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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 Vancouver painters
Will b.
We hired LGD Professional Painting to take care of an interior painting job at our house. They tackled caulking and painting new baseboards, painting rooms with high walls and painting our stairwell. They were very responsive throughout the entirety of the process, the prices were great, and the quality of work was fantastic. I would recommend them to anyone looking for a painter. Thank you LGD.
LGD Professional PaintingLGD Professional Painting
Amy L.
Darwin and crew were great! Timely, efficient and easy to work with, we will use Diaz Pro Painting anytime we need painting done.
Diaz Professional Painting LLCDiaz Professional Painting LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Contracted to paint several rooms and entryway of my home. I like the way they do business. Very personable and give a great satisfaction warranty along with very strong references. I highly recommend this painting service to anyone that's in the market to have home painting done.
Quicksilver Endeavors, Inc. dba Five Star PaintingQuicksilver Endeavors, Inc. dba Five Star Painting
Lisa R.
They did a good job on the painting. I did however find several paint drips on my carpets throughout the house. Carpet isn't new or anything, but I found it strange that they used so much prep time to tape and paper everything only to end up with so much paint on the carpet.
Chameleons Paint LLCChameleons Paint LLC
Jenny S.
I am happy with how everything turned out. They painted the whole downstairs as well as upstairs in a day and a half! I will use AFP Painting for future projects. Thank you!
AFP paintingAFP painting
Ashley T.
Working with Lonny, Tom, John & Victor was a pleasure! I wanted to get the interior painting project going & they began work right away! My home feels like a new house now with the fresh paint - they are all professional & friendly. Definitely would recommend to anyone! (The orange is the before in the main area we had painted - they color matched to another room for us. Also painted the stairwell + trim, 2 bedrooms upstairs & all door frames upstairs)
American MastercraftAmerican Mastercraft
Melissa F.
They did a great job, epedcially matching the green trim paint.
LGD Professional PaintingLGD Professional Painting
Heidi F.
Was fast and easy to work with. Did a great painting the trim of the house.
Proud build construction LLCProud build construction LLC
Kristi B.
They did a great job painting my bedroom. They got the previous paint off the wood trim where the previous owners didn’t tape off too well. Fair price. I would hire them again
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Tiffany A.
Mario did a great job painting my second story home. He was fair in price, prompt in response time and went straight to work upon arrival. For it just being him painting he completed the project timely and my home looks fresh and weatherized for this season and the next. Definitely be calling him again for more paint projects. Thanks Mario, awesome job.
Mj PaintingMj Painting
Sadie H.
I was so impressed by Chameleons Paint. They were able to paint all the trim and gutters in one day. Their work quality was excellent! They were very flexible as we had the timeline moved up on our patio being built. I called Jessica and she was able to move the washing/painting up by a day. I appreciated Jeffrey doing a thorough walk-thru with me before and after. He was very professional and helpful as this was our first outside painting project. They also did an excellent pressure wash to the house. This company completely changed the look of our home for the better.
Chameleons Paint LLCChameleons Paint LLC
John B.
Outstanding work, and extremely professional. If I need painting again, I will hire John.
Telles PaintingTelles Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Alfredo painted the interior of our new house. He did a good job and when we realized that we didn't like the color of the front door, he came back another day and painted it again. We will hire him again to do the exterior.
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Jordan T.
Best painters ever! Diaz Painting did an outstanding job painting our entire interior. The quality and finished product was above and beyond our expectations. They are detailed, professional, friendly and so wonderful to work with. I will recommend them to all of our family and friends!
Diaz Professional Painting LLCDiaz Professional Painting LLC
Jasmin G.
I am so pleased with Darwin and Vicky’s responsiveness to my inquiries, and their flexibility on accommodating my schedule. Darwin even painted my garage door on Sunday. Darwin even gave us tips on attachments to buy for airless paint spray. Thanks to both of them.
Diaz Professional Painting LLCDiaz Professional Painting LLC
Kathy H.
I used Diaz Professional Painting for paint and an epoxy floor in the garage. This included repairing drywall, painting walls, ceiling and trim, preparing the cement floor, filling cracks, epoxy, color chips and clear coat with anti slip additive. Darwin was very professional, responsive, had good communication skills, was friendly and wanted to make sure I was happy. They did excellent work and went above and beyond to ensure an A+ result. I would use them again!
Diaz Professional Painting LLCDiaz Professional Painting LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Because of certain requirements we had multiple quotes for the interior paint. At first meet Steve was our preference because he was more than a painter. He has an eye for great color and has a lot of experience. Steve gave recommendations (which we accepted) for paint colors. He brought over paint samples and actually painted them on the wall so we could see. He finished the job before he originally forecasted. And also, I liked how prompt Steve was to emails. Steve is the kinda guy you hand over the keys to your home too, and that's exactly what we did. Thank you Steve!
Pdxpert Painting and ConstructionPdxpert Painting and Construction
Nicole M.
Luis came over and gave us a great bid on an interior painting job, he was courteous and professional.
Katie E.
Beautiful job painting our house. They were very reliable, pleasant to work with and house looks amazing.
Joe’s Painting And Remodeling LLCJoe’s Painting And Remodeling LLC
Donna E.
Quick response. Very fair price. Excellent paint job, above and beyind. Will continue to use to repaint entire house!
All About WallzAll About Wallz
Willie H.
Ok for the lowest bid I guess. Only company that wants to be paid half upfront before starting work though. Constantly left paint and trash in yard. Told them upfront they would have to haul branches away after they cut them down, but left them behind anyway. Luckily I remembered from other companies that the cooper accent was not to be painted and informed him before he started. Was told the front window frame and dog scratches on back entrance would be repaired and painted and neither was done- just painted. Left the handle and hinges on garage door unpainted until I the final walk . But during this walk, if I expressed any of my concerns Vlad seemed rude and disinterested. Always uses excuse of "its not in the contract"- give me a break. Even though he offered to finally paint the hinges on garage (as we discussed during the estimate), he removed the hinges and give me the paint and asked me if I could repair myself and screw them back on- really! LOL! He never asked me to inspect his touch up repairs after walk through. He just drove off. As they say, never go for the cheapest or the highest estimate or for half payment upfront. Lesson learned
V Royal T Property Services LLCV Royal T Property Services LLC
Natacha S.
We could not be happier to have chosen Diaz Professional Painting for our large interior painting project. We needed our entire 1,500 sq. ft. home painted, which required so much detail and patience. Vicky and her team were able to get the job done beyond my expectations. They were very professional, detail-oriented and extremely dedicated to quality. Vicky led us through the step-by-step process, made helpful recommendations, and was also attentive to details we would not had thought of. The entire team is also very friendly, reliable, and easy to communicate with. I could not believe how fast they got the paint job completed and the number of hours they put in each day. They are truly hard workers that are serious about providing the best service. I will not hesitate to hire them in the future for similar projects.
Diaz Professional Painting LLCDiaz Professional Painting LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Painting interior and exterior Eliseo was very helpful and creative on our project. Fair price and a good flair for highlights! I recommend him
Eliseo 1 Call Does It All
Tristin G.
Beautiful painting of the house! Looks new again. Worked with me when I changed what I wanted with minimal up charging.
Diaz Professional Painting LLCDiaz Professional Painting LLC
Bill H.
Needed project completed ASAP and finished on time with exceptional quality of work. Would recommend to anyone who needs an excellent paint job completed.
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