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Hate to Paint? Residential and Commercial Paitning in Seattle and Beyond

 The Crew of Seattle’s Hate to Paint?

We LOVE to Paint!

Hate to Paint? is a full-service residential and commercial painting company that covers all of King County. We specialize in both interior and exterior painting as well as repairs and carpentry. Every day, we strive to provide great results for a great value. We guarantee both our work and your satisfaction. Our bids are firm, with no surprise upcharges. Need help choosing color? We can help with that too. We are fully, licensed, bonded and insured.

At Hate to Paint?, our mission is to treat our clients like we treat our own family. We are open, fair, and respectful throughout your painting project, and our goal is to earn your business for life. We promise to send to your home, condo, or building only qualified, experienced, high-character painters who will respect you and your property.

Meet the Owners

Chris LeBeau (right) and Una Manushka (left) have been exceeding client expectations together for three years and combined have 25 years plus of experience in paint, construction, and customer service. Chris and Una formed Hate to Paint? to better serve our existing customers and provide our new customers with a better way to work with a contractor.

 

About Chris

Co-Owner Chris LeBeau grew up in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and has loved calling Seattle home for more than 10 years. A tradition in the “U.P.” is that you never pass by someone who needs help, a value that Chris applies to all of his clients. After graduating from Northern Michigan University, Chris lived in Chicago and Kansas City, working in building supplies and flooring. In Seattle, Chris helped run a painting business on the city’s north side. In his spare time, Chris enjoys exercising, skiing, sports, concerts, traveling, and volunteering.

 

About Una

Co-Owner Una Manushka grew up in Mongolia and graduated from the Mongolian University of Science & Technology with an engineering degree. He moved to the United States in 2001 and Seattle in 2005, and he has built his own home on the north side of the city. Una also is the owner of Bondook Construction, which specializes in home construction and painting. Married with two children, Una enjoys fishing, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

Hate to Paint? Residential and Commercial Paitning in Seattle and Beyond

 Una Manushka and Chris LeBeau
Owners of Hate to Paint?

In October 2017, Una and Chris visited Mongolia, which is where Una is originally from. This photo was taken at the Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue outside of Ulaanbaatar.