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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 Birmingham

Indoor painting

£150

Hall Green, West Midlands

7th Mar 2021

2 ceilings and wood trimming

I need wallpapering services

£60

Bordesley Green, West Midlands

1st Feb 2021

Living room and a hallway need to be decorated

I need wallpaper installation

£30

Bearwood, West Midlands

3rd Oct 2019

Wallpaper is for my bedroom, which has 4 walls. Want to install a striped wallpaper on one wall and then a cream wallpaper on the other walls.

Handyperson needed

£100

Stechford, West Midlands

24th Mar 2019

Hey there, my name is Mahbub. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in Rockland Drive, Birmingham B33 9DJ, UK. What do you need done? Carpet Removal and Removing Partition wall between lounges and repaint/plaster the removed spaces What is the type of property? House What would you like the handyperson to work on? 1. Remove falls partition wall (no electric/plumbing work required) and re-plaster/paint the exposed area to match existing interior. 2. Remove Carpets from 3 Bedrooms and 2 Living rooms. 3. Cleaning up all the mess.

Painting hallway+stairs and wallpaper living room

£350

Oscott, West Midlands

10th Sep 2018

Standard 4bed semi Painting the hallway + staircase landing Living room - wallpaper on half the walls

Decorating

£80

Acocks Green, West Midlands

15th Aug 2018

Pant celling and walls of living room all pant provided

I need wallpapering services

£140

Brookfields, West Midlands

23rd Feb 2021

I need three feature walls wallpapered roach one has different patterned wallpaper. I have the wallpaper and the adhesive just need someone professional to be able to put them on. Need someone this week! Ideally before saturday Wall 1: w332cm by h254cm Wall 2: w507 by h261cm Wall 3:330cm by h261cm No door obstructions full size of walls

I need door repair to internal oak bifold doors.

£100

Edgbaston, West Midlands

16th Nov 2020

These doors were previously external doors and have weather damage. Need to know if the doors can be improved with repairs and varnish to match the appearance of the other oak internal doors

Painting, Laminating and Vinyl

£200

Moseley, West Midlands

17th Sep 2019

Painting a 2 bedroom small apartment. Laminating the living room, hallway and box room. Fitting the vinyl on the kitchen and bathroom floor.

Removing artex from ceiling

£5

Longbridge, West Midlands

14th Mar 2019

3 bedroom house with artex ceiling throughout (except for kitchen). we would like to know how much to have this removed or re-plastered and painted. worker would need to be tidy as decorating and new carpet has already been done.

Painting hallway

£75

Digbeth, West Midlands

30th Aug 2018

Painting my hallway and bathroom areas in my apartment.

Painting of Bedroom

£200

Bearwood, West Midlands

5th Aug 2018

I would like the ceiling and walls painted of a double bedroom. It already has magnolia, so just a freshen up.

Decoration

£20

Little Bromwich, West Midlands

26th Mar 2021

pasting of wallpaper in the lounge area and hallway

Paint 2 rooms

£500

Bournville, West Midlands

12th Feb 2021

Two room to be painted. One of the rooms has a wallpaper too.

Painting 4 rooms

£500

Gravelly Hill, West Midlands

18th Oct 2019

Hi there Painting of walls of x1 lounge, x1 bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. (4 walls per room) I’ll provide paint but will need your materials Around 40sqm of space 1st floor flat

Plasterer Required

£80

Erdington, West Midlands

21st Jul 2019

Small bedroom requires plastering

Handyperson needed

£30

Birchfield, West Midlands

7th Feb 2019

Hey there, my name is S. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in Birchfield, West Midlands. What do you need done? Painting What is the type of property? House Which areas of the property need work? 1 bedroom What would you like the handyperson to work on? Just walls (4) and window seal

Joiner required for 2-4 weeks work

£720

Brandwood End, West Midlands

21st Aug 2018

various jonery tasks - skirting, doors, arcs etc