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Hiring a Professional Painting Company

The results from painting your house are as a result of the painter used, the materials used and the methods used. You should not be among the customers who complain how it did not work for them. Before hiring a painter, you need to ask some questions. Do not sign any contract or pay deposits before asking questions discussed in this article. The answers you get will determine the services expected from the painting company you are about to hire. Painting is costly. You cannot risk your hard earned cash. You must get the best painter.

Business history

painterAsk the company about their history. How long have they been in the business? Why did they start the painting company and how did it come through? What is their biggest challenge and what do they enjoy most about painting. The whole idea behind all the questions is getting a passionate and creative painter. Do not settle for less.


It is important to ask if they are insured. If the painters get hurt during the job will you be held liable? They should have invested in the best safety measures and practices but who knows, accidents happen. Painting involves heights where ladders and other equipment are used.

Business size

Asking about the size of the company is a clever idea. Some companies are a one-person show with one or two helpers. There is nothing wrong with this, but you cannot trust them with big projects. It will take them long. Other companies have many employees so that work is done faster. For companies with many employees, you should ask how they select their employees. The employees must be qualified with the right skills.

Business methods

painting toolsMany painting companies use brushes, rollers, and spray equipment. This way work will be done fast with neat results. It is, however, important to hear it from the horse’s mouth, do not assume. Ask the company the painting methods used. Some companies have not invested in quality equipment. With poor equipment’s quality is not guaranteed.


Does the company offer a guarantee? Painting products have a guarantee to last a certain period. Some companies, however, increase the guarantee to satisfy their customers. If their work does not meet your expectations, they should fix it. It is therefore important to ask if they give guarantees. You should only consider hiring a company if you are satisfied by the answers given to the above questions.