Top 10 House Painters in Kalamazoo, MI

Porch Pro Headshot Kolev
Painters
Serves Kalamazoo, Michigan
No job is too small
No job is too small
Porch Pro Headshot Turnkey Builders LLC
Painters
Serves Kalamazoo, Michigan
(204)
"Now that we have worked with turnkey builders, we will never work with another contractor again! We’ve had horrible experiences with other companies before finding them, at first, we were even deterred as they are more expensive than some. Additional repairs were discovered during the project but t...Read more about Turnkey Builders LLC
"Now that we have worked with turnkey builders, we will never work with another contractor again! We’ve had horrible experiences with other companies before finding them, at first, we were even deterred as they are more expensive than some. Additional repairs were discovered during the project but t...Read more about Turnkey Builders LLC
Porch Pro Headshot Harmony Designs
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Serves Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Hello everyone I'm Edgar Torres owner of Harmony Designs and we pride ourselves in crafsmanship!dedicate my company to customer happiness and we are proud to do what we do and love painting! Family owned and clients are always satisfied plenty of references! We cater to Murfreesboro Nashville coffe ...Read more about Harmony Designs
Hello everyone I'm Edgar Torres owner of Harmony Designs and we pride ourselves in crafsmanship!dedicate my company to customer happiness and we are proud to do what we do and love painting! Family owned and clients are always satisfied plenty of references! We cater to Murfreesboro Nashville coffe ...Read more about Harmony Designs
Porch Pro Headshot Orbit Premier Painting
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Serves Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Orbit Premier Painting is committed to the highest standard of service. Our professionals will take the time to approach your investments with the professional care and attention to detail that they deserve. Our work is never compromised by taking short cuts or using inferior products. Whether it's...Read more about Orbit Premier Painting
Orbit Premier Painting is committed to the highest standard of service. Our professionals will take the time to approach your investments with the professional care and attention to detail that they deserve. Our work is never compromised by taking short cuts or using inferior products. Whether it's...Read more about Orbit Premier Painting
Porch Pro Headshot Pure Michigan Builders
Painters
Serves Kalamazoo, Michigan
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"I have had many home renovations done by pure mich builders . And they are the only I go back to when I need work done . From my new shed on the web pic isn't it beautiful to my kitchen sink installed and plumbing to my new roof and they will be re siding my house and garage cant wait . They are 1...Read more about Pure Michigan Builders
"I have had many home renovations done by pure mich builders . And they are the only I go back to when I need work done . From my new shed on the web pic isn't it beautiful to my kitchen sink installed and plumbing to my new roof and they will be re siding my house and garage cant wait . They are 1...Read more about Pure Michigan Builders
Porch Pro Headshot Jfp Contracting
Painters
Serves Kalamazoo, Michigan
(19)
"The crew painted my house a dark navy, which is a difficult color to get right. They did it beautifully. So excited and pleased with the outcome. My neighbors often comment on the quality of the painting job. Thanks, for taking the worst looking house on the block to the best one."
"The crew painted my house a dark navy, which is a difficult color to get right. They did it beautifully. So excited and pleased with the outcome. My neighbors often comment on the quality of the painting job. Thanks, for taking the worst looking house on the block to the best one."
Porch Pro Headshot A Plus Painting & Powerwashing
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Serves Kalamazoo, Michigan
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"A Plus Painting & Powerwashing painted the exterior of our home. They did a great job! Steve and Josh are wonderful guys. They are polite and took great care to ensure our outdoor furniture, decks, and plants were covered while painting. Steve communicated the project plan and provided daily up...Read more about A Plus Painting & Powerwashing
"A Plus Painting & Powerwashing painted the exterior of our home. They did a great job! Steve and Josh are wonderful guys. They are polite and took great care to ensure our outdoor furniture, decks, and plants were covered while painting. Steve communicated the project plan and provided daily up...Read more about A Plus Painting & Powerwashing
Porch Pro Headshot Silver Forest Contracting LLC
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Serves Kalamazoo, Michigan
(7)
"Jacob was wonderful to work with. He completed the job (dry-walling a couple of rooms painted) in good time with lovely results. We also didn't have to wait weeks to get an appointment--he was available pretty quickly. His rates are very reasonable. We will hire him again--you should too. "
"Jacob was wonderful to work with. He completed the job (dry-walling a couple of rooms painted) in good time with lovely results. We also didn't have to wait weeks to get an appointment--he was available pretty quickly. His rates are very reasonable. We will hire him again--you should too. "
Porch Pro Headshot Five Star Painting of Kalamazoo
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Serves Kalamazoo, Michigan
With Five Star Painting, you can enjoy a beautiful finished product without having to do the work yourself. Our painters are trained, courteous, and reliable. We offer professional painting services for interiors, exteriors, decks, fences, and commercial buildings. From neutral tones to bold color s...Read more about Five Star Painting of Kalamazoo
With Five Star Painting, you can enjoy a beautiful finished product without having to do the work yourself. Our painters are trained, courteous, and reliable. We offer professional painting services for interiors, exteriors, decks, fences, and commercial buildings. From neutral tones to bold color s...Read more about Five Star Painting of Kalamazoo
Porch Pro Headshot Lux Living LLC
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Serves Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Hello my name is Enri and I have been a painter for over 5 years. I have a crew of 4 and we specialize in all home improvements but painting it’s our speciality. We stand by our work and always go the extra mile for our clients.
Hello my name is Enri and I have been a painter for over 5 years. I have a crew of 4 and we specialize in all home improvements but painting it’s our speciality. We stand by our work and always go the extra mile for our clients.

