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Cameron Savage
Cameron Savage
2024-05-05
Absolutely recommend McCartney Painting. The outcome for our house exceeded our expectations, and we are so proud of how our house looks now. We spoke with several painters (who we also liked) before going with McCartney, and we are happy we did. Kieron (McCartney) is great to work with, and possesses a wealth of painting expertise to help ensure the work is done well and to plan. His crew was extremely thoughtful in how they prepared the house for painting—they moved all of our plants and decorations out of the way for painting, and once the painting was done they put everything back exactly where it had been. Thanks for everything Kieron!
Patrick Schlemmer
Patrick Schlemmer
2024-05-04
Kieron just finished painting our house and I couldn’t be happier! He was a pleasure to work with throughout the entire process. The contract was clear and straightforward. He made excellent suggestions at key points. The pricing was fair and cheaper than other bids we received. The workmen were friendly and neat. The house looks great! We've received compliments from neighbors and passers-by. We’d been way overdue to have the house painted. Kieron has been painting all kinds of houses throughout San Francisco for over thirty years. Check his portfolio for some beautiful examples. One reason I went with him is that he lives in the Sunset himself. He has painted a lot of houses in the Avenues and understands their idiosyncrasies. I hope to have him come back later in the year to do some interior walls. Recommended!
L Chin
L Chin
2024-05-02
Finding the right painters to paint our house was extremely important. We did a lot of research and decided to go with McCartney Painting years ago to paint the exterior of our house. We were extremely pleased and have received many compliments over the years. Just recently we decided we needed to paint the exterior again. We had many offers but decided to go back to McCartney Painting and it was the best decision! We are very happy with how the house looks and so satisfied with the job from start to finish.....so efficient and seamless just like the first time years ago. Kieron and his team are amazing to work with. They are professional, easy to work with, prompt, efficient, and always cleaned up each day as well as the end of the job. Consistent service and high quality work are hard to fine these days. I feel fortunate to know we have a trusted partner for our painting needs. Thank you Kieron and team for our positive experiences through the years.
Stephane de Bord
Stephane de Bord
2024-04-13
McCartney painting did a great job painting our home. He is responsive and pays attention to detail. He was willing to work with us in keeping the cost to a minimum. Good experience overall.
Young-Ki Kim
Young-Ki Kim
2024-03-26
Kieron, Miguel, and the team did a great job with our home. They were professional, communicative, and accommodated added scope. We had a lot of stops and starts due to the rains but they kept us updated throughout the project.
Kathleen Montague
Kathleen Montague
2023-12-19
The crew that came in and did the work I requested were great. They were very thorough, with the prep, the painting, sanding and staining. I had multiple tasks I wanted them to complete. When I had a problem with a couple of bubbles in the paint job after it was finished, they immediately came in and completed it. I would recommend this company to anyone looking for a knowledgeable, competent company.
Betty Dong
Betty Dong
2023-12-18
Mccartney et al painted the exterior of the house. I love the final result. I appreciate the careful prep with power washing, sealing of cracks and the final paint job. Kieron is very responsive and provided expert opinion for repair of windows and paint selection Most importantly, they are expert painters, completed the job carefully, and left area clean and neat. Definitely plan to use them again. Betty
Michael Winton
Michael Winton
2023-09-30
It makes me so happy every time I walk up to our house and see the beautiful paint job. Kieron and his team did an excellent job - clearly professionals with a strong pride of workmanship. They started with a thorough cleaning, sealed cracks, primed and painted our Sunset home in under a week. Edges and lines between colors are nice and clean, clearly done with attention to detail. These are definitely people who are proud of their work!
Moira-Shannon Birmingham
Moira-Shannon Birmingham
2023-09-09
Kieron and Miguel were a pleasure to work with!! Very professional and did a great job!!!
Laura Milner
Laura Milner
2023-08-10
Miguel and his crew were top notch. Very respectful of my property. Patient about my concerns re: caulking etc. Good suggestions about paint. I had complete confidence in their experience with houses like mine. They had to climb over neighbors fence to get to obscure area that was skipped by previous painters. Kieron was easy to work with and was accommodating when it came to my schedule. Highly recommend
McCartney Painting
4.9
Based on 194 Reviews
Sara Herold ..
Sara Herold ..
2024-07-05 09:16:49
We had such an incredible experience with Kieron and his team. The entire exterior and gate of our home was fully finished in three days. Kieron and his...
Laurent D.
Laurent D.
2024-06-29 10:22:35
Kieron and his team painted my house. It looks great. Kieron was very responsive throughout the project. I highly recommend them.
Tim S.
Tim S.
2024-06-25 06:45:35
McCartney Painting did a great job on the outside of my San Francisco home, including coordinating with another contractor to help restore the stucco on the...
Steve H.
Steve H.
2024-05-28 15:00:28
Kieron and his team did such a great job with the front of our house, we asked him to paint the back as well. I obtained multiple quotes, and Kieron's was...
Patrick S.
Patrick S.
2024-05-02 12:43:46
Kieron just finished painting our house and I'm very happy! He was a pleasure to work with throughout the entire process. The contract was clear and...
Stephane D.
Stephane D.
2024-04-13 16:34:20
McCartney painting did a great job painting our home. He is responsive and pays attention to detail. He was willing to work with us in keeping the cost to a...
Young K.
Young K.
2024-03-25 17:48:37
Kieron, Miguel, and the team did a great job with our home. They were professional, communicative, and accommodated added scope. We had a lot of stops and...
brion p.
brion p.
