Residential Painting Services
Improovy’s professional painters specialize in residential painting services. In other words, our residential painting crews are expert house painters with an eye for detail. Undeniably, painting your house is an affordable way to drastically increase curb appeal.
Whether you’re looking for a refresh or painting before selling your home, residential painters can completely transform the look of your home. In most cases, painting increases the value of your residential property. Find out the cost per square foot for interior painting to see if it’s worth it.
As a reference, residential painting is the repainting of interior or exterior surfaces of a residential property or home. Accordingly, a residential painting service includes any interior or exterior painting project or paint job in a house, condo, or townhome.
Similarly, our professional residential painters are keen on the details and work hard to provide the highest quality customer service in the business. From fast and convenient remote house painting quotes in minutes to daily progress reports, our expert crews are as good as they come.
Not to mention, each Improovy residential painting job includes a full cleanup and walkthrough at the end of your project as well as a 30-day touchup guarantee.
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Interior Home Painting
This includes interior painting projects like changing wall colors, painting trim or ceilings, refinishing kitchen cabinets, and drywall repairs. Keep in mind that most residential interior paint jobs require some kind of prep work or drywall repairs. As a result, most quality interior painters who specialize in residential painting are also highly skilled in drywall refinishing and patchwork.
The most popular interior house painting services include repainting the following rooms:
- Living Rooms
- Hallways or Foyers
- Dining Rooms
Oftentimes, residential painting involves more than just painting the walls. Nearly 70% of interior paint jobs also include painting baseboards, doors, crown molding, ceilings, railings, stairs, or windows.
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Keep in mind that the interior house painting process differs greatly from painter to painter. As with any home improvement project, you get what you pay for when you hire residential interior house painters. Notwithstanding, the quality of your residential painting project will differ wildly, depending on which contractor you hire. Here is a useful residential painting checklist to help you make the best choice.
Residential Painter Checklist
First and foremost, you should only hire interior painting services that are bonded, licensed, and insured. This means at least $2,000,000 in liability insurance coverage and full worker’s compensation coverage. Not to mention, this ensures that you and the workers at your home are protected in any instance.
Next, make sure to get a written quote from any potential residential interior painting contractor. Each quote should include what interior surface is being painted as well as the paint product used. Markedly, don’t overlook the importance of quality paint in any residential paint job.
A higher quality paint comes at a price but will look better and last longer than cheap paints. In our experience, Sherwin-Williams and Benjamin Moore paint products perform best in residential work.
By the same token, some of the best interior home painters include a free paint color consultation as part of their standard process. Unquestionably, this helps you choose the perfect interior paint color before any product up on the walls of your home’s interior.
Finally, depending on your painting needs, make sure the residential painting service you choose includes a final walkthrough and perhaps a touchup guarantee. No paint job is 100% perfect and rooms make look different during various times of the day or night. Confirm, in writing if possible, with your residential painter that they’ll come back to perform any touchups as needed.
Exterior House Painting Services
Likewise, residential home painting includes the preparation and repainting of exterior surfaces of your home. In most cases, residential exterior painters include applying a fresh coat of paint on outdoor surfaces like siding, trim, soffits, or fascia.
Additionally, most house painting services should be able to paint or stain your outdoor deck, porch, railings, windows, doors, and stairs.
The most popular exterior surfaces we paint include:
- Siding and trim
- Soffits, fascia, and gutters
- Porches and railings
- Windows and shutters
- Front doors and garage doors
In particular, a residential painting company would be focused on exterior prep work like scraping, sanding, power washing, and priming areas of peeling paint.
On average, a high-quality exterior paint job lasts at least 2 years, if not 4 to 7 years without fading, peeling, or chipping.
Keep this in mind when getting quotes from exterior painting contractors. Oftentimes the cheapest quote is missing labor hours needed to properly prepare your home.
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Warranty Guarantees from Exterior Painters
Accordingly, avoid any residential painting company that doesn’t provide a written warranty on their exterior work. Most exterior painting service warranties last at least 2 years for one coat of paint or up to 5 years for multiple coats.
To be sure, check if the warranty covers all labor and materials. What this means is that if you see any peeling or failing paint within the years specified in the warranty, the exterior painting contractor will fix it free of charge. This also would include failing caulking or major cracks that can lead to water intrusion or outdoor surface damage.
Another key point is that some full-service residential painting providers offer carpentry or wood replacement services as part of their exterior painting service portfolio.
Keep in mind that exterior warranty guarantees often exclude horizontal surfaces like deck floors, railing tops, or steps. Obviously, the amount of wear and tear these surfaces get varies from one house to another. As a result, these horizontal surfaces cannot be covered by a multi-year warranty or workmanship guarantee.
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Residential House Painters Vs Commercial Painting
Indeed, residential painting crews have a different skill set than commercial painters or industrial painting teams. Typically, a newly built property that is being painted for the first time qualifies as commercial painting or new construction painting versus residential painting.
Technically, you are painting a home but new construction painters are faster and more efficient than residential painters. However, there is a tradeoff. Generally speaking, commercial painters are less detailed and less customer service-oriented.
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If you think about it, this makes sense. Commercial crews are used to empty homes and tight budgets. By all means, new construction builders and home flippers want to spend as little as possible so they can make a profit after selling the home. As a result, hiring a super-detailed house painter who specializes in residential work does not make a ton of sense for them.
On the other hand, residential painters focus on the details that matter to homeowners. Indeed, this includes a smooth, consistent finish and a clean, organized job site. Furthermore, their level of communication and pre-work must be top-notch or else they won’t be in business long.
Here are the most frequently painted exterior residential surfaces we coat:
- Wood siding, eaves, or trim
- Stucco siding painting and repairs
- Exterior brick painting
- Staining cedar siding or soffits
- Repainting Hardi Board siding
- Wrought-iron railings or fencing
Finally, the type of paint used on your home’s exterior matters big time. While exterior paint can make your property look like a brand-new home, the paint job won’t last unless you use quality products. A few of the best-performing exterior painting products you can buy can be found in our latest exterior painting guide.