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Factors to Look Out For When Hiring a Painting Contractor

It can be frustrating calling painting contractors or looking them up on Google or Yelp especially if you aren’t sure who to trust. In order to get the painting job done at a reasonable or affordable price, you’ll want to look out for certain factors. Start having conversations with painting contractors you are interested in and ask plenty of questions when it comes to their exterior or interior painting process. Trust local general contractors such as Roy Briley General Contracting, we are open to answer any questions or concerns you may have.

Does your painting contractor understand color theory?

When discussing your next painting project, you’ll want to speak with a painting contractor who is truly dedicated and invested in your home goals. One of the main principles in painting your home is choosing the right color or color palette. Ask your painting contractor which colors are suitable for certain moods and inquire him/her about tones, tines, and shades. Depending on the style or theme you are looking for, and the color of your furniture and flooring, a great painting contractor can give you color options that will be communicated in a way that makes sense to you and your home.

“Interview” the painting contractors you have in mind

As you come up with a list of potential painting contractors to choose from, come up with a list of questions to ask. If the painting contractor sounds too busy or doesn’t fully answer your questions, you can assume that they are either busy or too entitled about what they know or do. While you are on the phone with them, compare pricing. Stray away from choosing the contractor with the lowest bid price although it can be tempting to do so. You will want to hire a contractor that offers prices at a reasonable level with a fair competition.

Hire a painting contractor such as Roy Briley General Contracting, as we are open to any tough or dumb questions you may have as well as great pricing options when it comes to getting your home painted.

Discuss finishing options that are suitable for your home

A skilled painting contractor will ensure that your home is painted correctly as well as maintained for in the future. Choosing the right finishing option is crucial and should not be overlooked. Discuss with your potential painting contractor about what paint finishes they offer and which one would be right for the area or room of your home. Some finishes are designed to prevent smudges or collect dirt such as a gloss or satin which works great if you have kids running around. There are also other finishing options such as matte that may give your home a modern, bold look.

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