This month Aborn Powers Property Manager Marlene Balch from our Southern California Division is proud to introduce to you one of her outstanding tenants, Pat Wade from Certa Pro Painters located at 15571 Graham Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92649. Certa Pro has been at their current location for 4 years, however they have been in business for just over 6 years. Pat was graciously willing to answer a few questions about his business and we here at Aborn Powers are excited to share this information with you.
Q: What services do you offer?
A: We are a painting contractor that specifically does re-paints on existing construction where we specialize in interior and exterior painting
Q: What type of clientele do you typically serve?
A: About half of our business is commercial and half of our business is residential.
Q: How many employees do you currently have?
A: It will vary based on the season but between 25-30 employees.
Q: To what do you attribute your success?
A: A lot of hard work and a little bit of luck which includes having great key staff that share the same passion I do to make the company successful.
Q: What made you choose this type of business?
A: I was impressed with the other franchise owners I spoke to prior to buying. They had great things to say about the business and each other. The company cared about long term growth, customer service and the success of their franchise owners and that’s somewhat unique in the franchise world.
Q: What has been your largest hurtle as a business owner?
A: Finding great employees. Finding great employees is very hard, but makes all the difference in the world once they’re part of your organization.
Q: Does your company help the community where it is location?
A: Yes. We have a national partnership with homes for our troops which helps provide specially modified homes for the service members that have been injured overseas. To date we’ve raised $400,000.00 nationally for them. Locally we donate all of the labor to paint the interior and exterior of these new homes that are given to the soldiers.
If you happen to need re-painting on your existing residential or commercial property, check out Pat Wade Certa Pro Painters at this link: http://huntington-beach.certapro.com/?z=92649
A big thank you goes out to Certa Pro Painters in Huntington Beach for not only being such a wonderful tenant but also for your professional services that you offer to your local community!