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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 Rio Rancho painters
Mark M.
The paint crew did a nice job and were very professional.
Jay's Painting 🖌Jay's Painting 🖌
Thumbtack Customer
I would recommend Charlie to everyone. They gave us a quote and started the painting the next day. In two days we had a beautiful paint job in our dining/living room, family room and master bedroom. We had one color we did not like and they repainted for us. We will use Charlie for any additional paint jobs we have. You can't go wrong with Charlie.
Jay's Painting 🖌Jay's Painting 🖌
Thumbtack Customer
We hired Charlie from Jays painting to paint the inside of the house that we are moving out of. We wanted to get it looking like it did when we first moved in before handing over the keys. When I walked in it looked like a brand new house. He did an amazing job. He was done very fast. He is very professional and easy to communicate with. We had shopped around. He gave us an awesome deal. I would recommend him and hire him for any painting needs. Thank you!!
Jay's Painting 🖌Jay's Painting 🖌
Thumbtack Customer
Ray is an honest professional who stands by his work. I could not have been more blessed with the painting outcome! Many thanks!😊
Celestial's Cleaning & More...Celestial's Cleaning & More...
Thumbtack Customer
1st job was to paint great room and kitchen nook and hallways. Albert was always on time or even early, worked quickly and cleaned up daily. After finishing the first part of the project we discovered the paint store made the wrong color paint! Albert rearranged his schedule and repainted everything in record time. The next week we called him to do a small job to open a wall to inspect a water leak. Once again he was available to do the job and then returned to close up the wall. Albert is very professional, friendly and trustworthy. Although we're hoping we don't need to, we wouldn't hesitate to call him again.
P.O.W.E.R (Pros On Work Every Request) Construc...P.O.W.E.R (Pros On Work Every Request) Construc...
Debbie K.
This company really produces high quality work. I had 3 bathrooms textured and painted by them. My home was built in 1972 and the walls were in pretty bad shape from numerous paint jobs and remodeling ventures. They were quick to respond with an estimate, arrived in a timely fashion to do the work, cleaned up as they progressed through the job, and the end product looks great! I will recommend them to family and friends!
M&R Drywall and Painting ServicesM&R Drywall and Painting Services
Chelsea L.
I hired MSD to paint my livingroom and a bedroom and I couldn't have asked for better work. This company is extremely professional and trustworthy; they pride themselves on doing fast, quality work that will truly turn your house into a home. Moses will make sure that you are 100% satisfied with his work before leaving and is happy to address any and all concerns you may have. I highly recommend MSD and would hire them again for all of my painting needs.
MSD painting servicesMSD painting services
Shannon L.
Busby Finishes is awesome! They performed a quality, professional job painting the exterior of our home. The workers were pleasant and respectful of any disruption. Busby’s did not consider the job complete until we were totally satisfied. Excellent work!
Busby FinishesBusby Finishes
Karl M.
My interior paint job was way above my expectations. The crew arrived on time and completed the job in only a few hours. The results are impeccable and I am going to be a long-term customer. I appreciate the fair price and the professional and courteous service.
Jay's Painting 🖌Jay's Painting 🖌
Antoinette M.
DO NOT HIRE!! HE charged $5000 for a 1500 sf house, he was late every day, he did not follow through with details discussed. Crew left paint on my tile, cabinets and appliances. HE was supposed to come back to do "touch ups" when the house requires a second coat of paint in all rooms. This would have required another day at least, this was not not work that just needed touching up. He left window sills unpainted, streaks of different shades of paint throughout the house. I am thoroughly disappointed. The job wasn't worth $1000. Unfortunately I signed a contract, if he was ethical at all he would have accepted the poor job and charged only a portion, instead he hounded me maintaining that he would come back and fix the work which would have required my missing more days of work for him to finish a job that should have been done correctly in the first place.
Jay's Painting 🖌Jay's Painting 🖌
Thumbtack Customer
I needed a living/ding room painted following smoke damage...and needed it done quick because of family coming in to visit. The professionalism and courtesy shown by Brian and Dev were icing on the cake to their quality workmanship! I will definitely use them for more jobs as I renovate our home! Beautiful job!
B&C Painting, Flooring and Home RepairB&C Painting, Flooring and Home Repair
Bruce S.
Adam painted the whole house interior and his work was outstanding. I asked for him to start within 24 hours of talking to him and finish on a short deadline. He did not hesitate or worry. He got to work and completed the job on time. I am very pleased and would highly recommend him to anyone.
Adams Workshop LLC.Adams Workshop LLC.
Carole S.
Charles was so great to work with! He was very attentive to my needs as I was putting a rental home on the market quickly. He and his team are very resourceful and responsive. They went outside of their original scope to help me with some minor repairs because he knew I lived out of the area. He stayed in touch with me daily to provide progress reports as well as anticipated completion. He even video chatted with me to show me the end results. He is very easy to talk to, had a great recommendation for me on new trends. Someone's new home is on it's way back to beautiful, thanks to Charles and his team at Jay's Painting Services. My realtor has even requested to connect with him on other endeavors. Great guy and team, I would highly recommend.
Jay's Painting 🖌Jay's Painting 🖌
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