Easy house painting estimates

Are you a self-employed painter?

Easy house painting estimates

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Easy house painting estimates

Ultimately, the client, tends to when making a
buying decision go by first impressions of the
salesman, that is you the painting contractor.
Do you look trustworthy, clean, cheerful. Did you
give a clear picture of the work you
have estimated for. Did you arrive on time.
Are you going to do the work
personally and not use subcontractors. Can you supply
good references. Have you liability insurance cover.

Who gives the estimate has a huge bearing
on the cost. A self employed painter
who may be temporally out of work will be
very happy to do your private work,
His outgoings are low and he is
able to paint a simple room without
complex trim for about £130 - £195. If
you hire a proper contractor with their
high overheads - you will pay 3-4
times that amount.

You can learn about estimating painting and
decorating contracts from: mp3s, listening to cds,
or watching videos in your spare time.
These options are free or very low cost.
You might want to try a more
hands-on method personal coaching. You will
be able to ask questions about your
individual business the coach will steer you in
the right direction and help with any
changes that have to be made.

Easy house painting estimates

Estimating time for preparation work can be very
tricky and requires special consideration If a
room has wallpaper that needs stripping it may
take you 20 minutes to remove or all day.
There may be several papers on the wall
and some could be washable which will
require a steam stripper which you may
have to hire. When the paper is
removed the walls could need a lot of
filling and sanding down. Conclusion you should
estimate wall paper stripping at 8 hours
per medium sized room.



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Easy house painting estimates

Easy house painting estimates

londonwidepainters.co.uk

Easy house painting estimates

If the paint job is complicated the
painter may ask if he can do it
on a day-work rate. This is not
a good deal for the householder as there
is no telling what the eventual cost
will be. Insist on a price for
the whole job. Get an estimate from
another painter and compare the two.
They may differ greatly.

Business after Christmas is always slow. No one
it seem wants any work done till the
Spring time. So what is the answer?
Do you take advantage of this lull to
learn the skills of a paint estimator or
fall back on the only sales tactic
you know, they drop their prices!! This to
them is a master stroke. What happens
next is their competitors do the same to
try and secure the same contract at
a much lower loss making price.

Easy house painting estimates

Most self employed painters fail to charge
the same rates that big building companies charge.
They estimate jobs on the rates they would
receive working direct for a builder. The builder
has to charges double to cover high overheads
and then adds VAT Write your estimates like
a big builder not a one man band!!

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Easy house painting estimates