When you’re hiring an outside contractor to paint your home, you want to ensure you’re getting the best. That means doing your homework beforehand, and asking the proper questions of your potential contractors. That will ensure you’re getting a trustworthy contractor who will do quality work at fair prices.
Here are five questions you should be sure you ask your painting contractor.
How Experienced Are They?
You want a company with years of experience producing high-quality work. You want a good, solid track record of success, rather than a brand new company with an unproven reputation. If possible, it’s also preferable to find a company who specializes in painting, rather than a jack-of-all-trades company. Premier Painters has been an industry leader for 20 years, so you know that we’re reliable and experienced.
Do They Sub-Contract?
Sometimes, the contractor you hire to paint your home won’t ever actually step into your home. You may think you’re making a deal with one company, but it turns out they’ll subcontract the work out to another company you’ve never heard of. A good, reputable painting will handle all aspects of the project themselves; that’s the only way they can keep true ownership over the quality of their work and maintain a high standard of service.
Are They Insured? Is there a Warranty?
You never hope something goes wrong, but a warranty and liability insurance are vital to care for the worst-case scenarios. Sometimes, jobs don’t go as expected, even for the most reputable companies. Accidents happen. Paint failure can occur. When a company’s work comes with a thorough warranty, you know that you won’t be on the hook if something goes wrong.
Do They Keep A Clean Work Site?
This isn’t just a work site – this is your home or business we’re talking about. You want to make sure your painting contractor treats it with respect and care. You don’t want someone who’s going to do a quick, sloppy job – that’ll have a huge negative impact on your experience while they’re working, and often indicates a lower-quality performance overall.
How Much Prep is Included in the Estimate?
The prep work is just as important as the actual painting. Different walls and different construction surfaces may require different amounts of preparation – and that could affect the quote and bottom line. You wouldn’t want unexpected charges or poor quality preparation on your job!
Contact Premier Painters today and speak to one of our knowledgeable representatives with your painting questions or to request a free quote!