PREPARING FOR YOUR PROJECT

If you have recently chosen Granite State Painters for your project, we thank you! Use this page as a guide to prepare for the painters to arrive!

If you have any questions or concerns regarding an upcoming project, please contact our office.

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THINGS TO NOTE:

  • If you will be away during working hours, Granite State Painters can arrange a lock box or another form of access/lock up

  • Please let the crew know where there is a designated restroom for them to use during working hours. If you would like to arrange for a porta-potty, please let the office know prior to the start of your project

  • If crew members are working in rooms that you will need access to after working house, please let your crew manager know

  • You may hear some banging and/or loud noises from sanders and vacuums

  • During the priming and finishing process, we do our best to contain paint odors but you can anticipate some odors outside the work area

  • Granite State Painters will need a place to store gear and materials while working on your project. This will be discussed with your crew manager

  • Alarm systems should be disabled

  • Please make necessary arrangements for pets

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INTERIOR PROJECTS

  • Remove all pictures from the walls

  • Remove all table lamps from work area

  • Remove small accessories from tables, shelves, and mantels

  • Remove all contents from bookshelves

  • Remove all dishes from the top of china cabinets

  • Grandfather clocks should be secured or removed from the work area

  • Remove towels, rugs, and accessories from bath and powder rooms

  • Take down curtains and draperies

  • Computers, phones, stereos, and all other electronic equipment should be unplugged from the wall

CABINET PROJECTS

  • All cabinets should be emptied and counters should be cleared

  • Remove all pictures and moveable furniture work the work area

  • Computers, phones, stereos, and all other electronic equipment should be unplugged from the wall

  • If your kitchen is being refinished, plan to have a temporary kitchen. You will not have access to your appliances as they will be protected with plastic and tape, including your refrigerator

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EXTERIOR PROJECTS

  • Plan to have all landscaping pulled away from the house prior to the start of your project

  • Park cars away from the work area

  • Remove all patio/lawn furniture away from the work area

  • Have your exterior water source turned on

  • Granite State Painters will schedule a pressure washing prior to the start of your project

  • Close/lock all windows and doors during the pressure washing

  • Granite State Painters will not be on site if it is raining

  • During your project, windows and doors may be masked shut for a few days. If there are any windows/doors that you will need access to please make note with your crew manager