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Exterior Home Painting Company in Hamilton

Exterior Home Painting Hamilton

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  • Experienced Exterior Home Painters

  • Transparent and Flexible Pricing

  • Local and Family-Owned Painting Business


Professional Home Painting Expertise in Hamilton

Discover the unmatched expertise and care we provide at Shades & Stain, Hamilton's premier choice for exterior home painting. With years of proven experience and a dedicated team delivering high-quality exterior painting results, we pride ourselves on standing out by putting our Hamilton community first.

Unmatched Warranties and Guarantees

Our commitment to excellence is reflected in our unmatched warranties, making us the trusted name for exterior painting in Hamilton and surrounding areas. Take a look below to find our full list of exterior home painting guarantees and warranties. You will recognize our commitment to being the best home painters in the Hamilton area! 

Custom Exterior Painting Solutions 

Every home is unique. Our services are customized to offer a personalized touch, making your home stand out just the way you want it to. Whether you have your paint and colours picked out already or need advice from our trusted team, we are here to help make your exterior painting journey as easy, stress-free, and exciting as possible! Whether you're getting ready to sell your house or your exterior just needs some TLC, you can trust Shades & Stain to bring your vision to life. 

Full-Service Home Painting Capabilities

As local painting contractors, we manage the entire process seamlessly. From initial planning to the final brushstroke, we've got the experience to handle both interior and exterior projects. From walls and ceilings to exterior siding and decks, we have you covered for all your painting needs!

Quality Assurance

We don't compromise on quality. Expect only the best materials, industry-leading techniques, and meticulous attention to detail that ensures a job is done right the first time. That quality promise is what makes us the best painting company in Hamilton!

Client-Focused Approach

You are at the heart of what we do. At Shades & Stain, we prioritize clear communication, transparency, and open collaboration to align your project with your vision. We cherish every client and every home as though it were our own. It's one of the many reasons why Hamilton owners choose us for their exterior painting and staining needs!

Why Choose Shades & Stain for Exterior home painting?

Customer Testimonials

Adam is responsible, reliable and conscientious about his workmanship. Satisfied and will use his services again.

Brian L., Hamilton

I would definitely recommend Shades & Stain if you are considering hiring an interior painter. Adam took great care in ensuring our floors and furniture were covered and safe while he worked. He was caring, kind, and knowledgeable about his craft. Thanks again!

Helen C., Dundas

 I called Shades and Stain on a Friday evening and they were in my house painting by early morning Saturday! They were quick, professional, and a pleasure to be around. 

Jamie S., Dundas

What to Expect Wehn Booking an Exterior Home Painting Service...

After contacting us, you will receive a free and personalized estimate based on the dimensions and complexity of your exterior. Our transparent pricing ensures you know what to expect from your exterior painting service without hidden surprises or costs. 


Free Estimate

Next, we'll choose a date that works for you. We'll guide you through the transformative process of our exterior painting, confirming every detail to ensure you're excited and happy with your colours, and paint. 


Select a Date

Our professional team arrives on the scheduled day, expertly paints your house, and leaves it looking better than new. The result? A beautiful painted home ready for you to enjoy! Transforming your exterior has never been this effortless.


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Professional home painters in Hamilton, Dundas, and Ancaster Ontario

Welcome to Shades & Stain, your trusted partner for comprehensive interior painting in Hamilton. As a local and family-owned business, we bring a wealth of expertise to every project, transforming living spaces with a broad spectrum of colours and painting expertise tailored to your home's unique style and feel. Whether you're looking to infuse warmth into your living room or modernize your kitchen, Shades & Stain is dedicated to delivering top-notch painting and staining craftsmanship to our Hamilton community. With a commitment to painting excellence and a primary focus on customer satisfaction, we take pride in making your painting vision a vibrant reality. Look no further for Hamilton home painters, Shades & Stain is here to paint! 

Locations we serve for painting and staining:

We serve Hamilton, Dundas, Ancaster, Burlington, Oakville, Cambridge, Stoney Creek, and Grimsby. If you live within or near these regions we'd be happy to help you!

Ready to transform your home? Give us a call at (905) 517-9241

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Experience worry-free interior painting with Shades & Stain - where your peace of mind is our pledge.

