Find a painter near Carmel, IN

Find a painter near Carmel, IN

25 near you

Find a painter near Carmel, IN

25 near you

Give us a few details and we’ll match you with the right pro.

Zip code

Top 10 Painters near Carmel, IN

Q & A

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 Carmel painters
Ronald L.
Todd and Jason did an awesome job. Todd spayed painted my large bathroom cabinet with a showroom finish to perfectly match my new vanity, and Jason painted my bathroom walls and baseboards with great detail. Todd Gines "Professional Painting" is what you get! Ron L.
Professional PaintingProfessional Painting
Thomas C.
A friendly , professional Company. A pleasant, dedicated paint crew.
Painter1 of IndianapolisPainter1 of Indianapolis
Jordyn k.
Superior paintings did an amazing job painting majority of the rooms in the house we just bought! It was a relief to have such reliable painters to do quality work on our house while we get ready for our out-of-state move.
Superior Painting ServicesSuperior Painting Services
Kristyn M.
Excellent experience with competitive pricing. We will definitely use them again for our painting needs!
Johnson Fine PaintingJohnson Fine Painting
Laurie C.
Jorge and his team did an excellent job on our exterior paint job in Carmel, IN. They painted all of our trim, gutters, shutters, garage door, siding on the back of the house and screened in porch frame. He was very responsive during the entire process, extremely professional and the quality of work is a 10/10. I would highly recommend and would hire again!
Cruz servicesCruz services
Mike R.
We had sent out multiple quotes to paint two staircases with tall walls (18') and Indy was reasonably priced. So we went with them. They arrived on time and ready to work. The job went well and not only did they do a wonderful job, but the price agreed upon was the price paid. I definitely recommend and will use them going forward with all our painting projects.
Indy Painting UnlimitedIndy Painting Unlimited
Thumbtack Customer
Nestor and his team are doing a great job. Fast, well priced using quality paint, & very nice to work with. I will hire him again.
nestor'services llcnestor'services llc
Seun O.
I got multiple quotes for the painting project I wanted to undertake. Shield Coatings was incredibly competitive on pricing and ordinarily I’m always weary of going with the lowest bidder but they did an outstanding job. They were on time, professional, and even did more than what they were contracted to do. After a couple coats of paint, Keenan informed me that he felt like the final product would look better with some caulking. They procured and applied the caulk and put a third coat of paint, all the while upholding their original quote. I can’t say enough about this company. I will be using them again and definitely recommending them!
Shield Coatings LLCShield Coatings LLC
Joe H.
Great work, great price, great service. We ended up having them paint the entire main floor of our house and they did a fantastic job.
Express Custom Painting & RemodelingExpress Custom Painting & Remodeling
Thumbtack Customer
The price was good for the value. However there was some paint on our door trim and lights. Very quick to come out and complete the job which was just what we needed.
United Painters IndyUnited Painters Indy
Brady H.
J. Cruz called me back within 30 minutes of my request and was able to complete my interior painting job the same day, would use again
Cruz servicesCruz services
Ahmed A.
Excellent work they showed up on time and finish the gob quality and cleanly amazing work it’s my first baby room and they made it look amazing I’ll definitely gonna hire them for my other future painting job
Shield Coatings LLCShield Coatings LLC
Diane T.
Katelyn and Joe were great. I would hire them again without reservations. Very friendly, great job with painting and good cleanup. I would definitely recommend them to anyone looking for great painters at reasonable prices
Love Sheay Painting & CleaningLove Sheay Painting & Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Nestor and his crew painted my family room,dining area, kitchen and ceilings (which required some repair). They did an excellent job - and left the area spotless. Reasonable prices - I plan on hiring him soon for another job. Highly recommend. Plus he is just a really nice guy!
nestor'services llcnestor'services llc
Natalie B.
Exceptional work, great talent, very pleased with the mural. The idea was to have a wall mural to look like a stone panel next to it and the mural came out exactly like the stone! It is very hard to find the difference between the two (see the pictures). Amazing work! Highly recommend Tanya to anyone who is looking for mural painting.
Faces by TanyaFaces by Tanya
Emily N.
We had a great experience with Indy Painting Unlimited. Mark, David and Meg were great. They did a fantastic job. They devoted time to prepping the walls so the finish was perfect. Lines were very clean, could not be happier. Pricing was transparent and fair. I highly recommend this company and were a pleasure to work with. Do not hesitate to book, you will not be disappointed.
Indy Painting UnlimitedIndy Painting Unlimited
Ready to find a pro?

See more reviews, compare prices, and hire your favorite pros all with Thumbtack.

Why hire professionals on Thumbtack?
Free to use

You never pay to use Thumbtack: Get cost estimates, contact pros, and even book the job—all for no cost.

Compare prices side-by-side

You’ll know how much your project costs even before booking a pro.

Hire with confidence

With access to 1M+ customer reviews and the pros’ work history, you’ll have all the info you need to make a hire.