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    Bartolo De Leon Logo

    In business since 2009

    Arlington, VA·

    Painting

    About us: "We're a locally owned and operated company that values honesty and integrity and treats your home as if it were our own. Our services are customized to the individual project, paying close attention to the details of each project that we're involved with. We pride ourselves on the quality of our work as well as our commitment to outstanding results. We look forward to building lasting relationships and guaranteeing your satisfaction!"

    Merrifield Paint & Design, Inc. Logo
    Arlington, VA·

    Residential & Commercial Painting, Interior & Exterior, Drywall repair , and 1 more

    "Merrifield Paint & Design was easy to work with to get my job done. Mario and Eddie did a fantastic job, completing it on time and with high quality."

    Amanda R. in May 2018

    Uceda Painting Services, LLC Logo
    Arlington, VA·

    Interior Painting exterior painting. Commercial and residential jobs. We also provide tile installation, hardwood and carpet as well

    "Carlos and his painters do an excellent job. Friendly, professional and affordable. Carlos is very committed to doing the best job...like he would want if he was painting his own home! He is a perfectionist... if you want something done differently or not pleased, Carlos will make it Right! Very impressed with his commitment and making sure his customer is more than satisfied. It is hard to find owners or companies as dedicated as Carlos!"

    Allen A. in June 2021

    SH
    Arlington, VA·

    Drywall and Plaster, Painting

    "Carlos was very pleasant, He installed two wooden railings inside my house on two different floors, He also installed two grab bars in the bathroom. He was neat. He wanted my input as he went along with the projects, I would definitely recommend him."

    Mary W. in December 2022

    Brothers Construction Logo
    Arlington, VA·

    "I had a great experience with Brothers Construction! They were timely, communicated well & professional. Their work turned out just as I envisioned. I hired them to remove the popcorn ceiling in a bathroom & to install a shower door. Would recommend them."

    Fiona M. in October 2023

    Jireth Home Improvement, LLC. Logo
    Alexandria, VA·

    Painting, Drywall

    "Ever and his partner expertly patched holes in our ceiling after we had recessed lights installed. They also painted. They took their time and carefully selected. The right matching ceiling paint. Their finished work was seamless. I would recommend them and will use them again."

    Gabe M. in March 2022

    Ever Painting Logo
    Arlington, VA·

    Painting

    "Did good work. But he had trouble with time management- if you need the job done ASAP- you need to be sure you have understanding with the contractor. Otherwise, very nice and cleaned up after himself."

    Joan S. in October 2020

    PU

    "Carlos was fast friendly and completed the work perfectly"

    Katie K. in June 2023

    ES
    Falls Church, VA·

    Drywall - Repair, Handyman for Multiple Small Projects, Remodeling , and 4 more

    "Walter completed several projects at my house such as repairing furniture, gutter cleaning, painting a cedar fence, and securing the porch railing in the concrete base. He is extremely thorough and professional. I am very pleased with his work and will hire him again for projects in the future."

    Christine S. in October 2016

    SHC Construction Logo

    In business since 2012

    Falls Church, VA·

    Handyman for Multiple Small Projects, Dry Wall, Interior and Exterior Painting

    About us: "A leading construction company in Arlington, Virginia focuses on providing optimum quality in various construction services for everyone in Arlington, Virginia and surrounding areas. As the company owner, Jose Sanchez, I have been in the industry for over 15 years. Thus, you can rest assured that no matter what construction project we handle, we will be giving nothing but highly professional and expert works. Our gallery's collections of photos from previous construction projects can attest to the amount of time, thought, and effort that we put into the services we provide. Of course, while we strive to provide the most beautiful designs and outcomes, we understand that price is one of the most important deciding factors for clients. That is why we offer the fairest prices for our best quality works. Call today for your free estimate!"

    Roland Renovation USA Inc. Logo

    In business since 2020

    Painting, Remodeling

    About us: "With several years of experience, we work hard to bring each customer the best possible service and quality available. We look forward to working with you on your next project. We welcome your questions and thank you for your interest."

    UC

    In business since 2014

    Alexandria, VA·

    Painting

    About us: "We are a locally owned and operated company that values honesty and integrity and treats your home as if it were our own. We have many years of experience to give you confidence that we are your number one choice for your next home project. You will find us to be competitively priced with close attention to the details of each and every project that we are involved with. We look forward to building lasting relationships and guarantee your satisfaction!"

    FC
    Arlington, VA·

    "They did remodelation of bathroom they paint,they clean, details and organize. I really recommended them."

