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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a painter during the COVID-19 pandemic?

To stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to use virtual tools for communication. If you’re hiring local interior and exterior painters, contact them to see if they’ll set up a video call to assess your project. During this call, they can get a feel for what needs to be done and may be able to give you a price quote. 

Discuss potential plans and strategies for getting the work done safely. And ask whether they accept virtual or digital payments.

How can I find out if a painter is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

To figure out whether a painter is considered an essential service provider during the COVID-19 pandemic, visit your local jurisdiction or state’s government website for information.

The CISA website also provides a helpful resource: Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19. This page is intended for a national audience and includes 16 different categories of critical infrastructure sectors. Some jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure, but not all of them do.

Can I use digital payments to pay for painting services?

Many painters accept digital payments through Venmo, Square Cash, Google Pay, PayPal, Zelle and others. Due to COVID-19, others may quickly adopt this technology to maintain social distancing practices and follow health recommendations.

Contact professionals beforehand to ensure they’re able to accept digital payments and continue to follow safety guidelines throughout your interactions. Compare local interior and exterior painters’ profiles to see which types of payments they accept.

Does a painter need to enter my home?

If you’re hiring an exterior painter, the painter will likely not need to enter your home. But for interior paint jobs, the painter will need to enter your home.

When talking to potential painters, discuss a strategy to make sure you and the painter(s) stay safe while they’re completing the job in your home. Or, you might want to discuss scheduling the paint job at a later date.

Do painters offer remote or virtual services?

Though painting has always been an in-person job, painters may be willing to offer some virtual help due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. If you come across painters’ profiles that state they offer remote services, message the painters to see what those services include.

How much value does painting add to a house?

Due to a lack of data available, it’s hard to say whether painting your home’s interior or exterior will increase its value. But there are some important things to keep in mind. 

If you're thinking about selling your home, you might want to repaint areas that look especially worn, dull or chipped so your house looks fresh and new to potential buyers. On the other hand, it’s possible some potential buyers will repaint the home upon moving in. So if you have a limited budget, your money (and time) might be better invested in other types of home projects, such as remodeling your bathroom or kitchen, installing new floors or fixing broken appliances

When in doubt, check with your realtor before making a final decision.

How often should you paint your walls?

You should repaint your home interior once every few years, depending on the condition of the current paint.

Paint on walls fades over time, regardless of the room — it could happen in a bedroom, kitchen, dining room, living room or bathroom. However, paint that is exposed to more dirt, particularly flat or matte paint textures, may need repainting more frequently.

Areas of the bathroom or kitchen that routinely get touched may show signs of collecting dirt and grease over time. These would require more frequent painting.

If you're ready to repaint the walls in your home, get free estimates from the best painters near you.

How long does it take to paint a room?

The length of time it takes to paint a room varies, depending on a couple of factors. For example, the size of the job makes a difference. With a small bedroom, or with only a wall or two that have to be painted, the job can be done in half a day. Larger jobs take longer.

Also, if there are several different colors being used, the job may take longer, as one may have to dry before the other is applied. A 12-by-12 room with one color may take a morning. With multiple colors, the job may stretch into the afternoon.

Before you hire an interior painter near you, ask them how long it will take to paint the room(s) in your home.

Do you tip painters?

Yes, it’s best practice to tip house painters if you’re pleased with their work. Painters perform detailed, skilled work that can last for many years, if not decades. 

Tipping house painters is good etiquette. You can base the tip on the size of the crew, and request the amount to be evenly divided. Or, you can leave a tip based on the size of the job and leave it up to the foreman to decide how it is distributed among the crew. Sometimes — especially with big projects — the painters on the job change during the course of the project, so it’s often customary to leave one tip for the whole job.

Reviews for Union City painters
Julie P.
We wanted to let you know how pleased with the exterior painting of our single story home by C.R. Painting. The actual exterior painting was done by the owner Alfredo Solis, a trustworthy, courteous, efficient, diligent and hardworking painter. The professionalism expended by C.R. Painting, reflects well on their company. It was pleasant doing business with C.R.Painting. Thank You
CR PaintingCR Painting
Thumbtack Customer
First, I bought a house which was built in 1982 and the external aesthetic needed improvement. The ugly coat of paint was a neighborhood eyesore. I hired Juan Carlos and the team to paint the external of the house. Their work was impressive; the work was supposed to start on Saturday and completed on Sunday. This is where their work sets them apart. Before starting the work; the team came a day before to pressure wash the house; then Saturday morning they spent a considerable amount of time sealing the holes, cracks and protecting the windows. Importance taken in the preparation is evident in the results. There were no runs, cracks and holes were sealed making the paint grip the surface better. The team is eager to please and they use good quality paint. The paint job transformed the house and we are very happy with the results. And to belief, all this was done at an affordable price.
Pandas Painting Handyman ServicePandas Painting Handyman Service
Vaishnavi J.
Keith is the nicest! Very communicative and punctual and does the job with so much passion. He arrived right on time and did such a great job painting our brick wall.. even though it took a lot of time and difficulty, he absolutely nailed it. Is very friendly and dependable! I’d recommend Keith to anyone who wants a paint job done :)
Elemeno PaintingElemeno Painting
Rishi P.
Excellent service was provided by Gustavo and his colleague. Interior Paint job for my house was completed within expected time and quality of work was great. Highly recommended painter.
Domínguez paintingDomínguez painting
Jeff B.
Very positive experience. My interior paint job (bathrooms and kitchen) was relatively small but challenging. Humberto and his crew worked tirelessly to get it done ahead of schedule, with very high quality and attention to detail.
Max painting ProMax painting Pro
Vilmos U.
Francisco and Gustavo did an amazing job, I'm very happy with the results, will definitely hire them again!! I needed my large living room and the hallway painted and they gave me a fair price. They came a few days earlier just to check the details and they confirmed the same price they gave me online. We wanted to get the rooms painted as soon as possible, and they were able to make it the same weekend when I asked them! It only took 5 hours for them on a Saturday morning what would have been a full weekend for me. The quality is exceptional: the lines are perfect, no bleeding into the ceiling - I learnt that Francisco does the edges by hand everywhere! They cleaned up nicely after themselves and the room looks brand new now. I couldn't be happier with the results!
Domínguez paintingDomínguez painting
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