We had a wonderful experience with R&J painting. We had our stairs painted and they did a beautiful job. They were very friendly, professional and completed the job in a timely manner. I would highly suggest R&J painting!

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Jordon Carrillo
2/12/2022

The entire process from estimate to execution was seamless. Clear communication, professionalism and punctuality. I’m very satisfied with the end results and will be using this company again in the future.

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Jennifer Cherry
9/21/2021

Excellent Service Start to Finish. Crew arrived on-time, every day! Polite, Professional, Took great care of our furnishing and left our home clean and functional at the end of every day. Easy to work with and paid a lot of attention to detail. I would request them for future work and recommend them to anyone in need of painting. They take great pride in their work!

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George THEROS
9/15/2021

I requested a quote for exterior stain on my home in McHenry. Ray responded quickly, coming out to my home to inspect the work site and ask detailed questions regarding the scope of the project, my preference of color and how to address additional issues we found during the inspection. Ray was courteous and gave professional advice on how achieve the best results. He provided a detailed quote the same day and an estimate of when the project would begin.
The start date was accurate and the work was done by Paul and Dan. It took about a week to complete and the results were pretty amazing. The home is pretty old and the old stain had faded badly. When completed, the house looked Iike new! My thanks to Paul and Dan for their courteous and professional work. They were on time every day and completed the job in a timely manner.
Overall, I am very pleased with the quality of the work and the attention to detail that was shown by R&J Painting

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David Henry
8/11/2021

We highly recommend R & J Painting. A lot of rotten wood and stucco board on the exterior needed to be replaced and painted and it all looks new again. Ray and his carpentry team and Darin and his painting team did an outstanding job. A pleasure to work with everyone, great communication.

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Jeanne Slater
8/02/2021

Want to thank Tonya, Ray, and especially Darin and his crew that just completed our exterior painting "challenge"! Our difficult project was assessed, planned and completed meticulously by the team! Excellent work guys! Thanks again!

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Bob Rosin
7/25/2021

Ray and his team were fantastic and we would highly recommend them. The team was prompt, courteous and did a great painting job and awesome clean-up! They even accommodated a paint change after they had started. We are looking forward to using them for all of our future painting needs. Give them a call - they will exceed your expectations!

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Holly Zoellner
7/22/2021

Thank you R&J Painting. I interviewed a half dozen painters prior to selecting R&J Painting for the job of painting the exterior of my home. R&J was the only organization who stuck me with confidence they could deliver the end product I was looking for. R&J delivered a superb final product and excelled in communication, attention to detail, and a very courteous and friendly staff. My house looks new again and we couldn’t be happier! Thanks again Ray and our main crew Darin & Kyle.

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Kevin Kovarik
7/19/2021

Ray and Tonya are professional, kind, enthusiastic and thoroughly skilled. They even helped us with random questions about resources when we moved from California to McHenry (huge thanks!) Darin and his R&J crew did a fantastic job on our MAMMOTH project. In the very best of ways, our house was unrecognizable from its “before” state after they were finished. We will work with them again and highly recommend R&J!

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Mary McClelland
4/20/2021

If you choose R & J Painting you will not regret your decision as they provided high quality service with amazing results. From the start, it was a pleasurable experience setting up an appointment for the estimate. Ray came over, spent a lot of time and also gave an estimate that was very detailed which was very helpful during the planning process. The entire interior of my home was painted which included a lot drywall of holes in the ceilings that needed to be patched and painted post recessed lighting installation. Brandon and his team were outstanding. He and his crew were professional, hard working and their final results were absolutely amazing. Ray and his assistant Tonya were responsive, kind and professional. I also thought the color consultant Linda was so friendly and helpful in selecting final color choices. I definitely highly recommend R & J Painting for your painting needs.

