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How to Obtain a Proper Commercial Painting Bid in Sacramento

Many times prospective clients call our office inquiring about a bid for a commercial property, HOA or a local business. While some have gone through it before, many have very little experience on hiring a Sacramento area painting company and getting a bid. I know most customers are going to get at least three bids and I recommend they do as well.

To get comparable bids, make sure the bid scopes are “apples to apples” which is actually very hard to do in this market. Why? Because many times a commercial paint estimator looks at the scope of work differently than another estimator.

Kevin's Recommendations When Getting a Paint Bid

For painting of any commercial building, an HOA, apartment complex or shopping center I recommend the following:

Contact a local paint supply company who has a sales representative that can walk your project with you in advance, prior to getting contractor estimates. Sherwin-Williams, Kelly-Moore, Dunn Edwards, and Benjamin-Moore, just to name a few, have sales people who can write a specification recommending how a building should be prepped and painted. What products should be used? What grade of products they would recommend? What type of patching material and caulking should be used? The sales peoples will even help in suggesting qualified painting contractors to bid your project.

Walk the job with all the recommended contractors at the same time to review the specifications written by the manufacture and to answer questions contractors may have about the project. Manufacture sales representatives will check in and see the project is getting done per specifications and to follow up on the quality of the job with the contractor and client. Paint manufacturers will also usually provide free a color previews showing what a building will look like with a new color. These services are free to property owners and help provide a competitive bid, apples for apples. These services also ensure a better job for the client. If you are serious about protecting your commercial investment and want a job quality, I recommend utilizing the free services Sherwin-Williams, Benjamin-Moore, Kelly-Moore and Dunn Edwards can provide for you.

Your job as a business owner is to run your business, let the paint manufactures sales people do the work for you; it’s their job to provide these services to our industry!

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Another great job by Brooks Paining. they did a great job on our trim painting and siding varnish. They were very timely and considerate of our home and property. This is our 3rd time in 19 years utilizing Brooks Painting. We haven't been let done. 👍👍

T Thompson

Hiring Brooks Painting was an easy and professional process the whole way through, from the estimate to the completion of having my very high walls edged, where I was unable to reach them. Crew Leader Eric was prompt and super capable, which was a relief since he had to maneuver and climb a very tall ladder. He was also in the process of teaching a newer painter and I admired his positive and encouraging manner. In addition, he was willing to respond to my requests with ease. No regrets here! The edging looks amazing and only took 4 hours to complete.

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My house is so beautiful now…great work. Courteous, prompt, awesome work.

Lisa H.

They are on time! They show up! It was a big job and they were good and fast. Very nice guys.

Tracy W.

Brooks Painting is everything you would want. Excellence! Always on time. Great work!

Mary Jane B.

Listened to my needs and offered good suggestions. Customer confidence in value and quality.

John K.

I have always received excellent customer service and the crews are always very concerned about ensuring satisfaction!

Shawn W.

Brooks Painting has be in business a long time in our area. As a native resident we have seen and heard of their professional & quality painting. In looking for bids on painting our house Brooks was referred numerous times. When Jeremy came out to meet us we were sold on using their services and looked no further. Every aspect of this company was very upfront, professional and made us feel safe, valued and comfortable hiring them. The office staff kept good communication with us. The color matching was perfect. The crew showed up on time, were respectful and did a great job from prep to the final end of the project. The warranty offered was a plus and the liability coverage gave us peace of mind also. The price was well worth all that was included in the project so we had little to do but move our stuff away from the house. Thank you Brooks painting, crew and staff for making our home new again :)

Karen Boone
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Brooks Panting Inc. just finished painting the exterior of our house. The crew did a terrific job. The house is a mid century modern with redwood paneling and an unusual amount of trim work. The Brooks crew was efficient, the quality of the painting was exceptional and the work was completed on time! Because of the age of the house several panels needed to be replaced. Brooks had the expertise to closely match the new paneling with the old paneling. I would not hesitate to recommend this company. They are professionals!

Daniel Dykstra
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Very professional, I appreciate the time they took to make sure everything was taken care of for my house! I really liked that Jaime stepped up and told me not to paint my front door like the house and then chose a color that worked great. Thank you!

Dale S.

Brooks Painting painted our home in Sacramento in March of 2022. Tim did a great job power washing our home. Corey, Flint, and Kristen were very helpful in the bid and. planning. process. The painting crew was excellent. Arrived on time each day and the project was finished in 5 days as promised. All worked very hard.

M Hawkins

It was fun working with Chris and his crew. I’ve never had a contracted job go so smoothly from start to finish. The office was responsive to my needs, Corey was patient and helpful while I made color choices, and Chris made sure I was happy with the crew’s work every step of the way. Gabriel does amazing work as well. Very much a perfectionist like Chris. I don’t have a bad thing to say. The job is absolutely stunning and I’ve had so many neighbors tell me it’s beautiful. I’m happy to put one of your signs in my front yard if you’d like so people know as they drive by who did the work. Thank you Brooks Painting. I will be recommending you to anybody who asks.

D. White
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