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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 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 get the outside of your house painted?

You can expect to pay around $2,535 to get the outside of your house painted, though this cost will increase with larger house sizes (and decrease with smaller ones). The average hourly rate for exterior painters is $45 and ranges from $25-$75.

Wood, brick, stucco, vinyl, aluminum and stone each have their own set of demands. Contact exterior painters near you to get a detailed cost estimate for your house.

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.

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.

Are there ways to be safe if I hire a painter when social distancing?

If you hire a painter, maintain at least 6 feet of distance at all times, sanitize involved surfaces and spaces, and use digital payment services instead of cash or a check. When contacting and consulting with a painter, make sure you discuss a plan that will keep everyone safe while the painter works on your project.

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.

What should I expect from a painting contractor?

You should expect an estimate based on an actual examination of the house, as well as a plan for exactly what the painter will do. During the job, the painters should behave professionally while working as efficiently as possible to complete the job in a reasonable timeframe. Afterward, the only evidence of the paint job should be the paint itself — a professional contractor will clean up thoroughly once a job is done. 

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Reviews for Olive Branch painters
Keith T.
I hired CR Painting to paint home exterior and to repair and paint drywall on exterior back porch ceiling. Clemente and his team did an outstanding job. While I typically don’t provide reviews, I wanted to share my experience with CR Painting. I highly recommend CR Painting.
CR painting and  home repairsCR painting and home repairs
Rose’s Painting All Pro is the best painting service I’ve ever worked with. The quality of service they provide is of exceptional quality. I will definitely call on Rose’s in the future!
Rose’s Painting All PRORose’s Painting All PRO
Lena c.
Always had a pleasant matter. Walked me through the repair and paint process. He listened to my plans and went out of his way to make it happened. I will use CR again to paint the inside of my house.
CR painting and  home repairsCR painting and home repairs
Muriel Z.
I liked everything about Charles; he responded quickly to my request to paint a large room with lots of wood trim. He was punctual professional, and very efficient. His price was great so I gave him a big tip because I didn’t feel like he charged me enough. I only had a few days to paint this room so I called him on a Saturday and he was on my doorstep Monday morning with paint and equipment. He picked up the paint for me. He then cleaned up all his materials and washed his brushes . Great experience and a great and courteous man.
C & G Painting
Matt D.
Four Aspects worked around my schedule and stayed late to get a paint job done. Highly recommend
4 Aspects Remodeling and Painting,LLC4 Aspects Remodeling and Painting,LLC
Ayonna H.
The whole crew was very professional and my 2 bedrooms look very good. Can’t wait to hire them again for the rest of my painting.
CR painting and  home repairsCR painting and home repairs
Thumbtack Customer
Liberty Painting did a fantastic job!!! On time, high quality and within budget, would recommend them to anyone seeking a professional job and courteous service with a smile!
Liberty PaintingLiberty Painting
Devin H.
David is very professional. The quality of his work is very good. He also gets the job done FAST. I would suggest Shelby Painting for anyone looking to get their house a new color.
Shelby PaintingShelby Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Tim did a great job painting our house. He got everything done in a timely fashion and everything looks great. I would recommend him to anyone and would hire him again if needed.
All Wall Concepts Paint & RenovateAll Wall Concepts Paint & Renovate
Houston r.
I can not say enough good things about the quality of work and the level of professional service from Phoenix Remodeling and Painting. Al completed the project on time, provided great value, and even made a few key suggestions to help ensure that we would be 100% satisfied. My wife and I are super happy that we decided to choose Phoenix Remodeling & Painting to handle staining our outdoor deck. If you want a team that will do it right and go above and beyond; Go with Phoenix !! We will no doubt call them again for future projects.
Phoenix Painting specialistPhoenix Painting specialist
Thumbtack Customer
Mr. Munns was very professional. He did an outstanding job on the exterior of my home. He was very quick to respond, came on time, and finished the work within the time frame promised. I will be hiring him again for some interior painting.
Liberty PaintingLiberty Painting
Thumbtack Customer
David Munns gave us a very reasonable price. He showed up faithfully around 8-9 and worked hard till about 3-4 pm. He was also able to purchase paint at a great price. He is trustworthy and does a great job.
Liberty PaintingLiberty Painting
Matt C.
Victor and his crew did an amazing job on my kitchen cabinets and wall painting. They showed up each day on time with positive attitudes and went above and beyond to ensure a quality project. Below are the before and after pics in the transformation to a white kitchen. Would highly recommend!
Fernandez PaintingFernandez Painting
Brigette P.
Where do I start. Martha painted our first house inside and out in February to get ready to place on the market! I had dings,holes etc the house looked brand new it was amazing!!! Fast forward to May we hired Martha again for our new home!! 3600sq repainted every inch of the house inside and out! Amazing!! The best part is I was 100% comfortable and the weeks it took her to paint she let herself in and out. I was never worried or had to keep watch! When job was done she went above an beyond to clean and make sure I was 1000% satisfied! I can provide any other comments needed!!!
Don F.
If the AP would have let me pick all 5 of the previous selections I would. Mr. Asfour was always here right when he said he would be. He kept the work area clean and as tidy as you could in a large painting project. He stayed on our project and worked tirelessly until it was done. We will definitely call him again for projects we want help with.
4 Aspects Remodeling and Painting,LLC4 Aspects Remodeling and Painting,LLC
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