Frequently Asked Questions

Residential Painting

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You have questions, we have answers! Below are some of our clients’ most Frequently Asked Questions about residential painting projects.

How long is the estimate good for?

A project estimate from CertaPro Painters® of Northwest Indiana is valid for 60 days.

Do you offer discounts?

Yes. We offer 5% off Discounts for First Responders and we regularly have specials offered to Previous Customers, Direct Mail Customers and Winter Discounts.

Does CertaPro Painters® of Northwest Indiana provide free painting estimates?

Yes. You can schedule your free estimate online or give us a call at 219-364-6083.

How much do you charge per square foot?

We do not usually provide pricing per square foot. The estimate is prepared using Sales Associates training and experience with room and access setup, furniture to cover or move, taping and masking as necessary, surface preparation or drywall repairs and finally application of products and number of coats. Each of these are variable based on the project’s goals and would difficult to provide on a square foot basis.

Can I get a rough quote over the phone if I give you the sizes?

We have been performing remote estimates via Zoom and/or FaceTime for customers since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. If either of these methods do not work for you, our team should be able to provide an estimate based on a similar type call.

How long does it take to paint a room?

The project timeline is always dependent upon a variety of factors such as size, complexity, etc.

How long does it take to paint a house?

All project timelines depend on scope of work, included components, repairs, preparation, paints/products required, etc.

How often do I need to paint my house?

The frequency with which the exterior of homes should be painted depends on weather-related, but we generally suggest repainting your home’s exterior every 5-7 years in the Midwest.