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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 Lower East Side painters
Thumbtack Customer
Ben was outstanding! he picked a great paint color for our room and did an amazing job painting the room. He was very professional and nice as well!
this is OCDthis is OCD
Thumbtack Customer
excellent job painting entire apartment.
City line interiors inc.City line interiors inc.
Nicole P.
I highly recommend Madrid painting. They were extremely responsive, and did excellent work. Walter was very professional and went the extra mile to get the exact paint I requested. He even painted the kitchen pantry which was sorely needed! I will use him again-
Madrid paintingMadrid painting
Tara N.
Only sent one painter but the quote was for two. Didn't even unplug an extension cord- painted around it. Barely painted down the floor in the bathroom- horrible quality.
Quality paintingQuality painting
William M.
Nerio and NPG crew did an outstanding job on an interior painting project. (Plastering, priming, sanding and painting living room, hallway, bathroom.) Fairly-priced. They were conscientious, professional and extremely neat. Always punctual and well-organized. Top-notch job from start to finish. I highly recommend NPG Painting.
NPG Painting Contracting  CorporationNPG Painting Contracting Corporation
Yulia V.
David responded almost instantly to my request, bought the paint I picked online, showed up on time and did an excellent job with the painting itself. TOP PRO, highly recommend.
Vintage Fellas PaintingVintage Fellas Painting
Jennifer C.
Ruperto was very flexible and accommodating to my schedule. He began his work soon after scheduling an estimate for a painting and completed a well-done job in record time. He sanded the walls and made sure everything was smooth before applying the paint. I was happy with my paint job, thank you Ruperto!
R&C Painting & Home Improvement.R&C Painting & Home Improvement.
Thumbtack Customer
Painting an entire NYC apt. in one weeks time!
NPG Professional Painting Plastering LLCNPG Professional Painting Plastering LLC
Mackenzie J.
Very professional, personable and responsive! I loved working ALG Painting Services and would definitely recommend if you want someone equally invested in your project use ALG Painting Services
ALG Painting Services,INCALG Painting Services,INC
Liane K.
Jhonatan with J&R did an excellent job painting my apartment. It was not a straightforward job because there were many holes that needed to be filled following work that my electrician had done. As a real estate investor who has worked with many painters over the years, I have a very high standard for painting work (even more so this time because it was for the apartment I live in). The key to painting is the prep work and Jhonatan meticulously protected my walls and furniture and prepared the walls including the filling of all holes and sanding before applying primer and two coats of paint. I will call Jhonatan again for my next painting job.
J&L interior painting incJ&L interior painting inc
Nita T.
I engaged Juliano to paint my apartment at short notice. He is professional and did a great job. My apartment was painted within the timeframe Juliano promised and was left clean after the work was done.
Erica B.
Everything was great with Beacon Painting Co. So responsible, nice to be around, great job painting my living room. He was responsive to my suggestions, very prompt, and reasonably priced. Recommending him to friends!
Beacon Painting CompanyBeacon Painting Company
Aneesha R.
Were kind and professional, did a good job painting two rooms
S&A PaintingS&A Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Bob did a fantastic job painting my ceiling for my recording studio. His expertise and experience painting realistic cloudscapes is extremely impressive. He's also very professional and kind. Hope to work with him again in the future.
Masla Fine Art StudiosMasla Fine Art Studios
Thumbtack Customer
Aslam and his partner were exceptionally professional and did an amazing job with my apartment. Despite the last minute request for painting and the need for it to occur within 24 hours and in the evening, they accommodated me and were wonderful from start to finish. They left the apartment clean and I was beyond pleased with the painting. If I ever need painting done in NYC again, Amir Construction will be the first call I make!
Supreme Renovation A2ZSupreme Renovation A2Z
Clinton O.
Did a great job patching holes in the wall and painting my son’s nursery.
Beacon Painting CompanyBeacon Painting Company
Steph d.
Very responsive and communicative - painted our all apartment. Would hire again.
David C. TruckingDavid C. Trucking
Mariama T.
I am BEYOND pleased with the job that Lucas Painting performed! I contracted them to paint my kitchen cabinets and the walls and ceiling. They quickly responded to my initial inquiry and were prompt each day, used high quality materials, were super neat and thorough. The pricing was fair and transparent. Most important , the end product was FANTASTIC. Lucas Painting took my builders grade maple cabinets to a new and fresh look.
Lucas Painting & CarpentryLucas Painting & Carpentry
Thumbtack Customer
Nice folks, and good rate for painting. Job was done nicely and in an efficient time frame.
Yale ContractingYale Contracting
David N.
Apple Painting was fantastic! Moe did a terrific job repainting my bedroom, and he even picked up the paint I needed. He also did a bunch of touch-ups elsewhere in my apartment. Very fast and efficient. Would highly recommend.
Applepainting.net 🖌Applepainting.net 🖌
Deirdre C.
I had a small studio apartment painted and it looks great. Excellent work, extremely easy to deal with and he left the place very clean. I will happily use Sosa’s for any other painting projects- happy to have made the connection via Thumbtack.
Sosa’s Interior Painting co.Sosa’s Interior Painting co.
Flomar M.
Very responsive, attentive and thorough. Would highly recommend Fernando for any paint job.
Bunbury's InteriorsBunbury's Interiors
Joanne C.
Nerio and his team did an excellent job of painting our apartment and kitchen cabinets. They were very careful and did the job properly. Working with Nerio was a pleasure. He is responsive, punctual, and professional. I would strongly recommend him for any painting job.
NPG Painting Contracting  CorporationNPG Painting Contracting Corporation
Chris T.
CS Painting did a GREAT job painting 2 floors worth of busy offices and classrooms. They worked hard and efficiently. They took time to lay out what offices and areas they were going to work on at the beginning of the day. then at the end of the day they were way ahead and working on the next section of our office space. Their estimate was fair and they were a really great bunch of guys. If you have a big job I highly recommend CS Painting!
CS Painting and WallpaperCS Painting and Wallpaper
Zach l.
They responded immediately and took care of my paint job efficiently and effectively. Thank you again!
singh's painting incsingh's painting inc
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