    Zelealaem A. in February 2024

    LF
    Alexandria, VA·

    Deck or Porch - Repair, Drywall - Repair, Exterior Surfaces - Powerwashing , and 2 more

    "Went above and beyond on all my projects. Completed a long to-do list, including painting a room and ceiling with two coats, in less than a day. Professional and courteous. I will call on them again."

    Carolyn L. in July 2019

    Balteza Property Services Logo
    Alexandria, VA

    Interior-Exterior Tiles & Flooring Repairs, Replacement, & Installations; Stone Works., Interior-Exterior Residential Painting,, Electrical, Lights, Security Cameras & Alarm Systems, & Low-Voltage Installations-Repairs , and 2 more

    "We will definitely hire them again and we will highly recommend them to anyone needing their services. They promptly answered our initial query and gave us a fair quote. We were in the process of moving and desperately needed help fixing our home to get it ready to go on the market. They are good at many different services besides painting, so in addition to painting all of the walls and trim in our townhome (a huge job in itself!), they also repaired our fence, replaced some concrete in our sidewalk that had cracked, re-stained our back deck, and re-painted our outdoor railing. You can tell that Bledar and Vaciel, who are the owners, take a lot of pride in their work - 5-stars!"

    Jennifer S. in July 2021

    Davis Contracting Logo
    Manassas, VA·

    Roofing, gutters, siding, decks, wood replacement, exterior painting, brick replacement,, Our areas of expertise is this we don't hire any subcontractors everything we do is all under our control my men do eve seamless gutters basement waterproofing interior exterior wood replacement vinyl, Over 50 years in the contracting business third generation licensed bonded and insured member of the Better Business Bureau one of the highest reviewed companies in the state of Virginia integrity

    "Had originally just needed a repair in the eve area where raccoons has caused some damage. They came and gave me a quote for it and then also told me they could repair my deck and add a new roof and repaint my whole house and gave me such an amazing price I couldn't turn it down. The workmen were incredible, hardworking, super nice men. They even stayed late Christmas Eve to finish everything up and had such amazing attentiveness to all the last minute detail. They are just absolutely fabulous people, if I could give them a higher rating I would in a heartbeat. They will always be first on my list to recommend to anyone!"

    Donald H. in December 2019

    OH

    In business since 2015

    About us: "We pride our company on reliability, great communication, integrity, and quality work. We are experts in our trade and will do our best to keep you as educated as we can on your particular task or project. We look forward to earning your business!"

    CP

    In business since 2015

    About us: "We are committed to excellence in every aspect of our business. We uphold a standard of integrity bound by fairness, honesty, and personal responsibility. Our distinction is the quality of service we bring to our customers. Accurate knowledge of our trade combined with ability is what makes us true professionals. Above all, we are watchful of our customers' interests and make their concerns the basis of our business."

    RS
    Alexandria, VA·

    General Handy Services

    "Very nice, no complaints at all."

    Wayne J. in November 2021

    David Jr. Remodeling Logo
    North Arlington, VA·

    "David helped me with painting my walls. He is responsive and I only made an appointment one day earlier. The price is reasonable and I highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for an honest and professional home remodeling contractor."

    Mutailifu L. in January 2024

    HC
    Falls Church, VA·

    Drywall, Painting

    "Handy Craft did an excellent job in an efficient manor. I would hire him again any time I need a good handyman. He said he is a carpenter by trade so next time I would like some built in work done, I would call him."

    Jacqueline G. in December 2023

    HandyMark DMV, LLC Logo
    Fairfax, VA·

    Powerwashing, TV Mounts, Computer Repairs , and 2 more

    "Had my siding power washed, along with deck , patio and front stairs / stoop. He worked efficiently and was thorough. I am very please with the job results. I will be using him in the future, and I highly recommend him."

    Jerry P. in October 2020

    Reyes Painting and Remodeling Logo
    Falls Church, VA·

    Painting, Over 7 years experiencia, 100% Customer Satisfaction , and 1 more

    "This is the second time I hired this company to do work in my home. They are fast in responding with an estimate as well as getting the job done!! To be fair my jobs were likely on the small side as I asked for one wall each time. I found other businesses were extremely high in their estimates (probably because it was only one wall) Reyes Painting and Remodeling was willing to do the job. More than fair rates for the jobs as well. I will think of Reyes Painting and Remodeling first with all future paint jobs,"

    Tina J. in September 2020

    Danny Remodeling, LLC Logo

    Deck painting, Painting, Powerwashing

    "Highly recommend!! I found Danny to paint my kitchen cabinets and bathroom through Angi and I am so glad. Danny responded to my texts right away and gave me a good time to visit my condo. He was upfront about the costs and was very knowledgeable. Once I committed, he wrote a contract for me and came over to talk about the details again. I gave him 50% and he began work the next day. Danny beat every other estimate I received and now Iâ m excited to have him do even more in the future. The work is very high quality!! He does everything: painting, plumbing, backsplash, floors, some electric."