2024-01-09 10:13:30
I recently hired McCartney Painting to paint the exterior of my victorian home. He and his team were great. The quality of the work, responsiveness, and...
Susan R.
Susan R.
2023-12-18 10:59:40
Researched the Better Business Bureau and read reviews for numerous Painting companies. Also obtained referrals and got 3 bids for an exterior paint job....
Betty D.
Betty D.
2023-12-17 17:57:06
Had the exterior of my 2 story house painted and finished the middle of Nov. Kieron and his team are experts in preping the house by power washing, sealing...
Deborah T.
Deborah T.
2023-09-30 11:06:47
McCartney Painting just finished painting the front and side of our 100 year old house. It looks great! I was worried that they would not get all the...
Mike W.
Mike W.
2023-09-30 08:36:42
It makes me so happy when I come home and see the beautiful paint job. Everything looks so clean and fresh! Kieron and his team did an excellent job -...
L J K.
L J K.
2023-08-27 21:40:08
Who does that any more? A thank you call, and a thank you note! I work in consumer experience/patient experience and McCartney Painting delivers, in...
John H.
John H.
2023-08-06 14:29:46
Our VIctorian home in San Francisco was overdue for exterior painting, and after vetting several local businesses, it was clear that McCartney Painting was...
Sandy C.
Sandy C.
2023-06-29 08:12:06
Kieron and his crew were such a pleasure to work when we painted the exterior of our Victorian. Any type of work on your home can be a stressful...
Carly H.
Carly H.
2023-06-13 17:59:00
We had a fantastic experience with McCartney Painting. From initial outreach, to providing an estimate and settling on an overall scope, every step of the...
Carl R.
Carl R.
2023-06-13 14:30:56
We asked the McCarthy team to repaint our deck and the rear of our house and they did a fantastic job from start to finish. Our painters, Jorge and Nelson,...
Mark P.
Mark P.
2023-06-07 15:07:11
I had an excellent experience with McCartney painting. Kieron is well organized, patient and easy to work with and Simon and Miguel were excellent...
Nancy G.
Nancy G.
2023-06-05 09:37:44
Kieron and his crew painted our building in the Inner Richmond. He is thorough and professional addressing any concerns I had. I was delighted with the...
Donald P.
Donald P.
2023-06-04 08:46:14
My highest recommendation! Kieron painted our Victorian home in Pacific Heights and it looks fantastic. From start to finish, color selection to final...
E D.
E D.
2023-04-20 08:15:55
Everything went as promised and according to plan. Kieron runs a tight ship. Concerns that I had over health/safety & environmental issues were addressed...
Gina L.
Gina L.
2022-12-30 22:49:20
Five stars so far for responsive, clear and professional communication. Kieron's wife replied pretty much immediately to my Yelp enquiry and passed on...
Wayland C.
Wayland C.
2022-11-06 15:00:47
Kieron and his team provided top notch service and craftsmanship from start to finish. Kieron scheduled the consultation with me. He was very...
Katherine H.
Katherine H.
2022-09-19 09:37:46
Kieron and his team (Danilo, etc.) are amazing - Kieron is prompt by phone, high integrity, and has built a great team and network of partners (e.g.,...
Nick R.
Nick R.
2021-10-30 12:19:28
Kieron and team did an amazing job on the exterior of our Outer Sunset home. We went for a dark blue, which was a big change from the previous color, and...
Mary L.
Mary L.
2021-10-29 17:28:27
After reading all the positive reviews, I tried to book an appointment a few years ago for my parents property. Unfortunately he was booked solid for the...
Tracy H.
Tracy H.
2021-10-17 08:30:52
Kieron and his team are awesome! Super reliable, very quick, responsive and reasonably priced. He was able to squeeze in our work between other jobs and we...
Meliza C.
Meliza C.
2021-02-28 22:08:53
Kieron & his team lead by Miguel did an amazing job painting the entire interior of our 2-bedroom townhouse in Potrero Hill. Their work is immaculate...
Chris K.
Chris K.
2021-02-25 09:57:19
I've had my house in San Francisco painted three times since 1992, most recently in February. McCartney Painting is the one of the three that I will hire...
J M.
J M.
2021-02-24 12:55:53
Kieron and his team did a great job painting our house. Kieron's team is fast, but fast with good work. I have previously painted my house and this time I...
Sal d.
Sal d.
2021-02-02 14:08:29
Kieron and his team blew away my expectations painting my new garage and the 120 ft conduit for my electric car charger installed around the entire length...
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The following are some of our older San Francisco Painter reviews that are no longer posted online. For our recent reviews visit Yelp and Google via the icons above. A lot of our reviews are from clients we have worked with many times over the years.

Michael U.
Michael U.
I highly recommend Mccartney Painting. The firm just completed the exterior facade of our 1896 Queen-ann victorian, located at 64-66 Alpine Terrace, S an Francisco, ca. They did a beautiful job. Drive by and look. Always organized, and feel we were very lucky to have hired such a highly qualified painting firm. I highly recommend Mccartney Painting. We are so pleased with all of their work. All the victorian detail is so beautifully done. They work fast and very organized. ... Read More
Shelly F.
Shelly F.
Totally prepped and painted front of house, entry stairwell walls, garage and side doors, windows on three sides of house. McCartney Painting did a go rgeous job on our house. Kieron informed us about everything we needed to know including type of base coat; we now know that our paint job will last 12-15 years and we know why! His sense of color and artistry added small touches that complemented and perfectly finished the job! The paint crew was always on time and always courteous. The job actually took less time than we thought and we were never bothered by a paint smell, something I'd been dreading. As soon as it was done, but before the scaffolding crew took down the scaffolding, Kieron personally removed the netting from the scaffolding so we could have more light AND see more of the beautiful paint job. We are hoping to inspire the neighbors and have already given his name to one of them! ... Read More
Tracy T.
