Painting & Wall Covering Contractors

Painting & Wall Covering Contractors

Overview

The 31,900 painting and wall covering contractors in the US apply paint, stain, coatings, and wall coverings to walls, buildings, bridges, and other structures. Companies may specialize in a particular type of application, such as residential, industrial, or decorative painting. Other services include pressure washing, deck finishing, wood staining, drywall finishing, and exterior waterproofing/sealing.

Dependence On The Construction Industry And Economy

Demand for painting and wall covering services is closely tied to the health of the construction industry, which is influenced by the state of the economy.

Risk Of Injury And Illness

Workers are constantly working at heights that require ladders, scaffolding, lifts, or harnesses.