A Preferred Painting Contractor

Thorn Group has been a preferred paint contractor for what is now more than 40 years. But, how have we grown and become such a successful paint company in this time? Here, we’ll go deeper into our history as a painting company, and what sets us apart from the competition!

Thorn Group began life in Johannesburg, South Africa. Since then, we have opened and maintained satellite offices in Cape Town, Nelspruit, Durban, and Harare. Since its inception, we have also branched outwards into damp proofing and other roofing services.

Over our long and illustrious history, we have been painting contractors for premises of all kinds. These include residential, commercial, and industrial properties. Where possible, we have always strived to exceed customer expectations, in all endeavours we undertake.


The Thorn Group has been operating for over 40 years. We’ve established ourselves as a reliable supplier and service provider in that time.

A Trusted Paint Contractor

Since our establishment, we have constantly moved from one strength to the next. One of these strengths is being a reliable paint company in most of South Africa’s major cities, and also outside out borders! As well as a painting company, we offer damp proofing, roofing, and waterproofing services in:

  • Johannesburg
  • Pretoria
  • Cape Town
  • Nelspruit
  • Harare.

A Paint Company and More

As a trusted paint contractor, we serve the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors. Specifically, we are able to provide our services to the following:

  • Residential complexes
  • Estates
  • Commercial office parks
  • Shopping centres
  • Industrial warehouses
  • Hotels
  • Airport Terminals

We’ve handled projects such as these, and much more. We’re a painting contractor that provides nothing less than the very best!

An Approved Painting Company

We excel as a painting contractor, but also provide damp proofing, roofing, and waterproofing services. Over the last 40 years, we have worked hand in hand with several big names. These have included property developers, body corporates, facilities managers, private clients, and more.

All major paint manufacturers in South Africa have labeled us as “Approved Applicators”. These names include:

  • Plascon
  • Dulux
  • Prominent Paints

So, look no further for your next high-quality, service oriented paint company!


We offer painting services, but also waterproofing, damp proofing, and roofing services.

Water Proofing Solutions

As well as a preferred painting company, we offer top notch waterproofing services. As with our other offers, we commit ourselves to service excellence. We ensure customer satisfaction through experienced teams and expert supervision. Our philosophy has always been to see to the customer’s needs first. This means you!

Damp Proofing Solutions

One of the most frequent problems facing any home or business owner is damp. Dealing with damp is a near constant threat, and should be your top priority. As a paint contractor, we also have an intricate understanding of identifying and dealing with damp issues. What’s more, we do so quickly and efficiently.

With Thorn Group, we save money and time before the problem becomes insurmountable. With top-of-the-range damp proofing products, we will address all damp issues in no time. Our friendly and professional service returns guaranteed results. Turn to us for a comprehensive and complete damp proofing solution.


Knowing our history and capabilities as a painting contractor, it’s easy to see why we should be your go-to company. Thorn Group is proud to be a leading painting company, and are grateful to serve to perfection!

Have a question or query? Thorn Group can assist you! Contact Us Today!