Frequently asked questions about house painters

There is nothing like a fresh coat of paint in a new home. You can transform rooms with a change of color, and fresh paint breathes new life into an older home. Costs for painting homes vary. It depends on the rate of labor and on the type of paint you use. Most of the cost comes from the size of the home. The more square footage you need painted, the more expensive the job will be.

The average cost for painter services in a home is estimated at $3,500. On the low side, you can expect to pay $1,200 and $6,500 on the high side. These estimates assume you have a one-story home with around 1,000 square feet of wall to paint. More stories will mean higher costs.

The price is usually divided up into materials and labor. Labor tends to make up 85% of a job, but this can vary depending on the contractor. Most contractors charge between $2 - $6 / square foot. This calculates interior painting jobs with two coats of paint. For more specific paint jobs, such as doors or cabinets, you can expect to be charged $50 - $100 / door or drawer face.

Some contractors have different models of payment, which you may discover when looking up “painting companies near me” or “house painters near me.” You can be charged per room, which averages around $800 - $1,200 for a bedroom, and as high as $3,000 for a living room or similar large space. Some painters may choose to bill hourly, which can range from $20 - $50 / hour for basic painting, and $100 / hour or higher for specialty painting. A skilled painter should be able to cover between 150 – 350 square feet/hour but don’t forget to factor in prep time, clean up, and both coats of paint needed.

The cost of painting a home's exterior is far more variable, depending on your siding. Some sidings (like stucco) can cost up to $3,000 / 1,000 square feet, and that cost can rise if there are multiple stories. Weather can also play a major factor, which is why local painters are in high demand during the summer months. Vinyl siding expands and contracts depending on weather, so you’ll want a latex-based paint that is durable to these changes. For wood siding, latex is always a good option for allowing wood to breathe. Beware acrylic or oil-based paints, as these can create moisture stains. If you have stucco siding, you can go with latex, but it’s not your best option if the walls are damaged. Elastomeric paint will cover those imperfections while still being breathable. This paint is thick and time-consuming to apply. If you have brick siding, you’ll want a porous stain or paint so water doesn’t get trapped inside.

