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There’s more to it than just painting houses. For example, like any other small business owner, those who own house painting companies aren’t immune from cash flow problems. When the cash river of a painting business runs dry, you’re unable to buy supplies, market your business and pay contractors and employees. You may have a hard time making insurance and tax payments too.
The Lenzen Contracting, Inc. website leverages images to tell a summarized but compelling story of the company’s services. As part of its branding, the vibrant colors used in the various images help showcase its competency in service provision.
“A lot of people like to prime the entire room,” Marchesi says. “I never thought it was necessary, especially with paint now-a-days in which you find primer in it already. However, if you’re going to do a lighter paint color over a darker existing paint color, it’ll show through, even after two coats. That’s when you want to prime.”
C.) Demand a copy of the scope of work that they intend to perform on your job. A scope of work will outline exactly what the painting contractor will be doing for you, step-by-step, to complete your project.
For big jobs, bids can vary by tens of thousands of dollars. Chances are that lower bids mean less prep. Or they could use cheaper materials, or they may not follow time-consuming safety protocol, or don’t pay their workers a living wage. On the other end of the spectrum, some painters may jack up the price based on your zip code or even because they don’t really need or want your business. In order to truly compare apples to apples, i.e. really understand what you money is buying, you need a detailed proposal from all your contractors.
Painting your ceilings in addition to your walls allows for straighter lines and is a lot more forgiving when performing touch-ups. This helps reduce extra costs that may arise from hard to reach ceiling spaces.
We are very pleased with the professional work done by Mayco Painting. The painting exterior of our house now looks beautiful. We highly recommend this company. Great service!
Because when done properly, home improvement painting has many more benefits to offer.
While it is certainly possible to be a decent painting contractor and not own a website, the best contractors are also successful business people. They understand that today’s consumer is looking for instant information, and a website will include all the details homeowners are looking for: references, before and after photos, details of services, contact information and history of the company, owner and staff.
An exterior paint job, whether just a touch-up or a whole house makeover, can improve your home's appearance and value. Several variables affect the cost, namely, size, location, paint choice, and siding materials. The following cost table offers national averages for a variety of exterior components.
Clean up interior walls and trim of smudges, nicks and dings: When you’re used to all the little dings and scratches that have appeared on your walls over the years, it’s easy to overlook the small damages and forget they’re even there. But when you’re looking for an easy way to update your house, this is one of the simplest things you can do. A new coat of paint can cover up those marks and quickly give your home a facelift.
Oh wow, this looks like SO much work! I guess I have been renting in big cities for so long and not painting myself. However, any time my family does they DIY – and it’s always a much better, more creative job than when they pay someone!! The whole house is your canvas =) Kathryn February 25, 2015
When hiring a painting company to paint your condo or apartment building’s common areas, there’s a few things to consider. First, you typically need approval from your building’s board for the work and budget.
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