Painting a new home or business might appear daunting for those who are new to the process. If you haven’t yet done business with a professional painting contractor, you might be unaware of what to expect when getting a painting estimate for a commercial or industrial facility.
If you’re confused about how to go through the process of obtaining an estimate, keep these few things in mind. It’s critical to note that regardless of which painting contractor you select, they should ultimately try to meet your expectations while also delivering on the price and timetable outlined in your contract.
What to look for when choosing a Painting contractor?
To find the best company for the job, look for companies with high-quality websites and photos of past projects. This will give you a good idea of their painting abilities. Companies often use social media platforms to showcase previous projects and client experiences to gain credibility.
To see the company’s Google My Business profile, simply search the name of the paint company on Google. The GMB profile includes a wealth of information about each company, including hours of operation, photographs provided by the owner as well as others, a Google map, and if applicable, Google reviews.
How to obtain a Painting estimate?
Estimates for paint jobs might be taken in a variety of methods. There are three ways you can book an estimate: online, over the phone, or through email. As a good practice, you should receive a phone or email notification as soon as possible to confirm that they have received your request. The company will ask you some questions about your painting project during this conversation, so they can provide you with the best possible service.
What to expect from a Painting contractor?
The estimator should have a professional recommendation for paint and finish, and they will almost certainly advocate specific brands rather than generic ones. This is also the time to voice your preferences. If there are specific areas of your structure that need special protection or require additional precautions, you’ll want to bring them up during this stage of the discussion.
Professional estimators will go over the steps of the project with you to give you a better understanding of what is happening. They should go over every single detail involved with your project from start to finish and how completing each stage will guarantee the best possible outcomes.
What does a Painting estimate include?
The estimator should return within the next few business days with a full quotation that includes a comprehensive explanation and breakdown of project expenses. There should be no additional costs or surprises not disclosed during your consultation and revealed in the bid. For more complex projects, a painting company will set up an appointment with you to go over the estimate in more depth, particularly if there are other important details to discuss.
What does a Painting contract contain?
The contact information of the painting contractors will be included in the painting contract. This contains their name, address, office and cell numbers, license number, and details from the estimate.
You may request copies of the company’s liability information and insurance papers. The contract should also include a warranty in case anything goes wrong after the project is finished. This information will be readily available from any high-quality painting company, whether you ask for it or not.
After you accept an estimate from one of the contractors, your painting company will confirm the contract and schedule a start date and time. There may be certain limitations due to weather and business hours if your project is for interior or exterior work.
Professional painting companies will be able to help you figure out the best way to set up a schedule. Remember that you have control over the process, even if time constraints are an issue. If you want your painters to achieve your vision, be sure to speak up about any concerns as soon as possible.
Contact us for your painting estimate
For all your indoor and outdoor commercial painting needs, look no further than MK Manitas. With years of experience in the industry, our team is equipped to handle any project – big or small. Our team is excited to help you realize your business building’s potential. Receive a complimentary estimate from us and be amazed by the outstanding customer service we provide.
We’ll develop a personalized painting plan that is suited to your specific demands and will work around your schedule to keep the job running smoothly. We believe that using only the highest quality materials leads to the best workmanship and, in turn, the best customer service.