How It Works


Getting a Quote is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Simply fill in our online job request

We'll then send your requirements out to our network of professional painters.


Painters who are available to quote for your job will make contact with you.

We'll also send you their business profile which includes their contact details, past work and reviews so you know a bit about them.


Arrange a time to get your painting quote completed.

Select the painter that suits you, your job and your budget.


Which areas do you cover?
Currently Getapainter covers the Melbourne metropolitan and greater Geelong area as well as the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.  New markets will be added over the coming months on a rolling basis.
How does your two hour quotation response work?
Simply fill in our quotation form and submit it. You will receive an email receipt of your enquiry and an available Getapainter registered member will be in touch with you within two hours. They will then consult with you to arrange for appropriate written quotations.
When is your two hour quotation response available?
It is available Monday to Friday, between the hours of 9am to 5pm. Any enquiries submitted outside of this timeframe will be responded to on the next business day.
What screening do you do?
Getapainter has member agreements with all its registered painters. All members are reference checked and must paint to Australian standards. They are also required to provide written quotations, have relevant business insurances and maintain professional standards when dealing with our customers. But for absolute peace of mind we suggest when you review your written quotations and painters credentials you also double check their insurance so you know that you'll be covered during your forecast period of works.
I am not sure which colour to choose, can you help me?
Getapainter has a network of colour specialists that can assist you when you're a bit daunted by colour. Our site sponsor Haymes paint has an online colour centre at or you can request a more detailed colour consultation. Colour consultation are a great way get turn the ordinary into the extraordinary. To book an appointment or for more details visit the Haymes website.
How long does it usually take to paint a home?
It depends on many variables such as complexity of the project and size of the area to be painted. During consultation, our members will be able to give you a more accurate estimate on how long it should take to complete your project.

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