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Overview

Do not make an impulsive decision to hire a painter. Just because a close friend or a relative recommended a painting service in Mississauga, you do not need to hire them blindly. Ask questions, solve your doubts and learn how the company will work on the walls of your home. Be curious and find out everything about the home painting company because you are going to give them access to your home.

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Questions to ask before hiring a Painting Company

Painting Companies Questions

As you look for the best painters in Mississauga to complete your residential or commercial painting project, you will find that there are many companies and individuals out there who would like to win your business. Choosing the cheapest quote alone is not the safest course of action because you do not know if that will lead you to a qualified and trustworthy company.

Instead, you must do your due diligence when getting to know perspective painting companies. When you receive a quote from the company, be sure to ask plenty of questions, including the following.

 

How Much Experience Does Your Company Have?

First, you will want to choose a painting company that has a strong body of previous work. Find out how many years the company has been in business and how many projects they have completed during that time. A reputable company will have a decent record of their work and will be eager to show you a successful portfolio.

What Are Your Specialties?

Some Mississauga painting companies specialize in certain types of painting. For example, some might have much more experience working on commercial properties, industrial spaces, or the exteriors of buildings. If the specialties do not match the work you need completed, this does not necessarily mean the company is not a good match, but a company that does specialize in what you need can be a great advantage.

Are You Certified and Insured?

Companies that are certified have proven that they have gone through all of the necessary training and other requirements to receive that certification, giving you peace of mind that they are qualified. An insured company also provides you with protections, reducing the risk that you will be held liable for any accidents that might occur during the work.

Who Will Be Doing the Painting?

It can be very upsetting to be impressed with a particular painter or crew only to have entirely different painters arrive to complete your project. Some painting companies even subcontract jobs out to other painters or companies. Find out exactly who will be showing up to complete the work.

When Will the Job Be Completed?

An estimate for work will often include the costs for materials and labour. It might not include an expected completion date. Ask the company to provide you with a projected timeline for the work.

Can You Provide Business References?

Do not hesitate to ask your potential painting company for references, and then check those references. The painting company should have plenty of good, recent recommendations. Ask these business references about their favourite aspect of working with the company and their least favourite. This will give you an idea of what you can expect from your experience.

At Perfect Painter, we are happy to provide you with the answers to all of the questions above, and more. Contact us today to learn more about our company and to request a free quote for your project.