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    ONeil Painting & Plaster Logo
    Montauk, NY·

    Interior Painting, Exterior Painting, Clean windows , and 4 more

    "They did a good job keeping everything very professional and tidy as they went. They did not get any paint anywhere it wasn’t supposed to go, worked with us on color selection, patched the necessary holes in our walls, and made everything look brand new. They got the job done in the price and the time frame that they stated they would at the beginning of the project as well."

    Davis D. in February 2023

    G&B Painting Company Logo
    Nashville, TN·

    Painting, deck, porches and fence stains, interior painting , and 7 more

    "Genaro was prompt in his response with competitive pricing and completed staining as scheduled really well."

    Srini D. in December 2023

    EP
    Nashville, TN·

    Painting, Deck Cleaning and Sealing, Pressure Washing , and 1 more

    "The experience I received from Jeff and his crew was first class. Always on time, always neat, and the quality of their exterior work was fabulous and the interior work was impeccable. 100% recommend Excellence In Painting."

    Ann K. in December 2023

    PP
    Antioch, TN·

    Painting, Staining, Painting

    "Absolutely blessed to have found this company! Sean and his crew care about their work and their attention to detail is amazing! They come and finish when they say they will. Sean is on-site with his team and has a great rapport with them. I've used them twice for different jobs and have already recommended them to several people. The job they do incredible, I only wish I could give more than 5 stars! Use Primo Painting - you won't regret it!!"

    Lori M. in June 2024

    PN
    Brentwood, TN·

    Interior Painting * Exterior Painting * and Much More!!

    "They did an outstanding job of painting all trim around the house."

    Jesse F. in December 2023

    Music City Improvements, LLC Logo
    Nashville, TN·

    Exterior Painting, Painting, Floors , and 6 more

    "This is a first class operation. Anthony, the owner, is very easy to work with. He has a solid experienced crew that shows up everyday and does exceptional work. I highly recommend Music City Improvements for your painting needs."

    Mike P. in April 2022

    DP
    Antioch, TN·

    Power Washing, IInterior rooms, Exterior homes, Decks, Fences , Patios or Porches Cleaned and Sealed, Interior & Exterior Painting , and 1 more

    "Very straight forward, did what he said he would and did it well !"

    James W. in September 2012

    PG
    Franklin, TN·

    Interior Painting or Staining:, Exterior Painting

    "The painters were top notch. Jeremy did an excellent job communicating with us. Overall a good experience from beginning to completion"

    Robert T. in December 2019

    CP
    Norristown, PA·

    Cabinet Refinishing, Interior Painting, Exterior Painting

    "CertaPro did a fast and good job. I'm pleased with the outcome."

    Amy W. in December 2011

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How much do exterior home painters typically cost?

  • Franklin, Tennessee Average
    $2,880
  • Typical Range
    $1,535 - $4,716
  • Low End - High End
    $500 - $6,500

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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