Tuesday, September 14, 2010

I am a spaz.





Do you see what I am seeing or am I completely neurotic? This is only the first real day of painting they've gotten in and I am already unhappy. I understand that brush marks and wandering paint are inevitable (obviously, I am not completely insane), but these seem excessive. Especially since I am sure they are not going to lightly sand before the next coat.

Plus, the Mr. is P.O.'d because he didn't want to hire the job out to begin with. He thought he could do it all himself. Grrr.

My advice on hiring a house painter?
1.) Drive around in your town's fancy, upscale neighborhoods.
2.) Pick a few freshly painted houses with signs in the yard and call those companies.
3.) Get multiple bids.
4.) Don't listen to your real estate agent.

8 comments:

Kristina P. said...

Yeah, that's no bueno.

Kim @ NewlyWoodwards said...

Yeah, that's ridiculous. If you pay for something, you expect it to be right. That's not right. Speak to a supervisor, pronto.

Kim @ NewlyWoodwards said...

This also reminds me of the Sarah's House episode where they royally f'ed up her tile in her bath. She was not standing for it. She said to make sure everything is right when you hire it done. Check it out well.

Oonafey said...

Pfft. There IS no supervisor. There's a guy and his helper. That's it. They are not even a real company and we have no contract. Stupid right? We have a big house with a zillion windows and each window is actually three separate windows (storm window, screen window, and the actual attached-the-house window) and he gave us a good price, so we went for it. Stupid.

Mr. says he won't complain about something as insignificant as brush marks.

Sara @ Russet Street Reno said...

I really think that all contractors are bullshit. I'm sorry you are dealing with this. Those brush strokes are poop!

jen @ homeinthecountry said...

No good at all. I'd complain!

Good luck getting things resolved...

Lynett said...

Not good and you are not neurotic! I would be pissed and I think you should totally point it out to them!

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