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Meet Dio Chiu of Tempera Paint Solutions in Long Beach

Today we’d like to introduce you to Dio Chiu.

Dio, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far.
I would spend summer vacations working alongside my father at the age of 16. He would have me at the job site performing light duties making sure I was learning along the way. I began to learn the techniques of the trade and was able to adapt to his expectations. I always admired his commitment to his work and the determination to provide for our family. It taught me strong core values and gave me discipline. His reputation as a professional painter in the Long Beach area was established providing over 25 years of experience. After high school, I began to work with different contractors taking advantage of learning new things. I had the privilege to work with some of the best tradesmen in the industry. It took a few years to realize I needed to create a company to help my father expand his business. I had made up my mind that I was going to be self-employed and focus all my time helping out the family business. I was able to apply for the contractor’s state license and successfully created Tempera Paint Solutions in 2016.

Overall, has it been relatively smooth? If not, what were some of the struggles along the way?
One of the challenges can be marketing the company and knowing how to reach the right audience. Online marketing, promotions, and advertising can be expensive if you’re not using it correctly. Establishing clientele can also be a factor along the way.

Please tell us about Tempera Paint Solutions.
We are painting and decorating contractors specializing in exterior/interior coatings for residential or commercial property. Tempera Paint Solutions is a fully licensed and insured company providing extensive experience in the industry. We provide assistant and advice with all your painting ideas, from choosing colors to upgrading your home’s curb appeal. Every project is unique and we carefully layout a plan best suited for your demands. We are dedicated to professional and quality service at very competitive prices. Our environmentally friendly company that provides zero & low VOC paints that are safe for your family. I think what sets our family business apart is our honesty and commitment to our clients to helping them complete a full detailed project creating lasting impressions.

If you had to go back in time and start over, would you have done anything differently?
I would have probably got myself more informed about implanting different techniques in the field.

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