Now that you’ve decided to paint your home you need to find the right painter. Here are a few questions to ask when trying to find one that is right for you!

Do you use subcontractors or are they employees of your business? Are they day laborers or do they actually work for you? Many companies choose to use day laborers or subcontractors to save on costs. After all, they don’t have to pay taxes or insurance on them and there are plenty to choose from.

How long have you been in business? “Larry” that has been a painter for 10 years is not the same as a company that has been in business for 10 years. It doesn’t hurt to ask how much experience the crew has that is coming out to complete the painting project.

Are you licensed and insured? A painter that is ready to paint your house for practically nothing or any contractors can be very affordable, but they aren’t necessarily licensed or insured. Think about this, if an uninsured, unlicensed painter falls on your property, what do you think will happen?

What is the process and timeline for my project? Understanding what will happen once you sign a contract is very important. This will help clear up any additional questions you may have or some questions you haven’t thought of yet. It will give you piece of mind and allow you to feel more comfortable with the changes that are going to happen in your home.

Homeowners should never feel that they “can’t ask a question” ask as many questions as you can think of. Another good thing to do is ask your neighbors who they use and best of all, check their online reviews. If you follow these steps you should be hiring the perfect painter.

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