Beautifying Communities Throughout Northern California
Since 1996

Job Process

Here’s a quick summary of the job process you can expect from the CalPro team

What to Expect

Exterior Applications

  • We use high quality brushes, rollers and spray equipment to achieve finish coats that are free from runs, drips, sags and other imperfections.
  • We reduce lap marks by keeping a wet edge.
  • Spray and back-roll all rough wood and stucco.
  • Two or more coats applied to fill in cracks and rough areas.
  • Back-roll or brush and roll all primer coats on wood and stucco.
  • Spray doors to achieve smooth finish.
  • Strain paint and remove dust as needed to achieve smooth finish.
  • Apply paint at can consistency.

Interior Applications

  • We use high quality brushes, rollers and spray equipment to achieve finish coats that are free from runs, drips, sags and other imperfections.
  • Reduce lap marks by keeping a wet edge.
  • Brush and roll occupied interiors.
  • Spray and back-roll unoccupied interior.
  • Spray doors to achieve smooth finish.
  • Strain paint and remove dust as needed to achieve smooth finish.

Preparation Standards

Exterior Preparation

  • Apply bleach to remove mold/mildew and scrub as needed.
  • Pressure wash to remove dirt, cobwebs (minimum drying time: 48 hours).
  • Scrape and sand flaking paint.
  • Remove/treat rust.
  • Prime bare wood, metal, masonry.
  • Re-set loose nails.
  • Caulk windows, trim, door frames.
  • Fill/repair cracks/holes/damaged areas in stucco.
  • Fill/repair holes in wood.
  • Remove light fixtures and misc. hardware, reinstall at completion.
  • Tape/mask windows and all areas not being painted.
  • Cover and protect landscaping and cement.
  • Repair leaky gutters and downspouts.
  • Full cleanup every day, and at the end of the job.

Other items available on request:

  • Dent and ding repair on metal doors.
  • Minor dry-rot repairs.
  • Replace old lights with new lights.
  • Gutter cleaning.
  • Install pigeon/bird deterrents.

Interior Preparation

  • Cover and protect flooring and all areas not being painted.
  • Move furniture items and cover and protect as needed.
  • Remove door hardware and any other items not being painted.
  • Install dust control measures.
  • Fill holes in walls/ceilings and trim/doors.
  • Repair cracks and/or drywall damage and retexture as needed.
  • Scuff-sand glossy surfaces.
  • Caulk gaps in trim and baseboards.
  • Prime all newly textured and patched areas.
  • Prime water stains .
  • Prime all bare wood and metal.
  • Full cleanup every day, and at the end of the job.

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TESTIMONIALS

"I think all the white trim was done yesterday at my house, and it looks very good. I'm very happy. I can tell your crew are very hard workers and very meticulous with the paint."

Louise

“You did a lovely, professional paint job! I would recommend you to a friend.”

Regency Park Homeowners

Dan & Sharon Brown

“The painters at Regency Park were very professional and thorough in their painting project.”

Regency Park Homeowner

Judy Tiger

“Your painting crew was everything positive. They were courteous in our dealings with them. They were all hard workers- focused on what they were doing- very capable of doing their job. They were on the job at all times- no goofing off or loafing on the job. Your company has a great crew. They did a great job- all of them!”

Regency Park Homeowners

M.Helsel & J. Helsel