YOOOOOO! We come straight outta COMPTON and we don't play gam—

HAH! Dude... that sign says CUMBERLAND. Why are you trying to act all hardcore? lol

Oh, right... I guess I was just trying to make it seem like we don't mess around and pull the usual contractor stuff that people hate dealing with

Well, that's definitely true. But, actions speak louder than words. Anyone who knows us, knows we love our job, we love our customers. AND, we love the smiles on their faces when we do what we say we'll do when we say we'll do it

Well, our reviews definitely prove that. 'nuff said, I guess!

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About our team

We are professional painters who love transforming spaces to fit your needs and desired feel. Versed in all aspects of paint and stain application, we can get the job done right!  Our crew is like a family, kind and respectful of you and your space. The team is fully invested in making your experience as smooth and fun as possible. We pride ourselves in clear communication throughout the entire job regarding start times, potential issues and areas you need prioritizing. Our goal is to make your project the best painting experience from start to finish!


Jason has been one of my most caring, hard working and dedicated employees since my company’s conception. I feel very grateful to be able to pass on my company to a man who I know will continue on the legacy of high quality work, top notch communication and excellent customer care. He is always ready to own up to and fix any mistake he may make, which is one of the most important qualities I think a person can have. He has time and time again gone above and beyond for clients and I know clients are in good hands with Jason. He has earned my trust and I know he’ll earn yours too.

—Patrick Rooney, Former Owner

Jason McLeod

Our friendly giant! The new owner of A Step Beyond Painting, Jay is one of the sweetest men you might ever meet. Having worked for A Step Beyond for years before taking the reins, he attends to clients like no other. He is one of the hardest workers you’ll ever meet. He sets an impressive work pace and takes care of every last detail. Clients are always surprised by how kind, honest and caring Jason is. In his spare time, Jay spends every available second hanging out with the love of his life.

Mark Berge

Mark is a very caring man. He connects with the clients he works with to make sure their needs are met and they feel like family through the entire painting process. Clients love having him in their space! He is very detailed and steady. He takes winters off to focus on his ice sculpting which he travels across Alberta and BC to partake in. He is also an amazing DJ and loves to get people dancing.

Wes Langelier

Wes is a go-getter, he moves through projects like nobody’s business. He is meticulous, careful and detailed. He is a great communicator, very kind, quieter and a gentle fellow. He has a background in closing out construction projects and therefore notices all the little details! Wes will usually pop in his headphones and start rocking, you won’t hear a peep until your paint job is complete! He is also a carpenter and will do small projects for clients. Hobbies include working with the Wood Vibe Tribe crafting custom wood art pieces, making custom box drums and drumming.

Raj Kumar

Raj is an entrepreneur. He is very caring and does not leave a job until it is done right. He takes great pride in his work and has a smile that lights up the room. He is an extremely hard worker and loves to connect with the clients he’s working with. He also runs his own cleaning company on the side. In his spare time he enjoys relaxing with his lady, and hanging out with friends.


Talia is a sweetheart, she’s got a big heart and it shows in how she treats clients! She appreciates and cares for all the plants, animals and people she encounters. Her accurate precision and attention to detail comes from her passion for art. In her spare time she enjoys creating art and hanging out with her friends and cats.


Gurjinder is one of our most steady, careful and detailed workers. He doesn’t speak much English yet, and prefers to put his head down and get to work. He’s been dedicated to mastering his trade as a painter. He’s very kind hearted and enjoys spending time with his wife when he’s not painting.

Patrick Rooney (Former Owner)

My name is Patrick Rooney, Former Owner of A Step Beyond Painting. I have been painting for over 16 years. I moved to the Comox Valley in 2017 and started the company shortly thereafter. Prior to moving to the island, I owned a successful and still operating painting company in Saskatoon, All Surface Finishes.

After making a big decision to move into counselling work, I am elated to know that A Step Beyond Painting may live on in Jason’s capable hands.

Crew Review

A Step Beyond Painting, over the past 2 years, has been painting our 36 home development at Creekside Commons, in Courtenay. We are extremely happy with their work and professionalism.   In particular their lead painters, Mark and Wes have been unfailingly courteous, and their standard of painting has been outstanding on our project.  I owned a painting and decorating company in Calgary for 35 years and have known many painters in that time, Mark and Wes are amongst the best I have dealt with.


Ron Dumbarton

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