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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much should interior painting cost per square foot?

You can expect a 12x12-foot average room with 8-foot ceilings to cost $100 to paint, while a 16x16-foot room with 9-foot ceilings could cost around $175. 

To calculate the cost of interior painting per square foot, measure the square footage of wall space and ceiling space of your room. From this, you can estimate the number of gallons of paint needed to cover the wall space and compare it to these figures. You can also ask interior painters near you to provide an estimate before you hire them.

How much does it cost to paint the interior of a house?

Interior house painting costs are calculated on a few key factors. Nationally, interior house painting projects range from $917 (for one room) to $4,893 (for eight rooms). The wide price range indicates how much square footage, paint selection and labor can affect cost. One pro uses a laser to measure each room, subtracting the size of the doors and windows, and then bases the quote on the square footage of the actual surfaces to be painted.

Painters may provide you with savings if you opt to paint your entire home rather than just having one room or an accent wall painted. For example, the average house painting cost for an 8x12 room with 8-foot ceilings is roughly $200, when contractor-grade paint is used. Painting ceilings, baseboards and frames can also affect cost. Pros may charge per linear foot to smooth and paint baseboards.

In one area, pros might charge 50 cents per linear foot to paint baseboards, while pros in another part of the country could charge $1.50 per linear foot for the same task. Painters may charge flat rates for painting door and window frames, with one charging $20-$25 and another $60 per door. Geography and regional costs to do business play a major role in the cost of interior painting. The same painter in a rural region has less to pay in taxes, transportation, insurance and overhead than they would in a major city like New York.

How much do interior painters charge per hour?

You can expect to pay $50 per hour for interior painting. This price will change depending on a number of factors and may range between $30 and $160 per hour. Some factors include the height of the rooms, the complexity of the painting and more.

For an accurate cost estimate, request quotes from local painters and contractors.

How much do painters cost?

The national average cost to hire an interior painter ranges between $200-$2,700. Interior painters can tackle everything from complete color makeovers in each of your rooms to touching up an accent wall to painting pieces of furniture. The square footage and complexity of the project, along with the materials needed, are the main factors that will affect cost. Other factors include whether you supply the paint yourself or want the painter to do so, whether you move the furniture and do the prep work or ask them to do it, and whether any repair work is needed on the walls.

Painting the ceiling and the trim will also have an effect on cost. The type of paint you choose can also raise or lower your house painting cost. A gallon of paint may range from $20 to over $100, depending on quality and brand. Ask your painter if they charge per hour or per square foot, and how much you can save by doing prep work (moving furniture, etc.) yourself.

What should I look for when choosing a painter?

When choosing a painter, pay attention to online reviews and ratings. Reviews with pictures are especially valuable, as these showcase the painter’s work. It’s also important to check whether your state requires licenses for painters — if it’s required, your contractor should be able to present their license. 

Finally, compare estimates and quotes from multiple painters near you. Take into consideration what each one guarantees with the job, including factors like higher-quality paint, extensive preparation and a good warranty.

How often should you paint your walls?

You should repaint your home interior once every few years, depending on the condition of the current paint.

Paint on walls fades over time, regardless of the room — it could happen in a bedroom, kitchen, dining room, living room or bathroom. However, paint that is exposed to more dirt, particularly flat or matte paint textures, may need repainting more frequently.

Areas of the bathroom or kitchen that routinely get touched may show signs of collecting dirt and grease over time. These would require more frequent painting.

If you're ready to repaint the walls in your home, get free estimates from the best painters near you.

How much value does painting add to a house?

Due to a lack of data available, it’s hard to say whether painting your home’s interior or exterior will increase its value. But there are some important things to keep in mind. 

If you're thinking about selling your home, you might want to repaint areas that look especially worn, dull or chipped so your house looks fresh and new to potential buyers. On the other hand, it’s possible some potential buyers will repaint the home upon moving in. So if you have a limited budget, your money (and time) might be better invested in other types of home projects, such as remodeling your bathroom or kitchen, installing new floors or fixing broken appliances

When in doubt, check with your realtor before making a final decision.

Does a painter need to enter my home?

