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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.

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.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a painter during the COVID-19 pandemic?

To stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to use virtual tools for communication. If you’re hiring local interior and exterior painters, contact them to see if they’ll set up a video call to assess your project. During this call, they can get a feel for what needs to be done and may be able to give you a price quote. 

Discuss potential plans and strategies for getting the work done safely. And ask whether they accept virtual or digital payments.

How can I find out if a painter is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

To figure out whether a painter is considered an essential service provider during the COVID-19 pandemic, visit your local jurisdiction or state’s government website for information.

The CISA website also provides a helpful resource: Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19. This page is intended for a national audience and includes 16 different categories of critical infrastructure sectors. Some jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure, but not all of them do.

Can I use digital payments to pay for painting services?

Many painters accept digital payments through Venmo, Square Cash, Google Pay, PayPal, Zelle and others. Due to COVID-19, others may quickly adopt this technology to maintain social distancing practices and follow health recommendations.

Contact professionals beforehand to ensure they’re able to accept digital payments and continue to follow safety guidelines throughout your interactions. Compare local interior and exterior painters’ profiles to see which types of payments they accept.

Reviews for Federal Hill painters
Patricia K.
Workers were friendly but work was sub par. Front door was painted with no prep and peeled a month later. Exterior windows were painted shut and took hours to work open. Also took hours to paint windows where edges were messy
Thumbtack Customer
Exterior painting of two porches
J. Starks Painting and Design LLCJ. Starks Painting and Design LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Billy did an excellent job painting my apartment. He worked with me to fit the job within my urgent timeline. He made sure that everything was taped and protected when painting. The paint job was very clean and well done. Highly recommend.
Affordable Home ContractorsAffordable Home Contractors
TattooWendell S.
Very great job on getting this exterior paint job done for me in 1 day. I will recommend Ronald for all my future painting and repairs
Andrew M.
Quick/professional service for all your room/house painting needs! We had a room done in our house, and will definitely be reaching out for future painting projects.
Strokes of GeniusStrokes of Genius
Thumbtack Customer
Saul and his team did a wonderful job painting the house. The work was done quickly and professionally. I would recommend SDAB Construction Services for painting to anyone that asks.
S D A B Services, LLCS D A B Services, LLC
Hannah P.
Great work! Will hire again for future painting!
Walter Painting LLCWalter Painting LLC
Andrea L.
They painted my townhouse quickly and efficiently. They worked with me on my schedule. I used them again to paint the interior walls and floor of my unfinished basement. Great work.
Familybiz LLCFamilybiz LLC
Gina N.
Jaime did an excellent painting job of our baseboards, chair railing, and trim in our living and dining room. We will definitely be hiring him again soon to do more painting.
Justin P.
I just used Alty Painting for a home painting project and I worked with Alexander Scott. He was quick to respond to all inquiries and the project was priced fairly. Alex is a true professional and I would refer him to anyone looking to complete a home project. Thank you again Alex and Alty Painting for your outstanding work!
Alty PaintingAlty Painting
Michelle R.
Top notch painting and in record time. The Benitez team arrived on time and were finished by lunch. Great quality paint job and at a good value. I’m very pleased with their work and highly recommend them!
Benítez paintingBenítez painting
Thumbtack Customer
They were prompt and did excellent work painting my living room, dining room, hallway and entrance. I plan to use them again for various projects (not just painting) around my house.
R&D RemodelingR&D Remodeling
Tina g.
Kudos to J Starks painting company for an impeccable job!! Vastina
J. Starks Painting and Design LLCJ. Starks Painting and Design LLC
Ralph B.
Great job! Will hire for all my future painting projects!
G&G MultiserviceG&G Multiservice
Thumbtack Customer
They were very polite and respectful and did a perfect job painting!
AJ Francis Painting- MD & NJAJ Francis Painting- MD & NJ
Sua M.
We had four rooms and two bathrooms painted with unusual tone of colors. Every single room was painted to full satisfaction! We appreciated all the timely responses, clear communications, professionalism and the friendly manner with which he conducted his work. We give our highest recommendation to him and will definitely hire him for our next painting job. Thanks!
Strokes of GeniusStrokes of Genius
Elaina G.
I am writing this review later than I received the service. They painted my classroom in early Aug and it came out beautiful! No streaks, no drips, no messy paint. The lines were perfect, the service was quickly completed. I will definitely use them again on any paint job I need completed! The room used to be an aqua blue. They covered it with a yellow, grey, and white.
Ayala’s Cleaning  and Painting Services!Ayala’s Cleaning and Painting Services!
Thumbtack Customer
She was terrific. She painted perfectly and it was just what I wanted.
Murals by ElaineMurals by Elaine
Daniel S.
2.5 rooms and a ceiling painted. Good estimate and completed the jobs quickly.
Strokes of GeniusStrokes of Genius
Colleen G.
Wonderful paint job at a very fair price. Paint looks extremely even and neat. The job was done thoroughly and quickly with great attention to detail. We are very happy with how our basement looks. Will definitely be using them again!
Pro Paint & CleaningPro Paint & Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
He painted my kitchen and hallway. He was fast and did a good job.
Affordable Home ContractorsAffordable Home Contractors
Thumbtack Customer
Billy is extremely helpful and responsive. He's painting the whole house very quickly and expertly.
Affordable Home ContractorsAffordable Home Contractors
Kent K.
Very good paint job. Very fast. On time. Cleaned up very well.
HG Home Restoration & Remodeling Services.HG Home Restoration & Remodeling Services.
Jordan D.
They were on time and did a great job painting my basement. Would recommend to anyone.
Benítez paintingBenítez painting
Thumbtack Customer
Eli and crew did a wonderful job painting our house. I was extremely pleased with their professionalism and timeliness. They gave great advice and did everything they promised. I will be using ABLE Organic Cleaning & Painting Services for other future projects and would recommend their services to anyone!
NUMA Construction Inc. | Home Improvement ServicesNUMA Construction Inc. | Home Improvement Services
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