Since 2005

commercial & residential Painting and Remodel in Columbia, MD


Definition Painting Services, Inc. (DPS) is a small family-owned and -operated business located in Howard County, MD. Its founder and co-owner Joel Alvarado has over 18 years of experience in the painting industry. In 2005 Joel decided to start his own business to provide high quality services and competitive prices to all customers in the greater Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. The DPS family takes pride in providing vast commitment to each project with 100% customer satisfaction!

DPS proudly contributes to the community. In 2014, they were selected to participate in the makeover of Ellicott City’s Historic Main Street. As well, DPS annually sponsors the Band Boosters at Wilde Lake High School in Howard County and our local family church. We are also proud sponsors of Child Fund & BARCS as well as the Police officers Support Alliance and Salvation Army.
Whether commercial or residential, DPS provides many services, including but not limited to:
  • Painting
  • Power washing
  • Ceramic tile: Installation
  • Bathroom & Kitchen remodel
  • Drywall
  • Carpentry
DPS personalizes each project to ensure the best outcome for our customers. Our staff has been trained in the application of eco-friendly products, and is EPA certified in handling removal of lead paint to ensure safety for you and your family or customers.
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