As Monk’s Painting, we’ve been painting homes in and around Livingston NJ since 2007. We’ve grown to include additional home improvement services, and changed our name to Monk’s Home Improvements to reflect that. That said, painting remains the core of our family business.

Monk’s Painters in Livingston NJ

Morris Plains Estimator, Rich Ressa

We thoroughly prepare all surfaces and take care to protect your furnishings. We pride ourselves in delivering you a painting job that you’ll enjoy for years to come.

Rich Ressa manages all of the Monk’s Painting projects for Livingston NJ.

Before joining Monk’s in 2014, Rich ran his own masonry company. His job at Monk’s is to ensure your satisfaction.

Rich looks forward to discussing your interior painting or exterior painting project with you. Call to schedule an appointment for a free, written, on-the-spot estimate with Rich Ressa. Rich will tell you why we are the best painters in Livingston NJ!



We handle all types of painting projects.  Besides walls and trim, interior painting may include kitchen cabinets, railings and more. Monk’s paint exteriors including trim, cedar shingles, fences, decks, sheds and more!


On every interior painting or exterior painting project you will receive:

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  • A free, itemized estimate
  • Proper wall and surface preparation (beyond just spackle)
  • Specific protection for your furnishings, floors, and interiors
  • Qualified, trained professional painters
  • Painters who are there every day, for a full day until the job is complete
  • Written guarantee of paint project satisfaction
  • Complete clean up each day so you can live in your house during the project
  • Benjamin-Moore or Sherwin-Williams primer and paint
  • Fully licensed and insured
  • EPA Lead-Safe Certified  (# NAT-22348-2)
  • Read more about the Monk Family Recipe for Long Lasting Exterior Painting

Livingston NJ Carpenters

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Monk’s carpenters can handle everything from repair work to new porticos and decks. Our carpentry projects include:

  • Custom Closets and Storage
  • Exterior Trim Repair and Replacement
  • Deck Repair; Brand New Deck Construction
  • Porticos
  • Shelving and Built-Ins
  • Window and Door Installation
  • Wainscoting and Crown Molding

View our Gallery pages to see actual projects completed by Monk’s carpenters and painters.

Call 973-635-7900 today to schedule an appointment with Rich to discuss your painting or carpentry needs.