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"From bid to completion all went superbly. Price was far below competitors but quality of paint was the same and I can't imagine how the quality of the work" could have been better. The crews were friendly and genuinely seemed to enjoy their work.

-Kathryn S.

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"At first I was apprehensive at using Angie's List for hiring a painting crew, we all know that online services can promise everything and deliver nothing. With" that said, I wholeheartedly endorse and will only use
. for any property in the future. I called the listed number and instantly a real-live person picked up and said the owner, Mr.
, could be at my house to give an estimate within the hour. I later learned that they have 16 independent crews, and for the owner to show up within the hour is unheard of. He is very prompt and professional, and while he may not be the cheapest painter in town, it will come back to you in spades. We worked with one of his sixteen crew leaders,
, and in the end we just want to take them all out to dinner and say thanks. In the past we have had very shady painting crews execute extremely poor results. Mr.
quoted us one flat rate (on the same day he visited our home). At first we thought it was a bit pricey, but we didn't expect was that within this rate, no matter what calamities may occur, he will help. These are the main reason why YOU should hire
: 1. TRUSTWORTHY- we have many valuable objects in our house and a dog. From day one, we felt extremely comfortable with the crew and even gave
a key to access our house when needed. 2. ATTENTION TO DETAIL: Their's is something we have never seen after painting this house four times. 3. COMMUNICATION- The crew was always there when needed and always unobtrusive. They even took their own trash and threw it away somewhere else, they never used our bathroom and never complained about lack of parking. Every time they entered our house, they removed their shoes (even the owner) and placed surgical booties on to make sure they didn't track any dirt in our home. 4. ABOVE AND BEYOND- We hired them to paint our house on the exterior. They took the ball and ran with it. They would go to Home Depot and get new paint samples if we requested, fixed our leaking faucets, were at our house to guide the plumbers, mold inspectors, and even AC repair men when we weren't even there.
even entertained our dog while we were at work. Furthermore,
would come back, unpaid, to make sure the quality of the OTHER hired contractor's work was up to snuff. 5. OVERALL- There is a reason why Angie's List rates
. as NUMBER 1 in Los
. You will feel confident that this is the best paint job you will ever witness . DISCLAIMER- I never have reviewed anyone on Angie's List on a contractor's quality of service. I took the time to review not only on Angie's but Yelp and wrote a personal thank you letter (Mr.
will show you many laminated handwritten testimonials from the powerful and wealthy in Los
). If you need a reference, we were not hired to write this review, email us, and we can chat as we believe service of this caliber is rare. Well done, Mr.
,
and crew.

-Jaclyn Z.

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Exterior painting

Starting a house painting job? Learn what you need about picking the right exterior house paint colors, painting yourself or hiring a home painter.

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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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Remember, you not only have to remove the popcorn texture, but also redo the ceiling in some other texture.

Price will depend on several factors:

1) how much the contractor you choose hates removing popcorn or textured ceilings - some charge $1 or so/SF extra just because they hate it. There are even some who bid total drywall replacement cheaper than removing the popcorn, so you have to first find contractors who are happy to do that work, or your prices will be out of the realistic range

2) if the popcorn predates about 1990, then it could likely have asbestos in it, which doubles or triples the price, and in many cases uncapsulating it with a spray coating and then removing the drywall entirely is actually cheaper than all the protective measures necessary if it is scraped off. 

3) whether the popcorn is primarily gypsum and vermiculite (comes off REAL easy) or was the plaster of paris variety, which takes a fair amount of soaking to soften it enough to scrape off

4) what type of finish you are replacing it with - if a textured ceiling, slapcoat, knockdown finish or paneling, not real problem. If you want to go with a perfectly smooth ceiling (generally a bad idea as any variations in the drywall on a ceiling surface really shows up dramatically), then it will demand a lot of care in preparing the scraped surface, and a complete surface drywall compound skim coat to smooth out the scrapes and gouges from the removal process.

5) what underlying conditions are - if there is a lot of furniture to move around (should go to adjacent rooms) or cover and work around, high-quality rug or hardwood floor to super-protect or such, will drive cost up.

I have seen costs run from as low as $0.60/SF to $1.25/SF (for removal only). Generally, remove and recoat with a surface texture of some kind (anything but smooth) and paint will run you about $2.50-3.50/SF.

