is it the joiners job or the painters job to fill in the holes made while putting on door frames?
our joiner thinks it is the painters job and the painter thinks its the joiners job? my facing and doors are going to be stained and varnished and there is some holes in the wood?
Asked By: plastic dolly - 7/14/2007
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its def a painters job ..my better half is a painter and its one of their jobs ..and that is correct ..because i have just asked him lol
Answered By: LISA G - 7/15/2007
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Joiners job to patch the holes if they are going to be seen after his work is done. However , if you are staining and not painting, I would let the painters handle it because they can use the proper material in order to patch it. Otherwise, makes double work if they have... More
Answered By: WU-TANG FAN - 7/14/2007
usually it is whatever you agree to in the proposal, if the guy can;t do a decent jop at patching up the holes he shouldn't be joining. most joiners can do both and the holes aren't that diffilcult to fill in. he should be using brad nails driven in by a pneumatic nailer. and the painter should also be able to fill in... More
Answered By: jorgie - 7/14/2007
If you are lucky enough to find a joiner he will correct his own work.
Answered By: firstname.lastname@example.org - 7/14/2007
Good Carpenters are consciencous of their work but often you will encounter one who does not take the time or have the pride in his work to make sure all is perfect... More
Answered By: mthourot1 - 7/14/2007
ussually the guy who put the holes there is responsible for filling them
Answered By: Rob M - 7/14/2007
For door frames that are to be painted or varnished, are fixed by joiners (carpenters don’t fix door frames). For painted frames the joiner will punch the nails below the surrounding surface or otherwise ensure that fixing device is fixed below the surrounding surface. The painter will prepare it for painting that is... More
Answered By: de_falla - 7/14/2007
not to argue,it's actually different from company to company,however,the painter is ultimately responsible for the finished look,no good painter i know(25 years experience)wants ANYONE else to touch thier work,period
Answered By: bangnails4you - 7/14/2007
If the wood work is going to be stained tell your joiner that you want wood plugs in any nail or screw holes. That means he needs to counter bore a larger hole first then he can nail it or screw it.when that's done he can fit timber plug.He can buy them ready made or he can make his own they are quite easy.When timber... More
Answered By: STEW POT 47 - 7/14/2007
If you are the employer tell them that you require the holes filled and don't be concerned who's job they think it is. if you are not satisfied don't pay
Answered By: Roy and Jennifer Malin - 7/15/2007
Answered By: masonary 101 - 7/15/2007
Carpenters job, he should fill them with a good resin wood filler, I leave the sanding to the decorater though... More
Answered By: I got wood - 7/15/2007
painters job to prep the wood and get it ready for painting
Answered By: milltown929 - 7/17/2007
i am a painter and i prefer to do this myself as it is better to prime the wood before staining and filling any nail holes
Answered By: Patrick M - 7/17/2007
if the timber is being painted it's the painters job to fill and sand smooth , if the timber is being stained or waxed then the carpenter should wood fill holes or grain pin them.
Answered By: Kernow Lover - 7/17/2007
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