Home Services Guidelines and Best Practices

Paint Removal

Paint Removal guidelines, FAQs and unit pricing information

January 2014

Are you looking for independent, trustworthy advice about Paint Removal? Do you need to understand common installation options? If your project calls for Paint Removal work, the following guidelines and best practices will help you understand: Is a subcontractor really necessary for Paint Removal work? Will a permit be required? What are common problem areas? How much will Paint Removal labor cost? What are the important Paint Removal quality checks that should be included in the work requirements?

Paint Removal - Frequently Asked Questions

What is a fair price for Paint Removal?Costs vary with project size, job quality and time of year. For typical Paint Removal expect to pay between $3.99 to $10.65 per square foot. Additional fees are typically charged for small projects or rush jobs.
Is a permit needed for Paint Removal work?Your Paint Removal project may require design approval and/or permits from your local building authority. Verify requirements with your local building department before any Paint Removal work starts, particularly for ay structural or systems (plumbing, electrical, HVAC) projects.
Is it worth using a professional to perform Paint Removal work?The operation and performance of the paint remover may be adversely affected by inexperience or poor installation techniques. Hire service providers for Paint Removal carefully and be sure to tie payment milestones to appropriate quality checks (from the list below).
Is Paint Removal something that I can do myself?Most of the Paint Removal project can be completed by a moderately experienced do-it-yourselfer; as with any project, high quality Paint Removal requires attention to detail and careful planning.
How many days are typically required to complete the Paint Removal work?This work can be completed in 1 to 2 days.

Paint Removal - Options, Quality Checks and Important Details

Use the list below to document your expectations for level of detail and finish quality for Paint Removal. Make sure that relevant information is included in any written contracts or work orders on your project. Before any Paint Removal work begins, review the checklist with the service provider. Tie payments to satisfactory completion of this checklist.

Paint Removal - Work Milestones and Project Reminders

The following list summarizes work tasks commonly performed during Paint Removal. These tasks help ensure proper completion of the paint remover work and compliance with common manufacturer and vendor warranty requirements. Make sure that either you or your service provider takes responsibility for each of these tasks. All service provider task responsiblities should be clearly called out in the written contract or work orders.



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