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"When i initially called , he came immediately to look at the room, and was willing to get to work right away. He offered to buy all the necessary" materials for us, adding their cost to the final bill. The work was done thoroughly and professionally. The job was completed in two days, at a cost of $400/day. Although this price seemed appropriate for the quality of work provided, I will note that the second day of work was only about half as long as the first day. All in all, provided excellent service, and I would definitely recommend them to someone willing to pay for a very professional job.

-Bebhinn F.

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" , and did an outstanding job. They arrived everyday on time, worked hard with few breaks." Worked through the end of the day and cleaned up well. They were a pleasure to have in our home. The one thing that worked to our advantage was a detailed scope of work. This was a comprehensive document that detailed exactly our expectations from the number of primer coats, number of top coats, type and brand of paint to be used and a list of exactly what work we wanted done. The only aspect of the job we felt could have gone better was the surface preparation. We were fairly explicit in our scope of work that every surface was to be prepared to a level we wanted. This included nail pops, nail holes on trim, dings and gouges. While there was a cursory effort I had to check and double check all the areas I had identified as areas I would have corrected had I done the painting myself. At the end of the day I would areas I wanted more attention. To 's credit he addressed everyone of the items cheerfully and properly. Most of this had to do with the fact that his crew's work may not have been scrunitized sufficiently. Nature of the beast that the professional has the experience and expertise to do a job to one level. Employees, not necessarily. After final payment was made we discovered a few elements that we missed. came back promptly and fixed each of them. This usually when customers have problems, not here. While his prices were a tad high compared to other bids at the end of the day we got an outstanding paint job at a fair price. We highly recommend . With contractors often the cause of anguish and confrontation is one of the good guys.

-Daniel R.

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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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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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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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Interior Painting reviews in Roanoke

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I contacted for an estimate to paint an average sized bedroom, which needed a lot of prep & repair work. The ceiling was peeling and there was a settlement crack. The room was totally empty so no furniture needed to be moved or worked around. Also, our single car wooden garage door needed to be sanded and repainted. Heritage ...More was very responsive as far as setting up an appointment to give us an estimate, and arrived and took a look, answered all my questions, and told me what would be involved. He e-mailed an estimate very promptly. The only problem is that the estimate he gave us was more than twice the price of two other painting companies, one of which we went with, and whose work we are very happy with. Otherwise, I believe this company is knowledgeable and professional, they just were overpriced in my opinion.
- Stephanie D.
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Wonderful job! Mr. was exceptionally professional and generous with his time and expertise, advising us in regards to color choices (the hardest part!). He worked with our time constraints and coordinated with other home improvement professionals working in the same space. The painter, , did a flawless ...More and clean job. When a small space on a newly painted wall was damaged by the other workers, I called Mr. for advise on how to touch up the wall, and he offered to come back out to the house to fix it! Good luck finding another business owner who is that generous with their time, especially considering that we were only a modest job for .
- Pamela L.
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We were pleased with the work. We felt we paid a fair price. About 2/3 of the house was painted. The rest is brick.
- Linda T.
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we have used for 35 years and the reason is clear, Guitar. is punctual and a perfectionist. He inspects the job after the painters finish and if he is not happy with something he has them do it over. Just like his saying "we do it right the first time".
- Sherry B.
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worked hard, and cleaned the house well. He walked the job, then discussed with me what he was doing. He didn't take a break or pause in his work I don't think! Would recommend him to give you careful attention, and to do a good job.
- ANNE C.
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and his crew were amazing. has a strict attention to detail that he hangs his hat on. He takes pride in his work and will do what is necessary to ensure the quality product. There were two small areas that we felt needed to be touched up, and sent someone over as soon as our schedule ...More allowed to fix them. As a customer, you want to feel like the person you are paying will perform the work as if they were doing it on their own home. This is how I felt with . They took care to protect our home so that there was little to do other than enjoy our newly painted walls. They will be our painting company going forward.
- todd B.
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I don't think they knew what they were walking into. I had tried to remove the wallpaper in my master bedroom myself and left a ton of the glue behind. They sanded, patched and painted the entire room and even stayed over the time I paid for to get the job done. It looks fantastic. A+ job I plan on using them again for any future painting needs I have.
- michael N.
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The crew that did the upstairs bedroom did an outstanding job. They were extremely courteous and professional. They did the fourth wall a different color and the "line" between the colors is perfectly straight; exactly what you hope for but hard to achieve.
did the guest bath on the first floor and was very ...More clean and did a nice job. Everyone was very punctual and completed the jobs in a timely fashion.
Would recommend to anyone.
- Pauline R.

