There are a few important guidelines you can follow to help choose a great painting contractor.

Tip 1 – Make sure the painter visits you on site and has a good understanding of the work to be completed. This will ensure that you’re both on the same page when it comes to what is expected and you should both feel confident that everything has been quoted correctly.

Tip 2 – Ask for 3 references of residential or commercial customers that the painting contractor has done work for previously. Even if you don’t intend on calling them, the willingness of the painter to provide this information can tell you a lot about them.

Tip 3 – Always make sure that you get a written quote either on the spot or by email following the initial visit.

Tip 4 – A good painter will communicate how many quotes are required, they’ll recommend a finish if you haven’t decided on one yourself and they’ll also advise on paint tones. You’ll be surprised how many different types of white there are….

Tip 5 – A great marking of a quality painting contractor is if they can provide you with flexibility. If you change your mind along the way or if you would like to save money on materials, painting contractors should have the ability and skills to provide you with alternatives.

Tip 6– When you have found a potential painting contractor, have a list of questions to ask him or her when you meet.

Tip 7 – Professional contractors will have uniforms and presentable vehicles. They should be forthcoming with information about how they intend to complete the job and understand that if you’ve never hired a painter before, there will be questions that you don’t even know need answering. If don’t get a good feeling, don’t employ them, there are plenty more painters out there.

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