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    Hire a Local Painter & Decorator Near Me

    Looking for a reliable painter and decorator? At MyJobQuote you can easily find the best painters and decorators and compare multiple quotes. Get a local painter and decorator to turn your home in to the masterpiece you have always dreamt of. Use our quote form to get free, no obligation quotes from local tradesmen. Compare quotes from painters and decorators and select the one that suits your needs. Customers using our service often save money by getting lower quotes from our tradespeople. No job is to small or too big, from stripping wallpaper to full room decoration we have tradesmen suited to the job. Looking for a commercial painters or decorators we have them too, make sure to describe the size of your job to be matched up.

    Painter and Decorator Overview

    Professional painting and decorating firms pride themselves on treating customers the way they would like to be treated and always leaving a finished room in a clean and tidy state. Most painter & decorators offer a full range of services including internal and external decoration, paper-hanging, artexing, coving, floor sanding, woodwork staining/varnishing and even minor building work and alterations. Painter and decorator companies also carry out a range of insurance work, carrying out repairs for fire and water damage claims. Reputable companies will have a Health & Safety certificate and offer guarantees as standard.

    Interior and exterior painting and decorating can obviously be done on a DIY basis if you are competent, as can wallpaper hanging. However, many of us have busy lives and want to spend our time at home relaxing, rather than working! Wallpapering and painting can be a time-consuming process and untrained decorators are much more likely to make a mistake, which could ruin the look of a newly decorated room and end up costing more than hiring a professional in the first place. If you're worried about the cost of professional wallpaper hanging, painting and decorating, rest assured that although the hourly rates may seem high, professional decorators can make short work of projects due to their experience, finishing jobs in a fraction of the time it can take a DIY enthusiasts, so the price for the finished work can work out to be quite reasonable.

    Wallpapering

    The main cost on any wallpapering project is the labour, so when estimating costs, remember that the harder it is to hang wallpaper, the higher the labour cost. So for a room with very high ceilings, or for a stairwell, you will have to spend more to get a professional job done. The opposite is also true, if it is a standard squared room with no awkward cut outs or high ceilings, then it will be quicker to wallpaper so therefore expect a better price.

    Most decorators will usually charge by the day or the hour for wallpapering, although some charge by the roll of paper or give a fixed price based on the size of the room. Always check that any quotes include the cost of removing scrap paper and rubbish on job completion. Most people will supply their own choice of wallpaper, but if this is being supplied by the decorator, then this will obviously be another variable which will affect the price. The cost of materials can vary greatly, from cheap paper at your local DIY store to unique or hand-printed designs from designer outlets.

    One final point to consider is the condition of your walls, once they are clean and free of old paper your decorator may need to fill in any holes or uneven parts of the wall for a smooth finish. Small divots in the wall should not have a huge impact on costs, but a wall that needs to be re-plastered will add to the costs substantially. Unfortunately the condition of your walls is hard to establish until the old paper is removed, so bear this in mind when getting wallpapering quotes. Although plastering will add to the cost, it is well worth getting done, as smooth walls will ensure the wallpaper will then last longer with a superior, professional finish.

    Choosing a Painter & Decorator

    A recommendation from someone you know is a great way to find a painter & decorator as this gives you a good place to start and an opportunity to see their work first hand. You can also check with the Painting and Decorating Association who can provide a list of painters and decorators in your area. Choosing a painter who is a member of a trade association means they have been thoroughly vetted and keep abreast of the latest techniques and regulations in the decorating industry.

    When hiring a decorator, always check they carry adequate Public Liability Insurance and remember that any quality painter and decorator will be more than happy to supply references and examples of past work. professional painter and decorator can also be invaluable in terms of offering advice on the best way to achieve your aims when it comes to decorating projects. when choosing a painter and decorator, don't worry if they cannot visit for a few weeks, this is a good sign as they are in demand and also gives you plenty of time to gather paint and wallpaper samples.

    Painter and Decorator Frequently Asked Questions

    Do painters and decorators work on an hourly rate?

    Most painters and decorators will change per project they are completing for example if they are painting a bedroom they will charge a set rate. According to a survey, the average hourly rate of a painter and decorator is £15 per hour.

    How do I find a painter and decorator near me?

