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Your burning questions: answered

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 Whittier painters
Deisi V.
I had one day to paint my office before all the furniture came in and he made time on his birthday to come and paint my new office. He was quick, clean and did good work. I already offered him to paint another room :) Would definitely recommend.
Nery’s Painting ServicesNery’s Painting Services
Mel C.
I highly recommend Quality Painting! Freddy, Krystal and Junior were exceedingly professional with a strong work ethic. The painting and epoxy projects were both completed with excellent results. Start and finish times of the projects as well as communications were outstanding and greatly appreciated. Price was also very good! I typically do not post reviews-but the service and results from Quality Painting were exemplary.
Quality Painting & CoatingsQuality Painting & Coatings
Archie G.
Within 24 hours they had someone working on the project. They sand and painted 8 interior doors in a few hours. Definitely recommend them.
Johnny's Custom Painting Inc.Johnny's Custom Painting Inc.
Jose R.
Kirk did a great job painting our master bedroom he was punctual and careful and cares a lot about the quality of his work. Also his response time was great. Very reliable.
Wall ProDecor Wallpaper hanging serviceWall ProDecor Wallpaper hanging service
Thumbtack Customer
We hired Spates Painting to lacquer a custom mantel and bar. After he was done you could tell that a professional had done the job. We highly recommend Greg and his company!
Spates PaintingSpates Painting
Bahar T.
Fast & good work. Richard is very responsive and on time and a man of his word. The only problem I noticed is that the quality of paint on the door wasn’t as good as the rest of the room but other than that a job well done!
Richard MartinezRichard Martinez
Eva Y.
Flores Constructions did some exterior paint work, plumbing and some bathroom kitchen installations. They are absolutely professionals, good work ethics, good attitude and always keep things in the clear. I'm hiring them back for more work in the future for sure.
Flores ConstructionFlores Construction
Archie G.
Max and his team did an awesome job painting my kitchen cabinets. I walked in and could not recognized my kitchen. It looked amazing, like new. I would highly recommend. I will definitely use them for any future projects.
Max Paints & MoreMax Paints & More
Moselle L.
Vincent did an excellent job painting my daughter's room, putting in some tile flooring, and other tile and drywall work. He was very eager to help with other things as well such as putting together furniture, moving furniture Etc. I highly recommend him.
Inland Painting professionalsInland Painting professionals
Thumbtack Customer
Robert came to my house and gave me a very thorough estimate to Paint the outside of my home. They showed up on time everyday and cleaned up everyday before they left. Robert made sure to make contact with me everyday to answer any questions or concerns. I would definitely recommend him.
Robert Villescas Building and Property MaintenanceRobert Villescas Building and Property Maintenance
Tammy O.
Nery is AMAZING! He did an outstanding job painting my bathroom! He cleaned well afterward. His pricing is very good, I like that he doesn't over price! I HIGHLY recommend him! I will be using him again very soon for more work and referring him to friends and family!
Nery’s Painting ServicesNery’s Painting Services
Jess N.
It’s unfortunate I have to write a negative review but the quality of work done by M & R is very low quality. My biggest complaints are they don’t stick to the agreement, they don’t listen to instructions and over estimate the materials needed. I am stuck with a few gallons of paint that I cannot return. The painters missed a lot of spots , the patch work for the cracks were poor and no tape was added to prevent future cracks, they left paint on the floors that I had to clean up. I had to walk the house several times to show the spots they missed and there still spots they missed. Edwin should of made sure all was correctly done, not me. Edwin insist that he knows what he is doing but he doesn’t. Poor poor quality Workmanship and poor customer care. He says he guarantees his work but it meens nothing if he has poor quality of work. I have to go back through the house and touch up the spots they missed. My wife and I do not want him back. If you want a quality painter, find some one else. Don’t use these guys.
M-R CoM-R Co
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