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Stay on Top of all the Latest Tips to Decorate your Walls!

Don’t miss any of the news and great tips that we post on our blog every week! If you add your email address to our subscriber list, we’ll send new blog posts straight to your inbox.   We like to use our blog posts to inspire readers to make the most of their home decor. […]

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Throwback Thursday: UTR in CalgaryInc

It’s Throwback Thursday time and this week we’re looking back at our appearance in CalgaryInc Magazine. We were featured in the magazine in June of 2007 in a series called “10 Innovators to Watch.” We were thrilled for our company Under the Roof to be part of that issue and to be able to share […]

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Tower of Hang & Level Tools Spotted at Bed Bath & Beyond!

We had a nice surprise on a recent visit to the Brentwood Bed Bath & Beyond location in Calgary. We walked in to see our Hang & Level tools rising up to the ceiling in a spectacular tower! It sure made it easy for us to find our tools. This display was in the frames […]

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Hang & Level Now Sold By Craig Frames

  We’re pleased to announce that our Hang & Level picture hanging tool is now available on the Craig Frames website! Craig Frames manufactures and sells high quality picture frames.  Now when people buy a frame from the site, they can also buy the tool to hang it with. Our picture-hanging tool helps people hang […]

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Throwback Thursday: Hang & Level in The Family Handyman

It’s time for another Throwback Thursday, when we look back at some of the most memorable moments in UTR’s history. It’s hard to believe, but it’s already been two years since our Hang & Level was featured in the Family Handyman magazine. We were featured in the February 2012 issue of The Family Handyman, the […]

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We’re Hiring!

We believe the best is yet to come, do you? Under the Roof Decorating is rapidly growing and we need some talented people with positive outlooks to help us get to the next level. The three positions that need to be filled immediately are: Director of Operations Visual Designer Order Processing Specialist If you or […]

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Shark Tank Memories: Bracelet #63

Here at UTR we love the small business investment show Shark Tank. In celebration of the show (which airs every Friday), we want to share some of our recollections of our own brush with fame on Shark Tank. Hoping to meet with the judges at ABC’s Shark Tank, Kelly and I travelled to L.A. in […]

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Throwback Thursday: Alberta Venture Shares the UTR Journey

It’s time for another Throwback Thursday, where we look back at some of the highlights from UTR’s past. If you are an inventor or a wannabe inventor you’ll want to read this story! Bringing a product to market “is not a walk in the park” says Liette. “It is stressful. You have to be 150% […]

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UTR Products Now Available at Bed Bath & Beyond

We’re thrilled to announce that Hang & Level will be sold at Bed Bath & Beyond stores across the U.S. and Canada. As you know, Bed Bath & Beyond is a great place to buy home products of all sorts, including bed linens, bathroom and kitchen items, accent pieces and other home furnishings. Hang & […]

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UTR Headed to the West Coast Art & Frame Expo

Our flights are booked, our hotel is reserved, our bags are packed… UTR is headed to Las Vegas for the annual West Coast Art & Frame Expo! The show takes place from January 20 to 22, 2014 at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. The West Coast Art & Frame Expo is the largest […]

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Shark Tank Memories: The Great Camp-Out

Here at UTR we love the small business investment show Shark Tank. In celebration of the show (which airs every Friday), we want to share some of our recollections of our own brush with fame on Shark Tank. When Kelly and I, found out about the Shark Tank’s open audition taking place in Los Angeles […]

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Throwback Thursday: Viva Las Vegas

It’s time for another Throwback Thursday! This time we’re going to Vegas! We chose this topic for this Throwback Thursday as we’re heading to Las Vegas this coming weekend, so it was at the top of our minds. Back in May of 2009 at the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas Hang & Level won […]

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Throwback Thursday: Hang & Level in Chatelaine

It’s time for another Throwback Thursday, where we take a fond look back on some of UTR’s great moments. We can’t believe that it’s been 6 years since Hang & Level was featured in January 2008 Chatelaine magazine. We love Chatelaine, so this was a particularly exciting moment for us. The magazine is so iconic […]

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Winner of UTR’s Pin-to-Win Contest Announced

A few weeks back we asked you to share your holiday pins and we were thrilled with all of the entries in our Pin-to-win contest. Unfortunately, there could only be one winner. Congratulations to Jacqueline Taylor Griffin, winner of our UTR Holiday Gifts Contest for submitting this great holiday gift ideas board: http://www.pinterest.com/jacqgrif/holiday-gift-ideas/ Thank you […]

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New UTR Website is Here!

After much anticipation and a lot of hard work, we’re pleased to announce that the new Under the Roof website is now here! Our continuing goal with this new site is not only to showcase our products, but to help you decorate your walls with style and ease.     Our plan is to continue […]

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Throwback Thursday: Hang & Level™ in Real Simple Magazine

  It’s Throwback Thursday time, when we take a look back at some great moments in UTR’s history. Today we’re going back two years to when UTR was featured in the  beautiful Real Simple Magazine.  In October of 2011 Real Simple featured Hang & Level as one of their “problem solvers of the month.”   […]

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Shark Tank on UTR’s bucket list – check!

It is every small business owners’ dream – to gain national attention and have access to a bevy of investment funds. And what better way to do it than as a contestant on ABC’s Shark Tank, ABC’s reality TV show that features selected entrepreneurs pitching their businesses to a panel of judges – The Sharks. The […]

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Meet the Founders of UTR Decorating – Kelly & Liette

  Have you ever wondered just who is behind a company and where the idea came from for the product? Well, we wanted to tell you our story, so that you would know who we are and what we are all about. It just makes things a little more personal. As an interior decorator, Liette […]

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Hang & Level now available at Walmart

  We are very thrilled to announce that Walmart USA has rolled out Hang & Level, our picture hanging tool to all of its 3000+ stores in the United States. Click here to find the Walmart nearest you. Share Tweet This Post

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100 years of Stampede captured in black & white photos

It’s July, and if you live and work in Calgary, Alberta like we do, you know it’s Stampede time! And Under the Roof’s headquarters are located only a few blocks away from the greatest outdoor show – The Calgary Stampede.  Yee haw! In addition to testing new rides, watching the rodeo, cheering on the chuck […]

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