    There are loads of ways you can find a painter and decorator. Here is an example of a few - social media platforms, yellow pages, online tradesmen directories.

    Do I need a specific painter to paint the outside of my house?

    No, you can get in touch with any local painter and decorator and they are usually happy to provide a quote as long as they have the correct equipment for the job.

    At Wizard Restorations, our goal is to provide you with excellent service, workmanship and aftercare. We takeaway the stress and hassle that comes with having home improvements.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "So prompt, pleasant, and so comprehensive, and obviously skilled and expert and helpful in his advice. Prompt work. Very fair price compared to others. I intend to provide further work for this firm."

    Slate & Tiled Roof
    By Michael on 7th Sep 2021
    • Joined Feb 2020
    • Established 2018
    • Decorator in Ilkeston
    • Public liability insurance
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Excellent service would use again"

    General Maintenance
    By June on 16th Sep 2021
    • Joined Jul 2014
    • Established 1995
    • Decorator in Woolaton
    • ID checked

    D and S BUILDERS Formed in 2008, D+S Builders has many years of experience in the building contractors trade, and provides building services to clients throughout the region. The company is based in Nanpean (St. Austell). No job too small and free e...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Dave had a look at the job, gave a very reasonable quote and fixed the problem. Will definitely get him to do other maintenance jobs we have around the house."

    Guttering and Rainwater Pipe
    By Jackie on 12th Sep 2021
    • Joined Aug 2015
    • Established 2008
    • Decorator in St. austell
    • ID checked

    I am a domestic appliance engineer by trade but have built several new houses in Bulgaria between 2005 - 2015 . Capable of carrying out small electrical work and plumbing work, not equipped for roof work or qualified for gas work.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "John was professional, polite and very efficient - would recommend him"

    Garden Shed
    By David on 5th Sep 2021
    • Joined Feb 2019
    • Established 2017
    • Decorator in Chertsey
    • Public liability insurance

    Been painting and decorating new buildings for over 20 years and I’m handy and most diy from flat pack to sheds

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Lee was absolutely amazing, can't recommend him enough! He was early, cracked straight on with the job, brought his own tools, was a neat worker and even did me extra jobs on top of the one I advertised! Top bloke and I will defin..."

    Flat Pack Furniture Assembly
    By Rebecca on 24th Apr 2020

    Jarvis Decor reply: Thank you for the great review Rebecca, it was my pleasure to help

    • Joined Mar 2018
    • Established 2017
    • Decorator in Manchester
    • ID checked

    I am a painter and decorator with over 20 years of experience I do internal and external work and specialise in wallpaper hanging. I am very flexible with times and like to accommodate all customers.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Happy with the work."

    Internal Painting & Decorating
    By Victoria on 12th Sep 2021
    • Joined Dec 2019
    • Established 1996
    • Decorator in Watford
    • Public liability insurance

    I offer seriousness and good quality of work with a team of 4 workers I have been in this industry for 8 years and I have made many happy customers

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Very efficient and quality painting"

    External Painting - Windows & Door
    By Alex on 15th Jul 2021
    • Joined Feb 2020
    • Established 2018
    • Decorator in London
    • ID checked

    Any work carries out of a handyman nature. Electrical sockets switches etc new consumer units Joinery Flat pack Shelving Clearances Jet washing And will do lots more as have a varied skill set

    Most recent homeowner review

    "David has done an excellent job of fitting our laminate flooring, has excellent workmanship and a very pleasant man."

    Laminate Flooring
    By Hugh on 12th Sep 2021
    • Joined Jul 2020
    • Established 2020
    • Decorator in North shields
    • ID checked

    SLG Maintenance are a friendly competitive company that carry out work to a high standard, prompt, efficient, clean and tidy standards are at the heart of the work we do. We can quote, estimate and carry out insurance work across all aspects of prope...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Excellent service"

    Shelving & Hangings
    By Carla on 7th Feb 2021
    • Joined Feb 2019
    • Established 2018
    • Decorator in Bradford
    • ID checked

    Hi My names Mustafa Ismail and I'm the sole director of Stow Maintenance Ltd. I have been in property maintenance for over 15yrs working for various construction and maintenance companies. In 2017 I decided to set up my own company and work...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Lovely completed the job at a very good price"

