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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 Brockton painters
Kristine m.
Rainbow Painting did an amazing job on my ceilings, doors and trim in my home! The crew was amazing! They were on time, professional and the work is stunning! If you need painting done, call Rainbow!
Rainbow Painting Pro LLCRainbow Painting Pro LLC
Jami L.
Andrew and his team did an amazing interior paint job on my new home. I contacted Andrew and he responded immediately and scheduled to come by as soon as we closed. He checked in frequently and came to assess the project exactly when he said he would. The crew took their time and their meticulous work shows! The three rooms they painted look great! I’m so happy with the results and can’t wait to schedule a time for them to paint my kitchen.
Ma and pops painting llcMa and pops painting llc
Gerawlyn D.
I cannot say enough about how easy it was to work with Tony on my painting project. he was prompt, professional, worked according to my schedule and did a fantastic job. His price was very fair. In fact him and his crew did such a great job I am hiring him to paint both of my bedrooms within the next month. He painted my livingroom, hallway and dining area and my brand new plaster ceilings. I am beyond happy with the results
Taracenas Painting services CorpTaracenas Painting services Corp
Tija W.
He did an excellent job, very professional and cleaned up after he finished painting. I will use him again in the future.
Cruz PaintingCruz Painting
Joyce N.
Artem is a wonderful worker. He took great care to protect other areas of my home as he painted. I would call him again in a heartbeat.
AbsoluteAbsolute
Abdon J.
Nilso was very Professional, he did an excellent painting job. We could not have been happier with the results. The cabinets looks like brand new now. I would highly recomend.
GHI Fine Painting & WoodworkingGHI Fine Painting & Woodworking
Mckenzy D.
James was a great help and I will be giving him a call for my painting needs in the future. James was informative and always explained everything he was doing and the reasoning behind it. My only regret is not finding James sooner.
Dellamano Quality PaintingDellamano Quality Painting
Ceasar M.
What a great team. Tony and crew are extremely professional and all around nice people. We just brought a house that needed the entire first floor painted. Ceilings detail molding etc. Not only did they do a great job painting, but at the end of each day they cleaned the work area and neatly put their things away so we could use the rooms. We are extremely satisfied with the quality of the work and highly recommend them. When we get ready to do the second floor rooms we will be calling them
TONYS PAINTING MV LLCTONYS PAINTING MV LLC
Licia H.
Tom is a very pleasant hard-working professional. I look forward to using his services for all my indoor and outdoor paint projects. He does a great job I would recommend him to family and friends!
Tom Carroll PaintingTom Carroll Painting
Thumbtack Customer
I am beyond thrilled with my experience with Shawn. I had my living room and my kitchen painted at a very affordable price in comparison to other painters in the area. I walked into my house and it felt like a completely different house. It was absolutely beautiful. Shawn is super responsive and flexible. Can't wait to have another room done!
Shawn Roberts Painting PlusShawn Roberts Painting Plus
Barbara B.
L M cleaning services - I couldn’t of chose a better company, I love the work, they did all my woodwork white , it looks fantastic and they did a great job on my ceilings too, I’m having them back to paint my rooms next. Thank you for the wonderful job , and friendly service. They cleaned up after they were done A+ L M
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Vishal M.
I needed an accent wall, my kitchen island, and my stairs repainted and he did a great job. He responded same day showed up at 10 am on superbowl Sunday and had everything painted in time so it was dry before a few friends came over. He did the job quickly and effectively and cleaned up the whole area. I would definitely recommend him and will probably reach out to him again.
A!C Painting Services ProA!C Painting Services Pro
Krishna P.
I love DeAndre he does amazing work and is a perfectionist. Please do not hesitate to hire him you will not be disappointed... I needed a painter as I just bought a home as a first time home owner with no knowledge of how I was going to get help fixing it to my liking. DeAndre was very responsive and showed up and showed out... He went above and beyond to make the four rooms painted as perfect as every... He even repaired my walls bringing them back to new... incredible work... Hire him!!!! Thank me later...
Gifted Hands Painting, LLCGifted Hands Painting, LLC
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