Siding is the biggest factor to cost, as prep and materials needed to do the job correctly can raise the price. Brick and stucco are the most expensive, while metal, wood, vinyl, and concrete tend to be on the lower end. Extra stories mean extra work for the painter, as safety measures and ladders need to be implemented. Painting a second or third story of a home takes longer than painting a single story based on logistics. It’s not just the walls, either. You may want to paint the garage, the shutters, the eaves and downspouts, and the siding and trim.

Your brand of paint can alter costs, as well as the cost of your finish. Flat paint tends to be the cheapest, but is also the least durable. Mid-range finishes, including eggshell and satin, can be good choices, depending on what you’re looking for. Semi-gloss finish will showcase imperfections and dents but is also resistant to cleaning. High-gloss is the most expensive type of finish and is recommended for small areas, such as trim, windows, and doors. While it is possible to DIY your home’s exterior, a professional comes with all the needed materials and is knowledgeable about what will work best and how to stay safe on the job. They are worth serious consideration.

Yes, you can paint vinyl siding. Years ago, this answer was no because paint continued to slide off the siding. We’ve come a long way since then. The best paint for vinyl is latex urethane paint, as it can cope with the constant contracting and expanding of the siding. Many paint companies create paint specifically designed for siding.

Painting vinyl is similar to painting other exteriors. You’ll want to coat it with primer (something designed for vinyl) and use a brush for the tricky spots. Otherwise, you can use a roller and cover a lot of ground. Once you have the primer, add the topcoat. Vinyl has one more caveat that you should be aware of. Dark colors tend to trap a lot of heat. Most vinyl paints will be light colors as a result, so it reflects heat rather than absorbs it. Weather can be a factor in painting vinyl, and the best weather is overcast, comfortable conditions. Sun, humidity, direct heat, and wind are not your friends when it comes to painting vinyl. You’ll want to ensure that painting your siding doesn’t void its warranty before you begin.

As with any painting, you’ll want to ensure you clean the area thoroughly first. For vinyl, a pressure washer is the best choice. You’ll want to find a recipe that tackles mold and mildew or buy a TSP solution. Mold and mildew tend to get between the paint and the siding, so it’s imperative you deal with them before you paint.

The quick answer is 350 – 400 square feet. This is generally true of wall, ceiling, and trim paint. Primer tends to go less, giving you 250 square feet on average. If you’re painting a dark room with a light color, you may need more primer coats, so keep that in mind. Be aware that fresh drywall is extremely porous and may absorb more paint than expected. Most drywall tends to arrive pre-primed, but be ready if it isn’t. If you have a textured wall (think popcorn ceilings, for example), you should use 20% more paint. If you need to paint 100 square feet of ceiling, it’s recommended you buy enough paint to cover 120 square feet to make up for the texture. You can stretch your paint with the correct tools. A nine-inch roller usually gives the best results for a coat of paint. For textured walls, consider a 1/2-inch nap over a 3/8-inch nap.

Let’s dive into the math. You know how much paint you need per square foot, but how do you calculate that square footage? First, measure the height of every wall, and add it together. Then, do the same for the length of each wall. Multiply those two numbers together, and you have the square footage. If you divide that number by 400 (how much a gallon of paint should cover), you know how many gallons you need to buy. This works for trim and doors as well. Multiply the total lengths and widths together, and divide it by 400. It’s never a bad idea to round up or ensure you have extra paint left over. You may need it for touch-ups or if a specific section requires more paint than you anticipated. It’s better to have too much than too little and have the hardware store mix you more paint. What if the color is off by even a slight bit? That’s a frustration you can easily avoid.

No, you can’t use exterior paint inside. Exterior paint is designed to hold up against weather extremes and, as such, contains more VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds). These compounds were not designed for enclosed spaces; they can smell funky and release toxins that might make you or your pets sick. Exterior paint doesn’t settle in a short amount of time. In cold weather, exterior paint could continually release those toxins for a month or more. In warmer weather, this timeframe may be reduced to weeks. The process of releasing these toxins is called curing. Most professionals will wear masks when painting outside for this reason.

