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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 Glenview painters
David S.
Ramon and his crew were excellent. They painted the entire inside of home that I was selling. He understood exactly what I wanted and made it happen quickly and affordably. If you are in need of painting, you should definitely speak with Ramon before you hire any other company.
ESL Painting & Decorating Inc.ESL Painting & Decorating Inc.
Steve K.
Nelson was excellent. I had him paint a bedroom. He was quick, courteous and professional. I would use him again and strongly recommend.
Nelson's PaintingNelson's Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Dany was professional and fast. I needed painting complete in one day. I called he came gave me a quote and started right then. Excellent trustworthy guy
Dany's Cabinet RefinishingDany's Cabinet Refinishing
Ed K.
Alan did an amazing job of painting our house. He and his brothers were punctual every day and didn't leave until they reached a good stopping point, to make sure the project was completed on time, within budget. Alan was very responsive and helped us make good decisions on paint colors. He didn't mind making a few trips to the paint shop to help us choose the colors that we wanted. It was evident Alan genuinely wanted us to be happy with our selection, and he went above and beyond to make sure of that. We greatly appreciated Alan's work so much so that we decided to hire Alan for our basement flooring project too. Highly recommend Alan and his team!
V D Construction and RemodelingV D Construction and Remodeling
Brij S.
Adrian did a great job with our basement walls and ceiling. We spray painted part of our basement ceiling and it turned out great. He was very helpful with color selection.
A.G.S. Painting and Staining inc.A.G.S. Painting and Staining inc.
Thumbtack Customer
Great job and the price was way less than i ever expected. Would hire again. Some spilled paint on the carpet but they were proactive about cleaning up which was much appreciated
KL PaintingKL Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Dany and Ezel were great! Very responsive and did an excellent job painting our townhouse. They worked late and finished the project on time. Very flexible in working with us with the materials we had on hand. I would definitely hire them again!
Dany's Cabinet RefinishingDany's Cabinet Refinishing
Mike F.
Work crew did a great job with being friendly and great to work with. Downside was paint was left on door handles, hinges, flooring and cabinets. Project manger took $100 off the job for the inconvenience. Would recommend on the basis of work but cleanup was definitely a major upset to deal with after the fact.
Lori C.
The painters were great. They were courteous, always on time, careful, thorough, extremely professional and did such great work. They removed plug faces, etc covered floors, patch a couple of bad spots on the walls perfectly and did such polished work. We will definitely be using them when we paint other rooms or areas in our house. We needed someone on short notice and they were able to accommodate prior to our move in.
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