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Exterior Home Painters in Auburn, WA

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    FP
    North Bend, WA·

    Tile, Laminate flooring, Painting

    "Fidel installed tile in our kitchen & laundry room. He walked us through his plans and his thoughts on how to complete the project and made us aware of any issues he faced so we could work together to find a solution. Very courteous, nice person who we would welcome in our home at any time. Extremely satisfied with his work and attention to details."

    Tom N. in December 2021

    JA Painting Services Logo
    Alburn, WA·

    Exterior or Interior Surfaces - Paint Removal

    "Jose was wonderful to work with. Very professional and incredibly fast. I would highly recommend JA Painting"

    Allison D. in October 2020

    DP
    Maple Valley, WA·

    Painting Specialist

    "Dan is great, laid back and eager to work and get the job done."

    Robert W. in June 2024

    EP

    In business since 2003

    About us: "With over 20 years of experience, we focus on exterior painting projects in the Lynnwood area. We will treat your property as if it were our own. Give us a call today, we look forward to working with you. We take great pride in our experience, expertise, quality, and customer service provided to meet your needs. It is our mission to exhibit excellent workmanship and supreme dedication from start to finish of a project. We understand the needs and expectations of our customers, and take great care to work and communicate with them in a courteous and professional manner. Our reputation is based on service, safety and quality, regardless of how large or small the job."

    EH

    In business since 2019

    About us: "With multiple years of experience, David and the Expert Home Builders team can take on any project. They make sure to leave each customer with a smile."

    TR

    "Excellent team will recommend trinity roofing to any of my friends and family ext. josh and his team is professional and there timing was impeccable clean up after repair was finished, total job time was less then a day and price was excellent! Beat 2 other bids by 30%"

    Christian B. in June 2024

    Black Pearl Painters Logo
    Puyallup, WA·

    Exterior Painting, Minor Carpentry Repairs, Interior Painting , and 1 more

    "The owner Justin was prompt and professional. He delivered everything he promised. His lead Kirk and supervisor Dan were concerned about our experience and it showed. Good stuff all around!"

    RANDY S. in July 2020

    Rocking R Improvements, LLC Logo
    Maple Valley, WA·

    Pressure Washing, Painting, General Contractor , and 1 more

    "Showed. up on time and did a good job. And they were very nice . I would hire them again."

    Mary S. in December 2014

    SM
    Auburn, WA·

    Painting

    "Scot is just the kind of help we've been looking for! He is friendly, on time and does excellent work for a great price. He tackled a small job of painting our master bedroom and did it quickly and beautifully. He washed the exterior of our home and made it look like new. He repaired areas of rotten facia like a pro. We look forward to having him back for whatever house projects we have. He even took extra time to help me put up a mirror I was struggling to figure out. Hire him and you will be glad you did."

    Deborah V. in March 2024

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How much do exterior home painters typically cost?

  • Auburn, Washington Average
    $4,159
  • Typical Range
    $3,115 - $5,221
  • Low End - High End
    $1,200 - $8,000

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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Auburn Painting Contractors are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 322 reviews of 322 pros.

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Things to Consider Before You Hire a Painter:

What do you want to paint?

  • More than half of the home exterior (3-4 sides)
  • Less than half of the home exterior (1-2 sides)
  • The exterior trim
  • A deck or porch
  • A fence
  • Shutters and / or a front door
  • Garage exterior
  • Garage Door
  • Other

What is the approximate living square footage of your home?

    What is the primary exterior surface material of your home?

      How many stories is your home?

        Which best describes the condition of your walls?

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