Before you hire a professional painter to coat the walls of your home, asking them a few initial questions can help you determine whether or not they’re the right contractor for the job. Your first question should inquire about their prepping process. Every skilled, experienced painter knows the importance of proper prep work, and they should be able to explain their prepping process to you when it comes to both their exterior and interior painting mechanisms.
- Before hiring a home painter, do your research and ask specific questions to find the right one for your job.
- Ask the painter if they plan on doing the work or if they are sub-contracting out to another painter.
- If it’s an outdoor paint job, ask the painter what their plan is in the event of inclement weather.
“Ask any potential painter to provide a thorough explanation of the kind of prep they recommend for your job and why. For exteriors, ask if they recommend scraping, sanding, or a full grinding.”