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Escondido Local Painters

Browse these local painters with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Escondido.

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Michael's Discount Painting
4.8
from 132 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 200 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hazel B.
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We are so glad that we hired Michael to paint our new home! We received estimates from 5 painters and Michael's estimate was the most affordable so we decided to meet with him. From the very start, Michael was very professional. He was thorough with his initial walk through and stuck with his original estimate. It was very easy to communicate with Michael - he was available via email, phone and text and was very quick to reply so we were never kept waiting to hear from him. We've never met a painter with as much passion as Michael has, which should tell any potential customer that he will do a great job. He is very dedicated to pleasing his customers and finishing the job-not only on time but finishing it with high quality and in the way that you want it done. Over the course of the week, he was great about checking in to make sure we were happy with the progress and was very open to making any changes that we wanted to make. He's got a great team working with him that share the same work ethic as he does which made it very easy for us to trust them coming into our home everyday. We are so happy with the final project and will most definitely recommend Michael to family and friends.

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Smitty's Painting
4.9
from 82 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 106 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Molly M.
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Brian painted a few rooms in my house for me this summer. Not only was I impressed with the way he helped me decide which color to choose, but with his attention to detail and quality of work. In the past ive had other painters leave streaks on the wall or do a messy job. Not Brian! He finished the job in a timely manner and was a professional from beginning to end. My expectations were truly exceeded! Thank you Smitty's Painting!!

Spates Painting
4.5
from 60 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Todd E.
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Greg and his team did an awesome job painting my condo. The condo was a rental property and it was very dirty. The condo looks awesome now after they completed the project. He was very responsive and thorough in making sure he did high quality work. I would highly recommend Greg to anyone looking for a professional painter in the future.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Taylor J.
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In June we bought a treadmill from Amazon but did not like the prices they charged for putting it together. A neighbor of mine referred Shay's services and we were very satisfied with everything from an hour before our appointment when she texted me her ETA to after the treadmill was perfectly assembled, she went over the safety features, and then asked if I would like all of the boxes and packaging removed on her way out. Shay is friendly, fast, and knows what she is doing. In August we hired Utopia again to repaint our bedroom and we received a great price and the painter was professional, on time and detailed. On November 7th, Shay came out herself and replaced our kitchen faucet in less than 30 minutes. We recommend Utopia highly for the great service and the affordable rates.

Ramiro
4.2
from 44 reviews
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Emily O.
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Very nice man to talk to, very professional, works hard to please customer in what they want done. Gives options to keep costs low, and still receive quality work done.

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  • 27 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Maria G.
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On schedule and organized. The painters are very hardworkers and they clean as they go. I'm very satisfied with the job my kitchen looks great!

  • 12 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Morris F.
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Eddie and his crew were here when they said they would be, completed the project in a timely manner even in the extreme heat. I have worked with many painters through my lifetime and Eddie is in the top 3. I liked his work so much I asked him to give me a price for the interior also. I will be working with Eddie again in the future.

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So Cal Drywall
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
L. M. B.
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We had water damage, a bizarre whole-ceiling light fixture a la 70s, damaged linoleum flooring, 1/4-1/2” brown grout lines. & more. Jason fixed it all beautifully, demoing, drywalling, painting, tiling, cleaning, & painting more. His work is impeccable, he is very neat, & he did it all in about 5 days. He was helpful when we ran into plumbing issues, & when asked to add on random details like replacing damaged casing, painting the grout (eco-friendly), & helping with the ceiling fan, he was obliging.

Jeff The Painter
4.6
from 24 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah P.
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We hired Jeff to remove popcorn ceilings in our living room and paint the living room and master bedroom. I got several quotes from different painters and his was one of the most reasonable. From the beginning he was responsive and easy to communicate with. His crew was prompt, courteous, and professional. I was extremely impressed with the quality of their work- our living room and bedroom look 100 times better! Would definitely hire Jeff and his crew again.

Luis Villa
4.5
from 23 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Cody P.
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We submitted the same painting project several times on Thumbtack because each time we selected a painter, they didn't show up. On our final submission we were lucky to have Luis bid on our project. Luis gave a comptitive bid compared to the other no shows so we decided to do a walk through with him. During the walkthrough Luis made suggestions and offered to do several patches to our drywall for free. On the day that we were scheduled to paint, Luis let us know when he was on the way to our house and he showed up on time. The paint job turned into a much larger project than either Luis or us had anticipated (what we all thought would be a one day job actually turned into a three to four day job). Instead of Luis taking shortcuts to finish in one day so that he could get onto his next job, we appreciated the attention to detail that he took with the job. He came back, day after day, to make sure everything was perfect in the daylight. We plan to use Luis for our next paining job.