Exterior paint is softer by nature. It needs to be able to breathe and contract or expand with the home. It doesn’t stand up as well to the wear and tear that interior paint deals with on a daily basis. While all paint contains mildewcides and fungicides, the ingredients in exterior and interior paint are very different. The VOCs are needed in both paints to hold the pigment in. If you use exterior paint on indoor surfaces, ventilation is your first concern. This becomes a greater concern when spraying paint instead of rolling it, as spraying it makes it airborne that much quicker.

VOCs can cause lightheadedness, headaches, nausea, irritated eyes and throat, and respiratory issues. This can be an even greater hazard for those with compromised immune systems. Exterior and interior paints are vastly different, so you shouldn’t combine them. It compromises the quality of both paints. Plus, exterior paint isn’t designed to look good inside. Both varieties of paint are highly specialized, and you’ll likely regret using them where they are not intended.

The average cost to paint a 12x12 room is $650, with $400 being on the low end and $900 on the high end. Several factors can change these costs or cause them to rise. If you need drywall or plaster repaired before the job, that will cost time and effort. The higher your walls rise, the more time or paint it might take to finish the job. If you want to use designer paints, you may spend more on the materials. Your cost will also change based on the finish you choose.

Square footage is the most important consideration when factoring the price of a room. A large room, such as a living room, will cost more than a small bedroom or bathroom. Kitchens tend to cost the most since the painting is specific. They require far more attention to detail when you consider backsplashes, cabinets, and trims. Textured walls can add to that cost since it eats up more materials. Different types of paint can change the cost as well. On average, eggshell, satin, and flat are the cheapest paints. Matte, semi-gloss, latex, and oil are mid-range and all competitively priced. High-gloss paint is expensive and best used on small surfaces like trims.

You have the option to do the work yourself, of course. Be aware that it’s never as simple as splashing paint on the walls. You’ll need to purchase all the required materials, such as brushes, painter’s tape, rollers, trays, and plastic to prevent spillage. You’ll need to clean the walls and remove outlet covers and switch plates. Once that’s done, you can use painter’s tape on all the edges and then start. The big question you will need to ask yourself is whether you have the time. Painters are efficient, have all the tools, and do the job constantly. They will know immediately the best way to handle it.

Now that you know the scope of your project in terms of cost and effort, you can start dreaming in color.

Recent reviews for Kalamazoo Painters

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Excellent to keep appointment. Excellent work quality. Excellent value.

These guys were great to work with. I was seeking someone who could complete the job on a very tight time schedule. JFP. completed the painting doing an excellent job in a timely manner. I would use his services again.

- Stephanie Glenn
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I was worried what kind of an experience I would have hiring a contractor from a social media site. However I cannot express my gratitude and satisfaction enough for the service provided to us by JFP Contracting. Dale was a true professional. He was depen...

- Heather Delaporte
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JFP Painting did some exterior and painted 2 interior rooms for us. They were very professional, thorough, and clean. I would highly recommend JFP!

- Koni Sosinski
17260

This company is not licensed to do this type of work in the state of Michigan.

- Mike Libson
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Dale and his 2 guys did a great job. They were neat and organized and moved right along. They started the day we agreed and actually finished a day sooner.. They did not mess around. Just completed the job.. Would refer them to my friends and colleagues. ...

- Stephanie Glenn
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We purchased a new dishwasher, and paid for delivery and installation, The delivery people refused to install the dishwasher due to the water line being copper. We contacted Stephen, and he came over within a couple days. Things went great, until we unbox...

- Dorene Culp
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Responded to my request quickly. Great service; got right on it. Worked with me on payment arrangements as well.

- David Adamson
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After getting quotes from 4 contractors we nervously decided to go with turnkey roofing. They protected my flowers and cleaned up very well after the job was done. Super impressed! Thank you!

- Caleb Welch
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Their customer service is very good. They showed up when they said they would, cleaned up afterwards, and were very professional.

