About Us

About Decorous Painting Contractors Ltd

Decorous were founded in 2007.

Today, we continue to evolve as new sectors emerge and design specifications develop, always meeting the necessary sector quality standards to maintain an enviable reputation.

Our services span sectors such as retail clients through to iconic churches, new build housing estates and government funded projects.

With a robust team, Decorous can deploy a range of skills on site to suit a variety of project specifications.

Decorous have an excellent reputation in the market place, are registered with the Scottish Decorators Federation, Federation of Master Builders, Constructionline and are SSIP accredited with Safe Contractor.

The Decorous mission and passion is to provide high quality, conventional and specialist coating systems at competitive rates with excellent customer service and attention to detail.

Decorous Painting Contractors - Commercial Painting Contractors
Alastair Munro

Alastair Munro

Commercial Director

Alastair Munro has been managing and delivering large scale decorating contracts for over 30 years.

Alastair brings his commercial experience and network to Decorous continuing to build an enviable client list. Customer service and transparent financial management are essential to Alastair in successful contract delivery.

Alastair has a City and Guilds award and an HNC in Painting and Decorating Management.

John Fraser

John Fraser

Contracts Director

John has 20 years-experience in managing successful contract delivery in the painting and decorating sector. Prior to investing in Decorous, John was Contracts Manager with Bell Group where he worked for 19 years.

John works closely with each contract delivery team to ensure high quality workmanship and on-time delivery.

John has an HNC in Surveying from Adam Smith College.

David Reat

David Reat


David Reat is the founder and Executive Director of Decorous Painting Contractors Ltd. An experience entrepreneur, David has over 50 years-experience in the painting and decorating sector having founded and run number of businesses.

David is passionate about quality workmanship and superior customer service.

For 3 years, David was President of the Scottish Decorators Federation and the Glasgow Federation of Master Decorators (FMB).

David’s current role includes advisory services to the Board, continuity and business development.

Why Choose Decorous?


With nearly 100 years industry experience our professional teams will deliver your project on time & in budget


Decorous are members of all of the Safety and Professional Standards organisations.


Value is not just about cost.
Our experience and service standards provide value beyond the cost.