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Hugh James
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Renee K.
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Hugh was great. He was fast and did a great job. Would highly recommend him to anyone needing a painter

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  • 4 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kristen S.
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Learon showed up promptly with a professional set up. The kids really liked her and the Face Paintings looked great. Vibrant colors and artistic details. We had about 30 kids at the party and at no time did it feel like kids were waiting impatiently for their turn. My daughter and her friends were happy and the kids parents were saying how great the Face Painter was. Would definitely recommend!

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Demello Contract Services
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kelly C.
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Daniel and his team were awesome! I posted on Thumbtack that I needed a last minute painter ASAP, and he responded about ten minutes after my post saying he could help. I then called him, and he said he could get someone from his team to come out first thing in the morning, which was exactly what I needed as I was scheduled to move out of my apartment that same day. I had already done two coats of paint on my own and definitely realized I needed a professional to finish up the job. The next morning, one of his guys showed up right on time and got the job done in a little over an hour. He was quick and did a fantastic job on my room! If I ever need a painter in the future, Daniel will definitely be the person I call!

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  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Maria L.
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Javier and his crew did a great job! They work fast and good quality of work. I think we found our painter for all our projects.

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Strong Painter
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sara R.
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Very happy with the painting of my master bedroom and bath. Highly recommended!!!!

Raul espinoza
4.7
from 12 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Anna C.
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Raul was very trustworthy and had great work ethic. I was able to rely on him to fix and touch up everything the original painter left undone, which was quite a lot of details but Raul was excellent at jumping in and correcting everything. He was professional and did a great job for us. We ended up asking him to work several days on other projects.

A.M Empire Painting
4.4
from 11 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Mario A.
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Best painter we have worked with, highly recommended!

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Tilt Up Painting
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Audry L.
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Joey was amazing. We moved into a house we had only seen online. When we got here the interior of the house had an array of paint shades in the yellow spectrum ranging from mustard yellow to pastel yellow. There were several poor transitions on the walls and places where the paint wasn’t even the same color. To make matters worse we had only a short time before our house hold goods were set to arrive. I called 6 painters before I finally posted on thumbtack. Joey got back to me immediately. He came out and gave us a quote within a few hours and stated the job the next day! His price was VERY reasonable for the efficiency and quality workmanship his team offered. He catered to us going the extra mile and fixing areas where the last painters had been sloppy with the wall texture... I cannot say enough positive things about our experience with Joey.

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Blue Bros Painting
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chad V.
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Junior and his crew have done a great job painting the exterior of my house. They all are very friendly and professional. My house is @3400 sq ft. 2 of my neighbors have already committed to using them based on what they see with my house. There prices are very reasonable compared to other painters on Thumbtack. I would definitely use them again for future projects and would refer them to friends and family.

Cal Engineer
4.3
from 8 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Sneh A.
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Cal Engineer is a pleasing personality. Has ten years experience and is professional and price was reasonable. Multi talented . Handyman cum painter. I will use him again Thank u thumbtack team

Handyman Reconstruction
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
SdAwards S.
Verified review

Very experienced in all areas of construction, helped us renovate our office we hired him for 40/hr for 2 weeks and he saved us from electricians painters plumbers and more bills totally recommend!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much do painters cost?

The national average cost for an interior painter ranges between $450 and $900. 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 paint the interior of a house?

Interior house painting costs are calculated on a few key factors. Nationally, interior house painting projects range from $200 to $2,500. 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 does a painter charge per room?

The cost to paint a room will vary based on the size of the room, the type of paint you select, any ceiling or trim work needed, and any repairs needed. If no repairs or other additional work is needed, painting a room with contractor-grade paint could range from $1 to $2 per square foot, including materials. Selecting a luxury paint (some cost more than $100 per gallon) will certainly increase your house painting costs. Here are some additional examples of average house painting costs, per room:

  • 12x12 room with a 9-foot ceiling: about $125
  • 12x12 room with an 8-foot ceiling: about $100
  • 14x16 master bedroom with a 9-foot ceiling: about $150
  • 14x16 master bedroom with an 8-foot ceiling: about $125
  • 16x16 living room with a 9-foot ceiling: about $175
  • 16x16 living room with a 20-foot ceiling: starting at $225
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