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    IE
    Northglenn, CO·

    Cabinets, granite and quartz, Counter Tops , and 7 more

    "on time, responsible and professional at their job. happy with results."

    Catherine B. in December 2019

    Halcyon Exteriors Logo
    South Denver, CO·

    Deck & Fence Staining, Minor Carpentry, Exterior Painting , and 6 more

    "HALCYON did an excellent job on our exterior home paint project. The job was completed in a timely manner with excellent communication by Don Johnson. We highly recommend this company for their quality of work and materials, value, and friendliness. HALCYON also completed some minor carpentry and siding restoration and we are very pleased with their work!"

    Tom F. in April 2021

    EC
    Littleton, CO·

    tile removal and installation, drywall repair,hanging taping textures., Interior Painting or Staining: 3 - 4 Rooms , and 2 more

    "You really get your bucks worth. Hard worker and honest. That's all you can ask. We will use this company again!"

    Trudy L. in December 2016

    Kind Home Painting Co. Logo
    Denver, CO·

    Interior Painting, Holiday Light Installation, Exterior Painting , and 2 more

    "Lea the project manager was so helpful and professional. Her crew was hard working and very thorough in their work ethic and in their paint job."

    Pam P. in July 2024

    Dan's Discount Drywall Logo
    Aurora, CO·

    Popcorn Ceiling Texture Removal and Use, Texture matching, Painting , and 2 more

    "Matched with the old drywall perfectly"

    Ann Z. in November 2022

    J.P. Painting and Restoration, LLC Logo
    Denver, CO·

    Stucco, Painting, Fence

    "Extraordinary experience! They showed up when they said they would and did a fantastic job. They were done very quickly and our home looks beautiful. I wish other contractors had this level of customer service and professionalism."

    Brad S. in December 2023

    CP
    Denver, CO·

    WOOD REPLACEMENT, POWER WASHING, RE-FINISH DOORS , and 12 more

    "Hiring Cocovelas was the best decision I had made.. They did a great job painting fast & quality!! In fact, the work and customer service was phenomenal!! They did such a fantastic job, I had hired them to complete my unfinished bathroom, again, the best decision I could have made.. Thier attention to detail & quality of work are off the charts!! But, the customer service is by far the best I have ever received, Carlo takes pride & cares about the work being done.. I will be hiring them for a third time on another project I have going on.. I highly recommend Carlo & his team. You will NOT be disappointed!!"

    Mark L. in June 2024

    PD
    Lakewood, CO·

    Refinishing & Staining, Painting

    "Wonderful company to work with. Prompt, courteous, competent, and friendly"

    Marc C. in November 2023

    DC
    Englewood, CO·

    Painting

    "I would highly Recommend this company Dwell in colors They did an amazing job They painted my entire exterior house . Very professional and detail oriented I would hire them again for my interior house Very Clean and great quality Of work"

    John J. in June 2024

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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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