Philosophy

Our Philosophy Is Simple

Loving care of your home is your first and most economical line of defense for your family’s biggest investment.

Our mission is to serve homeowners by preserving the structure that provides warmth and sustenance for their families.

We believe that Bay Area families deserve the finest work at a fair price. We work with you to protect and extend the life of your home. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

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Our process

Customer Care Cycle

1. Professional Consultation

We assist you in choosing colors for your interior or exterior projects, providing color charts, color placement consulting, and applying test samples until you have made a decision you will love.

2. Quality Painting

We bring experience, attention to detail, and a passion for the craft of painting to create beautiful surfaces that you will enjoy for years to come!

3. Five Year Guarantee

We stand behind our work, offering a five-year written guarantee against peeling, bubbling, or cracking paint.

4. Annual Home Check-in

Every year, Arana inspects the areas we painted to confirm that all of our warrantied work is sound per the boundaries of our workmanship.

5. Warranty Repairs

All warrantied Arana work will be repaired promptly, free of charge.

the team

We call ourselves Craftsman Painters.

Because we love to strip surfaces down to their essentials and make them beautiful again. Learn more about who we are and our commitment to the highest-quality, handcrafted work you’ll find in the Bay Area.

Catherine Baldi

Principal and Company Manager

Ernesto Perez Arana

Principal and Field Supervisor

Steve Rubenstein

Production Manager

guarantee

We’re committed to your satisfaction.

That’s why we always guarantee our work and serve our own warranty–so you get Craftsman-quality work every time.

Five Year Guarantee

We offer a five-year written guarantee against peeling, bubbling, or cracking paint.

Valid for all Arana projects.
Annual inspections check-ins to confirm our workmanship.
We repair peeling, bubbling, or cracking directly associated with our work.

Annual Home Check In

Every year, Arana will check in with you to ensure that the areas we painted to are sound per the boundaries of our workmanship. We will:

  • Maintain the 5-year guarantee with a yearly home inspection
  • Assess all project work
  • Provide recommendations for any necessary repairs

Warranty Repairs

All warrantied Arana work will be repaired promptly, free of charge.

  • Arana is your home maintenance partner
  • We bring timely attention to any required repairs
  • Craftsman detailing and attention with each repair

sustainability

We are conscious about the environmental impact of our practices.

That’s why we use non-toxic, low-impact, and –as much as we can– recyclable painting products. We are also certified in handling lead lead paint in renovation.

Our commitment to sustainability goes well beyond our products. We give a portion of our profits to organizations working to improve the social and environmental health of our local community, donating to local schools and to organizations that support youth, young girls, families and struggling homeowners, including: Alameda County Food Bank, Rebuilding Together, Peralta Elementary, Chabot Elementary, Hillcrest Elementary, San Leandro School District, Planned Parenthood, and Youth Violence Prevention in Oakland.

We take pride in preserving and beautifying homes to create stronger and more beautiful communities here in the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Area!

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