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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 Burlington painters
Mariel E.
Painting job was very well done.
JD PAINTINGJD PAINTING
Shannon J.
Israel did a wonderful job painting some of the interior rooms of my new home. I will definitely be hiring him again once I have more money in my painting budget!
Lopez PaintingLopez Painting
Corey B.
JD Painting was able to turn a dream into a reality within no time. Came by to offer a free quote on Saturday and offered to come first thing Monday morning. They had my parents house painted in one day! Great work!!
JD PAINTINGJD PAINTING
Thumbtack Customer
Very satisfied with services provided by Carlos wonderful painting job with prompt service
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Marilyn p.
JD painting was an absolute pleasure to work with. Great price, excellent quality of work. Punctual. Highly recommended!!!!
JD PAINTINGJD PAINTING
Vernon W.
Great work wife and I was very pleased with the work from Lopez painting we highly recommend contacting before making a deal anywhere else
Lopez PaintingLopez Painting
Courtney J.
These guys did an excellent job! Prices are reasonable and I have already scheduled for them to come back and paint the rest of my home. Quality work. I was very pleased with the results.
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Caletha w.
The workmanship was awesome. I hate spending money and his work made it so much more easy to part with it, lol....Price was fair, don't have any complaints at all. Planning our next painting adventure now!
JD PAINTINGJD PAINTING
Shirley N.
E&L (Eddy) was very responsive, completed the job before the agreed upon timeline. He was punctual and it was so easy and great working with Eddy. The final paint job was beyond my expectation, and he was also very affordable. Thanks for the great job!
E&L paintingE&L painting
Dorinda Z.
Had them paint interior walls of whole house. They were fast, charged a great price, and were very friendly. I would definitely use them again! As a matter of fact, I’ve already got them lined up for another job for me.
PRISMA Company Painting&RenovationPRISMA Company Painting&Renovation
Aaron W.
Team arrived promptly at the expected time and got the job done fast and efficiently! They told me it would take 2 days but were able to complete the entire job in one day without compromising quality. I highly recommend and will work with JD Painting in the future.
JD PAINTINGJD PAINTING
Rinell S.
Jesus was very quick from the start with his response, and follow up with an estimate. He arrived on time both days with all equipment in hand and at the time he indicated. He and his partner worked diligently to complete the job in two day and it was a pretty good size job. They left my space clean, no drips, no stains and the paint job looked great. I plan to use Jesus again and have recommended him already to friends.
JD PAINTINGJD PAINTING
Jessica G.
Israel was very honest and did everything that i asked him to do neatly and professionally regarding painting my home. He was dedicated to doing a good job and to making sure that I liked his work when he was finished. He even suggested that if I didn’t like something after it was dry that he would come back to repaint it which was very thoughtful of him. I appreciate everything that he has done to help my house look more beautiful. I will be rehiring him very soon to paint another part of my home as I am very impressed with his work ethics and his caring spirit. If you go with this company you will Not be disappointed at all! He works hard and will give you the desired look that you want for your home. I’m very new to thumbtack and was very skeptical about using anyone on here but I’m glad that I got someone honest who did what he said he was going to do!! Thank you Israel!!! 🙌🏽
Lopez PaintingLopez Painting
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