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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 Belmont painters
Nanette F.
Good job. Paint looks great
Straight Edge PaintStraight Edge Paint
Jennifer E.
Great job I will hire him again anytime I need painting.
TruCoat PaintingTruCoat Painting
Thumbtack Customer
They painted my entire house in less than 24 hours. Did a great job!
Bravo Professional ContractorsBravo Professional Contractors
Allison b.
Josh did a great job and was very accommodating to our tight schedule. He was friendly, professional, and honest. The room didn’t require as much paint as initially quoted and didn’t charge for the additional can of paint. I highly recommend and will be using him again in the future!
C&S PaintingC&S Painting
Julya M.
The owner & team are excellent listeners, and they really want to ensure you are happy with their work and your choices. They are flexible and accommodating, and willing to work with specific and detailed requests. The team members that came to paint were amiable and personable. There were a lot of touch-points along the way and they were super responsive, even to small things that could wait. They did an excellent job (and painted about 90% of my new home), but for me the best part about working with the Byrd Paint Company was their integrity and how much they care about what they do and their clients' happiness.
Byrd Paint CompanyByrd Paint Company
Thumbtack Customer
Cesar did an AMAZING job painting our living room, dining room, kitchen, very high entry ceiling, bathroom, doors, ceilings, and trim!!! Seriously, I feel like we got very lucky finding him. He's a man of many talents, and we will likely use him again for other projects. My husband and I HIGHLY recommend him. So happy with our newly painted home!! :-)
CA Remodeling & Maintenance IncCA Remodeling & Maintenance Inc
Susan P.
I am very pleased with the job Eric did painting our kitchen cabinets, he is very professional, detail oriented and a pleasure to work with , I would definitely work with him again
restoration transformationsrestoration transformations
Andrea K.
I worked with the owner, Michael and his staff Monique. They were super friendly, always had a smile, and did outstanding work. I will definitely be hiring him for any future painting projects.
All Star Painting & Home ImprovementAll Star Painting & Home Improvement
Dale W.
Marcus responded quickly, to a last minute small job we needed done, and did excellent work. He is a professional painter, with the skill set and experience to match. All my painting work will be going to Marcus from here on.
Nathan W.
I actually did not get to work with Albert but wanted to thank him for being such a professional. His timeline was a little longer than our project could wait; however, I’ve personally experienced many painters who will respond quickly, start a job - along with many others - and take many weeks to finish the job because they’re afraid to turn down a job or give a legitimate timeline. Even with the potential of not being hired for the job, he stuck with an honest timeline knowing he already had other customers in the queue to whom he was already committed to completing their jobs. Albert also spent time giving advice and contacts to help complete our job even knowing we may have to seek assistance elsewhere. He was more concerned about us getting the job done correctly and what to expect as a reasonable price to pay a paint contractor for our job. And……he actually shows up himself to quote jobs instead of having hired help driving from one potential job to another trying to drum up business. So you won’t have to wait a week to get a quote or, worse, not hear back from the contractor at all. I felt compelled to give Albert feedback even though we weren’t able to retain his services (time-sensitive project). So two thumbs up to this gentleman for integrity, quality, promptness, and great pricing. Yes, his quote was good too!
A Touch of a BrushA Touch of a Brush
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