    DJ G. in January 2024

    MP
    Arlington, VA·

    Patios Hardscapes, Painting - Exterior and Interior

    "Andreas took the time to listen and he paid attention to all my pain points. He went above and beyond the job of painting the house. He fixed siding issues, paneling under a section of the roof eaves, replaced a wire mesh for one of the roof vents and painted some side railings. All in all, I am very pleased with the work he's done and the trust his team showed. I would recommend Andreas and his team to anyone that is looking for getting a good quality job done at a reasonable price. Finally, I must add that I've enjoyed his sense of humor and it was a pleasure to work with him and his team."

    David M. in April 2021

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How much do painting contractors typically cost?

  • Arlington, Virginia Average
    $2,032
  • Typical Range
    $1,041 - $2,989
  • Low End - High End
    $400 - $5,000

Frequently asked questions

Painters usually price a job by the square feet of the project. Sometimes they’ll include flat fees for fixed expenses, like overhead and permits.

We make finding a painter easy. Simple use our directory to find a painter. Here you can browse local pros, check their reviews and do your first screening without ever having to call. We’ve also prescreened all the pros for you, to give you peace of mind.

Interior painting makes for a doable DIY project. You can save some money and get a real sense of accomplishment by doing this yourself. And, with the right prep work – covering, taping and scraping – it’s fairly forgiving. But it takes a lot of time to move furniture, tape trim, prep the surface and cover your floor, let alone apply the actual paint. Instead, save yourself the time and hassle and find a local interior painter.

Leave exterior painting to the pros. Not only do you need to worry about the type and quality of the paint, you’ll also likely need a ladder and considerably more prep work. You’ll likely need additional equipment like ladders, scaffolding and possibly a paint sprayer. It’s almost cheaper to just hire a pro. Talk to a local exterior house painter about your project.

  1. Do your research. Understand what to expect and what to look for in a pro. Look at paint types, prices and costs.
    1. Interior home painting costs $1,000-$2,800
    2. Exterior painting costs $1,700-$4,100
    3. Painting a ceiling costs $150-$350
    4. Painting cabinets costs $350-$1,200
    5. Trim painting costs $500-$1,500
    6. Calculate paint coverage
  2. Call pros for site inspections and estimates. Always get three to five estimates.
  3. Check references, compare quotes, look at past work. After you have estimates in hand, do one final pass to compare the contractors.
  4. Sign a contract with the pro of your choice. You might need to make a down payment, usually 25% to 50% of the total project cost to cover material costs, but not all pros require this. Don’t pay for the entire project upfront.

  • A complete inspection. Each pro takes a walk around your home to evaluate the condition of your current paint, the size of the job and any obstacles for accessing the site. They do this to see how much prep work they’ll need and estimate how long the job will take. The more thorough the inspection, the more accurate the quote.
  • Color consultation. Expect each contractor to have varying color options and suggestions. However, you have the final say.
  • Listen to the pro – they’re experts after all – but don’t get pushed into a color combination or finish type that you don’t want. Understand the different exterior paints or interior paint choices before your pro arrives.
  • A rough estimate or complete quote. Finishing contractors vary here. Usually, they can quote straightforward projects on the spot. But some may need to take it back to their shop to run numbers and give you a detailed estimate with costs broken out. Neither method is better than the other, but just make sure to get multiple quotes.

  1. How long have you been in business? A long business history helps you avoid shoddy companies. It’s hard for a service business to stay in business if they don’t do good work.
  2. Are you licensed and insured? Not all states require a license for painting homes, but many do. Always use one that’s insured.
  3. Do you belong to any professional organizations? You’ll find many online, like the Painting Contractors Association or the Finishing Contractors Association?
  4. Do you have other work I can look at? Always check a portfolio or, in the case of painters, it’s better to look at work they did a few years ago to see how well it’s held up.
  5. How long will the job take? Get a rough estimate but get it in writing.
  6. How many people are in your crew? This is especially important if you work remotely. More people generally means more noise, but they’ll be done faster.
  7. Will I be in the way if I’m home during the painting? You usually won’t be in the way, but this question helps you understand what to expect while they’re working. They’ll need to lay down coverings and do a lot of prep work.
  8. Do you guarantee your work? Never hire a painter who doesn’t guarantee their work. This often means they’ll rush the prep work, since peeling never happens right away.
  9. What type of paint do you use, and how long is it rated to last? Different rooms need different paint and the exterior needs exterior paint. It comes in different grades with different guaranteed lifetimes.
  10. Can you supply a written estimate and contract? Never use a painter who isn’t willing to put his work in writing.