If you’re hiring an exterior painter, the painter will likely not need to enter your home. But for interior paint jobs, the painter will need to enter your home.

When talking to potential painters, discuss a strategy to make sure you and the painter(s) stay safe while they’re completing the job in your home. Or, you might want to discuss scheduling the paint job at a later date.

Do you tip painters?

Yes, it’s best practice to tip house painters if you’re pleased with their work. Painters perform detailed, skilled work that can last for many years, if not decades. 

Tipping house painters is good etiquette. You can base the tip on the size of the crew, and request the amount to be evenly divided. Or, you can leave a tip based on the size of the job and leave it up to the foreman to decide how it is distributed among the crew. Sometimes — especially with big projects — the painters on the job change during the course of the project, so it’s often customary to leave one tip for the whole job.

Reviews for Burbank painters
Thumbtack Customer
Angelika not only painted our logo on our building, she painted the building! Wonderful communication, fast work and professional. We look forward to the opportunity to work with her again!
Angelika Mehrens ArtAngelika Mehrens Art
Samantha C.
Great paint job, I especially love our new cabinets. Would highly recommend.
24HR Painting Services24HR Painting Services
Whitney C.
Freddy was punctual, professional, very polite, cleaned up afterwards. He patched and painted our bathroom--lovely. Cant thank him enough
24HR Painting Services24HR Painting Services
Raju K.
Ricardo and team did a great job. Used drywall ,laminate flooring and painting services . Pretty happy with the services and their communication was great and they communicated everyday with the project updates . As planned they were able to complete the project in 2 weeks . Would highly recommend them .
RDK ServicesRDK Services
Stacie D.
Nery came by for a same day estimate due to a cancellation in his schedule. That estimate turned into him doing the job on the spot for the right price. He was quick and professional. He painted the baseboards and crown for our nursery and it looks great! We would hire him again in a heartbeat.
Nery’s Painting ServicesNery’s Painting Services
Marci J.
In a pinch and needed a painter fast. I had no idea that I would find the perfect one. This was my first time meeting Obe, he was on time and had wore the PPE/mask. He was considerate and covered the floor and did not get paint on the floor. He was so kind to help move a few of the heavier furniture items I couldn't move by myself. Most importantly Obe is an awesome painter. I feel very lucky to have found someone who takes great pride in their work and goes above and beyond what is required. I would share his contact info with any of my closest friends. I will have a few more more paint jobs in the near future, I hope he isn't too busy. Also he fixed my fan, what a great guy!!!
My Quality paintingMy Quality painting
Yasmeen A.
Our rooms were dreary and dark and the cabinets were a reddish orange tint. We asked Jarrod to give the rooms a fresh coat of white paint and change the cabinet colours. Jarrod came in, gave us a great quote and a timetable for us to work with. He was very through and meticulous making sure the final work was amazing!! We are very happy with the work he did and he was an absolute pleasure to work with. Jarrod if you are reading this, THANK YOU SO MUCH, our space looks modern and lovely and we can't thank you enough :).
Pistilli  PaintingPistilli Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Miguel painted the walls and ceilings of several rooms in our new home in Burbank. He also installed crown molding throughout the house and bead board wainscoting in a couple of rooms. The work took about a week. Overall, we were happy with our decision to hire Miguel. He was professional, flexible, and courteous. His work was clean and well executed. His prices were also fair and reasonable. There were places that needed to be touched up and he addressed them immediately when we mentioned it. We had a great experience and we would definitely recommend Miguel to friends and family.
MC  DRYWALL,MOULDING AND PROFESSIONAL PAINTING.MC DRYWALL,MOULDING AND PROFESSIONAL PAINTING.
Heather K.
We had Kenny refinish our wood fence around our yard and he was SO great to work with. Not only was his quote very reasonable, he we was so friendly, courteous and wonderful to work with. He worked hard and quickly to make sure our redwood fence that had been neglected for too long came back to life and now looks 100x better! He made sure to pay attention to detail and use quality products as well to make it last. We hope to have our home exterior re-painted very soon and will definitely be looking to Kenny to get the job done. :)
K Gibson PaintingK Gibson Painting
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