DIY or Hire a Pro Painter?
If you are contemplating hiring a pro painter rather than making this a DIY project you’ve come to the right place. This article will help outline some of the pros and cons of both decisions, and I think you will find it to be helpful.
Often things that we think will be easy to accomplish like painting can prove to be a considerable challenge without the proper training and experience. There are many things involved in painting that require a substantial time investment before any paint can be applied on most jobs. Preparation is by far the most important part of any paint job and without it, quality suffers and furniture and flooring can be damaged.
Have a look at some of these difficult paint jobs our pro painters are performing. Would you feel comfortable tackling any of them?
So why should I hire a Pro Painter instead of just doing it myself?
Let me give you 3 reasons why people make the smart choice to hire a pro painter rather than tackling home painting projects on their own.
TIME – most homeowners, especially those with children always seem to be short on time. There never seems to be enough hours in the day for our routine tasks, let alone adding a painting project into the mix. Many well meaning spouses attempt to tackle painting projects, but never get to see the finish line because of other responsibilities. This often causes disappointment and frustration for couples when it could easily be avoided by paying a professional painter.
QUALITY – the other main reason people hire a pro painter is because of quality. When you pay for professional painting services, there is a higher level of expected quality in the finished project. This means that if you aren’t happy with the finished product for any reason, your painter will make it right. When homeowners attempt the DIY thing, they often experience interruptions and distractions that prevent them from focusing on painting and tasks can get neglected or missed. This results in a poor quality finish and jobs left incomplete.
STRESS – if you have ever tried to paint anything yourself, you know that it can be a very tedious and stressful experience. Most people find that it takes way too long for them to finish the average bedroom, and are often not thrilled with the results. Wavy cut lines, roller marks on the walls, paint slopped over on the ceiling and trim – all can be avoided by letting our courteous and professional painters take the stress away from you.
In summary, there are certainly pros and cons to hiring a pro painter vs. DIY. The pros from the DIY side would obviously be the cost savings on the labour portion of the job. The cons to this would be the significant time investment you would have to make in order to complete the painting yourself. At the end of the day, there is always opportunity cost. Hiring a professional painter can save you much time which could be used to pay for the service, or to invest in any activity that gives you more joy.
The benefits of hiring a pro painter are the following:
- efficient, friendly & affordable service
- you free up your time to do the things you enjoy
- you don’t have to DIY!!!
- your spouse will be much happier!!!
- you will be thrilled with the quality of the finished product
Thanks for reading our article today. I hope you have found it informative and fun. We would love to hear your comments, please share your thoughts with us. As always if you would like a little help with your home painting project we are always just a phone call away. Call 905-581-0999 today for your free, no obligation painting proposal, we would be happy to help!