Painters in Leicester
Why would I need a painter?
Painters are available for more than just covering a room’s walls in a certain colour – they’re there to give life to the projects you could only envisage, and sometimes not even envisage as well as the end product you receive. Whether you imagine a textured wall, bold, dividing blocks across ceilings and floors, murals; the list is almost endless and there’s a painter, ready and willing to make your decorative dreams a reality.
How can I find a Leicester painter?
Here at homify we have myriad professionals with specialities ranging from the broad to the super-specific, simply type in your zip code and the type of professional you’re looking for and then just scroll through different projects that each has completed to find the right person for your needs.
Before letting any old painter waltz though your front door, answer these questions:
- What am I looking for?
- Are the professionals recommended by trustworthy sources (people you trust, internet ratings or publication reviews)
- Are they insured? You don’t want to be forking out extra for a botched job when they also paint your carpets and skirting boards
- Are they registered with any boards or alliances?
- Have they got experience with a similar project to yours?
- Can I do any preparatory work to make the process smoother and cheaper?
How should I budget for a painter and how long will my project take?
This depends on the type of work you are seeking, with most decorators estimating the cost by how many days the job will take. If there are more expensive materials required or a particularly difficult request the cost will be more than if simple and easy to obtain materials are needed.
When should I pay for the work?
If the project should take just a few days, you ought to be paying for it upon its completion. If the project will take a week or longer, the decorator may ask for cash instalments, or if particularly difficult to acquire or expensive materials are needed, you may be asked to cover the cost of those too, but all of this should be agreed before the decorator begins any work on your property.
So, now you’re armed with all of this information, what’s stopping you getting that dream wall painting or ceiling pattern that came to you in that dream that one time? Nothing, is the answer you’re looking for.