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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 Sterling Heights painters
Leela K.
Did a good job of painting my house interiors
USA construction and paintingUSA construction and painting
Thumbtack Customer
We wanted a really dark green paint over half-painted plaster walls, and Sal came out to paint it but it didn't cover really well... I think it was my fault because the room was about 50 degrees that day!! So he fixed it with no hassle and it looks amazing. Very responsive, easy to work with. I'm happy I hired him.
S.Biondo CompanyS.Biondo Company
Erin R.
Such great people and they didnt great job painting. Would hire them again!!!
Touch of Paint LLCTouch of Paint LLC
Rick M.
I am glad we found Ashton and his company. He was professional and punctual at all times. There was never any mess left cleaned up at the end of each day. Would highly recommend Speakman Painting to anyone that needs painting on their home
speakmans paintingspeakmans painting
Dave J.
Astrit was very professional. He worked hard and painted my fathers home. He was fast and clean. Very good work. Thank you will be using again in the future.
A and D painting and DrywallA and D painting and Drywall
Holly A.
Mario did a great job! He was punctual, professional, and cleaned up very well when he was done painting. I would highly recommend hiring him.
Mario's Quality Painting LLCMario's Quality Painting LLC
Cathy B.
Mike and Will painted my family room with a cathedral ceiling! They did a fantastic job. I’m so happy with the results! I would definitely recommend them to friends and family!
United Consulting ServicesUnited Consulting Services
Thumbtack Customer
Thank you G & I Painting. You guys did an amazing job. I highly recommend this team to everyone. Thank you so much again for your amazing job.
G&I Painting and Renovations LLCG&I Painting and Renovations LLC
Pamela v.
Check for Insurance and License !! Bishop came to our home for painting estimate, gave us the speech, said he would text the quote. Never heard from him again even though I sent several texts and emails?
Champion Building & RemodelingChampion Building & Remodeling
Debbi M.
We couldn't be happier with the work John did in our home. John put up base and crown molding, he did a great job of matching our existing crown & base, and he freshened up our existing crown to where it looks brand new. He had great suggestions for choosing the right paint colors, and we are just thrilled with how our home looks. I have already recommended John to two of my co-workers. The next time we have any painting or other projects that need to be done we are definitely calling John.
JTR Cabinet RefinishingJTR Cabinet Refinishing
Julian A.
Heather and Steve blew our project out of the water! Very professional and friendly towards my Wife and I. We are extremely satisfied without a doubt! We will most definitely be contacting them for future projects for our beautiful home! Thank you Touch of Paint LLC
Touch of Paint LLCTouch of Paint LLC
Michael S.
Can't say enough about this Company. Joseph was the most courteous person that I have worked with. His interior Painting was excellent and Complete. There was no mess and every thing was cleaned up. There is no down payment and he makes sure that you are completely satisfied before making your payment. Highly Highly Recommend this Company!
Thumbtack Customer
Outstanding service, polite and curtious. I had a bright red bedroom that needed primer and paint to go to a neutral cremé color + the ceiling. Joe arrived on time, explained everything to me, provided covering for the floors and furniture, sanded the walls and provided patch work for holes. Overall great service; super impressed with the job. Would definitely recommend to others!
Sonya H.
We were extremely pleased with the painting of our home’s exterior features. Mario was very easy to work with as he was professional and very efficient. He took the time to thoroughly understand our requests and he delivered above our expectations. I can’t wait to hire him again for our upcoming projects. Thank you Mario for responding to us quickly and more so, for completing the job the exceeded our expectations.
Mario's Quality Painting LLCMario's Quality Painting LLC
Thumbtack Customer
I had my whole house and garage exterior painted. ***Wow*** my experience with this company far exceeded all expectations! Tracy, a color specialist, guided me into choosing the perfect colors that would 'contemporize' my worn n' tired looking black/white '79 colonial. The transformation was nothing short of amazing! I love it. The painter did a great job. He was timely, reliable and hard working. I am very happy with this company. Kudos to Tracy and the Painter on a job well done. I would definitely hire them again for future projects.
Creative Painters PlusCreative Painters Plus
Bryana W.
Im not one to complain or be pettty. However, the way this painter/owner operates is very unprofessional. I should have followed my first mind when he was hours late for our scheduled estimate appointment. A 3 day paint job turned into 3weeks and the job is still not complete. He was late ever day he came to work. I communicated that I understand things come up, I just ask for communication if your running late or can no longer come on the scheduled dates agreed upon. I was always the one reaching out to confirm the times either the day before or day of. Then and only then is when he would say he would be late or can not make it. He has now gone MIA and I’m left to have to hire a new contractor. As a business owner myself I understand the pressure. However, the customer service/communication piece is so imperative. I encourage this owner to learn and do better.
Painting With PerfectionPainting With Perfection
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