Auto Home Paints
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About

Welcome to Auto Home Paints

We're passionate about working closely with our customers! From professionals to do-it-yourselfers we'll help you fulfill your project needs and provide you with high quality paints, coatings, products and equipment for automotive, home, marine, commercial and industrial applications. As a leading expert and supplier of a full-line of automotive solutions, we serve customers in collision repair, dealerships, light industry, commercial, construction, municipal organizations and more.

Our professional design consultants help with all types of home improvement projects with a product line that includes everything from interior and exterior paints and finishes to a full complement of high calibre home décor items including window treatments, flooring solutions, furniture and more.

At Auto Home Paints, you'll always find helpful information and specialized attention about our products and services, along with great tips and ideas. Our suppliers are chosen for their time-honoured reputations for quality, leadership, environmental stewardship and innovation, continually creating new products - and new product categories - to meet the diverse needs of our markets.

Design Services

Design Services

Whether you are building a new home or ready to redecorate your existing one, we're here to help create the space that enhances your life.

We want you to have a good relationship with our professional design consultants as they ensure that your project has the proper planning, designing, estimating and budgeting. Our consultants can assist you with style, room-planning, colour, textiles, and accessorizing. We provide full design solution services, ranging from colour consultations, fabric selection, furniture and lighting, to window treatments, wall coverings and home renovations.

Our complimentary in-home consultations will help you create a plan that meets your goals, budget and lifestyle. Whether you need one solution or more comprehensive decorating for your home’s interior or exterior, Auto Home Paints' design consultants take the guesswork out of great design.

Green Initiatives

Green Initiatives

Auto Home Paints is built on a responsive relationship between our customers, our employees, our suppliers, and the many communities of which we are an integral part. As part of our social responsibility we are committed to a consistent approach to reducing our environmental footprint.

Our green initiatives include:

Waste Minimization and Waste Diversion
We recycle paint products, mixed paper, aluminum, glass, cardboard and plastics.

Environmental Protection
We strive to eliminate impacts wherever our activities, products and services interact with the environment.

Sustainable Procurement
Wherever possible, we source and utilize environmentally friendly products from trustworthy suppliers.

Hours

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday
9:00am - 3:00pm

Sunday
Closed

Contact

Contact

1048 Balmoral Street
Thunder Bay, ON
P7B 5T9

phone: 807-626-0123
email: autohome@tbaytel.net


Auto Home Paints

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exceptional products and services
Auto Paint

Auto Paint

Paint

Auto Home Paints is a leading technical expert and provider of industry-leading products and solutions for automotive refinishing. We cater to collision repair facilities, dealerships and the do-it-yourselfer.

We're the exclusive distributor for BASF Automotive Coatings, manufacturers of a full range of superior coatings for the collision repair, commercial fleet and automotive specialty markets. BASF's Glasurit, R-M and Limco systems provide exceptional results with the advantages of speed, ease of use, intense colour and durability.

For the do-it-yourselfer, we're an authorized dealer of Transtar Autobody Technologies whose product line includes V.O.C. compliant clearcoats and primers, UV curing products, polyurethane topcoats, universal products and additives and a full line of accessories.

Custom Finishes & Aerosols

Custom Finishes

Custom Finishes

Auto Home Paints can accurately determine which colour match system to use and find the perfect colour match for your vehicle.

We have a palette of high-performance custom finishes to transform your vehicle into a unique work of art. Our complete range of finishing products provides ease of preparation and application and includes special effect finishes. Find out why Auto Home Paints is the place to go for custom finishing knowledge and products.

Aerosols

Aerosols

Automotive coatings colours can be processed into aerosols sprays for use in do-it-yourself repairs and "touch ups". We provide expert advice on using aerosols to repair small chips, scratches, dings and scuffs.

Repair Panels

Repair Panels

Repair Panels

Cross Canada Parts is Canada's leading supplier of both foreign and domestic certified aftermarket body parts, accessories and specialty items. Auto Home Paints can quickly order replacement quarter panels, rocker panels, cab corners, hoods, bumpers and other automotive replacement parts. We also have access to restoration parts for older vehicles.

Golden Leaf Automotive develops and manufactures hard to find parts and moldings for muscle cars.

Metal Bonding and Plastic Repair

Metal Bonding and Plastic Repair

Metal Bonding & Plastic Repair

Auto Home Paints is the leading provider of high performance and versatile adhesives specially formulated to repair all types of automotive substrates including metal, plastic, urethane and more. We offer 3M and Lord Fusor, the leading manufacturers of products for the collision repair professional and the do-it-yourself car enthusiast. We can provide product information as well as application instructions to help you return your vehicle to pre-accident condition.

