Whether you are looking for a decorator to paint a room for you, or for a commercial painting outfit to handle a more complex or major job, you will have found that it is a competitive market. This has its benefits, and its drawbacks, too. For example, you should be able to find a quality, reputable service provider and, with competition rife, you should also be able to get a sensible rate for the required work. However, you will spend a lot of time searching for the right people, requesting quotes, and waiting for them to reply, and even then, how can you be sure you have chosen the right people?
There are ways to ensure you get a reputable painter – we will come back to this later – but first, let’s look at some sensible tips on choosing a painting company.
Even in these days of internet domination, word of mouth is always worth considering. If you have a friend or family member who has recently used the services of a painting company and is satisfied with the standard of work then you could consider them. This way, you know that you are getting quality service, but are you getting the best price? By all means check out your friends’ new paint job, but don’t commit until you’ve read the rest of this article!
You also need to consider the type of work you are in need of: if you have an entire interior that needs painting you need a painting contractor that will be able to do the job in the requisite time, and that has the right skills for the job. This applies also to commercial painting requirements, and those where several properties are involved. A one-man band may not be the right choice for major painting work, but may be perfectly suitable for smaller jobs.
For exterior painting requirements you also need a company with the right equipment and know-how; outdoor painting needs the right type of materials and application in order to ensure it withstands the elements and lasts an acceptable length of time, so you need to find someone with a proven track record in exterior painting. This is a skilled job, and one not best tackled by anyone without experience on the grounds of safety, so consider your options carefully before making a final decision.
Location is also an important consideration; to keep costs low you need to find someone who is based close to you, as excessive travel requirements will undoubtedly add to the price. Fortunately, we have a suggestion that will help you find a locally based, professional and reputable painting company for any painting requirements, major or minor, and at the right price.
Our suggestion is one you may not have thought or, or you might not know it exists: use a price comparison site, such as Painters Cape Town, and you will soon see the benefits of such a solution. For example, it is very easy to use: all you need to do is fill in a quick online request form and press send, and they do the rest.
How do you benefit? First, the service is completely free and there is no obligation on you to use the services offered; second, you get as many as four quotes, from local painters, who know they are quoting against local competition and, as such, will reply to you quickly and with their best price. They only list professional and reputable painters, so you are also guaranteed great results.
Sites such as Painters Cape Town take the strain out of finding a painting company, so what have you got to lose by using this free service?