our step by step process

Whether we are working on your Interior or Exterior project, we take the necessary steps to beautify your home, office, or apartment!



interior service steps

setup

  • Rooms and areas to be painted are scheduled with the customer.
  • Large furniture is moved into the center of the room.
  • Furniture is covered with plastic.
  • Floors are covered with drop cloths.

Preparation

  • Holes and cracks in walls are filled.
  • Gaps in trim are caulked.
  • Stains, such as watermarks, are sealed.
  • Washing is done where necessary.

Painting

  • Repaired areas are primed.
  • Paint is applied with brush, roller or sprayer depending on the surface.
  • Ceilings and walls are painted to proper coverage and finish color.
  • Clean-cut lines between trim and walls.
  • Only premium quality paints are used.

Clean Up

  • Furniture is moved back to original positions.
  • Floors and carpets are thoroughly vacuumed and swept.
  • All supplies and refuge are removed.
  • Touch-up paint is labeled and left with the customer.

Inspection

  • Before the crew packs up their equipment, a “wet-walk-around” is done to ensure all contracted areas are painted properly.
  • Final touch-ups are noted on a Quality List and are completed before the crew leaves.
  • A J. Garcia Pereira Painting Standard Inspection is performed by a Foreman or Project Leader.
  • The J. Garcia Pereira Painting Customer Comment Card is completed by the customer.

exterior service steps

Power Washing

  • Bio-degradable detergent and bleach are used to remove dirt, mildew and mold.
  • Delicate areas are hand washed.
  • House is given time to dry.
  • Driveways and decks cleaned (when contracted).

Scraping, Priming and Minor Maintenance

  • All loose paint is removed, all bare surfaces are primed.
  • Open cracks around doors and windows are caulked (helps prevent water from entering home/siding, causing premature paint failure).
  • Window panes receive new putty where necessary (helps prevent water damage and minor drafts - if contracted).
  • Trim, siding, and stucco repairs are available.

Painting

  • Full finish coat is applied for proper coverage and finish.
  • Second or third coats are available upon request or when specified in the contract.
  • All non-painted surfaces are protected from splatter and drips.
  • Only premium quality paints and stains are used.

Clean Up

  • Performed daily and upon completion of the job.
  • All supplies and refuge are removed.
  • Plant beds cleaned and paint chips removed.
  • Outdoor fixtures and furniture are replaced.
  • Touch-up paint is labeled and left with the customer.

Inspection

  • Before the crew packs up their equipment, a “wet-walk-around” is done to ensure all contracted areas are painted properly.
  • Final touch-ups are noted on a Quality List and are completed before the crew leaves.
  • A J. Garcia Pereira Painting Standard Inspection is performed by a Foreman or Project Leader.
  • The J. Garcia Pereira Painting Customer Comment Card is completed by the customer.