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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 Lynn painters
Nichole m.
Great experience with Roland painting! Highly recommend. He completed a difficult wall paper removal, wall repairs, and painting job in our condo hallway and it looks good as new.
Roland Painting, LLCRoland Painting, LLC
Deborah G.
I am very happy with the painting of my bathroom. Rainbow pro's painters were polite and thorough with clean up. I plan to use rainbow pro for future home painting projects. Yes,I would recommend
Rainbow Painting Pro LLCRainbow Painting Pro LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Great experience. Exterior paint job was beautiful and price quoted very reasonable. Very happy with work!
Lou's Painting CompanyLou's Painting Company
Bryan F.
Lou and his team painted the entire inside of my new home as well as painted our cabinets (from brown to white)...and everything came our just as I wanted! I was nervous, at first, about the cabinets and not being able to find the right person to do the job. After seeing one of Lou's videos of his team spraying the cabinets vs. painting I knew I had to go with them. They paid very keene attention to detail and could have been more happy!! Huge thanks to Lou and his team (already talking about using them again ;)
Lou's Painting CompanyLou's Painting Company
Melanie C.
They did a fabulous job painting trim, doors and wall. Good work for a good price. Will definitely be hiring them again in the future for any other projects.
Thumbtack Customer
Leo did an amazing job painting the interior of house. He was very friendly, hardworking and a pleasure to work with. The quality of his work was second to none. Thanks Leo!
Nichole m.
Orlando and his great did a great job or scraping, sanding and re-painting our front entrance way and door. They were able to complete the project in one day and at a reasonable prices.
Orlando's painting & svc incOrlando's painting & svc inc
Richard L.
Galvez Painting was great. They provided a thorough estimate, contract and payment schedule. The team was punctual and efficient. I couldn’t be happier with the quality of the work it looks like a brand new house. Highly recommended.
Galvez PaintingGalvez Painting
Melissa m.
Did an amazing job on my old beat up staircase. I didn’t think it was possible for it to look brand new and it does. Excellent communication and on time. Hard to find honest dependable people. Would highly recommend. Will use for all my upcoming painting projects.
Empire pro painting IncEmpire pro painting Inc
Razzie S.
Anthony did an excellent job on a project in my home. He responded very quickly. We were able to discuss what I wanted done and any additional details. He showed up on time, was very professional and finished the project very quickly. I would highly recommend him to anyone that needs a painting project done.
Anthony Gaudette PaintingAnthony Gaudette Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Mr. Netto is a great find. He is prompt and courteous, really knows the painting business and gets the job done quickly with professional results. His prices are extremely reasonable and he is easy to work with. He does not hesitate to ask a question--he will not just push forward if he is not sure of the requirements. We can recommend his without hesitation.
Jeff Painting & General Service Inc.Jeff Painting & General Service Inc.
Cara Z.
Leo painted my maple cabinets (SW Ice Cube) and my kitchen walls (SW Evening Shadow). I love that he sprayed the cabinets (inside and out) and used high-quality products. He presented me immediately with a reasonable quote, he e-mailed me a professional contract, he sent a color specialist to my home (included in price), he sent referrals, took time to explain the project, he guarantees his work, and he left everything clean. Perhaps most importantly, the craftsmanship on the cabinets is top notch! He added extra touches (like applying door pads and spraying a stool that I requested). I have high standards and would not just hire anybody for such an intricate and long project. I highly recommend Total Pro Services for kitchen cabinet painting! Thank you, Leo!
Total Pro PaintersTotal Pro Painters
Nick C.
Nilso and his team did an excellent job on the entire fist floor of my house including the cabinets, trim, ceilings and walls. The job was done on time and on budget and Nilso provided his expert opinion through out the entire process. I would highly recommend GHI for any home painting project. I look forward to having Nilso and his team back at my home this winter for additional work.
GHI Fine Painting & WoodworkingGHI Fine Painting & Woodworking
Evander P.
Ricardo transfromed our kitchen and living room with his paint job. The walls are perfectly smooth and our house looks so freshened up and brand new! He went above and beyond for my wife and I. He was very kind and worked really hard while being here. My wife and I are very happy with our new color! Thank you Ricardo, we will definitely be returning customers!
A!C Painting Services ProA!C Painting Services Pro
Tara C.
Jimmy and his team did an amazing job with my home. He answered all of my questions and gave suggestions along the way. He painted the interior of our entire house including cabinets. They were also able to replace my backsplash in my kitchen and install some new lighting. I couldn’t be happier with his work and his team. I would highly recommend and I will be bringing them back again for additional work in the spring.
Decelle Design & Co.Decelle Design & Co.
Linda F.
What a great company! We wanted to change our kitchen cabinets from natural wood to white but our cabinets were in great shape. We decided to have them painted instead. I was skeptical at first but once I spoke to Nilson we were confident we had the right person for the job. Well we weren't wrong! The cabinets look wonderful. They look like new cabinets without the mess and cost. Nilson and his team are wonderful. He inspects every detail. Thanks Nilson, we love our new kitchen so much.
GHI Fine Painting & WoodworkingGHI Fine Painting & Woodworking
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