About Southern Painting

Southern Painting is quite simply the painting company in Austin you can trust. With over 100,000 homes painted throughout the Southern Painting family, you can easily see we have the experience to tackle even the toughest painting jobs, both residential and commercial. Even more important than our experience is the fact that we live here – were are local Austinites, and that means we are accountable. If you ever have an issue we are here to visit your project, overcome any challenges, and make sure you are happy with our service every time.

Our Team

Rob Ellis

Rob Ellis joined Southern Painting in 2001 and quickly earned the position as Owner/Operator of the Austin Division. Under Rob’s supervision, the Austin division has become known as a leader in the industry, setting standards in workmanship and customer service.

Rob married his wife, Lana, in 1985 and credits her for his ability to achieve his noted success and for the confidence to own a business. Rob acknowledges his education for understanding finances and the aptitude to operate a business.

Rob has been instrumental in forming and developing other businesses and currently provides consulting to several companies across the State of Texas. Rob is dedicated to service and endeavors to exceed industry standards in satisfying customers.

Zach Joseph

Zachary Joseph

Zachary, a graduate of Texas State University, joined the Southern Painting family in 2015. As Estimator/Project Manager, his primary role is to manage each project to help it run as smoothly as possible from start to finish, and to ensure the homeowner’s expectations are exceeded. He enjoys meeting new people and earning their trust, and he will do what it takes to become your #1 painter.

Nathan Rhoades

As Estimator/Project Manager, Nathan Rhoades is responsible for both residential and light commercial projects. His primary goal is to deliver the higher level of customer satisfaction for which Southern Painting is well known. With 20 years of valuable experience as a Carpenter, he utilizes this extensive knowledge to ensure his projects are completed timely and with quality results.

Nathan is a Combat Veteran of the United States Army with a deployment tour to Kuwait/Iraq. He is happily married and has two beautiful children.

Chris Hofmeister

Comes to Southern Painting with 10 years in sales experience.    He wants his customers to have the best possible experience when it comes to making their home beautiful.  He takes it very personable and makes sure the attention to detail and continuous oversight throughout the painting process.  He takes pride in customer service and will go the extra mile to make sure the customer is happy.

Chris has lived in Austin for 16 years.  He has a daughter.  In his spare time he enjoys doing yard work and riding motorcycles.

Our Services

We offer a variety of home services at Southern Painting, including painting and well beyond:

Interior Painting

  • Paint walls, ceilings, trim, doors
  • Wallpaper removal, float and texture
  • Drywall repair, float and texture
  • Removal of popcorn ceilings, float and texture
  • Custom wall textures
  • Stain-to-paint cabinets

Exterior Painting

  • Paint trim and siding
  • General home repairs
  • Refinish wood doors

Custom Painting & Finishes

  • Color-match fabrics
  • Faux painting or glazed finishes
  • Paint to simulate wallpaper
  • Multi-toned walls

Drywall, Trim & Repair Services

  • Installing new drywall
  • Install doors
  • Trim carpentry work

Painting Wrought Iron Fencing

  • Rust remediation
  • Rust inhibiting primer
  • Painting fencing with enamel top-coat

Concrete Floor Coatings

  • Garage floor epoxy coatings
  • Concreate deck and patio coatings

Deck & Fence Staining

  • Clean and rejuvenate wood
  • Surface sanding of decks and railing caps only
  • Deck staining