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Heather Thompson
4/11/2021

Darin and Jeff from R&J did an amazing job on our interior walls. Very professional, courteous and conscientious of their work. They made sure everything was done to our liking. Everything was put back in place and they cleaned the area before leaving. With working from home it was so nice to have someone so respectful and attentive to when we were on calls. We are very pleased with the job done and will definitely use them again! Thank you R&J Painting! You definitely deserve10 out of 10!!😊

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Monica Carroll
3/10/2021

I had a great experience with R&J painting. They were responsive, attentive and very professional. And I give them a 10 out of 10 for communication. I had a unique situation where I needed the brick on a 100 year old fireplace painted and Ray worked with me on the best way to seal the brick and paint it. It looks lovely! Darin the painter who was assigned to our job was a pleasure to work with. He was professional, clean and pleasant. When everyone is working from home during the pandemic it was nice to have such a respectful person in my clients home.

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Nicole Montgomery
2/24/2021

I had a great experience with R&J painting. They were responsive, attentive and very professional. And I give them a 10 out of 10 for communication. I had a unique situation where I needed the brick on a 100 year old fireplace painted and Ray worked with me on the best way to seal the brick and paint it. It looks lovely! Darin the painter who was assigned to our job was a pleasure to work with. He was professional, clean and pleasant. When everyone is working from home during the pandemic it was nice to have such a respectful person in my clients home.

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Nicole Montgomery
2/24/2021

The entire experience with R & J Painting has been nothing but amazing. Starting with the initial request for a quote for an interior painting job at our home, I requested an appointment online which was promptly responded to and scheduled. Ray, the owner, visited to learn what we were looking for. We toured the house, he carefully noted what work would be done in each room (some drywall repair, etc.), which sections to paint with what type of paint. He really took his time and I felt there was real care being taken to understand what we wanted as well as getting to know us a bit on a personal level, not in a nosy way - it was just a nice touch and made us feel valued. It also was just so different than any other company we asked for quotes from.
Once the walkthrough was completed, Ray left for a few minutes to enter all information into his laptop in his car and then came back with a detailed PRINTED (!!) quote – mind blown 🤯! The timing of when our job would start was made clear from the start (~6 weeks out at the time), and pretty much on the dot we received a follow up to schedule the job with a reminder of details (how many people in the crew, hours of the day, COVID protocols, etc.). All scheduling and "paperwork" is managed by Tonya, who was also so kind when I asked for a few tweaks to be made to the quote to clarify scope. We ended up having to move the job back about another two weeks due to a COVID scare on our side, and both Ray and Tonya were very understanding.
R & J Painting also offered a complementary color consultation which we took advantage of with Linda helping with the color choices and suggesting ideas (e.g. accent walls in a different shade, etc.). Super nice and immensely helpful!
The day the job started, a crew of 3 all arrived at the same time (not trickling in one by one) at the time that was promised. The crew, led by Paul (and included Dan, with Victor/Corey alternating) introduced themselves by name and were all wearing face masks which they kept on during the entire job because it is their standard business protocol. They were all polite and courteous – they answered any questions we had. They were so considerate while working and I was just surprised how little noise they made; every time I walked through the area they were working in, they were doing exactly that: working! They had ear buds in and were just “at it” from the time they walked into the time they left every day. They protected all surfaces and furniture that could not be moved out of the room and at the end of the every day vacuumed and picked up all debris and their tools leaving them in a small dedicated area – with previous contractors I would often find a Gatorade bottle on the counter or a candy wrapper in the garage, etc., which is not a big deal at all to pick up a couple of things but with this team it was just noticeably different, their work ethic and conduct were exemplary. When they were done, Paul walked me through every room to review the work done and asked if anything else could be addressed. Of course, it was no surprise to find their quality of work to be flawless.
I would 100% recommend R & J Painting for any painting job and would hire them again in a heartbeat – their pricing was fair and worth the investment. The job done was done exactly how we wanted it and their customer service is exemplary.👌

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Sandra Rieger Kruse
2/12/2021

R&J painting continues to impress me. After purchasing a home 2+ years ago, I had Ray Orist and his team practically paint the entire interior of the home . I recently needed some drywall patch work and cracks ( old home ) touched up so I immediately thought of R&J . Ray always gives me a fair value quote and his crew is SUPER clean and their attention to detail is spectacular. R&J will ALWAYS have a loyal customer for all my painting needs . I strongly suggest Ray an the team at R&J painting LLC for all your painting needs !!!

