Note: This document interprets provisions within secs. 77.51 and 77.52, Wis. Stats.; and sec. Tax 11.68, Wis. Adm. Code.
A typical two-story home with common wood siding and 1500 sq.ft. area would cost $2,500 to $3,000 to paint the entire exterior. Remodeling Terms Cheat Sheet Definitions in laymen's terms, cost considerations, pictures and things you need to know. 1 Popcorn ceiling: A spray-on or paint-on treatment for the upper interior surface of a room which has a rough curd-like texture and is used to hide imperfections, absorb sound, and reduce echoes 2 Level: The process of evening out the ground's surface, making it either flat or sloped. 3 Primers: Preparatory coat applied to materials (drywall, wood, metal, etc.) before painting to ensure paint adhesion, extend paint durability, and help seal and protect the surface to be painted 4 Scaffolding: A temporary structure used during construction/maintenance/painting projects to raise and support workers (or one worker), required materials, and equipment 5 Sanded: Process of removing the top surface of a material, such as wood, using sandpaper and/or a specialized sanding machine (for large surface areas) 6 Stucco: A type of durable plaster finish made of aggregates, a binder, and water (traditionally Portland cement, sand, and water) used on masonry, walls, ceilings, and decorative moldings 7 Mortar: A mixture of Portland cement or lime or a combination of both, sand, and water used to bind bricks, stones, and concrete masonry units together 8 Pad: A cushion placed under a carpet to absorb impact, thus extending the life of the carpet 9 Drywall: Type of plasterboard, commonly used to build walls and ceilings, composed of gypsum that is layered between sheets of heavy paper 10 Joints: (Also known as Seams) A fold, line, or groove where two pieces of material join together 11 Spackle: A paste, composed of gypsum plaster, glue, and water, used to repair holes and cracks in plaster before painting or wallpapering 12 Plaster: A paste composed of sand, water, and either lime, gypsum, or cement, which forms a smooth hard surface on walls, ceilings, and other structures upon drying 13 Vinyl: A synthetic plastic made from ethylene and chlorine. Vinyl has many applications in the construction industry and it is widely used in sidings, window frames, roofing and gutters, among others 14 Lead: A naturally occurring heavy metal that is highly toxic to humans, and has been used in paint, gasoline, piping, and other applications .
• House built before the 1978 lead paint ban? If so, you'll probably want a lead-paint-certified pro to properly seal off rooms and do required testing and cleanup to minimize exposure. (These may sound like expensive tasks, but they're usually not.)
Remember that you will need lift and ladders, prep materials such as power washers, cleaning agent, scrub brushes, a bleach for mildew, pails, among other things, drop cloths, masking tape, rags, paint removers, and many other materials. Skills and experience needed: Do you have them?Time and labor needed: Is it available?
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If you hire a contractor for a painting job, you’ll want some assurances in the form of guarantees or warranties. Knowing the importance of warranties, some companies even give unrealistically long warranties such as 10 years, 20 years or even lifetime warranties. The sad fact is that most of these companies will be out of business long before their warranties expire. So what is a realistic warranty that you can trust? Here’s what you should look for in a great warranty:
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But I won't just tell you what to do, or how to do it - I will also explain why, so that you can actually learn to see and use paint and color like a pro.
A painting contractor should have two types of insurance, Workmen’s Compensation, and Comprehensive Business Liability. Workmen’s Compensation protects the workers and you from liability while they are working on your property. Comprehensive Business Liability protects your property from damage by the contractor.
With hundreds of different paint brands on the market, how do you know which is the right one for you? Price and quality vary, so it’s good to do your research.
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Of course, there is no set timeline since every home is different. However, there are some guidelines to follow, although several factors can change the timing.
A painting estimate can also vary based on other aspects, such as whether or not the project involves different types of surfaces (e.g. stucco, brick, wood, metal, etc.), molding with simple or intricate details, and additional elements like doors, window frames, sashes, shutters, roof overhang, porches, gutters and downspouts.
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Project management is important for contracted painting jobs because it helps with communication and lowers the chance of complaints. The fact is, contracting is the #1 source of consumer complaints in the state and project management is what triggers most calls to the State Contractor’s License Board and the Better Business Bureau. With a proper project management system in place, these complaints can be avoided and your job will be completed the right way.