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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How often should you paint your house's exterior?

Expert opinion is mixed, but the general range is five to 10 years. However, this depends on many factors. Houses in harsh climates with extreme temperatures, lots of dust or ice or intense sunlight may need more frequent paint jobs than those in temperate climates. Also, wood houses will need new paint more often due to the changes within the wood itself. You should also consider painting the outside of your house if you plan to sell it.

What is the best exterior house paint?

Acrylic paints are generally considered good options for today’s home exterior paint jobs. You can also choose an oil-based or latex (water-based) paint. Also, look into specialty paints for your doors, roof, gutters, siding and other exterior surfaces.

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.

What colors should I paint my house exterior?

You have many options when it comes to paint colors. For example, an off-white creates a traditional look, and it looks great with a bright door to contrast it. Yellow is a happy color that, while light blue is reminiscent of an oceanfront style. Gray houses are also on trend, providing a classy and neutral tone that remains warm and inviting.

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.

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.

Is it worth it to hire a painter to paint my house's exterior?

It is nearly always worth it to hire a painter to paint your home’s exterior. While you may feel comfortable painting a small, one-story home, anything with multiple stories, dormers or other complexities are best left to a pro.

Additionally, it’s best to let the pros handle older homes. Any time extensive prep work is needed — such as repairing chipping, bubbling, cracking or peeling paint, or fixing caulking and substrate issues — a pro can  handle it.

Contact the best painters near you to start getting free estimates and planning your project.

Can I paint my own house exterior?

While you may choose to paint a door, ground-level window trim and other parts of your house’s exterior, it’s really a job best left to the professionals. One of the main reasons is experience. An experienced painter knows how to handle the prep work, spot problems and identify sources of future trouble, all while getting the job done more efficiently. They are also experienced with spending long hours on tall ladders. If you want high-quality work, it’s best to hire a professional painter near you

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a painter during the COVID-19 pandemic?

To stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to use virtual tools for communication. If you’re hiring local interior and exterior painters, contact them to see if they’ll set up a video call to assess your project. During this call, they can get a feel for what needs to be done and may be able to give you a price quote. 

Discuss potential plans and strategies for getting the work done safely. And ask whether they accept virtual or digital payments.

Reviews for Gahanna exterior painters
Thumbtack Customer
Advance Painting and Design painted the exterior of my townhome.
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Thumbtack Customer
Myers Custom Finishes did a great job painting the exterior and trim of our home. We couldn't be happier with the finished product. They were a delight to work with. We highly recommend them for your painting needs.
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Megan H.
This company painted the exterior of my house in only 2 days with excellent quality and an affordable price. Would recommend and will use for my next projects.
Stephanie K.
Sebastian and his crew did an amazing job with painting the exterior of my home!! I highly recommend them and would certainly re hire them!!
Thumbtack Customer
Advance Painting & Design painted the exterior of our house as part of the updates we were doing to prepare to put it on the market. They gave an accurate estimate, completed the job when they said they would, and we are quite pleased with the end result.
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Cheryl B.
Rob arrived as scheduled and did a great job on the exterior painting. Very easy to work with, and I will definitely use his services in the future for other projects. Thanks Rob!
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Liz H.
Highly Recommend Easton Paint Pros. They did a great job painting my exterior stucco, trim, garage doors, and making custom shutters for windows in various sizes. Always on time gave accurate prices for add on’s and very professional. Will definitely use them again and refer them to friends and family. Bryan came in below other bids and was one of the first to get to my home to give a quote.
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Beverly D.
I received a quote for exterior painting of my steel sided home, which included power washing. The estimate was very reasonable. They also removed the gutters & downspouts to paint them and recaulked all the windows. Charles and his crew were not only timely, but started and completed the job way ahead of schedule. They moved everything that needed to be moved, though I had moved what I could. They also cleaned up after themselves. I am so happy with the paint job of my house! Highly recommend them!
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Thumbtack Customer
Vance is a fantastic person! He is honest, thoughtful and caring. However from a business perspective, communication was lacking. There were certain items with regard to my exterior home painting project where my expectations were not met. As noted, since Vance is an upstanding person we easily came to a mutual agreement to rectify the areas I perceived were inadequate.
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Elizabeth H.
If I could give 6 stars, I would. Sebastian and his team completed a fantastic exterior paint job for my 1920’s Clintonville home. We have little ones in our family, I am currently expecting and we have many neighbor kids so we were very concerned about any possibility of lead dust making its way into other homes and into our yards. Sebastian was MORE than accommodating to our concerns and requests and made me feel very comfortable during the process. He came out to evaluate the property, gave an estimate on site and started work less than two weeks later. In addition, his team worked 12 hour days to get the job complete within 3 days. He texted me every day with an update and asking if I had any questions, which I really appreciated! The crew was professional and left the job site impeccably clean each day. We had a small issue with the porch paint color being wrong (sherwin Williams fault, not theirs) and his team came back the NEXT day to repaint the porch! The quality of the work is top-notch and we are very impressed. You should have no hesitation about hiring custom paint jobs for your exterior painting needs!
Gabriella T.
Sebastian and his team were top notch!! We got estimates from a few different companies for an exterior paint job for our house, and ultimately picked their company because they were the most knowledgeable, pointed out things that the other companies didn’t (like needing to seal up and replace some of our cedar boards that had water damage), and were very professional and communicative. They arrived on time, worked long hours, and did top quality work! They checked in with us throughout the project to make sure we were getting exactly what we wanted. We are so glad we went with this company!!! I honestly cannot say enough. Book Custom Paint Jobs, you will not regret it.
Thumbtack Customer
Vance and his crew painted our interior and exterior deck/porch and also a built-in on the inside of our home. Vance was very easy to work with and he definitely has the customer service aspect of his work down. He was able to start and complete the project to fit our schedule. I wanted the work done asap so he delivered there. He would respond quickly to messages over Thumbtack and kept me updated via messages on his progress as we had some rain that delayed the outdoor portion of the project. Overall, the work was good. There were some touch-ups needed to clean up some areas but he took care of those the same day I sent the request. Nice job.
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Lachae F.
Lache found Mr Tadder for me and my lady looking for someone to paint the exterior of our home in westgate. We gave him a call and he was out within a few days to give us a price quote that was amazing for what he was quoting us to do. He also helped me find a place to find a single piece of corner trim (not easy to do in columbus) and repaired some bad flashing over our porch roof. Him and his guys were polite, professional and did a great job of making my lady comfortable while they worked and she was home alone. They finished the job while we were on vacation and he made it a point to come back and walkthrough the final product and caught some spots that needed to be touched up that me and my wife both missed. He assured us he would have one of his guys back out to finish the spots he found. I would and have recommended to all our friends looking for a top quality job, the pricing is just the cherry on top so this was definitely a great experience for us. - Marcus
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