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HOW OUR DENVER PAINTING COMPANY BEGAN…

Now Nick, remember, you are going to school so you don’t have to paint the rest of your life.

These are the words that still ring in Nick May’s ears, founder of Walls by Design, after celebrating two decades of running a successful painting company in Denver.

Nick celebrating 20 years in business!

Nick started painting houses during his freshman year in college. He was hired to “manage” for a college painting company that taught him how to paint, estimate, hire, train, and market his “business.” After learning many lessons the hard way, he found success and continued to paint houses for the next four summers, hiring anyone he could get to sling a brush and climb a ladder.

After graduating with a marketing degree, working a few odd jobs, and moving to Colorado, Nick bought his first home with his wife in 1997. On New Years Eve, Nick came home from his corporate cubical and went to Home Depot (apparently a popular destination on the 31st). While waiting in a long line for assistance, Nick began to help other customers decide on brushes, rollers, and paint types. Nick rediscovered his roots and decided in that moment to paint once again.

Nick started painting houses during his freshman year in college. He was hired to “manage” for a college painting company that taught him how to paint, estimate, hire, train, and market his “business.” After learning many lessons the hard way, he found success and continued to paint houses for the next four summers, hiring anyone he could get to sling a brush and climb a ladder.

After graduating with a marketing degree, working a few odd jobs, and moving to Colorado, Nick bought his first home with his wife in 1997. On New Years Eve, Nick came home from his corporate cubical and went to Home Depot (apparently a popular destination on the 31st). While waiting in a long line for assistance, Nick began to help other customers decide on brushes, rollers, and paint types. Nick rediscovered his roots and decided in that moment to paint once again.

In order to make Walls by Design stand out from other painting companies (and due to learning from much trial and error), Nick narrowed his focus to interior painting, with a specialty in cabinets. He decided that Walls by Design would be the best niche painting contractor in Denver. Today, we truly believe we do it better and more efficient than anyone.

We are proud of the name and reputation we have built in Denver over the last 20 years.  Walls by Design truly stands out in the landscape of painting contractors in Denver, and are proud to say that we have been awarded Best Painting Contractor for three years in a row by ColoradoBiz Magazine, as voted by their readers and the continued support of our customers.