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How to get painting job leads for your trade business

As a trade business, do you want to get painting leads in your area? Finding the right work can make a big difference, so when you're looking for more job leads for painters or decorating businesses, see how we could help.

Why do you need to get painting leads?

Everyone likes their home to look its best, which is where tradespeople that focus on interiors really help out. Having a solid, well-built, home means nothing if it doesn’t look inviting. At that stage, it is just a property. This is why there are a good volume of job leads for painters out there.

Does your painting and decorating business cover any of the following?

  • Lounges/Bedrooms
  • Kitchens/Bathrooms
  • Coving/ceilings
  • Furniture
  • Exterior walls

Whatever your expertise, if you want to get a share of job leads for painters in your local area, then keep reading on. Find out how you make better use of existing interest in skills like yours.

Are you looking to start out with your own painting and decorating business? Marketing is a good first step to think about. However, when you put marketing and lead generation together, it’s a winning combo. There are some surefire steps to get painting leads when you need them.

We see searches for painting jobs every day, so have have you thought about a Checkatrade membership? Both in the capital and around the UK, there are searches all the time. So when you want painting leads near London or Manchester, Checkatrade could be for you.

Interesting fact: Across our website last year there were around 24 million queries across a range of skilled trade jobs.* If you’re looking to expand in 2024 do you think you can miss out this year as well?

How to get painting job leads

Checkatrade are here to be the trusted foundation of every home, putting people in touch with trades like you when they’re searching to get painting done.

There are potentially thousands of job opportunities out there that you could tap into. When you want to get painting leads, why not consider our printed directories or our website?

Think your decorating business could benefit from more job leads? There’s just four steps to begin:

  • Tell us you’re interested
  • Pass our vetting checks
  • Set up your business profile (we can show you how)
  • All set up and you’re good to go (look out for alerts)

As a painter that needs work, you’ll want to be found with ease. When people want painting jobs done, whether that be internal, external, or anything in between, it makes sense for you to be found. Getting on board with Checkatrade is a simple way to do that.

Want to join as a member? It’s simple!

Click on the button below that says ‘I’m interested’. After that, simply give us a few details and we’ll be in touch to get you going.

Once you’ve shown us that initial interest we’ll know you want to enjoy a share of our job leads for painters. Now is as good a time as any to come on board and find that work.

Find more work and access job leads for painters in your area!

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Why should a painter like you join Checkatrade?

Do you specialise in a particular type of painting or decorating work? Or does your business carry out a broad range of services? Either way, you always need a steady stream of painting job leads throughout the year.

Picking up the right trade jobs is crucial for your continued success. Wouldn’t you rather get painting leads for your business, rather than those people going elsewhere?

There is always a good volume level of interest from people wanting painting and decorating work. For example, in 2023, we saw 874,000 searches for painting and decorating jobs on our website.*

Alongside that existing volume of interest, you might also want to consider these other reasons for joining:

Increase your reputation

Get on board as a Checkatrade member and you’ll get access to use our logo and materials. With the iconic tick at your disposal, people will be able to see that you’ve been checked and vetted. Once you’re a member, your online profile exists to show off your reviews and any photos you upload of your recent work.

Reach more people

Once your Checkatrade profile has been fully optimised, you’ll show up in relevant searches for painting services in your chosen area (or areas).

Your painting business can be easily found if you get your marketing straight in conjunction with a member profile. Take those steps and you’ll start to enjoy more job leads for your painting and decorating business. No matter what size you are. Sound good?

Select a membership tier

Unsure as a painter when you’ll need more work? We have different membership levels so you can choose a different tier when you need to increase your job leads.

Want more painter leads coming to you? Our basic membership starts from just £30 p/m +VAT.

Manage your jobs in an easy app

There are a wide variety of painting jobs that can be done around the home. And unlike emergency plumbers, the work may not be time sensitive. But people do appreciate a quick reply.

Job leads for painters can be managed quickly with the Checkatrade Trades app. Especially when you have notifications switched on. You’ll be able to see those job leads as soon as they come in. On top of that, a quick reply will often mean more chance of winning the job.

Take some time off your admin

After a day’s hard grafting, the last thing you want to be doing is spending time on paperwork. However, with our helpful quoting and invoicing tool, we’ve worked out that you could save about 2.5 hours a week. It’s also in the members’ app!

Find more work and access job leads for painters in your area!

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Get some exclusive offers and discounts

We’ve partnered with a range of companies, helping our members save around £500 a year on business essentials.** In our members app, you can see our latest offers on things like fuel, insurance, tools, and materials. Your next work van could also be cheaper thanks to your Checkatrade membership.

A little something extra

Also, another thing to remember is that when you sign up to become a Checkatrade member you’ll receive an additional gift if you match the criteria. Why not find out more about joining and see what is currently on offer?

Does Checkatrade get painting leads for tradespeople?

Naturally, we think that it does. But don’t just listen to us. Here is what one of our valued members had to say:

“Checkatrade do a great job at bringing in work. I wouldn’t be as successful without them”

Sam, Sam Blomfield Painting and Decorating

Offering a variety of painting services, coatings and restoration work, Sam has been a Checkatrade member since 2020 and is based in Leeds.

Want to get more painting leads near London?

We have recently seen an increase in searches throughout London, so if you own a painting and decorating business in the capital, why not get in touch? Tap into that existing interest in places like Wembley, Camden, Dalston or Greenwich.

Find more work and access job leads for painters in your area!

I'm interested

Content disclaimer: This content has been created for general information purposes and should not be taken as formal advice. Read our full disclaimer here.

* Data from Checkatrade.com users in 2023
** Year runs from April 21’ to March 22’. Saving calculation based on average spend across 12,505 members in 2020/2021/2022. Discounts differ depending on the partner. Products range from low value items to high value items. Some exclusions will apply on products.

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