Hampton Roads Painting

Published 8:37 am Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Name of person Featured: Billy Brimberry, owner

Name of Business: Hampton Roads Painting

Address: 31495 OBerry Church Road

Phone number: (757) 651-3826

Operating Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday

E-mail address: fbrimberry@yahoo.com

Nature of Business: Custom painting

Year Founded: 1981

Prior Location: Denton, Texas

Number of employees: 3

How’s business: Business is doing well. More people are remodeling and sprucing up their homes on the inside and out.

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: We’re family owned and operated. My two sons, Will and Chris, work with me to give personalized attention to each job.

Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: We take care of all the little details from moving the furniture to a complete cleanup afterward — that together with our professional painting service makes us a top-notch company.

Advice to young entrepreneurs: Be honest and treat your customers like you’d want to be treated.

Your first job: Carpenter helper

Your role model (in business or in life generally): Jesus Christ

The key to a successful business is: Give your customers fair and honest prices. Be reliable and do what you promise to do.