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How Much Do Painters Charge Per Hour?

August 19, 2013 | posted in: Blog, Industry News | by 1 Comment

As a house painter in Los Angeles, I often get asked this question. Painters, painting contractors, or painting companies usually work per project. This means they only work when a client asks them to paint their house.  Hence, painters would normally charge per hour.  When they give you a paint estimate they also have an..

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How Many Paint Estimates should You Have? 3 is Good; 5 is Enough

August 12, 2013 | posted in: Blog, Industry News | by 1 Comment

Before you hire a house painter, you first ask for a paint estimate. The cost estimate may serve as your starting point before choosing a house painter – and rightly so.  The paint estimate does not only give you an idea of how much the job will cost; it also gives you an idea of..

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How much does a House Painting Job in Los Angeles Cost?

August 6, 2013 | posted in: Blog, Industry News | by 1 Comment

Painting is one of those jobs that the more frugal folks would like to do it themselves. The task seems as simple as mixing colors and applying paint on the wall. And, for the thrifty ones who do things themselves, they do save quite a sum. However, painting has progressed from the past.  These days,..

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How to Hire a Good House Painter and NOT Get Ripped Off

July 19, 2013 | posted in: Blog, Industry News | by

Some people like to repaint their houses themselves.  Others would want a more professional job.  The (minor) hassle in hiring a professional house painter is searching for the right one. Yes, it’s really a minor issue.  If you do your homework, you can find a good local painter to do the job for your house…

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Spring Newsletter 2013-Custom Painting in Los Angeles

June 6, 2013 | posted in: Blog | by

Greetings! Spring is here. It’s time to spruce up the place…….The sun is out, the temperature’s risen. I’m just about ready to make shorts part of my work uniform again and I’m even thinking of turning on our sprinklers. The brown grass is getting to me. I’d probably be singing a simple song with the..

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Christmas 2012 Newsletter-Custom Painting

June 6, 2013 | posted in: Blog | by

Greetings! Time sure flies. We had plans for a Fall Newsletter, but now it’s turned into our Holiday issue. We hope that this finds our good customers doing well, getting by each day, looking forward to the coming Holidays with joy and happiness. Don’t let the pressures of the season and year’s end ruin your..

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Spring 2012 Newsletter

June 6, 2013 | posted in: Blog | by

Greetings! It’s here again. Not this newsletter, I’m talking about the beautiful Spring days. They’re working themselves in between all the rain storms we’re having. If the saying is true, “April showers bring May flowers” then get those gardens and flowers planted cause we’re in for a colorful spring season. Springtime is also traditionally the..

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December 13, 2011

June 6, 2013 | posted in: Blog | by

Greetings! It’s that time of the year again. Oh boy! If you’re anything like me, getting in the Holiday spirit doesn’t come automatically just because the media keeps telling us it’s Christmas time. I wish I could just throw that Holiday Spirit switch and be happy and all cheery the whole month of December, which..

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September 16th, 2011

June 6, 2013 | posted in: Blog | by

Greetings! For those you who are reading this newsletter and have read our others in the past, you can see that this now a seasonal newsletter. I hope that you find it as fascinating as our others. By the way, you’re now able read any of our past newsletters. Just visit our website, www.elizabethstpainters.com and..

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April 13 Newsletter, 2011

June 6, 2013 | posted in: Blog | by

Greetings! Okay, so our newsletter schedule is totally out of whack. It’s been almost 2 months. You’d think that with all the rain we’ve had here in LA, I’d have plenty of time to sit in the office and put out our 3rd Elizabeth St. Newsletter. Well…that’s obviously not the case. We’ve been busy I..

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