PAINTER AND DECORATOR

Jul 8, 2016

Painters and decorators apply paint, stain, lacquer, varnish, wallpaper and other finishes to interior and exterior surfaces of buildings and other structures.

These tradespeople typically:

  • advise customers on colour selections and wall covering options
  • read specifications and determine material requirements
  • estimate costs
  • build and install scaffolding
  • remove old wallpaper and paint, repair cracks and holes, and clean surfaces
  • mix, thin and apply paint or similar coatings
  • measure, cut and apply wallpaper or fabric

Painters and decorators work in the residential, commercial and institutional construction sectors.

CAREER INFORMATION

Represented by the following CBTU affiliates: