With more people tackling DIY jobs around the house, it’s easy to consider painting as something anyone can do. The reality is, it’s often a much better idea to hire our handyman house painters to handle the job.
Homeowners with little to no previous painting experience may not know the most common pitfalls they’ll face painting the interior and exterior of the home. If you’re considering painting inside or outside your home, hire our painting company to avoid the following problems.
• Paint Drips or Spills
Whether it’s from a roller or a paintbrush, paint is going to drip into a place it shouldn’t be and it’s going to be difficult to clean up again. It’s highly possible the paint will end up causing stains, especially if a large amount of paint spills and isn’t cleaned fast enough.
Paint typically comes in one to five-gallon jugs, or larger, so if it’s opened inside or outside the home and spills, it’s going to make a huge mess. Our interior painters can not only purchase paint in bulk at a better price for you, but ensure there are no drips or spills.
• Paint On Areas it Isn’t Wanted
It can be difficult to get the paint to only go where it’s supposed to go. Although there are tons of tricks our house painters use to help avoid paint in areas it shouldn’t be, these aren’t fail-safes, and there still may be problems.
Homeowners attempting to paint the crown molding or trim, for instance, might find they end up getting some paint on the flooring, walls, ceiling, or windows. When doing wall painting, it’s possible to end up with drips or excess paint on the flooring, trim, or ceiling. Save yourself the headache and let our team handle it.
• The Dangers of Using a Ladder
Using a ladder can be dangerous. Because of the size of your home and what needs to be painted, it’s a very good reason to hire our pro painting contractors.
The biggest issue for inexperienced interior painters such as a homeowner is having the ladder fall. The risk of a ladder falling increases especially if a homeowner is painting between two stories. For inexperienced exterior painters such as a homeowner, it can be difficult to ensure the ladder is stable because it can sink into the soil. Falling ladders account for thousands of medical emergencies each year. Remember, if a ladder is needed to paint the inside or outside of your home, hiring our pros is the safest idea.
• Weather Issues When Painting
When it comes to exterior home painting, timing the job just right is vital, and it can be more difficult to do than expected. The rain is going to put a stop to any painting and can ruin what has already been done if it hasn’t fully dried yet.
Inclement weather can make the ladder slippery, which makes it more dangerous to safely get down and go inside. Even if it’s a nice, sunny day, wind can blow dirt and debris towards the house, which will get caught in the wet paint. It can be hard to work around the weather, but this is something our exterior painters know how to do very well.
• The Amount of Prep and Cleanup
The amount of prep and cleanup needed for even the smallest jobs can be a lot more than expected. Door painting and furniture painting or staining will require a separate area that is out of the elements to make sure the job is done right.
Though deck staining, painting, and finishing does need to be done outside, there will be a lot of prep and cleanup needed to make sure everything looks great. Inside the home, any areas that should not be painted will need to be covered to protect them from drips and spills. Once the painting is done, the areas will need to be cleaned up again. Do you really want something else to clean? Let us handle all of your painting needs while you watch from the sofa.
• The Easiest Solution for Homeowners
When it comes to painting a home, inside or outside, hiring our local handyman painting contractors is always a good idea. On top of preventing the painting issues, we’re going to make sure the job looks like it was professionally done.
We’ll handle all of the prep and cleanup, make sure the paint job is done right, and ensure you love the look before we leave. With our help, there won’t be anything to do except enjoy how your home or space looks with a fresh coat of paint.
If you’d like a new look inside or outside of your home, do a internet search for “painters near me” and hire us. You’ll thank yourself for letting take this off of your to do list instead of trying to do it all on your own and dealing with any problems.
There’s simply too much that can go wrong with a DIY, so it’s best to get professional help from our painting company in the beginning. Talk to our pros today to learn more about what we can offer or to get an estimate for how much your painting project might cost.
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