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About Us

Q. How long have you been in business?
A. Shearer Painting has been a registered contractor since 1990. In 1994 Shearer Painting became a member of the King County Chapter of the PDCA (Painting and Decorating Contractors of America). Seattle is a small city

Q. Who is the owner of Shearer Painting?
A. The company was started by John Shearer and a few hired helpers in 1990 and continues to be lead by John Shearer. Currently Shearer is managed by the same leadership team since 1999. See us on the TV news from July 6, 2010.

Q. Is Shearer Painting licensed and bonded?
A. Yes. Shearer Painting is licensed and bonded with the State of Washington Department of Labor and Industries.

Q. What Type of Painting does Shearer do?
A. Shearer Painting specializes in residential and commercial projects where high standards for workmanship and excellent customer service are expected by owners and designers. See our Sevices page for a list of coatings and treatments. This page is frequently updated so check back often.

Q. How many painters work on a project?
A. Every Project is different, every home or building owner has unique requirements and needs. Small interior painting projects (1000 to 2000 square feet) may have between one and five painters and helpers. See a video of a Small Shearer Painting project. Large exterior projects may enlist 5 to 10 painters, helpers, and carpenters. See a video of a Large Shearer Painting Project.

Q. Do you guarantee your work?
A. Yes. Three or six years depending on the level of surface preparation and condition of substrate. The Written Warranty is part of the contract submitted in the bid process. See our video which describes what you will find in a Shearer Painting Estimate.

Q. What kind of paint do you use?
A. Shearer Painting has experience with virtually every paint manufacturer; and certainly every paint brand available in Seattle. Read our Article on the History of Benjamin Moore Paint. Read our Article on the history of Rodda Paint. See

Q. Do you help customers pick colors?
A. Yes. We help you pick colors and provide real paint samples for a reasonable charge. Read more: Paint Colors.


Q. What cities does Shearer service for painting. Below is a list of cities Shearer Painting offers interior and exterior painting.