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"They did an excellent job of prepping before and clean-up afterwards. I purchased the Angie's Deal so I could try out his services. And so glad I did! He is" providing an estimate for more work.
was prompt when I contacted him, and has kept in touch about doing another estimate for lots more painting and sheet rock ceiling repair.

-Lisa C.

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has been wonderful every step of the way. We met him back in September when he came out to give us a bid on painting our entire house. " We ended up going with someone else (a mistake on our part), but kept his contact information. We ended up asking the other company NOT to do our front door, and hired
to come take care of that for us. He is super responsive to phone calls and e-mails, he answered questions along the way, was very punctual, and an all around nice guy. He and his foreman were friendly, cleaned up every bit of mess that was made during the project, and the door and sidelights look amazing! Thank you for giving me back the beautiful front door I've been missing!

-Tammi 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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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.

House Painting reviews in Elkton

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is far more than I expected. Very professional, courteous, helped move furniture as well as put it back in place-witch I did not expect him to do. He made no mess, cleaned up after painting, and helped me put the rooms back together. It was an experience beyond what I expected as I have always done my own painting. Without hesitation I would use
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- John H.
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always professional...always on time,very punctual very good to work with, listens to customer,pays attention to details! price was right for amount of work done content and satisfied with completed job strongly recommend him and his expertice
- marie P.
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Very professional, thorough, kept in touch and checked all the way through so we were happy. Just an excellent job. Will use again and recommend. Good grade of paint.
- christine W.
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I contacted several Angieslist-rated painting companies to solicited bids on painting the exterior of my home and repairing or replacing my gutters.
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and Gutters was one of the companies contacted. I had used
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in the past to do the same exterior work and was most pleased with the work.

I made an appointment for a representative to come out and assess what needed to be done and provide a quote.
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was assigned and showed up right on time.
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did a great job of assessing what needed to be done and offering me some alternatives which he priced out. The cost estimates were most exacting which I greatly appreciated. To get
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's standard 3-year warranty I would have to go with the most expensive alternative which involved the replacement of a lot of wood. Admittedly the fascia and soffits were in bad shape and could warrant replacing but I was not ready to go that direction and felt that a lot of scraping and priming would provide an adequate job. I opted not to go this route. The alternative of just scraping, priming and painting the exterior which was my preferred choice was also expensive compared to other bids I received. Similarly, the bid to replace the gutters (which was
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for this work either. I am still convinced that
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would do a top notch job on exterior painting or gutter work but it comes with a significant cost. There are other alternatives that do just as good of work at a lower cost.
- BILL F.
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Excellent! Workers were here on time and cleaned up before they left each day. Consulted with us throughout the project to make sure we were happy with what they were doing and giving us what we wanted.
- Brenda R.
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was great. When he came by to take a look at my house he provided some really good advice about colors to use. He made me rethink a couple of things and I am glad I did. His crew was fantastic. They were in my house for 6 days and were very professional and courteous. I even changed my mind about a color late on a Friday night and they were there first thing Saturday morning with the right color. I am extremely happy with the end result and will definitely call
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- Elizabeth B.
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I was extremely impressed with his professionalism, he greeted me with a firm handshake, a business card and a genuine smile. He provided me with a written quote and encouraged me to obtain quotes from other painters as well.
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assured me he would be present through the entire job and he stayed true to his word. Despite intermittently rainy weather during the painting job he still managed to finish on schedule without sacrificing quality. His crew was professional and courteousy and did a wonderful job. After the painting was completed we all did a walk-around of the house and
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touched up a few places without any issue. It is readily apparent
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takes great pride in his word and his work and he delivered on both fronts.

We were very satisfied with the job
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performed and highly recommend him to other people looking for painting services!
- Amanda B.
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I would highly recommend
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of Hudson if you are looking to have your house painted. I was very pleased with the outstanding paint job
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and his crew did on the exterior of my home.
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is very knowledgeable about paints. He gave a complete and clear explanation of how the job was to be done. He used the best quality paints and helped me pick out the perfect colors to enhance my 1845 home. Before the job even started, he kept me up on when it was to start and through the job he kept me up on the status of what was to happen each day. Communication with
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was excellent.
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and his crew were very professional, courteous and respectful of my family and property. Every evening they cleaned up and put everything back in its place as if they were not even there. I personally enjoyed having them around.
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and his crew were easy to talk with and a joy to be around. The finished product is just beautiful. When I pull in the yard and look at my house, I am so proud to think that this is my home. I have had several people walking by or even stopping in their cars to tell me how beautiful my home now looks. It is such a pleasure to hear these words from people I
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’t even know. I am recommending
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to you without any hesitation.
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is a perfectionist in painting and will provide you with the highest quality of work. I know that I will not use anyone else but his company in the future. Pat
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- PATRICIA C.

