A note to our community regarding COVID-19. Learn more
Find a painter near Sayreville, NJ

Find a painter near Sayreville, NJ

21 near you

Find a painter near Sayreville, NJ

21 near you

Give us a few details and we’ll match you with the right pro.

Zip code

Top 10 Painters near Sayreville, NJ

Your burning questions: answered

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.

How much does it cost to get the outside of your house painted?

You can expect to pay around $2,535 to get the outside of your house painted, though this cost will increase with larger house sizes (and decrease with smaller ones). The average hourly rate for exterior painters is $45 and ranges from $25-$75.

Wood, brick, stucco, vinyl, aluminum and stone each have their own set of demands. Contact exterior painters near you to get a detailed cost estimate for your house.

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 Sayreville painters
Victoria C.
I strongly recommend using Bariel Painting LLC. They were very professional, easy to communicate with and responded quickly to my questions and request. At first, I wanted 3 rooms painted, but I was so pleased with the outcome and quality of work that decided to have them paint the rest of the house. I will definitely re-hire them for future projects. Once again, I highly recommend!
Bariel’s Painting LLCBariel’s Painting LLC
Jennifer J.
We hired Mike to paint one bedroom in our home which would be our new nursery (this included the walls, trim, molding, closets, and doors). His price was fair, he was on time, and he did a wonderful job. He had us pick out the color of the paint and he purchased what we needed from the paint store. He was very thorough and quick and even better, he was such a nice guy! I would highly recommend his business to others looking for a painter. We will definitely use him again for other rooms in our home in the future.
Mr. PS PaintingMr. PS Painting
Thumbtack Customer
I would like to recommend Wellington Rodriquez to anyone is in need of the most top quality painting.. Wellington painted my tall cathedral ceiling and living room and we was very happy with his work, He was on time and completed the work as promised. He went beyond the call of duty to make sure everything was just how we wanted it. I will truly hire him again..
High Quality PaintersHigh Quality Painters
Thumbtack Customer
Wellington is amazing. I was worried about painting the exterior of my house. He put me at ease. He did an excellent job. My neighbors met me in my driveway as I pulled up to tell me how beautiful the house looks. AND he cleaned up nicely too. I will recommend him to anyone who needs their house painted. Great job WR!!
High Quality PaintersHigh Quality Painters
Halene H.
Hired Alpha to do a small paint job in my dining room. He came out quickly to provide an estimate and scheduled the job quickly as well. He arrived on time and did a very good job and was done quickly. Would recommend.
Alpha paintAlpha paint
Thumbtack Customer
Carlos and his team are real pro. They paint our house and it's looks beautiful. They come on time and do very professional job. They even finish the job quicker then what we expected. I definitely recommend them because they are best painters in town, price is very reasonable and very trustful.
Zulen Painting LLCZulen Painting LLC
Diane K.
It was a pleasure working with Adam. He responded immediately and was very flexible in setting schedule. My painting needs were kitchen, dining room and living room which had 14 foot ceilings including all moldings. He did a good job spackling and smoothing out the surfaces. Even though, I was working remotely from home, I felt very comfortable leaving them when I had to go to the office one day. Adam showed up on time each day. They cleaned up after themselves after each day. I felt his price was fair and would definetely hire him again.
AdamPaintings,LLCAdamPaintings,LLC
Ready to find a pro?

See more reviews, compare prices, and hire your favorite pros all with Thumbtack.

Why hire professionals on Thumbtack?
Free to use

You never pay to use Thumbtack: Get cost estimates, contact pros, and even book the job—all for no cost.

Compare prices side-by-side

You’ll know how much your project costs even before booking a pro.

Hire with confidence

With access to 1M+ customer reviews and the pros’ work history, you’ll have all the info you need to make a hire.