Find a good painter in Waco, TX For most of the companies that work on your home, a painter does not have to get a special license or some sort of trade school training in order to pick up a brush and do the job. A painter does not need to spend thousand on tools either to get started. This leads many people to believe that you can just hire the lowest cost provider or do it yourself for free. This is the biggest mistake that we see on a regular basis – people who decided to save a few hundred dollars – and it ends up costing them. Here in Waco, TX, painting companies are a dime a dozen. You can pick up a flyer at the nearby market or just ask your buddy for a painter. However, most of these painters do not have the experience that it takes to do the job right. They tend to purchase inferior materials or, what we find to be much worse, they simply paint over the “bad” spots. Yes, it looks good in the short term, but there are consistent problems down the road. What we do is spend a lot of time preparing the surface for paint. This allows the surface to take the paint and primer properly and will resist the elements for a long-lasting professional paint job.