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"We have owned 6 homes...I have never been more impressed with a painting contractor.
is honest, reasonable, and his crew is amazing!

-Sharon L.

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"Arrived on time. Lowest of three quotes. Responsive, Friendly. Crew was neat and polite. Did a good job. When areas needed extra attention they were quick to" address concerns. Had to have 2 more things done once home was inspected. Called them up and they came out within 3 days to take care of everything.

-christina J.

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Remodeling tip: Should painting or flooring come first?

Angie Hicks responds to a member who wants to know whether interior painting should come before or after the installation of hardwood flooring.

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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 Toms Brook

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This company was selected due to the attention to details including repair of stucco, joints in wood trim and doors, scraping of peeling paint surfaces, patch repairs of concrete and power washing. The exterior was sprayed and then back rolled. The work was done timely and at the end of the day area was always cleaned. Windows were covered and protected and once the job was finished all windows were washed. We were very happy with the results and our home looks great. We would definitely hire this company again and plan to have then do some interior painting.
- Vicki H.
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DO NOT HIRE THIS MAN UNLESS YOU WANT NOTHING BUT HEADACHES! It was a nightmare from the start. He came out on a Sunday and removed 3 out of 4 of our countertops and took out our kitchen sink. He said he would be back the next day with the new countertops (we provided him with the plywood, laminate, and contact cement). Six days later, he still had not been back to install them. I could write a book with all the excuses he had. On Friday, he finally came with 2 other guys and removed the 4th countertop and dropped off the countertops he made. When I got home from work and saw the new countertops, I was extremely upset. They were very poor quality - ragged edges, crooked lines, seams in FRONT on all countertops, a big crack on one. I did not want him to come back and install these in my kitchen. On Saturday, we fired him and are now left with no countertops in our kitchen and the sink was not put back. We spent $900.00 on this project and have nothing to show for up except a kitchen that's all torn up. Now, we have to hire a carpenter to replace the wood he broke around the sink and all the trim he broke before we can even get someone else to install countertops for us. He will sweet talk you but do you use this man unless you want to be out a lot of money and have an unfinished project on your hands.
- Judith W.
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Can't say enough about
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and crew. Everyone extremely professional and excellent craftsmen. I was not prepared for everything they did on my painting project(four room and hallways). I thought two guys would come and paint. Be ready for a construction project. 2 days for prepping walls, dents, holes and everything else that needed fixing. Then the painting comes. Beautiful work. We are extremely satisfied. Price? Worth it to me. You get what you pay for.
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and crew are the guys. Call him.
- Don G.
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was great! He was accommodating and came to give me an estimate within a few days of contacting him. His estimate was more competitive than other painters and he stayed true to budget. He worked around our tight time-frame, working on the weekend to get all the painting done for our move-in date, and communicating updates via text. When I thought there was a problem with the paint color,
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was very responsive and came back that same day to make sure the job was completed to my satisfaction. I would definitely hire again in the future. Thank you,
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- Mia S.
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came by for the estimate, took extensive notes of the work to be done, and delivered a detailed quote for the work when he promised. He was flexible about starting the work to meet our schedule. And handled a few last minute changes to wall colors, and including closets which we originally were going to skip, without a problem. His crews always arrived on schedule, and made the deadlines we established without compromising the quality of their work. In the end we noticed some unsightly phone
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we wished we had asked to be removed and patched over, his crew handle one, and after they finished the work and left, we realized there was another one, and he handled it himself on the spot, he even repaired a ding the movers left, we really appreciated it. Quality work throughout and they did a great job matching a specific color we had wanted.
All in all very happy with the work, and would recommend
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to friends.
- Siegfried H.
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The painters did a good job and a site supervisor checked on the progress at least once daily. Payment is due after the work is done (no down payment) and 12 month same-as-cash financing is available, so payment was easy. The site supervisor made a complete walk-around with us at the end to make sure everything was satisfactory. The work is warrantied for a year, and they will come back to touch up any spots we discover during that time. We will use them again.
- Michelle J.
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This is the second time I used this provider and for good reason.
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(the owner) and his crew are always professional and meticulous. Their work is impeccable, really upper echelon caliber. I really cannot be more highly of this company. If someone were to ask me if I knew a good painter, I would tell 'em "you're crazy" if you don't use Universal. If you're in the
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for premier quality work that is well-priced, and delivered by a trustworthy company, you needn't look any further.
Also, I fully intend on having Universal come back for some exterior work. I wouldn't use anyone else.
- MATTHEW C.
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The crew showed up right on time. They were skeptical whether they would be able to complete the job within the four hour Angie's List "deal" but got to work and managed to finish well within the time frame of the deal.
- Anna S.

