Professional House Painters
Hello and welcome! I’m so glad you’re here. Please sit down and I hope you stay for a while.
My Name is Kyle Caywood. I am a local Montgomery County native whose a little too obsessed with outdoors and wrastling wild beast…,
I’ve lived and worked here in the Conroe area all my life; with the exception of college.
After high school, I moved to Dallas to play baseball collegiately. This is where I met my wife, Helen. She has a thing for “bat boys”.
She was attending design school at the University of Texas – Arlington.
We ended up meeting at a social gathering through a mutual friend. After every line in the book, I think she took pity on me and agreed to go out on a date.
We continued to date throughout our college careers, even had a stint of long distance when I moved to Huntsville, Texas to finish my degree at Sam Houston State.
Yeah, many nights of “no, you hang up first. No you hang up first.”
13 years later… I’m amazed she still looks at me with the same smile she first did, as she wrangles our 2 beautiful Children, Liam and Hannah Marie, who both keep us on our toes!
My pressure washer and my wife’s water breaks on the same day…
Well, what better time to start your first job the day your wife gives birth to your firstborn. On top of all of that, we had equipment trouble. That’s right, our pressure washer would not start and i had to call a friend of mine to pick up a new one for my brand new painters. Yep you read correctly, I launched my brand new, out of the box, shiny new company the same week as Liam came into this world.
No pressure at all right?
Not enough going on right? I can do this… right?
My wife had the answers to all these questions, which I won’t get into right now. I just had the mindset of any time is the right time! At least that is what I kept telling myself.
I wanted a self-sustaining company for my growing family to be proud of and could possibly hand down one day. Boy, I found out real quick that a self-sustaining business takes a lot of sleepless hours and time away from your wife and kids that feels unsustaining for quite some time.
This whole idea of owning a painting business didn’t just float down to me from the heavens above, it struck me like a bolt of lightning. I was interested in painting my own house, both interior and exterior, decent size job for a contractor to land. Well, I was stood up twice, but two different reputable companies.
I thought, no way this is standard in our area. Coming from the service industry myself, I knew I had at minimum a better understanding of customer service than what I was given, and thought AH-HA, I can do this.
So while continuing to work for the family business, tend to my wife and infant Son, I launched Streamline Painting and More. I also continued to work for both companies for 3 years. This was my trial period.
My entire end game was to provide my demographic with outstanding customer service from start to finish including the products we used. Through trial and error, I spent a lot of time finding quality painters to add to my team.
My biggest test and hardship was offering 100% of myself to two companies, my faith, my family, and my hobbies (which were practically nonexistent) at the same time.
With the rapid pace of growth, I found myself working late into the night most nights. I knew it was time, I took a leap of faith to take a step back from the family business and put my two feet into Streamline full time.
I hired Bennett Barnett, my lead estimator, my cousin in law, my friend. He has been wonderful and more importantly gets the vision of where we are going. Together we have successfully curated a company that not only has a healthy working culture internally, but externally offers the best in customer service, painting professionals, and products the industry has to offer.