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    Rombyk Painting, LLC Logo
    Port Orchard, WA·

    "Very pleasant to work with. He finished the job in one day and he finished earlier than he promised Excellent workmanship!!"

    Yontz M. in October 2023

    HELLO Painting Logo
    Bellevue, WA·

    Exterior Painting, Interior Painting, Drywall Repair & Installation , and 1 more

    "These guys were wonderful! I initially met with Vadim for the project walk through and estimate. He responded to my inquiry right away and arrived for our scheduled appointment on time. He asked a lot of questions and was very thorough. I even received the estimate the same day. After receiving a total of 4 estimates, I was most comfortable with Hello Painting. My interaction with Vadim had a lot to do with it. Afterwards I was put in touch with Vadims business partner, Slavic. Slavic scheduled my project for pressure washing shortly after. Artem, the painter, always arrived on time, communicated well, and did a fantastic job on our exterior paint project. We are more than pleased and cannot recommend these guys enough! Thank you for your hard work and attention to detail!"

    Liliya K. in September 2021

    Seattle Economic Painting, LLC Logo
    Seattle, WA·

    Exterior Painting, Interior Painting

    "Very conscientious and reliable. They did a great job painting the entire interior of our home!"

    Mary O. in November 2020

    Aleman Professional Painting LLC Logo
    Kent, WA·

    House Painting interior and exterior

    "Efficient team! Arrived on time, completed the work in the stated timeframe, and left the house clean."

    Amy A. in April 2023

    Indec Company Logo
    Bellevue, WA·

    Cabinets painting, Drywall works, Exterior Painting , and 2 more

    "Yuri pays attention to detail and is very customer focused. He’s really knowledgeable about different paints. His skill set goes way beyond painting - had great advice on general questions about my remodel."

    Susan H. in December 2021

    Sauls Quality Painting LLC Logo
    Seattle, WA·

    COMMERICAL & RESIDENTAL PAINTING, Exterior & Interior Painting

    "Saul & Ben went beyond my expectations. The exterior paint job of the house looks super fantastic, an excellent job....fast response time, plus while pressure washing, they cleaned the downspouts because they were clogged from fir needles and the gutters were over flowing. They also pressured the moss off the chimney. I was always informed of all aspects related to the job.....trees & brushes that required pruning to provide an excellent paint job."

    Gordon M. in October 2023

    A TO Z Custom Remodeling, LLC Logo
    Federal Way, WA·

    Framing Floring cabinets millwork windows, Siding. Painting doors roofing custom powder coated metal railings, Additions and Remodels , and 2 more

    "They are good contactors!"

    Phillip C. in October 2017

    Seatown Painting Solution, LLC Logo
    Renton, WA·

    Exterior, Painting, Interior , and 5 more

    "This was my first time looking for a painter for a big project- our entire house. I had no idea how to ensure that I would find someone who was skilled, honest, made good use of materials and time and was easy to work with. I hit the jackpot with hiring Peter. He went above expectations and completed the house quickly and even vacuumed the carpet! Highly recommend him- he is a great guy too."

    julia B. in December 2022

    Finest Quality Painting, LLC Logo
    Federal Way, WA·

    Cabinet painting, Front door repaint, Interior Painting or Staining: 1 - 2 Rooms , and 2 more

    "Excellent communication, excellent quality work, superior communication skills. Christian and his brother gave our outdoor deck new life. They replaced some decking, replaced stair treads and secured the stairs. Repainted deck. Have already hired Christian to replace and repaint outside trim."

    lynn B. in June 2020

How much do exterior home painters typically cost?

  • Bellevue, Washington Average
    $4,159
  • Typical Range
    $2,821 - $5,597
  • 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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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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