No-Questions-Asked 30-Day Touch-Up Guarantee

Within the first 30 days after your exterior home painting project is completed, if you notice any touch-ups or adjustments needed, we've got you covered. Our no-questions-asked 30-day touch-up guarantee ensures that your freshly painted space remains flawless. Simply let us know, and we'll promptly address any areas that require additional attention. 

Extended One-Year Labor Warranty

Beyond the initial touch-up period, Shades & Stain provides an extended one-year labor warranty on our exterior painting work. This warranty covers any issues related to workmanship, ensuring peace of mind long after the project is complete. We are committed to the longevity and durability of our interior painting services, and this warranty underscores our dedication to quality.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

We are so confident in the quality of our exterior home painting services that we offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If, for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with the results, we will go above and beyond to make it right. Your happiness is our priority, and we don't consider the exterior paint job done until you are thrilled with the transformation of your space.

Transparent Warranty Terms

Our warranty terms are transparent and straightforward. We believe in open communication to ensure our clients fully understand the coverage and benefits of our exterior painting service warranties. If you ever have questions or need clarification, our team is readily available to provide the information you need. 

Easy Claims Process

Making a warranty claim with Shades & Stain is an easy and hassle-free process. We prioritize efficiency and aim to address any concerns promptly. Our streamlined claims process reflects our dedication to providing a seamless and positive exterior painting experience for our clients. All you need to do is send us a text or give us a call and we're there for you. You can trust that we will handle your claim with the same level of professionalism and care that defines our Hamilton exterior home painting services.

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Our Paint & Stain Services

Exterior Home Painting in Hamilton, Ontario

Exterior Painting

Revitalize your home's exterior with Shades and Stain's expert house painting service. Whether you're looking to enhance your home's resale value or simply want to enjoy a refreshed exterior, trust Shades & Stain to bring your vision to life with precision and professionalism

Interior Home Painting in Hamilton, Ontario

Interior Painting

Transform the ambiance of your living spaces with our exceptional interior painting services. At Shades & Stain, we understand that your home is a reflection of your style and personality. Our skilled painters take pride in delivering meticulous craftsmanship, from colour consultation to the final brushstroke.

Exterior staining in Hamilton, Ontario

Exterior Staining

Elevate the natural beauty of your home's exterior with our premium exterior staining services. Shades & Stain brings out the rich tones of your wood surfaces while enhancing it's character. Our skilled team carefully selects and applies high-quality stains, ensuring durability and a finish that stands the test of time.

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✔   Transparent, flexible pricing

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Understanding the cost of exterior house painting can feel overwhelming, especially with the variety of factors that go into a final price. This guide isn't about giving you an exact number (that's only possible after a proper assessment of your home), but rather, empowering you with the knowledge to make informed decisions as you get quotes from various painting contractors. In this guide, we'll break down the key elements reputable painting contractors consider, so you'll know exactly what those numbers on your estimate represent.

1. House Size (Square Footage)

  • Small (Under 1500 sq ft): $2,500 - $5,000

  • Medium (1500-2500 sq ft): $4,000 - $7,500

  • Large (2500-3500 sq ft): $6,500 - $10,500

  • Very Large (3500+): $9,000 - $15,000+

2. Home Style

  • Bungalow/Ranch (simple): Prices generally align with size-based estimates.

  • Two-story (standard): Add 10%-20% to account for greater surface area and increased labor for heights.

  • Complex Architecture: Expect a 25%+ increase due to intricate details, roofline complexity, and accessibility challenges.

3. Exterior Materials

  • Siding (Vinyl, Aluminum): Relatively straightforward to paint. Note: Wood siding typically costs 10-25% more due to potential prep needed.

  • Brick: Can be painted but adds 20-30% to the cost due to the specialized techniques and materials needed.

  • Stucco: Requires careful prep and specific paint; factor in a possible 15-25% price increase.

4. Condition of Surfaces

  • Good (Minimal Prep): Your surfaces are in great shape! Expect mainly power washing, minor caulking, and addressing a few isolated spots.

  • Fair (Moderate Prep): Peeling paint, areas of weathered wood, or minor cracks are common here. This will involve scraping, sanding, some localized wood repairs, and potentially applying primer to prep the surfaces before painting. Expect a 10-25% increase in cost compared to minimal prep.

