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Your burning questions: answered

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.

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.

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 Kenosha painters
Thumbtack Customer
They did a decent job of painting the trim, but they painted all my windows shut.
Painting and BeyondPainting and Beyond
Shaun J.
AMEL painting painted our daughters bedroom on Christmas Eve. We wanted it painted right away due to hosting Christmas. Their work was amazing and they were really fast. Couldn’t have been happier with how her room turned out. Can’t wait to figure out more projects so they can paint those thing as well!
AMEL Painting Inc.AMEL Painting Inc.
Diana F.
Mpc Painting Pros did an excellent job painting the entire interior of our home. Manny did a great job of communicating regularly with progress updates. The painters all did an excellent job with the details - along all of the stained woodwork, cabinets and trim. I would highly recommend Mpc Painting Pros for any of your painting needs.
MCM Painting Bros, LLCMCM Painting Bros, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
I had my master bath, basement stairway,living room, kitchen, office, guest bath and bedroom painted by Ken and son Mike. They were on time everyday, were very clean and covered all furniture and carpet.there painting is top notch all areas are painted perfectly! Price was good for the amount of work done. I would hire again And recommend to anyone who needs painting done.
KL PaintingKL Painting
Dawn L.
Ken and his son did an excellent job painting our home. We had quite a bit to paint, but all of the areas were painted flawlessly. They also made to sure to clean up afterwards. Aside from that, Ken is a really good guy - down to earth. We will definitely be hiring him in the future.
KL PaintingKL Painting
Kaylene k.
I met with Miro (owner) and everything seemed like it was going to be a smooth transaction. His employee came and seeing as I needed my entire house painted I thought there would be more than 1 person to do such a job, but no. First they had to split the job into 2 weekends, no biggie. The next weekend comes and there are now 2 employees. Neither employee speaks english very well, so the language barrier is thick. One of the employees gets grey paint on the ceiling because he didnt tape off where he was cutting in. They ask if I have ceiling paint. Only slightly irritated at this point I give them WHITE ceiling paint, only to come back later to them using BEIGE paint. Said beige paint was located in my basement, which means they went down and got that can too. I asked what color they were using and showed them that it was not the white paint I gave them, the response I got was "we changed" "is ok?". Furious at this point I told them to repaint it white, but they couldn't do so that day because "the beige paint was wet". 3rd day w/ painters- they came to finish the ceiling, which is now white. HOWEVER they left a random white paint line on another part of the ceiling area that is colored differently (as if they were going to paint, realized it was a different color, then was like "nah"). When does Miro come in again? He was kind enough to send them to paint half my kitchen, except they got paint all over the ceiling there too! TLDR: Got paint all over ceiling. For a $1200 job, a neighbor kid could do equivalent.
Painting and BeyondPainting and Beyond
Thumbtack Customer
Steve did a great job painting 2 bedrooms at the last minute for us before we moved into our house. Would recommend him and when we decide to do more painting will reach out to him.
SRN PaintingSRN Painting
Evodio Z.
I have 8 years of commercial and residential indoor and outdoor painting experience.
Thumbtack Customer
I recently used Autumn to paint the interior of my house. Jason had the best price and got the job done super fast. I would hire Autum Contracting again.
OCS Contracting ServicesOCS Contracting Services
Thumbtack Customer
The price was reasonable - 2 day job to paint roughly 1,000 square feet of wall / ceiling space - 2 coats plus a couple small dry wall repairs. Friendly. They showed up on time and did a great job. Moved furniture & pictures from the walls that were too large for me to move. Returned all furniture and pictures to their locations. Cleaned up from day one to day two. I would rehire for another painting job.
Painting and BeyondPainting and Beyond
Rehan A.
Jaime did a great job, on my exterior painting job. They are professional, hard working, and very satisfied with work at a very reasonable price. I would hire them again for additional projects.
Sosa serviceSosa service
Thumbtack Customer
Kris recently painted several rooms in my home and it was great. He did a faux finish and it was awesome. He listens to what you have to say and it is a pleasure to work with him. I will be using him again.
Kryber Artistic Remodeling Inc.Kryber Artistic Remodeling Inc.
Keith W.
Cristian and the team at L&C did a nice job with painting our porch and exterior trim. They were able to squeeze me into their schedule and got the work done fast. Very professional and punctual as well. I will hire them again for future work.
L&C PaintingL&C Painting
Thumbtack Customer
Had he outside of my house and garage painted. Rangel and his team did a great job and took care of the smaller details as well that I feel most painters would neglect or shortcut. I would recommend Serna as well as hire them again. Also reasonably priced.
Serna painting Inc.Serna painting Inc.
Julian G.
Wow, where do I start with John...affordable, honest, reliable, and his quality of work is impeccable! He has been in the business for decades and his attention to detail is exceptional. He painted my exterior door/shutters too include my complete first floor w/ two colors. John truly exceeded my expectations and is also a consummate professional with customer satisfaction at heart. I will never rely or hire anyone but him for anything painting wise. Due to his quality of work and affordability I am already looking for the more things to do in my home because I know John will do it right the first time. Thank you John, I truly appreciate you!
Paint and Point, Inc.Paint and Point, Inc.
Thumbtack Customer
Great TEAM! They moved, vacuumed and replaced all furniture, worked around us so we didn't have to leave the condo, and did a beautiful job of painting! Attention to detail and desire to make everything "just perfect" was refreshing and admirable. Personable, professional, neat and efficient 6 rooms, 2 coats, in two days? Price comparable to (or lower than) single painters who wanted us to move everything. Outstanding in every respect. Highly recommended!
Advanced Painting & Power Washing of IllinoisAdvanced Painting & Power Washing of Illinois
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