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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.

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.

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.

How long does it take to paint a room?

The length of time it takes to paint a room varies, depending on a couple of factors. For example, the size of the job makes a difference. With a small bedroom, or with only a wall or two that have to be painted, the job can be done in half a day. Larger jobs take longer.

Also, if there are several different colors being used, the job may take longer, as one may have to dry before the other is applied. A 12-by-12 room with one color may take a morning. With multiple colors, the job may stretch into the afternoon.

Before you hire an interior painter near you, ask them how long it will take to paint the room(s) in your home.

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.

Should you wash walls before painting?

Yes, in most cases you’ll want to clean your wall before painters start. Washing walls before painting helps get rid of dirt and grime that could affect how the paint adheres, including primer. You can do this using a wall washer, especially if the top of the wall is hard to reach. 

The best way to clean walls is to use a solvent that won’t affect the surface underneath. Some experts recommend using a sponge, warm water and/or a mild detergent or soap. Abrasive washing may remove some of the current pain.

Cleaning painted walls should be done with care. If you’re not comfortable with washing the walls yourself, consider hiring a house cleaner near you.

Reviews for Boca Raton interior painters
Thumbtack Customer
Excellent job! Very competitive pricing. Removed all of my popcorn ceiling and painted the entire interior. He was very clean and also this job was completed in a very short amount of time! I would highly recommend!
A&R Executive Painting IncA&R Executive Painting Inc
Christina K.
Our house looks beautiful! Thank you to Walls R Us painting for your professionalism and amazing transformation of our home interior. It went from darkness to amazing light and feels so much better and happier. You did a fantastic job and we are so very grateful! Thank you Yosef and team! You are an experienced professional!
Walls R Us PaintingWalls R Us Painting
Tina C.
Please read the updated statement following this review. I am very happy that I hired Rodrigo to paint much of my interior living areas. He was very personable, professional, knowledgeable and an excellent painter. He brought another painter named Eric with him and they were fantastic. Rodrigo is coming back to paint my bathrooms and baseboards. *****Updated 5/14/19 Rodrigo said he would be at my house yesterday- texted me a few times that he was coming to paint the bathrooms and baseboards. He then decided it best to come today at 9 am. Its almost 11 am and he’s not here. Haven’t responded to texts or calls. He was initially reliable I think just to get the review.
Avanzzo Painting ServicesAvanzzo Painting Services
Thumbtack Customer
Bruno painted the entire interior of my house, including stripping wallpaper and removing popcorn ceilings. From the very start, he worked with me to get to a budget I was comfortable with, showed up when he said he was going to show up, was onsite with his workers throughout the job to ensure quality, offered professional advice and guidance along the way, was quick to fix any touchups I requested and flexible in responding to changes or additional work that emerged. I could not be more happy with the finished job and particularly with Bruno - he's a true pro who cares about his customers and I thank him for an outstanding job and for being such a great partner throughout our renovation process. We will be using him again and recommending to our family and friends.
Bayside Painting and RemodelingBayside Painting and Remodeling
Rose B.
Finding someone to help improve your home can be quite the challenge here in South Florida. I had a bad experience where I lost money and the project was not completed. He responded to my interior paint project request and on the appointment it turned he was able to address my flooring situation. Julian D. of A1 Service Pro totally rocks! Professional in every way, punctual, very responsive and he definitely knows his craft. He is honest and straightforward and you can tell he takes pride in his work. He answered all my questions and concerns. I must say his communication is outstanding. Every step of the way, he communicates with you via text, phone, and email. From demolition to dropping off materials and progressing with my floor he sent me pictures while I was at work. This develops trust and confidence in getting the job done. I value and appreciate his integrity. When he said he was going to do something, he did it!! Sometimes a rare quality among contractors. He completed the project in 2 days. He and his team are punctual and focused and very hardworking. They are also very neat, they cleaned up afterwards. You wouldn't even know work had been done. They did not even break for lunch. I am so happy with my floors, they're beautiful! Julian is licensed and insured and has a great professional demeanor and the best work ethic! He also has a great sense of humor and friendly personality. His employee, Jan also displayed the same qualities. I look forward to working with him on my next project in May - interior painting. If you want the best for home improvement Julian of A1 Service Pro is the one to call. Thank you again Julian. :)
A1 Service ProA1 Service Pro
Thumbtack Customer
I am so happy with the job performed by Juan Carlos. I submitted a job request on Thumbtack on Saturday and Juan was at my house on Sunday to provide a quote. He was very honest and very knowledgeable about the work that needed completed. Because I needed a rush job, Juan started my job on Monday at 8:30 am. They painted my interior walls. He repaired any wall imperfections, even sent me pictures and videos during the day to show his progress. They cleaned my house each night and left everything spotless. He was cautious with my furniture and very conscientious about his work. He finished the job in 2 long days, a job that should have taken 3-3 1/2 days just so I could put my Christmas tree up in the time frame I wanted. He was such a professional and my home looks amazing. He called me a week later to ensure I was happy with the job which was such a pleasant surprise. I will be hiring him again for future projects and have recommended him to my friends.
Five Star Finishes Inc.Five Star Finishes Inc.
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