Welcome to Thorn Painting Contractors. We are a South African paint contractor based in Johannesburg. We also have satellite offices operating in Cape Town, Nelspruit, Durban, as well as Harare. Thorn also operates as waterproofing contractors, with damp proofing services to boot.

Thorn has operated for over 35 years as painting contractors. During this time, we have served in the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors. Where possible, we strive to exceed customer expectations in everything we do.


We excel as paint, damp proofing, and waterproofing contractors. So much so that over the last 35 years, we have worked with several big names. Property developers, body corporates, facilities managers, and private clients make up our portfolio. Additionally, all major paint manufacturers have awarded us “Approved Applicator” status. These names include:

  • Plascon
  • Dulux
  • Prominent Paints

So, look no further when it comes to providing high-quality product and top end service. Thorn Painting Solutions has your back!



Thorn Painting Contractors was founded in 1980 in Johannesburg, South Africa, The company has grown from strength to strength and we are currently servicing clients in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Nelspruit, Durban and Harare.

Trusted painting contractor

Thorn is a trusted painting contractor in the residential, commercial and industrial property sector. We specialise in residential complexes of all shapes and sizes, commercial office parks and shopping centres, not to mention industrial warehouses, hotels, and international airport terminals.

Approved Applicator

We have worked with several property developers, managing agents, body corporates, facilities managers and private clients over the past 35 years. We have awarded “Approved Applicator” status by all the major paint manufacturers including Plascon, Dulux and Prominent Paints so when it comes to providing a high-quality product with top end service, look no further than Thorn Painting Solutions.


Thorn Painting Solutions is synonymous with quality, integrity, precision and excellent customer service. We offer a variety of services which meet all your painting needs – professional painting at a reasonable price. We are solution oriented.


For approximately 35 years we have been painting large residential complexes – each with its own unique identity. It would therefore be beneficial for us to have a detailed consultation with you to determine your specific painting needs. Our services are competitive and we pride ourselves in being versatile and giving our clients the best possible professional advice and providing top class workmanship. Our goal is service and we aim to enhance, protect and increase the market value of your property. From sales and estimation through to finish and follow up Thorn Solutions has the expertise, professionalism and resources to manage any project. We offer quality workmanship at a competitive price. Our expert repainting professionals are simply an email or phone call away.


Commercial properties include office parks, shopping complexes, schools, hospitals and many other commercial sites. We are a reputable, experienced solution provider for all your commercial painting needs. We offer professional, safe, high quality, affordable painting solutions tailored to all your requirements. We guarantee quality, long lasting results and consistency in service, excellent project management and competitive pricing. There is constant site supervision and we strive to give you a hassle free experience. We use only the best quality paints and materials and work quickly and neatly. We take pride in our excellent service delivery. Contact us to find out more.


Using the latest technology in coating and equipment as well as highly skilled professionals we provide our services to a broad range of industries – warehouses, airports and factories to name but a few. We are committed to deliver your project timeously, safely and in a cost effective way. We strive to keep projects on schedule and are able to accomplish this with our skilled workforce. If you would like industry-leading advice, service and delivery please do not hesitate to contact us.

Knowing that your painting and paint maintenance needs are covered by a professional and reputable contractor is where we come into the picture. With our years of professional painting contracting experience, we bring a service and expertise to the painting and maintenance of your assets that will leave you comfortable in knowing that we take complete care of all the projects that we will do for you.

For a meeting to discuss your painting requirements, please use the contact form or phone number below to set up an appointment.

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