DL Oakes Painting, Inc.

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508-842-7927

353 Grafton Street
Shrewsbury, MA 01545
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DL Oakes Painting, Inc.


DL Oakes Painting, Inc., has been in painting business for 38 years doing interior and exterior work. Serving Shrewsbury and the surrounding areas, we would love the opportunity to show you what experience and expertise can mean for the overall value of your project. Regardless of interior or exterior project once you have experience the difference our expertise offers you want to do your own again. We will be happy to advise you on the best brand for your project to receive longevity long after we are done. We pride ourselves on attention to detail and meticulous work. We do it right the first time and every time. We don't use hardware store paints, we use the best and honor our commitment with a warranty lasting 3 to 4 years for exterior and lifetime for interior. Call today! You will be glad you did! We have unlimited references available upon request. ****** We DO NOT take small job requests or handyman requests.

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Service Area

  • Worcester
  • Shrewsbury
  • Millbury
  • Southborough
  • North Grafton
  • West Boylston
  • Holden
  • Woodville
  • Sutton
  • West Millbury
  • Hopkinton
  • Berlin
  • Grafton
  • Sudbury
  • Clinton
  • Northborough
  • Boylston
  • Paxton
  • South Grafton
  • Sterling
  • Marlborough
  • Westborough
  • Cherry Valley
  • Upton
  • Auburn
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Services Offered

Power Washing
  • Powerwash Exterior Surface

Areas of Expertise

  • Painting or Staining - Interior and exterior
  • Exterior Surfaces - Powerwashing
  • Interior Home or Surfaces - Paint or Stain
  • WallPaper Removal and Installation or Paint Over After We Remove.

Product Brands Used

  • Benjamin Moore & Co.
  • ICI Paints (Glidden)
  • Pittsburgh Paints
  • The Sherwin-Williams Company
  • California paints ppg
  • All top are used

Quick Facts

Business Hours
Monday:
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday:
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday:
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday:
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday:
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday:
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Sunday:
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
(Please call to confirm)
  • Warranty Description: 4 years
  • Small Jobs Welcome
  • Warranty Offered
  • Free Estimates

Credentials

In Business Since: 1973
Memberships & Affiliations
  • Painting Decorating Contractors Of America
  • A+ Rating rating with Better Business Bureau
State Licensing
Trade: Home Improvement Contractor
License #: 169026
Expiration: 05-08-2021
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Business Overview

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because I am very good at it..

We started in this industry in 1973.

We describe our business as Family owned and operated

 

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Review by in Worcester, MA
Powerwashing was done well. However, scheduling was a bit chaotic. Doug initially said it would be a 3-4 week wait for the job. He then said it might be sooner, but that he would call prior to coming, and then he showed up unannounced the next day. I was pleased with the work, but felt it was a bit high-priced after getting another quote.
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Review by in Northborough, MA
His workers broke a railing waiting for him to come back and fix it.
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Review by in Charlton, MA
Doug and his crew are very professional, skilled, and courteous. The crew took the necessary steps for preparation by power washing the entire house that included scraping, sanding, and caulking where needed. The crew stayed on schedule as much as possible despite the rain this past summer. DL Oakes and crew did a terrific job and I would highly recommend them.
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Review by in Holden, MA
Doug kept to schedule during rainy late spring in Holden. His men were fully competent and experienced. Price charged was fair and much less than a Needham based company that also contacted me. Doug gives you good value for the money spent; my wife was pleased with the quality of the work, the 2-year guaranty, and the clean-up each day. I would be happy to hire him again (in fact he also did an inside family room) on one of those rainy days.
Response by DL Oakes Painting, Inc.: Thank you very much.
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Review by in Shrewsbury, MA
Doug quoted the job, his crew did the job, and I was very pleased with the work, the clean up and the timely manner in which they worked. The crew was courteous and hard working.
Response by DL Oakes Painting, Inc.: Thank you very much
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Review by in Shrewsbury, MA
Doug and his crew were nothing short of professional. They were on time every day, clean and courteous. I had every question answered and the job was scheduled at my convenience. I would highly recommend DL Oaks and his team for interior and exterior paint jobs. They were great to work with and I will definitely use them again.
Response by DL Oakes Painting, Inc.: Thank you very much.
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Review by in Worcester, MA
HI THIS IS DOUG OAKES FROM D.L.OAKES PAINTING. IN RESPONSE TO A BAD REVIEW FROM NADIA S. OF MARLBORO MA. THAT WAS UNTRUE. WE WHERE HIRED TO PAINT HER HOUSE 2016 FROM THE TIME WE STARTED TILL I LEFT SHE GAVE US A BAD TIME.WE COULD DO NOTHING RIGHT. WE DIDNT KNOW HOW TO PAINT PREP WOOD SHE SAID RE PAINTED OVER PAINT THAT WAS NOT DRY. DID NOT CLEAN UP. PAINTED IN THE RAIN. I COULD GO ON AND ON. BOTTOM LINE I COULD NOT PLEASE THIS WOMEN MY MEN WOULD NOT WORK FOR HER ANY LONGER. SO WE LEFT THE JOB. THERE WAS A HALF DAY TO FINSH. I TOLD HER TO KEEP THE MONEY THAT SHE OWNED ME 1800.00 IN 45 YEARS OF PAINTING I NEVER HAD A WOMEN THAT BAD. DOUG
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Review by in Worcester, MA
We had a great experience with this company! They did professional work in a timely manner, all for a great price. I would absolutely recommend using DL Oakes to friends and family.
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Review by in Marlborough, MA
We hired DL Oakes Painting because of the good reviews found on HomeAdvisor website, many years of experience and 5-year warranty. We were planning to do the painting of the house as soon as possible in early spring. Due to weather conditions we waited 1.5 months for the job to start, we were patient and understanding. When they finally started to work, it wasn't even close to what the reviews said, it was quite the opposite: 1. Did not cover properly the surfaces around the house and the windows. As a result, my garden is ruined and I have to spend a lot of time and money to correct this, and also do a lot of thorough cleaning of the windows to remove paint dust. 2. Dumped paint dust and chips in the wooded area of the property, even on our firewood. 3. Did not do a proper prep work scraping the loose paint and started to paint over it in many places. 4. Did not allow a required time for caulk to cure before priming and enough time before painting and between the layers of paint. It looked nice right after painting, but when dried, it looked terrible with dark stains all over. 5. Customer service is almost non existent. It sounded nice when we had initial talk with Doug the owner, but during the work he always took his contractor's side only, didn't try to understand our needs. Every concern expressed to the contractor resulted in a tantrum accompanied by his call to the owner. And the owner Doug avoided to call back to mediate. After we had an argument, the owner wanted to come and see what had been done, but never showed up. When I sent him a certified letter he didn't even bother to pick it up at the post office. We had to part with them in the middle of the project and hired another company. I don't know where good reviews come from, and after such a frustrating experience I don't trust HomeAdvisor anymore.

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