- Krystal Jensen
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Roofing, Siding, Gutters Fantastic, professional work. Tear off, clean-up, considerations to account for additional repairs for unseen damage, new roof, siding, and gutters look great. Justin provided great customer service during follow up after after co...

- Brittany McCintosh
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Really great professional crew. Yes I would recommend them. I was really impressed by the perfect craftsmanship, the sales team Justin was fantastic through the process. Very happy!

- Mike Morrett

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Porch Pro Headshot Greenscape's Lawn Maintenance and landscaping LLC
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Greenscape's Lawn is here to assist the community and neighbors with all their landscaping needs at a low and affordable price.
Greenscape's Lawn is here to assist the community and neighbors with all their landscaping needs at a low and affordable price.
Porch Pro Headshot Kc's services
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Kc's Services knows that quality and cost are important. That's why we focus on giving you the best services possible at an affordable cost to you. We are committed to safe, courteous service to meet your home improvement needs. You can count on our expert handymen for quality services that range ...Read more about Kc's services
Kc's Services knows that quality and cost are important. That's why we focus on giving you the best services possible at an affordable cost to you. We are committed to safe, courteous service to meet your home improvement needs. You can count on our expert handymen for quality services that range ...Read more about Kc's services
Porch Pro Headshot Aarrstgroup
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Here aarrstgroup we provide excellent service as a whole Home Solution no job too big or too small for aarrstgroup professional
Here aarrstgroup we provide excellent service as a whole Home Solution no job too big or too small for aarrstgroup professional
Porch Pro Headshot Just Rite Painting Plus....
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Serves Kalamazoo, Michigan
Just Rite Painting Plus.... Is a family owned and operated for over 20 years. Debbie the owner, is on each and every job until completed. We are a small company in order to keep costs down and to have a more personable relationship with our customers. We pay close attention to detail with the high...Read more about Just Rite Painting Plus....
Just Rite Painting Plus.... Is a family owned and operated for over 20 years. Debbie the owner, is on each and every job until completed. We are a small company in order to keep costs down and to have a more personable relationship with our customers. We pay close attention to detail with the high...Read more about Just Rite Painting Plus....
Porch Pro Headshot Kronos Property mgnt
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Serves Kalamazoo, Michigan
Kronos Property mgnt. is a "whole-home" advising service that aims at fulfilling the customers needs at all costs. We have 3 years + of hands on experience & over 30 years + plus of guiding from our senior techs & trainees. KPM specializes in home repair from all miscellaneous sorts involving "han...Read more about Kronos Property mgnt
Kronos Property mgnt. is a "whole-home" advising service that aims at fulfilling the customers needs at all costs. We have 3 years + of hands on experience & over 30 years + plus of guiding from our senior techs & trainees. KPM specializes in home repair from all miscellaneous sorts involving "han...Read more about Kronos Property mgnt
Porch Pro Headshot M & E Handyman Services/Simplified Improvements
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Serves Kalamazoo, Michigan
We here at simplified improvements are here to give 110% customer service satisfaction. We been around for 2 1/2 years. I personally Have been doing these types of services for over 20 years. There is no job too big or too small!
We here at simplified improvements are here to give 110% customer service satisfaction. We been around for 2 1/2 years. I personally Have been doing these types of services for over 20 years. There is no job too big or too small!
Porch Pro Headshot New Horizon Painting
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Serves Kalamazoo, Michigan
New Horizon Painting & Remodeling LLC is a trusted home improvement company based out of Kalamazoo, Mi. Our mission is to serve our community with quality home improvement needs at a price they can afford. Feel free to call us to schedule you’re free estimate today. We require a down payment of half...Read more about New Horizon Painting
