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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 often should you paint your house's exterior?

Expert opinion is mixed, but the general range is five to 10 years. However, this depends on many factors. Houses in harsh climates with extreme temperatures, lots of dust or ice or intense sunlight may need more frequent paint jobs than those in temperate climates. Also, wood houses will need new paint more often due to the changes within the wood itself. You should also consider painting the outside of your house if you plan to sell it.

What is the best exterior house paint?

Acrylic paints are generally considered good options for today’s home exterior paint jobs. You can also choose an oil-based or latex (water-based) paint. Also, look into specialty paints for your doors, roof, gutters, siding and other exterior surfaces.

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.

What colors should I paint my house exterior?

You have many options when it comes to paint colors. For example, an off-white creates a traditional look, and it looks great with a bright door to contrast it. Yellow is a happy color that, while light blue is reminiscent of an oceanfront style. Gray houses are also on trend, providing a classy and neutral tone that remains warm and inviting.

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.

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.

Is it worth it to hire a painter to paint my house's exterior?

It is nearly always worth it to hire a painter to paint your home’s exterior. While you may feel comfortable painting a small, one-story home, anything with multiple stories, dormers or other complexities are best left to a pro.

Additionally, it’s best to let the pros handle older homes. Any time extensive prep work is needed — such as repairing chipping, bubbling, cracking or peeling paint, or fixing caulking and substrate issues — a pro can  handle it.

Contact the best painters near you to start getting free estimates and planning your project.

Can I paint my own house exterior?

While you may choose to paint a door, ground-level window trim and other parts of your house’s exterior, it’s really a job best left to the professionals. One of the main reasons is experience. An experienced painter knows how to handle the prep work, spot problems and identify sources of future trouble, all while getting the job done more efficiently. They are also experienced with spending long hours on tall ladders. If you want high-quality work, it’s best to hire a professional painter near you

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a painter during the COVID-19 pandemic?

To stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to use virtual tools for communication. If you’re hiring local interior and exterior painters, contact them to see if they’ll set up a video call to assess your project. During this call, they can get a feel for what needs to be done and may be able to give you a price quote. 

Discuss potential plans and strategies for getting the work done safely. And ask whether they accept virtual or digital payments.

Reviews for Renton exterior painters
Anas M.
Impressed with Gongora painting's work. We started off giving some interior paint job both walls and trims for a home addition project. They did flawless work ensuring all the items in the room were properly masked and covered before they started painting. Crew was very cordial, friendly and easy to converse with. We then gave them the exterior paint job. They pressure washed and did multiple coats for the walls, trims as well as doors and shutters. They finished exterior job in like 3 days doing long hours. Kudos to the crew Aldo, Angie, Benny and all rounder Omar for making it a smooth sailing for both the interior and exterior projects. Highly recommend them for all your painting needs!
Gongora PaintingGongora Painting
Gary S.
I highly recommend Cam's Painting. They were very detailed, organized, communicated extremely well, and did an outstanding job on the exterior of my house.
Cam's Quality Paint and Remodel LLCCam's Quality Paint and Remodel LLC
Maria G.
Carlos and his team did an excellent job on painting the exterior of my house! The work was very fast and high-quality. I would recommend him and would use him again. Thank you so much All season painting
All Season PaintingAll Season Painting
Carly M.
Working with Jeff and his team was great. He stands behind his work and is very knowledgeable. They were very quick, and finished our entire exterior paint project within a week. Visual Painting was a great bang for the buck. Would hire again.
Visual Remodel and Painting LLCVisual Remodel and Painting LLC
Kerry C.
Leo and his team recently painted the exterior of our house. They did a great job! Responsive to our requests, professional and great work. We will hire them again for the interior.
Eco Home PaintingEco Home Painting
Johnny N.
Geraldo and the Highlands’ team went above and beyond with our exterior paint project. Very flexible with weather and changes we had. Their attention to detail was much appreciated. They left each day with a clean work environment. Would highly recommend.
Highlands Painting LLCHighlands Painting LLC
Tammy N.
Without hesitation I recommend Luis and LF Painting and Remodeling. Excellent is not strong enough to describe our experience with Luis and LF Painting and Remodel. His crew arrived daily as expected, worked quickly and had the greatest work ethic. Luis kept in contact with me, responded quickly and transformed my home beautifully by painting the exterior. While on site, we had a dry wall need inside the home ( not related to work being done by LF) and when I texted him to see if they could assist. He sent someone right away and they rescued me! I am now in the process of working on additional projects with LF and could not be happier with their service. While they were paining the exterior of my home, my neighbor was watching and realized my crew was providing superior work and she has now contracted with them to paint her home as well. Throughout the process, if there was even the smallest detail I noticed, they happily attended to it. I highly recommend Luis and his crew, without hesitation.
LF Painting and Remodeling LLCLF Painting and Remodeling LLC
Titia K.
I would highly recommend Extraordinaire Painting. Daniel is super responsive, easy and flexible to work with, and very hands on to ensure his clients are happy. From the initial contact, through the planning stage and actual job performance, Daniel and his crew are readily available, professional, and delivered a stellar finished product. I could not be happier and would highly recommend him. His price is competitive, and every single member is his crew showed great attention to detail and pride in their work. My home exterior looks brand new. Five stars !
Extraordinaire Painting LLCExtraordinaire Painting LLC
Allison M.
Came to our house and looked at it for 2 minutes and just kept shaking his head saying oh that’s a lot of work. It’s a very small house (1000 sq feet) that was already 70% done. So if that seemed like a lot of work I would be concerned for any other customers. I mean isn’t all exterior painting a lot of work? He just kept trying to get out of the job when we hadn’t even hired him yet we just wanted a quote. Do not recommend! I honestly feel uncomfortable with them having our address now.
Popcorn & painting drywall morePopcorn & painting drywall more
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