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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

How many coats of paint does the exterior of a house need?

Your house’s exterior will likely need two coats of paint. With two coats, your house will look more even and solid in color and will be better protected from moisture and the elements. The painting should always occur over a primed and well-prepared surface.

What colors should I paint my house exterior?

You have many options when it comes to paint colors. For example, an off-white creates a traditional look, and it looks great with a bright door to contrast it. Yellow is a happy color that, while light blue is reminiscent of an oceanfront style. Gray houses are also on trend, providing a classy and neutral tone that remains warm and inviting.

How often should you paint your house's exterior?

Expert opinion is mixed, but the general range is five to 10 years. However, this depends on many factors. Houses in harsh climates with extreme temperatures, lots of dust or ice or intense sunlight may need more frequent paint jobs than those in temperate climates. Also, wood houses will need new paint more often due to the changes within the wood itself. You should also consider painting the outside of your house if you plan to sell it.

What is the best exterior house paint?

Acrylic paints are generally considered good options for today’s home exterior paint jobs. You can also choose an oil-based or latex (water-based) paint. Also, look into specialty paints for your doors, roof, gutters, siding and other exterior surfaces.

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.

What questions should I ask an exterior painter?

While painters’ online profiles provide helpful customer reviews and other information, it’s still important to ask the right questions. Ask whether they have sufficient workman’s compensation insurance to cover any injuries to avoid any potential financial liability. Get in writing the preparatory steps the painter takes to get the house ready for painting — simply painting on top of compromised paint won’t work. And does the work include a warranty? If the paint starts to fade, peel or crack soon after completion, you’ll want recourse.

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 I pressure wash my house before painting?

Pressure washing your siding before painting is an efficient way to clean your house in preparation for receiving new paint. However, it must be done correctly to avoid causing water damage or damaging the siding itself. 

Depending on the PSI rating of your washer, you should stand far away enough from your house to avoid removing paint or etching into the siding itself. Also avoid injecting water behind the siding, which typically occurs when spraying upwards at a low angle. 

When in doubt, consider hiring a pressure washer near you before your painter paints your home’s exterior. Or, contact the best painters near you to see if they offer pressure washing services as well.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a painter during the COVID-19 pandemic?

To stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to use virtual tools for communication. If you’re hiring local interior and exterior painters, contact them to see if they’ll set up a video call to assess your project. During this call, they can get a feel for what needs to be done and may be able to give you a price quote. 

Discuss potential plans and strategies for getting the work done safely. And ask whether they accept virtual or digital payments.

Reviews for Winter Garden exterior painters
Tammy M.
We hired True Solutions to paint the soffit and fascia on our 2 story home. They did a beautiful job and their crew was very kind and professional. We highly recommend True Solutions for any exterior painting jobs.
True Solutions FL.True Solutions FL.
Cheryl R.
I love my house again! We previously had fading and streaking paint and now the paint job looks fantastic. The Majestic team did quality work painting our house exterior. The were always professional and responsive to any questions or concerns. Pricing was also reasonable and fair. I will definitely call Majestic for future jobs
Majestic Painting & Renovation LLCMajestic Painting & Renovation LLC
Thumbtack Customer
We got several estimates to paint the exterior of our home Mundial painting had the best price . We couldn't be happier we went with Mundial Painting ! Mr Rodrigo and his crew arrived on time for our estimate appointment and was detailed in explaining what would be done throughout the process . The painters were professional and did a great job! We are extremely happy with the end result and recommend Mundial Painting to anyone looking for painting services.
Mundial Express Painting LLCMundial Express Painting LLC
Damien M.
I would highly recommend F&D Painting and Pressure Washing LLC.. Francisco responded to a painting inquiry I posted on Thumbtack. He is professional, courteous, polite, efficient, just an awesome individual to work with. He arrived early, patched and painted an exterior wall on one side of my house. His work is superb! I will definitely utilize him for future painting and will recommend him to friends and family.
F & D PAINTING AND PRESSURE WASHING LLC.F & D PAINTING AND PRESSURE WASHING LLC.
Denise F.
I’ve debated for months about posting a review for General Painting and Francis. I hired Francis to paint the exterior and interior of my house. The exterior of the house is satisfactorily done. However, I am extremely disappointed at the work done on the interior. The paint is peeling off all my doors and woodwork because it was so poorly done. The woodwork was rolled with a textured roller so I am having to fix all of it by sanding it back down. The walls were spayed so lightly that they still feel chalky and we specified Sherwin Williams Emerald paint that does not feel like this. The paint was either extremely watered down or not the paint I specified. There were many delays in finishing the job that I finally just told them they were done and should leave. I’m not one to take this kind of review lightly but I felt it would be negligent of me not to let others know about the poor workmanship I received.
General Painting USGeneral Painting US
Thumbtack Customer
We hired Juan to paint the exterior of our house. Very professional, explained what he was going to do from start to finish. And he worked hard to get it done as soon as he could. Definitely recommend him.
Promaster Painting EnterprisesPromaster Painting Enterprises
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