  • Poor (Extensive Prep): Significant damage like wood rot, extensive peeling, widespread cracking, or signs of water damage fall into this category. Repairing and adequately prepping these surfaces is labor-intensive, influencing the overall cost of the project by 25% or more.

5. Number of Coats

  • 1 coat: Typically a refresh job; lower price point.

  • 2 coats: Standard for most projects, ensures full coverage.

  • 3 coats: May be needed for drastic color changes, raw wood, etc. Expect roughly a 15-20% increase compared to a standard two-coat job.

6. Accessibility

  • Easy Access: Ground-level areas, straightforward rooflines.

  • Moderate Difficulty: Standard two-story homes typically fall into this category, requiring ladders and basic safety equipment. Expect a 5-15% increase compared to easy access.

  • Challenging Access: Steep roofs, complex multi-level homes, or tight spaces might require scaffolding or specialized equipment, increasing labor costs by 15%+

Prep Work Breakdown

Painting is often more about what you do before the brush hits the wall! Here's a look at what prep often includes:

  • Power Washing: Removes dirt, mildew, and loose paint debris

  • Scraping & Sanding: Essential for creating a smooth surface for proper paint adhesion.

  • Repairs: Addressing everything from minor wood filling to replacing rotten sections for structural integrity.

  • Priming: This may be needed on bare surfaces, after repairs, or to cover stubborn stains.

  • Caulking: Sealing gaps around windows, doors, and trim prevents moisture intrusion.

Important Notes

  • Prep Work: Often accounts for a significant portion of the final cost.

  • Market Fluctuations: Material and labor costs can shift affecting pricing.

  • Contractor Rates: Individual companies will have their own unique pricing structures.

  • Unexpected Costs: Permits, addressing severe weather damage – good contractors will be upfront about these possibilities.

Getting the Best Value

  • Don't focus on the lowest price alone; quality is key for long-lasting results.

  • Ask about licensing, insurance, and warranties provided.

  • Get multiple quotes for comparison. While there are many factors to consider, you'll generally have a gut feeling as to which painting company will provide the most professional service that suits your unique exterior home painting needs.

Book Your Free Estimate

Ready for a personalized painting estimate? Contact us for a free on-site assessment of your home! We'll help you understand the specifics of your project and give you a fair, transparent estimate while answering any questions you have along the way.

*Disclaimer: This guide provides estimated price ranges. Actual costs will vary based on your home.

Exterior Painting Cost Guide...

Factors That Affect Pricing: Exterior Painting in Hamilton

At Shades & Stain, we believe in setting a standard of excellence in every exterior paint job we undertake. You might be like many homeowners who wonder "What makes a great exterior paint job"? We care about keeping our customers informed when choosing to paint their homes. Therefore, we lay out the differences between a mediocre and an exceptional exterior painting service. Our commitment to home painting quality and transparency extends beyond the surface; it begins with meticulous preparation...

Repairing any Damage on the Siding.

Before a brush touches your home, our expert painters repair or replace any damaged areas. We protect your surroundings with tarps and cover nearby shrubbery, ensuring a thorough and seamless repair process. From minor rot to cracking or splitting in different siding types, we address it all to create a solid foundation for a lasting paint job.

Washing the Exterior.

We understand that a clean surface is essential for optimal paint adherence. Our process involves power washing the siding and trim areas, eliminating dirt, pollen, and grime. Unlike using a regular garden hose, our high-pressure wash ensures a smooth surface for an even application of paint.

Caulking all Seams and Gaps.

Attention to detail matters. We meticulously caulk all seams and joints, creating a protective barrier against water infiltration. Nail holes are filled with durable spackle, ensuring a seamless finish that enhances the overall longevity of your exterior paint.

Applying the Primer.

Our exterior painting process includes the application of a primer, creating an even base for the topcoat. Window and door openings, along with nearby fixtures, are carefully covered to protect them during the priming stage. Using sprayers for the majority of the siding and brushes for intricate areas, we achieve the most even coverage for a professional finish.

Applying the Topcoat. 

The topcoat is the crowning touch to your new exterior paint project (and what everyone will notice). We only use the best exterior paint on the market. This includes top-rated, durable exterior paints such as Sherwin-Williams Duration, Sherwin-Williams Emerald, and Valspar Duramax. Application is done with precision, using sprayers for most of the siding and brushes for detailed trim work. Our goal is to provide a long-lasting, vibrant finish that enhances your home's curb appeal. Whether you're looking to sell your home soon or live in it for years to come, we make sure to put quality into every exterior paint project we undertake

What Makes a Great Exterior Paint Job?

