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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 Kernersville painters
Nicole G.
We cannot say enough great things about our experience with JD PAINTING! We messaged them about painting job and they were able to give reasonably-priced estimate and schedule painting the next day. They were punctual and knocked the painting job out in 2 hours (even with the high ceilings in our entryway). Thank you!
Thumbtack Customer
We are extremely pleased with the interior paint job by Five Star Painting. The crew was amazing in professionalism and work ethic. We will certainly recommend to others.
Five Star Painting of GreensboroFive Star Painting of Greensboro
Arienne F.
Great work on basic flawless walls. Regrettably work on details and when using more than one color of paint is disappointing. (Pictured, trim paint applied 4" onto the wall color & overlooked area not painted at all) Sorry if the pictures upload sideways, my phone is strange.
Susan's PaintingSusan's Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Very good painting job and they were able to start right away which was what I needed. Downside was that they didn't cleanup very well after the job. Lots of paint specks on the floor, left sink dirty from cleaning brushes, left open can of paint in garage and a dirty toilet.
Risa Home Improvements & Construction LLCRisa Home Improvements & Construction LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Tom and T&N Painting are awesome! They painted ceilings, walls, and trim in my kitchen, living room, and master bedroom. Tom offered great advice, was able to schedule me on short noticed, finished ahead of schedule and did a GREAT job. Hoping I am able to have them paint the remaining rooms soon!
T&N Painting Co.T&N Painting Co.
Ken B.
Jesus painted our bedroom and did a great job. If you are looking for a painter who is a true craftsman JD painting is the one to pick. I plan to use him again and highly recommend his services.
Casey W.
Everyone my wife and I encountered at Aspen painting were very professional and friendly. We still have more of our home to paint and we will definitely be giving them a call. We highly recommend their services
Aspen Painting & RemodelingAspen Painting & Remodeling
Thumbtack Customer
This company pressure washed my huge deck, staircase and gazebo and then painted everything for me. It was a really big job. Mr. Garcia estimated the work and gave me a fantastic price. His team made sure there was enough time between the pressure wash and painting to let the wood dry so there would be no issues with the paint peeling down the road. Beautiful job, great price, professional team. I will use them again for other projects.
AMDE EnterprisesAMDE Enterprises
Laurel N.
Tommy did an amazing job painting! He was efficient, polite and professional. We would hire him again.
T’s home improvements LLCT’s home improvements LLC
Jon Y.
Ramon is the consummate professional. His work and work ethic are outstanding. Ramon painted my wooden deck that looked like it needed to be replaced. But with Ramon's great job, it now looks better than ever. He is extremely polite and reasonable in cost. For any future painting project, I will contract with Ramon in a New York second!
Malpica Custom PaintingMalpica Custom Painting
Scott L.
The whole team was great and the work they did looks fantastic! Definitely recommend that you use Five Star for your painting needs.
Five Star Painting of GreensboroFive Star Painting of Greensboro
Alicia W.
Prisma Company did an excellent job painting, adding crown molding, and baseboards to my rooms. They saved me a lot of money and was great in helping choose all my materials. Plus, I appreciate working with someone that I contact whenever I have any questions. I will definitely hire them to do all my painting and renovations.
PRISMA Company Painting&RenovationPRISMA Company Painting&Renovation
Diane R.
Great experience from first call through completion. Gary was helpful, offered excellent price, and that was only the beginning: painters were dependable, arrived on time, stayed on schedule, were courteous, wore masks, worked quietly and neatly, protected floor and furniture, and painted beautifully. Shout out to Matt and Maddox and particularly special thanks to Cody Childress who did bulk of the painting and all of the trim. A very good experience all around.
Home Repair DoctorHome Repair Doctor
Kristen M.
Jacinto was so nice and respectful. He showed up on time every day and did an amazing job! Definitely would recommend him to anyone who needs any painting done! I’m in love with my cabinets!
Vegas Quality PaintingVegas Quality Painting
Thumbtack Customer
He painted the front porch railing and five sets of out side doors. He was on the job on time each day and he completed the work in the time frame and for the price that was agreed upon. He did a very good job and is a hard and steady worker.
drywall &texturerepairs satisfaction guaranteed!drywall &texturerepairs satisfaction guaranteed!
Linda J.
We are so pleased with the quality of work done! 4 rooms beautifully and professionally painted in a single day. Very prompt with responses, communication and appointments set. My only regret is not calling sooner! I would definitely recommend this gentleman, and would happily use him again
Ursula B.
Jonathan did a great job painting the entire interior of our two story house and replacing.some rotten wood at our back door. He was prompt, courteous and completed the job ahead of schedule. We're thoroughly satisfied and have already recommended him to someone else looking for a painter.
Douglas Custom DesignsDouglas Custom Designs
Courtney D.
Prisma is amazing! After having a few not so positive experiences with other companies, I am so happy to have found Prisma! They were incredibly friendly, fair priced and went above and beyond while doing some repairs to my kitchen and painting my new guest bath. I was so pleased with their work that I had them quote on other work while they were there! I will be hiring them again for other rooms of my house soon. Thank you!
PRISMA Company Painting&RenovationPRISMA Company Painting&Renovation
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