How to get a virtual quotation to have your house painted later this year.
In these troubling times, it’s difficult to get anything arranged in regards home improvements, and this may become harder as the coronavirus affects all of our lives in one way or another.
If you are currently self-isolating at home, with time on your hands, your thoughts may turn to DIY and home improvements as a way to pass the days and weeks productively.
In normal times, if you want some work done to your house by ourselves, things such as rendering, damp proofing, painting, wall coating work, it’s normally very easy to get hold of us, arrange a quotation visit, and then place an order for us to paint your house, however times have changed, for now anyway.
Here is the latest on how we are adapting to the current pandemic
Your health and safety, and the health of safety of our managers, employees and contractors, is of the highest importance, however for us to visit you at your house, and also in some cases, to carry out any works around your home, is potentially dangerous and risky in helping to spread this awful virus.
We of course are trying to “keep calm and carry on” in the true British spirit, so we are now taking “Virtual” orders for work to your home.
What is a virtual home improvement order?
Our business has temporarily moved solely online, with remote working at home where possible, so that we can keep the wheels turning, and keep everyone in work.
You can contact us as normal on 0800 970 4928, and you can email us too, using the CONTACT form on the site, so there is now no barrier to get an online virtual house painting quote.
We can do it!
If your local agent cannot take your call at that time, our friendly receptionist will take your phone number and you will get a call back as soon as possible.
You can also submit photos of your house, or even better, a mobile phone video of the outside of the house and post it as a private “Invite only” clip on YouTube
If we can help you over the phone and by email as much as possible, we will do our utmost to make this happen.
We will be bringing in video chat on this website later this week also, please wait whilst we set up the new system.
We are then able to email any paperwork to you such as a written quote or schedule of works, and then if you are happy to go ahead with us and have some refurbishment work done to the outside of your property, we can do this without having to meet you in person.
Arrange your house painting estimate using video chat
We can offer an online house painting estimate, as well as virtual house painting quotes, you will not even have to leave your home.
Our surveyors have the app “Facetime” and also Whatsapp, so you are able to chat visually with them, and you can walk outside your house to show it to us, saving the risk of us having to survey the house in person.
We are offering 30% off our normal rates, and once an order is placed, we would require a nominal deposit to secure the contract, and then you would be entered into a queue for installation, which would happen once the government gives the all-clear and we start to get life back to normal.
Remember, all work and materials come with a 20 year guarantee.
You don’t have to commit to anything at all when you contact us, and like you, we are sat at home too, so would welcome the chance of a chat!
Is it possible to have your house exterior repaired and painted, NOW, during the emergency lockdown period?
In some cases, yes it would be possible, especially if the house is currently unoccupied, and remember we only work OUTSIDE, our teams do not need to go into your house, or physically near you.
We are following the latest government advice (from 24th March 2020) which states….
Work carried out in people’s homes
Work carried out in people’s homes, for example by tradespeople carrying out repairs and maintenance, can continue, provided that the tradesperson is well and has no symptoms.
Again, it will be important to ensure that Public Health England guidelines, including maintaining a two metre distance from any household occupants, are followed to ensure everyone’s safety.
No work should be carried out in any household which is isolating or where an individual is being shielded, unless it is to remedy a direct risk to the safety of the household, such as emergency plumbing or repairs, and where the tradesperson is willing to do so.
In such cases, Public Health England can provide advice to tradespeople and households. No work should be carried out by a tradesperson who has coronavirus symptoms, however mild.
Source: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/875263/240320_Revised_Guidance.pdf (Page 4)