You may have heard me mention in previous posts that we are gearing up to have our house painted. We didn’t LOVE the color when we bought the house two years ago, but there were a few more pressing things that we wanted to take care of before painting got to the top of the priority list. You know how that goes when you buy a home!
So now, we’re ready! We have the money set aside, we’re in a good season for painting in Florida, and we’re doing the MOST fun part: looking for a painting company.
Hands down, one of my LEAST favorite things when it comes to home ownership is looking for “a guy”.
You know how people do. “Oh, you’re gonna get your house painted? I know a guy!” And while some folks are just handy with EVERYTHING, we are NOT those folks. And it’s not for lack of trying…we just are not those people! What we ARE is people who work hard so we can pay other people to do things that we can’t do. And the world needs people like that, too!
So far, we’ve got “guys” (or gals, as the case may be!) for pest control, lawn care, screening, garage door, air conditioning and carpentry. I think that’s it. So I’m in the midst of the hunt for the painting “guy”.
While calling and emailing and searching, I decided I would be much more productive if I could do it in a more organized manner, so I created this:
Organized, and cheerfully colorful, too! (These are the things that help me get stuff done!)
If you would like to download it, please feel free to do so by CLICKING HERE!
And if you’d like more information on the process of having your home painted, check this out: I guest-posted on this very subject over at Sly Deluxe, an awesome home improvement site! If you’d like to read “Tips for Choosing a Painting Company for Your Home”, CLICK HERE!
Have you had YOUR home painted? Do you have “a guy”? Any other questions you would add?
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