Tracy T.
Keiron painted my newly installed windows, interiors only, about 20 windows in all. A fabulous experience. I work from home, and usually dread the dis traction of having work done on the house. Keiron said he could get the job started while we were away - and I came back and the entire job was done! He does an excellent job setting expectations - he knows that people don't like surprises. He's calm, organized, and gave me a stress-free experience. The windows, by the way, look fantastic. The best painting I've ever seen. ... Read More
Janice L.
Janice L.
When looking for a company to paint our house, I placed calls to a few, but I received a call back almost immediately from McCartney Painting. Some ot her companies never even bothered to return my call. Kieron even came out on a Sunday to give us an estimate, since both my husband and I work. We had Kieron and his crew paint our house, trim, and doors (plus a small shed in the back for a modest additional fee.) We had mildew under our eaves, and this was pretreated with a bleach solution to prevent future mildew. They re-caulked windows as needed. He also made additional suggestions for little touch ups that we could do to improve the appearance of our home - all of which were easy to do and made a big difference. The crew was professional, friendly, quick, and did a great job. We are very pleased with the whole experience. Kieron was working on our house with his crew every day. They were able to begin work on our house earlier than initially projected, which was wonderful since the rain started the day after they finished. The house looks great. Kieron really knows what he is doing. He's a nice guy and a good businessman - honest, trustworthy, and helpful. I would recommend him to anyone. ... Read More
Vic B.
Vic B.
Prepared (sanded, repaired wood where needed, primed) and painted the exterior of a small penthouse office (approx 13' x 13'). The exterior was redwood siding from the 1920's that had water damage/rot in various places. Job was very well done and performed in the time estimated. Care was given to fix the areas of water damage and rot. During the estimate all of my questions were answered very competently. The quote was very fair for the work, not the cheapest quote but definitely not the most expensive. The best thing is the owner gives the estimates, and is one of the primary workers as the job is being done. This is great because what you talk about during the estimate is known to the work team through the entire job. ... Read More
Robin A.
Robin A.
I asked them to do a high gloss finish on a number of walls- time consuming and exacting- and they did a fantastic job- very professional job. The own er- Kieron McCartney- came promptly and quickly after contacting him- to give me an estimate - he booked us immediately even though he was really busy. He and his crew began and finished exactly as scheduled and right on budget. He was willing to have about 40 custom samples made for me to choose from (my expense- but a lot of work for him). I was out of town while he worked on our house- and I came home to a job perfectly done, on time, and at the price of his estimate. I am an interior designer and found his work to be outstanding. ... Read More
Valerie R.
Valerie R.
Painted the interior of a San Francisco flat that had not been painted in at least 15 years. Keiron and his crew prepped, primed and painted everythin g; all the ceilings walls closets, bathroom, kitchen and pantry, and cleaned up everything at the end of the job. McCartney painting did an excellent job. They properly and carefully painted everything and were great to work with. Keiron was always available to us and on-site every day supervising the work and making sure things went properly. The paint job came out beautifully and they cleaned everything up very thoroughly. Overall they transformed the flat into a bright beautiful place. We received a job worth more than what we paid for. ... Read More
Andrew H.
Andrew H.
Repainted walls in dining room, living room and stairs/hallway and repainted all trim (time consuming process). Very pleased with the quality of their work and their professionalism. Will use them for all future painting. Job finished one day beyond original estimate but the painters worked overtime and Saturday to minimize impact on our life. ... Read More
Monica P.
Monica P.
We had the back wall of a three story building painting and sealed. As there is (was) a leak coming through the wall, special attention was needed to the caulking aspect. Our experience was great! Kieron and his crew were friendly, professional and punctual. The estimate was done in a timely manner. The work was completed just as described. The back wall looks great. They sealed up every little possible opening in flashing and along the siding. When they were finished, the area was cleaned, even nicer than before. I will definitely hire them again! Thanks, Kieron! ... Read More
Allen H.
Allen H.
Cleaned, primed and painted exterior siding on West side of house; sanded primed with non-rust paint & painted exterior circular metal staircase; cleaned, chalked, primed and painted exterior windows on West side of house. Because we were working outside of the area at the time which we wanted to have this work done, Kieron was very flexible and was able to meet us within two days to discuss the project and make final decisions. He even took the time to call us after he had begun the project to give us an update and reconfirm exactly how we wanted it to be completed. He completed the job ahead of schedule even though he was extremely busy at the time and when we returned, one would never know that anyone had been at the house except that the exterior West Side looked brand new. Would highly recommend McCartney Painting Company. This was a rather difficult job as it was on a hillside and the condition of the area he painted was terrible, so it took a lot of prep work. Feel his price was reasonable for number of hours and work had to do. ... Read More
Michelle M.
Michelle M.
