PR, Television, and Media Appearances

Television and Media Appearances

Home Painters has earned the privilege to work with some of the most renown businesses and programs in the home renovation industry. Among our television and media appearances are Holmes on Homes, Financial Times and many more! We hope that by reaching out to other professionals we can spread the word and recognition of our company, making sure you know your home project is in good hands with us at Home Painters.


Three Best Rated

In this day in age, one thing that can be really difficult is finding the right company for a service you need provided simply because there are just so many options available. You start to wonder who actually provides the best work in your area and what their credentials are and how have other people found their services. This is exactly why Three Best Rated is so great because it works to provide all of these answers in a really easy way that’s completely transparent, impartial and fair to all parties involved.

Home Painters Toronto was recently named in the top painters category for 2020 in Toronto on Three Best Rated! Three Best Rated is a website that uses a rigorous 50-point inspection system to rank the top three businesses in your area. They look at everything from customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, nearness, satisfaction, trust, cost, excellence, reputation and more. We are absolutely thrilled to be recognized in 2020 for being one of the best painting companies in the Toronto area!

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The Financial Times

With an impressive absolute growth rate of 66.7%, Home Painters Toronto has been included in the Financial Times’s list for Fastest Growing Companies of 2020. Being one of five Canadian construction companies mentioned in the list, Home Painters Toronto proves the quality and popularity of its services through its exponential growth between 2015 and 2018. Home Painters Toronto secured a spot on this list while being among hundreds of applicants from over 15 countries! The prestige and privilege of being mentioned in this list is demonstrated in its rigorous and complex screening process that observed a wide variety of applicants. Have a read through to learn all about how rapid growth rate and the importance to all of the businesses on this list.

HGTV Holmes on Homes

HGTV’s Holmes on Homes

For our first television & media appearance, Home Painters Toronto has had the fortunate experience of working with Mike Holmes on his HGTV program, Holmes on Homes. Dating back to the second season of the series, we worked very closely with the network to make the show entertaining and successful. Like many of our clients, we are big fans of the program and the host. We 100% commit to Mike Holmes’ motto that “if you’re going to do something, do it right the first time,” and we work hard to exemplify this in all of the projects we undertake. We also participated in his Holmes Referred program (while it was still operational), as a referred painting contractor by the brand.


House and Home Magazine

house & home magazine

Home Painters Toronto has worked on several projects with House & Home magazine, helping to create the beautiful display rooms they have become known for showcasing. One project we participated in was the renovation of a young boy’s bedroom by painting the walls to add a two-tone colour effect. Projects like this are Home Painters’ bread & butter. We love to make our customers’ dreams come true and that includes creating a magical, safe space for their children’s creativity and imagination to flourish. Click through to watch the video of this room transformation!


CityTV's Breakfast Television

citytv’s breakfast television 48 hour makeover

We’re proud to say that Home Painters Toronto has had an impact over local television media right here in the GTA. Home Painters participated in CityTV’s Breakfast Television 48 Hour Makeover three times last year. Every project we participated in was exciting and fun from start to finish. The deadlines involved were the biggest challenge for us as a team of experienced Toronto contractors, projects like this can sometimes take weeks to complete. For this, we had to complete them all in two days or less. It made for some very dramatic sprints to the finish line!

HGTV Custom Built

HGTV’s Custom Built With Paul Lafrance

Home Painters Toronto was the exclusive painting contractor for the second season of HGTV’s Custom Built, a home renovation show hosted by builder and designer, Paul Lafrance. As the creator, owner, and CEO of Paul Lafrance Design, our company was initially drawn to Paul’s creatively modern vision. We were thrilled to join him and many other professionals in transforming everything from beautiful kitchens, to spacious offices, and even to an elegant bar. Home Painters Toronto was particularly excited to be a part of creating one-of-a-kind spaces that fit in perfectly with the show’s title. Any true custom built area needs a custom paint job! Read through to check out Paul Lafrance’s personal testimonial of Home Painters Toronto!

Get Digital with Samantha Alford Podcast

Get Digital with Samantha Alford Podcast

Looking for some entrepreneurial-minded advice? Sometimes it helps to have a listen instead! Check out the GetUDigital with Samantha Alford podcast for all sorts of insight and Brian Young’s expertise as to how he got started with Home Painters Toronto as a “one-man army” going door-to-door. Cut to years later with his investment in InfusionSoft software in 2012 and he made $70,000 in a single day from one email!

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Have you ever wanted to start your own business but have found yourself feeling too scared to actually jump in with both feet? This article with Entrepreneur gives an inside look as how “sometimes in business, winning is simply staying in the game through countless losses until you win the big victory”. An interview with Brian Young, he gives all of his top entrepreneurial tips with everything from having great role models and finding the right motivation to surrounding yourself with the right people and proper team.

The Marilyn Denis Show

the marilyn denis show

Home Painters Toronto had the privilege of working on two makeovers with The Marilyn Denis Show. The first was an interior townhouse painting job. We worked tirelessly around the clock to get the job done, as we only had two days to repaint the entire interior. It was particularly rewarding to work with the Marilyn Denis crew as they gave us free reign of the place to ensure an incredible outcome. The move-in reveal was also great as we got to see the homeowners’ amazing reaction to her dream home reality!

