By Michael Smith on June 15, 2021
For the past 36 years, Dan Rooney has been painting and repairing everything in Tampa. Houses, apartments, even Retirement homes.
“What makes us different is that we’re very particular, we don’t cut corners, we can match any texture, and our word is everything.”
Dan is the owner of Dan’s Drywall & Painting. Born and raised in Indiana, now living In Tampa with his wife of an amazing 40 years with 3 daughters and 1 son. And of course, a raving Bucs fan! Dan loves the Tampa area for the weather, beaches, and because it’s a fisherman’s paradise!
Dan is what we like to call a Local Biz Hero, a self-made entrepreneur who brings true value to his community. High stands of professionalism and strong work ethics of small business owners like Dan are the infrastructure of Tampa’s economy.
That is why one Google reviewer states “Dan was Friendly and solved our drywall concerns quickly and for a great price.”
Another says, “Dan is the best. Reasonable prices his work is amazing you will not be disappointed thank you, Dan.”
While Dan has done extensive missionary work for many years and visited many countries (including his favorite Jamaica) to lend his skills and services to communities in need. Dan now dedicates his skills to the great people of Pinellas and Hillsborough counties.
We sat down with Dan for a quick interview –
Q: How did you get into this profession?
A: “It started as a high school summer job and turned into my career.”
Q: How many people work for you?
A: “Dan Vargas (Son-in-law) and some contractors as needed.”
Q: Being a painter Dan works directly with many people, we asked him what is the most unusual situation that ever happened to him on the job?
A: “While it may not be the most unusual experience out there, my most memorable was a job I had at a nursing home and getting to know each of the residents living there. That changed my life.”
Q: If you could share one tip with the readers for choosing a drywaller or painter, what would it be?
A: “Make sure and choose someone that will show up on time as it tells a lot about the person.”
For those of you who are looking for a professional Drywaller or Painter for any type of work, Dan and his team should be your first choice. Dan supports our troops and senior citizens with special discounts. Call Dan at (813) 786-6184, or email Danroon1@msn.com – Seriously Great Painters!
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