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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 Saint Petersburg painters
Tayl'R H.
Trident painting will always do our paint jobs. Excellent work, very responsive and good people.
Trident PaintingTrident Painting
Hayden M.
Franklyn Painting did an excellent job of painting my bedroom and bathroom. They even went the extra mile and painted my closet as well. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone in the future.
Franklyn PaintingFranklyn Painting
Kenton R.
Learn to paint
Sarah C.
Carlos and Dania are an awesome painting duo! Not only are their painting techniques and quality of painting on point; they are on time, work neatly, friendly, and great with pets! They will be back to complete jobs at my house within the next few weeks!
Sunny Painting LLCSunny Painting LLC
Paul A.
He painted my shed. He was on time and very professional. He did a great job painting. I would highly recommend him.
Chelsey W.
Francisco and his team were on time, professional, and efficient! The paint job is outstanding. I highly recommend him for any painting needs you have!
Francisco Acosta Painting Inc.Francisco Acosta Painting Inc.
Thumbtack Customer
Francisco went above and beyond. He did a great job painting the exterior of our 2 story home. We will definitely be contacting him to paint the interior.
Francisco Acosta Painting Inc.Francisco Acosta Painting Inc.
Thumbtack Customer
Great job painting. Owners very nice.
Ace High Painting & ConstructionAce High Painting & Construction
Melanie M.
Aurelia and her team did a wonderful job painting the exterior of my house! They were on time and able to work around my work schedule. They filled in all the cracks, noticed some damage, repaired it quickly and got back to the painting without any delays. Lots of little touches I didn’t even realize needed to be painted until it was taken care of. I highly recommend M & A painting for quality work in a timely, professional manner!
M & A Painting & More LLCM & A Painting & More LLC
Holly D.
American Veterans Painting did a great job! I highly recommend them for those considering any interior painting jobs. They are fast and reliable. Most importantly, they are affordable and the work is excellent.
American Vets Painting/J and J Property MantAmerican Vets Painting/J and J Property Mant
Jason H.
Byron and team painted two large rooms in one day. The quality of work was exceptional and the price was very reasonable. I would definitely hire Byron again for my painting needs.
Mitecos paintingMitecos painting
Judith S.
They did a great job on my inside painting. Very quick response, excellent painting, arrived when they promised. I could not ask for more. I will hire them for other things down the road.
Washington Home Improvement LLCWashington Home Improvement LLC
Paula F.
A++++ painters! From start to finish, the process was seamless. Mihai delivered on everything. Look no further for your painting needs. Our home looks beautiful! Will definitely use this company for our interior painting needs too!
Ninja painting and contractingNinja painting and contracting
Shankar R.
By far the best paint project value and great professionalism. It’s was a great pleasure getting the job done from Anton and team, just right to the point and efficient workmanship with great attitude and responsiveness. I will definitely give a call to Anton and team for my upcoming paint projects and I highly recommend getting your next paint project form Anton’s.
Steve T.
Our experience with M & A Painting could not have gone any better. They painted the entire outside of our house and it looks fantastic! Great workmanship at a reasonable price. I would not hesitate to use them again in the future.
M & A Painting & More LLCM & A Painting & More LLC
Pat H.
It was easy working with Gregg. He understood my vision and made it come alive in the mural. The painting is so beautiful that I rearranged my furniture to better show the full effect of the painting on the space. Thanks Gregg, job well done
Gregg M. LabrecqueGregg M. Labrecque
David M.
exterior painting, great job done quickly,cleaned up, very pleased
Sal Maggio Handyman ServiceSal Maggio Handyman Service
Dede E.
I have an old home that needs updating. One room has wood paneling and I wanted to have it painted. Alex responded quickly to my request and after seeing photos of the room he came prepared to spray the paint instead of roll. Alex took his time to cover my floors, windows and sealed off the rest of the home to prevent overspray. The fresh paint has transformed the room!
Quick Drywall and More.Quick Drywall and More.
Thumbtack Customer
Ace High completed the painting job quickly and thoroughly. They were professional and a pleasure to work with.
Ace High Painting & ConstructionAce High Painting & Construction
Brian S.
Great work and reasonably priced. Highly recommend for anyone that needs interior or exterior painting.
Uncle D's Residential PaintingUncle D's Residential Painting
Wanda S.
Christian, is such a great guy and did such a great job with everything we asked him to do while painting the house. Him and his team did an excellent job painting on the house. Anything we asked him to do he did with a smile on his face. Thank you so much for the great work. If you need your house painted I highly suggest you contact them to do your house.
Pro Broadway Custom  Painting  LLCPro Broadway Custom Painting LLC
Tati M.
I hired Happy Colors Painting for the second time, and I don’t regret it. They started right after the estimate and painted everything so fast. They gave me all what I expected- good price and high quality. See you next time!
Happy Colors PaintingHappy Colors Painting
Mel L.
Had the interior of my 2 bedroom condo painted. I did appreciate the very competitive cost, in fact it was slightly lower then some. Chris and his partner were right on time and went straight to work. While putting everything back in place, I did find some paint on my furnishings, and light fixtures. I also noticed the majority of nail holes were not spackled, which I took care of with the left over paint.
westcoast painting llcwestcoast painting llc
Thumbtack Customer
John did an ANAZING job painting the interior of our historic home. He is so knowledgable and truly cares about the work he does.. I will definitely be calling him for all our future home repair and painting needs. Two thumbs way up!
Multiple Decorating Services, LLC, license #C-4763Multiple Decorating Services, LLC, license #C-4763
Joshua S.
Great experience. Needed the house painted professionally and quick. Filipe accomplished that with ease! Thank you!
Powerblast services LLC painting & power washingPowerblast services LLC painting & power washing
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