Kieron and his team painted the interior of our 850 square foot flat before we moved in. The technique they use is with a sprayer, so the coat is even ly and clean. The trim was painted with a brush and in the tighter spaces (stairwell), rollers were used. They sanded and primed areas where it was needed. They also painted and sealed the exterior of the windows. Kieron and his crew were very professional. They arrived on time and worked fast and thoroughly. Our flat was empty, but they covered all of our floors and built-ins and cleaned up thoroughly. As usual, the work our contractors were doing was not exactly on schedule, so I needed to reschedule with Kieron several times. He was so easy-going, flexible and willing to accommodate our schedule. He works fast. What he estimated taking 5 days ending up only taking 2 with a larger crew and we were able to move in on our scheduled move-in date. Kieron is a pleasure to work with. Great customer service. He returns calls quickly and keeps on top of the project in the planning phase. He kept me posted during the project to let me know how it was going. We are happy with the results and we plan on calling McCartney Painting for our next painting project. ... Read More
Barbara J.
Barbara J.
Two story home in Golden Gate Heights. The exterior of our home had not been painted for 18 years, so it needed major preparation work. We knew we had to choose our painting company very carefully. After four estimates, we chose McCartney Painting. His workers power-washed, sanded, & repaired the stucco and wood surfaces. They reglazed windows that were in poor shape. They applied one coat of Elastomeric water proofing compound. For the finish coat of paint, McCartney accurately followed the five-color design scheme Bob Buckter, colorist, and I had chosen, using the exact paint brands and colors specified by Bob Buckter. McCartney's employees were courteous and friendly. Their workmanship was of the highest quality and the work was completed on time. My husband and I were amazed at the professionalism and availability of Kieron McCartney.We wanted a small company, so we could have access to the owner himself. That's what we got. In reality, Kieron was the foreman on the job. He was on site at least four times daily and phone calls to him were returned within the hour. Working with him was a pleasure. We unconditionally recommend McCartney Painting Company. ... Read More
Vincent B.
Vincent B.
Kieron and his men painted three bedrooms and the dining room in my house. In addition, he painted a two-story staircase with balustrade, all trim, al l detail. Plus, two large hallways. Five different paints. Kieron was extra careful about helping me choose just the shades I wanted for my house, proving multiple large painted sample boards and color charts. Kieron does a superb prepping job for old walls like those in my house. Much more than average. His men couldn't be more professional or polite. They take super precautions not to get paint anywhere other than where it's supposed to be. The painting work itself is excellent. Kieron stays in touch, and directly supervises his men. He truly cares about delivering great quality. He changed over to a higher costing product before starting my job, without revising his fee, just to do a better job. He's also personable, highly professional, and a genuinely concerned person; great to work with! ... Read More
Daniel Y.
Daniel Y.
Interior painting for a two bed room home which include painting the living, dinning, kitchen, closets and the garage door. I paid for the service. My daughter moved out of her house and she wanted to have the interior painted as soon as possible so she can rent it out. Mc carney painting, owner kieron had just finished painting the exterior of my house and was very happy with the job. I had my daughter contact kieron. Kieron's crew was able to do the job in a very short notice. They finished the job in 3 days during the labor day weekend. The crew even did the painting on the sunday and finished the job on the labor day holiday. The rugs and furniture was covered to protect them from paint droppings. They did an excellent job on the painting and did a good job cleaning up after the painting was done. I would hire them again. ... Read More
Arlene B.
Arlene B.
House was cleaned, sanded, caulked, primed and painted. Kieron and his workers arrived promptly to paint the exterior of my house. When I added more p ainting to what had been contracted, Kieron added painters to the job and still finished on time. The work was done meticulously. Everyone was very respectful, efficient and diligent. Neighbors kept coming by commenting on how fabulous the workmanship was. ... Read More
Ed R.
Ed R.
We had all the walls and ceilings painted in our large living room and 3 floors of hallways which included 11 doors, all the trim and ceiling coving, and two bathrooms as well. There was a good deal of prep required as we hadn't painted these areas in over 20 years. In addition to the prep the walls and ceilings required a coat of primer and two coats of finish paint. Also the bathrooms were in pretty bad shape from all the years of humidity. Kieron and his crew of 3 did a great job. They were here about a week and worked everyday with just a half day interruption for another job. They used paper drop cloths which were excellent in protecting the floors and preventing paint being dragged around on peoples shoes (as the painting was done right in the middle of our house this was very important. They cleaned up every night and were very courteous, professional, and friendly. Kieron had very good suggestions about paints and painting which were very helpful. What ever we asked to be fixed with the prep and painting was done and with a smile. It did take them awhile to start the job as they have a lot of people wanting their services. But Kieron was ready to paint fairly close to his estimate of availability. ... Read More
Beth P.
Beth P.
Prep, repair, sanding, and painting of 1920s home we just bought that had been painted with what I'd call "open house paint" all walls and trim in the same staid cream and not high quality. Kieron agreed to contract at hourly rate since we weren't sure how much extra we'd end up adding on. That was smart, the project grew a bit as we went (we were told by the contractor that new paint has a way of making old paint look pretty bad and he was right!) and kieron's crew fixed a multitude of problems we hadn't realized our other contractors (construction, furnace, and electrical) had left in or on our walls! We bought most of paint (picked at paint store and kieron extended his discount to us) but they picked up correct primers for new drywall on some walls and for matching painted cabinets in kitchen. We had all ceilings, all trim and all walls upstairs painted using 3 different sheens and 8 different colors. We discussed which rooms and which colors each morning and they kept track of it all perfectly and everything went so smoothly. They fixed several places where our construction contractors or we had dropped the ball by leaving/making holes in the walls etc, in fact they were miracle workers in that category. I'd never thought beyond spackle, but clearly these macgyver's of painting know how to deal with poor surfaces, holes, mismatched trim and panels etc.. We could not have been more pleased. ... Read More
Kim Eric L.
Kim Eric L.
