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Partner with a Painter That Has Strong Vendor Relationships

 Partner with a Painter That Has Strong Vendor Relationships

Looking for a professional painting company? As you consider different credentials and services, you may want to check out a couple of our recent articles:

Here’s another factor to consider that has a huge impact on the success of your project: your painter’s vendor relationships.

Why Do Vendor Relationships Matter?

#1: Local Longevity

First, a strong relationship speaks volumes about your prospective painting company as a whole. Who do they work with, and are they locally vested? In other words, do they have strong roots with a successful track record? Relationships take time, so a proven partnership between a contractor and reputable vendors can instill a lot of confidence in the quality of their work.

#2: Access To Tools and Resources

A contractor with strong vendor relationships also has access to that vendor’s tools and resources. This might include specialized products for very specific applications (more on that below), color selection tools, rendering software, and more. In other words, you’ll enjoy exclusive access to these perks through your painter.

#3: Successful Product Selection

Part of a successful painting project is considering every variable, and your property’s unique needs. Your painting contractor should know who to call, and which vendor might be the best fit for you. A representative will then come out and help determine which product will perform the best, right down to ideal specifications for peak performance. It’s a science as much as an art, and close collaboration makes all the difference.

It all comes down to asking the right questions! As you meet with painters, don’t be afraid to ask who they work with and why. It’ll provide a lot of insight into their relationships, industry knowledge, and how much support you can expect every step of the way.

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— Jeff M.
Danville, CA

“Richard and crew have been great, for sure. As much as I look forward to having the job done and my house back in order, I really enjoyed having them around. You should feel really good about how they represent your company.”

— Jessica Dodson

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— Stacey R.
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— Heather Jordan

“I loved working with M.B. Jessee from start to finish on a relatively small paint job that grew a bit. I felt in very good hands from the moment Matt Jessee came out to give me the estimate and talk about my job. He was very easy to talk to and he handled my changes very well. Then the actual work done by Rigoberto and Mario was impeccable. They were neat and meticulous and the paint job looks beautiful. I could not have asked for more and when I did, they accommodated me 100%. I will not hesitate to call M.B. Jessee again and to refer them to friends.”

— Nancy Kurkjian

“Today I received a beautiful bouquet from your company. It was totally unexpected and very much appreciated--a lovely surprise. Also today, your crew finished my job. I am so pleased with all their fine work. Richard is absolutely amazing and a total delight to work with. He was also extremely helpful during the paint color process. The interior work in my home far exceeded my expectations. A big thank you to you and the crew for an outstanding job. Thank you, thank you for a terrific job!”

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