Dreamcoat is a multi-disciplined professional painting and renovating contractor, operating in KwaZulu-Natal. We are an approved applicator of all the major brands. We only use the top of the range materials which are covered by a manufacturer’s quality guarantee of between 5 years (minimum) and 7 years. All our workmanship comes with a 3 year warranty. We have a policy of only employing experienced painters who have to pass a stringent trial period before employment.

We have:

  • More than 50 years experience in the paint / paint application industry.
  • A well trained and highly disciplined work force, well led by experienced and reliable supervisors.
  • A philosophy of generating customer confidence and loyalty by providing excellence in delivery and quality of products.

The Company is owned and run by William Cochrane and Mike Phillips. William runs all operations in Durban central, North Coast & South Coast and Mike covers Durban, Umhlanga and the Western inland areas.


William has been able to bring a high level of both quality control and productivity expertise to Dreamcoat. His contribution to the reputation that Dreamcoat enjoys in regard to quality at affordable prices is immeasurable. Apart from having experience in production management William adds exciting dimensions of drive and competitiveness to the Dreamcoat brand.


Mike is a dynamic entrepreneur with extensive skills and experience. As a project leader he is able to to identify the best solution to a redecoration project to provide you with a bespoke solution that will fit your individual needs in this ever adapting industry, his sound knowledge and expert advice keeps Dreamcoat  as a forerunner in the redecoration business.


James has been in the building and construction industry for 15 years and brings a vast amount of project management experience to the team. James heads up the Gauteng division.