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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 Greenville painters
Takyla S.
Great , great. He was so knowledgeable and explained the technical part of painting and doing it right . My husband and I will use him again for future home projects .
Thumbtack Customer
Ed was amazing,he painted the entire first floor of my home he was very professional,neat,and the price was Fair.l am very pleased with the final results.
Ed Mehling ConstructionEd Mehling Construction
Heather E.
We would definitely recommend using Ed again. He painted the majority of our house and did an excellent job. We will be using him again for sure! He is very responsive and professional.
Ed Mehling ConstructionEd Mehling Construction
Thumbtack Customer
Ed prepped and painted every wall in my place, including removing wallpaper. He was very responsive, offered good options, and conscientious. I enjoyed working with Ed. The finished product looked great!!
Ed Mehling ConstructionEd Mehling Construction
Julie C.
RJ was very professional. He came exactly when he stated he would both for the bid and for the painting. He took care in making sure that we were satisfied with the job. I would highly recommend him to others and will likely hire him again for my next job.
RJ WallpaperRJ Wallpaper
Susan C.
I am so happy with my guest room. RJ did an excellent job painting the walls , trim and bookcase. He transformed a red room to this beautiful gray. RJ is very professional and he was so sweet with my pets. I am telling all my friends about him.
RJ WallpaperRJ Wallpaper
James T.
Johnnie did a really great job on our exterior painting project. Very easy to talk to and quick to grasp what we wanted. He scheduled well around a spell of cold and wet weather. The crew was polite and looked to take pride in their good work. Toward the end of the project, Johnnie walked around with me to spot anything that I wanted touched up. We are very satisfied with the work and the service. Highly recommended.
SMITH'S Quality PaintingSMITH'S Quality Painting
Thumbtack Customer
We were extremely fortunate to have found Ed when we closed on our house! We needed someone to do an extensive paint job as well as some creative woodwork around the house ...and all within tight timescales! Despite some initial set-backs (outside his control), Ed came through for us and we are ecstatic with the transformation that he brought to the house! Ed is not only a great guy to deal with, but also a very dependable and seasoned professional, a master at his craft and very reasonably priced. We will certainly be calling on Ed again soon!!
Ed Mehling ConstructionEd Mehling Construction
[Screams E.
Lee and his crew did a great job with the honey do list I gave him. I initially contacted him to paint my ceilings where my roof had leaked. It quickly turned into a list of other things. His quote was very detailed oriented and explained the cost of everything. It made me feel better knowing the prices for materials used. I didn't feel like I was being cheated. He was very reasonable and professional. Below is the after picture of the bathroom ceiling. Before there was about 3'x6' of black mold covering that area. It was disgusting, now it looks great! I look forward to working with him again.
VR Resolutions LLCVR Resolutions LLC
Clair P.
Working with VR Resolutions was a life saver! I had a rental property that was left in an absolute mess with new tenants moving in 20 days later. VR Resolutions reached out to me on here right away and I was highly impressed with the reviews. After talking we agreed to meet and Mr. Lee made me feel so much better. I was completely overwhelmed by the amount of work but he was so optimistic in getting the job done right on time. He only took a week to work on my house and it looks like a brand new property! I was impressed with the little details he paid attention to that I even forgot. There’s just one little thing he’s going back to do for me in January and I’ll be set. I’m 1000% in love with this property again and tempted to move back into it. Mr. Lee is a kind, hard working soul and he is my new go to handy man if anything ever comes up in the future. Along with painting my entire property, he fixed the toilet and installed a new garbage disposal for me. He truly is a handy man and I’m thankful for finding him on this app!
VR Resolutions LLCVR Resolutions LLC
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