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and her husband. They were knowledgeable and I couldn't be happier with the finished product. Several months" later it still looks just as fabulous as the day they finished. They were very professional, and always let me know when they would be arriving. I am looking forward to doing more with the
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"It was the single most useless act ever to have money spent on. The deck has started breaking and has faded to look older than the house. The color we wanted on" the outside looks like a
and not the tan it is supposed to be. The glass is covered in paint and drips are on the walls, the ladder was left up and fell down nearly smashing the basement windows. He has not and will not respond to calls to come fix his mess. He left the paint outside that was used to paint the house ruining 10 gallons of it. The roof has to be fixed in numerous spots and the fascia that was removed and repainted has come off in low winds. He also goes by the name b&b remodeling
and he drives a white chevrolet tagoe z71 with a smashed vanity plate. He brought convicted felons and violent offenders to the house with our daughter here and the worker when asked not to return came back i. The night and shot nails into my fiancees tires.

-James S.

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That's very difficult to answer without seeing the house. As one poster said, the prep is the most important part. On newer homes that don't have a lot of peeling paint, the prep can be very minimal even as low as a couple or a few hundred dollars for the prep labor.

On a 100 year old home with 12 coats of peeling paint on it, then the prep costs can be very high and can easily exceed 50% of the job's labor cost.

A 2100 sq ft two story home could easily cost $1000 just for the labor to prep for the paint job. That number could climb too. Throw in lots of caullking  or window glazing, and you could be talking a couple or a few hundred dollars more for labor.

Painting that home with one coat of paint and a different color on the trim could run roughly $1000 or more just for labor. Add a second coat  and that could cost close to another $1000 for labor.

For paint, you may need 20 gallons of paint. You can pay from $30-$70 for a gallon of good quality exterior paint. The manufacturer of the paint should be specified in any painting contract. Otherwise, the contractor could bid at a Sherwin-Williams $60 per gallon paint and then paint the house with $35 Valspar and pocket the difference. $25 dollars per gallon times 20 gallons? That's a pretty penny too.

That was the long answer to your question. The short answer is $2000 to $4000 and up, depending upon the amount of prep, the number of coats, the amount of trim, and the paint used.

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Hair spray is one of those things that is really bothersome.  We've run into this alot unfortunately.  And NOTHING we've found will actually clean it off.  The problem is that if you just paint over it, you still see shiny spots wherever the hairspray was.

Our companie's policy is to prime the area with any bonding primer.  This will seal the hairspray in and not let it affect the next coat of paint.  It would also be a good idea to lightly sand the area first.

Our recommendation for primer would be Zinsser's BIN Spray (red can) and can be bought at most paint stores or home improvement stores.  Other than that, any thing that specifically says "bonding" for a primer should be adequate enough. 
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This is a good question.  However, the question makes the assumption that there is a paint that covers everything in 1 coat, which I don't believe is the case.  My recommendation is Benjamin Moore's Aura.  Now the fine print.  Aura will cover very well because it dries to approximately twice the thickness of other paints.  However, Aura says it will cover any color in never more than 2 coats, but there are exceptions to that as well, including some deep reds.  The main thing is the color change.  If the color you are using is within the same family of colors, you have a chance, we've also had pretty good success of grey covering over tan in 1 coat, but if you're making a major color change, don't expect any paint to cover perfectly in 1 coat.

Some other 1 coat coverage paints you could use would be Sherwin Williams Duration, and Behr Ultra Premium Plus.

Hope this helps! 
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Without seeing the project I'm not sure exactly what is happening.  HOWEVER, I've never heard of someone "floating" over paint blisters - just logically that can't work.  If air or moisture are trapped (because that's what causes blisters) painting over them won't fix the initial problem.

I have a couple suggestions - My first would have been to contact the paint manufacturer - whether it's sherwin williams, benjamin moore, behr, etc. to see if they would send a rep out to give their recommendation.  We have done this before starting a project to get the best possible recommendation for work to be done and have found them to be very helpful in diagnosing what is currently going on and the best way to fix it.