We have a two story, stucco home 1/8 mile from the Pacific Ocean, in Fog Town (San Francisco). The houses' front exterior was treated for severe rust (nails, pipes, gate, etc.), multiple stucco cracks (this is a home built upon sand dunes and in an earthquake zone) and painted with primer and three colors (each with double coats). Mr. McCartney and his crew of three regular employees were extremely professional. Timely, prepared, clean and conscientious about their craftsmanship and accurate detailing. I have had the house painted by at least seven different painting contractors, over the years, and no one has performed such fine workmanship. I am pleased to have found them and look forward to having them paint the back of the house next year. I highly recommend McCartney Painting. ... Read More
Steve Z.
Steve Z.
They were hired to paint the back wall of the house. It was not a flat wall, but had two bay windows which made putting up ladders difficult. They fir st powerwashed the back, then made extensive repairs to flashing and other damaged areas. They then got the back ready for painting and applied two coats. They could not commit to a specific date when initially hired, due to the weather conditions, both rain and fog which precluded painting. Once a window of opportunity opened up, they scheduled the job and got started promptly. They were able to set up in the back yard avoiding as much damage as possible to the plants, given the limited space and physical restrictions on where the ladders could go. They did their work efficiently and did it well. They cleaned up each day, minimized the impact on the household and finished when they said they would. They did a very nice job. ... Read More
Francis F.
Francis F.
We hired Kieran and his crew to paint 2 rooms in our home (one small room and one large one) and a long hallway. Originally, we had hired him to paint the small room, which I imagine might have been too small a job for some contractors. But he gave us a quote and a referral to someone who could plaster our walls. And, he had someone (Alejandro) do the painting for the room relatively quickly. Because we were so pleased with the paint job in this smaller room, we asked Kieran to give us a quote on our hallway and living room/kitchen. The quote he gave us was very reasonable and the work (which required a lot of detail) was excellent. We were very, very happy with it. Overall, I can't recommend Kieran highly enough. The experience I had with him and his crew was one of the very best experiences I've ever had with a contractor; they were courteous, professional, thoughtful, skilled, and efficient. I will hire them back in a minute. ... Read More
Barbara B.
Barbara B.
They painted the inside of my home. They were extremely professional and on time. Their quotes were accurate. You can completely trust them in your ho me. I could not recommend them more highly, as good painters are so hard to find. It was such a pleasure to work with people who not only know their profession, but did a better job than I even expected them to do. ... Read More
Liz M.
Liz M.
Painting the exterior of a duplex 1897 Victorian which had probably not been painted in over 15 years hence there was a lot of peeling paint. This inc luded a very large completely exposed south facing wall which had been severely effected by the weather over the years. It also included two exterior enclosed porches which required a large amount of caulking and waterproofing. Once the job got going a lot of wood just started falling off and a lot of additional carpentry was needed to keep the building together. It went very well. I am at home during most days and being around the paint crew was painless. They are all very nice and respectful. Kieron is extremely easy to communicate with and would let me know of all the problems that were arising. Now my house looks much better and seeing wood just fall off (which the painters would then nicely fix) I now know that my building is in much better shape since the weather can no longer beat it down. ... Read More
Wilson H.
Wilson H.
Painted exterior of three-unit, three story building. The $18,500 price included the cost of scaffolding and some wood restoration, though not the rep lacement of some siding, which was handled separately by a carpenter. Kieron was punctual, professional and responsive throughout a three week process. While it's hard for me to really judge the quality of the prep work, as this is the first time I've had to have a building painted, I can say that the building looks even better than I originally anticipated. The original paint was in very poor condition, and I can tell that the old, cracking and peeling finish had been sanded and removed to a far greater degree than had been done on some other buildings in my neighborhood, where I think folks skimped on the prep work. Kieron was helpful with color selection, started the job on time, and helped find a good, reasonably priced carpenter to help with the replacement of some rotting wood. He then finished ahead of schedule. Overall, I'm very happy with the whole job and would use Kieron's services again. ... Read More
Audrey L.
Audrey L.
They painted the walls and ceiling (and patched and smoothed the wall) of our garage and new laundry room. Everything went very smoothly. Kieron and h is crew came out to look at our place, and were very punctual. They were careful to cover everything with tarps so as not to get paint on our new tile floor, and did a nice job of filling in holes and gaps in our walls before painting. They were very meticulous about the painting, and as a result, everything looks great. ... Read More
Robyn A.
Robyn A.
Painted 3 exterior doors with many true divided windows, sealed and prepped doors beforehand. Also did same for a many lighted, double hung window. Re paired and bondo-ed the surfaces first. Kieron (owner) is great and responsive, as is his crew. Contacted him via email, and he gets right back to you with an estimate. Shopped the job around to his other high-end competitors on Angie's List, and he came in much lower than 3 of them. ... Read More
Alisa D.
Alisa D.
Cleaned wood deck, back stairway. Primed and patched wood. Two coats of paint. Was able to fit in the job quickly, since we were trying to get this do ne before the rains started. Power washed the deck and stairway, took the initiative to contact neighbors to clean up stray paint chips that landed in their backyards during power wash. Great work repairing and replacing some of the wood that was past its prime, beyond what I expected. Very nice job painting, smooth looking, all sealed. Nice clean up as well. Painter always very punctual, polite about being one's private space. Very professional. ... Read More
Margret F.
Margret F.
