Residential paint contractors can make your house painting projects go quickly and smoothly and can give you great results…if you hire the right one. The opposite is also possible, they can leave you with less than stellar results, charge more than you expected or take longer to complete the project than they should. That’s why it is so important to know what you are getting into before you hire someone.
Good paint contractors should have a license (although some states do not require licensing). You also should ask how long they have been in business and whether or not they have insurance. Maryland licenses are available on the DLLR website.
Find out if they offer any guarantees or warranties on their work. If they are willing to offer a guarantee then they more than likely do quality work.
Check Out Their Reputation and References
The best way to make sure that a company or individual painter is really qualified and will stand behind their promises before hiring them is to look into their reputation & references. To learn more about residential paint contractors before hiring them, including where to find real customer reviews, who to ask for recommendations, and how to get insight into their past work and experience, there are several sources:
- Home Advisor
- Google Places Reviews: Search “Your city residential painters”
- Your City website, ours is Frederick.com
- Better Business Bureau, check for complaints
- Superpages, Yellowpages, Manta.