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What does a painting service include?

Usually, painting services will include the full process from setup and preparation to painting and final clean up. Some common painting services include:

Interior wall painting

Painting your room or interior walls will give your space a fresh new look, help reduce cooking smells, control mould, and remove fingerprints and marks. A professional painter will choose paints to suit the style and function of your office, house, bedroom, apartment, or bathroom. 

Preparation for the paint service starts with removing or covering furniture and putting down drop sheets, along with washing any wall surfaces. Your local painter will repair any surface holes then sand rough areas and prime if needed. To paint walls and ceilings, your painter will start by cutting in with a small brush, before covering the remaining surfaces with a roller brush. They may apply 2-3 coats to create a smooth, even surface. Finally, your painter will clean up by washing out the brushes and rollers, folding up drop any cloths, and removing the tape from windows and outlets.

Exterior painting

It’s important to maintain paintwork for your home’s exterior, not only for your home’s value and first impressions but because it’s constantly exposed to the elements. You’ll need to repaint weatherboards every few years, plus fences, gutters, window-sills, and doorways every 5-10 years to maintain a fresh look. 

When you hire a painter, they’ll usually sand back and prep the area, taking off any cracked or peeling paint, and then prime and paint the surfaces. They’ll choose a paint designed for your climate and structure to ensure it lasts. Once they’re finished, your painter will inspect for any missed spots and check the edges are all neat.

Graffiti and murals

Your business, nursery, or feature wall will stand out from the crowd with a graffiti mural, or larger-than-life artwork. If you have a design ready to go, your painter can enlarge this onto your walls, or design a custom piece for your home or office. 

Your painter will prepare the surface by cleaning it carefully, putting down drop sheets, and painting a base colour if needed. Then they’ll get to work on your artwork, using a ladder to reach each part of the painting. They’ll likely reference an existing drawing or photo throughout the process to ensure they have every detail right. Once they’re finished, they’ll pack up their equipment, wash out any brushes used, and remove the drop sheet. Some artwork may be finished in just a few hours, while larger, highly detailed pieces may take weeks.

Paint stripping

Many painters are experienced in paint removal, too. Since paint stripping is generally a messy and time-consuming job, it’s a good idea to outsource it to a professional. Some common reasons for paint stripping include new colour for your interior doors, removing wood stain from kitchen cabinets so you can update the colour, or stripping cracked paint from a surface so it’s ready for repainting. 

Your professional painter can also help with graffiti removal and repainting, as well. Depending on the surface, they’ll use a mixture of scraping tools, sandpaper, and chemicals to remove as much paint as is needed, ensuring proper safety and ventilation throughout.

Recent Painting tasks in Edinburgh

Painter/decorator

£1,234

Canonmills, City of Edinburgh

28th Apr 2021

Painter/decorator required. Someone with experience and portfolio of previous work. Tasks include: painting, decorating, minor plaster repairs, hanging wallpaper...

White bedroom walls repainted white also ceiling

£140

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH1

26th Feb 2020

Need bedroom walls and ceiling repainted white Has mostly fitted furniture and one dark wall which does not need done also one wall has large window Also would like small from vestibule painted is white at present will likely change to grey

Plastering kitchen/ corridors & a ceiling

£500

Liberton, City of Edinburgh

4th Aug 2018

Hello, I live edinburgh south side and need some areas plastered. Upstairs walls need plastering Ceiling needs plasterboard and then plastering. Coving then needs to be installed. Downstairs corridor needs plastering Kitchen needs plastering and then coving installed too. I can buy the materials and also I can help out some what.

Sand and Varnish 4x wood

£52

Abbeyhill, City of Edinburgh

30th Oct 2020

4 sticks off wood for an Edinburgh pully to be sanded back to the wood and then varnished with 2 coats of quality clear hardwearing varnish. 4 sticks are 183x3.5x1cm

Painting a bedroom

£300

Tollcross, City of Edinburgh

2nd Feb 2019

Hey there, my name is Ruth. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in Tollcross, City of Edinburgh. What do you need done? Painting What is the type of property? Apartment Which areas of the property need work? I have a bedroom 3.8m by 3m that needs repainted. I will provide the paint but have no painting equipment in the flat What would you like the handyperson to work on? Painting a Bedroom 3.8m by 3m

Hall: walls, 5 doors

£60

Musselburgh, East Lothian

25th Jun 2021

I am an OAP. I have difficulty bending down due to knee problems therefore can’t do skirting boards. I have all paint I want to use & Pro Rollers.

Handyperson needed

£175

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH1

15th Oct 2020

Hey there, my name is Anna. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in Edinburgh, UK. What do you need done? Wallpaper removal What is the type of property? Apartment Which areas of the property need work? Bedroom only - 2 walls approx. 2.9m x 3.25m, 2 walls approx. 3.5m x 3.24m; minus door & window What would you like the handyperson to work on? The wallpaper in the bedroom has started coming off & our cat is scratching it. We need it all stripped off so that we can paint.

Paint house exterior

£150

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH1

20th Aug 2018

Paint exterior of house freshen up bungalow

Very punctual and pleasant young man did a good job thanks