Al & Brian's Painting
Areas of service:Chicago, Aurora, Naperville, Schaumburg, Elgin, Waukegan, Des Plaines, Arlington Heights, Evanston, Bartlett, Palatine, Wheaton, Skokie, Downers Grove, Mount Prospect, Crystal Lake, Oak Park, Lombard, Glenview, Saint Charles, Algonquin, Mchenry, Elmhurst, Melrose Park, Carol Stream, Elmwood Park, Dekalb, Buffalo Grove, Northbrook, Barrington, Round Lake, Lake Zurich, Addison, Glen Ellyn, Park Ridge, Hinsdale, Gurnee, Mundelein, Wheeling, Streamwood, Elk Grove Village, West Chicago, Grayslake, Glendale Heights, Carpentersville, Woodridge, Niles, Lake Villa, Villa Park, Highland Park, Libertyville, Belvidere, Woodstock, Wilmette, Lisle, Deerfield, Maywood, Batavia, Westmont, Roselle, Cary, Darien, Rolling Meadows, Harwood Heights, Bensenville, Lake Forest, Bloomingdale, Morton Grove, Geneva, Bellwood and Vernon Hills.
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Al & Brian's Painting - Carpentersville, IL
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About Al & Brian's Painting
A long-lasting and professional-looking paint job is what we specialize in. Our beautiful paint jobs are results of superior products, experienced craftsmanship, and thorough attention to detail.
With us, you’ll get:
- In-home consultation
- Detailed written estimate
- Thorough surface preparation
- A clean job site
- References upon request
Let us turn your home into showcase. Call for an estimate today!
Questions and answers
- What would you recommend customers looking to save money?
I would recommend to be ready to move furniture and knickknacks. The less we have to move is the less we have to charge.
- What areas of your trade do you specialize in?
- Interior and exterior painting
- Residential, commercial, and industrial
- Wallpaper removal
- Faux finishes
- Power washing
- General maintenance
- Hardwood flooring
- Door and trim installation
- What questions should a customer ask before hiring a professional in your trade?
(1) Get all estimates in writing.
(2) Do not be induced into signing a contract by
high-pressure sales tactics.
(3) Never sign a contract with blank spaces or one
you do not fully understand. If you are taking out a
loan to finance the work, do not sign the contract
before your lender approves the loan.
(4) Remember, you have 3 business days from the
time you sign your contract to cancel any contract if
the sale is made at your home. The contractor cannot
deprive you of this right by initiating work, selling
your contract to a lender, or any other tactic.
(5) If the contractor does business under a name
other than the contractor’s real name, the business
must either be incorporated or registered under the
Assumed Business Name Act. Check with the
Secretary of State to see if the business is incorporated
or with the county clerk to see if the business has
registered under the Assumed Business Name Act.
(6) Homeowners should check with local and county
units of government to determine if permits or
inspections are required.
(7) Determine whether the contractor will guarantee
his or her work and products.
(8) Determine whether the contractor has the
(9) Do not sign a certificate of completion or make
final payment until the work is done to your satisfaction.
(10) Remember, homeowners should know who
provides supplies and labor for any work performed
BASIC TERMS TO BE
INCLUDED IN A CONTRACT
(1) Contractor’s full name, address, and telephone
number. Illinois law requires that persons
selling home repair and improvement services
provide their customers with notice of any
change to their business name or address that
comes about prior to the agreed dates for
beginning or completing the work.
(2) A description of the work to be performed.
(3) Starting and estimated completion dates.
(4) Total cost of work to be performed.
(5) Schedule and method of payment, including
down payment, subsequent payments, and
(6) A provision stating the grounds for termination
of the contract by either party. However,
the homeowner must pay the contractor for
work completed. If the contractor fails to commence
or complete work within the contracted
time period, the homeowner may cancel and
may be entitled to a refund of any down payment
or other payments made towards the
work, upon written demand by certified mail.
Homeowners should obtain a copy of
the signed contract and keep it in a
safe place for reference as needed.
on your home. Suppliers and subcontractors
have a right to file a lien against your property
if the general contractor fails to pay them. To
protect your property, request lien waivers from
the general contractor.
- What certifications or professional affiliations do you have?
- Union trained and certified
- Completed four-thousand-hour course
- What services do you provide your customers after the work has finished?
Cover and secure work area (floors, furniture, etc.)
Remove defects and imperfections
Caulk, Spackle, Prime
Match existing texture
Painting using high quality paints
Walls, ceilings and other surfaces
Variety of paint finishes: flat, eggshell, semi-gloss, gloss
Doors, windows, casings, moldings, railings, steps, mantels, cabinets
Refinish and conservation, Stain, Paint
Professional surface preparation
Prime, nail loose boards
Wood and aluminum siding
Shutters, trims, sills, soffits and fascia
Garage doors and floors
Screened Porches and Decks
Install screen porches, including framing
Decks refinish and conservation, Stain, Paint
Floors, walls, backsplashes
Variety of types and styles (stone, ceramic, glass, mosaic, etc.)
Custom designs, borders and accents
Install storm doors
Install and replace door locks
- What brands or products do you work with?