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Best Painters
in Oakland

Why These Painters?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored painters on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best painters in Oakland, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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A Coat Above Painting

A Coat Above is a commercial and residential painting service in the San Francisco Bay area with a commitment to environmental friendliness. Owner Lindo Morucci has over 30 years experience providing interior and exterior painting and remodeling. The business is registered with the Environmental Protection Agency to dispose of and recycle hazardous materials properly and is certified to comply with Section 402 of the Toxic Substances Control Act regarding lead-based paint. Reviewers praise Lindo for his professional service, timeliness, and fair pricing. Several customers say they have used A Coat Above for repeated services over a decade or more, and recommend them specifically for work on historic homes.

San Francisco, CA 94112


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All-Ways Painting, Inc.

For over three decades, All-Ways Painting, Inc. has been providing interior and exterior painting services to residential and commercial clients in Oakland, CA. Fully licensed, bonded, and insured, Wall-Ways Painting, Inc. provides a range of services that includes commercial finishes, color consultations, wainscoting, staining, and varnishing. Additionally, All-Ways Painting, Inc. utilizes various techniques, applications, and finishes including pressure washing, staining, dry walling, texturing, faux finishing, graining, antiquing, and marbling. Owner Rich Parkins is a master craftsman who is qualified at the journeyman level in plastering, painting, and decorating at the City and Guilds Academy in the UK. All-Ways Painting, Inc. was featured on the HGTV show Curb Appeal: The Block while working on a project in Alameda, CA. All-Ways Painting, Inc. is certified as lead-free by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and offers a three-year warranty for clients who have purchased two coats or more of approved paint for exterior projects.

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Aurora Painting and Decorating

A Better Business Bureau Accredited Business, Aurora Painting and Decorating is a top-rated painting company with more than 20 years of experience in the business. As a member of Painting and Decorating Contractors of America, they are committed to delivering the highest quality of services to their clients. Residential and commercial projects are handled and delivered in such a way that they best meet the specific requirements of the clients. They specialize in providing color consultation, green painting, historic restoration, custom finishes, treatment and preservation of natural wood shingles among many others. At Aurora Painting and Decorating, they make sure that they adhere to the schedule set. Clients can call to request a written estimate.

Oakland, CA 94611


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Charmed Painting

Charmed Painting is a professional painting service provider located in Oakland, California. Since their founding, they have gained so much notoriety that they have been featured on HGTV's primetime television show, Curb Appeal. Their skilled and experienced painters take genuine pride in their work, and they strive to ensure that every customer has their expectations thoroughly exceeded while being left completely satisfied with all services rendered. Charmed Painting is proud to provide a broad range of home services such as commercial and residential interior and exterior painting, power washing, waterproofing, fine finishing, restoration, faux finishing, wood preservation, refinishing, paint stripping, texturing, and much more. Customers can schedule estimates and make service inquiries in a variety of ways including phone and email.

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Citywide Painting and Construction Co.

Citywide Painting and Construction Co. began operating in the Oakland community more than 20 years ago. The painting contractor can help in every phase of the interior or exterior painting process, from preparation to color selection, purchasing the paints, and painting. Work is performed by a licensed technician who is insured and EPA Lead-Safe Certified. The firm specializes in carrying out larger projects, such as painting apartment buildings, condominiums, commercial properties, and industrial buildings. Previous users of the service attest that Citywide Painting and Construction Co. painters are thorough, friendly, and good at cleaning up after work is done.

Oakland, CA 94621


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Coastal West Painting Co.

Coastal West Painting Co. is a team of licensed, insured painters who serve Oakland area homes and businesses from their HQ in Berkeley. The EPA Certified Lead-Safe Contractor provides interior and exterior painting and a suite of relevant services, such as staining, refinishing, and deck care. Potential customers can call for free estimates. Before any work begins, the business provides a detailed quote, in writing, that lays out the client’s expectations and pricing information. Free estimates are available for interested clients.

Berkeley, CA 94705


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ColorBlast Painting

ColorBlast Painting has painted Oakland Metro homes and businesses since it was formed in San Leandro in 2010. A 2014 winner of the Angie’s List Super Service Award, ColorBlast Painting offers low-VOC and no-VOC paints that are safer for children and animals. Technicians are licensed, bonded, and insured to provide painting services, as well as power washing, deck staining, cabinet refinishing, and interior molding installation. The company specializes in removing old popcorn ceilings, which in addition to being hard to maintain, are often contaminated with asbestos. Homeowners with popcorn ceilings can call ColorBlast Painting for help removing the material and replacing it with something new.

