A bad paint job on a beautiful home can actually decrease the value of your home. But, when the same paint is applied by professional house painters, your home can take on a whole new persona – and increase it tenfold in value.
Professional painters will spend the time needed to prepare your home – either inside or out – before the paint is applied, and many house painting companies offer added services such as carpentry, caulking, drywall repair and staining.
If decorating isn’t your forte’ and you’re not sure which colors to choose for your home, many professional painting companies offer design consulting. This one service can save you tons of money and time. It ensures that you don’t have to repeat the job because you can’t stand the color of paint you chose.
Adding value to your home means that you must have high quality paint and that it must be applied by painters who offer high quality services. If you’re on a restricted budget, most painting contractors will work closely with you to give you the quality you desire at a price you can afford.
So, don’t let finances hold you back from acquiring professional painters to paint your home. It’s better to go slowly and have the job done properly rather than quickly slap a coat of paint on and have it peel and deteriorate later.
Before you choose a company to paint your home, find out all you can about them. An online search can reveal many companies near your home and most times you can see at a glance what types of services they offer.
The next step will be the interview process. Any good paint contractor should be able and ready to answer all your questions and to also provide references. You should have your questions ready and they should include:
• Does the house painting company offer a free estimate?
• What types of services do they offer (for example, patching holes, power washing and carpentry work)?
• What type of paint do they use? If you live in an area of extreme weather conditions, this is especially important.
• Do they remove all trim and exterior items such as gutters before painting?
• How soon can they begin the job and when would they finish?
You get the idea. Write down a list of questions and make sure you get answers before choosing a company to paint your home.
Painting your home is always a good investment and will definitely increase the value of your home if done right. Always choose professional house painters to ensure that you get the ones who will give you the most value for your home and money.
Wayne Turner began his entrepreneurial career house painting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He has since gone on to publish the House Painters in New York website.
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