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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!

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S & J Painting And Building Services
Painter / Decorator in London, SW19 1LJ
Painter / Decorator in Romford, RM2 6LA
United Facilities
Painter / Decorator in London, EC1V 2NX
Hive Of London
Painter / Decorator in Coulsdon, CR5 2PQ
D Bean Building Contractors
Painter / Decorator in London, E14 0NP
Innovations Decor Ltd
Painter / Decorator in Palmers Green, N18 1AH
Urban Decorating
Painter / Decorator in London, E18 2DA
Heightvale Limited
Painter / Decorator in Bolton, BL1 4SS
We Fix And Upkeep
Painter / Decorator in London, CR4 4EG
We Do Properties
Painter / Decorator in Bournemouth, BH11 8AH
Bob The Handyman
Painter / Decorator in Barking, IG11 7XF
Finestone Builders & Decorators
Painter / Decorator in Wimbledon, SW19 1LJ
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Latest Painter / Decorator Reviews

21 Nov 2017
After a small problem with the original work it was all put right with no fuss. Shows a good company
when there is no quibble about sorting out a problem. Sorted out another issue at no cost to make up for the issue.
Skyline Roofing
16 Nov 2017
Kevin and Michael , 2 charmers, supplied an extremely good service even pointing out other problems and giving advice. I would recommend them and have even asked fora quote for another job
Pc Flooring
7 Nov 2017
Paul undertook the job with care and like a true professional . I would highly recommend him for flooring and
other jobs such as painting and decorating . I would most definitely use his services again. From a very happy customer. Thank you very much.
Design And Construction
4 Nov 2017
great job and attention to detail; punctual, quick and clean

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

Claire A.
We want to replace the wallpaper shown on the attached photo (we'll strip the wall) with this
Hallway wallpapering and ceiling painted
Wall needs pollyfiller, sand and paint. very small area of wall only
One wall in the kids bedroom needs painting
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