La Jolla House Painters

Chism Brothers Painting Company

Three Generations of Painters Serving La Jolla

As young boys, Mission Hills brothers Michael and Patrick Chism learned the skills of painting under the apprenticeship of their father, Milton Chism, a San Diego house painter since the 1930s. While they finished their military service and started college, the brothers continued to hone their craft working for La Jolla contractor Otto Welp. Upon the sudden death of Mr. Welp, they branched out on their own and in 1982 founded Chism Brothers Painting.

Since its inception, Chism Brothers Painting has strived to be the leading home painting company serving the residences, builders, and small businesses of the La Jolla community, ensuring exceptional quality and dependable service. Over the years we have built strong relationships with hundreds of happy (and repeat!) La Jolla customers. Please feel free to ask us for references in your area of La Jolla.   

"We have come to trust Chism Brothers Painting. Almost nothing is a commodity; almost everything is a relationship. We stick with contractors we trust."

-Kirk C., La Jolla

"We used Chism Brothers for a second time for some painting work around the house. Once again, they did a great job including repair work on exterior stucco that needed replacement. I highly recommend them."

-M.M.R., La Jolla

"Chism Brothers is Outstanding in every way! We have used their painting services numerous times and have always been very pleased. They handle large and small jobs with the same professionalism, expert work, and attention to detail. They are very accommodating about schedule and always prompt. They are very attentive to surroundings, protecting adjacent areas from dust, paint, etc. and they meticulously clean up when finished. We highly recommend Chism Brothers painting."


Active Members of the La Jolla Community

When choosing from among professional La Jolla-area painting companies, it is wise to make sure the company is licensed, bonded, has training programs for their full-time employees, professional affiliations, and quality customer care. We pride ourselves on strictly adhering to regulations put in place by the community of La Jolla.

  • Chism Brothers Painting is licensed in accordance with the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) regulations.
  • Our California General Contractor License Number is 491884.
  • We are fully insured and carry worker's compensation for our employees
  • Mt. Soledad Memorial Member
  • La Jolla Historical Society Sponsor (Charity work) (before shotafter photo)
  • Las Patronas (22+ years of charity work for the annual Jewel Ball)
  • Charity project of painting the Carriage House for the La Jolla Historical Society (view photos here)
  • $6,000 of free charity painting at La Jolla Elementary (read more here)
  • Reader's Choice for La Jolla Village News & La Jolla Light
  • Chosen for several Bishop's School Painting Projects 

La Jolla Interior Painting Services

Chism Brothers Painting takes extra precautions to protect your property. Paint is applied only to the prepared surfaces, not to the floors, furnishings or pets. There will be no loud music, disruptive talking, nor will the jobsite be messy or unnecessarily untidy.

  • Complete Interior Home Painting
  • Kitchen Cabinet Painting
  • Staining and Finishing of Woodwork
  • Color Consulting

Read more about our Interior Painting Services

La Jolla Exterior Painting Services

Whether you have a sprawling estate or modest bungalow, Chism Brothers Painting guarantees the highest measure of quality craftsmanship.

  • Complete Exterior Home Painting
  • Pressure Washing & Cleaning
  • Entry Door Systems (New/Refinishing)
  • Application of Waterproof Coatings
  • Staining/Finishing of Natural Wood Surfaces
  • Metal Finishes
  • Painting Related Repair/Replacement Services

Read more about our Exterior Painting Services

Small Painting Projects Too

Consider our very own: La Jolla Painter for a Day™

  • A Professional Chism Brothers Paint Technician
  • A Fully-equipped Chism Brothers Vehicle with all necessary supplies
  • 8 hours of Quality Painting Craftsmanship
  • Inside or Out
  • Paint a Guest Bathroom or Kitchen
  • Paint or Stain your Entry Door
  • Touch up your Baseboards
  • Paint Exterior Trim and more
  • Pressure Wash Exterior Surfaces

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Call Chism Brothers today!
(858) 454-3850
  • Celebrating 38 years
  • Google Top Rated
  • La Jolla Village News Readers Choice Awards 2019
  • Remodelers, home builders, and real estate developers rely on GuildQuality's customer satisfaction surveying to monitor and improve the quality of service they deliver.
  • KPBS Public Broadcasting
  • BBB Accredited
  • Remodeling and Home Design
  • Michael Chism in San Diego, CA on Houzz
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