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Anyone in Pennsylvania can pick up a paint brush; get paid
for painting, and call himself a painter. There are no tests that you have to
take to be a painter. I doubt if this is what you want, so you need to do some
Request a Free House Painting Estimate
Serving: Bucks & Montgomery County,
North East Philadelphia
* Boring stuff-but you should read this
want the cheapest price in town, get a painter who isnít registered with the
state, a contractor who has no references, carries no liability insurance or
workmenís compensation; and tells you verbally he is covered.
a number of painting companies donít carry the proper insurance. If painters
have the proper coverage, they will be glad to show you in writing their
Pennsylvania requires someone carry Workmenís Comp. insurance on a
contractorís worker, none of this really matters until a painter falls off a 2
foot ladder and hurts his back.
This stuff is important, but overlooked much of the time!
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do an estimate we show you in writing who to call to verify our credentials,
and we donít charge for an estimate.
Our company, John
Clark Painting, is fully insured through
Knoll Insurance Company.
You can obtain
information regarding our policies at
1-717.774.8128. Every painter should provide you with the following
* Ask if contractor has a liability
* Ask if contractor has a Workers Compensation policy
* Ask if contractor is registered with the state.
Every contractor who has the above information would be happy to show
you in writing that he has complied with these requirements. You are welcome
to confirm our information. Registration required with the office of the
Attorney General, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
# PA 000618 1- 888 52O
Our work is guaranteed
for two years. At the job we will have a work order sheet for our painters to
follow. Usually the only disappointments come when the scope of the job is not
Whatever the project, it
is helpful to have any decision-makers present and involved from the
beginning. That way you make the best decision.
The whole painting process
trying to find a dance partner.
For things to work right
everybody needs to be in sync;
this makes for a good job.
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Bidding on painting
I have enclosed a
form that you can copy.
I have gone into many houses and the homeowner says, ď I want to paint this
room.Ē It helps to know beforehand what gets painted.
For example, do you want the
doors painted, one side or both? Does the door
trim get painted? Do the walls get one coat or two? How much does a
second coat cost?
Many home owners donít consider these questions. It is
important that you get pricing on the same amount of work. We break down the
components for you: ceiling, walls, trim, and the grade of paint so you
can compare estimates reliably.
This makes your job easier. If you need to consult with another person it is
helpful that he or she is present, so that you end up getting reliable information, and it
is easier to make your decision.
is helpful when considering bids that you are comparing apples
Our Worksheet Form
to assist in the estimate process
for your records
Call 61O-346-7438 | or
to arrange for a free onsite estimate.
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