To obtain the quality of paint job finishing one wants for their premises it is essential that one hire a professional. A painting company has the skill, training and expertise to provide quality work to their clients. Thus if you are planning to do a renovation or Exterior House Painting to your home or building, it is a smart move to hire a professional painter. Below are considerations when hiring a painter.
Hiring A Painting Company
Get a list of companies
Start by getting a list of painting companies that you can consider for hiring. A search on local directories and online will generate a couple of companies that one can call and get more information about. One can also talk to people who have done a paint job and request for referrals. This is a sure way of getting a reputable company, for satisfied clients gladly give recommendations of painters who provided excellent quality service.
Consider the credential
The credentials of a company are critical for one to verify. The company needs to have a license to operate. The painting process requires the use of some solvents and products that may be hazardous. It is thus critical that the company has insurance. This will protect the crew and you in the event of an unforeseen incident or accident. Ensure to get proof of these credentials.
Request client references and past work
Talk to the company and ask them to give you references of work they have done. Qualified painters will have a list of clients they have done work for and will willingly give you, they will also have proof of work they have done both before and after images. Take time to call this references and even visit to know about the quality and finishing of the paint job and also if the client was satisfied with the work that was done.
Get the cost
The company should be able to send a team to come and evaluate the work that needs to be done to be able to provide a written estimate of the cost. As the client, you need to state your expectations clearly of the job. The estimate should have a detailed description of the preparation to be done, the number of coats to be applied, the cost of the paint and the brand and the cost of labor. Find out about the warranty policy and what the terms are.
Once you are satisfied with the research, you have done pick the company that best fits what you are looking for. Ensure to sign a contract of agreement of the work to be done, cost, timeline, warranty and payment terms.