    Plumbing Repair & Maintenance
    By Aisline on 24th Feb 2021
    • Joined Feb 2017
    • Established 2017
    • Decorator in London
    • Public liability insurance

    Professional, Affordable, Reliable. Services we cover: Installation Servicing Gas safety (yearly checks) Pipework (Water & Gas) Ventilation Gas - cookers/boilers/ovens/fireplaces/LPG(static homes & caravans) Electrical - cookers/ovens/refri...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Quick and responsive"

    Gas Ovens, Hobs & Stoves
    By Victor on 30th Oct 2020
    • Joined Dec 2018
    • Established 2018
    • Decorator in Leicester
    • ID checked

    Hello my name is Radek. I have 12 years experience as a HandyMan. Any problem let me know ANY TIME 24 / 7 . All the best for everyone;)

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Very good came to quote and started the job whilst there. Finishing off today."

    Wooden Doors - External
    By Eunice on 24th Feb 2021
    • Joined Oct 2019
    • Established 2014
    • Decorator in London
    • ID checked

    Here at Andrews Gardening & Decorating Handyman Services, we supply an array of services including: -House Hold Handyman services -Building flat packs, wardrobes, draws, beds, trampolines, -Handyman services -Re-leveling of paving sto...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "All sorted with an internal door replacement. The work was completed quickly and efficiently, at a very fair price. I would highly recommend."

    Wooden Doors - Internal
    By Julie on 19th Feb 2021
    • Joined Mar 2017
    • Established 2014
    • Decorator in Batley
    • ID checked

    Painting and Decorating since 1989. With over 30 years experience in the trade and with many great reviews.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Great job done by Stevie would highly recommend...and also a nice pleasant guy....this is a great site for getting jobs done around the home...will be using again"

    Internal Painting & Decorating
    By Mary on 14th Jun 2021
    • Joined Feb 2017
    • Established 1989
    • Decorator in Glasgow
    • ID checked

    We are experienced assemblers available for all areas across London and outer London. We assemble furniture for your home or office. No job is too small Ikea, Habitat, Made, Next, John Lewis, Harveys, Benson Beds, Wayfair, Time4Sleep, Amazon, EBa...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Tanvir did an excellent job today I would definitely employ him again."

    General Maintenance
    By Jennifer on 15th Sep 2021
    • Joined Oct 2020
    • Established 2020
    • Decorator in London
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Ok good plastering . Bit disappointed damaged lights didn't clean up well"

    Plaster Skimming
    By Robert on 11th Aug 2021
    • Joined Apr 2018
    • Decorator in Newport
    • ID checked

    With over thirty years experience Most jobs are within my scope. Residential and commercial projects are undertaken. I endeavour to offer sound advice in order for clients to arrive at a more knowledgeable decision. I advise on quality/quantity of ma...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Clean tidy job with excellent materials used. Tradesman was very friendly, punctual, and quoted a very fair price for the job."

    Floor Tiling
    By Roger on 12th Feb 2021
    • Joined Oct 2017
    • Decorator in Birmingham
    • ID checked

    My job specification is plasterer/finisher. For the past year I have been a contractor for a successful bathroom/kitchen design company. My portfolio of works has extended through the knowledge I have gained throughout my career. I am fully insured u...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Quality work. Clean and tidy job. Would definitely recommend and already got another job lined up."

    Plaster Skimming
    By Darren on 29th Nov 2020
    • Joined Dec 2017
    • Established 2016
    • Decorator in Worthing
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Very good very professional"

    Flat Pack Furniture Assembly
    By Ihtisham on 14th Jul 2021
    • Joined Dec 2019
    • Established 2003
    • Decorator in Dewsbury
    • ID checked

    ICD Painting and Decorating Profesional services over 10 years experience very good references and happy costumers.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Great job! Everything was done as agreed, on the day agreed at the time agreed (a rare thing it seems these days) Job was completed perfectly, plus a few extra bits. Very professional, easy to deal with, would definitely use again..."

    Internal Painting & Decorating
    By Darren on 16th Sep 2021
    • Joined Aug 2019
    • Established 2015
    • Decorator in Thirsk
    • Public liability insurance
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