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Jacob Klaustermeier
2/08/2021

R&J painting recently completed painting our family room and foyer, including drywall repair to 18’ ceilings and walls. They did an excellent job. Ray Orist and his employees were so easy to work with, very professional, and do great work.

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David Keahl
1/29/2021

Highly recommend very professional do a wonderful job painting. Showed up on time when getting estimate explained everything in detail.
Great job cleaning up after painting complete.

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Cheryl Diane
1/26/2021

We had our kitchen cabinets painted and what a transformation! Our kitchen is now light and bright! Will use this company again.

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Stephanie Roberts
12/23/2020

Amazing interior painting in our home. Turned out better then I expected. We will definitely be using them again.

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Don McGowen
12/22/2020

When Ray came out to look at the painting we wanted done for our family room, he was absolutely wonderful to work with! He took his time to hear our questions & to explain what his workers would do. We had an estimate within 20 minutes! Communication in the following days was exceptional. He went the "extra mile" to have the project done soon for us.
Brandon & Victor were professional, polite & expedient in their work. They repaired all nail pops & cracks perfectly. Their clean up was amazing. I would highly recommend R&J Painting!

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Donna Albert
12/13/2020

Ray, Darin, and Scott were awesome! I’m so happy with how everything turned out. Very professional and their work was very clean and just looks perfect. Now I need to have them come back to paint the rest of my house to make it look as good as the area they painted today!

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Karyn Hauser
12/10/2020

From initial contact to the finished product, working with R & J Painting is a great experience! Their work and customer service are top notch. I am a repeat customer and would not hesitate to use them again.

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Manessa Monson
11/21/2020

Ray and his crew are very professional and did an exceptional job! We had both the interior and exterior done and are very pleased. We highly recommend.

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Carrie Schuett
11/07/2020

Highly recommend R&J Painting! Everyone was friendly, considerate of my furniture and floors, on time and did a remarkable job. It is so nice to work with a company that is truly customer focused. I will continue to use Ray and his staff for future painting projects both inside and out.

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Mary Linda Keller
9/22/2020

I had a huge project for R&J Painting. Multiple rooms: family room, bedroom, kitchen, laundry room, bathroom and 2 story foyer. I also had tile and carpet being installed and an unexpected surgery to throw into the mix of scheduling. Ray and Tonya were great with working with me to find a time suitable for all of us to begin the project. Brandon was the lead on my project. He and Mike were awesome! Brandon was so knowledgeable and was very meticulous. He let me know what his strategy was for working their way through the house without minimal disruption to the household. They were completely professional: on time every morning, cleaned up every evening and the painting was phenomenal! They made it look so easy!! My house looks fantastic!! I am completely satisfied and will use R&J Painting again in the future.

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Lori Samet Kotleba
8/21/2020

R&J did an exceptional job with staining the exterior of our home. Customer service was top notch and the crew was professional, courteous, and workmanship was excellent.

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Paul Kropke
8/19/2020

The team at R&J was terrific! Everyone we dealt with was extremely nice and very professional, including the office staff, the owner, and the workmen. The painters went above and beyond to make our house look great. They fixed rotten woodwork, removed a wasp nest, cleaned off the windows, and made sure they painted parts that we couldn't even see from the ground. They were very neat and respected our property. The paint job looks great! I would highly recommend R&J.

