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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 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 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.

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.

Reviews for Bartlett painters
Mark T.
After using Painting Brothers for the first time I would never use another painting company again. Jesus and his team were very courteous, clean and detailed.
Painting Brothers corpPainting Brothers corp
John s.
The brothers did a great job they are very professional they are very punctual that paint really good and are very friendly polite and knowledgeable about their craft I would always call them for any future painting work
Brothers PaintingBrothers Painting
Megan L.
Jesus and Co was fantastic! He gave me a fair price and they did a great job painting my cabinets. They turned out perfect, and it only took them 3 days! I would recommend him to anyone considering to update thier kitchen and paint thier cabinets.
Painting Brothers corpPainting Brothers corp
Ashrita R.
Roberto and team are doing a great job on painting the whole place and also gov no more ideas and helpesnus.
R & R Coatings Services Inc.R & R Coatings Services Inc.
Shreeraj S.
Great work painting my garage walls and ceiling. They fixed many drywall holes, sanded joint work that was done by previous painter. Suyanne and her husband were very professional, punctual, responsive to my needs and always kept me informed about any extra material needed to get this project done. As a courtesy they even painted couple of shelves on my request. These guys went above and beyond my expectations and for a reasonable price. I will highly recommend them for any paint needs in your house.
Suyanne Cleaning and General ServicesSuyanne Cleaning and General Services
Neil R.
Manuel’s team was great! They painted, installed baseboards and closets in 3 rooms. Our renovation is complete! Thank you for doing an amazing job!
deluxe floor and wall.incdeluxe floor and wall.inc
Viren P.
Anthony did a fantastic job painting a bedroom and doing some touch ups around the house. I would highly recommend him and his company.
Advanced Painting & Power Washing of IllinoisAdvanced Painting & Power Washing of Illinois
Freddie D.
Juana and his crew did a good job, there were some weather challenges during our exterior trim paint project but it was completed in a timely manner and the price was just right. Thanks Juana!!
J.R. Bros painting & Remodeling inc.J.R. Bros painting & Remodeling inc.
Dan B.
Jamie was simply great. He painted our kitchen cabinets white, installed a subway tile backsplash, and installed a few light fixtures. The difference in our kitchen is remarkable! Jamie removed the cabinet doors and painted those offsite, which kept our garage clean. He sprays the paint (no rollers) and I believe he did 4 coats. It is nearly impossible to tell the cabinets were actually painted! No streaks or uneven lines! I am a real estate agent and see thousands of homes, so I am extra critical. Jamie's work exceeded my expectations! The few cosmetic issues we saw, Jamie corrected right away. He listened to our concerns and made adjustments to to the original backsplash plan and suggested a few ideas such as extending the backsplash to the ceiling above the sink. His pricing was very competitive. We received 4 quotes and his price was one of the lowest. His experience and quick communication is why we chose him over the lower quote; and we are glad we did! We will use Jamie for any other projects. Before and after photos below!
Reynolds Painting & DrywallReynolds Painting & Drywall
Thumbtack Customer
Manuel did a very good job painting g our whole interior house. It took him 3 weeks but thats because he is a 1 man team and did a very thorough job. We are very satisfied with his work. Thank you!
Thumbtack Customer
Lui did a nice job with our cabinets and painting the ceiling and trim! We had water damage and can no longer see it anymore! He was flexible and worked around our busy schedules! Overall we are very happy with his work and reasonable cost!
Lui's Handyman and RemodelingLui's Handyman and Remodeling
Thumbtack Customer
I was very pleased with the work and have already provided Mickey's information to others with upcoming interior painting projects. Mickey and his team were prompt, courteous, and professional at all times. Great response time and very flexible; willing to work around my schedule. Thanks!!
Mickey's Pro Painting FKA Interior Design PaintingMickey's Pro Painting FKA Interior Design Painting
Krissa H.
Veras Construction was great to work with. They painted several rooms in my house including a 2 story foyer and changed a large chandelier. They arrived on time, finished ahead of expected, did an excellent job, and even went out and purchased lightbulbs for the new fixture. Would definitely recommend.
krewe construction Com.krewe construction Com.
Thumbtack Customer
Danny and his team did a wonderful job. His quote was reasonable. He and his team were on time and the works was done well not rushed and the rooms were returned to the original state after the work was completed. I would recommend Danny and his team for your next painting need.
Dany's Custom RenovationsDany's Custom Renovations
Thumbtack Customer
Anthony and his team are friendly, hard working and gave us the best price in town. He cleaned up every day and did an amazing job painting and power washing the outside of our house. I am recommending him to my parents. Thank you Anthony and Team for an AMAZING JOB!!!
Advanced Painting & Power Washing of IllinoisAdvanced Painting & Power Washing of Illinois
Laura d.
High quality work at fair price. Quick response and turn around time. Arrived on time and couldn’t be happier with the finished result. After the first job of painting and replacing all interior doors, I hired them in to do a bathroom remodel (tile) and drywall installation. Will be posting pics of the finished results soon!
Avdix Construction Inc. 312,4341120Avdix Construction Inc. 312,4341120
Thumbtack Customer
We would give 6 stars if we could. John was quick to respond to messages, showed up on time and did a great job. His pricing was very competitive. We just bought this house and have plenty more rooms to paint. We will be calling and hiring him again soon along with referring him to friends and family.
John's Pro PaintingJohn's Pro Painting
Rick P.
A Plus Decorating did a fantastic job on our painting project. Chano was great to work with. Project needed major prep work as we had extensive cracks in our drywall. Chano’s team knew exactly what needed to be done and how to do it. They did a great job carefully covering and protecting furniture and floors as well as a thorough cleanup. Our rooms turned out great! I’m very fussy and have an eye for detail. We would definitely hire A Plus Decorating again for our next project.
A Plus Decorating Inc.A Plus Decorating Inc.
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