If that doesn't work, I would call either the better business bureau or maybe the local paper if your contractor isn't willing to work through the problem with you.  Also, If your contractor warrantied the work I might re-read that to see what they cover if anything.  

My guess is that there will have to be some sort of dispute resolution process.

Hope this helps! 
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Yes - absolutely!  Refinishing is THE VERY BEST way to go to avoid tearing out a perfectly good bathtub that just LOOKS bad after years of use.  Go to the link below for some before and after refinishing pictures of acrylic tubs.

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They were prompt. The painters were friendly and professional. It all went exactly as discussed. There were a few missed spots here and there, but i touched up later. Nothing i couldn't handle. For the price, the job was an excellent value.
- Jeanine Z.
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We had a short time line and the owner
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was a blessing. He is very polite and well mannered and knows his art. He provided us with excellent advice regarding the paint job and was very forthcoming about his perception, ideas, and pricing. In the end we were very impressed by the amount of work done in a short span of time and the quality of work.
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went out of his way to make sure that we were completely satisfied with his work. He spent extra time whenever he found an issue. I was impressed by the way he took care of his guys and the way he worked. Each morning,
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would set our expectations for the day and then assign tasks to each person in his team. Once the person has finished his work,
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would let us know what to expect for the next day and his team arrived at 8:30 AM precisely each day. The end result was a paint job that was exceptional and it was very hard to find faults in his work. We feel like we are in a totally new house. Thank you
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- Bhumika S.
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and his team did a great job removing the border and painting my family room. I had to change the color of paint after he started painting and it was no problem, he was very understanding- he just had me choose another color and came back the next day. He was very professional and completely trustworthy. My family room looks great. I highly recommend Mr
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- Nelvia E.
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was punctual and likes to start early which helped with having to leave for work in the morning. He was trustworthy and I felt comfortable leaving him in my home.
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was clean and cleaned up each day. He communicated well regarding when he would arrive and he
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out soon after an initial call for a free estimate. His prices were fair. He did not charge extra to move furniture in the rooms and he covered things as necessary as to not cause any damage to my belongings. I liked the work he did and brought him back to paint my garage and downstairs bathroom most recently.
- Andrew N.
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The additional costs were very reasonable. The job was completed in less than a week between periods of rainy days. Cleanup was perfect. They are extremely professional. I felt that they went the extra mile in everything. It was so well done, much more than with your average painters. They really went out of their way to cover everything and ensure it was done right the first time. My experience with them was great! I have already used them three more times since this job.
- Nicole A.
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and his crew pressure washed all siding, doors, windows, and trim on our house. They also scraped and sanded all raw areas and caulked over 300 ft of lines on siding, butt joints, and nail heads. They then painted all doors, window frames, sashes, soffits, fascia, siding and foundation and did any other necessary repairs. They did an awesome job and I would definitely call them again for any other painting needs.
- Lucreta C.
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, her company was the right choice. We previously had a bad experience with kitchen cabinet painters when we built a house in Galveston and we did not want another bad job. The painters showed up on time every day and worked steadily to complete the job.
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, the lead painter, was very professional and went out of his way to make sure we were satisfied with the finish. Our house was built in 1986 and it had stained oak cabinets.
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sprayed 3 coats of primer to remove the grain so we could have a smooth finish.
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his co-worker who did sanding and texture was also great . We initially chose a hybrid paint product because it does not have as bad a smell / fumes as enamel but
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recommended traditional enamel paint. They said the hybrid paints which use a water-oil formula had issues with not drying out properly. The job took longer than we thought (2 weeks) but we were ok with it as long as the job was done right.
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- Mark M.
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was prompt & listened to everything we asked for. He was honest and collaborative. He actually returned the following day to test which products were best for our home. Never felt he tried to over estimate the work. He's pricing was the most reasonable out of 4 Angie's list businesses. Professional, hardworking & knows his craft.
I would recommend him highly.
- Tina D.

