How to prepare for a professional interior paint job

Pre-paint Interior Checklist

The following checklist will assist us in being able to complete our work quickly and cause as little disruption to your daily routine as possible. Call or email us prior to your paint job with any questions or concerns you may have. We will be glad to discuss them with you. If you are unable to do any of the items on the checklist, please contact us and we will be happy to make arrangements with you. If you are sensitive to odors or pregnant, you should try to make arrangements to stay away from the job site for the duration of the job.

Prior to our arrival:

! If necessary: Disconnect wiring from TV’s, video equipment, stereos, etc. Identify your wires so you can reconnect them correctly.

! Remove and store any items on the walls in areas we are not painting.

! Clear off all counters, tables, dressers and shelves of all items. ! Rooms should be clear of all clothing, papers, towels, throw rugs, etc.

! If closets are being painted, please have them emptied prior to our arrival.

! If any pictures, hanging items etc., are staying in their current location, please leave the hardware (nail, tack, etc.) In place. If they are being moved, please remove the hardware and we will patch the holes.

! Please remove contents of kitchen cabinets if they are to be refinished.

! Grandfather clocks should be secured or removed from area.

! If Painting Oregon must move a piano, the piano will have to be re-tuned by owner. Painting Oregon is not responsible for tuning of pianos.

! Remove towels, rugs, and accessories from bath and powder rooms.

! Take down curtains and draperies (Painting Oregon is not responsible for any damaged window treatment) and store in area where no painting is occurring.

! Alarm system should be disabled (Painting Oregon is not responsible for alarm company service fees).

! Make any necessary arrangements for pets to be away from the job site.

Painting Oregon will perform the following services:

• Move all large furniture and group in the center of the room.

• All floors and carpeting will be covered with drop cloths.

• All furniture will be covered with plastic sheeting.

• Each room area will be vacuumed and furniture will be put back in place upon completion of the job.

• Rubbish and empty paint containers will be removed from the job daily.

• Leftover paint cans will be marked and left for the customer.

• When the project is completed you will be emailed a finish schedule including the labels, colors, and paint quality used in your project.

Painting Oregon takes great pride in our professionalism and craftsmanship. Much time is taken to prepare and protect your property as if it were our own.  In order to  provide the best possible service to complete your project in an efficient and timely manner we appreciate your time in understanding the list above.

Thank you very much for your business and we look forward to updating your property.