Deciding to hire a professional painting contractor for a project at your corporation or small business. Whether you’ve contracted this work out before or not, finding an experienced and professional commercial painting contractor can be a daunting task. Ultimately, the list of professional painting contractors may seem endless, but upon closer inspection of their qualifications and resources, your list of choices narrows drastically.

What elements are important when beginning the hiring process?

Professional painting contractors offer varying levels of services, but their experience level and knowledge of your particular project can differ significantly. What each professional brings to the table will help you to narrow down your potential list of companies.

Also, make the most of your networking circle. You may have a person whose opinion you value that has hired a painting contractor in the past discuss the pros and cons of their project. Utilizing their experiences may allow for a more successful outcome with your selection of a painting contractor.

Next, when you have prepared a short list of prospective painting contractors, call and ask for a list of jobsites or photos of similar projects they’ve done in the past for you to review. A qualified and honest contractor will readily supply you with a list of locations to visit or photos. This will help to determine their capabilities and whether their skills suits your project needs. They also can answer any other questions you may have discovered while researching your options. A true professional, and one with integrity, will take the time to help you understand your options and any limitations of your project.

The decision has been made to for a commercial painting contractor, what next? Part 2 will open the path to a successful project.

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