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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 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 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.

How many coats of paint does the exterior of a house need?

Your house’s exterior will likely need two coats of paint. With two coats, your house will look more even and solid in color and will be better protected from moisture and the elements. The painting should always occur over a primed and well-prepared surface.

Reviews for West New York painters
Thumbtack Customer
Camilo's team took on the job to paint our entire house and install hard wood flooring in 3 rooms. 75% of the paint job was done in 2 weeks but the remaining took over a month to complete. There were major damages done to the house while painting, our refrigerator had obvious marks trying to scrap paint off, carpets were stained at major location and several electrical plates were missin leaving the switches naked. The flooring was installed incorrectly leaving ALL corners unfinished. We got another company to fix the flooring and they said it would need to be completed re-installed. We tried to work with Camilo to finish the job, kept requesting him to finish the job but he never got it done. Based on our experience, I wouldn't recommend hiring him for flooring services. If you do decided to hire him for painting, you will need to carefully monitor his work.
Pro-touch Painting & RemodelingPro-touch Painting & Remodeling
Thumbtack Customer
Aaron did a great job painting our condo!! Very nice guy who does amazing work!
Aaron T Painting ServicesAaron T Painting Services
Matt F.
G&M did an excellent job painting the entire interior of my house! Thanks for the great service, quick work, and fantastic result.
G&M  LlcG&M Llc
Tanasia R.
Zeta home improvement was very nice has great customer service I inquired for touch ups for some scratches on the wall. His final results didn’t match the walls based on the color that I provided to him but I was hoping he knew for sure how to choose the appropriate color to match my walls. I ended up calling the paint company Behr and they suggested that I take a piece of the paint off the wall and take it to home depot to match it so I did. The final picture is what I did by myself.
Zeta’s Home ImprovementsZeta’s Home Improvements
Thumbtack Customer
Job is fantastic. Originally asked Pete to paint one room, then extended the job. Took him two full days, 5 star work. Would definitely use again, and have recommended him to my father as well.
Pete's Home Repair and PaintingPete's Home Repair and Painting
Philip S.
Great job. We had a complex painting job (high loft walls) and the team was able to bring tall ladders through a 2nd story window. I booked the job late on Friday and they showed up on Tuesday. They were great communicating arrive times and constant updates. Did a wonderful job cleaning up. I will use them again! Very detailed.
Thumbtack Customer
Ruperto was excellent! He was thorough and did a very professional job. I hired him to paint 3 rooms and he got everything done in 2 days! Ruperto would send me updates throughout the job and answered any questions I had. I am very pleased with the results and would highly recommend hkm fit your home improvement needs!!
R&C Painting & Home Improvement.R&C Painting & Home Improvement.
Dorothy L.
David is by far the best help we’ve ever got. He responded instantly with every message I sent over. His work is of great quality, fast, efficient, no fuss and beautifully done. Price is very reasonable, including the materials, we really do not have to look elsewhere. We have extra paint to save for future. We’ve got the value for the money, highly recommended. Such a pleasant experience!
Dvmg General contractorsDvmg General contractors
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