Andrea Nichols

About Andrea Nichols

I grew up painting with my dad, and settled into Select Painting when I graduated from the University of Sioux Falls 3 years ago. At Select we value our customers as much as our employees, and I've loved being a part of maintaining those relationships through hiring, retention events, customer service, and marketing strategies. Thanks for reading!

What Creates Culture?

“Culture is simply a shared way of doing something with a passion.”
– Brian Chesky, Co-Founder, CEO, Airbnb

What creates culture in a workplace? Is it the people who make up the organization, or the service provided? Is it the vision and values posted on the break room wall? More specifically, is it important for a company to […]

By |July 17th, 2018|Customer Service, Leadership, Who We Are|0 Comments

You’ve Decided to Book with Us, Now What?

Inquiry: You call us wanting an estimate
Estimate: Our estimators meet with you to get initial details about your project
Hiring us!: You book with us and want to get on the schedule
Communication: Your job details are given to one of Production Associates
Initial Call: An Associate will call to introduce themselves within 1 week of booking and […]

What Color Paint Should I Choose?

Choosing The Best Color For You

A Little Science For YouWhen considering colors, one thing to keep in mind is their saturation and brightness. The more saturated and vibrant a color is, the more energy it can give you. If it is less vibrant, more muted or grayish, the more calming it […]

By |May 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A “Relationship” Business

“Who knew painting and deck services could become a relationship business?? I always thought of these services as very transactional with a bid of services and perhaps no repeat business. What you have, instead, are happy customers that will keep business with you…”

More Than a Finished Product

Over the years, we have learned quite a bit […]

By |April 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Where to Begin When Updating Your Home

You know that your home doesn’t look or feel the way you want it to. You might be wanting to make a change, but don’t know where to begin. Updating your home’s interior can be a tough to know where to start, but can be very rewarding!
Your home is where you feel the most comfortable, […]

By |January 16th, 2018|Design, Home Improvement, Interior Painting|0 Comments

How Do You Paint Cabinetry?

We get this question often. Refinishing woodworking can be a tedious project to undertake, but using quality products and investing time can leave you with a beautiful, satisfying finished look. It is also an update that is easier on the wallet than completely replacing your woodworking or cabinets. Whether you are wanting to do this yourself […]

By |February 16th, 2016|Creative, DIY, Interior Painting|0 Comments

Hello. Have we met?

If you haven’t heard of us yet, Select Painting is a 10-year-old, established painting company. Having painted over 1700 homes in the Sioux Falls area, we offer exterior, interior, and deck services. Through the years we have experienced stagnant seasons and seasons of immense growth. Change can be a road of both highs and lows but the […]

By |January 19th, 2016|Who We Are|0 Comments