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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 Cranston painters
Joseph H.
Very happy with the work Rainbow Painting did on my house. Danilo was very easy to get in touch with and we were able to keep the project moving quickly due to his open communication. The painters did a very thorough job and kept the workspace very clean, including vacuuming all the paint chips and debris out of my garden beds. My neighbor was so impressed with the work he hired them to paint his back porch. I would definitely recommend Rainbow Painting and hire them again for future paint jobs.
Rainbow Painting Pro LLCRainbow Painting Pro LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Knowledgeable and respectful, paint looks fantastic in all three rooms.
M&M Professional PaintersM&M Professional Painters
Naomi N.
Cleynira Construction did a wonderful job painting the exterior of our home on time and on budget.
Cleynira construction & RemodelingCleynira construction & Remodeling
Pam G.
Awesome!!! DL painting did a fabulous job!!!! I would highly recommend them.
DL Painting LLCDL Painting LLC
Thumbtack Customer
We had Jimmy paint the outside of our house. They did a great job. The house looks so must better. The price was extremely fair. Jimmy & his crew power washed and painted the house in 2 days! He even sent me a picture half way through so I could see the progress. Thanks!! :)
Jimmy's Painting & Repairs LLCJimmy's Painting & Repairs LLC
Bala A.
Bill did an excellent job painting almost my whole house. He gave me very reasonable price. He finished the work very quickly and at the same time the quality of his work is great too. He also worked around my schedule when my kids started the school. I will definitely use him for all the future painting needs and will be referring him to all my friends and family,
Maddalena PaintingMaddalena Painting
Matt L.
Absolutely incredible job! Honestly cannot day enough good things about Clarindo and his crew. He calendar out as soon as I was available to provide a quote which was extremely reasonable. He gave me the option to start whenever I was ready (which was 1 week from quote to project start). They completed the entire exterior paint job in 2 days (2 coats, trim and even miscellaneous repair projects that most other painters would ignore or tell me to fix on my own). They were extremely courteous and professional and even worked around two contractors installing a front door while they were prepping to paint. The finished project was also remarkable. I have a small, single level ranch with very old wood shingles that hey patched and repaired. I will absolutely use Cleynira for any other painting projects that I need and would most certainly recommend them for anybody looking for an exterior paint project. Everything was hassle and worry free and I cannot speak highly enough of Clarindo and his crew.
Cleynira construction & RemodelingCleynira construction & Remodeling
Chris K.
Adam was extremely professional and did a great job painting the three walls above our stairs. He even suggested ways for us to save money, and I would definitely hire him again!
Done Rite PaintingDone Rite Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Antonio painted a bathroom for us. He was prompt, professional, and did an excellent job cleaning up when he was finished. I highly recommend him and already have him booked to do another project for us in a few weeks .
Rodrigues Painting IncRodrigues Painting Inc
Chantele R.
Excellent Customer Service!!! Odair and team did a great job.We had some unique requests and they accommodated all of them. Very punctual and flexible as well. I HIGHLY recommend them and will absolutely hire them again. Thank you Cruz Painting!!!
Cruz PaintingCruz Painting
Thumbtack Customer
I contracted Antonio a month ago through Thumtack after reading all his great reviews and he came by to see the project and price it. Price very reasonable. Asked him to include Ben Moore paint in price, he did. He and his helper Jeff came monday morning and got right to work, by the end of the day they had finished all the walls which was a very large space including, basement hall,entrance hall, open living space of 3 rooms and hall to bedrooms with 2 coats of paint and it looked incredible. Cleaned up before they left.today they came and did all the white woodwork, again they worked expertly and fast.mi was amazed that these guys had such steady hands and they never took a break, nor never took time away on their phones...it was 16 hours of straight work and they moved all the furniture, took stuff off walls, moved fridge, and put it all back when they were done just the way it was. While they painted thry used tarps and never got a spot of paint on anything. Antonio is also very friendly,knowledgeable, and helpful...he wants to make you happy and didnt take a dime until he was done. I would hire him or recommend him to anyone in A second...he did a super fantastic job......its just too bad hes a Giants fan...LoL.
Rodrigues Painting IncRodrigues Painting Inc
Sgt D.
Cleynira Construction was on time every morning and to my delight unlike previous painters scrapping where needed without my having to say a word. The attention to detail and the prep assured that I received a quality paint job. My home looks great.
Cleynira construction & RemodelingCleynira construction & Remodeling
Lorene J.
Adam goes above and beyond. He is a professional in every way - punctual, didn’t waste time, very considerate, did a great job painting and took care of a couple of a couple of extras for me. I would highly recommend Adam and I will definitely use him again.
Done Rite PaintingDone Rite Painting
Jeff C.
Andrew was quick to respond to our request for an estimate. We found him to be professional, friendly and offered some great advice for the staining of our home and deck. He has a good crew that worked hard and took great care to prep and stain our home. Andrew has excellent communication skills and was always available to answer any questions we may have had.  We are very happy with the results. Don't hesitate to hire Ma and Pops painting as you will not be disappointed.
Ma and pops painting llcMa and pops painting llc
Taino P.
Cruz painters were amazing. I submitted the project several weeks before it was actually able to get done. He was patient with me and super responsive. He came and gave me a quote which was exactly what he charged me (note: I provided very clear pics and videos re: the project). He ended up coming sooner than anticipated and knocked it out over two days on a holiday weekend with an entire crew, all of which were great! I will certainly hire him again and would highly recommend to others! They painted all the red/brown trim to all white.
Cruz PaintingCruz Painting
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