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    Victor's Team LLC Logo
    Knoxville, TN·

    Painting

    "Love my new study! Awesome work by Victor and team! Joses workmanship and skills are top notch."

    Teresa B. in November 2023

    TQ

    "It was a great experience!"

    Barbara E. in November 2023

    Essential Pressure Wash Logo
    Powell, TN·

    Pressure Washing

    "Very customer friendly and quick service! So grateful!"

    Elizabeth H. in November 2023

    Garcia's Remodeling Services Logo
    Clinton, TN·

    Drywall & Painting, Trim, Windows & Doors , and 1 more

    "Angel is very friendly and hard-working. He was there when he said he was going to be and did not take a bunch of breaks. Got the job done and it was beautiful"

    Cindy M. in April 2023

    Seybold's Handyman Services Logo
    Knoxville, TN·

    Foundation crack repair. Drainage installation., Drywall, Handyman , and 2 more

    "He was very friendly and knowledgeable. He answered all questions we had."

    Gary G. in November 2021

    HT
    Knoxville, TN·

    Painting Services, Expert quality painter! Any type of painting will be 100% satisfaction guaranteed with no money due till your 100% satisfied.

    "Travis and his crew are awesome. They did a GREAT job. Very easy to work with. Everything turned out above my expectations!!! My kitchen cabinets look amazing!!! Was so PLEASED with his work, I’m having him back to finish the rest of my home. 😃😃👍🏼👍🏼"

    Tammy K. in November 2018

    FRH Construction, LLC Logo
    Oak ridge, TN·

    "Really listened to my needs and were open when I wanted to make changes. Thanks guys!"

    sandra H. in April 2023

    K&M Remodeling Logo
    Seymour, TN·

    "K&M remodeling came out within one day to help me with a stuck dryer vent brush. The vent has multiple turns and K&M did a very thorough job getting the brush out, cleaning out the vent, and clean up the lint at the end of the job. I would recommend them and would hire again."

    Caroline C. in December 2023

    AP
    Knoxville, TN·

    Deck builds, painting services, Pressure Washing

    "Nick and team are great! Fairly priced and do great work! I already have a list of 3 more things I'll be having him and team do. They are officially my go-to for home improvement!"

    Roselle Z. in February 2024

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How much do painting & staining companies typically cost?

  • Knoxville, Tennessee Average
    $1,088
  • Typical Range
    $457 - $1,913
  • Low End - High End
    $200 - $3,400

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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  • Interior door(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Furniture/object
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Recent Job Requests for Painting Contractors in Knoxville, TN

  • Project Location: Knoxville, TN
    Date: 02/02/24
    Features to be painted/stained: Other
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Knoxville, TN
    Date: 02/01/24
    New color: Darker than existing color
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Quantity of cabinet doors: 30 - 39 Doors
    Location of cabinets: Kitchen cabinets
    Comment: Would like my cabinets and frame painted in my kitchen.
  • Project Location: Knoxville, TN
    Date: 02/01/24
    Location: Home
    Features to be painted/stained: Other
    Comment: Painting Kitchen Cabinets
  • Project Location: Knoxville, TN
    Date: 01/29/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: Dining room table top
  • Project Location: Knoxville, TN
    Date: 01/29/24
    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: 20 - 29 Doors
    Location of cabinets: Bathroom Cabinets
    Location of cabinets: Kitchen cabinets
    Location of cabinets: Laundry room cabinets
    Comment: Kitchen, bathroom, and laundry cabinets. Also baseboards and shoe mold
  • Project Location: Knoxville, TN
    Date: 01/26/24
    New color: Darker than existing color
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Quantity of cabinet doors: 10 - 19 Doors
    Location of cabinets: Kitchen cabinets
    Comment: I'm considering my options for repainting kitchen cabinets. I have a small kitchen with cabinets the previous owner painted and the finish is not good. They painted oak (i think) cabinets white and many of the drawers and some places on the sides of the cabinet have scratches, so the previous paint job did not adhere well. There are 13 cabinet doors and 6 drawer faces.
  • Project Location: Knoxville, TN
    Date: 01/23/24
    New color: Lighter than existing color
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Quantity of cabinet doors: 10 - 19 Doors
    Location of cabinets: Kitchen cabinets
    Comment: I would like to have my cabinets painted and sanded
  • Project Location: Knoxville, TN
    Date: 01/22/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Knoxville, TN
    Date: 01/22/24
    Desired Completion Date: Within 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Check off each feature that will need to be painted/stained. (Check all that apply).: Other
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Knoxville, TN
    Date: 01/18/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Knoxville, TN
    Date: 01/17/24
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Check off each feature that will need to be painted/stained. (Check all that apply).: Interior door(s)
    Comment: Need to paint walls with one coat of paint.
  • Project Location: Knoxville, TN
    Date: 01/12/24
    New color: Lighter than existing color
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Quantity of cabinet doors: 10 - 19 Doors
    Location of cabinets: Kitchen cabinets
    Comment: want to paint light oak kitchen cabinets in small townhouse kitchen. Kitchen is 8 ft long, 16 cabinet doors, 7 drawer panels and 2 panels under sink, do not need to paint interior cabinets
  • Project Location: Knoxville, TN
    Date: 01/08/24
    Type of project: Paint
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Comment: I live in a small one bedroom Apt, I have painted the walls, but I need to see about painting the Living Room, Kitchen, Bedroom, and a tiny hallway. Would like an estimate so I know what I am looking at.

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