DIY Painting Costs?

DIY painting costs? This question explains the problems a do-it-yourselfer painter may encounter. People can save money but it takes determination and perseverance. Painting does not come easy. Sometimes...

People can save money but it takes determination and perseverance. Painting does not come easy. Sometimes it takes blood, sweat, and tears until you get it right. Make sure you know what you are doing when you are scraping and painting, so you don't scrape your fingers or cut your finger when cutting a caulking tube, or fall off of a ladder. There are a lot of intangibles there. It's not an easy project, but if you feel like you can do it, more power to you. You can save some money.


Think it over before you decide on a project like that. I don't mean you can't do it, I just mean if you want a professional look you need to take your time.




You could get someone to come out and give a free estimate and ask questions. I give free estimates and a lot of people ask me questions. That is how they know that I know what I am talking about.

Q: What is the biggest challenge a do-it-yourselfer faces while painting?

A lot of times, unless you are a really good handy man and do-it-yourselfer, it can get monotonous. It starts off easy enough, but a project like that can really get on your nerves if you don't know what you are doing. You always have to cover up plants and drive ways and porches and windows, or you're going to create a bigger problem than just painting.

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