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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 Garner painters
Wyatt S.
Over all great job. A few areas that could have been painted better and a few drips of paint on the floor but for the price you can’t beat it!
Quality Painting by John GlennQuality Painting by John Glenn
Deborah T.
Ronnie did an exceptional job resolving challenging paint issues at my Mom's rental property. We now have a lovely paint job which is an asset to the property.
Tin Lid RenovationsTin Lid Renovations
Jennifer D.
Quality work with reasonable pricing. I will definitely be using this company to complete the rest of my home painting projects
Watson ServiceWatson Service
Catherine C.
Very happy with the painting job and how easy they were to work with. Very responsive and polite, and quality work at a very reasonable price.
E&P Painting Service LLCE&P Painting Service LLC
Norman D.
I’d definitely recommend JAR Painting! They did the job carefully, and made sure that my plants and concrete were protected during the process.
J A R Painting, LLCJ A R Painting, LLC
Jeff W.
Indigenous Painting & Siding did a great job painting the shutters and exterior doors on my house. Of the four companies that I reached out to on Thumbtack, they were the only company that gave me a quote via the tool on the first response. Everyone else requested my phone number and/or email so we could “talk”. The quote provided was spot-on and they did exactly what they said they would do for the agreed price. Very courteous, respectful and easy to work with overall. I gave them a 4-star rating only because they arrived/started late and they didn’t clean up thoroughly once they finished. To be fair though, it was was night time when they finished so it would have been easy to miss things. I did not locate them myself until the next day. Lastly, there was a white paint stain left in the driveway from where one of the workers place something there. (Note: they were only using blue paint on my house.) I should have called them back out to clean it but we are going to have the driveway power washed soon so I didn’t bother. I would definitely hire Indigenous Painting & Siding again for my future painting needs. Other than the minor infractions listed, they did a wonderful job.
Indigenous Painting & SidingIndigenous Painting & Siding
Shannon J.
Miguel and his crew painted our entire house (interior), stained my sun porch and sanded and painted my front door. They did this on a tight timeline and did it beautifully! My house looks brand new and I believe they are a BIG reason our house sold in a day. Miguel gave me a great price and left my house spotless! I will absolutely hire them in the future!
M.A RenovationsM.A Renovations
Thumbtack Customer
They did a great paint job, did a terrific job of covering and moving furniture and were neat and clean about everything they did. On top of that, they are really nice guys!
Watson ServiceWatson Service
Aida o.
I would highly recommend PCI for their work; very professional and they did a great job power washing and painting my Patio Deck. Superb ! Thank you
PCI PaintingPCI Painting
Alison s.
Filemòn was prompt, courteous, and professional from the beginning! He was able to complete our paint project on very short notice with beautiful results! We will be using him again in the future!
Rioso Rolling Services (Painting, Remodel, + more)Rioso Rolling Services (Painting, Remodel, + more)
Derek M.
Justin and his crew were awesome. We hired them to paint our entire house. He gave a fair price and quality work. I would highly recommend Painter 1.
Dameon W.
Mr. Basil did an excellent job painting my home. He was onsite and working from the time he got in until the early evening. He patched all of the holes in the walls and even the blemishes in the ceiling. The trim work was really good. It made the house look brand new. The walls were painted with 2 coats of a beautiful gray tone. He completed my entire downstairs area, my staircase hallway, and the upstairs walls including the trim. I'm definitely going to recommend Mr. Basil to anyone who wants quality work done for a fair price.
Residential Painting Services LLCResidential Painting Services LLC
Brian Z.
Fun Story about this company. It was a CLUSTER F#CK I arranged this company through the app called Thumbtack. I had a personal appointment early that morning and was told not to worry they would start without me being home. So I got home and no one was there. I messaged the company at 9:10am and the person doing their messages replies at 11:40am and said the team got behind an accident and would be there soon, they just got the paint and was heading my way. Some more time passes and they finally got at our house and pulled up with What I think was a 4 foot ladder and 6 foot ladder. I told this company in advance that we had a two story house and they did not look prepared. They said not to worry. Wait She said “don’t worry” The person taking the appointment said they were getting a gallon but only got a pint!?!?! They started by painting the downstairs shutters on the porch and the front door. I walked outside and looked and asked if they would clean the paint off the siding. The Owner (wife) said to the Owner (husband) They would but no they never did. She had to translate to her husband. I ask how they were going to get the second story above the porch and she asked me if they could climb out My daughter’s window to get to the ones over the porch. WOW WTF!!!! The screen would not come out so I was soooo mad at this point I allowed them to cut the screen out. When finish oh by the way there is paint on the siding. She explained that they needed to get a ladder from another crew and it will take an hour and a half. I had to stay bc I could not close my front door due to fresh paint. They arrive back with a ladder that is too short and I am livid and went back inside. Here is the best part. She backs their Xterra up in my drive way and they stood on the roof of the Xterra with the ladder while the she holds it. The Xterra leaked oil in my drive way and I asked if I could give them cardboard to catch it. and I got them some cardboard. OHHHHH They ran out of paint and luckily I had bought some a few months earlier when I thought I’d do it. I gave them the paint I had. They finish and here is the very very awkward part. All the BS that happened and they had no idea what I was quoted and she said she could check. I told her the price and did not think the whole crap they pulled was professional and deserved full price. F#CK Me
Triple S PaintingTriple S Painting
Amanda H.
Carlos did an amazing job! He painted a lot of space inside our house in just one day! High quality work, with a very reasonable price. Will definitely hire him again to do my dining room in the spring, will also recommend him to friends and family!!
cortes Carlos  paintingcortes Carlos painting
Kevin F.
Mondale was able to come and give an estimate and begin work the following day. I needed quick turnaround on a home interior paint job. He returned my calls in a timely fashion. He and his team did good work, the quote was reasonable and he was very realiable. Job well done...
Watson ServiceWatson Service
Brenda C.
Basil did an excellent job painting my two story stairway. The work was flawless, including the trim. Some sanding was required which was done with no indication of where the extra effort was required leaving the wall seamless throughout. The clean-up was spectacular leaving nothing left for me to do but enjoy the clean and smooth wall. This
Residential Painting Services LLCResidential Painting Services LLC
Kathy C.
John was great to work with. We needed a large room repaired and painted quickly and he did it! He also arrived on time every step of the way. We've already received many compliments on the room, and I definitely hope he's available when we need work done in the future! Thanks John. It was a pleasure working with you!
Quality Painting by John GlennQuality Painting by John Glenn
Jessica W.
Mark and his team did an absolutely amazing job with paintimg and patching my new home! He was very helpful and descriptive when it came to buying paint and gave his opinion on things we could do in the future. He clearly knew what he was doing and what he was talking about. I have definitely found my contractor for life! Never met someone with such dedication and work ethic as Mark and will certainly be giving him a call for more work to come. If you're looking for someone to do a phenominal job in your home, please five him a call. You won't be disappointed. Thank you, Mark!!! -Jon and Jessica.
MCQ Custom Installations LLCMCQ Custom Installations LLC
Martha H.
Jesus and his crew did a great job on our home in painting the interior. I gave this a 4 star review because we did run into several hiccups which delayed the project a week longer than it was suppose to take, however, Jesus did do what he could to make things work out and make things right. Doroteo was the person who did the majority of the work and he is very professional and friendly and we enjoyed working with him. Jesus also had Doroteo pressure wash our house, shed and driveway and it all looks excellent. IT feels like we have a brand new house on the inside and outside. Thank you for helping us to make improvements to our home and to start making it our own.
Premium Painting of NCPremium Painting of NC
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