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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.

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.

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 long does it take to paint a room?

The length of time it takes to paint a room varies, depending on a couple of factors. For example, the size of the job makes a difference. With a small bedroom, or with only a wall or two that have to be painted, the job can be done in half a day. Larger jobs take longer.

Also, if there are several different colors being used, the job may take longer, as one may have to dry before the other is applied. A 12-by-12 room with one color may take a morning. With multiple colors, the job may stretch into the afternoon.

Before you hire an interior painter near you, ask them how long it will take to paint the room(s) in your home.

Reviews for Reno painters
Thumbtack Customer
Terrible job painting.
Above The RimAbove The Rim
I had a great experience with True Coat Painting! They painted the exterior of my house quickly and were very accommodating to any requests I had. The crew was amazing, I will definitely use them again!
True Coat PaintingTrue Coat Painting
Sherrie H.
A Better Choice Painting did a great job on my kitchen cabinets. They will even return to do touch ups since my kitchen project is still active and there will likely be a few "dings" in the paint. They were very professional and friendly.
A Better Choice PaintingA Better Choice Painting
Chris S.
Can't recommend enough! Very conscientious, professional, and courteous. Did a fantastic job painting our whole house. Great attention to detail. Reasonable pricing too :) Wouldn't hesitate to call them for our next paint project.
Casey Paint & Stain LLCCasey Paint & Stain LLC
Yulhee C.
It was awesome having our kitchen cabinets painted by Jeanpierre + his partner! They did a great job and were super helpful with lots of tips and advice on best way to approach picking paint etc. They’ve been doing this for 7+ years and it shows in the work! Highly recommend.
Jeanpierre HurtadoJeanpierre Hurtado
Carolyn C.
She did a wonderful job painting a beautiful mural in our home. She was very easy and pleasant to work with and very responsible .
Beverly Caputo  ArtistBeverly Caputo Artist
Thumbtack Customer
I have had painters befor with amazing results. This painter had a hard time with his employees. The stole several items. The paint job was extreamly bad. he had trouble with his employees and keep pulling them off the job. except for one young man with no experiance. The job took twice as long as expected and cost more than extimated. We have roller makes in the light colored walls and absolutly no straight lines. We now have to have the house locks re-keyed and the house painted a second time. They also broke lights and did not replace items removed for painting. The damage will cost us thousands. Really disappointed in this very bad experiance.
C and  C Custom ServicesC and C Custom Services
Thumbtack Customer
Highly Recommend- John was prompt each day and did a great job. Though the room was small it needed several coats. He also helped "repair" the radiant heater covers so that they too could be painted properly.
davids custom woodworking and paintingdavids custom woodworking and painting
Donald W.
We met with JNC painting & drywall Juan Carlos on Saturday 10/5/19 gave us a bid agreed to do the work Tuesday 8, 2019 Arrived on time completed the job as agreed we are very satisfied with his work and will contact him again when needed, will recommend to friends. He did a great job
J C N painting & drywall LLCJ C N painting & drywall LLC
Melissa K.
Nick is great! I cannot recommend him enough. He not only is knowledgeable, he is thorough. He works each project as if he was completing it for himself so the work is perfectly done from start to finish. We hired Nick to stain our fence, then paint the inside of our garage, and we plan to keep his number for all upcoming projects and will contact him first. You will not regret hiring Nick.
Nicholas Van Ruiten RenoNicholas Van Ruiten Reno
Savitha P.
We couldn’t be more delighted. John from Big Blue arrived with an associate, made a quick and very reasonable estimate for the job, then amazingly was prepared to do the work on the spot. Both of them were absolute pros, who offered helpful advice and seemed to care about the quality of our home and their work. They made sure we were pleased and got what we wanted. We will definitely be calling Big Blue for a bigger painting job we have coming up! Thanks a bunch!
Big Blue PaintBig Blue Paint
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