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Are you looking for a recommended local painter? Approved painter-decorators are waiting to send a quote for your project - all you need to do is post your job with Plentific! For interior, exterior, ceiling, metalwork or woodwork painting, let Plentific find your ideal hire!

Featured Pros for Painter / Decorator

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Mike Building Ltd
Painter / Decorator in Norwich, NR3 3LA
Trio Properties Ltd
Painter / Decorator in London, SW8 3BX
London Decor
Painter / Decorator in London, SW8 3PD
Twenty Fifteen Handyman Services
Painter / Decorator in Binfield Bracknell, RG42 4QW
S & J Painting And Building Services
Painter / Decorator in London, SW19 1LJ
Kings Property Solutions
Painter / Decorator in Smethwick, B66 2AR
Sandarov Ltd - Property Refurbishment & Maintenance
Painter / Decorator in London, N13 5PA
Autumn Blend Building Services
Painter / Decorator in Harpenden, AL5 4UH
55 Murals
Painter / Decorator in London, SW5 9TA
Builder Decorator
Painter / Decorator in London, SE28 0GD
Dc Development & Maintenance
Painter / Decorator in Romford, RM5 3AT
Athena Management Ltd
Painter / Decorator in Sutton, SM1 4LS
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Latest Painter / Decorator Reviews

Top Rank Roofing And Building Ltd
17 Jun 2017
Joe was thorough, fast and helpful in surveying our flat timber and felt roof and identifying issues. We only had to wait a couple of days for our report.
Twenty Fifteen Handyman Services
15 Jun 2017
Completed the job on time and exactly as required. Very helpful
24 May 2017
Kevin and his team worked brilliantly. They were very thorough, friendly and helpful. The bathroom has been completed to a very
high standard. Kevin was easily contactable and made sure I was completely happy. I would definitely use them again. Thank you very much
Costellino Limited
23 May 2017
Friendly professional person. Fitted a kitchen mixer tap and did a great job. Very tidy work. Will be happy to recommend.

Finding a painter

Whether you are adding the finishing touches to a building project or if you just think it’s time for a change, taking the time to find a painter to suit you can be drawn out. Plentific can speed things up for you, providing a bespoke list of the best painters in your local area, along with reviews from their previous clientele. 

What do you need to know about hiring a painter?

Before you bring a painter in, have as good an idea as possible of the job they will be doing. Measure the space and choose your materials carefully or, if possible, do some of the prep work yourself, such as clearing a room of furniture. It also pays to be open to suggestions regarding colour, lighting and decor. When you have your ideas prepared, invite your choices to assess the job themselves. This is especially important for intricate projects such as murals, as you may need to bring in a specialist.

If you have been working with other tradespeople or an architect it is likely that they will have a painter that they have worked with in the past to recommend to you. Even so, be sure to check the experience and qualifications of your choices. Most will have started with on the job training, though some will have completed apprenticeship schemes, college courses, a CITB On-Site Assessment Workshop or an Experienced Worker Practical Assessment (EWPA). A good sign of professionalism and skill is membership in an organisation like the Painting and Decorating Association (PDA) or the British Decorators’ Association (BDA). You can also request that a potential choice provides reviews and references from previous jobs, or this information may be displayed on their websites.

After assessing the job your choices should be able to provide a flat, hourly or daily rate for their services. Depending on the size of the job they may need to bring in multiple tradespeople and additional materials, so be sure to ask if this will add to the cost.

The ideal choice will have insurance policies and guarantees in place to cover accidental damage or potential injury. This is crucial since some painters will be doing their jobs on ladders or scaffolding, or may be working with dangerous fumes. They should also have a policy in place in the event that you are unsatisfied with their finished work.

An experienced professional should be able to provide all of this information. If they cannot, or are hesitant to, it would be wise to continue your search.

What does a painter do?

A painter is a tradesperson qualified to paint buildings inside and out, including walls, ceilings and architraves. Hiring a painter is the best solution if you want a job done quickly or if you want it done to a high standard. Some will have specialised experience with specialist types of paints and patterns, and many will have basic skills that compliment their roles such as deck sealing, filling in cracks and preparing or mixing paint. They should be able to work with different surfaces including plaster, metal and wood.

How much does it cost to hire a painter?

This depends on the size of the job and the materials involved. Larger projects may require multiple painters, and exterior painting may cost more. You should decide before making your final decision who will be providing the materials for the job, as this can have a big impact on price. You can also save money if you are able to remove old paint or wallpaper yourself, or if you are happy to do the tidying up once the work is completed. Also be sure to ask if the price offered to you includes VAT. Do not be afraid to ask for a price breakdown.

Latest Painter / Decorator Jobs Posted

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Lincoln M.
It is a property for sale at 11 Lynton Avenue Ealing (pics on Rightmove). Also seeking recarpeting of stairs and
at least the entire second floor. It will be vacant (and no furniture) at time of the works. Possibly also reworks on main bathroom.
An end of terrace house, currently being under renovation at and the bedrooms+launch+w.c walls will be ready for paint and
decoration the kitchen walls are red at the moment but no fix needed and the bathroom will be done as part of the job
Stephen T.
Hall, landing and stairs need painting both emulsion and gloss. Not the doors. To be completed before December 20th
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