Interior Painters in Roanoke, VA

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A&A's Home Improvement

1436 6 1/2 st.
Roanoke

A-Z Contractors

1810 Lawn Hill
Roanoke

All American Painting

3522 Richards Blvd
Roanoke

All House Repair LLC

608 13th St SW Apt B
Roanoke

Allstar Painting

259 Longwood Ln
Blue Ridge

Appalachian Building Concepts

2237 Paris Mountain Rd
Elliston

AS IT STANDS HOME IMPROVEMENTS

6159 Jeters Chapel Rd
Vinton

B-N World Paint and Remodel

3035 Embassy Dr
Roanoke

Beck Builders Inc

1133 Forest Lawn Dr
Salem

Big Boy Painting

106 Catlett Ct

BLR Services

4509 renfro blvd.

Bob Garrett Services LLC

5676 Warwood Dr
Roanoke

Boothe Construction Co

2728 Dell Ave. N.E.
Roanoke

Brooks Drywall Solutions Inc

810 Alta Circle
Salem

Building Integrity LLC

PO Box 37
Roanoke

CCR Home Improvements

240 lucas street

CertaPro Painters of Roanoke

2716 Colonial Ave.
Roanoke

Chapman Contracting

100 Nicholas Dr Trlr 4944
Clifton Forge

Chapman Contracting LLC

100 Nicholas Dr Trlr 4944
Clifton Forge

Clark Family Builders LLC

5352 Cloverdale Rd
Roanoke

Colors For You Painting

1144 Montrose Ave
Roanoke

Colorworx

1718 marvin st se roanoke va
Roanoke

Crockett Home Improvement Inc

1255 Radford St
Christiansburg

Custom Construction Company, Inc.

7539 Milk-A-Way Drive
Roanoke

D&M Painting

164 Yorktown Rd.
Troutville

Dale Harrison Painting

390 Estelle Ln.
Rocky Mt.

Davis West Painting LLC

4727 Cordell Dr
Roanoke

Decker's Painting

1053 Dove Hill Rd
Thaxton

Deels Handyman Services LLC

3735 Franklin rd. S.W.

Double D Contracting

8390 Holly Tree Dr
Boones Mill

Dowdy Home Innovations

Christiansburg

Dr. Lee's Home Repair

140 Lorillard Cir
Danville

E A Construction Inc

995 Beaver Dr
Christiansburg

Elevate Construction Inc

1000 S Fairfield Drive

Enquist Enterprises Inc.

