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Exterior Home Painters in Sarasota, FL

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    A1 Painting & Property Maintenance, LLC Logo
    Lakewood Ranch, FL·

    Power Washing, Spackling, Painting , and 6 more

    "It was a pleasure working with everyone in the company. They were professional, on time and very thorough. They went the extra mile on every project. They stayed late when necessary and cleaned up. I was very happy and impressed with their work."

    Wendy V. in February 2024

    Innovation Custom Painting LLC Logo
    Ruskin, FL·

    Drywall repair, Wooden shiplap, Painting , and 1 more

    "They are very neat and detailed workers, and on time!"

    Dre T. in December 2022

    CH

    "Great service fast service"

    James P. in October 2023

    Miller's Maintenance Company Logo
    Largo, FL·

    Roof Repairs, Asphalt Seal Coating, Exterior Painting

    "While we hired them to repair the roof. While on the roof they noticed the gutters needed cleaned and tacked up, so they did it and did not charge extra. Going the extra mile seems to be their ethic. Being from out of town, I appreciated them sending pictures of what needed done and the finished product."

    Bill F. in December 2018

    KP

    In business since 2022

    About us: "We are locally owned and operated with 9years of experience painting an powerwashing. No job is too big or too small. Call us today for a free estimate! 941-544-1245 or email [email protected]"

    Southern Painting Logo
    Sarasota, FL·

    Exterior Painting, Interior Painting

    "Fabulous job. Neatest workers. Whole neighborhood impressed with the work."

    Joann G. in December 2021

    Chrysalis Cleaning and Construction Logo
    Palmetto, FL·

    Handyman, Remodels, Painting , and 1 more

    "Wonderful company to work with. I will be hiring him again!"

    Christine P. in October 2023

    RJ
    North Port, FL·

    Handyman - Residential, Stucco

    "Showed up at time agreed upon; very polite and came back for touchups when requested."

    David M. in June 2023

    Custom Painting by Lisa Christopolus Logo
    Cape Coral, FL·

    Residential and commercial interior and exterior painting. Using only the highest quality of paint for our Florida climate., Painting, 25 years of experience in Sarasota County. Attention to detail and what the client wants is top priority. We pride ourselves in making sure the homeowner is 100 percent satisfied on every job.

    "Lisa was very professional, arrived on time, very knowledgeable and friendly. She went above and beyond to make sure I was happy with her work. I highly recommend her for all your painting and or power washing jobs. I will hire her for anything I need done pertaining to her business. Thanks again Lisaâ ¦ See ya next time!"

    Judy M. in July 2022

How much do exterior home painters typically cost?

  • Sarasota, Florida Average
    $2,374
  • Typical Range
    $1,593 - $3,432
  • Low End - High End
    $425 - $4,500

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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