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What to Look for in Painting Contractors in San Ramon

There are many options when a homeowner decides the outside of the home needs a new coat of paint. One of the most common options is to choose to hire someone to do the work. There are some things you need to look for when choosing a painting contractor in San Ramon.

You will want to be sure that the company you choose has plenty of experience. An experienced contractor is much more likely to leave you with a satisfactory result when the job is completed. Just because a company is fairly new, does not necessarily mean they are not good at what they do. You are mainly trying to ascertain whether they are the type to move around a lot, leaving behind warranties that they refuse to honor.

Check to be sure the painting contractor in San Ramon is licensed and insured. The licensing proves that it is a legitimate company and not someone masquerading as a company who only wants to take your money. The insurance ensures that if the contractor becomes injured in the course of the work being done for you, you will not be liable for medical expenses. It also means that if the job is not completed properly or if damage is done to the property, the insurance should cover it.

References can be helpful since they will let you know about the character of the people who are working for the company. Since they will be inside your home (when having interior rooms painted, and possibly when doing exterior painting if you provide a bathroom for them), it is wise to find out whether the company is known as being trustworthy or not. Other customers are the best way to determine how good the company is.

Prices are usually something that matters to the average homeowner. If you get prices from several companies, it will help to know if the price of the company you prefer is comparable to others of the same quality. If not, it is a good idea to find out why. If the price is substantially higher (or lower) than others, then there is usually a reason.

See if the company offers a warranty on their work. This is even more important when the price the company offers is lower than others. If they do offer a warranty, find out exactly what it covers. You may even want to review a copy of the warranty before hiring the company. Don’t assume that any warranty covers all the same things as any other; get the information in writing whenever possible.

Safety measures and attention to detail are other things about which to be concerned. If the company uses unsafe practices, it is good to avoid them. If they just do a slap-on job rather than being careful to do a quality job, then they are not the painting contractor in San Ramon that you want to hire.

 

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(510) 795-0903

Livermore, Dublin, Pleasanton Area
(925) 294-8062

San Ramon, Danville, Alamo Area
(925) 866-9610

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AS OF 2006, THE CONTRACTORS STATE LICENSE BOARD REQUIRES ANY CONTRACTOR THAT DOES HOME IMPROVEMENT WORK EXCEEDING $500.00 TO HAVE A STATE APPROVED CONTRACT SIGNED BY THE HOMEOWNER AND THE COMPANY THAT IS DOING THE WORK. THE CONTRACTOR IS ALSO REQUIRED BY LAW TO HAND YOU A FORM THAT LETS YOU KNOW WHETHER THEY DO OR DO NOT CARRY LIABILITY INSURANCE.

Did you know there are over 16,000 painting contractors in California? Custom Painting, Inc. suggests that you please choose wisely.

Testimonials
Your carpenters are very neat and professional, we are happy with all the work they did in our home. [more»]
Mary Chu
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Your crew was very professional and on time every morning. My home looks beautiful and I will tell everyone I know what a great job you did. [more»]
Lori Bond
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We are very happy with the work your company did in our home. Gene made us feel at ease with the process of the work. [more»]
Nina Robinson
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Your men are everything I was looking for in a painting business. Thank you. [more»]
Barbara Baxter
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Mark please forward this to Norman. Norman was prompt with his calls and when we had appointments for the estimate and color consultations. [more»]
Stan Cartwright
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Great job we enjoyed your guys please use us as a reference. [more»]
Marty Tritt
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Sergio and his crew did a wonderful job on my house. They were clean and detailed. Thanks for a wonderful job. [more»]
Michelle Keanrey
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My wife and I couldn’t be more pleased with the work Pablo and the guys did at our home. Pablo helped us with a couple of issues of where colors should start and stop. [more»]
Greg Parson
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Thank you for the great job. Your guys are nice. [more»]
Mark Applegate
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I am a very picky person when it comes to my home and I would like to thank you for the most pleasant experience I have ever had with anyone that has work in my home [more»]
Ann Wong
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Kevin thanks for the pleasant experience. [more»]
Mike Lipton
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Love the work done at my home. My friends are jealous because my home looks fantastic. [more»]
Nancy Yin
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Rick and Gene did a perfect job installing my molding. Not only was the job impeccable but their clean up every day was excellent. [more»]
Amy Johnson
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Just want to let you know your guys did a great job. [more»]
Pat Slater
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I would like to thank Custom Painting for one of the easiest painting experiences I have had. Kevin’s quick response to my phone calls was unexpected and I was very pleased. [more»]
Chris Newman
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Mark thanks for the excellent service your company gave me. From the time your estimator showed up (on time) until the painters left, it was a very pleasant experience.... [more»]
Steve Cheonis
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Residential & Commercial Painting Services, Custom Molding Installation, Acoustic Ceiling Removal by Custom Painting, Inc. – We are a Licensed and Insured Provider working across the Bay Area, the East Bay, San Ramon, Danville, Livermore, Fremont, Pleasanton, Concord

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