When it’s time to hire a commercial painting contractor in Tucson for your schools, you want to be sure you make the best possible decision, balancing price, quality, and safety. So, what do you need to know to find the best Tucson, AZ commercial painting services? This guide can help.

Find Experienced School Painters

Educational facilities have specific requirements, so you want to work with a painting contractor that has experience with schools. While some districts may think about hiring a general contractor, you will be better served by working with a company that specializes in painting. A general contractor will likely subcontract the work, and you may get less-qualified workers.

Ghaster Painting & Coatings has been doing commercial painting throughout Arizona for more than 45 years, including a long list of school projects.

Get Credentials and References

You should always check out any commercial painting contractor in Tucson to make sure they are licensed, bonded, and insured.

The Arizona Registrar of Contractors website lets you search company credentials to make sure their license and bond are current and to view any complaints that have been filed. Another good place to look is with Tucson Better Business Bureau.

Ghaster Painting & Coatings has a perfect record with the AZ Registrar of Contractors and an A+ rating from the BBB.

You should ask any prospective commercial painting contractor for your Tucson schools for references. You can check out Ghaster Painting & Coatings’ gallery of school painting projects to see the quality and scope of their work with educational facilities.

Check Insurance and Warranties

You will want to get a copy of a commercial painting contractor’s insurance and warranty and make sure they meet your district’s requirements. You will also want to verify that any insurance coverage is current and look for any exclusions on warranties that might cause concern.

Ghaster Painting & Coatings offers extended warranties that go beyond their regular warranty and exceed state minimums and carries $6 million of liability insurance.

Evaluate Who Will Do the Painting

Schools need to take special care when bringing painting crews on site. Make sure painters have cleared criminal background checks and sex offender status. Crews for Tucson, AZ commercial painting services should also be required to pass e-verification, drug tests, and OSHA safety training.

Ghaster Painting & Coatings uses only employees and does not subcontract core painting work. You will always know who is working at your school and can be confident knowing they have clean records. Arizona schools will also want painting crews that have DPS Level 1 fingerprint cards. These provide the highest level of background screening.

Examine What Products Will Be Used

The quality of materials used to paint your Tucson schools will make a big difference in the durability of the finish. Low-quality paints and coatings may cost less, but you will wind up having to repaint more often. You want a durable, long-lasting finish.

If you get an extremely low bid for your school painting project, check what paints and finishes will be used. Some contractors will spec low-grade paint to lower the cost. It is not worth it.

Find a Mohave Contract Authorized Vendor

Using a Mohave Contract authorized commercial painting vendor can save you a considerable amount of time and guarantee you get the best pricing and warranty. Mohave vendors have been vetted and pre-approved for use in schools.

Ghaster Painting & Coatings complies with all AZ State Board of Education School District Procurement Rules and is authorized under Mohave Contract #20A-GHAST-0404.

Contact Ghaster Painting & Coatings

With 45 years of experience painting schools and commercial and industrial facilities in Tucson, Phoenix, and all over Arizona, Ghaster Painting & Coatings can provide the high-quality work your schools deserve.

A family-owned and operated company, Ghaster Painting & Coatings takes pride in a job well done, standing up over time. You can trust Ghaster Painting & Coatings to go the extra mile to provide the highest quality at the most affordable price.

Offering interior and exterior painting services for Tucson school districts, Ghaster Painting & Coatings works hard to provide a hassle-free experience while always keeping student and campus safety a top priority.

Ghaster Painting & Coatings is Arizona’s premier school painting company. Call (602) 277-8541 to discuss your painting project or request a bid online to schedule a walkthrough and estimate.

Author Sheila Kloefkorn

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