They painted my bedroom while I was on a business trip. Very accommodating about scheduling (even with a last minute request) so this work could be do ne while I was away. They also painted my living room. Both rooms look great! I had reseeded my lawn right before I left on my trip and don't have sprinklers. They watered the lawn every day while I was away. Both the lawn and the paint look great! Kiernan is very easy to deal with. No stress. ... Read More
Jonathan C.
Jonathan C.
Priming and painting of new built in cabinets (bare wood), and repainting of living room walls. Filling, sanding and caulking as necessary. I had Kier on and his assistant JP back last week to repaint my living room, because we had custom built in cabinets installed just before Christmas. We decided to redo the walls at the same time, as we didn't like the color we chose back in early 2008. We just had new built-ins custom cabinets built on either side of the fireplace in our living room. Kieron and his crew did justice to the craftsmanship, spray painting the wood for a wonderfully smooth finish, and hand painting the walls and retouching the picture rail and window trim. The final result looks amazing. ... Read More
Oliver D.
Oliver D.
I needed to have the front of my house repainted. The house has a faux grey stone veneer, and wooden trim around the windows and doors. The following was done: - power washing of the stone to remove the black dust generated by cars brake pads, and applying two coats of sealant. - sanding of all previously painted surfaces - repairing and caulking around windows, doors and barge boards below the roof - one coat of primer and one coat of paint on the window and door frames and wooden shutters. They provided sub contractors for the following services: - a scaffold needed to be erected since it is a three story house - a carpenter installed a small trim around the windows and eight shutters. - price shown above includes painting+scaffolding+carpentry Kieron McCartney was very receptive to the type of work and look we wanted. He took the time to explain what he was going to do but did not push any unnecessary work. His crew was very friendly and took the time to explain what they were going to do every day. They were agreeable, easy to work with and ready to give us their opinion on our color choices. Kieron McCartney did not make me pay for the third coat of painting wherever it was needed. The neighbors really like the colors scheme and complimented on the work done. The sealant on the stone was a change order but it will allow me to rinse the stone once a year to clean it and not to have to power wash it. They work fast and in a timely fashion. ... Read More
Scott M.
Scott M.
Painted almost entire interior (walls, trim, ceiling) of large flat in the Marina district. I called McCartney Painting for an estimate based on the p ositive reviews here on Angie's List. The owner, Kieron McCartney, returned my call very quickly and we scheduled an appointment for the estimate within 24 hours. He was very professional and a great guy—and continued to be a really good person to do business with. I received his estimate within a few hours of the appointment. It was about $1300 higher than another bid from another well-reviewed painter, and he quickly agreed to match the lower price. He was very flexible in scheduling the work (I had other work to be done in the flat first), and, once work began, his painters did very exceptional work over the course of about six days. There was some additional paint clean-up needed after they finished, and he addressed this work extremely professionally and efficiently. I recommend this company without hesitation, and will call on them again when it comes time to have my own flat painted. ... Read More
Robert S.
Robert S.
Bleach and powerwash exterior stucco, scrape, sand and caulk wood windows and trim, prime and paint. Up until recently I've always done all the p ainting on my house, but it hadn't been painted in quite a few years and needed a lot of prep work. I currently didn't have the time to do it all myself so I decided to hire a painting contractor for the first time. I guess I'm a bit of a perfectionist (and a little tight on funds) so hiring someone else to do the work was a little tough. I wanted someone who understood how I would like things done and KNOWS painting, and how to work around San Francisco Sunset District's crazy weather. After reading all the positive testimonials on Angie's List, I decided to add McCartney Painting to my list of three contractors for bids. They came in at the middle bid, a bit closer to the higher end than the lower but I wanted a good job and I'm always skeptical of people who promise a great job at too low of a price. Mr. McCartney was an easy going person to deal with and was patient with all my pain in the neck “can you do it like this” requests. His crew was very polite and cleaned up well at the end of each day. There seemed to be a lot of attention to detail and no rushing through the job. There were a couple mis-communications and minor things but they were immediately attended to without a problem. At 5 months after they finished, my house looks great and gets many compliments from neighbors, one of which has hired Kieron and Co. to paint his house. ... Read More
Joy A.
Joy A.
Painting of kitchen, dining room, living room, hallway, 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, stair risers and baseboards throughout the house. Kieron's crew w as fantastic. They completed the work quickly and did an impeccable job. They were great about adapting to last minute requests when we realized we needed additional work. The crew was clean, friendly and thorough. I would definitely use them again. ... Read More
Sharon P.
Sharon P.
We hired them for two projects: 1) The first was to remove the 80s vinyl siding from our home and repaint the exterior. They helped coordinate the stu cco repair, dry rot repair and anything else that was needed. They didn't scrimp and even used the proper base coats for the different colors. Their work looks amazing. 2) The second project was to paint a 4 story building - which required scaffolding and hanging from hooks off the side of the building. They arranged to have all the paperwork and notices complete for the project and I always felt that Kieron took steps to be safe and follow proper procedures. Kieron also suggested ways to make some of the project less expensive when some of it ended up more than anticipated (my misunderstanding). The entire project came in on budget. We couldn't be happier with McCartney Painting. The entire team is great to work with and they are consummate pros. The team is very courteous. ... Read More
Tamara O.
Tamara O.
Waterproof exterior and repaint 3 story house. This is a great Company to work with. McCartney Painting did a fantastic job for us as it helps by work ing directly with the owner. Kieron really has a tremendous amount of expertise to not only understand the issues, but also communicate and define what he thought were the best solutions. we had some water intrusion issues and had numerous people come out and tell us what they thought the problems were. Kieron gave us his honest opinion and didn't try to push any unneeded products or services on us. His bid was very competitive and honest, and the job was top notch. Kieron's team had to caulk in between all of our siding and then prime and paint. The job went really fast and the work performed was top quality. I highly recommend working with McCartney Painting. ... Read More
Rubens D.
