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How to Choose a Painter for your Home Painting Project

Posted by Katie Walsh on Dec 27, 2017 11:02:00 AM

When deciding to freshen up the look of your home, an interior painting or exterior painting project may be just what you need! There are many things to consider when undergoing a home painting project, and hiring an expert will make the process go smoothly from start to finish.

The first step to a successful painting project is choosing a reliable house painter to complete the job. When doing research on local painters, consider these four things before hiring a painting company:

4 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Painting Company

Experience
Does the painter have years of relevant experience? Choosing a painting company who has completed projects similar to yours will ensure they have the knowledge and understanding of your project type. Select a local painter with experience in residential homes, rather than a painting company who works
strictly on commercial office buildings. The painter should be able to recommend materials and techniques that work best for your project type.


Formal Estimate
Does the contractor provide a formal estimate? Meeting with the painting contractor in person will ensure that they have a full understanding of your home and the project at hand. The contractor should provide a written estimate and discuss any questions or concerns you may have.


Professionalism
Are you hiring a professional painting company? Though hiring a professional painter may not be the cheapest option, it is the best option and will save you a lot of time and effort. The painting crew should arrive in uniform and on time to prepare the project effectively. Once the job is complete, a full cleanup should be performed.


Online Reviews
Does the house painter have a reputable online reputation? Online reviews are like today’s reference list. It allows you to get an understanding of how the painting company works and what you can expect from your experience with them. Read through the reviews on various sites like, Google, Yelp and Facebook. Choose a local painting company with over 4-stars.


By factoring in each of these four things when choosing a local house painter, you can be confident your painting company will be reliable, and produce a beautiful end result. If you're curious about our options, visit our pricing page, give us a call, or click the link below!

 

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Topics: Exterior Painting, Interior Painting

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