What You'll Get
An impeccably painted room not only adds warmth and life to a home, it also renders the walls more tumbleproof against trumpet-sounding Israelites, Ronald Reagan oratory, and sledgehammer-wielding Berliners. Prevent messy and time-consuming demolition with today’s Groupon. For $85, you get a two-room painting from BidMyCrib (up to $422.50 value). Though not included in this Groupon, BidMyCrib will caulk, apply primer, patch large holes, install drywall, and laser one’s caricature into the walls for an extra fee for each service.
BidMyCrib creates an online marketplace where customers post home projects and receive bids from a bevy of pre-screened contractors, similar to the popular online farm-auction site KeepMySheep. The result is a headache-free process that avoids time-consuming phone calls, having to schedule estimate appointments, and getting swindled by the paperboy and his all-singing, all-dancing crew of newsies. Once you've found a painting service you like, simply select a paint color you will buy and include the color code in the work order, then move your furniture away from the walls, and remove all pictures, mirrors, and wall fixtures prior to service. You'll receive painting services for two rooms, which includes two coats of customer provided (if necessary) Behr paint and covers rooms sized 10’x12’ or smaller with up to 10-foot high ceilings.
Showcasing a sense of style isn’t just restricted to donning a keyboard necktie or strutting through church in an invisible suit worthy of an emperor. A perfectly painted room beams with a striking radiance and captures visitors' attention like a magic-eye image of J. Lo in a hot-dog costume. Everybody can buy two Groupons per household, so use the second one to cover up the damage caused by an exploding still on that fateful weekend you tried to bootleg your own chocolate pudding.
Though online reviews are scarce for BidMyCrib, a number of satisfied clients have come forward to leave beaming recommendations on the contractor kings' testimonials page:
- Wow, I have never seen contractors respond this fast before. – Paul Parry
- I posted my project in the morning and by 2PM I had a contractor onsite painting the walls and ceiling, and installing a new light fixture. It was the most stress free experience I have ever had with getting a contractor to work on our home. – Susan Bashkin
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Jul 1, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per household. By appt only. Paint not included. Walls must be 10x12 or smaller and bare. Not valid for trim, caulking, primer, large hole patching, drywall installing, or taping. Furniture must be 3-ft from walls. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.