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Choosing the Right Painter – How to Choose the Best

When it comes to picking out the right painter for the job, a better option would be to ask your friends or family for recommendations. Apart from this, you can also go ahead and ask the local painters for quotes. Apart from this, here’re a few pointers that you can use to select the best painter for the job. Just know that price alone cannot be a factor here and that’s why it makes sense to check their past customer feedback. And once you have settled on the right painter, you can move ahead with the painter. The right one can help make your home look ‘out of this world’.

  • The preparation: There are various ways that a painter will prep the room and if required, the whole house before they start painting it. When it comes to painters in Wellington, you will find that most professional painters will either sand the exterior and will opt to use paint or stain. This is one of the ways that painters usually prep their site, and as a result, the room or the home will be vacated temporarily. Due to sanding and especially with antique homes, the process will cause lead paint flakes to mix with the air. And breathing it in will impact your health which is all the more reason to ensure that you do vacate your home temporarily, while the painting is still ongoing.
    Keep the mess down: When it comes to painters, you may want to find out if they are messy painters or clean painters. For example, you would most certainly not want to end up with paint splashes all over the curtains or the new sofa set, or even on the television. And that is why it makes sense to double-check their work and find out more about it. Again, their customer feedback should come in handy and enable you to select the right painter. So make sure that you check on their backgrounds and determine if they are professional through and through.
  • Vet their work: When it comes to contract workers to paint your home, you may be pressed for time and would not have the required free time to supervise their work, comings, and goings. And that is why you need to inform them to work on your home for the contracted hours and to sign in when they start and sign off at the end of the day. This is why you need to vet their work to ensure that they don’t bill you for work that’s not done or incomplete. So make sure that you check the work done, at the end of each working day.
  • Check the label: Even though it sounds childish, it is always a good idea to check the labels on all the paint cans. For starters, you can confirm that the paint is of the right sort and type that the painters are contracted to paint your home with; and for another, you can check how old the paints are and whether they are too old to be used. So always make a point of checking the labels on the can, every time.

This is how you go about selecting the right painter. Just make sure that the painters paint your home, just as you had wanted it.