Charge per coat when doing a re-paint?

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Posted by: from Saskatoon
6/3/2015 at 4:47:29 PM

When doing a re-paint the same color, and they want 2 coats, do you charge them per coat?


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Shawn from S.K. Paint & Reno in Regina
Date/Time6/3/2015 at 5:12:49 PM

If the customer wants 2 coats... you charge accordingly for both coats. When going the same color I try to explain to the customer that we may be able to save money if we do spot prime plus 1 full coat. It also depends how much patching you are going to do. Might be easier to do 2 coats.

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Jonathan in Saskatoon
Date/Time6/3/2015 at 5:20:10 PM

Yes, that's what I tried explaining too, but I guess I will be doing two coats.

Thanks for the feedback.

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Date/Time6/4/2015 at 1:07:07 AM

Pricing can be quoted by coat or per room. When going the same color, it really depends on the color. Over time, oxydation occurs and the paint color may fade. The color may or may not match. Recommendation is for two coats, but you might be able to get away with one. Does that make sense?

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