New Horizon Painting & Remodeling LLC is a trusted home improvement company based out of Kalamazoo, Mi. Our mission is to serve our community with quality home improvement needs at a price they can afford. Feel free to call us to schedule you’re free estimate today. We require a down payment of half...Read more about New Horizon Painting
Porch Pro Headshot Fresh Coat of Kalamazoo
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Serves Kalamazoo, Michigan
As a professional residential and commercial painting company, we hope to professionalize an industry that suffers from a longstanding lack thereof. We hope to provide our clients with an experience that far exceeds their expectations for honesty, integrity, and empathy. We understand the needs for ...Read more about Fresh Coat of Kalamazoo
As a professional residential and commercial painting company, we hope to professionalize an industry that suffers from a longstanding lack thereof. We hope to provide our clients with an experience that far exceeds their expectations for honesty, integrity, and empathy. We understand the needs for ...Read more about Fresh Coat of Kalamazoo
Porch Pro Headshot DKM Property Management LLC
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Serves Kalamazoo, Michigan
To provide outstanding service within and outside Kalamazoo! -Lawn Mowing -Leaf Clean Up -Downspout Extensions -Gutter Cleaning -Driveway Edging -Deck Water Proofing -Small Tree Removal -Tree Trimming -Aerating -Painting -Yard Waste Removal -Power Washing -Snow Plowing -Sales Cleans -Residential an...Read more about DKM Property Management LLC
To provide outstanding service within and outside Kalamazoo! -Lawn Mowing -Leaf Clean Up -Downspout Extensions -Gutter Cleaning -Driveway Edging -Deck Water Proofing -Small Tree Removal -Tree Trimming -Aerating -Painting -Yard Waste Removal -Power Washing -Snow Plowing -Sales Cleans -Residential an...Read more about DKM Property Management LLC
Porch Pro Headshot Standard Paint and Plaster
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Serves Kalamazoo, Michigan
Hello, My name is Ty Garrett, and I am very pleased to meet you! I have been a part of the coatings industry for over 15 years now, starting as an apprentice in residential new construction in Grand Rapids MI. From there I have covered many structures all over the U.S. and worked under many great a...Read more about Standard Paint and Plaster
Hello, My name is Ty Garrett, and I am very pleased to meet you! I have been a part of the coatings industry for over 15 years now, starting as an apprentice in residential new construction in Grand Rapids MI. From there I have covered many structures all over the U.S. and worked under many great a...Read more about Standard Paint and Plaster
Porch Pro Headshot M&M Home Improvement
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Serves Kalamazoo, Michigan
Based in Kalamazoo, Mm Home Improvements is a remodeling contractor that provides exterior remodeling, sunroom construction and more.
Based in Kalamazoo, Mm Home Improvements is a remodeling contractor that provides exterior remodeling, sunroom construction and more.
Porch Pro Headshot A&J window/ Power Washing LLC
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Drywall Repair
Start Date
Within a week
Amount to repair
More than one area the size of a quarter or larger
Surfaces to repair
Ceilings
Any repair above 15ft
No
Portage 49024
Drywall Installation
Start Date
Within a week
Rooms to install drywall
Kitchen
Surfaces to drywall
Ceilings
Who will provide materials
The contractor will need to purchase materials for the project
Portage 49024
Drywall Installation
Start Date
Within a month
Project type
Install drywall where none exists
Rooms to install drywall
Living room, family room, or entertainment room
Surfaces to drywall
Walls
Who will provide materials
The contractor will need to purchase materials for the project
Kalamazoo 49009
Drywall Repair
Start Date
Within a month
Service
Drywall repair
Amount to repair
One or more minor repairs
Surfaces to repair
Walls
Any repair above 15ft
No
Kalamazoo 49009
Fence and Outdoor Structure Painting
Start Date
Within a year
What needs to be painted
Fence
Fence length
I'm not sure
Fence height
4-6 feet
Fence construction material
Wood
Has fence previously been painted
No
Already purchased paint
No, but I know what I want
Kalamazoo 49004
Drywall Installation
Start Date
Within a week
Project type
Install drywall where none exists
Rooms to install drywall
Bathroom
Surfaces to drywall
Walls
Who will provide materials
I will provide materials, just need installation