The winter months may seem like the worst time to paint the interior of your house but if you are looking to pay a painter to do the work for you then this could be the best time of year to choose. Not only are the winter months generally quieter, meaning you should be able to get the work done quickly, but because the air is a lot less humid, the paint will dry quicker too.

If you are looking to get a professional in to do the work then make sure you get a quote from at least 3 decorators so you can compare the prices and get the best deal. Unless you are on a very strict budget, price should not be the limiting factor for choosing a painter. Some of the questions that you should ask include: Is the painter licensed and insured? What brand and grade of paint will be used? How many coats will be applied? What surface preparation will be done?

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