Now the bad news - if asbestos containing, can run from $5-10/SF. Many homeowners in that situation go the other legal route - have it encapsulated with an asbestos-rated sealant by an asbestos contractor, then paint it and leave it for the next homeowner to decide what to do about it. Some contractors encapsulate it and then put a 1/4" thick drywall layer over it - this usually looks like a disaster unless it has a VERY rough textured finish on it, because putting drywall sheet over a rough surface like popcorn invariably means a wavy surface commonly looks like a gently rolling ocean surface.

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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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House Painting reviews in Poughkeepsie

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Pleasant, hard working young men who did a great job and cleaned up beautifully before leaving.
- Susan K.
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My house is a two story that had not been painted for over 10 years, The total job took 3 days. I was very impressed by everyone in the process. They were all very professional , on time , worked hard and the paint job looks great. I will hire them again sometime for the interior painting.
- WILLIAM B.
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As soon as I purchased the coupon deal on Angies List,
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was in touch with me to set up the painting date. I was able to use two colors of my choice of premium
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paint for the body and trim. The painters arrived early in the morning on the date chosen and got to work. They were both very friendly and in my opinion extremely talented painters. I had hoped that they would patch the major holes and cracks in the stucco, but they did even more than that, priming the severely weathered wood trim and patching the cracks on the foundation of the house. They also moved the furniture off my patio and put it back when they were done. The
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paint used is outstanding with good coverage. I'm very happy with it. The job took two days and now my old house looks amazing. I walked out to look at it as they were leaving and all I could say was, "Wow." I highly, highly recommend
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and would definitely use them again.
- Patrice D.
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I could not be any happier with the service
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, the owner, responded to my initial Angie’s List message immediately, setup an appointment for a quote, and we hired him to paint the interior of our home, including newly built bookcases, kitchen and bathroom cabinetry, all trim and woodwork, walls and ceilings. His Project Manager,
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, and crew arrived promptly each day and all were helpful, courteous, and hard working. The very first thing they did was cover and protect everything including flooring, appliances, personal items, etc. We were in the middle of remodeling and they were patient and worked well with the other projects/sub-contractors going on at the same time.
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were in constant contact with us and I commend them for that- communication is key to a smooth running project. They went above and beyond in helping us with any hurdles and their ideas and suggestions were greatly appreciated. And with all of that, they finished all work 2 days early. They left our home clean and tidy. Two weeks later they came back to our house and did touch-ups and made sure everything was just perfect. I highly recommend
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and his company. Give him a call-you will not be disappointed!
- Sherri W.
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arrived promptly at 7:00am. He asked me to walk through the house with him so that he could explain to me what I had asked him to do, to be sure that he didn't miss anything. I then left for my day and when I came back home at 4:00, everything was done just as I had asked.
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is very trustworthy and a gentleman, as well as a hard worker. I love the color that he helped me pick for the chair rail in the dining room. We put our house on the
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3 days later and had an offer less than 48 hours after that. I think it is the gorgeous color in the dining room that won them over. :-)
- Martha L A.
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They did a great job and pointed out trouble spots I needed to attend to. I hadn't thought of painting metal railings in front of house, but was needed and they pointed that out. They were willing to replace some wood on deck stairs so I wouldn't have to try to find someone else. I felt the price was reasonable for all they did.
- Barbara P.
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He did excellent work. He even honored our deal a few months after it was expired because we had just found out we were pregnant and didn't know what color we wanted the room to be.
- Andrew M.
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was very response and flexible with scheduling. He provided his business card so that I could purchase paint with his contractor pricing at
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. The crew showed up on time and were very friendly and professional.
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provided feedback on the paint coverage and how things were going throughout the day. Each area was left clean. They worked a solid eight hours to complete the work and did a few touch ups as we looked at each room where tiny areas were missed or didn't cover well. I would highly recommend
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Pros service.
- Cyndi S.

All Exterior Painters in Poughkeepsie, NY

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A New Beginning Construction

PO Box 782
Pleasant Valley

A&M Repair

154 N Clinton St
Poughkeepsie

A-1 finishs

2740 south road

A-1 Improvements

29 WALNUT HILL RD
Poughkeepsie

A. Salerno Contracting Corp.

P.O. BOX 526
Rhinebeck

A1 Contractors

323 Strawridge Rd
Wallkill

ABMG GENERAL CONTRACTING CORP

372 Fullerton Ave
Newburgh

AHIH LLC

Highland

Ameri Tech Concepts

Wappingers Falls

Ames Construction

89 Cardinal Rd
Hyde Park

Andrew DeSha Finishing

69 Brill Lane
Poughquag

Appliance Pro

240 Lily Lake Rd.
Highland

APRS Enterprises LLC

PO Box 121
West Hurley

Art Jones Painting

194 Ernest Rd
Stanfordville

Bedrock Landscaping & Masonry, Inc.

