Quality Painting Contractors

A comprehensive, full-service Painting, Waterproofing, Specialised Coatings, High Pressure Cleaning, Spalling Repairs, and Quality Renovations company. With over 30 years’ experience in the industry, First Works carries out an extensive range of commercial refurbishment solutions, providing expert advice and project delivery.

With a portfolio of clients spanning sectors including commercial, industrial, manufacturing, retail, leisure and council, First Works has the experience and expertise to deliver any refurbishment project, on time and on budget.

We have an excellent reputation for high standards of workmanship & thoroughness of service and are happy to advise you no matter what your painting and maintenance needs are.

Rest assured that when you hire First Works you will receive quality painting results that look great and stand the test of time.


We are Long standing  members of the M.B.A and M.P.A  which are  organizations that are there to regulate the industry and protect you the customer. In addition we are also have  approved applicators status with Dulux, Plascon, Prominent, Decade , Excellisor and Paragon Paints.

Safety forms and important part of our company and our staff are all well trained, we comply with the Health & Safety Act (OHS) and implanting it to all our sites

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A Word From Our CEO

First works was founded in 2002 by Dave Roux who has a vast experience in Painting, Renovating and Project Management.Our Experience ranges from Commercial , Industrial and Residential Properties. We have an excellent reputation of high standards of workmanship & thoroughness of service and are happy to advise you no matter your painting and renovating and waterproofing needs.

Dave Roux


6 Reasons to Why You Should Choose Us

Quality Painting and Renovation Contractors in Durban

Experienced professionals

At First works we have over two decades of experience applying all types of decorative and protective coatings in virtually all sectors and are able to offer our assistance in choosing the right products for the job.

Premium quality materials

We believe that in order to achieve the very best results you have to invest in premium quality materials. Which is why we are the best in the business, We don’t compromise!

High quality equipment

A positive approach to health and safety for both our employees and customers hence we invest in High Quality equipment, we are also holders of Public and employer’s liability to the value of 20 Million Rand.

Friendly & Helpful Staff

We have a team of specialists with in depth knowledge in commercial and residential painting, decorating and refurbishment. With our own quality control procedures in place we are confident that you will not be disappointed in the quality of our service.

Certified Contractors

We are registered members of the Master Builders Association, SEESA, Master Painters Association and National Association of Managing Agents.

Lots of positive reviews

With satisfied customers throughout Durban and the surrounding areas, we’re proud of our reputation for our commitment to delivering excellent customer service.

Materials & Equipment

Painting Contractors in Durban

To achieve the necessary up to the minute technical information on paints and materials, we work on a joint venture basis with National suppliers such as Dulux Paints, Plascon Paints, Dekade Paints, Prominent Paints, Excelsior, Paragon Paints, Prodec Paints.

This gives us the National supplier’s guarantees, which we pass on to our clients, putting their minds at ease. Our approved applicator certificates are available to download below.

Registered reliable painting contractors

We are registered members of the Master Builders Association, NEASA, Master Painters Association and National Association of Managing Agents. On the matter of safety, which we take very seriously, we comply with the regulations of the OSH Act of 1993, so putting our clients and our staff FIRST in SAFETY.

We are an organisation that strives to serve our clients with quality and to build a mature Professional, a mutually beneficial relationship where you, the client, will always be our FIRST priority.

Our Work Ethic

  • Highly trained staff
  • Experienced technical advise
  • No compromise on Health and Safety
  • Project Commitment

Vision and Values

Our vision is to continue to be one of the leading painting contractors in the country. We have over the years, built up a reputation for excellence, reliability and timeous completions. To this we pride ourselves on attention to detail and a high standard of workmanship ,coupled with reasonable rates and high quality material makes First Works Highly competitive.

Why Paint Now?

Studies have Shown:

Painting a property will not only  increase the value  but also save you  on expensive repairs in the future . A fresh coat of quality paint  to the correctly prepared surface will decrease the risk of weather damage that comes from long time exposure. Painting is one of the least expenx=sive ways to transform a building  and making it look appealing.


Take a look at our Certfications. Health & Safety Certificates + B-BBEE Certificate

What we stand for

  1. Quality of Product and Workmanship
  2. Professionalism from all members of staff
  3. Intergrity and Transparency with all our customers
  4. Pre and After Sales Service
  5. Customer Satisfaction


Don’t take our word on it – we have been trusted on numerous projects on various different sites. Here are a few

Make an Appointment!

Do you need a quality painting contractor in Durban, we offer residential, commercial & industrial painting and renovation services. Drop us a mail below and we get in touch shortly.

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