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  • Clover Construction

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    Posted by David M.on 07/23/2022

    I received a fair estimate from this company. The first time I encountered them I discovered how family orientated they are. That meant a lot to me so I gave them a chance. I run a business but also have a background in construction. I understand the costs involved and time it takes to preform a lot of different projects. They were very sensitive to my budget and worked inside of the time frame agreed upon. I have hired them for a few projects now and plan to contact them first with any future projects. They have a great communication style. They are up front with their intentions. They are honest and do not create surprises that cost extra in the end like many other contractors. They even work after business hours to accommodate and get things done. Good honest guys providing a service at a reasonable cost. Highly recommend them.

  • Albert Adamkoski Roofing

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    Posted by Kris S.on 11/08/2021

    We had a leaking shed dormer roof on our 70yr old home due to ice buildup in the winter and general weather wear and tear. Josh came and knew exactly what to do to fix our problem but also patiently talked us through the process and answered all of our questions. A hardworking, professional crew came and did an outstanding job. A+ experience all around.

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Standard Fees Associated With Professional Paint Services

The sort of painting services, favorite brand or type of paint, and size of the area needing paint all factor into how much interior or outdoor paintwork might set you back. Painting over uneven materials —such as brick—or dark colors that may need more than one coat can be pricier than painting over pastel or flat areas.

Usually, interior house painting jobs costs about $3.50 per square foot. Outside house painting comes to $1.50 to $4 per square foot, on average.

Some other elements that may impact the cost of house painting services include:

  • Paint type and quality. Paint is not all priced evenly, and selecting a costlier kind of paint obviously increases the overall cost.
  • Preparatory work required. If painting professionals must prime walls or repair exterior boards or siding before they paint, the total typically raises.
  • State. The prices for all goods and services change based on your location and state, and painting jobs are no exception.
  • Height. If painting team members must put up scaffolding or use other tools to reach high areas to paint, the price can go up by up to 120%. The price goes up as the height rises, so houses with multiple stories or cathedral ceilings are likely to cost more to paint than a single-story ranch.

Reach out to available painters inAmsterdam to discuss your project and obtain a cost estimate.

What Are Typical Services a Painting Company Provides?

House painters do a lot more than cover your walls or exterior siding with a new color. Some painting contractors may add accent walls or create decorative flourishes, for example, and others might also offer pressure washing work for exterior siding.

A lot of house painting companies do interior wall painting. At its most basic, these services include priming and painting walls, including edgework, to guarantee a professional-looking finish. Some contractors might also paint baseboards, molding, and ceilings, molding, ceilings, and baseboards, but it’s vital to ask and not just assume.

Contractors that offer outdoor residential painting jobs paint the outside of houses, including siding, brick, and other surfaces. Double check with a contractor to ensure it will paint specialty surfaces should your house has them.

If you’re searching for a bit more creativity, you may want a company that does stenciling or other creative painting. This specialty service might decrease the number of companies you can hire and raise the price. It’s especially important that you review a painter’s portfolio to comprehend if they can do creative work you’ll be satisfied with.

Contacting potential painting companies in Amsterdam is the best way to learn if they may provide the services you need. Offering as many details as you can regarding your preferences and goals for the painting job can also help professionals give you the most precise estimate.

Frequently asked questions

Painters usually price a job by the square feet of the project. Sometimes they’ll include flat fees for fixed expenses, like overhead and permits.

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Interior painting makes for a doable DIY project. You can save some money and get a real sense of accomplishment by doing this yourself. And, with the right prep work – covering, taping and scraping – it’s fairly forgiving. But it takes a lot of time to move furniture, tape trim, prep the surface and cover your floor, let alone apply the actual paint. Instead, save yourself the time and hassle and find a local interior painter.

Leave exterior painting to the pros. Not only do you need to worry about the type and quality of the paint, you’ll also likely need a ladder and considerably more prep work. You’ll likely need additional equipment like ladders, scaffolding and possibly a paint sprayer. It’s almost cheaper to just hire a pro. Talk to a local exterior house painter about your project.

