Choosing The Right Home Painting Contractor | Shaw Company

Blog

Choosing The Right Home Painting Contractor

Tue, Nov 21, 2017

Hiring the right painting contractor can mean the difference between a beautiful result, one that you will be happy with for years and one that shows excessive wear in just a year or two. The trick lies in your finding and hiring the right painting contractor in San Antonio.

Finding the best painting professional:

The best way to find candidates for your painting job is through word of mouth. Start with references that you can get from people that you know; neighbors, relatives, and coworkers are all good sources of information. They can give you the names of painting contractors, and they can give you their opinion, positive or negative. Another good source of information on local businesses is the BBB; Better Business Bureau. You can get the current rating of the contractors that are members. The best painting contractor in San Antonio will have an A+ rating, any companies with a low a lower score are rarely worth considering.

Contact the painting companies:

  • By this time, you will have a list of painting contractors that other people are comfortable recommending. Contact them and ask that they visit your home. The better the contractor understands you, the more likely they will see and share in your vision and be able to see it through to reality.
  • Now is an ideal time to ask for references. Try to get names of previous clients that you can contact as well as visit; seeing the results of past work is worth a thousand words.
  • Once you have a short list of candidates, now you can ask for detailed proposals. You will want to know what paint they are proposing and all the services other than the painting that is included.

Do not be swayed into accepting the lowest price; this may not be in your best interest. If a quotation is considerably less than the completion, you can almost be sure something is wrong, or something has not been included in the price.

Top Reasons To Call Shaw Company TODAY!

5 Star Service Rating
Great Financing Options
Family Owned and Operated Rated
Top 500 Remodeler Nationwide
High Quality Award Winning Remodeler
20+ Years of Experience

Get an Estimate

We are excited that you want to work with us. Let's make something great together.

People happy with our services

Facebook Google Houzz

Excellent design suggestions, to Patrick’s in house pricing, to Anthony and Christopher’s hard work, respect, and understanding, to Nancy and Meridith holding my hand through 8 change orders, my dream kitchen has come to fruition through Shaw Remodeling. 5 Star company with 5 Star people from start to finish!

star
star
star
star
star
by Laura P. on ReviewBuzz

There is NO other remodeling company that I would have you call!! Twelve years ago Shaw Remodeling showed up and did an amazing job at my home!!!

star
star
star
star
star
by Melisa A W. on Facebook

Shaw Co. Remodeling. We just did a bath/shower remodel with Shaw and are not only pleased with the results but with the degree of communication with Shaw reps and the subcontractors. You could tell they are all very experienced, not anyone’s first rodeo. Recommended.

star
star
star
star
star
by Bill G. on BBB

We wanted to express our absolute satisfaction with the repair and remodeling work that was performed by your company at our home. I have never been happier with construction contractors.

star
star
star
star
star
by Hans & Christina

We had a great experience with Shaw Remodeling from Brittany‘sExcellent design suggestions, to Patrick’s in house pricing, to Anthony and Christopher’s hard work, respect, and understanding, to Nancy and Meridith holding my hand through 8 change orders, my dream kitchen has come to fruition through Shaw Remodeling. 5 Star company with 5 Star people from start to finish!

star
star
star
star
star
by Candy Bonugli Ponder on Facebook

“On time and on budget” Magic words to any homeowner’s ears. Shaw Remodeling just completed our shower/tub conversion to a walk in shower, and we are very pleased. We signed our contract on a Monday, and Anthony was at our house Thursday to begin the project. He and his team were very professional, diligently working to complete each phase of the project in a timely manner. Brittany was not only helpful in the showroom with selections, but she also was very responsive to additional questions on design that I had throughout the project. All in all, this project was easier than I had anticipated due to Anthony’s continued communication and the quality of work done.

star
star
star
star
star
by Lgrem131@yahoo.com on Google

Shaw remodeling did an excellent job on our master bathroom. Clay was always concerned that we were satisfied with their work. When they tell you they are not finished until you are 100% happy THEY MEAN IT! I want to thank Clay for all his hard work on the new door it was a bit difficult to install. Everyone mentions the beautiful door. Special thanks to Jordan for suggesting the accent wall behind the vanity also a favorite of all. Brittany made is so easy helping us with the design. Thank you to Nancy and the Shaw family who sent me flowers while I was very ill during the remodel.

star
star
star
star
star
by Sharon Mercer on Facebook

Shaw recently did some work at my home. I am thrilled with the results. My house is finally looking like I had always hoped. I will definitely use this company again if needed. There was great communication amongst staff and myself and husband. We are very happy with the results.

star
star
star
star
by Paula J B on ReviewBuzz

We live with the work done by your team. Everyday we can enjoy the results. Through hail and high water, tile delays, it is an accomplishment all around. I appreciate the generosity of explaining why this and that is done. Our letters are intended to show our thanks. Any bonus was well deserved/earned by the team. Be proud of the work done, as we are in showing it off.

