Exterior Painting/ Pressure Washing Checklist

Pressure Washing/Exterior Painting Checklist

Please refer to our Pressure Washing Checklist so we can ensure that your home is protected against water damage.

  • Make sure that all doors and windows are closed, so water does not come in.
  • Windows and screens are softly rinsed off. If no one is able to be home, leave all gates unlocked for access. (Worker will ring your bell to check in with homeowner).
  • Make sure all bushes are trimmed so we have enough space to work in tight areas. When using ladders, employee security comes first.
  • Move all items away from walls like grills and other items.
  • If you have pets, please plan accordingly.
  • If your exterior door is scheduled to be painted, we need access to paint it on the last day of your painting project.
  • Door(s) to remain open until paint is dry. Excluded: stain doors, unless specific request and pricing was provided and
    approved.
  • Please let us know the location of home security cameras and alarm sensors (sometimes are hidden)so we may protect them against water or paint.

Note: Pressure wash day is the deadline to send colors and sheen so we can place a store order and have paint delivered.
Not all lines may apply to you. Please disregard if so. 

Contractor Checklist

Are you hiring a contractor?

Our checklist will help you narrow down your search.

Hiring a Contractor can be overwhelming. With our checklist, you can feel comfortable choosing a contractor that best suits your needs.

 

  • License- Make sure that the contractor you’re considering is a licensed professional. Look them up on the Contractors State License Board. Licensed and Insured contractors will have General Liability Insurance, Workers Compensation Insurance, and a State Issued License.
  • Experience- When hiring a contractor, you want to hire a reputable professional. An experienced contractor can help you with choosing quality materials and keep up with the latest trends in the industry. Ask for references when hiring a contractor.

  • Preparation- Contractors with experience know the correct way to prepare your surface for the work that will be performed. They will not take shortcuts in the preparation and this will ensure quality.

  • Written estimate- A professional painting contractor provides their clients with written contracts and specifications. They include the cost of materials, labor, and any other charges. The cost needs to be discussed upfront so there aren’t any surprises for either party.

  • Warranty- Is the contractor you’re interviewing offer a warranty on their work? Manufacturers offer a warranty on their products and contractors should specify the details of their written warranty.

  • Cost- Hiring on cost alone isn’t always the best bet. Low priced bids may not always be the best quality. Being comfortable with the price is always good but one also needs to factor in the quality of the job.

  • Multiple Estimates- It is smart to shop around with at least 3 different contractors. You can see which one offers the best quality, warranty, and style of work that you are looking for.

  • Ask Questions- Asking questions can help you be comfortable with the contractor and they can help find solutions that fit for your project.

 

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