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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 Charlotte painters
Randy C.
Took 12 hours to paint 1 room. Paint job was not good and could still see the previous paint in spots. Paint was on the window blinds and base boards
Keith's Cleaning ServicesKeith's Cleaning Services
Stephanie J.
Needed immediate painting. Painted interior within timeline for a reasonable price.
Bravo Professional ContractorsBravo Professional Contractors
Aaron A.
Mella Painting did a great job painting our upstairs hallway! Recommend to anyone looking for a good painter.
Mella PaintingMella Painting
Amy L.
Jack was great to work with. His crew did a fantastic job painting home’s exterior. I highly recommend Trailblaze Paints!
Trailblaze Paints LLCTrailblaze Paints LLC
Brentan K.
Amazing! Anderson painted my bathroom and ceiling and their work is impeccable! I will never use anyone else for my painting needs.
Anderson PaintingAnderson Painting
Anatoliy M.
This was a large whole house painting project and JK Painting did an excellent job. In additional to walls and ceilings, all wood color trim and doors throughout were primed and painted. Very thorough and easy to work with. Hire these guys with confidence.
JK Painting & Waterproofing LLCJK Painting & Waterproofing LLC
Jorge R.
Byrd painting was very quick to respond to my painting request! I needed 3 rooms painted and they were able to come out within 2 days. Billy came out and did an amazing job of painting our house, he was very quick and the work was exceptional. I will definitely be hiring them again for any future projects!
Byrd Paint CompanyByrd Paint Company
Elliott R.
Great job on painting my place. The only thing is he over-estimated on paint so I have a lot left over
Christie's Home Maintenance LLCChristie's Home Maintenance LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Fred was wonderful to work with. We just bought a new home and wanted to get it painted the day before we moved in. Fred sent a crew and they knocked it out in one day. The paint job was beautiful. He also color matched to the Behr paint colors I wanted so he could get me a discount on Sherwin Williams paint. We will most likely be painting again (we didn't do the guest baths/bedrooms) and will definitely choose Bravo
Bravo Professional ContractorsBravo Professional Contractors
Thumbtack Customer
John did a great job painting the main level of our townhouse. We enjoyed working with him and would highly recommend Beyond the Paint.
Beyond the PaintBeyond the Paint
Jared H.
Valle Painting did excellent work with the paint job I needed done. I would definitely recommend them to family and friends. Very satisfied.
Valle PaintingValle Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Serge did an excellent job painting my room for me. He came a day early to help me determine how much paint to get so I didn't waste any money and did extra work by painting my trim even though I told him not to worry about it. Will definitely contact him again when I need more painting done!
Creative Designs and PaintingCreative Designs and Painting
Alyssa W.
I am overjoyed with the completed project of my interior painting from Celestrial Painting! They were on time for my quote, quick and professional. I recieved a pdf email of the quotw within an hour of the appointment. Edwin was very efficient, he met me at the paint store to help me pick out the correct type of paint. He helped me make sure i didnt over spend, we bought more paint as needed. He finished the job in (2) days which was amazing as i had my entire home painted. I will refer them over and over again! I am thoroughly impressed!!! Satisfied customer for sure.
Celestial PaintingCelestial Painting
Patricia H.
Celestial Paint recently completed painting the inside of my home. The job is superb and the house looks so much better. I would recommend to all my friends.
Celestial PaintingCelestial Painting
Carrie C.
Micron Painting did a wonderful job painting a number of interior rooms for us. They were efficient, professional, and did an excellent job! Would definitely use again and recommend.
Micron Painting, LLCMicron Painting, LLC
Houston S.
Jose painted my kitchen cabinets and common area walls. Fantastic job on everything - was very impressed with the quality of work. Highly recommend for any household paint jobs.
Moreira Custom PaintingMoreira Custom Painting
Dave B.
I would highly recommend this company to come paint your house. They are probably the most reasonably priced painting company I’ve come across and they do amazing work.
PRISMA Company Painting&RenovationPRISMA Company Painting&Renovation
Kenneth did an excellent job Painting my bathroom! He was prompt, professional, and reasonable. I definitely plan on hiring him to paint my bonus room too.
Vazquez  Specializing in Epoxy Floor and PaintingVazquez Specializing in Epoxy Floor and Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Gregg was prompt and tidy. Good prep and painting!
Integrated Home SolutionsIntegrated Home Solutions
Thumbtack Customer
Great prep work along with painting and cleanup.
Integra Painting & RestorationIntegra Painting & Restoration
Holden S.
Very happy with the work they did! Very friendly, on time and worked quickly to paint the entire interior of our home- may have them back to paint the exterior in coming months.
Premier PaintingPremier Painting
Lisa W.
Thank you Absolute Painting! I would recommend you guys to family/friends and co-workers. Love the paint job that you guys did. Great communication as well.
Diamond Painting ProfessionalsDiamond Painting Professionals
Kim S.
Working with Zach on my painting project was PERFECT. He is extremely meticulous, hardworking and accommodating. He will get all of my future painting projects. I highly recommend his craft.
Fine Finishes Custom PaintingFine Finishes Custom Painting
Anthony B.
They came in on a short notice and painted my stairwell since I did not have a ladder to reach the high places. Excellent work and great estimate. Will be calling these guys for all painting needs!
VIP PaintingVIP Painting
John E.
Great experience! Professional, through and detail oriented painting job. They painted five rooms for us. Great prep work, no messes and extremely fast. They showed up on time, having picked up the paint for us. They make quick work of the house and cleaned everything up meticulously before leaving. Will definitely use them again.
Pro Upscale Cleaning,Painting and Pressure washingPro Upscale Cleaning,Painting and Pressure washing
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