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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 Matthews painters
Joanna L.
Byrd Painting not only did a wonderful job with my interior painting, but they are very professional. I am considering additional painting and would definitely hire Byrd for any furture jobs!
Byrd Paint CompanyByrd Paint Company
Thumbtack Customer
We had three bedrooms painted by Byrd Paint Company. The service was friendly and I always got a very quick response. The painting was very thorough and looks fantastic. I couldn't have asked for a better experience! 👏👍
Byrd Paint CompanyByrd Paint Company
Kim R.
What an amazing paint job. I secured them at the last minute when the painter I hired didn’t show up. They painted ALL day and did an absolutely perfect job. No tape, straight lines. I couldn’t have asked for a better paint job. I’ll definitely call them when I’m ready to do my next round of painting.
PRISMA Company Painting&RenovationPRISMA Company Painting&Renovation
Marilyn R.
Personable work crew. Owner paints/works alongside of his crew. They are neat and do not leave any mess. They are flexible and worked around my schedule. I will use again if future painting is needed. Have recommended to family for a tentative paint job.
Beyond the PaintBeyond the Paint
Ariam Y.
I can not thank Diaz Painting from punctuality with the paint job and fluctuate to an unexpected addition to the job. I will most definitely will be hiring in my upcoming projects!
Diaz Painting and Terrazzo CO.Diaz Painting and Terrazzo CO.
Thumbtack Customer
Bob recently completed kitchen cabinet painting and painted the kitchen/family room. He is a pleasure to work with and the quality is outstanding. I highly recommend Bob and his company.
Countryside Home TechCountryside Home Tech
Ed C.
Luis was incredible. Work was terrific painting our foyer. He was on time easy to work with, great painting clean up! I’d give him 10 stars if I could and more importantly already have him lined up to do the next paint job in our home. Call him! Great work, great experience!
D.L.J PAINTING & REMODELINGD.L.J PAINTING & REMODELING
Heather B.
Had my deck and pergola painted. Here are before and after photos. I love it and the job was done quickly! Very easy to work with. I will definitely call again for other painting jobs.
PCI PaintingPCI Painting
Joseph A.
zack and frank did a GREAT job, super price. very meticulous, not a single drop of paint anywhere. painted wood cabinets white and they look absolutely brand new. highly recommend them..
Fine Finishes Custom PaintingFine Finishes Custom Painting
Kevin B.
Excellent painting, very neat worker. Would definitely hire again!
Byrd Paint CompanyByrd Paint Company
Thumbtack Customer
The pricing of my painting project was very competitive and covered all costs. Carlos and crew arrived on time. They worked rapidly and efficiently and completed my project in excellent time. The results are superior. I would highly recommend this company to anyone requiring painting services.
Bravo Professional ContractorsBravo Professional Contractors
Lori W.
Indoor/outdoor painting, flooring and deck work. We were extremely happy. Will contact again.
Jay Drywall Painting RemodelingJay Drywall Painting Remodeling
Briana F.
Anderson painting was great. They responded to my inquiry right away and came out 48 hours later to complete my project. I had blue walls and a dark baseboard that all needed to changed to a light/white color. The final product was gorgeous. I vant see any of the prior colors and the lines of wall, ceiling and baseboard paint are perfect. What a wonderful difference. The space was left spotless. I would definitly hire AP again for future painting projects.
Anderson PaintingAnderson Painting
Natasha M.
Rich and Jess painted my vaulted walls in one day and with short notice. They were fast and the work was awesome.
JNR Home Improvement,LLCJNR Home Improvement,LLC
Paul s.
Byron communicated throughout the process, did an efficient, great job painting, and provided exceptional service. Highly recommend.
A Given Touch Painting Co. LLC.A Given Touch Painting Co. LLC.
Robyn M.
We had a great experience with Andrade Painting and I highly recommend using them for your next project!
andrade Paintingandrade Painting
Jeremy H.
Did a great job painting a 2 story foyer and living room. Very happy with the work. Would hire again.
Diamond Floor Systems and  interior paintingDiamond Floor Systems and interior painting
Tara B.
Shannon and her team fixed some damaged walls in our sitting room, and some other minor damage all through the downstairs area. They painted our walls snd trim. Shannon recommended the best paint and trim, which took the guesswork out of it. The rooms came out looking gorgeous with great trim lines. It was done quickly too. They also painted our ceiling. No way we could’ve done it without them! I plan to call again next year when we’re ready to do the upstairs.
Carolina Color CompanyCarolina Color Company
ERIC L.
Our experience was great. We put the request in on line and it was answered within an hour. John came to do the estimate which seemed fair. The team came, they were meticulous in covering the floors, lights etc. They were friendly, efficient and finished the job in one day. The paint looks fabulous. We highly recommend the First Painting crew!
First PaintingFirst Painting
Koushik R.
They did an amazing job and a quick turn around time. I would definitely hire them for any future painting jobs.
Diaz Painting and Terrazzo CO.Diaz Painting and Terrazzo CO.
Christy J.
Logan was very professional and painted all my kitchen cabinets in just three days. He explained the job in detail, and the finished job lived up to our expectations. I love the new cabinets that have brightened up our kitchen. Great work, and I would use them for any paint job I have in the future. Highly recommend.
Matrix Painting Solutions LLCMatrix Painting Solutions LLC
Kelsey W.
Jay and his entire team were wonderful to work with on our paint job. We had our entire downstairs, stairwell, master bedroom, two full bathrooms, and a closet painted, and they were professional, incredibly neat and clean, fast, and did a phenomenal job. Jay was easy to get in touch with and gave us a great quote. We will certainly use them again in the future.
Jay Drywall Painting RemodelingJay Drywall Painting Remodeling
Thumbtack Customer
We hired John Montes and his crew to paint the entire interior of our new home and we are so glad we did. From the first contact John was prompt and professional in his replies. He was always easy to get a hold of and on time for all appointments. The quote we received was very reasonable. They started and finished on time and we are thrilled with the job they did. I would not hesitate at all to recommend First Painting. Thank you, John! You did a great job!
First PaintingFirst Painting
Becky C.
Gustavo arrived on time as and got to work. The job could have taken two days, but he knocked it out in one. He was thorough and tidy and unobtrusive. I will be calling on him for my next paint project.
Painting services & morePainting services & more
Thumbtack Customer
Bravo Professional Contractors did a really nice job painting the interior of our house. We are very pleased with the way the job turned out. Their service was excellent. Quality, punctuality, and communication could not have been better.
Bravo Professional ContractorsBravo Professional Contractors
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