1867 Route 55
Lagrangeville

Bella Painting

1782 South Rd
Wappingers Falls

Benjamin Custom Modular Homes Inc

3156 Route 9W
Saugerties

Berrian Construction L.L.C.

P.O. Box 29
Hyde Park

BGS Painting

22 Leona Dr
Brewster

Bob Martin's Painting

68 Canterbury dr
Saugerties

Boshart Construction

43 Bancroft Road
Poughkeepsie

Brian Hommel Home Improvement

749 Kings Hwy
Saugerties

C & B PAINTING

45 DUNN PL

C. Tapia Construction & Remodeling

15 Church St
Ellenville

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Campbell General Carpentry, Inc.

69 S Partition St
Saugerties

Cardinale Painting

Poughkeepsie

Carlotti Concepts Construction

2 sawmill rd
Saugerties

CCH Services

PO Box 2016
Kingston

Colorful Painting

238 Hosner Mtn. Rd.
Hopewell Junction

Confident Construction

25 Teal Ln
Pleasant Valley

Connolly Painting & Restoration

59 Washington Ave.
Beacon

Cottage Industries

441 Mohonk Road
High Falls

Cunningham Carpentry Inc

300 Depot Hill Rd
Poughquag

Custom Coatings

955 Redtail Dr

D DEVITO CONSTRUCTION

90 ORCHARD DR
Poughquag

Dans Quality Painting

701 Slate Quarry Rd

Dave Cappuzzello Painting & Paperhanging

28 Libby Court
Hopewell Junction

Devil in the Details Painting

20 Pencil Hill Rd. #1A
New Paltz

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd

DIVAR PLUMBING & RENOVATIONS

39 WOODCLIFF DR
Stormville

Donohue Contracting Services Inc

677 Dutchess Tpk
Poughkeepsie

Down to Earth Property Maintenance

32 Vannostrand Rd
New Paltz

Dunn & Son Design Construction

16 Seaman Rd
Poughkeepsie

DUTCHESS BUILDERS & Renovators

Stringham Rd.
Lagrangeville

Dutchess County Renovations

216 Barrytown Rd
Barrytown

Dutchess Property Management, INC.

15 Amherst Road
Red Hook

EJT Contracting

Saugerties

Empire State Landscaping

Berme Road
High Falls

Ethos Construction

beekman rd
Hopewell Junction

Explicit Exteriors

262 Toad Pasture Rd
Middletown

Exquisite Designs

47332 Sterdley Falls

Exterior Touch Inc.

12610 Waverly RD.

Father And Sons Clean Upcrew

94 N Franklin St
Athens

Final Touch Taping & Painting, LLC

412 Saratoga Lane
Fishkill

Five Star Exteriors Inc

608 State Rte 28
Kingston

George Apap Painting

1278 Route 311
Patterson

GHS Construction

696 Berme Road
High Falls

Giorgio's Home Improvements

155 Miller Rd.
Hopewell Junction

Handyman Andy

45 Finnish Lane
Lagrangeville

Handyman Services

19 Arbor Hill Drive
Pleasant Valley

Hank The Painter

7 Church St
Hopewell Junction

Herriman Construction

12 Pells Court
Poughkeepsie

Hj Painting and Drywall Finishing

226 Tremper Ave
Kingston

HNI Builders

75 W Chester St
Kingston

Home Magic Renovations

1220 N Country Rd
Stony Brook

HPM Carpentry

1278 Rte 311
Patterson

Hudson Valley Home Improvement Services LLC

1502 Patrician Court
Peekskill

Hudson Valley Woodworks LLC

10 Davis Pl
Hyde Park

J & B Cogan Ent Ltd

16 Plaza Road
Wappingers Falls

J & S PAINTING llc

PO BOX 516
Wappingers Falls

J OConnor construction

434 Harman St
Brooklyn

J.G.C.

33 Gold Rd
Wappingers Falls

JC'S HOME IMPROVEMENT

8 HENRY ST
Poughkeepsie

JM All Phases

91 N Parliman Road
Lagrangeville

John J Contracting

1 Mahar Dr
Poughkeepsie

K & K BUILDING SVC

PO Box 268
Roendale

Kerry Mitras

227 sand hill rd

Kiall Avery Contracting

101 Montgomery St
Tivoli

L.A.S. Contracting

21 3rd Ave
Kingston

Land & Stone Management Corp.