All Exterior Painters in Cohoes, NY

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3 E's Landscaping

PO Box 991
Clifton Park

A-Z Home Repair & Remodeling

24 Saratoga Rd
Schenectady

A2Z Construction

Ballston Spa

AAA Seasons Best Painting

1493 US Rte. 9
Castleton On Hudson

AAZ REMODELING

4 Elmhurst Avenue
Albany

ABConstructionIICorp

36 Anthony Ln.
Albany

Absolute Perfect Painting

1312 Tenth Ave
Schenectady

AC Professional Painters

21 Boyack Rd
Clifton Park

Ado Construction

215 Sand creek rd
Albany

Affordable Painting

71 Hill St
Troy

Affordable Painting by Mike

14 Cataract St.
Cohoes

Aim High Contracting

79 Delafield Dr
Albany

Albany Home Repairs

PO Box 301
Glenmont

Alfonso's Experienced Painting

177 South Street
Ballston Spa

All Around My Home Solutions

106 Clamsteam Road
Clifton Park

All Points Construction

PO Box 237
Greenville

Always Perfect

PO Box 4269
Clifton Park

Amf Painting LLC

32 Rolling Brook Dr
Clifton Park

Amore Builder's

p.o. box 1752
Latham

aroura painting

3 ballina
Troy

AVC Painters

16 Plum St.
Rensselear

AW Construction

9 Chipmunk Chase
Saratoga Springs

B and M construction

5 wembly place
Gansevoort

B&M Painting and Remodeling

77 Fairfield Ave
Albany

Bennett Contracting Inc

693 S Pearl St
Albany

Bennett Restoration LLC

1248 Schodack Valley Rd.
Castleton On Hudson

Beno's painting

33 Clayton Place
Albany

Boucher Painting

22 Montrose Dr
Delmar

Brazill Contracting

39 Shannon Ave
Cohoes

Brian P. Weeks

228 2nd St.
Scotia

Bricks, Blocks and More

PO Box 68
Stillwater

Brown Brothers Painting Inc

Crescent Dr
Albany

Buddha's Painting

1221 State St
Schenectady

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Capital District Pressure Washing

10 Ashley Dr
Ballston Lake

capital home improvements

292 upper mannix rd
East Greenbush

Capital Painting Services, LLC

98 Church St
Saratoga Springs

Capital Region Masonry

1 Wood St
Albany

CertaPro Painters of Albany

437 Second Street
Schenectady

CLD Custom Carpentry

169 stone mill rd
Hudson

Clean Cutters Painting

Maschodack rd
Nassau

Cohoes Family Care

55 Mohawk St Ste 105
Cohoes

Concepts 2003 Inc

PO Box 38160
Albany

conway custom works

5198 RT 81
Greenville

Couture Contracting & Modular Homes

383 Stuffle Street
Cropseyville

Creative Interiors

58 Arcadia Ct.

Custom Coatings

955 Redtail Dr

Custom Contractors

124 Paine St
Green Island

Custom Cuts Building and Remodeling Inc.

133 Lower Herrington Rd.
Johnsonville

Dan Izzo Painting

185 van rennselaer blvd
Albany

Dancy Enterprises LLC

104 Gold Rd S.
Elizaville

Davco Construction LLC

2107 4th Ave
Watervliet

DAVID CARLINO & SON INC

121 Elaine Drive

Davis Builders

4 Little Troy Ln
Ballston Lake

DFS In-Home Services

15 Great Pasture Road

DIMARTINO PAINTING

41 START AVE
Rensselaer

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd

DiScipio Painting

13 Johnson rd
Latham

Diversified Trades

319 Stop #2 Lockwood Rd
Craryville

Done Right Painting

39 Elk St
Albany

Dymling + McAvoy INC

P.O. Box 820
New Lebanon

dynamic construction

1026 Trinity Ave
Schenectady

E. Perry Construction, LLC

PO Box 384
Middleburgh

East Street Construction

160 Delaware Ave
Delmar

ED Henry's Decorating

143 Bleecker St
Gloversville

Elliot Enterprises

71 Wilsey Rd
Greenfield Center

Excellent Quality Home Improvement

82 Bradford Street
Albany

Exquisite Designs

47332 Sterdley Falls

Exterior Touch Inc.