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Janice Riley
8/17/2020

Ray and his entire team did a very professional job from start to finish. Ray was very prompt and courteous in meeting with us and developing our quote. Tonya was very friendly and worked to finalize the contract and the billing. Paul and his team did a fantastic job here at the house. They cleaned, caulked, stained, painted and cleaned up like true professionals. Everything was cleaned and organized at the end of each day. Timing worked for us and we had 7 man crews for a couple days so our large house was finished in only 4 days. The reaction of our family and neighbors has been WOW what a difference! Thanks Ray and the entire R&J team. We truly appreciate all your hard work and the professional and friendly manner in which you completed your assignment.

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Sam Haldiman
7/27/2020

Exceptional customer experience. Professionalism handling COVID 19 facemask wearing & social distancing. Talented craftsmanship in painting.

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Valerie Evans Miotek
7/01/2020

We were extremely pleased with the work that R&J Painting LLC professionals did at our Woodstock property. They planned and completed the work in a timely fashion to accommodate our schedule. They were very courteous and did a fantastic job with the wallpaper removal and wall repairs prior to painting. The paint was high quality and painting and workmanship were outstanding. They gave meticulous attention to detail and exceeded our expectations in every way. We would use R&J again and recommend them to others.

David and Mona Crawford
Monrovia, MD

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David Crawford
6/26/2020

Nice job! Painted trim on house. Completed in 2 days. Professional and polite painters. Paid exactly what Ray said it would cost in estimate. Definitely recommend them. Thank you.

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John LaMonte
5/30/2020

Selecting R & J Painting for our inside home painting project was a no-brainer. Ray and his office team (Tonya) were extremely responsive and professional to deal with throughout the process, which is especially appreciated during this unfortunate pandemic environment. The circumstances did not keep them from operating at the highest of level of customer service. Paul and his crew knocked our project out faster than anticipated and even provided us with some extra services (patching holes in the cabinet and removed a lighting fixture and patched the ceiling). Also of note- If you choose paint from Sherwin Williams, the color consultant that Ray connected us with, Linda, saved us from making a big mistake color -wise and recommended colors and combos that were spot on for what we wanted. We'll definitely be going back to R & J when it's time to paint our exterior.

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Scott Watson
4/19/2020

Would highly recommend R&J Painting!! Ray was quick to respond and had great insight on color options. All staff were so friendly and professional. Great price for such great work! Would use again in a heartbeat.

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Lauren Companiott
4/15/2020

From the start, it was a pleasurable experience setting up an appointment for our estimate. Ray came over and spent a lot of time with us listening to our needs for our new home. He was able to quickly get us on the books with his carpentry and painting crew. We were incredibly impressed with the workmanship, professionalism, and pride each and every crew member showed. Our house looks absolutely amazing... Quite a transformation.

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Lisa Bingham-Shepherd
3/27/2020

It had been much too long since we repainted our interior, but I knew from the moment Ray Orist assisted us with an estimate that it would probably be a good experience. I wasn’t wrong! In spite of unfortunate and stubborn wallpaper and 20 years of chips and dents, Paul and his amazing crew created perfection. Their professionalism and skills are unsurpassed, and the addition of kindness and good humor made the week’s project stress free. I am so grateful to Ray, Tonya, Paul and the amazing guys for helping me love my home again. See you next year for the exterior!!!

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B C
3/23/2020

It had been much too long since we repainted our interior, but I knew from the moment Ray Orist assisted us with an estimate that it would probably be a good experience. I wasn’t wrong! In spite of unfortunate and stubborn wallpaper and 20 years of chips and dents, Paul and his amazing crew created perfection. Their professionalism and skills are unsurpassed, and the addition of kindness and good humor made the week’s project stress free. I am so grateful to Ray, Tonya, Paul and the amazing guys for helping me love my home again. See you next year for the exterior!!!

