From humble beginnings to colourful ambitions

Murangi Painting Specialists founder Zatuna Murangi. Photo: Contributed

“All big things start somewhere small.”

These are the words of the founder of Murangi Painting Specialists, Zatunua Murangi, who says he started his painting journey at his homestead in the Omaheke region at Otjimanangombe village, where his aunt saw his potential and urged him to grow.

Murangi says after he was done working on the homesteads his neighbours praised his work.

“Murangi Painting Specialists is just something small hoping to be something big one day. One day we were refurbishing our homesteads, and my aunt admired my work and told me it could be something big,” he says.
In a recent interview with Desert Radio Murangi said he tailors each room or building to its unique character.

He reflected on a project he was doing in the Khomasdal area, where the owner of the house was so mesmerised that he walked right past his house.

Murangi he and his team focus on what clients want, but also try to incorporate a touch of something new in their designs.

“We try to see what we can incorporate from the real world and also go on the desires and feelings of the clients and merge it. We try to see how we can make them fall in love with their homes,” he said.

Murangi said after a long day’s work all people want to do is be in the comfort of their homes, or safe havens and his team tries to create that space for people.

Murangi Painting Specialists also specialises in rebranding businesses, graphic painting, tile renovation, painting and fixing leaking ceilings.

He said his business has expanded its portfolio from painting and refurbishing only, because a lot needs to be done before painting.

“Diversification is very important in business. You cannot just focus on one service. You need to have three or four services that allow the business to be sustainable,” he said.

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