Clips and Fasteners

Clips and Fasteners

Clips & Fasteners

Auto Home Paints is an authorized Auveco dealer with an extensive inventory of standard and "hard-to-find" automotive body hardware and specialty fasteners. With the ever-changing designs of vehicles, we are continually offering our customers the products they need when they need them.

  • Clips
  • Fasteners
  • Hinge Pins & Bushings
  • Body Bolts
  • Riv-nuts
  • Rivets
Vinyl and Plastic Paint

Vinyl and Plastic Paint

Vinyl & Plastic Paint

Auto Home Paints is the exclusive supplier in Thunder Bay of the industry standard for vinyl or plastic restoration. Color Coat by SEM is an interior coating formulated to match, restore or change color on most vinyl surfaces, flexible and rigid plastics, carpet and velour. Fade resistant Color Coat is a permanent coating which can be custom formulated to match, restore or change color on most surfaces.

Compounds, Polishes and Waxes

Compounds, Polishes & Waxes

Compounds, Polishes & Waxes

Maintaining a vehicle's finish helps to protect its value. Auto Home Paints offers our customers the proper products and more importantly, the processes and knowledge necessary to maintain or restore a vehicle's finish.

3M and CarBrite supply our standard compounds, glazes, waxes and polishes for metal, plastic, fiberglass and glass substrates. Flitz is a world leader of premium products for cleaning, polishing, deoxidizing and protecting metal.

Specialty Coatings

Specialty Coatings

Specialty Coatings

Auto Home Paints offers a variety of specialty coatings for the automotive refinish professional or the do-it-your-selfer. We carry Dominion Sure Seal bedliner kits, recognized as a number one for do-it-yourself applications for pick up trucks, vans, trailers, boats, off-road vehicles and many other uses. This very rugged product withstands abrasion, gasoline, acids and has a very high tear strength.

POR 15 is well-known as an effective high-tech, high-performance rust preventative paint designed for application on rusted or seasoned metal surfaces. POR 15 dries to a rock-hard, non-porous surface that won’t chip, crack, peel or rust further.

Tools

Tools

Tools & Equipment

Auto Home Paints is Northwestern Ontario's most recognized supplier of automotive repair and refinishing tools including:

  • Paint spray guns & repair parts
  • Airbrushes
  • Sanding tools & sandblasters
  • Respirators (charcoal cartridge and airfed)
  • Air regulators and filtration equipment
  • Windshield removal tools
  • Stripe removal wheels
  • Flange/punch tools
Home
style solutions for your home
House Paint

House Paint

Paint

Paint is the most versatile home décor element. We offer a complete line of products for virtually every interior and exterior home project. Browse our colour choices or ask one of our professional design consultants for help coordinating with your home colour scheme.

Benjamin Moore provides stylish colours and premium quality plus environmentally friendly options. For long-lasting exterior results and proper coverage, Benjamin Moore offers a full line of products.

Pratt & Lambert offers an extensive colour palette including faux finishes, green approved products and a historical line.

Zinsser provides our comprehensive line of high-performance primers, finishes, concrete and masonry products and products for mildew prevention.

Exterior Stains / Finishes

Stains

Exterior Stains & Finishes

For great results and long-lasting performance, Auto Home Paints carries a complete line of industry leading products for preparing, preserving and coating sidings, fences and decks. All of our suppliers have time-honoured reputations for quality, leadership and innovation in the paint industry, continually creating new products to meet the needs of the professional and do-it-yourself markets.

For coatings to enhance the appearance of your home, Benjamin Moore provides a full complement of clear finishes and wood stains.

Pratt & Lambert Stainshield provides a complete selection of stains to beautify and protect exterior projects.

Flood products are designed to protect and beautify natural woods and other challenging surfaces.

Stains / Lacquers

Stains & Lacquers

Stains & Lacquers

Auto Home Paints has an excellent selection of products for refinishing wood furniture, trim and cabinetry. We have coloured stains, pigmented finishes and clear coats and provide custom matching and tinting services as well as application instructions.

M.L. Campbell is an exclusive manufacturer of wood coatings. A leading North American manufacturer, M.L. Campbell has built a reputation for dependability and product excellence.

Lenmar manufactures the finest wood coatings for furniture cabinets, flooring and discriminating wood finishing.

For the do-it-yourselfer, we offer environmentally friendly, easy-to use, Saman Stains, available in pre-mixed tints which can be mixed in any proportion, so any colour can be created.