  1. Do your research. Understand what to expect and what to look for in a pro. Look at paint types, prices and costs.
    1. Interior home painting costs $1,000-$2,800
    2. Exterior painting costs $1,700-$4,100
    3. Painting a ceiling costs $150-$350
    4. Painting cabinets costs $350-$1,200
    5. Trim painting costs $500-$1,500
    6. Calculate paint coverage
  2. Call pros for site inspections and estimates. Always get three to five estimates.
  3. Check references, compare quotes, look at past work. After you have estimates in hand, do one final pass to compare the contractors.
  4. Sign a contract with the pro of your choice. You might need to make a down payment, usually 25% to 50% of the total project cost to cover material costs, but not all pros require this. Don’t pay for the entire project upfront.

  • A complete inspection. Each pro takes a walk around your home to evaluate the condition of your current paint, the size of the job and any obstacles for accessing the site. They do this to see how much prep work they’ll need and estimate how long the job will take. The more thorough the inspection, the more accurate the quote.
  • Color consultation. Expect each contractor to have varying color options and suggestions. However, you have the final say.
  • Listen to the pro – they’re experts after all – but don’t get pushed into a color combination or finish type that you don’t want. Understand the different exterior paints or interior paint choices before your pro arrives.
  • A rough estimate or complete quote. Finishing contractors vary here. Usually, they can quote straightforward projects on the spot. But some may need to take it back to their shop to run numbers and give you a detailed estimate with costs broken out. Neither method is better than the other, but just make sure to get multiple quotes.

  1. How long have you been in business? A long business history helps you avoid shoddy companies. It’s hard for a service business to stay in business if they don’t do good work.
  2. Are you licensed and insured? Not all states require a license for painting homes, but many do. Always use one that’s insured.
  3. Do you belong to any professional organizations? You’ll find many online, like the Painting Contractors Association or the Finishing Contractors Association?
  4. Do you have other work I can look at? Always check a portfolio or, in the case of painters, it’s better to look at work they did a few years ago to see how well it’s held up.
  5. How long will the job take? Get a rough estimate but get it in writing.
  6. How many people are in your crew? This is especially important if you work remotely. More people generally means more noise, but they’ll be done faster.
  7. Will I be in the way if I’m home during the painting? You usually won’t be in the way, but this question helps you understand what to expect while they’re working. They’ll need to lay down coverings and do a lot of prep work.
  8. Do you guarantee your work? Never hire a painter who doesn’t guarantee their work. This often means they’ll rush the prep work, since peeling never happens right away.
  9. What type of paint do you use, and how long is it rated to last? Different rooms need different paint and the exterior needs exterior paint. It comes in different grades with different guaranteed lifetimes.
  10. Can you supply a written estimate and contract? Never use a painter who isn’t willing to put his work in writing.

