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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 Issaquah painters
Sameer k.
Worked with Morenos for garage painting and deck painting. Both jobs were done well, on time and with good quality.
Moreno's Painting and FenceMoreno's Painting and Fence
Raj p.
I recommend Jeff for interior painting
Jeffrey Mariott DesignsJeffrey Mariott Designs
Tracy Y.
Very nice painting! Highly recommend Carlos!
Carlos CabralCarlos Cabral
Thumbtack Customer
Cam and Emily do it right. They painted our house beautifully, providing the highest quality work and exceptional attention to detail. If quality is important to you, I highly recommend Cam's Quality Paint and Remodel.
Cam's Quality Paint and Remodel LLCCam's Quality Paint and Remodel LLC
Carrie H.
Misa did a great job painting our 4 bedrooms and two bathrooms!
Corina R.
Carlos did an amazing job touching up paint in a few rooms and painting several others. His price was very reasonable, and we were able to schedule our job quickly. By using a translator, we were able to communicate adequately.
Carlos CabralCarlos Cabral
Nayeem S.
Jose was prompt to respond and was flexible on the paint job timing amidst coronavirus. He and his partner spent a lot of time and effort in the work and were very accommodating to any feedback/suggestion made. Will hire again for other home paint work in future.
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Leah C.
William and his team did wonderful job of painting my entryway including a tall wall (15+ feet) that had wallpaper. (removed and painted) He was pleasure to work with and always showed up on time. (and stayed late to finish on time) Also, he was very quick to respond on any inquiries and was very respectful of our property while working on the project. Will definitely hire his team again for any future painting project. Thank you.
Johanna P.
Carlos did a fantastic job painting my entryway and dining room, especially the large walls, 19’ ceiling, around the trim and sky lights. He is also very responsive and flexible with any changes. Highly recommended! and will have them back to paint other rooms.
Carlos CabralCarlos Cabral
Darrell R.
On time and on budget. No surprises. Excellent painting job. Cleaned up everything. Pleasure to do business with.
EVCO PaintingEVCO Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Deonte did a good job painting and tiling in my new home. He's so honest
SG CarpentrySG Carpentry
Jane B.
I’m really happy with the outcome of our bathroom painting. The company made sure we were happy with the results.
Ajish R.
Joselin and Daniel did a very professional interior painting and cleaning job in my house. They were very punctual too.
Rocz Cleaning ServiceRocz Cleaning Service
Arvind S.
I hired the house for painting my garage. Aguinaldo and one more person came at the promised time A day before he sent the colors I had asked him for and asked me to finalize They did a thorough job, removed my tool boards, painted and then re attached them back. I'm happy with the work!
The house  paintingThe house painting
Thumbtack Customer
Fantástic job. Very professional and thorough l was very pleased with the job. I would definitely use Seattle Painting again!
Seattle Painting  llcSeattle Painting llc
Thumbtack Customer
We cannot speak highly enough about the job that Cam and Emily did in painting our entire exterior. When we purchased our house, the exterior had been neglected for a number of years. Prior to painting, significant sanding of custom molding and traditional wood-framed windows was required. Additionally, landscape was overgrown, gutters were clogged, and deck suffered from damaged boards. Cam and Emily did an impeccable job of completing all of the repairs and meticulously preparing the cedar siding for new paint. They took great care in highlighting the architectural features of the house. Throughout the process, Cam and Emily were incredibly attentive to detail, ensuring all of our needs were met and nothing was missed. Three months and many rainstorms later, the paint on the house and deck still look fantastic. The results speak for themselves and are a testament to their philosophy of focusing on a single project at a time. Cam and Emily work with integrity and we give them our highest recommendation to anyone looking for help on painting/remodeling projects.
Cam's Quality Paint and Remodel LLCCam's Quality Paint and Remodel LLC
Bhargava K.
They did a great job painting my garage. Helped with color and all for getting hoa approval and completed job on time at good value.
DYC Painting LLCDYC Painting LLC
Maddy S.
Leo, Fabiano and Cleuton were great. Leo co-ordinated with us about the interior painting at our place, answered any questions we had and provided additional information when needed. Fabiano and Cleuton did the actual painting. They were highly efficient, detail-oriented and very professional. They completed the work before the allotted time, sometimes working close to 12 hours. We were scheduled to complete the work from Monday-Friday but Fabiano and Cleuton were done (including cleaning) at noon on Thursday. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking to get a paint job done.
Eco Home PaintingEco Home Painting
Thumbtack Customer
The work was excellent and Rosie and her husband are prompt, detailed, and thorough. I have no complaints about the quality of their work, their attention to detail, or willingness to get things done on a deadline. There are very amiable, as well. HOWEVER, they charged an hourly rate and slow-rolled: 24 work hours to paint scrape and paint a garage door! It would have been cheaper to replace the doors with new ones. The quality of their work was overshadowed by the enormous price tag.
Seeks Design Associates, Inc.Seeks Design Associates, Inc.
Karen c.
Did a great job, super nice paint job, great details!! Would definitely recommend this company, nice people to work with!! My house looks way better!! Thanks
Highlands Painting LLCHighlands Painting LLC
Thumbtack Customer
SPDC painted my entire recently purchased Condo. I was on a time constraint & they got it done on time, quickly and professionally. Thanks Patrick. I love the job your guys did.
Seattle Paint and Drywall Co.Seattle Paint and Drywall Co.
Gautam B.
Cam did a great job with painting our house- he gave us the best quote and the work was top notch. Very nice working with him- I would hire him again, every time!
Cam's Quality Paint and Remodel LLCCam's Quality Paint and Remodel LLC
Thumbtack Customer
He was highly recommended to me by my friend and he did an outstanding job painting my door, He was very nice and very cooperative, I would definitely contact him again for my next project.
Seattle Painting  llcSeattle Painting llc
Galen W.
I know I checked all the boxes, Work Quality, Professionalism, Responsiveness etc etc. But with Julie it was absolutely true. She painted our house exterior and decks. Wonderful quality work, clean gardens when they left.
Impression Painting LLCImpression Painting LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Israel painted the exterior of my house and he did an excellent job. Quick but very efficient and well done. All at a very good price. I will definitely use his service again and will recommend him to my friends.
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