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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 Fontana painters
Hazem R.
Vincent provided accurate estimate and great pricing. Work was high quality. Area painted was cleaned afterwards. I would recommend for any interior or exterior paint
Inland Painting professionalsInland Painting professionals
Tippy C.
My experience with MC painting very good. They painted the outside of my home, a very complicated project and they went above and beyond. I have patios with lattice and large wood beams and they replaced wood when needed and made them look like new. The whole house looks absolutely beautiful. They were always prompt and listened to all I had to say. Clean up was excellent. The project was done in 4 days. I would recommend them to everyone who needs painting and wants it done perfectly. Thank you MC painting for making my older home look new. I am so happy.
Mc local painterMc local painter
Ana B.
Nice humble men , did great paint work on shutters and door at a very reasonable price
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Ana A.
Highly recommended. He told me he was going to do the interior house in 5 days. He told me what kind of paint to use, I didn't know a thing about painting. Very respectful too. Definitely I'll call him back again.
CC’s Painting ServicesCC’s Painting Services
Levi W.
These guys did a great job at a very reasonable price. I had the fascia, eaves, and columns painted.
AFR Paints LLCAFR Paints LLC
Holly M.
I absolutely love the painting done to my home! Will definitely recommend to others! Thank you so much!
Mc local painterMc local painter
Claudia R.
We hired Rich to paint the exterior of our house, and we couldn't be happier. Very professional, and patient (being that i changed the color of the shutters about 20 times). I love the face lift his paint job gave my house. Had at least 5 of our neighbors stop by to get his contact information. We also hired him to do a paint job at one of our rental properties, and just like our home, he did an amazing job, and in a timely manner. We would definitely hire Rich and his guys again, and I highly recommend them.
Rich Painting ContractorRich Painting Contractor
Cyndy T.
Vincent is very professional and detailed painter. He did a great job with our kitchen cabinets. We have hired him to come back and paint our ceilings.
Inland Painting professionalsInland Painting professionals
Cleo B.
Everything you need for interior and exterior paint! They were able to beat the other quotes and keep us on budget for our home renovation. Always responsive, attentive to detail, and professional. Would absolutely recommend​!
Najera’s PaintingNajera’s Painting
Ken C.
He was friendly when he walked up. He did a good job at hanging my mirror and sealing my shower walls. The painting wasn't the best job and I had tile splashes all over my new installed floor tiles and my tub that I had to clean up. The ceiling was supposed to be painting a different color than the walls and there are splotches of the wall color on the ceiling and also in spots the ceiling color on the wall. I'm going to end up having to repair a lot of it.
Bryant Bros Home RepairBryant Bros Home Repair
Kimberly K.
Vincent painted my secondary bathroom walls white, touched up the ceiling where I had a recessed light installed, and hung a custom mirror in the bathroom. In addition, he put the cap back on my smoke detector. Vincent did an excellent job painting and went above and beyond by purchasing the hooks to hang the custom mirror. I am so happy that Vincent was able and willing to hang my expensive mirror. He made sure to measure to make sure it was hung centered with the counter. Thank you for your attention to detail and positive attitude!
Inland Painting professionalsInland Painting professionals
Rick C.
Vincent is an amazing painter. I’m so glad I hired him to paint my garage. He did impeccable work. He’s a great guy. He did suck a great job that I am hiring him to do my epoxy floor also!
Inland Painting professionalsInland Painting professionals
Christine S.
This gentleman was one of the most honest and hardworking individuals I have ever come across. He was punctual, thorough and he and his assistant, Johnny were respectful and as quiet as possible. They delivered excellent work and I would highly recommend them for all of your painting needs.
Mc local painterMc local painter
L. C.
Wow! After getting a different quote with a 4-week wait for painting the exterior of my 2-story house, I decided to take that time and look for another bid. Not only was the price half of the other bid, they worked to save me money by renovating the old shutters instead of replacing them. This company was more local to me so when the winds picked up, we both knew it. Other than that delay, everything went like clockwork. He uses Sherwin Williams paint, so I was able to “virtually” try out different combinations. I took a screenshot of the colors—numbers are included in the SW app—and sent him that via message. The guys are all very pleasant including his dad. They work very carefully, as evidenced by not only the paint job but also the prep on my patio cover. Everything was masked very carefully. Also included was a very thorough power washing. Communication was mostly via message with invoices sent via email. I was able to pay via Zelle. I can’t see how this could have gone any smoother!
Najera’s PaintingNajera’s Painting
Manu H.
I have nothing negative to say about Lee’s services. He was extremely professional from the first time he contacted me until he finish the job. He was on time and you could tell he cared about his work performance. I highly recommend Lee for your next painting job. Thank you for your services Lee.
Lee's Grill and Oven CareLee's Grill and Oven Care
Janice H.
I've had the pleasure of hiring Vince. I was unhappy with my previous job and he came in and corrected all the mistakes that were done wrong in my kitchen. He is a professional when it comes to painting. Vince always greeted me with a smile and a handshake. Vince assured me that everything was going to look professionally done. It took Vince one time to get the job done the right way. I was one happy lady when the job was completed. Vince is now my painter of choice. Thank you Vince! Janice Henley
Inland Painting professionalsInland Painting professionals
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