Painting Contractors in Los Angeles, CA
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Los Angeles Home Painters
Painting is one of the most common projects in the home improvement industry. Whether the area in question is inside or outside, large or small, a fresh coat of paint can often enhance the look of it, as well as offer protection for the materials underneath. In some cases, this is a job that a homeowner can tackle him or herself, but for jobs that are very large or involved, it's often a near necessity to hire some help in order to get the results you want in a reasonable amount of time. In these instances, hiring a professional Los Angeles home painter is a good idea not just for efficiency's sake, but also for the peace of mind that comes with having an experienced hand help pick the right paint (and right painting techniques) for the task.
House Painters: Exteriors
The paint that's on the outside of your house is extremely important. Not only is it more than partly responsible for creating your home's curb appeal, but it also provides protection from the elements for the siding underneath it. An experienced Los Angeles house painter is likely to have quite a bit of knowledge about which brands hold up best in the area, and will probably have some suggestions about what colors will work best in the long run.
Home Painters: Interiors
Though most L.A. residents would probably not attempt to paint the outside of their homes themselves for purely practical reasons, many are the homeowners that decide to do their interior painting themselves. While this is by no means a "bad" decision, there are certain benefits of hiring a professional for this job, too.
Interior painting allows for a lot more leeway both in color choice and paint quality; because of this, you're likely to find that your options for painting the inside of your house can be a bit overwhelming. Sure, picking out the color in this situation is something that is far more dependant on personal preference than it is on practicality, but getting the right kind of paint for the job goes far beyond just the color. Longevity is definitely an issue, but the type of household you have should also be taken into consideration, as well. For example, homes with small children might be better adorned with a different kind of paint than homes without. You may even want to change the brand of paint between rooms depending on factors like sun exposure or moisture levels.
Equipment and Expertise
Aside from the excellent advice that comes with hiring a professional Los Angeles home painter, you'll also get the benefit of having the paint applied with an experienced hand, and the best equipment available. Commercial painting materials don't come cheap, and even though they can be rented, it will probably take some practice to operate this equipment with precision and skill. Instead of the time that it takes to find and rent everything you need, research the different kinds of paint on the market to get the right one, and prep the area to be painted, you can simply hire a good painting company and get a guarantee that the job will be done right.
Pricing Los Angeles Home Painters
Diehard DIYs with the right experience who have access to the same equipment the pros use will certainly be able to save some money by taking care of this project themselves. For the rest of us, getting professional results is probably well worth the additional cost of labor. The national average price is just more than $2,000 to hire an interior home painter; Los Angeles prices range from a little more than $1,000 all the way up to $10,000 (with most jobs coming in well under $5,000). For exterior work, the national average is just less than $3,000, while our figures for L.A. show most jobs coming in between $3,000 and $6,000 with high-end projects costing as much as $12,000.