There’s a room or two in your home or office that could use a fresh coat of paint, so you’ll need to hire a contractor to do the job. But before you make your choice, you should ask a few questions that will make you happy with your decision.
One of the first things to take care of is learning how long the painting company has been around. A business that has been established for years will probably have a list of clients. You can search through this online or in person, to decide whether the company is ideal for you. Experienced painting contractors are more likely to understand the job you want to be done, even if you have special requests.
Ask the painting contractor how long the job will take. This will give you time to rearrange your schedule accordingly if you need to work in a new area while your business is being painted. Asking the contractor for a time estimate will also let you know whether you have to stop using a couple of the rooms in your home until the painting job is done—once you know how long it will take, you’ll be prepared.
Before you officially hire the contractor, you should view a detailed proposal. The document should detail all the materials that are needed for the painting job, and every task that will be completed. You and the painting contractor should both sign the proposal; this way, you won’t be responsible for buying additional supplies once the contractor has started the job.
To get the best painting contractor for the job, ask your friends, and loved ones for a few recommendations. You can also search online for the websites and addresses of painting contractors that are close to your home or place of business.