Interior Painters in Toms Brook, VA

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A C CAMPBELL PAINTING & WALL

942 GREENDALE RD
Harrisonburg

A Powerhouse Move

644 Edwardian Lane
Waynesboro

A+ Handyman

224 Doe Trl
Winchester

Aarons Property Maintenance LLC

12028 Cobblestone Ct
King George

Afforble Painting

87 toppoint
Barhamsville

All American Painting & Home Repair

429 Belair Ave
Front Royal

Alpha Omega Construction

114 Withers Rd
Danville

AMERICANPROPAINTERS

Williamsburg

ARAC Roof it Forward

771 Shallowford Rd.

Around Town Handyman Service

PO Box 255
Port Haywood

B4 & After Home Improvement

11709 Inverarry Dr
Fredericksburg

BFC Contractors Inc.

1720 Clay Hammond Rd.

Bill Heitchew Plumbing

484 Battlefield Bluff Dr
New Market

Brighter Days Painting

4983 Cellar Creek Rd
Blackstone

BROUGHTON PAINTING & DECOR CO

8411 OLD MARLBORO PIKE

C & J Servicemen

505 Hessler Dr
Ruther Glen

C&K Painting Services

4528 Massaponax Church Road
Fredericksburg

C. E. Gene Comer General Contractor, LLC

1180 Loftis Rd
South Boston

C.E.B. Services, LLC

341 Ritenour St
Front Royal

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

CAVALIER ENTERPRISES

2025 Square Dance Ct
Virginia Beach

Centroplex Industries

4410 E Claiborne Square
Hampton

Colonial Plaster Restoration

po box 1053
Mechanicsville

CONSTRUCTION FOR U

1105 JOHNSTOWN RD
Edinburg

Cronos Contracting

3935 Fairfax Farms Rd
Fairfax

Cruise Construction And Maintenance

121 Madiebird Park
Toms Brook

Cutright Painting and Construction

5001 little flock ch ln
Amelia

Dans Construction Services LLC

449 Harmony Ln
Edinburg

Dave's Custom Painting

108 E 18th St
Front Royal

Design Concepts, Inc.

814 Cherry Hill Dr
Staunton

Dicapa Construction and Remodeling

1600 Tysons Blvd
Mc Lean

Distinct Painting

2003 MIllgarden
Fredericksurg

Down Under Faux

36 Prince Street

Dr. Lee's Home Repair

140 Lorillard Cir
Danville

Dzinbild

14980 Davis Rd
Church Road

elder and son construction

13 captain johns cove

ELITE PAINTING SERVICE LLC

720 bruce st
Winchester

Eppard Construction LC

303 Bluff Rd
Strasburg

Exquisite Designs

47332 Sterdley Falls
Sterling

F & D Renovations

Stephens City

F & M Home Improvement

434 Butternut Dr
Fredericksburg

Floor Center

370 garrisonville rd

Fuller Holdings

2489 Rockland Rd
Front Royal

Gibsons Renovations

163 E Reservoir Rd
Woodstock

HANDY AN

310 N MAIN ST
Woodstock

Handy Works

679 Holly Crest Dr
Culpeper

Handyman Connection- Winchester

112 Creekside Ln
Winchester

Hanson & Ryan Builders LLC

3232 Salty Way
Greenbackville

Illinado Home Solutions, LLC

206 Pine Shores Dr
Front Royal

J & D Construction and Maintenance

304 S Brown Street
Blackstone

J&A Painting, Inc.

12 Partlow St.

Jenkins Restorations

109 Juliad Ct Ste 105
Fredericksburg

Jernigan Outfiters LLC.

