It’s a new year, new celebrations and everyone would love to change the colors on their walls to match their aesthetic for 2021. But having your home painted is a stressful task. Especially when you have no familiar contractors to call for the job, or have had a bad experience prior. We say pick up that phone and call Hynes Roofing and Siding for professional roof contractors in Ardmore and other areas of Pennsylvania. But before you do that, here are some tips to keep in mind when looking to hire an interior painter.
Researching a contractor before even sending out a quote request is at the top of this list. Often you’ll find that roofing companies that offer gutter and roofing services, or siding and window replacement services, also offer painting services. With these companies, it is easier to find out about proper licensing, insurance and customer reviews. But when you are hiring an independent contractor, you may have to dig a little deeper. Look up any and all online reviews, but also try to talk to neighbors or people you know who may have worked with the contractor before. Find out how their experience was and then ask for a quote. If possible, visit the house where they have worked before and take a look at the craftsmanship. If it seems adequate to you, go ahead with the job.
Whether you are hiring a company or an independent contractor, it is very important that you check with them about their licensing. If their answer doesn’t convince you, it is okay to politely enquire about receiving a copy of their license and licensing number. Professional painters and other multi-service contractors are required to have licensing that is specific to a state. Which gives them permission to carry out their business in different local areas. This will help you determine the legitimacy of their business.
Years of Experience
Just because a contractor is listed in various aggregator sites, does not mean they have enough experience to deliver the best quality work. Ask your painter for a portfolio of their recent jobs. Especially if you are springing for more expensive materials or have a lot of tricky corners that need a highly skilled hand to paint.
It is tempting to choose the painter who is willing to finish the work in an unbelievably low number of days and at a lower cost. But it is important not to cut corners when painting your whole house. Paint jobs are usually a long-term investment and you don’t want a contractor who will do a rushed job and leave you with peeling paint or uneven edges around your home that ruin the aesthetic. Look for a contractor in your budget who has the experience and the expert touch to deliver finesse.
A good contractor or painter with adequate experience and the right skillset will have no problem with giving you a guarantee or warranty on the job they have done. Judging by the weather conditions, your home and its structural makeup and even the paint used for the job, a contractor can give you a realistic estimate of how long the paint job will last you. If a painter isn’t willing to give you a warranty or guarantee on the paint job, look for another.
Hynes Roofing Contractors can help you with home painting, siding repairs, window replacement and several other home renovation projects. We are licensed, insured and have an expert team of contractors who can realise your vision for your home. Give us a call on (610)-890-5620 or fill out our contact form for a FREE estimate.