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93% Recommended

40 Years In Business

Company Details

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  • Bilingual


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824 North Monroe Street
Baltimore, MD 21217


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Service Details

  • Small Jobs Welcome

Areas of Expertise

  • Paint or stain exterior home or structure
  • Paint and removal on exterior or interior surfaces
  • Paint or stain interior home or surfaces
  • Plaster and drywall
  • Wallcovering or wallpaper
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  • Warranty Offered
  • Credit Cards Accepted
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5.0 June L. Philadelphia, PA

A1 Painting & Contracting Co. Charles and his team were professional, personable and did great work at the price point agreed and within the time discussed. I was very satisfied with the work completed and would definitely recommend A1 Painting and Contracting Co. Charles and his team.

2.0 Allan S. Gwynn Oak, MD

I hired A-1 contracting to paint my living room, hallway ,stair well and master bedroom. The contract specified 2 coats of gray paint on walls, white semi gloss on all trim and doors and 2 coats on all the ceiling. Walls in stair well ,only 1 coat, I can see the old paint in spots and ruff finish, some of walls , ceilings and trim I had to re due ,there where streaks and dust particles in the paint. Walls needed to sanded in spots that Charles didn't complete, I had to re due. Never on time and said he was going to have a helper, which he didn't have. The job took long then spec.out on the contract. I was post surgery and no able to move furniture but , since he had no help I had to move the lighter furniture ,which didn't help me to heal from the surgery.

Response from Company:

A-1 is always willing to come and fix any problems that any customer is have at anytime period........although we don?t agree with this interpretation everyone has there opportunity to discuss and point out any particular in real time or after the job because we are willing to correct....otherwise we wish everyone the Best & Good luck in the New Year 35years Always a Class Act... Thank you

5.0 Selena K. Randallstown, MD

Charles was very reasonable and flexible.With 4 kids, work and the holidays coming we made it work.

5.0 Funmi O. Elkridge, MD

Mr. Charles Elliott the owner of the company, personally did the work we needed done in our house. He is very thorough, laid down drop cloths everywhere, neatly set up, cleaned up and even helped us identify the paint we needed for the job. He was willing to work with our schedules and price point. I highly recommend him!!

5.0 Gail W. Columbia, MD

Cleans up when job done.

5.0 Steve M. Halethorpe, MD

The work was excellent and they cleaned up afterwords. Kudos to A-1 Painting. I would hire them again.

5.0 Janelle B. Bowie, MD

Charles is awesome. He's dependable and hard working. He goes above and beyond for his clients. His turn around time for service is superb. I Highly recommend him!

3.5 Shannon H. Randallstown, MD

Charles fit me in his schedule and arrived on-time. Completed the job in a timely manner and with a reasonable fee.

5.0 Jerry H. Halethorpe, MD

Extremely hard working - went above & beyond regarding customer satisfaction. Excellent work ethics - no paint spillage anywhere, cleaned entire house when finished.

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