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3. JDL Refinishing
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Cabinet Painting

  • Serves Detroit, MI
I hired JDL Refinishing to repaint my cabinets. I was very please right from the start. The communication was Great! James showed up on time for the consultation and explained the entire process. His background sold me and I hired him on the spot. We scheduled the work to be done the following week. Once again James showed up on time and was very detailed orientated. He was very thorough to tape, paper and plastic everything off keep my home nice and clean while the work was being done. I was amazed at the finish product. I couldn't believe those were my same tired old cabinets with a new face lift!! It was a night and day difference at a fraction of the cost verse replacing them all. I definitely would use JDL Refinishing again and have already recommended him to some of my friends.See more
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I hired JDL Refinishing to repaint my cabinets. I was very please right from the start. The communication was Great! James showed up on time for the consultation and explained the entire process. His background sold me and I hired him on the spot. We scheduled the work to be done the following week. Once again James showed up on time and was very detailed orientated. He was very thorough to tape, paper and plastic everything off keep my home nice and clean while the work was being done. I was amazed at the finish product. I couldn't believe those were my same tired old cabinets with a new face lift!! It was a night and day difference at a fraction of the cost verse replacing them all. I definitely would use JDL Refinishing again and have already recommended him to some of my friends.

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 Detroit painters
Hazel B.
We were very happy with Bella Painting. Easy to work with, flexible with our schedule. They did a big job that many painting contractors were not eager to do. Would definitely hire again
Bella's painting & remodelingBella's painting & remodeling
Ju W.
Christian was hired to paint my mother's entire home. Both him and his employees were courteous, on time and did a great job on painting and correcting some previous water damage areas. Highly recommend hiring!
christian robinsonchristian robinson
Ron W.
Diamond Painting certainly is best-in-class, they provided quality work for a great price!
Diamond Painting LLCDiamond Painting LLC
Brandon W.
I needed to have my interior kitchen cabinets painted. I contacted Major League Painting and Improvements, LLC and Jermaine were very accommodating as he was able to squeeze my job in during a busy time of year for them. Cody was the crewperson who came out to complete the job out. Before completing the task, we did a final walk-through to ensure that they hadn't missed any spots. Once Cody was finished, he wanted to ensure that I was satisfied with his work. I was because he did a fantastic job painting. He was amiable and arrived very punctually, worked hard, and straightened up before leaving. I will be using Major League Painting and Improvements, LLC Perfect again, and highly recommend them for your home improvement needs as well.
Major League Painting and Improvements, LLCMajor League Painting and Improvements, LLC
Beth G.
Jose was awesome !! Very professional and kind. We will definitely hire him again. He worked quick to paint our bathroom ! Thank you Jose 😀😀
Jose garayJose garay
Elizabeth S.
Aly and Travis did a fantastic job painting the house we just purchased. They did a total refresh on all three floors, removed some wallpaper and put up new smoke/co2 detectors throughout the house. Their pricing was extremely reasonable. Aly came to give an estimate on a Sunday and was back there the next day prepping the house for paint. I was a little nervous hiring someone off of thumbtack (it was my first time) but I am so glad I that we took a chance. It really couldn’t have worked out better! We will be using them in the future and definitely recommending them to friends that need painting done. They are great!
Travis JenkinsTravis Jenkins
Ashley S.
I live in a very old townhouse that’s had significant damage to the wood stairs, Frank (Prek) was able to paint them in a way that finally made them look beautiful! He also completed a perfect accent wall in my master bedroom and a fresh paint job in my kitchen, all in 2 days. He was punctual, professional, and did a beautiful job. Absolutely will hire again!
MPG Painting and Epoxy CoatingsMPG Painting and Epoxy Coatings
Erica R.
Jeff was wonderful the price was unbeatable especially for the great quality of work. Very professional and knowledgeable every detail was great! if I need anything else painted I will definitely call him again
Wiseworks LLCWiseworks LLC
Tim C.
Cabinet Couture was very responsive at any time of the day or night. They even completed the project ahead of schedule with an exceptional level of quality. I highly recommend Cabinet Couture for any cabinet painting project.
Cabinet CoutureCabinet Couture
Thumbtack Customer
Painting the kitchen took longer than the original estimate with kitchen cabinetry, doors & hardware, but Tim was the consummate all-around pro, helping out with extras like picking up and installing a new bi-fold door. I would highly recommend him!
Complete paint and drywallComplete paint and drywall
Sean J.
Had Travis paint the interior of a large historic property, repainting an older less professional job with some challenging dark colors to go over. He did great! Place looks better than it ever has. Was a in constant communication with me the entire time.
Travis JenkinsTravis Jenkins
Thumbtack Customer
We have been at our new home for a year now and the house needed a paint job on the inside. We went on thumb tack and Aaron was the quickest company to get in touch with us. There were other people contacting us but after speaking with Aaron, we had a good feeling about working with him; so we chose to work with him and it paid off. Aaron and his staff cleaned our gutters and painted the inside of our house. We found out the he does flooring and he refinished the hardwood floor in the Sun room. Aaron was very honest and up - front about his pricing and what he can do and he delivered. He and his staff worked very quickly and effortlessly. They also went back over their work to make sure it was done correctly. We appreciate Aaron because he operates with integrity and he gets the job done. We recommend Midnight Sun, Inc. Thanks Aaron, The Collins
MidNight Sun Inc.MidNight Sun Inc.
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