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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.

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.

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.

Reviews for Sarasota painters
Katie M.
M & A did a fantastic job painting the interior of our new home. They were reasonably priced, very professional, quick, and did an excellent job. I definitely recommend M & A Painting for your painting needs!
M & A Painting & More LLCM & A Painting & More LLC
Will C.
So glad we had A&R Painting Co. paint our new home. Adam is a true professional. Great job guys!!
A&R Painting CompanyA&R Painting Company
Melissa B.
They put latex paint over oil based paint without preparing the surface. Within a week it was all peeling off - what a mess! Their incompetence is matched only by their dishonesty. You have been warned; do not let them in your house. UPDATE (04/16/2019): Below, in their response, Miguel & Aurelia write: "I did this job last fall for you and never heard a thing until now. I wish you would have mentioned it to me directly so I could make it right instead of you not giving me the chance and rating me." This is a bold faced lie. On Nov 21, 2018, I sent the following text message: "Aurelia: as you can see from the photos, the paint is peeling off all the doors and trim. It is obvious that the oil based paint was not properly primed before is was painted. It has created quite a mess. Please let me know how you wish to rectify this situation. Thank you." I spoke to Auriela by telephone several times subsequently. However, receiving no satisfaction, on February 27, 2019, I sent an email to "m_a_painting@hotmail.com": "Aurelia: At this point, I believe it is best we communicate in writing. 1. Just to be clear, anything that was painted white in the blue room (right side of house) is peeling and can be removed with a fingernail. That is all the trim and all the doors. 2. I don't know how you understood I was going to replace all the floor molding. I would not have had you paint the molding if I were going to replace it. 3. In the grey and teal rooms (left side of house), you used latex paint over oil based paint because you claim it is impossible to tell it was oil. I disagree with that statement - it is quite easy to tell the difference between an oil and latex based paint. For instance: http://misterfix-it.com/how-to-tell-the-difference-between-latex-and-oil-based-paint/ 4. You claim that once you painted with the latex, you sanded it and then put an oil based paint over the latex. From what I know, and what I have been told by the professionals, the latex paint must be completely removed before oil based paint can be used. This will be a problem eventually. See: https://www.thisoldhouse.com/discussions/topic/oil-based-trim-was-painted-latex-paint-and-peeling 5. I have removed all the latex paint in the grey room and have removed half of it in the teal room. I have not touched the oil based paint you put over the latex paint on the doors or on the molding around the doors. It appears as if the door jam was just painted with latex paint and I have removed it. 6. I do not see what more can be done because I am not willing to have you put oil based paint over latex paint that is peeling quite easily - using my fingernail. Please let me know what your suggestion is." There was no response to my email. As I stated in my first review, their incompetence is matched only by their dishonesty. You have been warned.
M & A Painting & More LLCM & A Painting & More LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Great customer service and great job painting!
Visual Effects Painting And Decorating, LLC.Visual Effects Painting And Decorating, LLC.
Jody J.
We hired Brian to paint the entire interior of a home. He and his crew did a fantastic job, were very pleasant to work with, and very neat. He even went above and beyond my expectations by painting our lanai floor, re-staining a bath wood vanity and painting our kitchen cabinets! Highly recommend.
Brian Hardy Painting Services LLCBrian Hardy Painting Services LLC
Mark M.
Charlie did a very good job of painting my bedroom ceiling. All walls , furniture and floor were covered up and protected from the paint. The room was left clean and tidy on completion.
Decker Bros. Handyman ServiceDecker Bros. Handyman Service
Florence R.
I was completly satisfied with the paint job. My house if beautiful again! The job was done in good time and I couldn't be more satisfied. I would recommend Frank Lee to paint anyone's home!
Absolute Brio Painting IncAbsolute Brio Painting Inc
Donna A.
Frank and his team did an excellent job painting our medical office. They were very professional and worked around our schedule after hours and on weekends to get our painting job done. We highly recommend this company for your painting needs. Thank you Frank and team for doing an excellent job for us. The Endocrine Medical Center.
Absolute Brio Painting IncAbsolute Brio Painting Inc
Thumbtack Customer