San Leandro, CA 94579


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Dimension Painting

Dimension Painting, formed in Oakland in 2011, is a painting contractor serving customers throughout the Oakland Metro area. The business performs both residential and commercial painting work, on interiors and exteriors, and also carries out light carpentry services such as dry rot restoration, wallpaper removal, acoustic texture removal, and baseboard installation. The licensed, experienced team of technicians specializes in eco-friendly painting without volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

Oakland, CA 94601


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Eagle Eye Painting

Eagle Eye Painting is Concord painting company opened in 2009. Serving customers in the Oakland metro area, Eagle Eye Painting sends licensed, insured painters to perform varied services, including drywall, molding installation, and plastering services. Power washing, deck restoration, and fence repair services are also available. Past clients claim that Eagle Eye Painting painters are fast, professional, and non-obtrusive, always careful to clean up after themselves and to avoid interrupting day-to-day activity.

Concord, CA 94521


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Gene’s Painting

Gene’s Painting was founded in 1987 in San Leandro. Since then it has painted residential and commercial properties throughout the Oakland Metro area, specializing particularly in painting apartments, condos, and high rises. Gene’s Painting is Better Business Bureau accredited and comprises a team of licensed journeymen painters, whose additional services include mold removal, color consulting, and varnishing. Prior customers, including property managers and homeowners, praise the Gene’s Painting team for their knowledgeable, thorough service.

San Leandro, CA 94578


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Green Plum Design

Green Plum Design is a Kensington painting contractor that works on behalf of homeowners and business owners throughout the Oakland community. The team of insured, experienced experts can provide color consultations, interior painting, and exterior painting. According to reviewers who have spoken out about Green Plum Design online, the owner of the business is friendly and communicative, personally helping with every project, and the workers are professional, friendly, and detailed.

Kensington, CA 94707


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J.P. Aspatore

J.P. Apastore is an Oakland provider of painting and drywall services since 1979. Based in Walnut Creek, J.P. Apastore can perform sundry contracting services, such as cabinet refinishing, acoustic ceiling removal, texture matching, stucco repair, waterproofing, and dry rot repair. Most work is performed by the licensed, insured owner. Past customers gush about the contractor’s responsive, friendly service, which the staff provides with an old-fashioned attentiveness to customer satisfaction.

Walnut Creek, CA 94597


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Martinez Painting Company

Martinez Painting Company is an Oakland painting business that has worked in the area for more than ten years. Technicians are qualified to perform such services as molding repair and installation, lead abatement, and mold/mildew remediation. Wood staining and other deck and shingle services are also available. The team is EPA Lead-Safe Certified, licensed, and backed up with liability insurance.

Oakland, CA 94618


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Paige Weber Decorative Painting

Paige Weber Decorative Painting has worked directly with Oakland Metro customers since 2002. A one-person team based in Oakland, Paige Weber is a licensed, highly trained specialist who works with homeowners, business owners, interior designers, and architects, providing such services as color consulting and interior and exterior painting. Paige Weber is licensed and insured, and she has been featured in the HGTV show Curb Appeal, and in the following magazines: Better Homes and Gardens and Departures.

Oakland, CA 94601


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Platypus Painting Inc.

Platypus Painting Inc. is a team of painting generalists serving the Oakland Metro area. The certified, licensed, insured specialists can carry out such projects as interior painting, exterior painting, rot repair, water damage repair, faux finishing, power washing, and gutter cleaning. The team at Platypus Painting Inc. focuses especially on providing eco-friendly and recyclable painting solutions, carefully estimating the amount of paint that will be required to ensure that minimal materials are left over that might damage the environment. The EPA certified Platypus Painting Inc. as Lead Safe Certified in 2007.

Oakland, CA 94608


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Royal Painting and Decoration

Based in Berkeley for more than 20 years, Royal Painting and Decoration is a painting company that provides eco-friendly painting services to customers in the Oakland Metro area. The business specializes in using Benjamin Moore low-toxicity products, including the manufacturer’s oil-based primer and water-based primer. Services are available for both residential and commercial customers.

Berkeley, CA 94703


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Stahlschmidt Painting & Restoration

Stahlschmidt Painting & Restoration is a Berkeley painter that has operated in the Oakland Metro for more than a quarter of a century. Painters are licensed, bonded, and insured, with Lead-Related Construction-Supervisor and EPA Lead-Safe certifications. The business’s specialty is restoring and beautifying old homes. Over the summer, Stahlschmidt Painting & Restoration is often booked months in advance for summer restoration wok. Service options are available to suit homeowners, business owners, architects, and real estate agents.

Berkeley, CA 94708


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