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Question DetailsAsked on 9/14/2013

what percentage 0f the estimate should I pay in advance for an interior residential paint job?

deposit for painting contractor

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I would say 10% would be fair for an advance deposit to "hold the slot", then a second payment of say 15-25% upon delivery of the paint to the jobsite (not more than say a week before scheduled start of work), as that can be a substantial cost item.

Answered 6 years ago by LCD

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