What should I look for when hiring a painting contractor?
It can be hard to find the perfect painting contractor but there are a few things to look for to find the perfect contractor. One of the first things to look for is if they are licensed, bonded, and insured because this covers all bases to give safety to every job so you can rest easy. Other things to look for are references and reviews to see what other customer experiences were so you know what to expect.
Can I see examples of work you’ve done in the past?
As part of your research into our company you may want to see jobs that we have done previously as examples. This is perfectly fine and we are ready to show you a gallery of work we have done in the past to not only give reference to what you can expect with us as your contractors but to also give you ideas of colors and accents you can use in your home as well.
How is the price of my paint job determined?
There are many factors to consider when getting an estimate ready for a client. The price of a paint job can vary from person to person depending on the area that is needing paint, colors that are chosen, the extent of surface preparation, and of course the amount of covering needed for things like plants and furniture. We can discuss all of this with our consultation and give a quote on the same day of what you would be looking at price wise and how we figure that specific number.
How will my property be protected when the paint job is done?
For interior paint jobs we ask that you remove any delicate items you may have in the room and use clean drop clothes for the reamining furniture and items. If the paint job will be done outside, we use coverings for shrubs and bushes to guarantee no paint splatter or chips are left behind. We are committed to leaving your personal property in a nice and orderly shape after each job is completed and take care of any waste or mess left behind to keep your property protected and looking great.
Do I need to remove everything from the room to paint?
No. We only ask that you remove delicate items or smaller items that could get in the way or be broken. As for furniture and light fixtures, our team can move those items as needed and keep them protected throughout your paint job.
What are the different types of paint sheens?
The sheen of paint refers to the light reflectivity of the painted surface. There are different degrees of sheen varying from no shine to a high gloss finish that each have its advantages. The different sheens available in the order of their reflectiveness is as follows: flat finish, eggshell finish, satin finish, semi-gloss finish, and high-gloss finish.
How do I know if I have lead paint?
Lead paint can be a dangerous paint to deal with and odds are that if your home was built before 1978 you may have it. Lead paint can be tested to be confirmed and if confirmed our team of professionals are trained to handle it. We can remove lead paint safely without chips being left around or disposed of improperly giving you peace of mind.
Can I leave my house while you paint?
Yes! You are free to go about your day as you normally would or leave to run errands if needed. Ther eis nor worry about having to stay home for the entire process of us painting. Our company is licensed, bonded, and insured so there is no need to worry if you have to step our for errands or work.
What happens if it starts raining while you are painting my house?
Our team keeps a close eye on not just the forecast of the weather but the radar as well to get a full idea of what the intended weather for your project day will be. We try to schedule our jobs ont he days that there is no anticipated rain, however, nature can have a mind of its own. There is no need to worry though because if it does rain we simple pack up and continue our work once it has stopped and gets a chance to be dry.
How can I maintain my interior paint job?
There are many cases that your interior paint job could use a cleaning whether there are smudges, handprints, or some dirt along windows and doorknobs. Removing dirt before it gets out of hand is key in keeping your paint job looking its best. Frequently check for dirt in areas where cooking is done, light fixtures are, or places that are simply hand level. Use only mild detergents with a sponge or soft cloth to keep these areas clean and only resort to harsher cleaners if necessary.