Independently Rated Highest in Quality
F i f t e e n t h
Consecutive Year
Originally Earned:
December 2002
We declare that The Painting Pros HAS QUALIFIED for and continues to meet the Ongoing Research and Rating Requirements for Diamond Certified® status.
Certificate #197
(408) 622-0418
(831) 272-0028

Cleve Dayton has been painting for more than 40 years.

The Painting Pros has been providing high-quality residential and commercial painting services for thousands of South Bay customers for more than 40 years. The company also handles deck refinishing, light carpentry (trim installation and general repairs), and minor sheetrock repairs and texturing. Additionally, the company offers free, personalized, in-home, professional color consultations to customers who are unsure about choosing the correct paint colors for their homes or businesses.

Owner Cleve Dayton established The Painting Pros in 1978 and has preserved his “old school” methods of painting by teaching them to his younger painters, but he also makes sure to keep up-to-date with the trade’s latest technologies, tools and methods. “In fact, we were the first painting company to become a Certified Green Business in Santa Clara County,” he says. “We’re also a Lead-Safe Certified firm.”

The Painting Pros emphasizes expert, detailed craftsmanship and employs professional, full-time painters. Mr. Dayton says his company only uses premium quality materials that are selected for their appearance, durability and easy maintenance. “All our materials are applied in strict accordance with industry standards and manufacturers’ recommendations. In other words, we don’t cut any corners.” 

Company Philosophy

“In addition to providing professional, high-quality work for our customers, we want to make sure their painting experiences are smooth, pleasant, memorable and problem-free. We treat each client’s house as if it was our own, and that meticulous approach has allowed us to gain many customers for life.”

Serving Santa Clara, San Mateo and Santa Cruz Counties

Interior & Exterior
Free Color Consultations
Deck Restoration
Commercial & Residential
Sheetrock Repair & Texturing
Light Carpentry
Garage Floors – Epoxy Finish
Green Painting

Benjamin Moore
Benjamin Moore
Kelly Moore
Kelly Moore
Sherwin Williams
Sherwin Williams

Comparative Summary

Maintaining customer satisfaction is a crucial aspect of any business, but it’s even more important for painting companies that have earned the prestigious Diamond Certified award. For The Painting Pros Inc., the key to achieving and maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction is simple: combine high-quality painting services with a personalized business approach in order to optimize...

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are your prices competitive?
A: "We’re somewhat more expensive than other painting companies, but that’s due to our rigorous standards of quality. We can’t speak to how our competition bids on jobs, but our approach is to estimate what it will take to deli...
Q: How soon can you start my project?
A: "We’re usually booked about a week in advance. During busy seasons, it’s more like two weeks. "
Q: Do you move furniture?
A: "Yes, that’s part of our preparation. All we ask is that you move any small, breakable items—we’ll take care of the rest. "

Industry Info

Preparation is the key to any high-quality paint job.
When taking on an interior painting project, the first thing you should do is prepare your walls—not only does this ensure your paint will adhere properly, it also gives painted surfaces a flawless, new look. Surface dirt can cause poor...
Findings based on statistically reliable research from 251 surveys

Customer Satisfaction

Survey Question: On a scale of 1 to 10 how satisfied were you with the quality you received?
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Company Credentials

Workers Compensation
Liability Insurance
License Verification
Business Practices
Current Complaint File

Customer Loyalty

Survey Question: If you needed this product or service in the future, would you use this company again?
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98%
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Diamond Certified Qualification

Based on 251 customer surveys, we declare
The Painting Pros
has passed all rating steps and has earned
The Diamond Certified Award
No. 197
Continuously qualified since December 2002.
David Pak
Director of Ratings Research
American Ratings Corporation

Verbatim Survey Responses From Only Verified Customers

Bob D. Verified Customer Name
"Their colorist, that was really wonderful and the guys who came to paint were all wonderful too. We painted everything indoors, every room, and then some months later we had them come and paint the outside and they sent the same guys for both jobs. It was worth the weeks we had to wait."
Research conducted by American Ratings Corporation. Ratings Methodology

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Company Capabilities Table

The Painting Pros
(408) 622-0418
(831) 272-0028
(408) 356-1399 fax
DCID4083955815

Estimates: By Appointment
Painting: 7 Days a Week
Color Consultations: By Appointment

Serving Santa Clara, San Mateo and Santa Cruz Counties

Cleve Dayton, Owner
40
10
EPA Lead-Safe Certified, Santa Clara County Certified Green Business
362785
Liability Insurance, Workers' Compensation
Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce (Mr. Dayton is on Board of Directors), Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA), Silicon Valley Chapter (Mr. Dayton is President)
1978
Interior & Exterior, Free Color Consultations, Deck Restoration, Commercial & Residential, Sheetrock Repair & Texturing, Light Carpentry, Garage Floors – Epoxy Finish, Green Painting
Benjamin Moore, Kelly Moore, Sherwin Williams
250
Commercial, Residential
5 Years on Labor and Materials