12610 Waverly RD.

FANTASTIC PAINTING

POBOX 115
Feura Bush

Father And Sons Clean Upcrew

94 N Franklin St
Athens

Finishing Touch

1022 State Route 29
Greenwich

FIRST FINISHERS

2492 CTY HWY 107
Amsterdam

Fixd It

Averill Park

FJG Contracting

799 6th St
Watervliet

Flood Contracting

20 Ramsey Pl
Albany

FRESH KOTE INC

25 CLIFFORD DR
Ballston Lake

Fridholm Painting & Remodeling

1 Fridholm Dr
Burnt Hills

Frontline Property Preservation LLC

47 Spruce Lane
Stillwater

G & G Pro Painting LLC

36 Thimbleberry Rd
Ballston Spa

Gegg Painting & Decorating

112 Winter St
Troy

Genesis Painting

115 Mill St.
Troy

Get it Done Contracting

2nd street
Albany

Hammer Time Corp

305 Powderhorn Rd

HIGHLINE PAINTING CONTRACTORS

130 YARDBORO AVE
Albany

Home Evolution

60 Dott Ave
Albany

Home Helpers Co-Op

111 Columbia Tp
Rensselar

HOWARD Co General Painting

24 SPRINGBROOK RD
Troy

ICA contracting

37 Ten Broeck
Albany

ICC CONSTRUCTION

136 DAVIS AVE
Waterford

ICO Painting

1C Brookside Meadows
Ballston Lake

J&D PAINTING

50 FRANKLIN ST
Gloversville

James & Doraine Bushnell

43 Martins Hill
Ravena

JDC Contracting

52 Phillips St
Amsterdam

Jellco Construction INC

PO Box 4550
Saratoga Springs

JGR Painting & Wallcovering Company Co.

2270 Brookview Rd
Castleton On Hudson

jnd tree service

110 forbes st
Amsterdam

John T. Construction

76 E. Fulton St.
Golversville

Jones & Sons General Contracting

2865 Route 9
Ballston Spa

JPH Property Solutions, LLC

1121 McClellan Street
Schenectady

JR HOME IMPROVEMENT & REPAIR

384 BLOSSOM HILL RD
Ravena

JRS-Handyman

100 Lawrence St
Rensselaer

JT Concrete

2151 Rowley Rd
Ballston Spa

Kellogg's Painting

1729 Rt.23b
Leeds

Kevin Nolan Painting and Wallpapering

5 Park Place
Mechanicville

KEY STONE CONTRACTING

250 OLNEYS RD
Petersburg

Knights Construction

181 Clay Hill Rd
Fort Ann

Lamountain Contracting

843 7th ave
Troy

Laurenzo Contracting, Inc.

613 Clement Street
Mechanicville

LAWLOR CONSTRUCTION LLC

467 KNICKERBOCKER RD
Schodack Landing

LEAK PROOF ROOFING & SIDING

Capital region
Schenectady

Leslie's Roofing LLC

6220 Falcon Ln

Level Best LLC

207 Riverview Rd
Rexford

LMN Construction

18 Ethel Dr
Albany

M & J Professional Cleaning Inc

4 Par Del Rio Ave
Clifton Park

M & M Painting

albany
Albany

M and S Interiors

26 Michael Dr
Schenectady

Marcus Home Services

4 Woodlake Rd Apt 1
Albany

MARK THE HANDYMAN

34 JOELSON CT
Albany

McBain Carpentry Services

2519 2nd Ave
Watervliet

Meerkindhaus Interiors

1407 2nd St
Rensselaer

Mercer Associates

131 Farm to Market Road
Athens

Meto's Maintenance, Inc.

