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Exterior Home Painters in Farmington, MI

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    Platinum RenoVision INC Logo
    Shelby Township, MI·

    Painting, Renovation

    "Very pleased with their craftsmanship."

    Lauren M. in April 2022

    N & V Construction, LLC Logo
    Troy, MI·

    Handy Man, Painting, Siding , and 1 more

    "Had railing installed for my elderly aunts porch so she has something hold on to when coming and going. They did a wonderful job!"

    Mary K. in December 2022

    PP
    Washington, MI·

    Painting - Interior & Exterior

    "The quality and durability of this painting project is top notch. The crew was diligent, neat, responsive and took pride in their work. The job looks great 18 months later with no peeling or defects. We highly recommend Petarâ s."

    Thomas M. in November 2023

    JM
    Farmington Hills, MI·

    5+ Room Painting, 1-2 Room Painting, 3-4 Room Painting , and 1 more

    "John was an excellent choice and we were incredibly satisfied with the job he did! The job was finished as scheduled (under a tight timeline as well!) and looked great. Upon completion he had us double check the work to ensure nothing was missed. I would highly recommend John for any job and will be using his services in the future on other upcoming projects in our home. His pricing was great (we received three quotes and his was the best price by a significant margin) and he was professional, friendly, and worked extremely hard to meet our jobs demands."

    Dominic G. in February 2021

    Pros Services Pros LLC Logo

    "Peter was great to work with and the crew was punctual, polite, and thorough. We are very happy with the work that was done."

    Bill W. in April 2024

    CC
    Dearborn, MI·

    "Very friendly team and efficient service!"

    Nadine A. in April 2024

    EP
    Clinton Township, MI·

    Drywall, Residental Painting, Exterior Painting , and 2 more

    "Very hard workers, excellent attention to detail and got the job done quickly."

    Kyler S. in March 2024

    GP
    Farmington Hills, MI·

    Full Service Painting, Drywall Repair and Installation, Painting Interior and Exterior (Commercial and Residential)

    "they showed up on schedule, did a professional job,were friendly and polite. I would recommend them to anyone."

    Art W. in August 2019

    TG
    Detroit, MI·

    Painting

    "In my opinion and I have been involved in over 20 business and residential properties transactions Roger and his guys are the best in the business they have a knowledge of good craftsmanship and best prices and they will be in and out of your home in the time they say they will I thought I had a mind for what a room or area should look like but I was wrong let two guys home improvement open your mind to something different"

    Allen W. in April 2021

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How much do exterior home painters typically cost?

  • Farmington, Michigan Average
    $3,207
  • Typical Range
    $2,137 - $4,376
  • Low End - High End
    $855 - $7,000

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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