1992 Commerce St
Yorktown Heights

Lawn Care - Property Management

797 Chestnut Ridge Rd
Millbrook

Local Dad Repairs

27 Old State Rd
Hopewell Junction

M & J Painting

14 Scuppo Rd Unit F8

Magen's Mark House Painting

3429 cooper st
Stone Ridge

Maskell Merritt Construction

23 Hollow Ridge Rd
Staatsburg

MGB Carpentry

2470 Rte 65
Hopewell Junction

Mighty Carpenter

16 white oak circle

MJP Painting

11 Chamberlain Hill Road
Red Hook

MONARCH PAINTING SOLUTIONS

827 Route 82
Hopewell Junction

MTG Home Innovation L.L.C.

42 Forest Meadow Dr.
Salt Point

Naturescapes Home Improvement Co.

12 ansara dr
Wappingers Falls

New Horizon

Hyde Park

New View Painting

97 Talmadge Street
Poughkeepsie

O & R PAINTING INC

115 FREETOWN RD
Wallkill

O DELL PAINTING INC

21 Edgehill Drive
Wappingers Falls

PANGLOSS PAINTING

16 RAILROAD ST
Dover Plains

Papa's Painting

West Hurley

Paul Davis Restoration of Dutchess County

2593 Route 52
Hopewell Junction

Peak Construction

164 Old Route 9
Fishkill

Peter Mannese Carpentry

163 South Street
Marlboro

PETERSON HOME IMPROVEMENT

116 MILTON CROSSROADS
Highland

PICTURE PERFECT PAINTING

21 LOWN CT
Poughkeepsie

Poughkeepsie Painting

28 Alta Dr
Wappingers Falls

PRECISION CONTRACTOR

13 S. Hamilton st
Poughkeepsie

Pro-Wash Xteriors, Inc.

203 Cardinal Rd
Hyde Park

Professional Look Painting

7 Lower Elm St.
Wappingers Falls

R J Ritacco Painting Co

98 Sand Hill Road
Gardiner

Radical Renovations

183 mohonk rd
High Falls

RCG Construction Corp.

207 Ressique Roads
White Plains

Reis Contracting

Poughkeepsie

Remodeling Second Opinion

106 W Sunnybrook Dr

Residential House Painting

PO Box 1073
Port Ewen

River Modeling

92 Fiddlers Bridge Rd
Staatsburg

RiverView Enterprises

Wappingers Falls

Rock-N-Renovations

201 New Paltz Rd
Highland

Rojak Builders Inc

Poughkeepsie

Roofing Plus

Poughkeepsie

S.C.Builders

1 Titusville Heights Road
Poughkeepsie

santiago's construction

17 Oakley St
Poughkeepsie

SKETCH N BUILD

982 MAIN STREET
Fishkill

Star Painting Co.

Wappingers Falls

Stefan's Painting

1 village green B
Rhinebeck

Steve Fox PJD Contracting

26 Spruce Ct
Fishkill

Steven J. Kassouf Building & Remodeling

17 Hickory Hill Rd
New Paltz

SUPREME PAINTING

54 RUBY RD
Kingston

T. Bowen Professional Painting

25 Meusel Rd
Pine Plains

Taconic Arts

145 Miller Hill Rd
Carmel

The Happy Brush

24 Broadview Rd
Woodstock

The Irish Handyman

15 Hillside Lake Rd
Hopewell Jct

The New Sunrise Painting

19D White Gate Dr
Wappinger Falls

The Overall Painter

PO Box 142
Fishkill

Upton Custom Woodworking

Mount Zion Road
Marlboro

VANDIK CONSTRUCTION CORP

51 S CROSS RD
Staatsburg

Victorian Builders & Remodeling Inc.

368 Marcott Road
Cottekill

VNR Painting

8202 Chelsea Cove N
Hopewell

Weatherguard Maintenance & Repair

739 Main St #4
Poughkeepsie

Whitten Construction, Inc.

Po Box 2400
Poughkeepsie

Willow Landscaping

Poughkeepsie

WOODSIDE & YOUNG INC

9C SQUIRES GATE
Poughkeepsie

Xquisit Contracting

Poughkeepsie

Your dream Construction

58 Top O Hill rd
Wappingers Falls

ZOTT CONSTRUCTION INC

551 Hosner Mountain Rd.
Stormville

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