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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 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 Ogden painters
Kathy T.
David was very professional and very helpful by suggesting paint colors and paint finishes. Together we walked through every detail of what was to be done on the exterior painting of the house. Because of his experience he made suggestions that in the end really made a difference in the outcome of the job. David was very careful with his prep work and paid attention to details. The house was built in 1941 and was looking her age, but this paint job really brought her back to life. She looks great now!
Danie S.
I love how the space looks now that it’s painted. Zamudio Painters have been so great and I’ll definitely be reaching out to them for any other paint projects I have.
Zamudio PaintersZamudio Painters
Elisabeth W.
We had a great experience with Klint! Very responsive and pricing was very reasonable. He also got us on the calendar quickly. He showed up and worked hard. Our paint job looks excellent! He painted a stair railing for us, including the pre-work of caulking and sanding. He did two coats of primer and two coats of paint and it all turned out so awesome. We would definitely go to him again for any paint work we need done.
Pristine PaintingPristine Painting
Jan W.
Mark was very professional and did an exceptional job on the exterior of the home painting.
Van Doorn  PaintingVan Doorn Painting
Sharon A.
Paul and his crew were amazing. From the beginning so mannerly and positive about the project of removing some tough wallpaper and painting. Work was completed in the time committed to by Paul and the finished job was beautiful. Will use PB Painting again and highly recommend.
PB Painting  & DrywallPB Painting & Drywall
Thumbtack Customer
David did a quality job and for a great value. I would gladly use him again for any painting needs.
Melanie T.
Oscar and crew were great to work with. I would highly recommend Salt Lake Custom Painting. Very responsive and professional.
Salt Lake Custom Painting LLCSalt Lake Custom Painting LLC
Barbara H.
Siua did an excellent job for us!!!! We were very pleased with his work!!! He worked hard, was professional, and completed the work as requested a timely manner. He was very cautious and careful in protecting other areas from paint drips. We will definitely request his service again when we have more painting, and would highly recommend him for any job!!!!!
Siua's Concrete ServicesSiua's Concrete Services
Rina J.
Ricky was willing to take on the painting of an older deck. His crew was conscious and efficient. They cleaned up after themselves and were very pleasant. We are very happy with the results.
Ricky's Paint LLCRicky's Paint LLC
Marcy R.
Wow, what an amazing experience. Fro. The vid to finishing up all the painting this has been a wonderful experience. The prices are reasonable and the work is truly excellent. I'll definitely be using again.
Painter1 of Greater SLCPainter1 of Greater SLC
Brandon T.
Javier and his assistant worked very efficiently together, completing an entire interior painting job in just two and a half days. Responsive to touchup requests and easy to work with. Would hire again.
HDD Master PaintersHDD Master Painters
Michaela N.
He did an AMAZING job! Incredible attention to detail, fast work and very easy to work with. I will be referring him to anyone I know that needs painting and using him again in the future.
Mary w.
I was in a bind, I am selling my house and the handyman canceled, Mark was able to squeeze me in between jobs and did a fast fix on a few walls and he painted the main front door and it looks great
Van Doorn  PaintingVan Doorn Painting
Molly W.
they were fantastic! professional and courteous. They left my house clean and did a seriously rad job on the painting. I was really impressed. She communicated well and clearly and got the job done in a very reasonable amount of time.
JPaints UtahJPaints Utah
Amber W.
We hired Mark to paint our new/old home interior (1950s fixer upper). He was the most competent and most agreeably priced bid, out of 4. Mark worked with us on the details of the project and got to work. I am very happy with the quality of Mark's work. And, he cleaned up when he was finished, hooray! Hard to find an experienced professional that is ALSO courteous. Thanks Mark! We highly recommend Mark, have recommended him to family, and will have him back for the next paint project.
Van Doorn  PaintingVan Doorn Painting
Jennie T.
I highly recommend Full Colors. Our original painter got held up on another job and wasn’t going to have time to paint our trim before installation. We were under a very tight time crunch with just two days to find a new painter. Jonathan promptly responded, was very reasonable with his pricing, and was able to complete the job in less than 24 hours of posting my Thumbtack request. Over 800 linear feet of crown molding and baseboards are now primed, painted and ready for install. I am a very satisfied customer.
Full Colors Painting, LLC.Full Colors Painting, LLC.
Matt M.
Jess was great to work with. She always responded quickly to my texts, she showed up to work when she said she would, and the quality of her work was excellent. I would use her again for any future painting projects.
JPaints UtahJPaints Utah
Courtney F.
We were thoroughly impressed with the attention to detail and the workmanship he provided. We had several crack and drywall repairs he did for us along with painting. The repair work was so good, you can't even tell that there was an issue. I highly recommend Philippe.
Top Notch RemodelingTop Notch Remodeling
Lynn B.
DH construction recently completed an interior painting at a property I am preparing for sale in the near future. I found this to be a positive experience as I was proactively offered project advice, given a written estimate that Derek stood by and completed work that was in question in the estimate without additional charge. He provided a crew that finished more quickly than I anticipated and left the property in clean condition upon job completion. I look forward to using this company when I start on my next project. I will recommend this company to anyone having a need for a service he provides.
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