Although not often seen as hazardous, DIY painting poses various risks. For example, outdoor surfaces like grass are often uneven, which can cause instability in the ladder. Moreover, tasks such as painting the exterior trim of your home or color-matching paint on the chimney require a great deal of expertise. Even something as simple as painting an interior entryway with high vaulted ceilings can be challenging without the proper tools and coordination. By hiring our professional painters, you can trust that they have the experience and skills needed to handle even the toughest painting jobs with ease.

Also, have you evaluated the full expenses of doing your own painting? Besides buying paint, primer, brushes, rollers, tarp, tape, ladder, and cleaning supplies, you’ll need to allocate a significant amount of time, often an entire weekend, for preparation like moving furniture and covering surfaces before you even start painting. Bigger projects will require more time and effort, leading to potential headaches and added cost for headache medicine.

Lastly, DIY painting can be physically demanding, as it requires repetitive movements and enough force to evenly apply paint to surfaces. This can result in sore muscles, neck pain, and even paint drips in the eye. At Liberty Painting, our professional painters are trained to handle the physical demands of the job and have the experience to avoid common DIY-painting pitfalls and provide high quality work. With our team on the job, you can trust that your painting project will be completed efficiently and effectively, without sacrificing your health and comfort. Consider the following factors before embarking on a DIY painting project

Here are the top reasons why you should not DIY your paint project:

  1. Lack of expertise: Painting is a skilled trade that requires knowledge of surface preparation, application techniques, and color matching.
  2. Quality control: A professional painter has the experience and tools to ensure a consistent, uniform finish. DIY painting often results in an uneven, streaky, or blotchy appearance.
  3. Health and safety Professional painters have the necessary equipment and training to handle potentially hazardous materials, such as lead paint and solvents, safely.
  4. Time-consuming: Painting is a time-consuming process that requires careful preparation, multiple coats, and touch-up work. DIY painting can take significantly longer than hiring a professional, and may not meet your desired timeline.
  5. Cost: While DIY painting may seem like a cost-saving option, it can often be more expensive than hiring a professional. This is because of the need to purchase materials, rent equipment, and make multiple trips to the paint store for touch-up supplies. Our pricing at Liberty Painting is affordable, and we utilize cost-saving measures such as bulk purchasing materials to provide our clients with the best value.
  6. Quality of materials: Professional painters have access to high-quality paint and supplies that are not readily available to the general public. This can result in a longer-lasting, more durable finish that is less likely to crack, peel, or fade over time.
  7. Proper preparation: Proper surface preparation is crucial to the success of any painting project. Professional painters know how to properly prepare surfaces, such as scraping, sanding, and priming, to ensure a smooth and even finish.
  8. Warranty: Many professional painting companies offer warranties on their work, which can provide peace of mind and protection in the event of any defects or problems. Liberty Painting offer a “Two-year Happiness Guarantee” for the paint and the workmanship to give the homeowner peace of mind.
  9. Increased property value: A well-painted property can increase its market value, as well as its overall appearance and curb appeal. A professional painter will have the experience and skills necessary to achieve a stunning, long-lasting finish that will enhance the property’s value.
  10. Stress reduction: DIY painting can be a stressful and time-consuming process. Hiring a professional painter can free up your time and reduce your stress, allowing you to focus on other important aspects of your life.
  11. Right Paint Color: Choosing the right paint color can be a challenge, especially when paint looks different in different lighting conditions and at various times of the day. This can result in disappointment when the color on your wall doesn’t match the color you thought you were buying. Professional painters have the expertise and resources to help you choose the best paint colors for your space, taking into account the lighting conditions and other factors that can impact the final result.

Liberty Painting will give you one cost upfront that includes the labor, time and materials required to complete your job. The only tool you need is a phone or computer to schedule your FREE ESTIMATE.