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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.

How much does it cost to get the outside of your house painted?

You can expect to pay around $2,535 to get the outside of your house painted, though this cost will increase with larger house sizes (and decrease with smaller ones). The average hourly rate for exterior painters is $45 and ranges from $25-$75.

Wood, brick, stucco, vinyl, aluminum and stone each have their own set of demands. Contact exterior painters near you to get a detailed cost estimate for your house.

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 East Bay painters
Thumbtack Customer
We had the interior of our house painted and it turned out great. We look forward to painting the exterior of our house with this great crew.
Diego's Painting and DrywallDiego's Painting and Drywall
Thumbtack Customer
They have a very good team of painting professionals. They did the job quickly, thoroughly and professionally. I would highly recommend them to any who need a painting service!
Five Star Painting of Temecula ValleyFive Star Painting of Temecula Valley
Thumbtack Customer
The job was done and on time. However, Jim was to purchase paint to paint the patio cover; it was part of the price. He found stain in the garage and used the stain instead. I was disappointed at that outcome.
Jim Breech PaintingJim Breech Painting
Karen A.
Chose Chris at Paint and Restoration Masters over other painting contractors primarily because Chris actually works on his projects along with his 2 long term helpers. Chris and his team were always professional and their expertise helped my family settle on a perfect color pallet for our house. It took just one week to paint our 3500 sf home with a deck and patio cover. They also painted our fence and wrought iron gate. Each day they cleaned up their mess and the work came out beautiful. We now have a home to be proud of. My family and I highly recommend Paint and Restoration for any home painting projects. Great work, courteous and professional and at very reasonable price.
Paint and Restoration MastersPaint and Restoration Masters
Cheryl B.
Ivan Painting did a great job painting my garage doors and shudders. Prompt friendly and very nice quality work. The price was very reasonable as well. I am very pleased!
Ivan’s paintingIvan’s painting
Dion s.
Honestly I would never use him again. Very messy! I cleaned paint off of carpet, tile, and baseboards. Just overall not a good paint job at all. I would find someone else.
Chris Mcgoldrick Painting, Lic#679727Chris Mcgoldrick Painting, Lic#679727
Thumbtack Customer
After contacting several different painters, I decided to go with Mike and was extremly happy that I did. His crew painted my son's bedroom and bathroom. The painting helped my son transition into a new home from the only home he has ever known. Thank you to Mike and his amazing painting crew. My son loves his room and bathroom!!!! He has also been hired to paint the exterior of the house. Can not wait to see the final product. He has made a life time customer in my son and I.
Five Star Painting of Temecula ValleyFive Star Painting of Temecula Valley
Thumbtack Customer
Randy Green, sales/project management of Five Star Painting, impressed me as an articulate detailed expert at painting that cares about quality work. Although they don't currently have a drywall expert which I need right now, he still spent quite a bit of time interested in my project and gave me ideas which when tried, really did improve the look of my home. I would not hesitate to hire Five Star Painting of Temecula for interior painting when I don't need entire walls textured from smooth to knockdown.
Five Star Painting of Temecula ValleyFive Star Painting of Temecula Valley
Delfin P.
Chris and his team did a great job painting our home exterior. He worked with us to pick the right color scheme and very professional. Overall our house looked brand new!! Thanks for the awesome paint job. I would highly recommend them.
Paint and Restoration MastersPaint and Restoration Masters
Thumbtack Customer
Painted trim and came out great. The guys came in and out in 2 days. Area was clean and would never know they were there.
Five Star Painting of Temecula ValleyFive Star Painting of Temecula Valley
Sarah R.
Eric did an amazing job painting the exterior of our home. Great attention to detail and will definitely use him again for other projects.
Home Repair and Maintenance ServicesHome Repair and Maintenance Services
Thumbtack Customer
I had a small exterior job to refresh some aged paint on the soffit and fascia of my home. The project unfortunately coincided with the summer heat but Cisco and his crew carried on like troopers. Everyone from 5 Star Painting was professional throughout the entire project and the finished product was terrific! I am impressed with the company and I highly recommend their services.
Five Star Painting of Temecula ValleyFive Star Painting of Temecula Valley
Thumbtack Customer
Diego and his crew were awesome!! They were professional and finished painting my whole interior of my 3200 sq ft. House in only 2 1/2 days. Everyone was very friendly and completely respectable to us and always to every measure to not get any paint anywhere in my house. I will be using Diego and his crew again very soon!
Diego's Painting and DrywallDiego's Painting and Drywall
Michael B.
Had a new construction home and wanted to get couple rooms painted before moving in. He was able to schedule us in for Friday night painting. He was prompt, efficient, courteous, and had excellent work product. He is deserving of all 5 star reviews he has had. I won't look anywhere else for a painter next time. Thank you!
Inland Painting professionalsInland Painting professionals
Thumbtack Customer
Great job ! House came out just how we hoped. Would definitely use his services again for future painting projects
Eddie's Professional PaintingEddie's Professional Painting
Michelle D.
His work was flawless and quick. His price was very fair and reasonable. I will definitely hire him again. I wished I had hired him sooner for our other paint jobs.
Fernandez PaintingFernandez Painting
Jennifer C.
I’m very happy with Painting Dunn Rite. Clinton and Ryan did an amazing job! Clinton was always on time and is very fair with his prices. You can see the effort and value they put into their jobs. Will definitely hire they again :)
PaintingDunnRitePaintingDunnRite
Mary A.
My husband and I just bought our first home and the walls needed some serious TLC and some color. Ryan was very professional and worked with our very awkward schedule. We had so many holes that needed patching and a giant chunk hole that was from a previous DIY that was incomplete. Ryan fixed all of them and even matched the texture to make it look seamless. I am so happy with the colors and the job that was done. I highly recommend if you need some paint work done to contact him. Professional and done in a very reasonable time. I will be calling Ryan again to paint the exterior very soon.
Angels Custom PaintingAngels Custom Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Javiar Nava is a well-spoken customer-service-oriented professional painter. He arrived on time. He is friendly. He even demonstrated how to cut in paint at the edges at no cost! I would definitely feel confident that if I hired him, I would get fantastic results and a good experience as well.
Nava's PaintingNava's Painting
PJ C.
As soon as I met with Chris when he came to give estimate I knew I would hire him to paint my house. He was friendly, courteous, knowledgeable & gave me help in how to choose colors. He & his helper were on time, respectful of me & my property. So glad I went with Chris. Job well done.
Chris Mcgoldrick Painting, Lic#679727Chris Mcgoldrick Painting, Lic#679727
David M.
JIM IS AMAZING !!!!! Can't say enough good things about JIM . Not only does he do an excellent work, but he is very accommodating and have excellent communication. I felt at ease and never felt stressed. The paint job is beautiful. He competed everything in a timely manner. Very professional person . I highly recommend JIM to anyone! Fabulous job !!!!! It was an absolute pleasure !
Jim Heath Murals & SignsJim Heath Murals & Signs
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