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Exterior Home Painters in Richmond, VA

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    A&A Painting Services Logo
    Richmond, VA·

    Powerwashing, Painting Interior & Exterior, Cabinets Paint Smooth FInish , and 1 more

    "Excellent work, timely and very conscientious. Remy did drywall work and painting for me. I have already recommended him to my father who has used him twice. I am recommending him to all my friends. Very confident he will perform in an outstanding manner for anyone who uses him."

    Michael K. in September 2017

    Protect Painters of West Richmond Logo

    In business since 2018

    About us: "We offer full service residential and commercial Interior/Exterior painting services. We pride ourselves in offering great customer service, competitive pricing, and paying attention to detail. During this time we are doing our part to conduct operations in a responsible manner to protect our clients, our painters and our employees. We are sanitizing our hands before & after appointments, wearing gloves & booties if inside the home and practicing proper social distancing. We are not leaving any paper or other materials behind in the home after estimates- all communication is done via email. Your project may also lend itself to a virtual estimate- you can inquire about this option when we call to schedule your appointment. We will work with you to schedule projects on your timeline and in adherence to all these guidelines. Please do not hesitate to request an estimate today."

    Virginia Drywall Construction LLC Logo
    Richmond, VA·

    Drywall

    "Josue was extremely professional and an overall pleasure to work with. He and his team always arrived promptly, and regularly communicated with me regarding their progress and anticipated completion date. The project involved removal of a popcorn ceiling and installation of new insulation and drywall. The space was left spotless upon completion. I highly recommend Josue and his team!"

    Rebecca W. in May 2021

    BT
    Mechanicsville, VA·

    Exterior Staining

    "Jack and his amazing team renovated my bathroom last year and my kitchen this year. He took my kitchen nightmare and made it into a Kitchen Dream Come True. I have been thinking about this Renovation since I bought my home in 2005. Yes, that long. I've been tweaking the design over the years and Jack helped me bring it to life. We pulled down a wall to open the space into the dining room and add more storage. Jack did such a wonderful job. I have a laundry list of work waiting to be done. He is my Preferred Contractor."

    Brenda K. in November 2023

    PT

    "Communication and choices were very good"

    Linda M. in December 2023

    Jefferson Painting, LLC Logo

    Painting, Carpentry inside and outside, Painting , and 2 more

    "Everyone had a great attitude"

    Pat J. in March 2023

    Alex & Son Contractor, LLC Logo

    Drywall and Plaster finishing, Porch and Deck building and restoration, Additions , and 2 more

    "This group was ABSOLUTELY fantastic. The prices were very reasonable. They went above and beyond to make sure everything was perfect & gave great attention to detail. When I purchased the wrong size doors online, they quickly found a solution and it looks perfect. I will definitely be using them in the future."

    Shannon J. in November 2022

    Rainbow Colors Painting Logo
    North Chesterfield, VA·

    Carpentry, Painting

    "Prompt, on time, great work still holding up!"

    Joshua M. in January 2024

    EF
    Chester, VA·

    Painting, Roofing

    "Very professional. Would have liked to had pictures after work was completed"

    Eleanor W. in December 2020

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How much do exterior home painters typically cost?

  • Richmond, Virginia Average
    $3,033
  • Typical Range
    $1,730 - $4,254
  • Low End - High End
    $550 - $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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