326 Kingston Rd
Ridgeway

Jesus Roofing

106 weems Ln
Winchester

Johnson's Construction

537 Courthouse Rd
Stafford

Justin Walls Cabinets

379 Ligontown Road
Farmville

k A Construction Inc

72 Royal Hills Dr
Fredericksburg

Kibler's Painting And Paper Hanging

25073 Old Valley Pike
Maurertown

King's Pressure Washing & Painting

806 Kinsale Rd.
Kinsale

KOB LLC

37 Viking Lane
Stafford

Lantz Home Improvement LLC

1268 Old Windmill Circle
Harrisonburg

Lark D Drywall LLC

1945 Coggin St
Petersburg

Laura's Designs

405 East Mission Street

Levic Construction Company Inc

11912 Middlecoff Dr
Chester

McLean Home Improvement LLC

PO Box 3042
Sterling

MEP Construction

542 Collicello St.
Harrisonburg

Michael & Son Services Inc

5740 General Washington Dr
Alexandria

Mike Fusco Builder

1201 S. Crescent Drive

Mike Myers

24488 Old Valley Pike
Maurertown

Modern Kitchen & Home Solutions

47100 Community Plaza
Sterling

Mr. Handyman of the Fredericksburg Region

99 Madison Avenue
Fredericksburg

NVB Contracting LLC

10432 Balls Ford Road
Manassas

NVD Construction Services

214 Lake Dr
Front Royal

NW Improvements LLC

848 Quince Orchard Blvd

Oak Tree Organizing & Design

2215 Plank Rd
Fredericksburg

obrien contracting

69 powers st
Fredericksburg

PAUL DAVIS RESTORATION-NW VA

9644 S. CONGRESS ST.
New Market

PB&J Handyperson Service

8021 Pat Dennis Road
Scottsville

Perry's Construction & Remodeling Inc

P O Box 757, 7719 Brock Road
Spotsylvania

Plank's Painting & Cleaning

1632 College Ave
Harrisonburg

POTOMAC GARAGE SOLUTIONS

19200 Chennault Way

Pride Painting

50 Vista Ct
Linden

Professional Power Washing

10271 Kings Highway
Montross

Quality Expectations LLC

POBox 678
Garrisonville

Rector's Property Maintenance

801 colonial ave
Colonial Beach

Remodeling Second Opinion

106 W Sunnybrook Dr

Reno Remodeling

211 Sea Cliff Dr
Ruther Glen

Richards' Homes, LLC

452 Orchard St
Strasburg

RJF Construction

317 N. 4th Street
Shenandoah

RM Decorating

2437 Jones Lane

sagers painting

120 skyway ln

Sean's Interior/Exterior Design Contractor

14870 Mills Ct
Amelia Court House

Second Nature Customs LLC.

1274 Old Windmill Circle
Harrisonburg

See Dirt Run! Inc

13616 Warrior Brook Terrace

SHEFFIELD'S PAINTING

7317 George Town Rd
Waverly

SI Restoration

2312 Eskow Ave Ste 2

sidingpros home Improvements

po box 591
Grottoes

Sidney Enterprises LLC

448 National Ave.
Winchester

Singh Construction

206 Back River Neck Rd

Skyline Builders

908 Lands Run RD
Bentonville

SMART HOME IMPROVEMENTS

11416 Reed Rd.
Fredericksburg

SNR Design and Build LLC

2218 Harpoon DR.
Stafford

SS Creative Concepts

6533 Harrison Rd
Fredericksburg

Starks Drywall

388 Loop Rd
Front Royal

Stefan Home Service

5901 Sheraton Cir.
Fredericksburg

STEFAN HOME SERVICE

5901 SHERATON CIR.
Fredericksburg

Stump & Sons Construction

2103 Jeremy Creek Rd
Sutherlin

The Next Day Bath

8495 Colfax Dr
King George

TLA Home Improvement

15000 George Washington Memorial Hwy
Glenns

Toss n Paint LLC

425 Roland Road
Woodstock

Total Living Colors Painting

410 Roxanne Rd
Stafford

Townside Building and Repair INC

110 southern view drive
Stafford

Triple J Contracting

1789 South Ox Rd.

Troy-Bilt Construction

9734 Spotswood Trail Rd
Stanardsville

Turpin Constuction Company

2945 Cottontown Rd
Forest

Twin Pines Construction Group, LLC

153 Run Away Lane
New Market

Venetian Marble Inc

2150 Carter Gallier Blvd
Powhatan

Wiles Home Improvement

PO Box 119
Mint Spring

Willow Brook

6084 MINT SPRINGS DR
Warrenton

Window Universe

1211 King St
Alexandria

Wyatt's Painting and maintenance

121 Watkins Ct
Ringgold

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