Interior and Exterior Painting
Below is Elite Painting Services Plus painting process on interior and exterior services. We aim to keep clients on the same page in planning for the stages of work which may be necessary, from start to finish. We strive to make each step as efficient as possible, accommodating other contractors or household activities as part of our professionalism.
- Our crew typically arrives on-site 9 AM, and continue working until 4:30 PM.
- Wood floors, carpeting will be protected by paper and clean drop cloths to ensure all floors are protected 100%.
- Furniture will be placed to the middle of the room and covered in plastic.
- Elite Painting Services Plus clean’s up at the day’s end, and store painting materials and equipment in a convenient staging area, on-site.
- In residential spaces, furniture may be replaced at the end of a work day, if requested.
Project Details and Communications
An Elite Painting Services Plus contract describes/includes the following:
- The complete scope of work.
- The existing condition of the surfaces in the contract areas.
- A list of materials and products selected.
- A list of prep work necessary and the number of coats and sheen levels to be applied to each surface.
Following contract signing, preliminary communications are necessary for the following:
- Determining a start date.
- Discussing color selections and giving consultation about color selection/matching, when requested.
- Determining the staging area for materials during the contracted project.
- Conveying the work sequence and daily schedule for the project.
Painting Process and Staining Procedures
Preparing surfaces before painting supports the “perfection” of the result.
Interior Painting and Staining Procedures
- Move furniture to the center of the room/space.
- Cover and protect surfaces not needing paint.
- Fill holes, dents, cracks and imperfections in walls.
- Prime filled or bare surfaces.
- Caulk cracks and gaps in trim.
- Apply paint according to contract specifications.
Exterior Painting and Staining Procedures
- Clear the designated space of movable items.
- High/low pressure wash or hand-wash surfaces, if necessary.
- Remove existing paint which is loose or peeling.
- Inspect area for rotten wood and replace it if an additional work order is placed.
- Prime bare surfaces.
- Caulk cracks and gaps, set popped nails, fill holes, re-glaze windows if necessary.
- Apply paint or stain according to contract specifications.
- Inspect work using a quality control checklist.
- Touch up minor areas.
- Inspect work with client to customer satisfaction.
- Clean the area and replace movable items.