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Helm Paint & Decorating is a local family owned  business for over 47 years. We offer quality Benjamin Moore paints, window treatments, wall coverings, and design services. We have a staff of 5 certified design consultants  who can help you with any design project. In addition, we have a certified window treatment specialist who will not only help you choose the best window covering for your home, but will  also personally measure and install your customized window treatments.

Jay Armstrong
Northshore & Southshore

(Certified Window Treatment Installer)

Phone: 504-390-3865 Email:

Jay is a certified window treatment installer for Helm Decorating. He has over 30 years experience in helping customer select window treatments for their homes and businesses. For the last 15 years, he has professionally installed window treatments in homes and businesses. He is Certified by Hunter-Douglas and trained by both Skandia and Graber.

He is an expert at installing every type of window treatment including: Plantation Shutters, Faux Wood Blinds, Real Wood Blinds, Cellular Shades, Roman Shades, Woven Woods, Roller Shades, and Solar Shades.

Joel Gilbert

(Certified Decorating Manager)

Phone: 504-861-8179 Email: 

Joel Gilbert is a certified Decorating Manager who has worked for the Helm family for over 27 years. After working in the wholesale industry at the World Trade Center and Trade Mart in Dallas, she returned home to New Orleans to focus on decorating with the Helm family and business.

Joel provides In-Home consultations to all of her clients and will help with all interior selections from paint and furniture to window treatments and wall coverings.

Stacy Helm –

(Certified Interior Decorator)

Phone: 504-485-6569

Stacy Helm was born and raised in the New Orleans area and lives in Lakeview with her husband and four children. She has been a part of the Helm Decorating Team for 22 years and is now a Certified Interior Decorator focusing on Color Consultations and Window Treatments for New Construction and Renovations. Stacy personally works with clients at our Canal Boulevard location and will also provide On-Site consultations.

Lisa Springer

(Member of ASID)

Phone: 985-789-1783 Email:

Lisa Springer was born in New Orleans and raised on the Northshore. She graduated from the University of New Orleans (UNO) and then went on to receive her degree in Interior Design. She a member of the American Society of Interior Designers which is a professional organization for Interior Designers. Lisa has over 15 years of interior design experience working on home design projects including New Construction, Kitchen and Bath Remodeling, Furnishings, Window Treatments, Accessories and Paint Color Selections. She works with clients at the Mandeville location and will also provide In-Home Consultations.