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    HP
    New Orleans, LA·

    Painting

    "Great job, very surprised how fast they finished and how good everything looked. Exterior of my homes looks amazing thank to Spencer and angel. Thank you very much to the crew who completed our home. We will most definitely be recommending High painting & carpentry llc to all our friends and family. 4500 square foot home with 36 windows Time line : 6 days"

    george B. in January 2024

    Rise Construction Services, LLC Logo
    Destrehan, LA·

    Doors & Windows, Painting and remodeling, Trim Carpentry

    "Jeremy and Mike are truly wood wizards. They took down old exterior doors and replaced them with new ones that were too thick for my door frame. They created new door stops, added weather stripping all around, cut down the new doors, installed the new hardware and made sure the doors fit perfectly in a 100 year old door frame. Amazing! The doors open and close beautifully. They cleaned their area after they were done. It was an awesome experience. Totally professional."

    Monica F. in October 2018

    Paint Masters LLC Logo
    Metairie, LA·

    Painting

    "Bobby and his helper did a great job with some walls in my home including going up to my ceilings! They did some texture removal and paint in my hallway to update the area and also did my front door. They were very friendly, trustworthy, and communicative throughout the process. Itâ s so important to feel comfortable having people in your home and I was at ease while they were here! I will definitely use them in the future."

    Jessica S. in December 2023

    Rod's Professional Painting Logo
    Slidell, LA·

    "I had an indoor brick wall refinished with new paint and I am extremely pleased with how it looks and very pleased with the experience. Rod is very professional, trustworthy, and efficient. Compared to other painters that provided me estimates, he was pleasant to work with as he returns calls promptly, does his homework, and stands by his work, taking pride in making sure the customer is completely happy with his work. I would definitely recommend Rod for any future paint jobs."

    Timothy Y. in October 2013

    Kylah's Construction Logo
    Chalmette, LA·

    Drywall, Our mission is to please the homeowner we are working for..a owner will be on site for each project, Painting , and 2 more

    "Timothy was professional and on time. Explained what was needed to complete the job and took pride in the work he did. Very happy."

    Julie L. in December 2019

    One New Creation, LLC Logo
    Waggaman, LA·

    General Contractor

    "I FINALLY found a "Go To" contractor. I couldn't ask for better service, professionalism, and excellent customer service. I highly recommend them for your home repairs. If I could give them 10 stars, I would. I am very pleased with the work that was done on my mom's house and so is she."

    Linda L. in November 2017

    SR
    GRETNA, LA·

    "The time frame was the same as what they told me at the beginning, there was no delay."

    Ninoska H. in March 2024

    Pelican Paint Group, LLC Logo
    Metairie, LA·

    Exterior home repairs., Residentially and Commercially license painting contractor., Licensed roofing contractor. , and 6 more

    "We had a wonderful experience,, quick turnaround, clean up was perfect, andres was easy to work with and a great communicator, painting was done professionally! No complaints, would use them again! Estimate was less expensive than most competitors."

    Hanna L. in November 2023

    Five Star Painting of New Orleans Logo
    Mandeville, LA·

    "They were more expensive than my other quotes but well worth it. They are very professional, organized, thorough, skilled, dependable, honest and friendly. I had no qualms about leaving them working while I left to run errands. It was very helpful to be able to discuss paint color with their colorist."

    Renee H. in October 2018

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How much do exterior home painters typically cost?

  • New Orleans, Louisiana Average
    $3,142
  • Typical Range
    $1,615 - $5,626
  • Low End - High End
    $400 - $9,000

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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