Planning Your Paint Project
Having your house or just a couple rooms painted is the perfect way to imprint your personality on your home. I recently spoke with a customer while we were painting her house and she told me that for the first time she came home and it felt like HER house! Living with the colors of the previous homeowner or just the contractor white of a new home has a way of making you feel like you don't fit in at your own home. The following 7 steps are how we at Color Theory plan for your painting project.
1. DECIDE THE SCOPE OF YOUR PROJECT.
If you are painting the interior of your home decide which rooms you want painted and whether to include the ceilings and trim.
If you are painting the exterior of the home, plan ahead because weather and season is a major factor on getting your house painted.
2. SCHEDULE AN ESTIMATE
The estimate will take about an hour where you will receive a quote on the spot after the measurements are taken. Be sure to set a time where all decision makers in the home are present.
3. DOWNPAYMENT AND COLOR SELECTION
After you accept the estimated proposal we require a 25% downpayment to put you on our schedule. Jobs are scheduled on a first come first serve basis and with our schedule filling up fast you'll want to plan early enough to get your project started when you're hoping to.
At this time we will also go over the color options. You may choose to purchase a Color Consultation in order to aide in finding the color scheme that works best in your home.
4. SCHEDULE PROJECT
During busy seasons we can be scheduled out up to 3 months in advance or more. However, the waiting list is usually around 5-6 weeks. Start dates are approximate due to unpredictable conditions like weather.
5. BEGIN WORK
Once we begin work, our goal is to make the process as pain free as possible. We ask that pictures be removed from the walls and that small items are removed from the room being painted. Large items should be pushed to the center of the room. Beyond that, we aim at making this experience as convenient as possible. A crew of 2-4 team members will be assigned to the project.
We work a couple of rooms or sections at a time so that you can get your house back in order as we complete the project. When we are finished, each room is inspected by a supervising member, a walk through is completed with the home owner and then final payment is collected.
7. REVIEW AND REFER
Now that you've become a satisfied customer it would really help us if you offered a review online or referred a friend to take advantage of our referral program!
Hiring Color Theory professional painters is pain-free and exciting as you witness the transformation of your home through color. Schedule today!