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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Can I use digital payments to pay for painting services?

Many painters accept digital payments through Venmo, Square Cash, Google Pay, PayPal, Zelle and others. Due to COVID-19, others may quickly adopt this technology to maintain social distancing practices and follow health recommendations.

Contact professionals beforehand to ensure they’re able to accept digital payments and continue to follow safety guidelines throughout your interactions. Compare local interior and exterior painters’ profiles to see which types of payments they accept.

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 Jacksonville interior painters
Karin H.
Happy to recommend King's Pro Paints. James was quick to get us on his schedule, worked efficiently (and clean!) and did a great job on our interior paint project.
King's Pro PaintsKing's Pro Paints
Mike b.
We needed the whole house interior painted. Angel and his team did an excellent job. He was very prompt with all communication, was exceptionally professional and we are extremely pleased with the job. It was a great decision to hire Angel’s Painting, and would consider them again any time I had a need for paint work.
Painters & BrothersPainters & Brothers
Brittney L.
We had a great experience with Mark! He came over and gave us an estimate and painted the whole interior of our home in 2 days! We highly recommend. They are friendly, punctual and professional!
Calvary PaintCalvary Paint
Samantha P.
Thomas was professional, communicative, and super easy to work with. He painted the entire interior of our home (living room, dining, kitchen, master, bathrooms, guest rooms) and he did a beautiful job. Highly recommended.
Brush Up Painting, LLCBrush Up Painting, LLC
Julia G.
We hired James to paint the interior of our toy hauler. He is AMAZING! It was a lengthy & tedious job that he managed to complete in 4 days. James is a hard worker & we will absolutely use him again!
King's Pro PaintsKing's Pro Paints
Thumbtack Customer
Ed and his wife were awesome-They were so professional and had a lot of insight to offer. They painted basically the entire interior of our new home and they did an amazing job. They helped choose paint colors which was really helpful! They were really organized and clean-I would highly recommend them as we plan on using them in the future to paint our kitchen cabinets.
K.N.E. Solutions, LLCK.N.E. Solutions, LLC
Emily S.
Jordan and his team did a great job! We were in process of purchasing a house and wanted to paint the interior prior to moving in. Jordan met us at the house on closing day and started painting the next day. They painted the walls, trim, doors and some ceilings in 3 1/2 days. We are very happy with the quality of work and the willingness to work with our schedule. We will be hiring them again for future exterior painting. Great job!
First Class Painting & More, LLCFirst Class Painting & More, LLC
Chris P.
Mostafa and his team exceeded my expectations. The quality and attention to detail would have been great alone but they were also extremely fast. If you have interior painting to be done I highly recommend this company.
Mufasa painting & pressure washingMufasa painting & pressure washing
Sarah B.
Johns service is absolutely incredible. I would recommend him to anyone looking to paint the interior of their home. He finished my 1750 square foot home in just two days while still providing quality service and exceptional results. I even will have him coming back to my house in the future to paint my kitchen cabinets!
John j 3 int/ext painting & pressure washingJohn j 3 int/ext painting & pressure washing
Chris D.
John did a great job painting the interior of our house! Really appreciate his communication, quick response, and quality workmanship at very fair pricing. Would highly recommend him to everyone and will continue to use him in the future. Thank you John!
John j 3 int/ext painting & pressure washingJohn j 3 int/ext painting & pressure washing
Semir B.
We had a seamless and professional experience with our painting crew. They showed up on time and painted the interior of my two-story house in one day (3 hardworking employees) who worked non-stop all day. We were very impressed with the cleanliness of the crew and they were respectful of our house. We highly recommend their services and will be using them again in the future!
John R.
Our Home interior painting project was just completed today and we are very impressed with the whole team at Refresh and Renew! They did a phenomenal job. We had all the main living areas, 2 bedrooms, kitchen, and bath painted. And they all were done so well. The team is very punctual and professional. Their prices are very reasonable. They are very honest. If you need painting done, then you got to go with Refresh and Renew. They are very honest and polite and you will not be disappointed. I will definitely be using them again for a few more rooms in our house.
Refresh & Renew Painting Inc.Refresh & Renew Painting Inc.
Sandra A.
I am 100% happy with the interior painting job that Titanium Remodeling LLC did for us. They were quick and thorough with their communication throughout the planning process. Their price was very competitive and a great value for the fantastic job they did. The price even included the paint and they were happy to customize it to the color we chose. The painters were so professional and could not have been more detailed. I’m extremely picky and they even impressed me. I’d recommend them to anyone. If you want a quality paint job done for a great price, then call Titanium Remodeling LLC as they won’t disappoint.
Lindsay J.
Ed and Karen painted the entire interior of our new home. They did an excellent job! They went above and beyond with the details, patching holes, and giving us recommendations. They cleaned up at the end of every day and even finished two days early! Ed is quite the handyman and we will definitely be using them again in the future. We couldn’t be happier with the results!
K.N.E. Solutions, LLCK.N.E. Solutions, LLC
Audrey R.
The over spray in the garage got on all the lawn equipment and fishing rods, as well as the floor. The paint water clean-up was thrown out in three places on the lawn and the kitchen sink and not cleaned up. The interior doors were not rehung and left in the garage. There were cigarettes' butts left in my house and scatted over my property, and in the garage. There is more but that it's not fit for the world to see.
L&L Home RemodelingL&L Home Remodeling
Tessa C.
Did not get to finish on time which is suppose to just take a week for a small house interior painting. Work painting quality is just ok. Contractor is very polite but has to learn to schedule his projects and commitments. We have to reshedule delivery for our furnitures because of the delay. They offered to do the cleaning of the house for an extra fee but that was not even completely done. The job was not that difficult because the house was completely empty because we have not move yet. I wish i hired a company even if i have to pay more as long as the job is done on time and work is of quality.
Miranda remodelling/handyman/Jacksonville FloridaMiranda remodelling/handyman/Jacksonville Florida
Lindsey M.
We were very happy with the work we had done by Jessie and his team. We had our entire interior painted, all walls and trim so it was a big job. The quality of the work was excellent. There were a couple spots that needed to be touched up after the job was complete but they were quick to come back out and fix everything. I would definitely hire Jessie again. Thanks guys!
Jaxhandyman, LLCJaxhandyman, LLC
Sam V.
Ed and his wife did an AMAZING job painting the interior of our Condo. He has such a servant’s heart and listened to what we needed and did a great job and did it in a timely manner.Thanks to their work, we accepted an offer on our Condo after being on the market just 3 days! I highly recommend Ed. He does great work and I am SO thankful for the job he did with our Condo to get it ready to sell.
K.N.E. Solutions, LLCK.N.E. Solutions, LLC
Kevin C.
We brought Nick on board for a large interior painting project consisting of approximately 2,000sf of floor space. He was very prompt with his response and got started on the work immediately. His price was excellent, his attention to our project was focused and completed everything we requested to ensure a successful project. We added scope for installation of several bathroom fixtures and he gave us another unbeatable price. We couldn’t be happier and would hire Nick again for our home improvement needs.
Intrepid Painting Services LLC.Intrepid Painting Services LLC.
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