How to know if you’re being quoted a fair price by an interior painting company

If you’ve never hired interior painters before, you probably have no idea how much it would cost to paint your home. While you might be tempted to go with the least expensive option, it might mean you will not get the quality work you desire.

Here’s how you know how much it should cost to hire an interior painter in Vancouver:

  1. Shop around

    When you’ve never worked with an interior painter before, never go with the first estimate you get for a job. Instead, get at least three estimates. This will help to give you a better idea of industry pricing.

  2. Ask specific questions

    The work that a painter is planning to do might contribute to the discrepancies in pricing. On the cheaper end, you may find painters who will only apply a single coat of paint and do nothing more. On the more expensive end, you may find that the interior painters will properly prep the surfaces to be painted, apply 2 coats of high-quality paint, and even paint your trimmings, ceilings and doors in addition to your walls. Knowing exactly what you want and asking what the interior painters offer for the estimates they have provided will help you to determine a fair price.

  3. Consider supply and demand

    If you know you want to have your interior walls painted before the start of summer, you may want to consider booking from now as experienced interior painters are often booked months in advance. This may be one of the reasons for price discrepancies. Well-established interior painters whose jobs are booked months in advance will charge more while a newer painter who is not in high demand will offer lower prices to attract more customers. It is the rule of supply and demand. The discrepancies in pricing could even be attributed to the fact that a newer painter sometimes does not have a full understanding of how much work there is to be done. You could find that they quote you one price before they get started and then another when they discover the full scope of work.

Searching for interior painters in Vancouver?

If you are looking for interior painter in Vancouver who will do quality work at a reasonable price, contact us at Hemlock Interior Painting. At Hemlock Interior Painting, you will find a team of highly skilled and experienced interior painters who will do the job right every time. Our exclusive quoting system takes all pricing variables into account, so you’ll never be surprised by the final bill. And if for any reason you are not satisfied with the paint job, we will come back and fix it for you—free of charge—until you are happy.

With our online paint job scheduling system, we also guarantee precise start and finish dates, so every job is completed on time. Throughout the painting process, our project managers will monitor the crew using a real-time workforce management system. This will ensure first-rate quality control at every stage of the project. Once the project is completed, we will inspect the paint job and then our crew will clean up. If at the end of the project, you are not 100% satisfied, we will fix it for free, until you are pleased.

So, what are you waiting for? Now is the time to let our Vancouver painters come in and help you beautify and update your house.

Request your free estimate here!