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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 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 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 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.

Can I use digital payments to pay for painting services?

Many painters accept digital payments through Venmo, Square Cash, Google Pay, PayPal, Zelle and others. Due to COVID-19, others may quickly adopt this technology to maintain social distancing practices and follow health recommendations.

Contact professionals beforehand to ensure they’re able to accept digital payments and continue to follow safety guidelines throughout your interactions. Compare local interior and exterior painters’ profiles to see which types of payments they accept.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Reviews for Glen Echo painters
Brian S.
Painted cabinets, sanded/caulked/painted. Did a great job, came back to apply an additional coat at no charge (just the cost of the paint)
Mcm PaintingMcm Painting
Esther L.
Excellent service!!! We are so pleased with our new paint job by Fast Rabbit Painting.
Fast Rabbit PaintingFast Rabbit Painting
Thumbtack Customer
very friendly, decent painting/staining but several areas that need touched up and paint cleaned up on screens.
PowerProWashPowerProWash
Dawnalea M.
These guys were very professional and prompt. They were able to get the job completed within a very short turnaround time. I was quoted a price, was told that included the paint, but I didn't get any discount since I had already purchased the paint. After they had finished the job, I was removing the emptied paint cans and noticed that they were hiding a paint spot on the carpet. There was also many runs on the walls and paint on the baseboards.
Bjorn Painting-Get the best quote on the marketBjorn Painting-Get the best quote on the market
Thumbtack Customer
I had a fantastic experience using Painting Plus 66. The painters were professional and friendly. They did an excellent job painting my bathroom in a bright fuchsia shade and they took their time to make sure it looked perfect. They were prompt and tidy. I highly recommend using Painting Plus 66 for any painting needs you have.
Painting Plus 66Painting Plus 66
Michelle W.
I am so happy with Mcm Painting. They did a wonderful job painting the nursery and he was so easy to work with. I highly recommend!!
Mcm PaintingMcm Painting
Leslie B.
I’m hesitant to leave a poor review, because painting is a service that you do indeed pay for what you get. That being said, Adrien Painting was not expensive and the quality matched the price point. They were fast, responsive, friendly and accommodating. However, there were many errors that I think were largely due to miscommunications. The worst being that they painted my beautiful cherry kitchen cabinets white. I would not hire Adrien Painting again if painting trim was involved. They did a fine job on the walls with very few slippers, but the ceiling and trim were not what I was hoping for. They painted on the hardware and the finish is just inconsistent.
Adrien Painting & Construction LLCAdrien Painting & Construction LLC
Dannie M.
The painting job that we needed to be completed was in a huge time crunch. They were able to quote the project and get started immediately. It was finished on time and the paint job was perfect.
Paint & Rollers “Your Project, Our Legacy”Paint & Rollers “Your Project, Our Legacy”
Gary B.
I was very pleased with the work and the professionalism of Painting Plus 66 painters. They did a very good job painting and cleaning up after completion. I am very satisfied with my experience, and would recommend this company for any of your painting needs. They will be doing more work for me in the future.
Painting Plus 66Painting Plus 66
Wesenwal P.
Paint & Rollers patched and painted the horrific ceilings at one of our rental properties. Now they look like brand new ceilings! We look forward to working with these guys again.
Paint & Rollers “Your Project, Our Legacy”Paint & Rollers “Your Project, Our Legacy”
Matt B.
Becki painted two bedrooms and did an amazing job. Couldn’t be happier with how they turned out. Great price and fantastic value. I will be contacting her for future painting needs!
Painting Plus 66Painting Plus 66
Jacob f.
We had Painting Plus 66 paint our exposed basement ceiling. They were very quick and responsive with communication and the quality of work is fantastic. Thanks again for all your help!
Painting Plus 66Painting Plus 66
Leslie C.
They did a great job painting my livingroom, dining room, kitchen and hallways. Painting completely transformed the rooms. They were prompt and very professional. I would use them again.
Painting Plus 66Painting Plus 66
Lauren W.
Becki was very responsive and easy to communicate with. She did a quality job fixing the paint in our bathroom, and we recommend her to anyone needing quality paint work done in a timely manner.
Painting Plus 66Painting Plus 66
Thumbtack Customer
Paint & Rollers did a great job for me recently. They were very responsive with their quote and punctual with the start and completion of the project! I would hire them again on all my future painting projects.
Paint & Rollers “Your Project, Our Legacy”Paint & Rollers “Your Project, Our Legacy”
Kevin H.
We had a great experience with Mullins Fine Line. We had the entire upstairs of our house painted. They were easy to work with, reasonably priced and did a great job with the painting. This was a big job as we had not only the ceiling and walls but also doors and trim. I would be comfortable recommending them to anyone looking for quality interior painting.
Mullins Fine Line Painting LLCMullins Fine Line Painting LLC
Dustin T.
Did a great job painting the entry and hallways of my home.
Heinmiller ServicesHeinmiller Services
Jason W.
Painting was a bit off in places but job done in good time.
TN CLEANING, AND PAINTER LLCTN CLEANING, AND PAINTER LLC
Tara y.
Tim was very nice, however I get home to see that my ceiling has paint on it, my other wall which is also a different color also has a different color on it and my trim is blotchy and needs painted. I also noticed that the top of my ceiling is is not all the way painted and is very uneven. I am not happy with the work.
TG Handyman ServicesTG Handyman Services
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.
Myers Custom FinishesMyers Custom Finishes
Dandre M.
Did a wonderful job. Would recommend over any painting company!!
Interior Destinations Painting and WallcoveringInterior Destinations Painting and Wallcovering
Lauren F.
They did a great job painting my master bedroom. Responsive and professional!
Painting Plus 66Painting Plus 66
Peg C.
Wall Eye Painting did an excellent job in a timely and professional manner.
Wall Eye PaintingWall Eye Painting
Brett Z.
Paint and Rollers worked with us to remove layers of paint and old wallpaper from our master bedroom walls. Ameer came out to our house and spent enough amount time to understand our vision. Ameer was communicative throughout the project and made sure that all of our concerns were addressed. Jesús was conscientious and protected all our furniture as he carefully removed the paint and wallpaper layers. We felt great having them in our home and would definitely hire them again. We highly recommend Paint & Roller!
Paint & Rollers “Your Project, Our Legacy”Paint & Rollers “Your Project, Our Legacy”
RJ B.
It was overall a good experience, but unfortunately since they didn’t use drip/drop cloths, I ended up having to scrape up paint off of my driveway/sidewalk/hose. I also had to paint over some splatter on the wall that was a different color (the wall was green and they painted the overhang white). Outside of that, good responsiveness and if you’re not meticulous, the final overall look was nice.
Bjorn Painting-Get the best quote on the marketBjorn Painting-Get the best quote on the market
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