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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 Schaumburg painters
Lynda R.
The level of expertise in painting my cabinets was outstanding. Ron Perry was detail oriented, conscientious of his work, and very personable. I will definitely have him back to paint my house interior.
Perry's Decorative Concrete and PaintingPerry's Decorative Concrete and Painting
Vince b.
Did a great job on some patch and paint work that was from another project. Very polite and professional. Had Jose come back a week later for another paint job. Will definitely use Jose again and will refer him to anybody looking for a professional. Thanks Jose .
Gorisa SPP Painting & Remodeling LLCGorisa SPP Painting & Remodeling LLC
Shashikant C.
Jamie from "Reynolds Painting & Drywall" and his crew painted the interior of our house. They did amazing job and the price was reasonable. My living room area was messed with earlier drywall and paint job which was needed to fix properly so that it should look like new. My expectation was to get roof and wall evenly. They worked hard and jumped to every details of work which has been asked by me and performed amazing job. He was very punctual and arrived every morning at the same time, we are incredibly happy and satisfied with them. We definitely use them again. We highly recommended them for any painting job.
Reynolds Painting & DrywallReynolds Painting & Drywall
Thumbtack Customer
Did a great job with painting rooms. Only problem is they still need to finish up on stairs and it has been a month.
Advanced Painting & Power Washing of IllinoisAdvanced Painting & Power Washing of Illinois
Jonte W.
Scammer.. paid deposit for job and didn’t show. His partner Deonta Johnson (815) 593-8555 was supposed to do flooring never came to work. Champs touch did 25% of the painting job but the work was awful. Asked painters to leave site. Didn’t prime bright color walls, painted over tape etc. DO NOT RECOMMEND
Champs TouchChamps Touch
Thumbtack Customer
Condo Painting & other small fixes. Roberto did an absolutely amazing job with painting & fixing some other small odds & ends with my 1000 sq ft condo. Very fair price, great work, and he is one incredibly upstanding guy. Couldn't have asked for more, everything turned out incredible! 5 out of 5 stars!
R & R Coatings Services Inc.R & R Coatings Services Inc.
Birju M.
Mike and his team at Property Pros did a WONDERFUL Job painting my new condominium! He visited my home, provided a honest evaluation of the walls/trims/baseboard/doors, and offered a very reasonable quote for the project. After asking a few questions, I could tell Mike is very knowledgeable and experienced in home painting. They started the job on Monday and finished by Thursday of the same week. Mike and his team were extremely punctual and on time. I’m very happy with the results and I would highly recommend working with Mike and his team to anyone looking to paint their home. You will not be disappointed!
Property ProsProperty Pros
Heidi W.
Kris did an amazing job with our bedrooms! He is very professional and detail oriented! I highly recommend his company for any paint job.
Kryber Artistic Remodeling Inc.Kryber Artistic Remodeling Inc.
Naren J.
Nick was very professional and timely in providing estimates. He was patient as I evaluated different options to paint the garage. I will definitely hire him again.
Nick ObrochtaNick Obrochta
Teresa K.
I needed my ceiling painted and gave very short notice due to new floors being installed but they managed to re-arrange their schedule to make it work!
Sebastian KiellerSebastian Kieller
Alina I.
Kris was very professional and friendly. His painting is good quality but our favorite part of working with him is that we felt we could communicate and trust him in our home without us there. He was reliable and completed all the work he promised. Kris promised to come back to fix very minor imperfections. We started with one project and hired him for two and will be hiring him again soon to finish painting the rest of the house. Two thumbs up for Kris!
Kryber Artistic Remodeling Inc.Kryber Artistic Remodeling Inc.
Marion A.
Juan was super easy to talk to and very professional. I had a deadline of when I needed the job done and he met that expectation. Very satisfied with the work and the people of JR Bros painting.
J.R. Bros painting & Remodeling inc.J.R. Bros painting & Remodeling inc.
Nazim K.
Carlos did a wonderful job painting my garage doors. He has all the right equipment for the job and he attention to detail shows in his work. Couldn't be happier and will definitely get in touch again for future work!
Carlos's Interior Painting LLCCarlos's Interior Painting LLC
Richard G.
Designer walls did a great job painting a 2 bedroom rental condo for me. Walls trim and ceiling were painted. Converting from old tan to a newer light gray. As part of the job, Designer Walls did drywall patch work in two areas where there were significant issues. Being able to get the work done right, in a timely manner, and for a good price was exactly what I was looking for. On top of this, Designer Walls worked with me to adjust the project start date since I ran into delays along the way. I recommend them.
Designer WallsDesigner Walls
Ali K.
Brian was very personable and gave a great competitive price to paint the exterior doors. He was able to come out on same day nd took the time to explain the process and asked a couple questions before doing something that we may or may not have wanted done.
Brian's PaintingBrian's Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Jesus came out the next day and gave me a quote. We agreed on a date and he and his crew arrived on time and started right away. They worked very hard on a hot and humid day without the A/C on. I hired them to paint my vaulted ceiling and to paint the old laminate paneling in my family room. It turned out beautifully and they cleaned up everything when they were done. I will definitely hire them for all my projects. Jesus called me the next day to follow up and make sure everything was to my satisfaction. He is a very good person and I highly recommend him. Thank you
Painting Brothers corpPainting Brothers corp
Thumbtack Customer
Jose is an experienced and professional individual. He just painted my kitchen and part of my family room. He saw flaws in my walls that I couldn't see and plastered everything to perfection. Very honest, detailed and excellent. I'm so happy with my new kitchen!
JA Complete HandymanJA Complete Handyman
Grace C.
Very happy with the work done by ESL Painting! Ramon went above and beyond for us and we're so thankful. He was quick, job was done beautifully and he made sure we were happy with it every step of the way. Definitely recommend and will be calling him for future work!!
ESL Painting & Decorating Inc.ESL Painting & Decorating Inc.
Meg S.
This is the only company I would go with for a very long time. I will recommend to everyone I know. They take their time to make sure their customers are happy, even if it means helping you compare color from color from color. It's all in the name - our house has quality house painting. No doubt about it.
Home Enhancers Painting & DeckingHome Enhancers Painting & Decking
Thumbtack Customer
Glenn did a wonderful job with painting work and some handy man stuff at my Condo. He arrived on time and was diligent to take care of the in very detail. In order to make sure that the job gets done on time, he had one helper - so that his customer is satisfied. I would recommend him fro any handyman related work around your house.
Glenn Stevens Home Repairs & Remodeling ServicesGlenn Stevens Home Repairs & Remodeling Services
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