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R&B Restorations
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R&B Restorations
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Interior Painting, Exterior Painting, Cabinet Painting, Fence Painting

Offers remote services
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Joliet, IL
Sandy W. says, "I have used R&B twice and have been more than satisfied. One time I had a few repairs/installations in my home that needed to be done and they were done promptly and efficiently--all was great! Another time, I had a very large desk that needed to be moved from one room to another. This required taking the door off of the first room to get the desk out. Even with the door off, it was a very narrow space to get the desk out. But they did it and I was and am very happy with the work R&B Restorations did for me. In addition to work quality, prefessionalism and responsiveness, they were punctual and their prices are very fair. I'll be calling them again when I have work to do in the house."See more
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Sandy W. says, "I have used R&B twice and have been more than satisfied. One time I had a few repairs/installations in my home that needed to be done and they were done promptly and efficiently--all was great! Another time, I had a very large desk that needed to be moved from one room to another. This required taking the door off of the first room to get the desk out. Even with the door off, it was a very narrow space to get the desk out. But they did it and I was and am very happy with the work R&B Restorations did for me. In addition to work quality, prefessionalism and responsiveness, they were punctual and their prices are very fair. I'll be calling them again when I have work to do in the house."

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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.

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 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.

Reviews for Joliet painters
Jean J.
This painting company did an excellent job! They showed up on time and my house looks fantastic. Highly recommend and will use this company again with future painting projects!!
Expressive Painting LLCExpressive Painting LLC
Shandra R.
Very prompt with responses and did a great job painting our office.
Odessy Painting Service’sOdessy Painting Service’s
Stephanie H.
Justin and his brother did a wonderful job painting our home. They sent us texts updating us everyday with the status of the project. They did a great job cleaning up everyday they were done working and a great job cleaning up after project was finished. We got an awesome high quality paint job for a very reasonable price. They were wonderful to work with.
The Paint BrigadeThe Paint Brigade
Jerry e.
Ken performed a fantastic job power washing, repairing and painting my home, I will definitely use him again for all my home improvement projects.
Spruze Up Home ImprovementSpruze Up Home Improvement
Ashley M.
Misael and Luis were super diligent. They arrived early and worked till the room was painted. I highly recommend their services. We love how everything turned out.
GM Construction IncGM Construction Inc
Zipporsha T.
My first experience with this contractor and I was pleasantly surprised especially on how thorough courteous and relatable he was. I would definitely use Paint Brigade again in the near future.
The Paint BrigadeThe Paint Brigade
Benjamin R.
Terrible, no insurance, overpriced, fixed a crack in ceiling 2 times and it’s still there. Paint footprints up my stairs. Eat chips out of my house without asking or offered, asked me to get him a coffee, I said no and that was after I gave him coffee in the morning, disappeared for 6 1/2 hours. Told me I needed more paint with store closing in 10 mins. Ran to get paint and he had a stranger in my house I asked who are you? He didn’t respond. Very weird. To paint a 700sq ft ceiling he wanted $700 he said he charges $300 more if it needs a second coat. I asked him to give me my money back since he failed 2 times to fix the crack. Don’t waste your time. Reported him for not having insurance. nothing was done correctly and he is always late. nothing in writing or no reciepts. reporting to thumbtack and BBB. SHUT HIM DOWN
Horacio's PaintingHoracio's Painting
Carol M.
Andrew and his crew came in to my 3800 square-foot home and painted everything including doors trim an accent walls while I was out of town. Absolutely gorgeous great job Andrew. We look forward to using you again. Photos to come.
Elite RenovationsElite Renovations
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