There are a few key things to consider when choosing the right decorator and painter. We’ll walk you through each step in this article.
- First, learn some basics.
- Select a specialist over a general handyman
- Learn about the tradesperson’s process
- Ask each tradesperson for a detailed quote
- Ask how long it will take to complete the job.
- Select someone who has a lot of experience in a particular area.
Let’s take a closer look at each one.
First, learn some basics.
It’s worth researching your options before asking decorators to come to your home to give you a quote.
This will allow you to better understand their processes and help you to identify the best approach to your job.
Select a specialist over a general handyman
Many homeowners prefer to do their painting and decorating rather than hiring a handyman. They may do this to save money or believe decorating is an easy task that everyone can handle.
Learn about the tradesperson’s process
It is important to ask tradespeople you consider hiring about their work processes. Ask him to walk you through every step of the job. They will be able to answer all your questions if they are honest and skilled. If they plan to cut corners, it will be disclosed.
Get detailed quotes from every tradesperson that you are interested in
Ask at least three tradespeople for a job assessment. Then ask them to give you a written quote that breaks down everything. This will allow you to compare your work and show you exactly where your money is.
The quote should include all costs, including labour and materials. It should also mention any additional charges. This could include hiring scaffolding, moving or covering up furniture, and disposing of any waste.
It is also important that the tradesperson clearly outlines their charging structure. Do they charge by the hour or per day? Or do they set a fixed price for the entire job? A painter or decorator may ask for a deposit to start large projects, but they never charge the entire amount upfront. Wait until the project is complete and inspect the work.
Select someone who has a lot of experience in a particular area.
A wide range of jobs are available for professional painters and decorators in auckland, including industrial blasting and respraying paint on bridges and hand-painting intricate woodwork on Grade II-listed buildings and wallpapering domestic properties.
Hire someone who has experience in your job area. Ask to see their past work and speak with some of their customers. You can both see their work and get to know them daily.