• You've been skating on Templeton's paint? We supply most of the ice-hockey arenas in the city with the paint for their rinks.
  • Templeton's also sells "convenience" hardware items - basic plumbing, electrical, and hand tool supplies - and we're the only downtown source for many of these items.
  • We cut keys and stock a wide selection of "Happy Keys". Try one - they make finding the right key easier, and fun.
  • Templeton's has a quaint selection of housewares - such as delicate teacups and saucers - so have a browse for the perfect finishing touch.
  • The Anna Templeton Centre on Duckworth Street, where skills in art and design are taught, is named after a family member. Anna toured Newfoundland outports during the 1950s, supporting and encouraging cottage industries.
  • In the early 20th century, wallpaper did not just help people beautify and refresh their homes - contributing an insulating layer to the walls. The more often you "updated" your look, the better insulated was your house.
  • In 2004, Templeton's donated the paint and materials to restore the "Golden Pheasant Tea" mural on the side of the East End Club building at the bottom of St. John's Lane (at Water Street).
  • The truck stops here! Templeton's stocks paint for roads and parking lots.
  • Touch-ups are often easier using spray paint - and we can put your preferred paint or stain in a standard aerosol can. Just ask us!
  • It's not just wooden clapboard you can paint - vinyl siding can also be successfuly coated this way. Ask us for more information about products and technique.
  • The "Historic Colours" palette is approved by the City of St. John's?
  • Templeton's has a complete selection of all the tools you'll need for your wallpaper project - sponges, paste, broad knives, water boxes, and more.

Area rugs and runners are excellent complements and accent pieces
to warm or brighten your home—and can make it safer and more comfortable.

Templeton’s carries a good selection of area rugs and runners in stock, and can also create a custom rug to suit your needs from any piece of carpet you choose.

Look for details here, or drop in or contact us for more information.

Tell me about Templeton’s wall-to-wall carpet selection.

Area Rugs

Our large in-stock selection ranges from throw mats to area rugs of 6 by 9 feet.

Available in both natural and synthetic materials, we offer a variety of styles and palettes, including traditional, contemporary, and oriental.

Our selection changes often. Please drop by to see what’s on offer.


Templeton’s has one of the largest selections of in-stock carpet runners in St. John’s. Mainly synthetic, they come in a range of colours and patterns, and in 26- or 32-inch widths.

We also carry decorative brass stair rods—come in and see our display, and we’ll order what you need (for delivery within days).

Please drop in or contact us for more information.

Entry Mats / Runners

Templeton’s stocks a wide selection of mats suitable for inside or outside your door, and other high-traffic areas.

Choose from rubber mats, fabric throw mats, cocoa mats, sea-grass mats, and others.

Our selection changes often, so please contact us for information, or shop in person!

Finishing Products & Services

Templeton’s offers a range of services and products related to carpet and rugs, as well experienced installers of any type of flooring you purchase from us.

Also, no matter which type of rug or carpet (or flooring) you choose, our staff are happy to provide suggestions for care and cleaning.

Carpet Baseboards
Applying carpet “baseboards”—instead of vinyl—to finish off the area where floor meets wall is a popular alternative for commercial installations.

Please contact us for details and installation estimates.

Carpet Binding
Creating a custom area rug for involves finishing the ends of the carpet or runner with binding. We offer a range of colours to suit the palette of the carpet.

Prices vary by the size of the rug and the nature of the job. Please contact us for details and estimates.

Carpet Rods
Come in and choose from our display of decorative brass carpet rods, and we’ll order what you need for delivery within days.

Drop by or contact us for more details.

Flooring Installation
Templeton’s team of experienced installers is ready to lay the laminate, vinyl, hardwood, or ceramic flooring you purchase from us.

The cost of this service varies by the job—as the size of the room, the type of flooring, and several other factors all affect installation time. Individual estimates are required for every job, and are provided at no charge.

Drop by or contact us for details.