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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 Monroe painters
Rich C.
Fast, flexible and quality painting.
Great Value PaintersGreat Value Painters
Rich C.
Fast, flexible and quality painting.
Great Value PaintersGreat Value Painters
Rich C.
Fast, flexible and quality painting.
Great Value PaintersGreat Value Painters
Rich C.
Fast, flexible and quality painting.
Great Value PaintersGreat Value Painters
Rich C.
Fast, flexible and quality painting.
Great Value PaintersGreat Value Painters
Diane C.
Don't leave paint splashes on the floors and cabnets and not clean it up. Not enough coats of paint on the walls. I had to call owner out several times to fix things. I will not use them again.
RCV Home ImprovementRCV Home Improvement
Bryan P.
Phenomenal team of dedicated young professionals! Truly impressed by their quality of work and desire to provide the best possible experience and quality of paint work for their customers. Do NOT hesitate on hiring this team of professional painters for all of your painting needs! AAA+
Ukie PaintingUkie Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Had them paint the exterior of my house and repair wood siding. They were polite, quick, and professional.
Christie's Home Maintenance LLCChristie's Home Maintenance LLC
Andy A.
William and his crew were very nice and completed the job on time but the quality of the painting was not what I expected.
360 Painting Lake Norman360 Painting Lake Norman
Susan R.
Where do I begin?? Archie transformed my entire home. From white washing my fireplace, painting my cabinets in the kitchen, bathroom & laundry room, to a fresh coat of paint in every room along with all the trim. I couldn’t be happier with the end results! Extremely professional & dependable. Highly recommend!
Arch paint pro llcArch paint pro llc
Alicia k.
Maynor and his crew provided great quality work for an excellent value. They completed the job in the time frame he originally committed to. I am very pleased with them and would totally recommend them for all your painting needs. They painted the inside of my house, baseboards, mantle, shutters, and doors. My house looks GREAT!
light duty Handyman llclight duty Handyman llc
Leslie G.
They did a great job with our huge paint job and even added a room with no notice, finished the whole job in two days!
Valle PaintingValle Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Ricardo and his crew did an excellent job on my painting project. They were on time, very courteous, and completed the project in a timely manner.
RCV Home ImprovementRCV Home Improvement
Thumbtack Customer
Ricky and his crew painted my entire new Townhouse (about 1250 square feet) and he completed the job in only 3 days. The paint looks great, he found the perfect grey color for my living room/kitchen and even stayed to hang a kitchen cabinet for me. I'll definitely be using RCV Remodeling for future jobs! Highly recommended.
RCV Home ImprovementRCV Home Improvement
Thumbtack Customer
Bravo Professionals was superb in getting our home painted. We had gotten estimates from three other companies to paint the interior of our 3475 square foot home. Bravo Professionals completed the job ahead of schedule and was twenty-five percent less. If you are in need of beautifying your home, Bravo Professionals can surely take care of that transformation.
Bravo Professional ContractorsBravo Professional Contractors
Christopher A.
Too bad I could only select 3 qualities. They were great! I’m a construction superintendent on the renovations side. I wish I could hire them for my scope of work. The paint lines were great. My color I chose was vibrant to say the least!!ill definitely have them back to paint the rest of my interior. Without a doubt.
D.L.J PAINTING & REMODELINGD.L.J PAINTING & REMODELING
Nati M.
I am extremely pleased with the paint job by Omar and his crew. Omar responded to my request for services the same day and provided a quote that I feel was reasonable. When Omar and his crew arrived they were very courteous and respectful of my home. They communicated every step of the process to ensure it was to my liking. The crew worked efficiently and quickly completed the work. They did an excellent job of painting a wall of built-in bookshelves which now look amazing!
Salas ConstructionSalas Construction
David P.
They were prompt in giving a bid, but then when I inquired about their bid being 42% higher than another professional in addition to 20% more paint estimated needed, they never replied back.
SB Painting and ServicesSB Painting and Services
Trina H.
I used A Touch of A Brush for painting several rooms inside my home & also outside my home. Albert & his crew were such a pleasure & their work is exemplary. My house looks like a new house! Albert made suggestions that were exactly right. He is a true professional & treated my home as if he were working in his own. They cleaned when they were finished & my home not only looked great but smelled great too! If you need painting do not hesitate to use A Touch of A Brush, you’ll be very happy!
A Touch of a BrushA Touch of a Brush
Thumbtack Customer
Ivan was a pleasure to work with, he was prompt, courteous and gave us an excellent price to paint the interior of our rental property and repair some popcorn ceiling water damage. He finished two days ahead of schedule and stayed in close contact with me through text and email throughout the entire process from estimate to project completion. The finished work looks excellent. Will not hesitate to use him again.
MegaTrust Painting & Home ImprovementMegaTrust Painting & Home Improvement
Thumbtack Customer
If I could give this company 6 stars I would. They were here at 8 am (as promised) and got right to work. Besides the fact that they did a phenomenal job painting my house, they also fix holes and scrapes that I didn't even ask for. His team was courteous and left my home in impeccable condition! Thank you guys so much. I will be hiring them to complete another project and my next home. If you are a looking for painters that priced extremely reasonable for beyond excellent work..look no further.
torres paintingtorres painting
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