Rubens D.
Power washed exterior walls, patched cracks, removed exposed roof nails and primed exposed roof boards and other areas. Removed old caulking in eves a nd sealed gab between foundation and exterior walls; painted exterior walls, trim and front door. Kieron, Greg and his assistant are very pleasant to work with. From first contact to the completed project the overall experience was positive one. Kieron kept us updated on their status and even assisted us in finding a contractor to replace a fascia board and side door. We are extremely satisfied with the way the colors turned out and our house looks lovely. ... Read More
Cindy D.
Cindy D.
Our 1896 Queen Anne Victorian, a true painted lady, was repainted in all seven colors beautifully by McCartney Painting. The whole project went very w ell from start to finish. No delays, quality work, courteous workers, and Kieron McCartney is great to work with. ... Read More
Deborah B.
Deborah B.
Exterior painting of the front of our home including lots of prep work for badly worn wood siding. Great. Went very smooth. Paul, the foreman, came ou t within a day or two of our request for a bid. Formal and very detailed bid arrived by email within a week and job was begun within 2 weeks of our acceptance of the bid. The price wasn't the cheapest bid we received but close to it and a lot cheaper than some of the higher bids. The afternoon before they we able to start, they called to see if that day worked for us. It was a bit of a surprise not to get a bit more notice before they were planning to start, but it really didn't matter since they didn't need access to the interior. Job was completed in 4 days and involved a lot of prep work. Paul left us a color wheel and helped us decide on the front door color. They were willing to work a few hours on the weekend, which we really appreciated, since the front door had to be left open to allow the paint to dry for a few hours. ... Read More
Cheryl H.
Cheryl H.
Painted exterior of mother-in-law's ranch style home, outdoor swimming/changing room, pool shed, fence and outdoor benches. Removal/repair of dry rot in changing rooms and elsewhere on exterior of house. Started and completed work in a timely manner. Always on time and available to meet on weekends. Professional and courteous from start to finish. Exemplary job done both in removal/repair of dry rot and in actual painting of house. Beautiful job done. Highly recommend this painter who stands out above all others! ... Read More
Joanie L.
Joanie L.
Painted interior walls for 6 rooms and 3 bath rooms, Painted all doors, door frames, fireplace, baseboards. Painted 1 front door and 2 exterior vents. Fixed all holes and previous damages on the baseboards and on walls. Filled in all gaps previously created during ventilation fan installations in the bathrooms. Greg and JP did a fantastic job. Each room took 1 to 2 days to complete. This gave us time to move all of our stuff out into the adjacent room allowing us to actually "live" in our house while the project was being done. They helped us move all the heavy objects in the room. They even helped hang our over sized paintings back on the wall after they finished painting. My wife and I highly recommend them. ... Read More
Linda D.
Linda D.
Exterior of home prepped and painted. Exterior of my home painted by McCartney Painting. I can not tell you how happy I am with the job they did. Exce llent prep work and attention to detail. When I would arrive home from work and McCartney Painting was done for the day, paint chips/scraping where swept up, painting supplies neating set aside...... exceptionally neat. Its nice to have someone work on your home you can trust and cared about your input. Plan to have McCartney Painting do some interior painting and would highly recommend. Kieron also recommended someone to do miscellanies items such as new house vents and electrical box repair at my request. ... Read More
Ron M.
Ron M.
Interior painting of my entire apartment --- ceilings, doors, walls, woodwork. In one word -- EXCELLENT! I initially placed a call asking to schedule an estimate for interior painting to my apartment. I received a very prompt and courteous response from Kieron McCartney and the schedule was set. Greg came to my apartment and was very willing to hear all of my likes/dislikes and desires for the job. He was extremely patient and courteous, as well as very helpful in providing 'no pressure' suggestions for things I had not even thought of! Greg actually performed the work himself -- arrived the first day exactly at the agreed upon time. After going through another review of the job at hand, the work began. Greg was very easy to work with (I admit ... I am very particular and am not shy about asking questions, in order to make sure my expectations match the work being performed), and even called me as he began to paint the walls to ensure that the color being used was satisfactory (sometimes they do look different once they are on the wall!). I very much appreciated that detail --- rather than simply going ahead with the job and then being upset that the color did not appear as I had imagined. Kieron was very communicative and checked in with me to make sure that the job was progressing to my liking and that all things were going well. I found both Kieron and Greg to be extremely flexible, patient, VERY CLEAN and NEAT and respectful of my living space. I would eagerly recommend McCartney Painting to anyone who requires painting services. The service, quality, price, neatness, friendliness and end result exceeded my expectations. Whenever I need additional painting services or when I hear of others looking for painting, my highest opinion will be that McCartney Painting is truly the best option! ... Read More
James G.
James G.
