When hiring a painter it is important to check out their prior work and to interview several different painting contractors for price and qualifications. Make sure you get references to check out his previous performance. Neatness, timeliness and quality are the most important factors when hiring a painter to work at your house. Price matters, but when it comes to your home make sure you know what you are in for. Having a painter and decorator help you with making your home an extension of your personality will make you a proud homeowner.