Because I used to be a teacher in the past life, I know how to make house painting simple.
The method used to apply the paint varies, depending on the type of paint and the surface itself. For example, oil-based paint is best applied with a roller, and latex based paint can be sprayed onto the surface. The size of the project, the colors used and the layout of the walls also can affect the method used.
For acrylic latex paint or other water-based finishes, choose brushes with synthetic bristles—either polyester or nylon. Natural bristles lose their integrity when they soak-up water from water-based paints. Brushes made from polyester keep their shape when wet and remain firm when you paint on a hot day. Brushes made with nylon last longer, but tend to become limp on hot days.
10 + 12 + 10 + 12 = 44’ Calculate the wall area – Multiply the perimeter with the ceiling height.
When you need direction and guidance, just follow the step-by-step tutorials for any room and surface, and your project will become as simple as painting by numbers.
Interior painting costs can fluctuate depending on factors like wall height, surface conditions, and ease of access. Walls taller than 10 feet can increase the cost per square foot by $1.50 – $2.60. While walls that extend 14 ft or more in height can add an extra $2.30 – $4.80 per square foot.
Pricing wise, they are very competitive. What impressed me was they didn't require an upfront deposit, instead they ask for 50% of the estimate after they are 50% complete, and the balance at the end of the job. That shows confidence in their workmanship.
Factors that affect whether you can or should paint your house yourself include: 1) the condition of your home’s siding and trim, 2) your house’s height and size, 3) your abilities and stamina, and 4) your available time.
On a raised- or recessed-panel door, start with the inset panels, and then paint the panel moldings and recesses, horizontal rails, vertical stiles, and mullion.
For over a decade, we’ve been serving residents throughout the area with painting services. We’re ecstatic to work throughout Orinda, providing professional, premier paint services that exceed each homeowner’s expectations.
Our promise: we don’t collect payment until after our customers are 100% satisfied.
Alisa = Customer Service extraordinaire!. She stayed on top of scheduling and kept us informed from start to finish. She is cheerful, efficient, dependable, and diligently remains so from the first phone call or email, right through to the completion of the job.
Many other companies quote a price, send a crew, and hope for the best. The women that lead our Customer Care Department meticulously arrange every detail to ensure a coordinated, on-budget project. As your ultimate point of contact, they are always a phone call away!
I am very pleased with this hire and I highly recommend them. I will contact them again when I need interior repainting.
Bill McKeever, the owner of Excel Painting and Restoration, has built his company on the foundation of quality of craftsmanship and customer satisfaction. A licensed general contractor, Bill specializes in paint jobs that include some bit of restoration, working especially hard to enhance your home with the textures, colors, and detail to restore its charming properties.