766 Mountain Ave
Purling

MHomes Interior Design & Painting

Moreland Drive
Halfmoon

Mike Byer Construction

PO Box 427
Watervliet

Mossey's Remodeling

124 Woodin Rd.
Clifton Park

MURRAY PAINTING

20 BOOTH RD
Delmar

Native Contracting

119 Meadowbrook Dr
Slingerlands

Naum Shkaf Painting and Roofing

1420 Best Rd.
East Greenbush

Navco

3 McElwain Ave
Cohoes

NLR Properties, LLC

Saratoga Springs

NML Contracting & Roofing

PO Box 11213
Albany

Noland's Painting LLC

943 2nd St # 1
Rensselaer

Non-Typical Home Improvements

PO Box 671
Caroga Lake

NW Insulation Experts, LLC

2225 SW Lafollett Rd

Paintworks

146 2nd St
Troy

Paul Butler Painting

107 W St
Ballston Spa

PC contracting

7 Curt Blvd.
Saratoga Springs

Phillips Renovations

Madonna Lake Rd.
Cropseyville

PIF's Home Improvement

7 Allen St
Gloversville

Powers Drywall & Insulation Inc

677 Hudson Ave
Stillwater

Precision Contracting

50 Lincoln Street
Gloversville

Precision Painting

7 Joy Dr
Albany

Pride Painting

33 Defreest Ave.
Troy

Pride Painting and Spackling

835 Main Street
Farmingdale

Quality P.M., Inc

199 Delaware Ave # 1
Delmar

R W Miller Painting

7 Birch Knoll Dr
Schenectady

R&Z Painting

27 Church St
Cohoes

Randio Builders Inc.

PO Box 386
New Baltimore

Remod LLC

15 Bly Ave
Hudson Falls

Remodeling Second Opinion

106 W Sunnybrook Dr

Richard's All Around Home and Property Management

1306 Buskirk West Hoosick Road
Buskirk

Ron's PropertyMaintenance Inc

12 Kenlyn Drive
Albany

Ross Contracting Corp

2 Gaffney Ln
Kinderhook

S. Polsun Construction

54 cuthbert st
Scotia

S.Y.N.N. Enterprise

3 Elm St
Nassau

Saratoga Builders LLC

8 Champion Ln
Saratoga Springs

Scott Olsen Handyman Services LLC

1940 Dean Street
Schenectady

scotts home improvements

37 elm lane
Stillwater

Seyboth Painting

PO Box 2816
Ballston Spa

SHEAR CONTRACTORS INC

1317 LOWER BROADWAY
Schenectady

Sherwin P. M. And Construction

3219 E Lydius St
Schenectady

Southwood services

31 Fisher Blvd
Slingerlands

Spire Restoration LLC

2 Locust Ct
Ballston Spa

Stephen Colfels

PO Box 301
Glenmont

Stephen Kolonics Builder

PO Box 100
Canaan

Style Painting and Tile Construction Company

354 Burtonville Rd
Fultonville

T & T Construction

1358 Van Antwerp Road
Niskayuna

Taylor'd

422 Vley Rd
Schenectady

Today's Total Home

1117 McClellan St
Schenectady

Todd Jobs LLC

PO Box 423
Latham

TROY'S BEST BODY SHOP

3102 7TH AVE
Troy

True Coat Inc

7485 New Rt. 31
Baldwinsville

True Colors Professional Painting

464 Miller Road
East Greenbush

Two Guys Painting

65 Jackson Ave
Schenectady

Two Men and A Brush

2025 Route 9 North
Greenfield Center

Upstate Property Service

430 Clarendon Street
Schenectady

VLS Painting,LLC

1275 Chateau Dr.

WDI Inc

5308 Cauterskill Rd
Catskill

Z-Ipek & Sons Inc

324 Torquay Blvd
Albany

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