Our History

From a modest beginning, Santiag’s has grown to be one of the most respected businesses in the East-Central GTA. Santiag’s Old Country Painting’s team of experienced professionals delivers high quality and exceptional value.

Jose Santiago, Our Founder

Growing up as a small boy in Portugal, Jose Santiago came to naturally respect and appreciate the old world values and craftsmanship that were apparent in the many historic structures that surrounded him. It was no great surprise when he decided to become a painter himself, first in Portugal and later in Holland.

Emigrating to British Columbia in 1978, Jose started his own painting business, dedicated to the quality and values of his youth. After relocating his family to Oshawa in 1985, Santiag’s Old Country Painting was founded, serving both residential and commercial clients throughout the Durham Region.