About Us

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About Us

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Our Approach

Standard Paint & Wallpaper is built on customer service. Our approach is not to sell you the most expensive product but to take the time to learn what you need so that we can best deliver the right product for you. Carrying quality paint & stain products from Sico Paints & Pittsburgh Paints, we have a variety of quality products to suit any budget. Our non-commissioned sales staff will guide you towards the product that is right for you in performance, cost & suitability for your project.

In 2018, we were recognized as the Burlington Post Reader's Choice winner for Best Paint Store. So, if you are tired of the lack of service at the big boxes and hate paying way too much for the competition, why not stop in & see what Standard Paint & Wallpaper is all about.

Our Story

Standard Paint & Wallpaper traces it's roots back to 1906 when it began as the Standard Paint Company of Canada, located in Hamilton, ON. As the years went by, a split between the paint manufacturing side and the paint sales division occurred. The paint sales division became Standard Paint & Wallpaper.

In 1962, a young, ambitious painter by the name of Doug Newton purchased the store & expanded it into a retail/ wholesale paint store. Aiming to meet the needs of both the professional painter and the do-it-yourselfer, Standard Paint & Wallpaper acquired the reputation as THE PAINT STORE in Hamilton.

Expasnion into Burlington occurred in the mid-1980s and the sterling reputation for service & quality that Standard Paint & Wallpaper grew in Hamilton became the norm in Burlington. In 1991, Standard Paint & Wallpaper moved into it's current location at 2279 Fairview Street in Burlington. This showroom is both Burlington's largest independent paint/ wallpaper store as well as the home of the oldest independent paint store in the Golden Horseshoe.

In 2011, the Newton family sold Standard Paint & Wallpaper to Ken Looker, who had been an employee at the store since 1998. With a commitment to maintaining the store's reputation for service & quality that dated back to 1962, the goal was to honour the legacy while moving forward with 21st century modernization of the business.

Standard Paint & Wallpaper is a locally owned, independent business and we pride ourselves on that. We aim to develop relationships with our customers and take a great deal of pride in our ability to deliver friendly, knowledgeable customer service. Spend just five minutes in the store and you will feel the difference that our commitment to service & quality products will make in your shopping experience.

So, the next time that you decide that you need to freshen up the dining room or turn your grown up child's old bedroom into an office, drop by the store & pay us a visit. You will be glad that you did.

 

Products We Carry

Standard Paint & Wallpaper carries a variety of paint, wallpaper and stain products as well as a huge selection of painting tools

See below for some of our great product offerings!

Pittsburgh Paints

Unparalleled quality in interior & exterior paints.

Sico Paints

Fantastic interior & exterior paints that have been proudly made in Canada since 1937.

Sico Proluxe

World Leader In Exterior Wood Finishes.

Wallpaper Companies

Standard Paint & Wallpaper carries the area's largest selection of wallpaper sample books with over 200 titles in our selection.

Browse the online collections of our great wallpaper companies!

York Wallcoverings

Featuring wallpaper collections from such renowned designers as Candice Olsen & Antonina Vella.

Brewster Wallcoverings

Featuring wallpaper collections from such renowned designers as Kenneth James & A Street Prints.

Ontario Wallcoverings & Decor

Featuring wallpaper collections from such renowned designers as Daniel Hechter & Rasch. 

Contact & Store Hours

Monday  to Friday    7:30 AM to 6:00 PM

Saturday                     9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Sunday                        CLOSED