Fred Irving Painting

4.31 | 67 Verified Ratings
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717-982-1481

507 West Main Street
Hummelstown, PA 17036
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Fred Irving Painting


With 15 years of experience in the painting industry, Fred Irving will promise and deliver quality customer service with every project that he paints. He prides himself on seeing every happy customer. Call today to set up an appointment so that he may begin your next project.

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Service Area

  • Hanover
  • Camp Hill
  • Mechanicsburg
  • Carlisle
  • Lebanon
  • Palmyra
  • Railroad
  • Stewartstown
  • Newville
  • Dover
  • Etters
  • Millersburg
  • Hershey
  • Middletown
  • Jonestown
  • Lewisberry
  • Shrewsbury
  • Halifax
  • Shippensburg
  • Dillsburg
  • Myerstown
  • Enola
  • York
  • Hummelstown
  • Red Lion
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Services Offered

Painting
  • Paint or Stain Small Projects
Wall Coverings
  • Wallpaper Removal

Areas of Expertise

  • Interior Painting
  • Faux Finishing

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In Business Since: 1999
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2.5   |  
Review by in Lebanon, PA
Fred is a very nice person, we had him do work for us before. This time we had him paint our kitchen, dining room and bathroom which also included the baseboard and doors. The price was to include the price of the paint also, Fred realized we needed more paint so he asked me to run to a homeware store for paint which he never deducted from my bill. When the job was done I paid him. There was paint on my hardwood floors, my husband had to repaint the trim since you could still see that it was stained and he never filled in the nail holes, we also had to give the doors another coat of paint and the walls in the kitchen. The reason we had Fred do the work, is because my husband has Non Hodgkin lymphoma and did not really have the energy to do the painting. Needless to say he was not very happy. I do not think we will have Fred come back to paint for us.
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3.0   |  
Review by in New Freedom, PA
Project: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
On a personal note, Fred was very nice to work with. He was able to get in quickly to do the job and minimize the amount of disruption in our house, which was important with having two small kids. However, the painting was just OK. There are some uneven areas, some marks on the molding here and there. I followed up with him to ask him to put another coat on an accent wall that turned out pretty streaky. He immediately responded, and we setup a day for him to come out. On the day, he was running fairly late and my husband had to leave the house for work, so we asked to reschedule. I followed up a handful of times to try to set up another day and never got a response again, so I was very disappointed that I was told there was a guarantee for him to fix anything that we may not be satisfied with. I was surprised that he just stopped responding given that he was always very nice and responsive previously. I finally gave up and decided to live with the streaky wall to avoid getting more frustrated.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Hummelstown, PA
Our experience with Fred was great from our first meeting with him and thru out the project. The project was large ceiling areas with wall area that needed color match. He did a great job. He was very timely and his work was professional. I would definitely recommend him to others and I would use him again. Dave
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Review by in Lewisberry, PA
Project: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
We hired Fred after he came through our very large house & he quoted us $3200 & said he could be done in a week. The sooner the BETTER, we thought. I wish I could upload PHOTOS so customers could see everything my husband & I have to fix AND quality stained wood trim we have to have PROFESSIONALLY fixed after Fred got paint on it & LEFT it there. Problems began for me when I spoke to the paint professionals at Home Depot & Lowes when I was there getting paint color samples, as Fred asked me to do. I told them what I wanted & needed which was stain resistant finish that I could WASH in bathrooms, the kitchen, & where our children play. Fred told me eggshell would be "good enough" & when I told him that I wasn't a fan of "shiny" he said we should do matte everywhere else, & initally I agreed. Until the pro counters at the stores. They told me satin is a MINIMUM need in a kitchen & in bathrooms because of the steam involved with showering & for grease splatter & other things in kitchens; they said the same thing about where children play. If food, dirt, etc may have to be washed off of the walls, satin is necessary. I came home with my color choices & told Fred I'd changed my mind about eggshell & matte & that I instead wanted satin & eggshell, 1 step up on the shines that we'd spoken about before I went to the stores. His response?? Petulant, childish contempt look on his face because I'd changed my mind on the finish. I told him why & he said "...well those paint counter guys don't know s**t...so that's why they told you what they did." & then looked at me & said "...now, are you SUUUURE you want satin & eggshell?" like I was indecisive! It got worse from there. He was a nice guy but he wanted to talk more than paint. I made myself scarce with my young daughter because of that. We are repainting every single room 1 at a time right now in the PROPER finishes. We refused to pay the full fee, he never did the final walk though, & our oak trim is RUINED.
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1.5   |  
Review by in Myerstown, PA
Project: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
Fred, although a very nice guy, missed so many areas that weren't painted a second coat and some a first coat that I have to hire someone else to come and correct the job he did. There was also paint all over the flooring, little paint drops everywhere on brand new floors. Exterior painting also is missing first and second coats. Holes were just painted over and drips on a lot of the trim work. I'm sorry to say, I think Fred is good for only small jobs, even though he is a very nice guy.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Myerstown, PA
I had a small exterior project that was going to require a lot a different types of ladders and roof climbing...something I became wise enough to stop doing a few years ago. Fred had no issues taking on the job, we negotiated a very reasonable price. Fred is excellent in customer service in the field(I'm a sales manager and this is an immediate quality I pick up), he arrived on our agreed date, and the work was completed effectively and with a high standard. As I expected, he had to switch laddders more then he actually had to paint, as is whay I brought in the pros for this one. We chatted for a few minutes when the job was done, I thanked him for being the only painter of all of them I selected to bid though Home Advisor, and coming in under my expected budget. Fred is now my painter for whatever needs done!
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5.0   |  
Review by in Carlisle, PA
Project: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
Fred was great. He worked quickly and efficiently, did a very nice job on my walls. In addition he was personable and friendly. I will definitely hire me again if I need painting done.
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4.5   |  
Review by in Hummelstown, PA
Fred is great guy.
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3.0   |  
Review by in Camp Hill, PA
Project: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
The wall and ceiling painting very nice. The trim was not satisfactory There were areas that had drips and appeared to only have one coat. Fred was very pleasant and prompt in coming to the house.
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Review by in Palmyra, PA
Fred was able to meet promptly for a quote. His prices were very reasonable. Fred was very warm and easy to talk to. The paint job was pretty good.
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