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Nick Lockwood

Nick is the owner and operations manager at DBK Painting. He has been a professional painter for over 10 years and bought DBK Painting in 2020 after being a longtime employee of the company. Nick has an eye for color and a steady hand. His love of the trade is visible in the work he performs with his team.

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Recent Articles #1

Find us on Yelp!

Filed in Customer Testimonials, News, Uncategorized by on December 16, 2012 0 Comments • views: 3820

Looking for more information and unbiased testimonials about DBK Painting?  Find us on Yelp!


Recent Articles #2

Review DBK Painting on Angie’s List

Filed in Customer Testimonials, News, Uncategorized by on December 16, 2012 0 Comments • views: 3708

We use Angie’s List to assess whether we’re doing a good job keeping our valued customers like you happy. Please visit in order to grade our quality of work and customer service.


Now Interviewing – No Experience Preferred

Filed in News, Uncategorized by on December 2, 2012 0 Comments • views: 3747

We are now interviewing individuals with very little or NO professional painting experience. We want to train the right person or two in the way we do things…the right way. Must be clean, organized and willing to learn. Whether you are looking for a new career or just want to learn a new skill until […]


Now Interviewing Experienced Painters

Filed in News by on September 4, 2012 0 Comments • views: 3955

Due to current growth and to keep up with the demand for our services, we are currently interviewing and looking to hire a new member to our team.  The potential candidate should be an experienced painter or an individual interested in learning a trade as a new career. Must be willing to work in Chicago and […]


Get a Room Painted at a Discount and Help a Good Cause

Filed in Community Service, News by on April 16, 2012 1 Comment • views: 4295

We are currently donating one room painted with premium Benjamin Moore paint in an auction to help support Jonathon Burr Elementarty School.  For more information about the auction going on until April 20, 2012, click here. For more information about the one room we have donated, click here.   Hurry, the auction ends on April 20, 2012.


Staging to Sell? Paint Makes a Difference!

Filed in Color, Interior by on February 28, 2012 0 Comments • views: 3211

Deciding to sell your home can be a daunting task, especially in today’s market.  Here is an example of how staging your home can make a huge difference between selling and having your home sit on the market for months on end.  Four weeks ago we painted the kitchen cabinets in this condo as part of staging […]


Follow us on twitter and Facebook

Filed in Uncategorized by on February 15, 2012 0 Comments • views: 3706

We regularly post new information about trends in the painting industry from the latest color trends to information about the latest technology in painting materials.  @dbkpainting on twitter and DBK Painting, LLC on Facebook


Now a Member of PDCA

Filed in News by on December 6, 2011 1 Comment • views: 4347

We joined the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA) in the spring of 2011.  The PDCA is an organization founded in 1884 to help painting and decorating contractors improve their businesses through education programs, local networking meetings, and PDCA Industry Standards.  Find out more about why our membership in the PDCA benefits our customers here. […]


DBK Painting Donates Gift Certificate to School Auction

Filed in Community Service by on February 17, 2011 0 Comments • views: 3805

DBK Painting, LLC recently donated a gift certificate for one room to be painted by us to the Prairie Crossing Charter School in Grayslake, IL (a nonprofit public school with an environmental curriculum). They are having an auction on March 12th to support the school and its programs. Take a look or participate in the […]


Email Testimonials 2010

Filed in Customer Testimonials by on February 9, 2011 0 Comments • views: 2875

2010 “Hi Mike, I hope you had an enjoyable and relaxing weekend. We love the paint. You and your crew did such a fabulous job. Please thank them all for me. Kyle said they were wonderful guys. I just wanted to let you know that your check will be in the mail tomorrow. Thanks so […]


Testimonials views: 5436

Should I Paint or Replace my Kitchen Cabinets? views: 11560

Painting your existing cabinets can be a great way to update your kitchen and it can be done for a fraction of the cost to purchase and install new kitchen cabinets. The many steps we follow when painting kitchen cabinets professionally and properly are as follows; the whole process takes time, patience and attention to […]

How and with what product do you stain a deck? views: 10814

This seems like a simple question and some might make a fast recommendation of a particular brand of stain, however… Decks are a very tricky item to finish properly.  There are so many variables that have to be considered prior to applying any kind of stain.  If we were planning to stain your deck, we […]

IPE Deck Refinish views: 15228

This IPE deck was originally built in October of 2015 and was completely grayed out in the spring of 2016. The homeowners loved the original natural color of the IPE  and wanted it back so they could enjoy the rich colors of the wood. They had researched the material prior to building the deck and understood what kind of […]