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Exterior Home Painters in San Antonio, TX

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    Briargate Gutters Logo
    San Antonio, TX·

    Gutter Cleanings, Gutter Repairs & Installs

    "Gabriel and his crew did a great job. Received the quote and had the gutters installed in less than 5 days. On the day they came out, they had the house done in under 3 hours. Furthermore, they provide a great value. Their pricing is extremely competitive and Gabriel warranties the work for 10 years. I will definitely be recommending this business to anyone who needs gutters for their home."

    Caleb P. in December 2022

    E Martinez Painting Logo
    San Antonio, TX·

    Painting

    "Great paint company. Mr. Martinez and his crew made my wife's dreams come true with their interior paint work. The work was meticulous, they were always on time, and the job was finished in the time-frame that he gave us. Very courteous individuals that I would hire again when painting is required. Fully impressed with the detail that he put into my Steelers man cave. I'll definitely recommend this firm to all my friends who are considering having any painting done."

    Johnie J. in December 2016

    John Normile Logo
    Selma, TX·

    Painting exterior/interior

    "Very professional and honest. Helps the homeowners achieve desired results ."

    William F. in December 2016

    R&B Painting & More Logo
    San Antonio, TX·

    Custom Painter, San Antonio Painter, Interior Painting , and 1 more

    "Rodolfo was so awesome to work with! We hired him to paint entire inside and outside, and he stained our fence as well! He was here on time everyday and worked on stop until 5:30-6 daily until job was done! He worked on our job all by himself, and I have to give him 10 stars because he is a rock star! Thank you Rodolfo for your beautiful work! We appreciate you! If you need a painter he is your guy! Donâ t look any further!"

    Veronica D. in October 2022

    Paramo Painting Logo
    Devine, TX·

    Painting

    "Mr. Paramo and his workers were very professional, courteous, and thorough. He gave me pricing, options, and explanations for all that needed to be done. I would highly recommend them to anyone who needs a great paint job done the right way."

    Rubben D. in December 2019

    ASAP Home Doctor Logo
    Cibolo, TX·

    Deck Repairs, Handyman

    "Friendly, knowledgeable and most important, reasonable rates. Will hire again"

    georgette T. in July 2021

    Renovation Pro Logo
    Austin, TX·

    Property Improvement Plans, Hotel, Motel Painting, Resturant Painting , and 2 more

    "The paint job was top-notch, five stars for sure! It really makes the place look brand new, and I couldn't be happier with the results."

    Kishen P. in October 2023

    CH
    San Antonio, TX·

    Deck, Pergolas, Patio Covers, Screened in Patios - Build or Replace, Small buildings, Sheds - Build or paint, Deck, Fence, Patio or Porch - Build or Repair

    "Quality work at a lower bid than others I considered. Takes the time to do the job right. Exterior paint and repairs."

    Stephen S. in December 2019

    MG Remodeling & Repairs Logo
    San Antonio, TX·

    Roofing & Gutters

    "Removed wood rot and replaced with new wood on back patio with metal roof."

    Maria Elma R. in December 2022

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How much do exterior home painters typically cost?

  • San Antonio, Texas Average
    $2,854
  • Typical Range
    $1,687 - $3,846
  • Low End - High End
    $700 - $6,000

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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