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Special OFFER for your Exterior Paint Job:

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*This offer ends on March 30, 2024*

Shades & Stain Makes Painting Your Home Easy


  • Open 24/7, 365 days a year

  • Same-day pricing estimates

  • Projects start in as early as 1 day 

  • One-day painting services for most jobs

Payment Flexibility

  • Zero-interest payment plans

  • No extra fees for credit cards

  • We accept all forms of payment: Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, E-transfer, Cheques.


  • Local expertise - we're here to serve our community

  • Transparent communication from expert painters

  • Flexible scheduling options to fit your lifestyle


  • The best warranties in the industry

  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

  • 1-year labour warranty

  • 30-day no-questions-asked touch-up guarantee

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  • 4. I'm overwhelmed by colour choices – can you offer guidance for my home's exterior paint?
    Yes! We provide expert colour consultations to help you select the perfect exterior paint colours for your home. We'll consider your house's architectural style, the surrounding neighbourhood, the landscaping, and your own personal tastes to create a stunning and cohesive look.
  • 6. What preparation is involved before exterior painting and why is it important?
    Proper preparation is essential for a beautiful and durable exterior paint service. Here's what we typically do: Pressure washing: Removes dirt, mildew, and loose paint. Scraping and sanding: Creates a smooth surface for optimal paint adhesion. Repairing: Fixing cracks, holes, and other damage. Caulking: Sealing gaps to prevent moisture intrusion. Priming: Ensuring even coverage and long-lasting results.
  • 5. How much can I expect to pay for professional exterior house painting in Hamilton?
    The cost of exterior painting depends on several factors, including: Size of your home: Larger homes naturally require more paint and labor. Condition of existing surfaces: Repairing damage or extensive prep work will influence pricing. Paint choice: Premium, longer-lasting paints may have a slightly higher cost. We always provide a free, detailed estimate tailored to your specific needs. Every home is unique and we aim to provide you with all the information you need whenever you're considering freshening up your home's exterior.
  • 7. Do you offer a warranty on your exterior painting services?
    Yes! We stand behind the quality of our workmanship and offer warranties on all exterior painting projects. The specific terms will depend on the chosen paint products and the scope of work, but we always offer a no-questions-asked touch-up guarantee with multiple year warranties. We want to ensure you never need to worry about your house's exterior when you choose Shades & Stain for professional exterior painting services.
  • 1. How often should I repaint my home's exterior?
    While a high-quality exterior paint job in Hamilton can last 5-10 years, several factors influence its lifespan. These include the type of paint used, the thoroughness of the prep work, and your home's exposure to sunlight, wind, and rain. If you notice fading, peeling, or cracking, it might be time for a fresh coat of paint.
  • 2. What's the ideal season for exterior house painting in Hamilton?
    For the best results, we recommend exterior painting in Hamilton during late spring, summer, and early fall. This period offers consistently mild temperatures and lower humidity, allowing the paint to dry and cure correctly. We avoid painting in extreme heat, cold, or rainy conditions. We have an entire article on The Best Time of Year to Paint Your Home in Hamilton.
  • 8. How long will it take to complete my exterior painting project?
    The timeline varies depending on the size of your home, weather conditions, and the complexity of any necessary repairs. We'll provide a clear project timeline during your free estimate and work efficiently to minimize disruption to your routine. We will work with you to ensure your exterior painting project is finished when you want and how you want.
  • 3. Why do I need to paint my home's exterior?
    Painting your home's exterior offers several benefits which are each highly personalized to you and your unique situation. Benefits of painting your home's exterior include: Protection: A fresh coat of paint acts like a shield, protecting your siding from the elements like sun, rain, and snow. This helps prevent surface damage, rot, and decay. Curb appeal: Whether you plan to sell soon or simply enjoy your home, a well-maintained exterior boosts curb appeal and can even increase property value. Personalization: Choose colours that reflect your style and make your home feel uniquely yours. Pest prevention: Properly sealed and painted surfaces are less appealing to insects and pests.
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