star
star
star
star
star
by Kathryn and Pedro G. on ReviewBuzz

hey took down all popcorn ceiling in entire house. Did a master bathroom and a master bedroom remodel. Turned out way better than I anticipated!!! Beautiful!!! Very pleased. Thanks John, Brittany, Alain and Alain Jr.

star
star
star
star
star
by Lisa V. on Facebook

Great company to do business with. They did everything I requested and a few extras. Juan and his team did great on getting our remodel completed. We are so pleased.

star
star
star
star
star
by Rosemary G. on Facebook

This is a great company to work with. They did an awesome job with my bathroom remodel. It's nice to deal with someone you can trust.

star
star
star
star
star
by Scott J. on Facebook

To the owners and management of Shaw, We wanted you all to know how pleased we are with the results of our recent bathroom tub to shower conversion. It turned out beautiful, exactly the way we had hoped. Your staff was top notch! From start to finish every person involved was professional, on time or early and friendly. In addition, we were impressed with how much care they took in keeping our home clean throughout the whole process. We realized after the job was finished that they had actually wiped down the bathroom to remove and left over dust... Nice job on hiring great help! Thank you again. Looking forward to seeing you again this week to measure and install cabinets in our laundry room and master bath!

star
star
star
star
star
by Garon P. on ReviewBuzz

I am thrilled with the complete master bath remodel that Alain & his incredible crew from Shaw recently completed in my home. It was a great experience from start to finish. This company truly works as a team, communication channels are all open. Even when a hiccup occurred…they addressed it immediately & moved forward. The crew was professional & positive…really a pleasure to have them in my home. Alain went above & beyond in every aspect including making sure I was not simply satisfied with the work but truly happy. I also want to thank his crew member Sammy. He did an exceptional job & really kept the work site clean every day. I will absolutely use Shaw again for future projects.

star
star
star
star
star
by karen barrett on Google

A job well done. Clean up was great. All of your team was great and knew their jobs well. Thank you.

star
star
star
star
star
by H.E.

Shaw is a very professional company. Anthony was informative, courteous, and super professional. He communicated continually throughout the remodeling process and was always willing to adjust or change anything we requested. His crew was very respectful. Christopher, Marcus, and Roy are outstanding in their fields. From Patrick's design expertise and Brittany's helpful coordination of materials, my kitchen is beautiful and functional. The Shaw team follows up continually and is great to work with.

star
star
star
star
star
by Valerie Perrenot on Google

We have used several remodeling companies through the years ending up with substandard work. So glad to have found Shaw! We will never use anyone else! With the way most companies just want to take your money and run, it's nice to find someone with a great work ethic! They really care about their clients and the quality of their work. Thanks Shaw!

star
star
star
star
star
by Donna W. on Facebook

We just love our new shower. Your team was able to create a beautiful new shower that complimented our existing tile. We would love to be put on your reference list.

star
star
star
star
star
by Robert & Pat

I write because I had an experience with The Shaw Remodeling Company that I have never had before. The Shaw Company did a major remodeling job on my home about six years ago. A few months ago I discovered an issue associated with the work that was done by The Shaw Company. I called the Shaw company, asked for customer relations and explained my issue to a person named Evan. Evans response to me was, "I am going to own your concern. I don't know what we can do since it has been six years but I will make sure that management is made aware of your concern". A few days later I received a call from Mr. Eric Shaw. He scheduled an appointment and came to my home with an independent plumber. They determined that it would be an expensive fix and, the issue was due to a problem with the original work. Mr. Shaw looked at me and said, :I own this problem and, I will take care of it". It was a very expensive repair. It involved taking out tile, concrete and, excavating. Shaw Remodeling sent a crew it my home to correct the issue and complete the repair. I have done business with several contractors. I have never had anyone take unconditional ownership of mistake (be reminded that this was six years after the work was done). I recommend The Shaw Remodeling Company because they do great work and they will be there for you after the job is completed. Andrew Cameron

star
star
star
star
star
by Andrew C on ReviewBuzz

We had a great experience with Shaw. Patrick gave us great ideas and pricing for our kitchen remodel and bathroom update. Brittany guided me in making the best choices for the remodel.Nancy held my hand and Anthony and Christopher brought my ideas to fruition, they showed up daily worked hard respected our home and always left with a smile! 5 Star Company with 5 Star people!

star
star
star
star
star
by Laura P. on Google

Shaw Company completely renovated and installed a new kitchen, floors and staircase at my house. Throughout the project everyone was very professional and helpful, keeping us updated on project development, not an easy task during Covid. Nancy and Anthony were always on hand to answer any questions and offer advise.
They provide quality workmanship, at a reasonable price, I would definitely recommend working with them for your next project.

star
star
star
star
star
by Jane Cipriano on Google

Great family owned company. Definitely someone I would recommend! Keep up the great work!

star
star
star
star
star
by Richard F. on Facebook

We wish to express our sincere appreciation for the great service provided by Shaw Company. The crews definitely were customer-oriented and understood the project.

star
star
star
star
star
by Robert

Best remodeling ever.....true perfectionist! Eric and Carolyn are the best!

star
star
star
star
star
by Sandra O. on Facebook