While painting your home seems like an easy and simple task, it actually isn’t. Many homeowners who decide to do it on their own realize that painting takes more time and effort than they thought. 

Here are reasons why this project is best handled by professional exterior painters

Safety Risks

Painting can be dangerous for inexperienced painters. You may need to use a ladder to reach higher exterior areas or ceilings. You need to have a steady hand while balancing on a ladder. 

When painting your exterior, you have to be really careful because uneven surfaces can make your ladder shaky. Professionals are knowledgeable in painting hard-to-reach areas and have the proper tools and equipment for the best results. 

Higher Costs

Keep in mind that you’ll have to purchase all project materials and tools if you choose to paint your home yourself. You’ll need to take note of the price of paint, primers, tools, drop sheets, ladders and more. Any repairs your walls require must also be completed before painting. It means you’ll need to buy sandpaper, filler and other materials needed for the repair. 

Moreover, you’ll need to take time from work to finish the job. If something goes wrong, and you make mistakes, you’ll still need to hire painting contractors. It’s usually less expensive to hire professionals from the beginning. 

Save Time & Avoid Stress

Exterior painting can be time-consuming, especially if it’s your first time doing it. In terms of painting, speed and accuracy come with experience. Aside from that, DIY painting can be messy and tiring. Save yourself from stress, and get the job done faster by hiring experts. 

When you need painters for the outside of the house, choose Palmetto Ceramic Coatings. We install Rhino Shield® ceramic coating systems so you’ll never need to paint your house again. Call us at 843) 884-1992, or complete our online form to get a free estimate. We serve homeowners in Charleston, SC.