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Survey Responses For

The Painting Pros

The Painting Pros: Average 9.2 out of 10 based on 251 unique customer surveys of customer satisfaction.
Bob D. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"That they should use them, if your painting job is big enough they have a color consultant you can book to come and she can work from whatever vague descriptions you have, or pictures you've found in a magazine you loved. She'll tell you what you need and what colors you need to do it. So they're supportive even at the design stage which not everybody does."

"Their colorist, that was really wonderful and the guys who came to paint were all wonderful too. We painted everything indoors, every room, and then some months later we had them come and paint the outside and they sent the same guys for both jobs. It was worth the weeks we had to wait."

Bob L. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They painted my house, I loved it and the price was reasonable."

"They were quick, they got it done, and they were very professional. They had a plan and they wrote everything down that they were going to do and they followed it. There were no questions, it was all spelled out. "

Carolyn F. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They do a good job and they come when they say they're going to come."

"They do a good job and they come when they say they're going to come. They do pretty well."

Claudia G. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They just did fantastic, quality work."

"They were very clean, neat, and the painting was well done."

Daniel H. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"That they're very knowledgeable, and they care about doing a good job."

"I liked the competence of the painters and their concern for perfection."

Dave N. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would definitely recommend the fellas that worked here. I'm sorry I can't remember his name."

"They were very clean, they got here on time, they worked steady all day, and they did a great job."

Dave S. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They do a real nice job, they're very quick, they keep it nice and clean, and the paint last 10 years."

"They were very skilled at their work."

David S. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I've already told my friends that we were highly satisfied with them and if they needed a painter to use them. They were wonderful."

"Everything went well. It was a really satisfactory project and there weren't any surprises."

Debra C. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"We were happy with everything. Their bid was accurate, they showed up on time, they cleaned up after themselves, and they were pretty much everything you could want."

"They set our expectations properly."

Diane B. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I thought they had excellent service. It was very personal, the price was right and I felt like I really got an excellent job. Everyone from the owner, Cleve, to each person who showed up to work on our job site was just excellent. They cleaned up everyday and our house was put back to normal at the end. They've done 2 jobs for us before, they did the interior and exterior of our house. Their work surpassed my expectations, I have pretty high expectations."

"The quality at the appropriate price, and the quality of the service and the paint was excellent. I think they did a great job."

George P. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"Very reasonable, the service was impeccable, and they take care of all your needs. It was all good."

"Their timing went along accordingly to what they told me so they were in and out."

J. H. M. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"That they're very professional, that they're very efficient, and they're really good at keeping things low-cost."

"I liked the crew that they brought, they were really easy to work with and the owner, Cleve, that came out and did the proposal was a really good person. So the people that I interacted with, they had someone come out and do paint colors with us too, they all gave great service. They finished a few days before schedule. We were pretty satisfied."

Julie S. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They were especially skilled at helping me select colors. They have some kind of color guru working for them that helped me pick a color."

"I just thought the quality of the work was spot on, and I was very satisfied. They were also efficient. They were professional, they were nice people and they did a great job."

Mike K. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I felt that they were very competent in their ability to make recommendations about products. The estimation process was very accurate and complete. On a personal level the people that we dealt with were very genuine and helpful to us in our process."

"Just the confidence they were able to build about their ability to do the job."

Patti M. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"Totally professional, your paint job will be perfect and you won't have to worry about anything."

"They came on time, the job was done in a week, it was perfect and it was professional. They totally give you a price quote with everything spelled out so there's no confusion. If they're doing it, it's on the contract. "

Rex W. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They did what they said they'd do."

"Quality of the results, it was an really simple thing."

Robert F. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"That they did the job quickly, cleanly, and they cleaned up really well."

"They did a good job, there wasn't any slopped paint, and they cleaned up well."

Russ C. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I thought they were very professional and they explained everything in advance. They were capable, cleaned up when they were done, and I've got nothing but good things to say. It can be really intrusive to have the inside of your house painted but it worked very well."

"They were just very professional. A project like this, they come into your home and they're in all your rooms but they conducted themselves well. It's not an easy experience to move stuff and package up some things but they made it as painless as possible. Even their price was fair."

Tricia L. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They're professional and they do a good job."

"My home was painted perfectly. "

Allen W. Verified The Painting Pros Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They were very professional and high quality."

"The quality of their work"