Things To Know Upon Hiring Professional Painters
These days, house painting has already been recognized as one of the most DIY-friendly jobs. Although this is the case, it is still essential for you to consider hiring a professional when it comes to painting and/or repainting your home. Maybe you already have decided to hire a pro and save yourself of all the hassle and stress brought about by home interior decorating. Here are some of the things you should know upon hiring professional painters.
What do professional painters do? Apart from painting all kinds of surfaces in your home, these painters also preps these surfaces like stripping the wallpaper and wood sanding. They also search and purchase the materials needed and offer ideas regarding new colors, patterns and finishes. In most cases, they also supervise crews.
When you should hire one? It is greatly recommended for you to hire professional painters for both interior and exterior painting jobs on your home. Painting job, especially on the home exterior is a tricky job, as well as accident prone which you might not want to handle yourself.
How much will it cost you? Prices may vary depending on the contractor, the skill and work involved and on the surface that is going to be painted. Usually, painters charge according to the surface area rather than the hourly rate. In addition to the labor costs, you also need to consider the costs of paints and other materials that are needed for the project.
Check on the necessary repairs and take care of them. Make sure that you have inspected the areas to be painted, and have them checked for rot and decay. You can ask the professional painters to do this for you, since it will be easier for them to spot the structural deficiencies and defects that your home may have. Make sure that these defects are taken care of first before you start the house painting project. Also, if your house was built in the 70s, it is recommended for you to contact a qualified lead expert because chances are, there might still be some lead paint in the original layers of paint.
Indeed, home painting looks so easy, exciting and enjoyable, but it seems to be tough in real life. However, you don’t have to make it as tough as it already is. All you need to have is careful planning and execution to this plan. Index Coatings have served Perth for over 20 years and provide the best painting service in the region.