What Goes Into Choosing a Painting Contractor?

A new coat of paint inside the house can improve the mood of the occupants and leave a good impression on visitors. But that’s not all. Hiring a professional painting contractor ensures that your walls are protected from unwanted UV rays, dents, and allergens while maintaining their young and modern appearance. So what’s involved in choosing the best painting professional to improve your home interior?

Considering Budget

Budget is usually the least flexible factor for homeowners, and everyone prefers a higher ROI. While pricing shouldn’t be the only thing tipping the scales in a contractor’s favour, it nevertheless helps in comparing different companies.

Painting contractors can provide you with estimates depending on the following factors:

  • Number of rooms to paint
  • Wall heights
  • Condition of surfaces
  • Room size
  • Challenge level based on accessibility

Evaluate the long-term goals a painting contractor promises to fulfil for you and whether the cost is worth it.

Considering Multiple Options

You can find painters through various channels, such as the internet or your contacts, but there’s no assurance the names you come across will be reputable.

Among the first places to look when selecting a painter are:

  • Word-of-mouth advertising from people you know and trust
  • Trustworthy online review sites like Angie’s List
  • Websites like Better Business Bureau

A general rule of thumb is that contractors with more positive reviews are more committed to providing excellent service and going above and beyond for their clients. When making a final decision, it’s also important to ensure the company offers its workers with insurance coverage.

Considering Three Quotes

A little healthy competition between quotes is always welcome to maintain reasonable prices. Generally, you should get at least three quotes before settling on a price. This way, you can make picking from shortlisted companies easier.

Of course, some businesses may be swamped with work, and others may be terrible at customer service, so you may need to reach out to more than three to get the required bids.

A central tenet of Stirling Painting & Renovations is providing skilled professionals with opportunities to enhance the appearance of residential and commercial properties. In our 15 years of serving Lehigh Valley, we have prioritised providing our customers with seamless experiences. Give us a call for the best interior home painting job!