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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 Kirkland painters
Michelle H.
We just had one room to paint that needed patching and a few coats of paint. Alex worked very hard and the room looks lovely.
Ekaterina V.
Thank you Seattle Paint Works.
Seattle Paint WorksSeattle Paint Works
Thumbtack Customer
The interior painting work done by Jorge and Proman is terrific! He painted our old, dark brown doors to white and they look great. His painting is precise, his bid was the best-priced, and he did the work in great timing. I will definitely hire him again!
Proman ServicesProman Services
Eric F.
Wasted no time in setting up and appointment to come out and give an estimate. Did a great looking job painting a room and touching up the paint on another wall.
Dennis K.
Gongora Painting did a fantastic job painting our condo. They came out to take a look at our project quickly and provided an estimate at the same day. They then finished the work in the time agreed and the end result is incredible, we couldn't be happier! We would definitely hire Gongora Painting again!
Gongora PaintingGongora Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Paint work was great! Detailed, clean and thorough.
OMB PaintingOMB Painting
Uday M.
Interior painted quickly and cleanly! Leo is very professional
Eco Home PaintingEco Home Painting
Alissa H.
Did a great job on our garage paint and was incredibly fast! Clearly very skilled. Will definitely look to hire them again for future painting jobs. Thanks so much for your hard work!
Hurtado Painting, Construction,  and HandymanHurtado Painting, Construction, and Handyman
Olga-Ann M.
Erik's team did a fantastic job. His team has great attention to detail and pride their work. I was very pleased with Seattle Paint Works and would recommend them for any paint project!
Seattle Paint WorksSeattle Paint Works
Megan K.
It was so easy to set us, and the price was far better than the other quotes I received. I had an exterior paint job, and the house looked so much better afterwards! There was great attention to detail and they made sure I was happy with each part of the job. I will definitely use Mijangos Painting again if I need any painting done.
Mijangos PaintingMijangos Painting
Steve Y.
The price is very reasonable, the fences were painted beautifully. Highly recommended!
P&A landscapingP&A landscaping
Thumbtack Customer
We were very pleased with the job Julie did for us. We weren't planning to paint our entire condominium, but Julie did such a great job that we kept asking her to do more and before we knew it she had painted the entire interior. Julie is fast, efficient, and easy to work with. We definitely plan to use her again for future painting projects.
Impression Painting LLCImpression Painting LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Jose and his crew did a phenomenal job painting the exterior of our vinyl windows. They were a cream color and after being painted by Seattle Painting they look brand new! We couldn't be happier with the outcome. Jose made sure everything was perfect and put in extra time and energy to ensure the job was done right. We will definitely hire this company again in the future! Thanks, Jose!
Seattle Painting  llcSeattle Painting llc
Did a good job of painting our house. Will surely hire again
Hurtado Painting, Construction,  and HandymanHurtado Painting, Construction, and Handyman
Falko K.
Great job painting walls and cabinets quickly, for reasonable price and in great quality
Hurtado Painting, Construction,  and HandymanHurtado Painting, Construction, and Handyman
Krishnan K.
We had a really good experience with Seattle Fresh Painting. They were on time for quotes, reasonable with prices, on time for the job and stuck to their quotes. Talk less, do more attitude.. perfect ! We will surely hire them for our future painting needs !
Seattle Fresh PaintingSeattle Fresh Painting
Asmita R.
We are very pleased with the work provided by Art of Painting. Definitely would recommend them
Art of Painting and Custom RestorationArt of Painting and Custom Restoration
Karthik S.
Pro brush painting is amazing!!! Super professional, he is very punctual, very clean work. I had hired him for fixed price for the project including paint, he didn’t get cheap paint like many others, he went and bought highest quality paint, he meticulously did the work, there is not a single drop or a mistake. In addition, he also took care of painting a mantle that had stain (outside of project), and he did it for free, when asked why? He says not doing that won’t look elegant and won’t give him job satisfaction!! That’s the kind of person he is. Best of all, the price I paid was reasonable and beat one other quote I had gotten. I will hire him again on another project and will recommend to all my friends.
BuildwithBari llcBuildwithBari llc
Yilin X.
Professional painting works. They are willing to take feedbacks and take actions, and our communication was clear and smooth too.
DYC Painting LLCDYC Painting LLC
Christine B.
Interior home painted in a timely manner. This included interior doors and woodwork. Communication is excellent! Price fair!
Extraordinaire Painting LLCExtraordinaire Painting LLC
Estelle S.
While we ultimately decided to postpone the interior paint job, he arrived punctually and have a competitive quote.
Hurtado Painting, Construction,  and HandymanHurtado Painting, Construction, and Handyman
Nikhil R.
I got a garage painting and epoxy flooring job done through DYC painting. David was very responsive to my request and was able to provide a quote just based on project description and photos. And he was able to come on a weekend and finish the entire job within half a day. The quality of work was great as well.
DYC Painting LLCDYC Painting LLC
Thumbtack Customer
The job was painting 4 hallways and stairwells in our condos. Stacy is the ultimate professional, who showed up on time for the bid and work, and did an excellent job.
EVCO PaintingEVCO Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Rick painted a great mural of the state of Washington with a "Welcome to Kirkland" stamp, on the outside wall of a new Taco Bell we are building it looks fantastic and Rick was great to work with.
Wow MuralsWow Murals
Anuja S.
Cam was amazing. He was honest about how long he would take and the amount of work required. He did an amazing job painting every part of the house with great care. Eventually he finished 2 days before he had promised. He is a hard worker, who does not compromise on quality. I would definitely recommend Cam for any painting. It’s just him and one other person painting so it might take a little longer that what others can do but if you want the job done well then he’s you’re guy. 2 of the blinds were not working correctly post the project and he came back to look at them and correctly fix them.
Cam's Quality Paint and Remodel LLCCam's Quality Paint and Remodel LLC
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