How to tell the difference between a great decorator from an awful one?
Do we know some great painters and decorators? Absolutely, as it goes, we do!
Saying that, we have been in the industry since 2001, on the of chance you are sat at home pondering who to call?
Try not to worry, we will direct you through how to source the correct decorator for the work, at the correct cost and of good quality.
Having a decorator paint your home every year can turn into a huge cost over the long run, so you additionally need to consider WHAT paint you need on the house, as a low quality paint will really set you back much more cash.
Individuals (wrongly) think painting and decorating is simple, all things considered, it's simply plunging a brush into a pot of paint right? NO!
So what is a GOOD decorator?
All things considered, various individuals would have various perspectives on what is acceptable and what is terrible, usually the best decorators are the least expensive ones, all things considered, you ought to be paying for quality yes?
As we are in the industry our views on what decorators are great and what is an awful painter is obviously one-sided, yet some basic research before you allow any individual who offers painting services into your home will help you out.
1. Initial feelings: Are they capable? Do they satisfy your the standard of work you are looking for?
2. Great house painters and decorators, by and large work to the highest standards from the beginning, including having a decent website which isn't only an advert, however something that offers genuine benefit and gives great information to potential customers like this blog
3. Ensure the photographs on their website are really projects they have done themselves!
In the event that you are in enfield, for instance, and you visit a decorators site and the main newly painted house you see on their is one that is clearly in America, you can be certain they don't have anything of their own work to show you.
Trust me that is very normal and it happens all the time
Anyone can claim to be a professional decorator, yet a REAL professional will make a special effort to demonstrate that.
Also you would have to search for references and reviews from past customers who have had work done by the company before. as you can see we have 5 star google reviews from our happy customers .
5. Would they be able to give you a quote in writing?
Great decorators give fixed prices, and don't pressure or apply pushy sales tactics to get the work.
They're straightforward individuals, and most people can spot somebody dodgy a mile away .
when a great painter and decorator is working they will for the most part wear painters whites or overalls and will work systematically and clean up as they go and not treating your house like a building site.
A professional painter will obviously work effectively, do a fantastic job and exceed your expectations.
6. What are the warning signs I should look out for while picking a painter, for instance?
This is what rogue traders look like.
A rogue trader painting company, for instance, may change the quote they initially cited, and particularly with older people.
they will out of nowhere add extras onto the job as they think the homeowner has no choice but to pay.
So what would should you look for in a professional decorator
Ideally look at their reviews and ask to see work they have done before and if you ever feel uncomfortable when dealing with tradesmen or feel pressured into going with them listen to your gut feeling and refuse.
These individuals could be around your home two or three weeks undertaking the project, so pick somebody you like, you can trust, and somebody who is trackable as well!
What will a great painting and decorating company do?
Great painting companies will ensure that the client knows, precisely the amount it will cost, and precisely WHAT work they intend to do. with no hidden costs.
If you need a painter and decorator in enfield, gold standard decorators are here to help bring your project to life. Call us on 02031430078 today for a free quote.