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About Olarenshaw & Co Painting

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Darren and Michael Olarenshaw are a father son team with an extensive family history in the paint industry. Darren has over 40 years experience in the paint industry and Michael is a qualified Interior Designer with a background in project management. With Darren's comprehensive knowledge of paint and Michael's Bachelor of Interior Design, they decided to team up to bring a different take on the cliche "painters". Both father and son have a passion for design and architecture, with taking great pride in putting the finishing touch on a project. Whether it be new or old homes, office spaces or an industrial park..

Olarenshaw & Co specialise in renovations, new builds, repairing damaged areas, commerical properties, industrial spaces and more. If you have something specific, get in touch with us and we can assess your job.

Your home
Whether you are looking to sell or just bring your home to it's former glory, Olarenshaw & Co Painting will repair, restore and make your home the envy of the street. Olarenshaw & Co also have an Interior Design team to help with your colours and offer design advice.


Your work
If you are wanting to show your clients that you take pride in your work then the best way is to show you take pride in your own business. Updating your paint colours to freshen up your office or warehouse can make all the difference.

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The Olarenshaw Family Heritage

The Olarenshaw family has been involved in the paint industry since the 1930s. Norm Olarenshaw taught painting at the College of Decoration which is now known as RMIT in Melbourne. Partnering with his son, Ron Olarenshaw, they started a business focusing on painting the newly developed area of Sunshine where they painted the new Massey Ferguson complex, as well as the majority of the suburb. In 1957, Norm and Ron opened the retail division, Olarenshaw’s Paint Centre, which is where Ron’s son, Darren, started working from the age of 15. Taking over the business 15 years later, it became a landmark which is still in operation today. Darren and his son Michael then branched out to establish Olarenshaw & Co Painting, continuing the family heritage.

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