We contracted with Kieron McCartney to paint the exterior front, rear, and side of our home. This included prep work to remove the peeling paint on th e wood siding and stucco, and trim surfaces. They power washed the surfaces, and scraped and sanded the wood siding. Kieron first applied a sealer to the stucco, then an elastomer coating on the stucco and siding, and then a top coat to the siding and stucco to preserve the surfaces. They spent a lot of time on the prep work and the painting was perfection! We noticed an exterior door that needed painting that was not included in the original quote. Kieron varnished that door himself and added a minor amount for the service. Kieron was courteous and professional throughout the job. He was on the job site every day checking with the crew and their work. The crew cleaned up each day and arrived each morning on time and ready to work. We had received two other bids and McCartney painting was within $200 of a bid that didn't include the power washing or the sealing coat of paint. Kieron's work was beyond our expectations. We had confidence in Kieron from the first day we met him that he would provide the quality of work that our home required. He is only satisfied when the customer is happy with his work. McCartney Painting is bonded and insured. We are pleased to recommend his quality work to our neighbors and family. ... Read More
Dan C.
Dan C.
McCartney Painting painted all the interior walls of our 1100 sq ft condo as we are preparing it for sale. We crafted a specific approach where we wer e painting the walls, but leaving the crown molding and base boards unaffected. In addition, McCartney Painting is working with us to do touch-up painting as needed after various other repair work and staging. Our experience with McCartney Painting has been a good one. Kieron met with me to do an initial assessment and it was clear from the beginning that this was going to be a good team to work with. Kieron's proposal and estimate were very professional, complete and targeted a workable budget for us (it was important for our situation that we hire licensed and insured contractors and McCartney Painting was able to meet our needs on all levels). Kieron and his team are very friendly, punctual and willing to work with us on an agressive timeline. Upon arriving for the first day, I met the entire crew and felt comfortable with everyone. As the work proceeded I was pleased to see that Kieron was personally involved in the day to day onsite management of the crew. Their attension to detail, helpful input to my questions, and care for my home made me feel like I made a good decision for the painting work. I defintely look forward to using McCartney Painting again in the future. Thanks! ... Read More
Audrey T.
Audrey T.
Entire exterior and interior of house. Deck and exterior stain. I have engaged Kieron McCartney for 20 years. He has worked on three different houses for me, as I have had to move three times in the last 20 years. I cannot say enough good things about Kieron. He is an expert at color matching, knows how to choose the best products for a particular job, shows up when he says he will, does very thorough prep work so that the paint lasts, protects everything very carefully, and is scrupulously clean. ... Read More
J. Brown
J. Brown
They painted the outside of our 1886 Eastlake Victorian in San Francisco. Did all the repair of old wood, etc., and did an exceptional job. Way above average or even expected. Kieron McCartney is the most professional person and was just a delight to work with. Always on time. If he said he would be there at a certain time, he was there. NEVER late. I felt his price was very fair and the work was exceptional. Even had a couple of neighbors looking at what he repaired the decayed wood with and they were very impressed. Said he used the highest quality materials. Kieron even videotaped the work up above that he did without my prompting so we could see what he did. I highly recommend his company. His workers were equally as kind and professional as Kieron. Very clean job site. Every day they cleaned up and left things neat and tidy. I was so impressed with the work they did that we gave them a thousand dollar bonus after the job was completed! Comments: The job was exceptional! We highly recommend them. He did such a good job that there was no stress or worry involved on my part as far as hoping I made the right decision. Truly hard to put in words what a wonderful job they did! ... Read More
Mike C.
Mike C.
Paint exterior of multi-story house, pergolas and shed. Included surface preparation work (power-washing, caulking, priming, minor repairs), 3 color p aint (base, trim, doors). Excellent base color matching and custom-mixed trim color coordination. Every once in a while, one finds a contractor or service provider that is truly outstanding, from start to finish. McCartney Painting (AKA: Tri-Color Painting) stands among such a small, but elite group. Our multi-story wood house (improperly and incompletely painted years ago) needed to be painted. Paul came out to give us a bid, and helped guide us towards the proper paint selection and preparation options. Paul is exceptionally easy to work with, accommodating, and professional at all times. The bid was more than fair, which we accepted and scheduled. When we had to reschedule due to some repair work, McCartney accommodated our needs. Preparation work started and went as expected, with the team working around the severe storm that swept through the Bay Area. We requested additional elastomeric caulking be completed (on a T&M basis) on all wood siding nail holes, and McCartney again accommodated our needs, despite what was probably a 3 to 5 day hit to their schedule. They worked Saturday and extra time to accommodate us. As we had not selected the exact paint colors (base, trim), Paul stepped up and selected the base color (a richer, more lustrous version of our existing base color), and blended numerous variations of trim color, to help soften the existing harsh, stark white. The final color choices are wonderful, and we are indebted to Paul for making this happen. I see the trim color and can't help think of Vanilla. The base color painting went smoothly, primed where necessary, with proper overlap and thickness. Hardware was removed, non-paintable surfaces masked. Trim priming and painting was very carefully completed, with lines properly and clearly cut. The crew helped determine trim cut lines around window casings / pergola areas for best appearance. The crew also took care of ensuring that items around the shed and house were cleared away, to provide unrestricted access to surfaces to be painted. The front door, garage door trim, and door thresholds were painted black, and look fantastic. As an additional item, 3 interior door thresholds were varnished with a high quality marine varnish (another item on my To Do list for ages). I had asked Paul to inspect the house surfaces for dry rot and termite damage during preparation and painting. Paul alerted us to a some minor damage, which we scheduled for immediate repair. The team worked around the affected areas, until the repairs were completed. And of course, the site was left clean each day. It was clear to me upon first meeting Paul that we were in good hands; McCartney Painting exceeded our expectations in all ways. I was sick with the flu during the work, and felt I wasn't going to be able to attend to matters as I would have liked; Paul and the team relieved my stress, and proved that my initial instincts about Paul and McCartney were accurate. We'll hire them again for our interior shortly. You should too. ... Read More
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