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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.

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 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.

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 Columbus interior painters
Kathleen R.
Robert did a great job painting the interior of my place! Would definitely recommend him to friends and family!
Erisman Custom Solutions LLC.Erisman Custom Solutions LLC.
Shawne S.
Charles did an outstanding job painting the interior of my home. I was a bit apprehensive about painting the wood trim and doors. I absolutely do not regret my decision. The quality of the job was outstanding. They white doors and trim really contrast with the interior wall color. I would rehire Charles and his team in heartbeat.
Distinguished PaintingDistinguished Painting
Thumbtack Customer
The interior painting was done very well, very quickly, and at a very reasonable price. I would recommend his work to anyone. He also does great handyman work as well.
Erisman Custom Solutions LLC.Erisman Custom Solutions LLC.
Kevin H.
We had a great experience with Mullins Fine Line. We had the entire upstairs of our house painted. They were easy to work with, reasonably priced and did a great job with the painting. This was a big job as we had not only the ceiling and walls but also doors and trim. I would be comfortable recommending them to anyone looking for quality interior painting.
Mullins Fine Line Painting LLCMullins Fine Line Painting LLC
Trudi F.
Charles came out and provided an estimate and discussed the details of what I wanted and gave advice on paint types. The following week Charles and his partner were able to start my fairly extensive interior painting project. The estimate for the work was fair and the quality of work and attention to detail far exceeded my expectations. Charles and Billy were prompt every morning and had me walk around before they left the final day to look for any imperfections (which there were none!). Highly recommend for interior painting needs! (See attached picture for the work completed for the oak stair banister and oak trim around doors/floor that were painted white along with the walls)
Distinguished PaintingDistinguished Painting
Karen B.
Jeff did an excellent job painting woodwork and walls in three rooms of my home. He was very pleasant and helpful (giving suggestions on color since I had no idea), and was very professional. I look forward to calling on him again for any interior painting jobs I may consider.
Quality Interior PaintingQuality Interior Painting
Heather C.
I needed quick turnaround for an interior paint job, but I also needed it to fit within my budget and be high quality. The Paint and Rollers crew delivered quality work, and were CLEAR COMMUNICATORS! That’s a rare quality in contractors, and it made addressing issues as they arose fast and painless, with no lost time. I highly recommend this family crew for their work and professionalism.
Paint & Rollers “Your Project, Our Legacy”Paint & Rollers “Your Project, Our Legacy”
Thumbtack Customer
I contacted True Blue for a full interior house painting, on fairly short notice. I got a fast, accurate quote, and the job was completed on time, so as not to interfere with ongoing contractor work. Jason helped me pick out colors, and the workers were thorough, neat and professional. The house is beautifully done: paint is absolutely even, and the price was very fair. Really, really excellent work.
True Blue Property Services, LLCTrue Blue Property Services, LLC
Maria F.
Sebastian and his crew at Custom Paint did an absolutely amazing job painting both the inside and outside of our new home. They managed to schedule us very quickly and complete their work very quickly, and the work they did is top notch. They go above and beyond for their customers, making sure the work is quality and the customer is happy. Would definitely highly recommend them for anyone looking to paint either an exterior or interior space. We are hoping to use them again when we complete renovations on our house!
Thumbtack Customer
Robert did a fantastic job on painting the interior of our house so that we could list it for selling. He did a thorough and detailed job in a very timely manner and was able to troubleshoot and correct issues we had with our walls. We have referred him to several of our friends and family and can't wait to work with him again!
Erisman Custom Solutions LLC.Erisman Custom Solutions LLC.
Lauren F.
I had one room painted including the ceiling. Overall, I am pleased with the physical paint job (photos for reference); the painter was very polite and honest with me & wore a mask the entire time. However, there was no cleanup done outside of asking if I had a trash bin to throw out the used pan (so, there was drywall chips and dust in piles on the floor); what was more upsetting is the painter got what I’m assuming is spackle all over the freshly stained bedroom door (so, after removing the spackle I now have to restain parts of the door) and paint droplets on the windowsills. Not the end of the world, but I likely will not rehire. I have hired out for all interior painting and have never had this problem (usually they always cleanup, are careful with where they put their hands...etc); pricing wasn’t competitive enough for me to overlook the mishaps.
Painting Plus 66Painting Plus 66
Working with Charles and his crew for my apartment's new paint job was a pleasure. Charles showed up every day at least 15 minite early, in military fashion, and began each day discussing the details of what would be done throughout the process. Charles also goes above the job description, he touched up some interior areas that he noticed while acoping oit the job site. Distinguished Painting? Very true to the name I'll say, Charles and his crew are a pleasure to work with and I will be recommending them to my associates for projects in the future for sure.
Distinguished PaintingDistinguished Painting
Ashley S.
I had a great experience with this company. They were very responsive. Came out very promptly to give an estimate for painting the interior of the majority of our home. They did the job in about 5 hours max (entire first floor, stairwell and master bed and bath) I couldn’t believe the speed they worked at to get it all painted and that didn’t affect the quality of their work either. They did a fantastic job, accommodated all of my requests and were very friendly. On top of that they said if we had any problems to just let them know, however, after a full walk-through, I didn’t find any issues with their work. I’m thoroughly impressed and will definitely go to them for any future paint jobs. I highly recommend.
Total Apts Painting & CleaningTotal Apts Painting & Cleaning
Traylene H.
Daniel is very professional and patient. He did such an excellent job that we have other jobs in line for him and he is a definite 5 star professional! He is very trustworthy and reasonable and I now feel like he’s part of our extended family. In fact, I have recommended him to my family and friends and he is our designated painter from now on. He has extensive experience in his craft and he provided us with useful recommendations. He sanded and painted dents and holes in the walls. He’s great at both interior and exterior painting which will increase the value of our home.
Paulsens Handyman ServicesPaulsens Handyman Services
Thumbtack Customer
Myers Custom Finishes took great care to protect our fixtures and merchandise as they painted our interior store space. Before work began, they walked through the expectations and clarified any unique requirements. They worked efficiently and with attention to detail. All equipment and materials were cleaned up at the end of each work shift. They showed up on time and conducted themselves in a friendly, professional manner at all times. When the job was completed they walked the areas again with us to ensure expectations were met and we were satisfied. I would recommend this company.
Myers Custom FinishesMyers Custom Finishes
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