Frequently Asked Questions
How long have you been in business?
Since 1970. That's 49 years!
What type and how many references can you provide?
We invite you to look at our References Page on this site.
What type of experience do you have with the project I am considering?
We are experienced in all types of interior and exterior Residential and light Commercial Painting. In 43 years we have run across pretty much every kind of project. Some we won't do but we can provide resources.
What type of professional training do you have?
Certified RRP, Licensed in Pa. Certified Binks Airless Spray, Certified Benjamin Moore Staining for Siding and Decks.
Do you comply with all local governmental regulations?
We do comply. Our license numbers are listed on our Proposal sheet.
What type of continuing training do you provide for your crews?
As members of the PDCA (Painting & Decorating Contractors of America) we engage in courses, classes, hands on activities, seminars and on-line courses so that we are all on the same page with systems and up to date on the latest advances and technology.
How long will the job take?
This is an open-ended quesiton, and depends on the size of the job. A typical living room takes our painters about one and a half days. A bedroom, about a day. An exterior could take from 4 to 8 days or so.
Do you use any particular kind of paint?
We typically use MAB, Sherwin Williams, or Benjamin Moore paints, all very high quality. We like to use use low or no VOC paint
How should we, the customer, prepare for the job?
We ask that you move the smaller items from the rooms if you are able. Have the color picked out well before the job starts. Think about the sheen. Know that designer colors and deeper tones may take an extra coat or two so we should know about this in advance.
What about payment?
We request 1/3 deposit with a signed copy of the proposal and the balance upon completion of the job.
What forms of payment do you accept?
Cash or check
Is your work guaranteed?
All work comes with a 2 year guarantee.
What about when the job is done?
We make sure the area is tidy, with no paint chips or other debris lying around. We leave the paint at the house in marked sealed cans.
Do you offer carpentry services?
We offer carpentry. Mostly replacing rotted wood, moldings, doors and windows.
What about other services?
Just ask us! If we don't do it, we can refer you to someone who can!
We also replace gutters and spouts and clean them, too!