All Exterior Painters in Elkton, VA

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A & G Painting

GORDONSVILLE
Gordonsville

ADVENT PAINTING & CONSTRUCTION

1110 E MARKET ST
Charlottesville

Alphin and Associates LLC

22 Villa Ave
Gordonsville

Backyard Boys Enterprise

3570 Presidents Rd
Scottsville

BEAMS PAINTING

417 WOODHAVEN CT
Charlottesville

Benchmark Builders LLC

108 Meadowview Lane
Locust Grove

Best Painting

Ruckersville, VA
Ruckersville

BEVERLY'S HOME REPAIR

1244 LANETOWN RD
Crozet

Blue Mountain Painting & Restoration LLC

1125 Loving Rd
Gordonsville

Breeden Services

326 Bloomersprings Rd.
Mycgaheysville

BUSY B POWERWASH

115 Terrybrook Dr
Charlottesville

C'Ville Construction

963 Dry Bridge Rd
Charlottesville

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Castlewood Construction LLC

1346 N Blue Ridge Tnpk
Madison

CAVALIER ENTERPRISES

2025 Square Dance Ct
Virginia Beach

Constable Construction inc

3443 Bloomer Spring Rd
Elkton

Custom Coatings

955 Redtail Dr

Dalton Painting, Inc.

P. O. Box 1100
Louisa

Dave's Rent A Husband Handyman Service

9772 Louisa Rd
Gordonsville

Decks By DeMers

2523 Ridge Road
Palmyra

Design Plus, LLC

132 Green St
Locust Grove

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd

Earth and Stone Construction

785 Oak Grove Dr
Mineral

Exquisite Designs

47332 Sterdley Falls
Sterling

Exterior Touch Inc.

12610 Waverly RD.

FRAZIER PAINTING

2340 DAVIS SHOP RD
Earlysville

Fresh Coat of Staunton

1234 Suite A Middlebrook Ave.
Staunton

Greg Akers Contractor

139 mitchell point rd.
Mineral

Home and Property Renovations

1304 Suite M, East Market St.
Charlottesville

Hurricane, Inc.

1342 Overton Dr.
Mineral

Inside Out Painting

140 Buck Drive
Ruckersville

Integrity Home Contracting

677 Berkmar Circle
Charlottesville

J A T Painting

1606 Townwood Ct
Charlottesville

keystonemasonry

327 whitethorn ct

King Construction

3753 Stony Point Rd.
Charlottesville

Lavezzo Construction

1712 E Market St
Charlottesville

Maintained By Mike

3310 Rolling Road South
Scottsville

Major Improvements

1507 Foster Rd
Richmond

Michael Frazier Painting Contractor,LLC

6272 Springhill Road
Ruckersville

MID ATLANTIC HOME IMPROVEMENT LLC

416 Height hill Rd
Barboursville

Miller Tyme Construction, LLC.

1206 King Street
Charlottesville

MJ Fulton Services (Cvillepainter.com)

1321 Oak Tree Ln
Charlottesville

Montague Miller Co of Realtors

105 East Main Street
Orange

Monticello Painting

261 Beechnut drive
Keswick

PB&J Handyperson Service

8021 Pat Dennis Road
Scottsville

Piedmont Facilities Management

2811 Hydraulic Rd
Charlottesville

Piedmont Paint & Finish LLC

1701 Allied St
Charlottesville

R.A.Painting

1853 Scottsville Rd
Charlottesville

Regal Home Improvement

4002 Hermitage Rd
Richmond

Remodeling Second Opinion

106 W Sunnybrook Dr

Ricks Drywall

132 Maywood Ln.

RM Decorating

2437 Jones Lane

Sandy Meadows Services

53 homestead pl
Stanardsville

Settle Construction Inc.

1088 Kidds Dairy Rd
Scottsville

SLP Paint Co.

PO Box 5074
Charlottesville

Thomas-Henry Construction, LLC.

12414 Constitution Highway
Orange

TOP Quality Home Improvements & Repairs

778 Cloverdale rd
Bremo Bluff

Trademark Construction Services

PO Box 72721
Richmond

Tumolo Custom Millworks LLC

646 Dogwood Dr
Stanardsville

Turnkey Roofing

626 N Main St

Welch Drywall and Construction

43 Greene Ct
Ruckersville

Williams Custom Carpentry and Handyman

403 riverside dr.
Schuyler

Wilmer K Gehris Painting

210 Autumn Woods Ct

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