Frequently Asked Questions
WHY Student Works Painting
Student Works Painting has been dealing with homeowners on painting projects since 1991. In our experience, the following sections are concerns raised by new customers.
In the following sections, you will find our response to typical questions. If your particular question is not covered, please contact Student Works Painting to receive an answer.
How does your guarantee work?
The Paint and Labour Guarantee of quality is backed by the company, which means; If anything goes wrong with your job as a result of work we performed The company will fix it free of charge as long as the deficiency is identified within the three year period! Student Works Painting makes sure the painting job on your home will last for years.
Are they really students?
95% of our Owners / Operators and painters use the money they earn to pay for tuition, books and other school expenses. The program is designed to give university students real life business experience.
Why should I not hire a “professional” painter or someone who has been painting longer?
Once you take a look at the Student Works Painting Program we believe you’ll agree that no other painting company;
is as thorough
has the training
does the screening that Student Works Painting does with its employees
Professionalism by definition has little to do with how long someone has been doing a particular job but more to do with how serious, systematized, committed and well trained they are. By this definition and the fact that Student Works Painting is one of the largest residential painting companies in North America. Student Works Painting is the company by which others judge themselves.
What kind of safety precautions do you have?
Safety is the most important part of any job. In fact, the painters wear shirts that say ‘Safety First’. Student Works Painting’s Safety Program includes on-sight manuals and weekly safety briefings which are among the most advanced in the industry. Feel free to ask the Crew Chief to see the Safety Manual. We are very proud of it. It is a good practice to make sure any contractor you have doing work on your home has an on-site written safety program as it lowers the risk of any possible problems.
Will they be practicing on my home? Are they just learning how to paint?
Each Owner / Operator is put through an extensive training program during the spring months so they are completely prepared to take care of your home. We guarantee that you, like thousands of others, will be happy with our work.
How do our prices compare to other contractors?
Student Works prices are very competitive when you are comparing the same service. Student Works Painting only uses top quality paints. We focus on top notch preparation in order to make our job last and we carry full workers compensation coverage as well as $5,000,000 in liability insurance. When you combine this with a three year guarantee and compare us to other contractors we know you will find us to be the best value around.
Do you paint interiors?
Yes. Check out StudentWorks interior painting projects.
Does Student Works mow lawns, handyman work, etc?
No, Student Works Painting focuses on what we do best, outdoor and indoor painting.
Not Sure? No problem. Before we start painting the interior or exterior of your home, StudentWorks Painting sends one of our experts to give you an estimate on your paint job.
Our painters have experience to provide an accurate estimate
Your satisfaction with both our quality of service and our quality of work is not only important to us but is also part of our business model. Student Works Painting guarantees paint and labour on all projects for a term of three years from date of completion.
In addition to the Student Works guarantee, we use many products that carry guarantees in their own right. These material guarantees can cover you for up to 15 years. Ask your Operator for details on these products. Learn More
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