10 things to consider before choosing a house painting company

Choosing the right painters may be a time consuming task, but you should spend more time on choosing the right painting company. Because if you can get a better painting company than others by spending more time, it will be worth your time and money. Here are the 10 things you have to consider before hiring a painting company: 

1. Licensed painting company

First of all, enquire that they are a licensed painting company. There are various painting organizations who claim they are good painters but they do not have license to do the painting. Make sure they have the painting license.

2. Experience

Know about their experience. Know about how many years they are in the trade. This will give you a clear idea about their skill and expertise.

3. Judge their knowledge

Ask them some technical questions. If you get appropriate answers, you will know about their experience and knowledge on products and procedures. Proper experienced and well knowledgeable painters take their time to get the perfection.

4. Know their plan of work

Some painters do not have a proper plan. As a result, you ended up getting an average painting finish. Professional painters always follow the plan and process, so know their step by step process for painting. Ask them about how many coats they will use for different surfaces.

5. Preparation work before painting

A good painting expert will always prepare the surface before they paint. Cleaning, sanding, priming, stripping etc. are the preparation work. The more preparation work they will do perfectly, the more you will get the perfect painting finish. Know about what steps they follow to prepare the surface. It will tell you about their quality of work.

6. Protection of the property

In general, good painters use drop sheets, plastic covers to cover the area to save the area from over painting. They will also move your belongings away from the painting zone so that no pain stain catches your belongings. If they ensure these actions, your painters are careful and qualified.

7. Choose the quote wisely

Do not rush for the cheapest quote, cheaper quote most certainly will have low quality product menu and low quality work. Don’t go for the expensive quote as well. Even if you go for the expensive one, make sure of their commitment and the quality of the products. Unless it will dig more money from you without providing the best quality.

Our other article will help you to understand the exterior painting cost for your house.

8. Know about their guarantee and warranty policy

Top painting companies always offer hassle free warranty and guarantee policy. That means whenever any painting issue arises, they will simply come and rectify the issue.

9. Communication

Ask them about whether there will be someone to answer calls or not to answer the questions. Sometimes, some painting organizations do not reach people when they get the deal. But this is a wrong practice. Ensure this before hiring them.

10. Online reviews and reputation

If the painting company is good, you will know from the user reviews and customer feedback. You can google the company and read the reviews. Also reach previous clients of the company and know their views.

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The Prestige House Painting team specialise in both exterior & interior house painting, as well as commercial painting! We love talking about painting & painting ideas and are always happy to help you make the right painting choice.

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