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Arlington Painting Contractors are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 2189 reviews of 2189 pros.

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Recent Job Requests for Painting Contractors in Arlington, VA

  • Project Location: Arlington, VA
    Date: 02/02/24
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Within 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    What is the occupancy of the house?: Furnished and occupied
    How many rooms do you want to paint?: 1 - 2 rooms
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Living spaces (Bedroom, Hallways, Living Room, etc.)
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Arlington, VA
    Date: 02/01/24
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Within 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    What is the occupancy of the house?: Furnished and occupied
    How many rooms do you want to paint?: 3 - 4 rooms
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Ceiling
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Bathroom(s)
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Living spaces (Bedroom, Hallways, Living Room, etc.)
    Comment: It is an old house and the prep work needs to be done carefully. All of the woodwork throughout the house needs painting and some may need repair.
  • Project Location: Arlington, VA
    Date: 02/01/24
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Square Footage: 1500-3000 sqft
    Surface Material: Brick
    Number of Stories: One story
    What do you want to paint?: More than half of the home exterior (3-4 sides)
    Comment: Single storie rambler with walkout basement. Mostly brick with some wood trim. Need faux shutters and iron trim painted.
  • Project Location: Arlington, VA
    Date: 01/31/24
    What do you want to paint?: Other
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Arlington, VA
    Date: 01/31/24
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    How many rooms do you want to paint?: 1 - 2 rooms
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Arlington, VA
    Date: 01/30/24
    Location: Home/Residence
    How many rooms do you want to paint?: 5+ rooms
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Arlington, VA
    Date: 01/29/24
    What do you want to paint?: Other
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Arlington, VA
    Date: 01/28/24
    Desired Completion Date: Within 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Square Footage: Under 1500 sqft
    Surface Material: Wood
    Number of Stories: One story
    What do you want to paint?: Other
    Comment: I have a new garden shed that needs painting.
  • Project Location: Arlington, VA
    Date: 01/28/24
    Location: Home/Residence
    How many rooms do you want to paint?: 3 - 4 rooms
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Ceiling
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    Comment: One bedroom, loft condo in Ballston. High ceilings.
  • Project Location: Arlington, VA
    Date: 01/26/24
    New color: Same or similar to existing color
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Quantity of cabinet doors: 1 - 9 Doors
    Location of cabinets: Kitchen cabinets
    Comment: I would like to paint my kitchen island from black to navy blue. Island is approximately 9' x 4'. There are five drawers and 8 cabinet doors.
  • Project Location: Arlington, VA
    Date: 01/24/24
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    How many rooms do you want to paint?: 1 - 2 rooms
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Arlington, VA
    Date: 01/24/24
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    What is the occupancy of the house?: Furnished and occupied
    How many rooms do you want to paint?: 1 - 2 rooms
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Living spaces (Bedroom, Hallways, Living Room, etc.)
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Arlington, VA
    Date: 01/24/24
    Location: Business
    Desired Completion Date: Within 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    What is the occupancy of the house?: Empty of furnishings and unoccupied
    How many rooms do you want to paint?: 1 - 2 rooms
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Other
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    Comment: I just moved into an office at The Westin Arlington Hotel. Im the AV Provider. I need the walls repaired and painted. I need a few screws added for hanging my daily clipboards
  • Project Location: Arlington, VA
    Date: 01/21/24
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Within 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    What is the occupancy of the house?: Furnished and occupied
    How many rooms do you want to paint?: 1 - 2 rooms
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Ceiling
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Living spaces (Bedroom, Hallways, Living Room, etc.)
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Arlington, VA
    Date: 01/21/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: Repair broken bed leg & insert slats in bed
  • Project Location: Arlington, VA
    Date: 01/17/24
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
  • Project Location: Arlington, VA
    Date: 01/15/24
    Check off each feature that will need to be painted/stained. (Check all that apply).: Other
    Desired Completion Date: Within 2 weeks
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: I want my apartment to be fully repainted, some walls

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