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Should you hire a professional decorator?

Posted by Adrian
May 28th, 2014

Should you hire a professional decorator?

Many people think they are not too bad at DIY and decorating and are willing to have a go themselves, which is fair enough. But should you hire a professional decorator to do the job for you?
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There are a few things to consider before having a go yourself:

  • Do you really know how to do the job
  • Do you have all the necessary equipment to complete the job
  • Do you have the time to do it yourself
  • Do you have the money to fix mistakes

If the answer is no to any of these points above you should hire the services or a professional painter and decorator to decorate your home. Many people go charging into decorating without thinking things through, such as the order of how to do things. They then get stuck halfway through the job and either leave it for months or make a botch job of things.

Frankly life is hectic for everyone, you may have children to look after, work long hours, or have a second job. Do you really want the grief and hassle of tackling the decorating yourself? By hiring a professional decorator the whole process of making your home a beautiful place to be can be virtually stress free.

Professional decorator

Professional decorators decorate day in day out, so they will have the know how, the tools and the time to transform your home for you. Hiring a decorator can save you time and money, you can leave the decorator in the morning to go to work and come back and see the progress, and be amazed at how quick it is going, and how long it would of taken you to strip the wallpaper a bit each day!

Your professional decorator can advise you on colours, give you ideas, source the required materials and save you time, money and the hassle. How long will it take you driving around trying to find the materials, get paint charts and shopping. So hiring a professional can actually save you money.

The finished decorated room

Imagine how lovely it would be to come into a room that has been professionally decorated for you and is far better than you could of ever imagined, now isn’t it worth hiring a professional decorator?

One of my favorite sayings is as follows:

If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional, wait till you hire an amateur – Red Adair

To hire a professional decorator in the Southend on Sea, Essex (UK) area contact Adrian Rayfield via his online form.

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2 Responses to “Should you hire a professional decorator?”

  1. Nicholson Hampson Says:

    I would prefer hiring a professional decorator to do the job to ensure good quality results. Instead of doing all the work by myself. Great post!

    Date posted : July 16th, 2014 at 4:26 am
  2. Karen Says:

    I’d hire a professional every time. Your house is your most valuable asset, you should get the best service that you can afford.

    Date posted : July 25th, 2016 at 11:00 pm

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