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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 Franklin painters
Deepa A.
I hired Juan to paint our rental office. He did a good job. The paint I had got was not of good quality, he took the trouble to buy better quality paint and redo the painting as required.
Angel Painting & Home improvementsAngel Painting & Home improvements
Sukee J.
Juan and his team did a great job painting interior for my new home. We had planned to paint only the walls not realizing that builder had painted the ceiling off-white. Juan recommended painting the ceilings white to give better contrast. I am glad that we took his advice as the house looked beautiful after the job. I highly recommend him.
Angel Painting & Home improvementsAngel Painting & Home improvements
Pali D.
Excellent job. Paints a ceiling like an artist. Thanks!
Fantastic FinishesFantastic Finishes
Lauryn G.
Asa recently painted our gameroom and we could not be happier with his work. He was a pleasure to work with, always responded to messages quickly and showed up on schedule to paint and completed the work quickly. He painted the walls, ceiling, trim and two doors. We are very pleased with the finished product and would recommend him to family and friends.
Davis Custom FinishesDavis Custom Finishes
Judson R.
We were able to get a quote within a day or two. The quote for our paint job was more than reasonable. Overall high-quality work for painting all of our house inside. All walls and trim were painted, and the drywall was repaired. The team took their time and did a great job! I will use them again.
BNG RemodelBNG Remodel
Fan Z.
Pro Painting LLC helped us get a small painting project done efficiently and professionally within a reasonable budget. We are happy with the result and will be glad to choose them again for future projects.
PRO PAINTING & CLEANINGPRO PAINTING & CLEANING
Thumbtack Customer
We bought a new house and Jose came to do some interior painting. He was punctual and worked very quickly! The painting looked perfect and it was a very reasonable price! As he worked, he checked to make sure it was what we wanted and I appreciated that! I would definitely hire him again for any future painting needs!!!
J&A Painting and stainingJ&A Painting and staining
John F.
Jess and her team did an outstanding job painting our house. They were on time, finished on schedule and the quality of the work was excellent. I would highly recommend them for any painting or drywall work.
That Paint GirlThat Paint Girl
Dawn C.
Once again we have called Angel painting and we are not disappointed. They arrived on time and did a meticulous job of painting another part of our home. We will call them again for additional rooms and recommend them without hesitation!!!
Angel Painting & Home improvementsAngel Painting & Home improvements
Mary L.
Angel painting is the best painting company I've ever used. Very competitive pricing with high quality work. They did an excellent job on our business space as well as the interior of our home. We are now having them do our exterior .
Angel Painting & Home improvementsAngel Painting & Home improvements
Deborah L.
We were very happy with the painting job we had done. Very responsive. Came right out gave a quote that was fair and reasonable. The guys were professional and punctual. Great work. Cleaned up afterward and it looks great. Would definitely recommend Perez Painting!
Perez Panther PaintingPerez Panther Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Jesse did a fantastic job painting and was very easy to work with. Would definitely work with him again!
McIntyre PaintingMcIntyre Painting
Colette W.
He kept coming up with excuses at to why he couldn't paint. He did a terrible job painting, tried to tell me he painted trim which he did not, there were paint splatters everywhere and all over my newly finished wood floor. I had to pay to have my wood floors repaired. I had paint all over fixtures, they left trash throughout my house, and he was surprised when I expected him to put blinds back into the windows that they had taken down. He kept promising me he would get the job completed, and then when I got to my house the job was not even remotely finished. When I went back the following day to see what had actually been done I was horrified at what I had seen in the damage he had caused.
Angel Painting & Home improvementsAngel Painting & Home improvements
Nick C.
Was painted white, but remainder of project was not completed as the color was different. As a professional who made a consultation visit first to review the job, I would have expected the colors to be matched and/or verified prior to starting the job. In addition, there was a lot of paint overspray all over my plants and bushes. The painter advised this would go away with rain, however, after two weeks with a lot of rain, the paint is still there. In fact, some of my plants have to be replaced due to now being dead. Response to Top Coat review answer: Yes it has been two weeks but as I stated, it would have been helpful if during the consultation, the painter (as the the professional), would have advised the correct color and painted to that.
Top Coat professional painting CorpTop Coat professional painting Corp
Mandy S.
Jehody painted the 25ft entry way . They were prompt, honest and reasonably priced. We will be using them again!
Jehody paintingJehody painting
SAI A.
These guys are awesome. They have painted our media room. After paining, room is much better. Thanks for all the help :)
HomeandgaragewizardsHomeandgaragewizards
Christopher N.
GREAT job! I-Paint was very responsive to my questions and concerns. Attentive to detail. GREAT work at a reasonable cost!
i Painti Paint
Julie W.
Davis Custom Finishes painted my fireplace and bookshelves. Great work and quality. Very Professional. I would recommend to anyone.
Davis Custom FinishesDavis Custom Finishes
Thumbtack Customer
Jesse was extremely conscientious and professional in painting my upstairs office. I intend to use him for a series of projects around the house.
McIntyre PaintingMcIntyre Painting
James M.
Angel Aguirre (Aguirre Painters) painted 9 new windows for me, painted some trim, and did a small drywall repair. He did a nice, clean job, cleaned up after his work, and was on time each day and finished the job on time. Angel himself did all the work and I would recommend and use him again.
Aguirre PaintersAguirre Painters
Mary B.
Doug was very conscientious. He did a great job. I will call on him again for my next paint job. Highly recommend.
Paragon PaintingParagon Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Jesse was very professional & efficient. They painted my 2-story living room & a bedroom. Great job!! I highly recommend them!!
McIntyre PaintingMcIntyre Painting
Fran C.
I absolutely loved Jennifer and Miguel and their family. They are professional and did a very meticulous job of painting my house. I would recommend them to anyone.
Alba Family ProsAlba Family Pros
Joanie L.
I have already referred DS painting to several of my friends. They did outstanding work, we’re on time and very professional. They also were respectful and wore Covid masks, and cleaned up the work area. I was very impressed how they tackled my 18 foot foyer. Their price was reasonable to compared to other quotes. I will definitely be using DS painting again. Even my dog loved them!
DS PaintingDS Painting
Brian H.
K did a great job on our newly purchased home painting project. It looks fantastic!! Very happy with the finished product! The crew was on time and kept working until it was done.
K’s Quality Home ImprovementK’s Quality Home Improvement
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