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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

Email Testimonials 2010

Filed in Customer Testimonials by on February 2, 2010 0 Comments • views: 2693

1/27/2010 Mike, a HUGE thank you for all your hard work today – we LOVE the room (jeff was home briefly and was like “Wow”!) i am so excited to put everything together and it means so much that you added your incredible skill to this baby’s room! Thanks again, Christen


Recent Articles #2

DBK Painting on Facebook

Filed in Uncategorized by on November 8, 2009 0 Comments • views: 3445

DBK Painting is on Facebook.  Become a fan and leave questions or comments.   Click the link below to take a look at our page.


Color Trends 2009

Filed in Color by on April 7, 2009 0 Comments • views: 3394

If you need some fresh color ideas or decorating inspiration, Benjamin Moore has released their color trends for 2009 along with some imaginative decorating ideas.  You can visit any Benjamin Moore retailer for more information.  To find a retailer near you, do a search at Benjamin Moore Packs Colors Forecast With Decorating Inspiration (MONTVALE, […]


Newest Zero-VOC Paint ‘Natura’ from Benjamin Moore

Filed in News by on April 7, 2009 3 Comments • views: 5098

Coming this spring (it isn’t in the midwest yet, but hopefully soon), Benjamin Moore will be releasing their new ‘Natura’ zero-VOC paint.  Read the press release below for highlights of Benjamin Moore’s latest “green” paint. Benjamin Moore Continues Benchmark Achievements with Creation of Natura™ Zero-VOC Interior Paint Fifteen years ago, Benjamin Moore introduced its first zero–VOC paint, […]


Pregnancy and Paint Exposure

Filed in Painting Questions by on March 28, 2009 0 Comments • views: 6704

I often get asked about the exposure to paint fumes during and after painting for women who are pregnant or for young children.  If a professional is doing the painting for you, your exposure will be very minimal and most likely none at all.  Once paint is dry and with good ventilation you are completely […]


Painting Q & A

Filed in Painting Questions by on March 19, 2009 0 Comments • views: 3426

Do you have a general question about painting or the process for completing your painting project?  Post a question here and we will be happy to answer.  Or visit our contact page and contact us via phone or email.


Email Testimonials 2009

Filed in Customer Testimonials by on March 19, 2009 0 Comments • views: 3263

 10/22/2009  Hi Mike, The painting looks fantastic!! We are so pleased with how everything turned out. You really do wonderful work. Thanks again, Melissa 08/17/2009 I just wanted to say how much I love the painting that you did in our house. I am getting so many compliments on my cool red wall. I am […]


Email Testimonials 2008

Filed in Customer Testimonials by on March 19, 2009 0 Comments • views: 3012

12/24/2008 Hi Mike, I just wanted to let you know that I love the nursery paint!  The stripes look even better than I imagined. Thanks again!   Becki   5/29/2008 Hi Mike, I just wanted to tell you how much we’re enjoying our “new” rooms.  You did a great job, so thank you! Susan   5/01/2008 […]


Email Testimonials 2007

Filed in Customer Testimonials by on March 19, 2009 0 Comments • views: 2833

7/19/2007 Thanks, Mike!  The place looks great!  Thanks for doing a terrific job.  We’ll definitely recommend your company to our friends. Brooke


Email Testimonials 2006

Filed in Customer Testimonials by on March 19, 2009 0 Comments • views: 2821

8/02/2006 Mike, Several of the neighbors have been in the house, as well as the company we had over the weekend – and they just love the colors.  Me too!  It is such a nice difference. Thank you for your great work! Kathy   1/18/2006 Thanks Mike. You did an outstanding job on our home.  […]


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Should I Paint or Replace my Kitchen Cabinets? views: 11561

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: 10816

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: 15230

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 […]