What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
I have unit pricing for most painting projects. Construction projects would be bid on a case by case basis. Labor costs are usually $50.00 per hour.
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
Meeting on the job, going over what the clients final expectation, coming up with design, and a process for execution.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I have been in the Construction , Art and Design fields since 1969. Extensive Art and Design training, at Olympic College and U of W. and Interior Design Institute of Bellevue. All of the time working in the Construction industry.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
Working with my father. And working through College.
What types of customers have you worked with?
We are more geared to quality, than lowest price. A large percentage are custom jobs.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
Build a deck on a cliff, with stairs on rocks to the beach.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Don't go with cheap you get what you pay for. They are probably cheap because they don't know what they are doing.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
Our work is Far Superior to the Competition.