Encore Painting Ltd

Paint & Wallpaper Contractors
Toronto ON
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FJ in Toronto
FJ in Toronto
3 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Painting multiple interior rooms

As designers, we are very picky about painting. Getting the colours right and all the edges "neat" on a room is really important to us. It's a challenge to find a painting company that can deliver quality, service and price. I'm delighted to say that Encore delivers on all three.

Over the past four months we've had Encore Painting at our home to do various painting projects for us. They've repainted two bedrooms, our hallways, new baseboards, new doors, and our newly renovated den. All the rooms look great, and their attention to detail is superb.

What I also appreciate about Encore is that they hire "nice" people. We've put them to the test on this because we've had them back many times, and have had different painters. Each time, I've come away thinking that Jon (the founder) hires great people who know how to paint. It's always an imposition to have people working in your home, but with Encore staff, their courteousness and thoughtfulness really stand out -- it's a pleasure to have them around.

I recommend them highly. (Leah, our Supervisor was terrific.)

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Thank you so much for the thorough and generous review.
-Jon and the Encore team

Alex Kesimci
Alex Kesimci
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

painted condo

I got a few quotes that were all in the same ballpark, i went with Jon on a gut feeling and I'm very pleased with the results.Work was done quickly and efficiently. Best of all they left all the equipment neatly tucked away at the end of each day so i wouldn't be disturbed. Overall great experience and will recommend to friends.

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Thanks for the fantastic review

Darryl from Wanless Park
Darryl from Wanless Park
3 reviews Toronto, ON
0/10

Interior painting

I could write a book. But I'll leave it at this; the painter dumped a bucket of paint on our new (3 day old) brown leather couch and tried to wipe it up without notifying us. We had to have it professionally re-stained. To this day I find new paint specks on it every time I sit on it. The walls weren't prepped properly and had to be re-done. They went through a number of painters, the last who was supposed to be the best, got paint on an adjacent wall. His solution was to paint a 6 inch wide strip on the adjacent wall, thinking we wouldn't notice! Two small magnetic boards were left on the wall and painted around! We were so angry but really had to laugh at the stupidity of the workmanship, if that's what it can be called.
We agreed to pay a discounted fee, covering materials and the rooms that didn't have screw-ups (only one of three).
The owner is young and every time I called him, he was either visiting Florida or skiing in Quebec. Must be nice!

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JD, High Park
JD, High Park
7 reviews Toronto, ON
2/10

Painting Kitchen

Jon came on-time, was courteous and appeared to understand what we required in our straightforward kitchen repainting job; the quote was satisfactory and I explained our deadline (4 weeks hence). The work itself was very disappointing. After hearing nothing for awhile, we reminded Encore of the deadline. Shane the painter came midday, but the materials had not been delivered, and once they arrived, did not appear to include appropriate plaster compound, or primer - ?!. Painter forgot to install sheeting to minimize dust distroibution around the house, even though it was specified on the work order. I pushed on this, and he agreed finally to tack upo some garbage bags here and there. Seriously? This is a professional painting company and that's the best they can do? I called Production Manager and eventually other material was provided. Good thing I'd taken care of covering items in the kitchen itself; who knows if they'd have done anything to protect them. Painter missed parts of the baseboard entirely, and did a terrible job of filling and sanding the window sill. Prod'n Mgr came eventually to paint the baseboard, but claimed she couldn't do anything about the window sill. (Seems do-able enough to me - guess who's sanding and repainting it now?) The company lost the item I'd provided as a colour sample, even though I'd made a point twice that I required it to be returned (and would be happy to obtain a colour swatch if they couldn't work with or return the item); Prod Mgr says lamely 'oh the painter has it' and clearly isn't going to make any effort to get it back or replace it. (So for heaven's sake, don't give them anything valuable or irreplaceable.) All in all, the whole operation feels very "rookie" - have to wonder how long they've actually been in business (or how much longer, for that matter.) Started out well w/ estimate visit, but Encore sure didn't meet pretty basic expectations here. Have recommended against using these folks to 2 neighbours who are having work done; there are better teams available.

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Carolyn Lawrence Park
Carolyn Lawrence Park
1 review Toronto, ON

First Review

10/10

interior house painting

Clean cuts lines are so important to me and I was not disappointed. the overall cleanliness of the job was fantastic and the crew of painters were enjoyable to work with. this was my first time using encore painting and i will use again for my outside projects.

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Thanks Carolyn for the nice review

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More about Encore Painting Ltd

Interior Painting
We understand that we are guests in your house. The utmost respect is paid to maintaining an environment that is as safe and clean as possible.

Preparation
We use clean plastic drop sheets on all furniture.
Durable canvas drop sheets cover the floor.
During sanding, plastic sheets will be taped over entrances to contain the dust.
If requested by customer, all holes and cracks are filled and feather sanded to ensure all edges are smoothed.
Finish Coat

Top grade paints are applied to ensure quality and a job that is washable and durable.
All cut lines and edging are neat and clean.

Commercial
We know that your company’s appearance leaves a lasting impression with your clients, and with the help of experienced painters, you can make it a great one. We understand that work must go on in the work place so we endeavour to work around your business schedule. We do this by painting one room at a time or scheduling weekend work to make sure your business is not disturbed.

No VOC (volatile organic compound) paints are used, keeping office air fresh and healthy for all employees. From start to finish, your commercial painting project will receive attention to detail that only experience can offer.
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Exterior Painting
Proper preparation of any painting project is the ground work to ensuring a long-lasting, quality job. With this in mind, our painters will:

Thoroughly power wash entire exterior surface if requested, or the project requires it
Cover all landscaping, bushes, driveways and other non-painted areas as required
Seal all cracks in wood, brick or stucco to seal out moisture
Hard scrape to remove all loose and peeling paint
Light sand all scraped areas to take some of the edges off
Provide optional feather sanding, using power sanders and additional hand sanding which leaves no edges where the previous layers existed
High grade primers are applied to the thoroughly prepped areas to seal in bare spots. The Finish Coat is what seals the thoroughly prepped surface and is what gives the fresh look that you and your neighbours will admire. Top of the line Sherwin William, Homestead House and Benjamin Moore paints are typically used to ensure a quality, long lasting job. Even paint coverage is done to provide visual consistency.

Exterior painting serves two important functions:

Protect your investment. Nature’s elements, like UV rays, moisture and Canada’s gruelling winters take their toll on exposed brick and wood over time. It is much more cost effective to prepare the surface and re-paint than to have to replace the material. The second is to provide an aesthetically pleasing finish to your home.

Pride of ownership is evident in many neighbourhoods. The best way to achieve that is that have your biggest investment looking fresh and updated.
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Pressure Washing
In addition to painting, we offer pressure washing, which is used for freshening the siding and decking of your property. Many types of mildew, mould and other foreign substances can grow on and around buildings. Pressure cleaning will revitalize siding and wood surfaces making them look new again. These are also used for preparing them for their new finish.

Pressure washing technology combines your household water with environmentally friendly cleansers designed not only to clean, but to deter future mildew growth. Our cleansers are biodegradable and safe around gardens and trees.

This cleaning will be followed by a high pressure rinse to remove the detergents and any remaining dirt, mold, mildew, and peeling paint.

CATEGORIES
Paint & Wallpaper Contractors
WEBSITE
http://www.encorepaintingltd.com
YEAR ESTABLISHED
2008
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
35
PAYMENT METHOD
E - transfer, cheque or cash
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
Exterior: 2 year guaranteeInterior: If something fails due to workmanship we will come back and fi
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