Sure, you can do the house painting in Pleasanton and maybe you have done similar work before. But if you’re faced with a big painting project, would you still consider doing the job by yourself? A professional painting contractor may be a better choice.
Before deciding it is a DIY project, consider these five factors of why you should hire a professional painter to do the job.
- Lack of time
Even if you can do the job yourself, you may have other commitments such as work and family. You may not want to devote your time and focus on the job. Painting is so much more than applying paint to a surface. There’s preparation work which is the key to a good painting job. You have to wash the walls, scrape off peeling paint, and apply caulk or spackle to flawed surfaces. Then there’s the sanding and priming (when necessary). You may also need to move out furniture or cover the rose bushes so that the paint will not drip onto them. Choosing which paint to use — from colors to finishes — may also take some deliberation.
After painting, you’re still not done. You may have to do the cleanup and proper disposal of any waste from the job. Since all these things are part of a professional painter’s job, they can devote all their time and focus on what is needed to do the job right.
- Guarantee on work
If you do your own painting and mess it up, you may have to correct the errors yourself. And even while doing it, there is no guarantee that will go well…or you commit another mistake. But when you hire a professional contractor, you will be assured that he will fix the errors and flaws immediately and efficiently.
- Professional tools
You may try to do paint your home, but if you have insufficient tools, you may not fet the results you expect. This is especially true if you have a large project and you only have unprofessional tools; the work could take much longer than expected. A professional painting contractor uses high-quality tools which will make his job faster and more efficient, especially in covering large areas. For example, a professional’s paint sprayer covers much larger surfaces than your roller does.
Imagine you are painting a high ceiling or the topmost exterior walls, which require stepping on high ladders. Working off the ground poses risks to your safety especially if you’re not experienced and don’t have recommended safety equipment. You may not bother to cover your face with a mask while sanding, painting, and disposing of wastes. You will be able to avoid injuries and any other risks to safety by hiring a professional painting contractor.
- What’s in the paint job?
Do you understand what goes into a paint job to achieve professional-looking and long-lasting results? If you don’t then it’s best to hire a professional painter. He will deliver the results you desire.
House painting can be a big job indeed. It takes time, focus, patience, expertise, effort, and high-quality tools. Whether you’re not sure you want to take the job yourself, you can always rely on professional painting contractors such as Custom Painting, Inc. who will be able to deliver high-quality results that you want when it is time for house painting in Pleasanton.