It should only take you one to two hours preparing for professional painters.  it just depends on how much you have in your room, and where you will be storing these items for the duration of the project.  Watch the video below:

Preparing for Professional Painters

Let’s go over the quick list of what you need to do to get ready for the painters when doing interior painting projects:

  • Blinds & Window Treatments – Take both of these down and move them out of the room.  Make sure you mark them so you know what window they are to re-installed.  TIP:  This is a great time to clean the blinds and window treatments or send them off to the dry cleaners. [ video link:  0:19.0 ]
  • Electronics – Remove all electronics from the room.  Electronics do not do well with dust, so get the TV, computers, and printers out of the room, and cover them up.  [ video link:  0:28.1 ]
  • Pictures – If you want holes filled, take out the picture hooks.  If you are planning on leaving artwork in the same area, then leave the picture hooks up.  [ video link:  0:40.0 ]
  • Pets – Arrange for pets to be safely placed in another room or another floor.  TIP:  This is a great time to have the dog or cat go to the groomers or vet for a visit. [ video link:  1:19.0 ]

Don’t forget, if you need an estimate on getting your home’s interior painted, give me a call. My team and I have been serving Evanston, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka, Glencoe, Highland Park, Lake Forest, Glenview, Northbrook, and all of the Chicago area for 30+ years.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this video on Preparing for Professional Painters.

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