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How Do You Know If You Are Getting a Reliable Commercial Painter?

 How Do You Know If You Are Getting a Reliable Commercial Painter?

When you are buying a used car, you look under the hood, and maybe kick the tires. If the potential purchase is a horse, you are supposed to look at its teeth (unless, of course, it’s a gift horse; don’t look them in the mouth!). But when you hire a commercial painter, how can you ensure your satisfaction? How do you evaluate a painting company?

To start with, please don’t kick our tires! Here are a few signs you can look for to help you distinguish between an excellent choice that will serve you well, or a lemon.

Hiring and Training of Employees

No matter what other features a painting company has, the quality of their painters is vital. Part of the question is their training and skill level, but even more importantly, are they reliable, good people?

At MB Jessee, we perform full background checks and drug tests on all potential employees. We want to be sure we are working with trustworthy, honest painters. This gives us peace of mind for our own business, and this sense of wellbeing is one we can share with our clients.

In addition, we also emphasize thorough training. All of our commercial painting employees go through a rigorous initial training period, followed by ongoing seminars for continued skill enhancement and safety tips. Our painters are knowledgeable and talented, offering our commercial clients the best painting in the industry!

Track Record of Excellence on Significant Jobs

When a commercial painter has a long history of applying commercial coating for major facilities and companies, you know you are working with a well-run organization. The track record of successful contracts tells you an important story.

For all of us at MB Jessee, our resume of completed commercial painting projects is something we take great pleasure in! As we drive around the San Francisco Bay area, we can see the tangible ways we have contributed to the beauty and commerce of the communities. From luxury high-rises and exclusive office buildings to local monuments and historic structures, our painters have done it all!

If you are curious to know more specifics, you can browse our portfolios, check out our Facebook page, or give us a call. We would be delighted to speak with you!

Dotted I’s and Crossed T’s

With high dollar projects and complex operations on the line, you need a commercial painter who knows the industry and safely navigates the laws and codes. Licensing and insurance are an absolute must, as well as participation in professional organizations.

MB Jessee is fully invested in keeping up all necessary insurance and licensing. We won’t cut corners to save a dollar, nor will we put you or your project at risk by ignoring protocol. We are committed to professionalism at every level, so that you know you can trust us to do it right.

MB Jessee, the Bay Area’s Commercial Painter

When you need to hire a commercial painting company for your Oakland or San Francisco area project, please consider MB Jessee. We offer unbeatable quality and customer service at a very competitive price. Talk to our previous clients, and you will discover why MB Jessee has been growing and expanding for over 25 years!

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Customer Reviews

“Matt, Julie & Ricardo, I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank the three of you for the wonderful job you did in hosting the SFBA NARI Chapter Meeting on Wednesday evening. Everything was perfect from beginning to end. Members and guests alike walked away with a truly positive experience. The "painter for a day" and the cookies in the paint cans were an absolute brilliant touch and received rave reviews. What a wonderful way to do such positive marketing. Thanks again for a truly memorable experience for our members and guests. You are valued as a NARI member.”

— Judy Tufo, SFBA NARI Executive Director

“In all the years I've worked with MB Jessee, I'm always so impressed by your crews. They are so respectful of everything--you never even know they're there! Except that the paint looks amazing when they're gone. We've had one showing of our home and already have an offer. I'm sure it is because the paint looks so beautiful.”

— Erin T.
Pleasant Hill

“The finish on my kitchen cabinets had failed, becoming tacky and grimy around the handles. M B Jessee gave me a reasonable quote, far below some others, and did an outstanding job, striping the original varnish and refinishing with a new lacquer finish. The cabinets look like new. Work was done 1 day faster than estimated. The crew was extremely hard-working, considerate, and neat. Highly recommend M B Jessee.”

— Thama B.
San Francisco, CA

“Everyone I dealt with was nice, helpful, and very professional. The price was reasonable! (I didn't feel like I was getting the "San Francisco price." The attention to detail and work quality was excellent. They did what they said they would do in the exact timeframe they said they would do. Highly recommend!”

— Tim Tyson

“MB Jessee just finished our exterior and we couldn't be happier with our experience. The foreman (Pedro) and lead painter (Ricardo) were incredible to work with: they communicated scheduling clearly, Ricardo was a joy to be around every day, the showed up early every day, were incredibly tidy and did great paint work. The final walk through experience was incredible. Pedro pointed out items I missed demonstrating a clear desire to complete another quality project. I highly recommend them. As others have noted they definitely aren't the cheapest but you quickly realize that you're getting what you pay for. The 3 year guarantee is also a nice touch since there are likely touch up items that will show up after the job is done.”

— Joshua Jansen

“I love the article in the paper on your company. Thank you for supporting our community by painting at the Claremont Middle School. Thanks!”

— Carla Banks

“The people at M.B. Jessee are great – from the painters to the office staff to Matt. Talk about leadership from the top.”

— Kevin Ames, Mark Becker Homes

“High quality work from a pleasant and qualified staff. Thank you!”

— Paul Markovich

“It was a great experience working with MB Jessee. The crew was careful and thorough as they painted the house, sealed stucco cracks, repaired dry-rotted wood, stained the deck, etc. Robert, Gersson, Jose, and all of the people involved in the process from the estimate to the job completion were friendly and professional.”

— Mike C.
Livermore, CA

“Julie,Just to let you know I am very appreciative of your crew catching the plumbing/mold problem. It was very astute of them. I wanted to let you know that again your crew has done excellent work here, please pass this along to Mr. Jessee. There are some bumps in the road here, but the painting and your crew has not been one of them. Their work is the only thing going right currently, and this crew is very nice and respectful. It is much appreciated. Thank you again.”

— Beth
Oakland

“Edy and crew are hard at work. They are doing a great job. Very professional outfit you have. Your crew is a delight. You may use me for a reference!”

— Heidi B
Walnut Creek

“In September, MBJessee finished painting two sides of our 3-story condominium building (six owners). We were impressed by the professionalism of the company and every one of its workers, Matt Jessee couldn't have been more helpful in planning the project. His painters were well-trained, easy to communicate with and eager to please. In addition to painting the stucco, they made extensive repairs on windows and frames, which will save us considerable money in the future. They finished earlier than anticipated, with as many as five men working on the job, and the scaffolding came down the next day. All of us were delighted with the results. Now my husband and I are looking forward to having MB Jessee paint our own apartment later this month. Matt and Gustavo (who will be our crew leader again) have explained how they will work to make the painting proceed smoothly while we're living here, and they have been endlessly patient with our protracted decision-making process. If you look at their website, you'll learn that MB Jessee is an exemplary company that takes good care of its workers as well as its customers, and contributes public service projects to the community. All in all, we can't recommend MB Jessee highly enough.”

— Jayne W.
San Francisco, CA