
PRODUCTS
Benjamin Moore is our paint of choice
BRANDS
Benjamin Moore, Sherwin Williams, Farrow & Ball
WEBSITE
http://englishpainter.ca
YEAR ESTABLISHED
35
PAYMENT METHOD
E-Transfer, Cash or Cheque
LICENSES
England City and Guilds
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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