Craigs Professional Painting was a pleasure to work with on our recent project. They painted the interior of my house and we couldn't be happier. Terrence was extremely accommodating, receptive, and did a fantastic job. Would highly recommend!
Craigs Professional Painting, LLCCraigs Professional Painting, LLC
Paul M.
Highly recommend Superior Home services for your painting project.
Superior Home ServicesSuperior Home Services
Thumbtack Customer
Friendly and great painting work! Thank you for working with me!
Absolute Brio Painting IncAbsolute Brio Painting Inc
Carolyn H.
The painting was everything I had hoped for. The crew was professional, thorough, and helpful.
Wow 1 Day Painting - SarasotaWow 1 Day Painting - Sarasota
Thumbtack Customer
They painted the exterior of our home. Did a great job, we love it!!
Degaetano Painting Inc.Degaetano Painting Inc.
Thumbtack Customer
Frank Lee Painting did a wonderful job painting the interior of my home. Frank was extremely accommodating in advance of the job, working hard to ensure his team was available to start the job immediately after my closing. They arrived on time and the entire team was extremely professional throughout the completion of the job. They completed the job quickly, within the time frame I was originally told, and I am extremely pleased with the results! I will absolutely reach back out to Frank Lee Painting next time I need paint work done in my home, and am happy to refer him to others! Thank you!
Absolute Brio Painting IncAbsolute Brio Painting Inc
Thumbtack Customer
Prompt, professional and personable. I would highly recommend Sarah for painting your home.
Creative Concepts LLCCreative Concepts LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Dan painted our rental condo in one day and did great job at a great price. Highly recommended!
Visual Effects Painting And Decorating, LLC.Visual Effects Painting And Decorating, LLC.
Molly C.
Excellent choice for our painting needs. The work was done quickly, thoroughly and neatly. Will use Matt again, definitely!
Masterpiece Painting & CleaningMasterpiece Painting & Cleaning
Roland L.
I made a great decision in hiring Karalee to paint a mural in my atrium. She offered the lowest of three quotes and provided top quality workmanship in making my rough pencil sketch come to life in latex and acrylic paints on a rough stucco wall, exceeding my expectation. I highly recommend her.
Graphical ReflectionsGraphical Reflections
Thumbtack Customer
Frank was great to deal with and his company did a great job with the interior and exterior painting his did for our house. It looks amazing !
Absolute Brio Painting IncAbsolute Brio Painting Inc
Pamela D.
Sam worked quietly and efficiently to paint two walls, some of which needed drywall repairs. Good experience. We're happy with the final results.
interior & exterior painter,handymaninterior & exterior painter,handyman
Theresa D.
When I needed a great paint job, last minute, this company was there for me! Michelle worked with me to meet my needed deadline and the job looks great!
Altruistic Contracting, LLCAltruistic Contracting, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
We had our entire house paint by Frank and his crew, he also did some stucco work! They did an amazing job and were very competitive in price !! He also repaired & finished some wood work that was done by another company we hired that did not follow through. We couldn't be happier ! We are currently in the process of hiring Frank to paint our pool cage and pool deck!
Absolute Brio Painting IncAbsolute Brio Painting Inc
Anita H.
Aurelia came to my house to provide me with a quote to paint the exterior. She provided me a quote on the spot based on the paint and pictures of what I wanted. The price was in the middle of what I was getting quoted and they could start the next day. I hired her that evening. They were punctual on arriving the next morning and got the job started. She later advised me they would need 3 more buckets of paint and it would cost more. I had to leave and advised her my property manager would be overseeing the project. They didn't get along. My agent was sending me pictures of things that were not to her standards. Aurelia was in constant communication with me. She would send me pictures of how thing she were going. I noticed they painted the doors wrong, they went back and corrected them. I will not be back for a while and Aurelia said she would come back if I found anything. Great at communication and punctual.
M & A Painting & More LLCM & A Painting & More LLC
Thumbtack Customer
The A-Team are very professional! The job was completed and the results are excellent. VERY please and highly recommend for painting and pressure washing. The results are better than expected, and at a better price than expected.
Creative Concepts LLCCreative Concepts LLC
Rebecca B.
Adam was so helpful in choosing the right color. Trish came in to paint. She was so meticulous and did a great job. The job was done quickly and professionally. I highly recommend this team!!!
Superior Home ServicesSuperior Home Services
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