Painters in 92101

Chism Brothers Painting Company

Three Generations of Painters serving the Downtown Community of San Diego

As young boys, the brothers grew up not far from Downtown San Diego in the community of Mission Hills! Michael and Patrick Chism learned the skills of painting under the apprenticeship of their father Milton Chism, himself a small 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 become the leading painting company serving many residences in the downtown area. We've worked on both single family homes as well as many of the well known high-rise condominiums. Our goal is simply this, to provide a one of a kind experience, simply by doing the right thing. We have hundreds of happy and repeat clients throughout San Diego. You can review some of the report cards from homeowners in the 92101 area here or 92103   

Active Members of the San Diego Community

When choosing from among professional painting companies, it is wise to make sure the company is licensed, bonded, has training programs for their employees, professional affiliations and quality customer care. We pride ourselves on strictly adhering to regulations put in place by the City of San Diego and all areas we serve.

  • 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
  • Mission Hills Heritage Sponsor
  • Las Patronas (20+ years of charity work for the annual Jewel Ball)
  • Community Charity Project in Mission Hills and Banker's Hill
  • Charity project of painting the Carriage House for the La Jolla Historical Society (view photos here)
  • $6,000 of charity painting at La Jolla Elementary (read more here)
  • Current Reader's Choice for La Jolla Village News
  • Maintain safe lead removal practices (EPA regulations)

Downtown 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.

  • Interior Restoration on Painted Surfaces (safe lead removal)
  • Complete Interior Home Painting
  • Kitchen Cabinet Painting
  • Staining and Finishing of Woodwork
  • Color Consulting

Read more about our Interior Painting Services

Downtown Exterior Painting Services

There are not many Downtown single family homes. For the few that exist, Chism Brothers Painting guarantees the highest measure of quality craftsmanship.

  • Historic and Non-Historic Restoration Work of Old Homes
  • 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: 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
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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