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Considerable Facts When Selecting a Commercial Painter
Posted on Tuesday, 21th March, 2017 at 11:13 AM 0 Comment

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When selecting strata or commercial painters in Melbourne, it’s important to remember that the requirements are actually quite different compared to a regular house painter. Often, you’ll be working with this provider in an ongoing arrangement, so it becomes even more important to make a good decision. If you’re not sure of how to go about it, here’s a simple checklist to get you started on making the right decision!

Accreditation

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In the painting industry, accreditations count for a lot. For peace of mind, you’ll want to be going with a member of the Master Painters’ Association. While this stamp of approval is typically awarded to house painters, it can be a sign of the kind of company you’re dealing with. Dulux Accreditation is also important, as it is a sign of the professionalism and reliability of the painting company you are dealing with. Another to look out for is the Strata Community Australia, particularly for commercial building works.

Eco-friendly

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Generally, if a commercial painter is highly accredited and a member of the Master Painters’ Association, chances are they act in the best interests of the environment. Nevertheless, it’s always wise to consider how & what efforts your painting company makes to ensure that are as eco-friendly as possible.

As a commercial business yourself, you have a responsibility to uphold the interests of the environment yourself, so you should expect that of your painter too. When it comes to being green when painting, it’s all about the type and quantity of paint being used, equipment and cleanliness. The best way is to ask them about their practices and have them convince you that they engage in green painting methods to avoid toxins.

Testimonials

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We’re in a great age these days in that you can almost always get a good sense of the quality of a service provider by doing some online research. Check out your painter’s website and social media pages and read up on any testimonials or feedback that has been left.

If you’re not convinced or you can’t find any testimonials for similar kinds of work, it can be worth asking them for contact info about former clients that can provide some information to you. This is fairly standard in the industry so don’t be afraid to ask!
Otherwise, referrals from people you know is obviously a great way to choose a provider too.

Flexibility

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If you are indeed looking at an ongoing relationship for strata or maintenance work, you should absolutely factor flexibility and schedule into your decisions. They are a lot of great painters out there that are quite simply overworked or understaffed. In these cases, you may find yourself needing to book a job weeks in advance, which isn’t at all ideal. If they can fit in with your schedule, they’re less likely to cause a significant disruption to your business.

Hopefully, this article has given you a good place to start when it comes to selecting a suitable commercial or strata painter for your project. Always do your research and get as much information before you make a decision! For more information or to discuss your commercial painting needs in Melbourne, don’t hesitate to contact the team at Joyce Painting today.

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