About Us

In 1976, when Mike Gerst entered technical school at the age of 20, he began what would soon become his passion- the trade of painting and wallpapering. He began his own business, working out of his old station wagon. Mike then grew his painting company by employing talented and skilled people who love what they do.

Today, Gerst Painting and Contracting Inc. has become one of the premier repaint specialists in America because of the quality control systems they’ve put in place and their unparalleled attention to detail. We are proud to say that Gerst Painting has been featured in Better Homes & Gardens, several national Painting & Wallcovering Magazines, Omaha Magazine, and The Omaha World Herald. Gerst Painting and Contracting Inc. was also awarded “Best of Omaha” for nine consecutive years. Gerst Painting and Contracting Inc. has a color consultant is available to help you in your color choices. Every member of the Gerst team will go the extra mile for their customers. Our commitment to our clients doesn’t end when the job is finished. The Gerst team will always follow up on completed projects, with continued customer care. With over 37 years of experience in the painting and wallpapering field, Gerst Painting and Contracting Inc. stays at the top of this industry with an artful balance of technology and fine traditional craftsmanship.
Gerst Painting and Contracting Inc. is a family business where there is a great passion and enthusiasm for the painting and wallpapering trade, and that passion shines through in every project.