The question, “how is your warranty program funded?” will probably get you some puzzled responses. The fact is, most contractors have never even considered how to pay the expenses associated with warranty callbacks, and some contractors just seem to vanish when they get a warranty call. A professional contractor will be preparing for callbacks (they will happen, even to the best contractors) by including a line item in their budget for warranty work. Ask the question and see what kind of response you get. Sometimes, how the question is answered is more important than the answer itself!
May I see a written job description for your employees? (And does it outline what skills they need to have at certain stages of their career?)How do you conduct training?How often do you conduct training?Have the owners, managers and estimators attended classes or additional training in the past year or so?Feared Question #7 – “I’m Concerned About Safety. Do You Have A Written Safety Program Or Any On-Going Safety Training For Your Workers?” .
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All business owners need many of the same basic skills, such as good communication skills to maintain positive relationships with customers. Attention to detail is as essential as a steady hand in the painting industry. Math skills are equally important for accurately measuring surface areas, estimating the amount of paint needed and calculating time and labor costs. Creative thinking skills are also essential, since unforeseen problems such as dry rot, termite or water damage can sometimes arise. What is the growth potential for a house painting business?
I agree completely — never paint over wallpaper! My house is very old and the original owners had wallpaper (layer upon layer) in every room in the house — even the bathrooms. Then the last owner painted over the wallpaper. Yikes! What a mess. So glad most of it is gone but it was a chore. Thanks for the great tips to painting the house. Quality tools are key (and patience). Lisa February 25, 2015 A Beautiful Mess February 25, 2015
For some homeowners, hiring a painting contractor feels like stepping up to the roulette wheel: it’s a gamble with unknown odds. Most give up early in the hope of finding a great painter and a great price. However, you can eliminate the risk by following these simple rules for finding a stellar painting contractor who can complete your home improvement project.
Ignacio and his team was great , the house looks great ! Everyone is professional and they took the time to caulk everything so the paint job was perfect....
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In his life and career, Ilan says he never forgets to consider the impact of his work on future generations. “As a professional, I believe in doing things honestly and with integrity—not only because what goes around comes around, but because we need to leave a good place for our children to inherit. That’s why my team and I make an effort to implement eco-friendly measures in our work whenever possible. With everything we do, we want to make sure we’re doing right by the planet and the people who inhabit it.”
Great customer service, I am really happy with the work Ignacio and his workers did on the painting job.
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Older homes often have a charm or coziness that newer homes can’t replicate. Plus, they come with well-loved details like built-in shelving, original wood floors or quirky architectural details.
A professional proposal that is detailed with specifications that list the services you have agreed to have performed and can guide the crew during their work.A specific system for executing each phase of the project (such as set up, preparation, surface protection, paint application, clean up, etc.)All changes to the project (additions or deletions) communicated in writing and signed by both parties.A system for the crew to check and cross-check their work.An end-of-project walk-through where the project manager walks the job with the client to assure satisfaction.
Mayco painting was amazing. They were on time, clean, and paid attention to detail. I found them on Google and couldn't be happier to recommend them to anyone needing a painter.
For the EmeraldPro Painting homepage, the designers opted to focus on the company’s various different services. The consistent branding is further enhanced by the use of navy and green throughout. Of course, the latter color works great for a company with “emerald” in its name.
Serving Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties (San Jose/Saratoga in the South, Up the Peninsula… Metro Painting Co. is a full-service painting contractor that serves residential, commercial and industrial clients throughout the Bay Area. The company handles interior and exterior painting projects of all types, including those designated by property managers and homeowners’ associations. It… Read more