An UPDATE for Watch for This Red Flag when Hiring a Painting Contractor

Nov 7, 2016 -- Posted by : ajpereira

Back in August, I wrote a blog titled “Watch for This Red Flag When Hiring a Painting Contractor.” In that blog, I told a story about how I saw a customer at a paint store standing there, at the counter, buying his own paint!

That’s a big no-no. No reputable, licensed painting contractor should make the customer buy paint. A contractor should be able to do it himself. That’s the professional way to handle a job.

Well, five weeks after I posted that blog, that very same customer contacted me. They told me that the contractor they had hired – a one-man show, as is typical – wasn’t honest with them. He had been on the job for five weeks and still wasn’t finished.

The customer asked me if I had time to come in and finish, as they (understandably) were eager to move into their home.

Folks, that’s why you have to be careful when you’re hiring a painting contractor. You don’t want to be that customer who has to buy their own paint – only to wait weeks and weeks through delay after delay for a disreputable contractor to finish the job.

Share:

Most Recent Posts

How do exterior wood doors hold up to the Florida Sun? (part 2)

Now that the doors are ready for the faux finish, in doing the faux…

Sherwin Williams Interior Paints Guilde

Since I have a lot of time on my hands right now, I would like to…

Sherwin Williams Exterior Paints, What Are My Options?

I am currently receiving quote for exterior painting of my home. I…

How do exterior wood doors hold up to the Florida Sun?

When we had our home built on Sanibel, we wanted wood doors. We love…

Should I Paint the Headboard Wall in my Master Bedroom a Different Color?

Recently I was giving an estimate for interior painting and the…