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Brenda Czaya
3/23/2020

11/28/19
Ray and Paul were wonderful to work with. Patched a troublesome area of our drywall (vaulted ceiling) and did an excellent paint job on top of it. Showed up when they said they would and for the price quoted. Outstanding job and clean up afterwords. I would definitely use them for future projects and easily recommend R&J for anyone who needs painting done.

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Robert Eilert
11/28/2019

R & J Painting are amazing. They are professional, including answering our questions and scheduling. They protected my floors with tarp, cleaned up after they were done and my townhouse now looks great! I highly recommend them.

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Mike H
11/01/2019

The basement floor of our older home wasn't an easy area to paint, but Paul and Fernando did a great job. Paul kept us well-informed.
Their clean up was thorough. We would recommend R&J painting!

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Caryn McAndrews
10/30/2019

The entire team at R&J Painting were fantastic to work with. From Tonya’s punctual and helpful assistance providing information & scheduling to Ray’s prompt visits and estimating to Paul, Jason & Dan doing an amazing job on the exterior of our home, we couldn’t be more pleased. R&J Painting is not just highly recommended but, really a rare find where the whole experience truly exceeds expectations.

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John Link
10/06/2019

I would highly recommend R&J Painting. They are very efficient and professional. The exterior of the house looks great. The whole team is very courteous and kind. Paul, and the painting team, were on time each day. When they finished, they cleaned everything up. Thank you to Ray and the whole team.

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Lynette Schiesher
8/31/2019

Paul and his team from R&J painting were fantastic! They were extremely professional, efficient, and detailed. The job performed went without a hitch, which never seems to happen whenever I have any work done on the house. Thanks Ray for having such a great crew on your team, including Tonya in the office. I highly recommend R&J Painting for your interior and exterior painting needs.

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Scott Larsen
8/31/2019

Paul and his team from R&J painting were fantastic! They were extremely professional, efficient, and detailed. The job performed went without a hitch, which never seems to happen whenever I have any work done on the house. Thanks Ray for having such a great crew on your team, including Tonya in the office. I highly recommend R&J Painting for your interior and exterior painting needs.

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Scott Larsen
8/31/2019

Painters can be a dime a dozen. But, Ray and the entire team at R&J Painting are committed to providing professional, quality work every time. Their attention to detail is impressive in an industry plagued by quality and dependability issues. From proposal to follow-up, their focus on customer satisfaction is obvious both in the delivery of their product and the way they run their business. While you might find cheaper, you won't find better! Worth every penny!

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Jeffery Rice
8/28/2019

I cannot recommend Ray and his team enough. They were extremely professional, punctual, precise, and respectful, for both inside and outside jobs. They managed to work around a family of 6 with friends visiting from out of town and home inspections happening at the same time. They never once seemed frustrated with the chaos. From the beginning, Tonya was responsive with questions and scheduling. We knew exactly when to expect the crew and when they would be done. Ray followed up personally to ensure that we were satisfied with the work. I absolutely and without hesitation, recommend R & J Painting.

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Beth Kovarik
8/05/2019

I cannot recommend Ray and his team enough. They were extremely professional, punctual, precise, and respectful, for both inside and outside jobs. They managed to work around a family of 6 with friends visiting from out of town and home inspections happening at the same time. They never once seemed frustrated with the chaos. From the beginning, Tonya was responsive with questions and scheduling. We knew exactly when to expect the crew and when they would be done. Ray followed up personally to ensure that we were satisfied with the work. I absolutely and without hesitation, recommend R & J Painting.

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Beth Nunn Kovarik
8/05/2019

Nice people; take pride in what they do.

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Haley Darr
8/05/2019

Ray and his team were awesome. They did an exceptional job on our kitchen. Everyone was very polite and courteous. The painting job was top notch. After several weeks, I reached out to Ray with some questions because a cabinet needed a small touch up. Ray was there the same day to fix the issue. You don't find customer service like that these days! If you need any painting done, call Ray first.

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Martin McHugh
7/30/2019