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About us

From single commercial buildings to multi-site projects, Painters USA delivers industrial cleaning, painting, coating, and concrete services that ensure safe and smooth operations.


As a certified Woman Business Enterprise, Painters USA is a Tier 1 and 2 business supplier supporting diversity goals.

Memberships and associations

Professional / trade association involvement keeps Painters USA aware of client concerns and developments in key industries.


From offices in Chicago, Houston, and Dallas, Painters USA has the resources and capacity to provide regional and nationwide coverage, along with national account support for single vendor convenience and consistency.


Read what some of our clients have said about working with Painters USA.

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The latest on our company, people, events, and other announcements.


Learn more about commercial / industrial cleaning, painting, coating, and flooring from the Painters USA team, new posts added regularly!

Community outreach

Painters USA gives back to our communities through financial contributions, donations of skilled labor and materials, or volunteering time. It’s one more way we live up to our mission of enhancing life, one brush stroke at a time.

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Employment overview

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Our team

Paul Cook


Full Name:

Paul Bradley Cook

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When did you start with Painters?

1976 part time, 1982 full time

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What do you like most about your job?

Delivering quality jobs to our customers and providing great jobs to our employees.

What is your favorite job throughout your lifetime?

Completing a challenging project. As an example, one year we had to complete 2 very large distribution buildings in 2 weeks. We had 6 lifts, 5 sprayers and 12 men working. We hit our goals and the customer was very happy.

What makes you happy?

Working a good day, knocking off items on my list, then relaxing with friends and family

What do you like to do for fun, as a hobby, or special interest

I belong to the Jim Spivey Running Club. I love to train and race anywhere from 800 meters to marathons. It is a great way to let off steam. I like to fish when I get time. Meg and I do a little "American Picking" of our own.

Tell us something interesting  or extraordinary about yourself.

I was the Jaycee International BB Gun Champion in 1971. Our Wisconsin team won the event for the third year in a row retiring the trophy. I won the sitting, kneeling, and aggregate score competitions.

Tell us something that everyone doesn't already know about you.

I was the starting center on our high school football team. I weighed more then, than I do now.