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  • NewProject: Paint or Stain Single Items
    Location: Amsterdam, NY
    Date: 09/27/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Property Owner: Yes
    Comment: A 1 story 12 X 32 FT BARN. EXTERIOR, AND TRIM painted barn has never been painted before
  • NewProject: Paint or Stain Exterior Surfaces
    Location: Amsterdam, NY
    Date: 09/26/22
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Square Footage: Under 1500 sqft
    Surface Material: Wood
    Number of Stories: One story
    Wall Condition: Excellent - Like new and requires no repair
    What do you want to paint?: Other
    Comment: 12X32 ft 1 story barn painted
  • NewProject: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
    Location: Amsterdam, NY
    Date: 09/26/22
    Features to be painted/stained: Exterior door(s)
    Features to be painted/stained: Other
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Comment: A 1 story 12 X 32 FT BARN. EXTERIOR, AND TRIM painted barn has never been painted before
  • Project: Paint or Stain Exterior Surfaces
    Location: Amsterdam, NY
    Date: 09/17/22
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Square Footage: 1500-3000 sqft
    Surface Material: Wood
    Number of Stories: One story
    Wall Condition: Excellent - Like new and requires no repair
    What do you want to paint?: Less than half of the home exterior (1-2 sides)
  • Project: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
    Location: Amsterdam, NY
    Date: 09/14/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Number of Rooms: 7 - 8
    Are you interested in financing?: Yes
    What is the total square footage of the rooms to be painted?: I don't know
    What is the average ceiling height of the rooms you want painted?: 8 ft
    What is the occupancy of the house?: Furnished and occupied
    Which best describes the condition of your walls?: Very Good - Looks new and requires no repairs
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Whole House
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    Customer moving in/out?: No
  • Project: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
    Location: Amsterdam, NY
    Date: 09/07/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Number of Rooms: 3 - 4
    Are you interested in financing?: No
    What is the total square footage of the rooms to be painted?: Under 1500 sqft
    What is the average ceiling height of the rooms you want painted?: 8 ft
    What is the occupancy of the house?: Furnished and occupied
    Which best describes the condition of your walls?: Good - Has minor cosmetic defects that may require patching
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Kitchen
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Bathroom(s)
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Stairways
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Ceiling
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    Customer moving in/out?: No
  • Project: Paint or Stain Exterior Surfaces
    Location: Amsterdam, NY
    Date: 08/31/22
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Square Footage: Under 1500 sqft
    Surface Material: Wood
    Number of Stories: Two stories or more
    Wall Condition: Fair - Has cracking, peeling, or wood rot that likely needs repairing
    What do you want to paint?: Less than half of the home exterior (1-2 sides)
  • Project: Paint or Stain Exterior Surfaces
    Location: Amsterdam, NY
    Date: 08/26/22
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Square Footage: I don't know
    Surface Material: Wood
    What do you want to paint?: More than half of the home exterior (3-4 sides)
  • Project: Paint or Stain Exterior Surfaces
    Location: Amsterdam, NY
    Date: 08/25/22
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Square Footage: 1500-3000 sqft
    Surface Material: Wood
    Number of Stories: Two stories or more
    Wall Condition: Fair - Has cracking, peeling, or wood rot that likely needs repairing
    What do you want to paint?: More than half of the home exterior (3-4 sides)
  • Project: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
    Location: Amsterdam, NY
    Date: 08/17/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Number of Rooms: 3 - 4
    Are you interested in financing?: No
    What is the total square footage of the rooms to be painted?: Under 1500 sqft
    What is the average ceiling height of the rooms you want painted?: 8 ft
    What is the occupancy of the house?: Furnished and occupied
    Which best describes the condition of your walls?: Good - Has minor cosmetic defects that may require patching
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Kitchen
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Bathroom(s)
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Hallways
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Stairways
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Ceiling
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    Customer moving in/out?: Yes
  • Project: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
    Location: Amsterdam, NY
    Date: 08/15/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Number of Rooms: 1 - 2
    Are you interested in financing?: No
    What is the total square footage of the rooms to be painted?: Under 1500 sqft
    What is the average ceiling height of the rooms you want painted?: 8 ft
    What is the occupancy of the house?: Furnished and occupied
    Which best describes the condition of your walls?: Good - Has minor cosmetic defects that may require patching
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Kitchen
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Living Areas
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Dining Room
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Hallways
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    Customer moving in/out?: No
    Comment: Prep, Very little to do, and paint walls in Living room, Dining room/Kitchen and some hallway. one to two colors max. Paint to be provided by client
  • Project: Paint or Stain Single Items
    Location: Amsterdam, NY
    Date: 08/08/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Comment: Some sanding and staining
  • Project: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
    Location: Amsterdam, NY
    Date: 08/03/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Number of Rooms: 1 - 2
    Are you interested in financing?: No
    What is the total square footage of the rooms to be painted?: Under 1500 sqft
    What is the average ceiling height of the rooms you want painted?: 8 ft
    What is the occupancy of the house?: Furnished and unoccupied
    Which best describes the condition of your walls?: Very Good - Looks new and requires no repairs
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Bedroom(s)
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Ceiling
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    Customer moving in/out?: No
    Comment: Had wall paper for 20+ years. For the most part removed wall paper but can't get glue off in several areas, also will require some patching.

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