Terri Swartz 
San Luis Obispo, CA

Project Date: April 2013

"Steve is a real professional and truly customer focused."

We have used Advance Painting for all our painting needs since 1997. Steve Grivjack a is a real professional, who is truly customer focused. The quality of his work is outstanding, plus he uses high grade paint and materials. Further, he and his team do a thorough clean-up at the end of each work day. His bids are clear and easy to understand. Most importantly, they reflect what your true costs are. With Steve there are no hidden chafes. He works hard to honor his timeline and even spent some late nights to get our project finished so we could move in on schedule. 

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Holly Block, 
San Luis Obispo, CA

Project Date: March 2013

"Steve’s prep work, attention to detail, craftsmanship and ability to stay on budget have earned him our highest recommendation."

We hired Steve Grivjack, owner of Advance Painting, to complete the painting and staining on our new construction/renovation project. Steve was exceptionally knowledgable and professional regarding his craft, explained all aspects of our detailed project clearly, was very careful and respectful or our property, was timely and cleaned up after each work session even though was was returning the next day to continue. As homeowners, the clean up part was huge!! Steve’s prep work, attention to detail, craftsmanship and ability to stay on budget have earned him our highest recommendation. It was a pleasure to have him in our home.


Barbara Silva
Arroyo Grande, CA

Project Date: April 2010

"Advance Painting is fantastic to work with." 

Steve the owner is very knowledgable, creative, and respectful of time frame for completion of a project. The painting of my two very old commercial buildings was incredible. Steve and his great crew knew exactly what my 60 year old buildings needed regarding the correct preparation and type of paints to use. Both buildings are beautiful in color and have added a nice fresh style to our community.


Michael Mulvihill
San Luis Obispo, CA

Project Date: October 2009

"Steve’s approach is meticulous and detail oriented — so often lacking in painters."

We renovated a historical 1920 house five years ago and hired Advance Painting to do the job. We used historical, custom colors on our house which in some cases were recommended by Steve. This was no easy job but it was on of the most professional paint jobs I’ve ever experienced and I have been part of many. Steve’s approach is meticulous and detail oriented — so often lacking in painters. Also, you will receive an accurate upfront quote. If you’re looking for a cheap, cutting corners guy, this is not your man. Steve is great and joy to work with. I cannot recommend him highly enough!


Steve Lumm
San Luis Obispo, CA

Project Date: April 2014

"We have relied on Steve Grivjack and Advance Painting for several years. They have always done an outstanding job. "

Steve and his crew are very meticulous, with an excellent attention to detail. Steve got the colors just right. Because this is an historical house, they made sure that any repairs needed were brought to our attention and addressed. Each year after completely painting the house, Steve has power washed the house and then touched up and blended in where needed, which helps avoid a complete re-painting until needed. Advance Painting gets our unqualified recommendation.


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