“Well actually, you don’t need a painter…”

before - mold and damaged paint
A few years ago, we were called in on an estimate for some exterior paint work. One side of a house was looking pretty terrible, though the rest of the house looked great. We took a close look and had to say, "Well actually, you don't need a painter." The problem was mold (a word no homeowner usually wants to hear!), but in this case it had just grown on the side of the house and hadn't corrupted the underlying paint or material. The homeowner was prepared to hire us for a several ...