Painting Services – What services should I look for when choosing a painting contractor?

The type of painting contractor that you need is contingent upon what exactly you are looking for them to do for you and your home. With each additional painting service that you choose to add, the price will increase, but it can also be negotiated. For example, if you choose to do some of the preparation instead of having the painter do it (such as patching up minor holes in walls or moving furniture), it will save you some money.

Many contractors offer more services than just painting your home, be it either interior or exterior. The reason for offering their clients such an array of services is so that they’ll be the first company that comes to mind when the client decides that their homes need these types of repairs. Most clients will try to take care of everything all at once to save themselves more time by not having to schedule another time for the painters to come back. Depending on the company, they’ll offer some variations of:

  • Power washing
  • Minor carpentry
  • Dry rot repair
  • Deck refurnishing
  • Minor drywall repairs
  • Cabinet refinishing
  • Antiquing
  • Caulking
  • Trenching
  • Priming
  • Patios
  • Porches

Some painting contractors offer services that they can’t do themselves, so they hire other people to assist you. If this is the case, then the painting and other services cannot be done on the same day unless you have planned it out beforehand so that all of the workers are on your property at all the same time. When your contractor comes to your house for the initial estimate about the painting aspect, he or she will often make recommendations and inquire if you would like any additional painting services for the workers to perform while they are on site.

For any inquiries about the services we provide for our clients, call us at (407) 448-4932.


About Keith Daniel

Keith Daniel is the author of "The 20 Year Paint Job" and has been a professional painter for over 25 years. He paints over 500 homes per year and maintains a A+ BBB business rating because of Keith attention to detail and desire to never have an unsatisfied client. Call Keith today at (407) 448-4932 to get advice on painting your home.