It Is Important To Hire A Professional Painter

If your space needs a refresh, the biggest bang for your buck is definitely a fresh coat of paint. Relatively affordable, paint can completely transform any space. But who has time to spend hours applying coat after coat?

Two-thirds of homeowners regret their DIY paint projects. And the worse part is that when you have to fix a botched paint job, you need to spend a lot more money on paint, and labour.

The benefits of hiring a professional painter


A fresh coat of paint can give any room an instant face-lift – but only if it’s done right! A shoddy job will make you want to close the door and never enter the room again. 

A professional painter has spent years perfecting his skill and has handled just about every type of painting job imaginable, so you can rest assured they know how to get the job done right the first time, every time. They’ve also faced the most common and some of the most challenging issues associated with residential painting, so you can rest easy knowing your home is in good hands.


Most homeowners have a few paintbrushes and a roller in their garage, however, they might not have the best quality brushes. Different types of paint require different types of brushes, and if you’re not using the right type of brush, it could result in a subpar paint job. 

The best way to avoid this is by hiring a professional painter who already has the proper tools and know-how to get the job done right. Plus, since they own the tools, you won’t need to invest any money in equipment you would only use once.


If you’ve ever painted a room in your house, you know there’s a lot of work that goes into it before you even dip your brush in the paint. You’ve got to clean the walls, patch any holes, and deal with that pesky spot on the ceiling from when the water leaked last spring.

Nobody likes spending hours prepping for the job, and then having to move all your furniture back and clean up afterward. Hiring a professional painter means they’ll take care of all that for you – and all you have to do is enjoy your newly painted room!


Oftentimes, people underestimate how long a painting project will take. You might have thought that you would only need a Saturday afternoon to complete the job, but if the last painting project you undertook is any indication, then it’s likely this one will spill over into the next weekend. 

The reason for this is usually because people don’t realise how much prep work is necessary. However, what might have taken you over a week to accomplish, a professional painting team could finish in just one or two days.

Ready to hire a professional?

There are plenty of reasons to consider hiring professional painters for your next home painting project. From their experience and expertise to the time they can save you, it’s definitely worth hiring pros! 

Not to mention, you’ll be able to enjoy peace of mind knowing the job will be done well. 

So if you’re thinking about painting your home, go ahead and reach out to some professionals for quotes!

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Suzette Meyer is the lead author and content creator for, South Africa’s #1 marketplace for home services. She researches and writes the Kandua Advice articles, Cost Guides, and the Kandua Email Newsletter, drawing on the expertise of Kandua’s base of over 40 000 pros across more than 100 services, and the data gathered from the 100 000+ home service projects facilitated through the platform.

Home improvement can be daunting, and it is often difficult to find out if you are paying a fair price for your products and services. Suzette has made it her mission to help homeowners with advice on all aspects of home repair, maintenance and improvement, including how to choose the right handyman and how to make smart upgrades that improve your resale value or save costs.

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