Home Painters Toronto second television & media appearance on The Marilyn Denis Show involved an exterior backyard makeover. Fortunately, the weather cooperated allowing us to go in and stain a fence and deck in less than a day-and-a-half and in some immaculate colours. The makeover reveal was stupendous, and the homeowners were floored at the fact that their once unfinished backyard was transformed into a beautiful oasis! 

The Icon Award

The icon awards

n the age of the internet and how individuals now find different services and businesses they’re looking for, some business owners found themselves having to adapt to the changing times. Brian Young, founder and owner of Home Painters Toronto found himself in a very similar situation. Have a look at Brian’s speech while receiving a Small Business ICON award (he later also took home ‘Marketer of the Year’ as well) at the InfusionSoft Small Business Conference in April of 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. Don’t miss out on all the details about how he grew his business revenue by over 350% in just three years. Not to mention, a personal little anecdote which involves a punch in the face that led to a life-changing realization! logo interviewed Brian Young after his grand prize win at InfusionCon. He used Reputation Loop, a review and content monitoring software, to exponentially increase customer satisfaction rates and basically completely overhaul his business’ online presence. At a conference of 3,500 attendees, Home Painters Toronto took over 2,500 of the votes as the crowd learned how he vastly changed his business with the help of Reputation Loop. Read this article to find just how much this opportunity meant to Brian and his work team.


Destination crm

Destination CRM interviewed owner and founder, Brian Young of Home Painters Toronto to discuss his long and successful journey in the business world over the past almost 30 years. In this article you get a nice glimpse of what the landscape looked like when Brian got his start running his own painting company in the early 1990’s. This piece also gives great insight into how adapting and moving with the technological times helped Brian and his business to reach unimaginable heights! 

contractor fight podcast

The Contractor Fight podcast features contracting business expert, Tom Reber. He sat down with Brian Young to talk about you can grow your business, even when there’s fear of change. Listen to this podcast if you want to hear about everything from how Brian approaches his marketing plan, how he learned to embrace technology and how building the right team is of the utmost importance in the business world.

gsd interview podcast

The GSD Mode host, Joshua Smith, who is in the top 1% of realtors worldwide, sat down and interviewed Brian Young for his podcast. If you want to take in all of the details of Brian’s humble business journey and learn about how he went from struggling with the birth of the internet to now being able to say that his business has grown 800% in the past five years — this is the podcast to listen to!

Eventual Millionaire

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Eventual Millionaire is all about doing what you love in the world of business and how to actually become successful at it all while venturing through all the hills and valleys along the way. In this interview for Eventual Millionaire, Jaime Masters interviews Brian Young to find about how changing his belief system in this new digital age and collaborating with the right people, as well as learning to delegate a little more, led to an incredible positive change in his business.

Small Business Trends

Small Business Trends

Featured in an enlightening article by Small Business Trends, our peerless journey ‘How an Old School Business Discovered the Internet and Grew 350 Percent‘ unveils the digital transformation of Home Painters Toronto. Our owner, Brian Young, realized the urgency to adapt to digital methods in 2011, reshaping the business with an upgraded website, reviews, engagement, and email marketing. This progressive shift ignited a remarkable 350% revenue hike within three years, a testament to the rewards of embracing digital advancement. The story of Home Painters Toronto offers valuable insights and serves as a guiding light for business owners, entrepreneurs, and individuals seeking to adapt and thrive in the rapidly evolving digital landscape.

The Globe and Mail

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Sometimes it’s not the product that needs work, it’s all in the marketing and how you promote it and get it out into the world. The Globe and Mail recently interviewed CEO of Home Painters Toronto, Brian Young and he spoke about how coming to the realization that the days of cold-calling customers door-to-door needed to be behind him. Take a look at this article if you want to learn how Young went from having a business with a yearly revenue of $350,000 to raking in $3.3 million just last year!

System Rocks Podcast

the system rocks podcast

The Systems Rocks podcast is all about the business world and how you can reach your goals and propel real growth in this current economic climate. Give this podcast a listen if you want to hear Brian Young’s top tips when it comes to learning how to delegate (which can be a very hard thing for an entrepreneur as they tend to be control freaks) and learning how to begin to flex those muscles can actually make a huge impact on your business and all of its successes in the long run.

All Business

all business

Check out this interview with AllBusiness to learn about how sometimes when you really dig your heels in, you can eventually come to discover that sometimes business models need to change in order to establish real growth. Finding a real home in cyberspace and being open to the new world of digital marketing, along with the help of InfusionSoft and new collaborators, allowed for Brian Young to grow his business while still allowing for more time at home with his family. 


huffington post

What’s one of the first things you can do to truly open up your home and add on some square footage without actually getting out the hammer and knocking those walls down? Well, it’s all in the paint colours you choose, of course! Check out this Huffington Post article to learn about some of the suggestions founder and owner of Home Painters Toronto, Brian Young, made in regards to which lighter paint colours were all the rage for homeowners.