Window Coverings

Window Coverings

Window Coverings

As an exclusive Centurion Dealer, Auto Home Paints offers Hunter Douglas Canada window coverings.

Hunter Douglas Canada's large selection of innovative and decorative energy efficient shades, shutters and blinds are crafted from quality wood, fabric and metal to the most stringent specifications. Auto Home Paints provides professional consultation, measurement and installation services.

Wallcoverings

Wallcoverings

Wallcoverings

Wallcoverings are better than ever! Whether wallcoverings are used as an accent or as a feature, they add character and a layer of warmth to your home. From a traditional look to a more modern pattern or texture, Auto Home Paints has a wide selection of new generation high quality wallcoverings to meet your individual style.

Ideal for residential wall surface applications, today’s new wallcovering products can be hung quickly and easily, are a snap to take care of and when you’re ready for a change, they peel right off ready for redecoration.

Crown Wallpaper and Fabrics offers an extensive collection of durable and sustainable decorative products for the do-it-yourself, professional and commercial markets.

Fabrics

Fabrics

Fabrics

Beautiful and functional fabrics add impact and interest to a room. Auto Home Paints offers the collections of the leading houses of the interior design community including, Joanne/J.F. Fabrics, Robert Allen and Duralee Fabrics.

Our design consultants will help you bring out your personal style beginning with a visit to your home. From start to finish, they'll show you exactly what works so that you’ll get the look that you want to achieve.

We also provide quality customized fabric work including curtains, pillows and bedding designed for today's lifestyles.

Flooring

Flooring

Flooring

Auto Home Paints offers unparalleled hardwood flooring products. Our consultation and installation process emphasizes top-quality site preparation and we use only highly trained installers.

Gaylord Hardwood Flooring uses high-grade Ontario lumber, produces the longest lengths of hardwood in the business and provides a durable, clear and scratch-resistant finish.

Preverco Hardwood Flooring offers a broad selection of options for types of flooring, wood species, grade, stains and strip width.

Furniture

Furniture

Furniture

Furniture is one of the most important purchases for a room. Beautiful design and function will add enjoyment in your home for years to come.

Auto Home Paints is the distributor of upholstered fabric and leather furniture by the Canadian companies; Vogel Chairs, and Stylus Made to Order Sofas. Ontario's Chair-Tech Inc.. designs and manufactures high quality modern chairs, benches, stools and sofas. Distinctive Designs by Kroehler continues their tradition of quality and attention to detail with contemporary and traditional furniture.

Our design consultants will help you incorporate your furniture choices into your personal style. Beginning with a complimentary in-home consultation visit, they'll show you exactly what works so that you’ll get the look and the comfort that you want.

Equipment Rental

Equipment Rental

Equipment Rental

Auto Home Paints carries the tools used by professionals to help do-it-yourselfers get their projects done more efficiently and effectively. Call us to find out about our airless spray gun systems, floor sander and scarifier systems and pneumatic hardwood air nailers.

Marine

Marine

Marine

Repairing, refinishing and protecting a sailboat, motorboat, canoe, kayak or any other kind of marine craft helps protect its value. We offer proper marine products and the processes and knowledge necessary to maintain or restore a boat's bottom, topsides and deck.

Highly-trusted by boat builders, West System manufactures a versatile, 2-part, marine-grade epoxy that bonds and coats fiberglass, wood, metal, fabrics and other composite materials to provide superior strength and moisture resistance.

Above or below the waterline, Interlux Paint has the colors, finishes and high-performance for your boat's beauty and durability.

3M and CarBrite supply our high quality compounds and polishes for boat protection.

Commercial and Industrial

Commercial & Industrial

Commercial & Industrial

Industrial and commercial environments require specifically formulated high-performance coatings. The coating industry's commitment to research and development continually provides technologically advanced products tailored to individual requirements.

Auto Home Paints is the recognized distributor of two of the industry’s premiere companies, Allcolour and Coronado Paint. Allcolour is a Canadian company offering a variety of specialty coatings including fast-dry enamels well suited for use in areas where durability is required. Coronado Paint offers an extensive line of coatings including epoxy floor finishes, durable 100% acrylic elastomeric solutions and moisture cure systems.

How To Info

How To

If you aren't sure where to begin a project, learn more about what you need and what to do by getting some professional tips.

Painting

Staining

Faux and Decorative Finishes

 

Find Your Colour

Find colour inspiration with two simple quizzes that will help you figure out what colour combinations are best suited for your needs and personality.

Interior Personality Quiz

Exterior Personality Quiz

1048 Balmoral Street Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5T9 807-626-0123