Problem Solvers: Local company offers to paint woman’s home

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A woman contacted FOX 4 Problem Solvers after a painter she hired and gave money to, failed to complete the job she needed done.

Desi Goans called FOX 4 Problem Solvers for help after the painter she gave a $750 deposit failed to do the job he promised. In fact, most of the time, she said he even failed to show up.

The painter at first agreed to refund her money, but that never happened. Goans, a foster mother of two young children, said without that refund she and her husband had no idea how they would manage to scrape together enough money to hire someone else to paint their home.

But it turns out Goans didn’t need to worry. After her story aired on FOX 4 News, Mike Othic of Affordable Paint and Deck in Gladstone, Missouri, offered to paint Goans’ home for free.

“After I heard her story on television, it just really hit me the wrong way,” Othic said. “It’s not right. It gives the painting industry a bad name.”

In a single day, Othic’s crew turned the Goans’ home from eyesore to eye catching.

“Problem solved, definitely problem solved,” Goans said as she gave Othic a big hug.

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