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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 Bellevue painters
Thumbtack Customer
Two painters scraped and painted my old windows. They look new again! They also painted the highest peak of our house with no issues. Highly recommend Juan and his team!!!
Valdes PaintingValdes Painting
Michael K.
Troy did a remarkable job. He painted 3 areas of our home and his attention to detail and quality of work was phenomenal. Troy will officially be our go-to guy for all our painting needs
Start2FinishStart2Finish
Karen J.
Juan and the crew were great. They were professional and punctual. The job was well done. I would highly recommend Valdes painting.
Valdes PaintingValdes Painting
Fred H.
I cannot say enough about this team. They were the lowest bid of 5. The work they did was 2nd to none and they went above and beyond our expectations. My neighbors were very impressed with their work as well. To be clear they painted the interior of my garage which needed retaping, mudding and lots of love. You will be glad you hired Andi Painting! -Fred Hug
Andi Paint Co.Andi Paint Co.
Heather P.
Tim and his crew did an amazing job! Very professional and prompt. They were fantastic to work with and did a phenomenal paint job in my living room and dining room.
360 Painting Omaha360 Painting Omaha
Thumbtack Customer
The owner is a true professional and makes sure he address any issues you may have in a timely manner. They truly care about their customers needs and comfort. I would recommend them for your painting needs.
True Finish Painting, LLCTrue Finish Painting, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Very happy with the paint job in my living room area. Valdes is friendly, professional, and FAST. He and his team do a good job of protecting your furniture and surrounding areas while they work and only use high quality paint. Also, his prices are UNBEATABLE. Before hiring anyone I thought it was going to cost around $1000 to do my entire living room and it was done for a fraction of the price. He doesn't answer the phone while he's working so be patient, he will call you back! Will hire again in the future. Highly recommend!
Valdes PaintingValdes Painting
Rich R.
I am very happy with Juan's work. It was done to perfection! I will definitely hire him again in the future. I would recommend to anyone looking to have a painting project done should hire Juan and his crew Thanks again for a job well done.
Valdes PaintingValdes Painting
Janette S.
My husband and I had an eight-foot wooden screen erected and attached to our chain-link fence to block out an unsightly neighbors yard visible from our kitchen, bedroom and family room windows. Holly initially came over and met with me about my thoughts and ideas for this mural. She drew up some sketches and we finalized the design for a tree that would use my grandnieces and grandnephews hand prints for leaves in various colors and tulips for the little hands. We were somewhat under a time-crunch as one of the little ones would soon be leaving for Japan with her USAF parents. Originally I was going to paint sillouettes beneath the tree but as the project grew, and I was impressed with Holly's work, I elected to pay her to do it as well. Holly was responsive to these changes and timely. The end-result took about a week start to finish but is something we will treasure ... hopefully for years to come. This is the first time I have done a project like this so I don't feel able to comment on "value".
Holly Carey ArtHolly Carey Art
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