Painters are not obligated to move furniture but most will do what’s needed to get the job done. It’s a good idea for you to move any valuable or delicate items yourself before a painter arrives, that way you will ensure that nothing gets damaged.
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Wash walls to remove excess grease in the kitchens, take down window treatments and rods, remove artwork and shelving, pull furniture away from the walls or move it out of the room, take care of minor drywall repairs, remove outlet covers/switch plates, and lay down drop cloths.
Where you live can play a big factor in how lucrative your painting business can be. If you live in an area with high housing prices and with residents that have extra money to invest in home repairs, then you shouldn’t have any trouble finding work at fair rates. Homeowners associations often encourage and may even require homeowners to refresh the paint on the outside of their homes every few years. This means that if you keep your customers happy, they may keep coming back to you whenever they need a touch up. Drumming up new business is half the challenge, so if you can secure repeat customers, you’ll be off to a great start.
Great Plains Painting knows exactly what it takes to create a home exterior painting project that will bring beauty and value to your home. We’ve painted over 350 exteriors around Kansas City. We have the knowledge and expertise that you are looking for with regards to your next exterior painting project.
Looking for the perfect interior color for your home? Our design experts created this nifty interior painting color guide with the most popular interior color choices for any room!
We reach out to you before we even start so we can ask questions, talk about your design preferences, and discuss your goals for the project.
Plan your house painting around clear weather as your home’s surface needs to be completely dry, so the primer and paint adhere properly. Choose a day that has a relative humidity of around 50% with temperatures that remain consistent.
Aside from the size and the material of your home, there are several factors that affect how much it costs to paint your home. If you paint the home yourself you’ll almost certainly spend less than you would if you hired professional painters. If you’re doing a cost comparison, remember to include the cost of painting equipment when you’re tallying the cost of a DIY paint job. You’ll need a ladder, brushes and buckets in addition to the paint itself. For an interior job, you’ll probably want tape and a drop cloth.
Any company you hire should be licensed and insured in New Jersey. If sanding is required on a home built before 1978, you should also confirm they are Lead-Safe Certified from the EPA.
Less furniture means less time spent moving and covering items in your rooms. Accordingly, this means a cost savings of a few hundred dollars per floor you choose to paint.
If you’ve decided to purchase the paint yourself, follow these guidelines to find out how much paint you’ll need.
Power washing services for your deck and exterior home. Concrete power washing and pressure washing services.
Considering the factors outlined above, the average cost of painting can also vary from room to room.
Again, the final cost will vary depending on if extensive scraping or repairs are needed. Also, remember some painters may charge more or less per hour the $50-$75 I referenced above.