2126 Winston Ave SW
Roanoke

Eye's & Lee's

2133 Kings Charles Ave SE
Roanoke

Fifth Generation Painting

1811 Fareham rd sw
Roanoke

Fine Finishes - Handyman

PO Box 8134
Roanoke

Fowlers Painting

3908 Pitzer Rd.
Roanoke

Handy Hands

444 Hidden Hill Ln
Boones Mill

Harrington Contracting

962 Etzler Rd
Troutville

Haynes Building & Pump Service

125 North Main STREET # 500- 252
Blacksburg

J & M Handyman Service

4602 Renfro Blvd NW
Roanoke

J N R Home Renovations LLC

2143 fork mountain rd.
Bassett

J S S Remodeling

6213 Monet Dr
Roanoke

J.M. East Painting

1169 friendly dr
Penhook

Jerry's Roofing & Home Projects

4430 Scenic HWY
Mt Solon

JIMO

3844 Welcome Valley Rd
Roanoke

JM Painting

4014 doe run road

JMS Builders & Developers Inc

1481 Little Timber Ridge
Buchanan

Job Sight Inc

5155 Crystal Creek Dr
Roanoke

Joey Hodges Painting & Pressure Washing

333 Doe Run Rd
Rocky Mount

June Covington Plasterers

2423 Orange Ave NW
Roanoke

K3 Enterprises

PO Box 812
Vinton

Keefer Building Services

Webster Rd
Glade Hill

Koehler Painting

2702 Johnson Ave NW
Roanoke

LARRY HARTMAN & SON INC

5151 STARKEY RD
Roanoke

LOWE'S

5040 Rutgers St Nw
Roanoke

M&R Residential

300 Union St
Salem

M.A. Turner Construction Inc.

PO Box 115
Daleville

Mark's Home Improvement

5215 Starkey Road SW
Roanoke

Martin Services

3787 Rutrough Rd
Roanoke

MGD Custom Paint LLC

2550 Chain Bridge Rd
Vienna

Mighty Dad Flooring & Home Repair

900 Ingleside Ln
Salem

MIKE SHEETS

321 SUNFLOWER DR
Vinton

morales services

2609 EDISON ST NE
Roanoke

Mr. D's Painting Service

2919 Purple Finch Rd
Roanoke

Nancy's Do List

2311 Berkley Ave SW
Roanoke

NCS Roofing & Renovations LLC

2914 Creekwood Drive
Salem

New Creations Painting

PO Box 12681
Roanoke

Newbilt Construction

105 Darlington Dr
Rocky Mount

Nichols Roofing and Home Repair

Roanoke, va 24018
Roanoke

Noah Construction

521 Tennessee St
Salem

Pack Boys Painting

1751 Alleghany Springs Rd Lot E7

Painter's Edge LLC.

3991 Floyd Hwy. S.

Penn Forest Services

1114 Moorman Ave NW
Roanoke

Pitman Service Group (PSG)

404 Walnut Ave SE
Roanoke

Pj Honaker

Roanoke

Professional finishing

1708 Whipple Drive

Quality Landscaping and Maintenance

709 Shelbourne Avenue
Vinton

R&D Lawn Care

688 Golden View Rd
Glade Hill

Rent-A-Laborer

7582 Franklin Road
Boones Mill

RL Smith Painting & Remodeling

108 Arnold Avenue
Radford

Salem Home Improvement, Inc.

810 Valley Road
Troutville

SALEM PAINTING

PO Box 634
Salem

Scott the Painter

3516 Hillcrest Ave. Nw.
Roanoke

Senior for Seniors Painting

5409 Lakeland Dr
Roanoke

Southern Comfort Construction Inc.

5207 Orchard Hill Dr.
Roanoke

Southwest Sunroom & Window Co.

625 S COLLEGE AVE
Salem

Star City Construction LLC

2140A Winston Ave
Roanoke

STEVE CABANISS PAINTING

2553 Gravel Hill Rd
Vinton

Superior Painting

1726 Radford Rd
Christiansburg

Superior Roofing & Home Solutions

250 Fallen Acorn Trl
Blacksburg

TAP Home Repair Services

302 2nd Street
Roanoke

The Handy Hammer

5719 Club Lane
Roanoke

Tim Dollman Construction

5428 Taney Dr.
Roanoke

Time Savers

3336 Circle Brook Dr. Apt 2 E
Roanoke

TLA Home Improvement

15000 George Washington Memorial Hwy
Glenns

Triple C Home Repair and Remodeling

345 Parkview Dr
Rocky Mount

Turner Long Construction

1807 Murry Road, Suite GA
Roanoke

Tyler's Trade, Inc.

907 Blandford Ave.
Vinton

WESTLAKE WASH

631 Greenhouse Rd
Glade Hill

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