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The other day, I came across on Instagram a friend’s amazing before/after of her freshly painted house. The exterior had formerly been a greenish putty color, a not unattractive shade, but as soon as it was painted over with a dark charcoal gray (Benjamin Moore’s Night Fall, specifically), the house morphed into a beauty. .
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Thanks to easy-to-follow YouTube tutorials, DIY culture is thriving these days. Go ahead and put up that wall shelf, swap out your faucet, and paint the walls yourself—you’ll likely save a lot of money going the DIY route—but when it comes to painting the outside of your house, it’s best to hire pros. That’s because they can often get the best deals on paint (a cost savings), already have all the equipment required, and, well, they’re pros. Painting your house, especially if it’s a multistory house, is exacting, physically demanding, and sometimes dangerous work.
This isn’t a highly-paid profession, but on the other hand, you don’t even need a high school diploma. An average wage of $16.92 per hour isn’t too bad for a position that requires so little to get started.
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My experience with this team was smooth and painless from the beginning. I was able to get an estimate appointment for exterior painting fairly quickly, and James arrived on time and gave me a sense of confidence with the company. Unlike other estimators who simply looked around the property and then tell me to look out for the estimate via email, James took some time to present the company's credentials and explain what the process would be like. He presented references and documents showing they were up to date on their workers comp insurance, and photos of the work in progress to demonstrate the process. It's old school, but I do appreciate it.
In other words, house painting can just as easily enhance your home decorating style as it can cramp it - the difference is all in how you do it.
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Rolling, on the other hand, is better for more detailed work. It involves using rollers to manually apply the paint, so it’s more difficult and will take longer. Labor rates for rolling are usually higher than for spraying.
Apply the paint with your roller in the same two phases I described above. Instead of working in a 5' square area, try working in more narrow strips that extend from floor to ceiling.
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Bead board on the ceiling, love the paint color. Great tile for the floor as well. Someday.