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What Are the Costs of Hiring a Pro Painting Company?

The typical price of paint work for a home is $1.50 to $4 per square foot based on a variety of factors. One of the largest components is the total surface area that requires paint. A bigger house or room with more area to cover requires more time and materials, which drives up the cost.

How Height Raises House Painting Costs

When paint contractors have to paint higher surfaces on a house to finish work, the cost can rise. This is because paint teams have to erect scaffolding and use ladders and other equipment to reach taller areas. That is additional manual labor, which raises costs. Some professionals may also reimburse workers an additional fee to account for more dangerous work.

If painters have to work above 8 feet, for example, the cost can go up by 30%, on average. Services that necessitate working over 19 feet can increase costs by around 120%.

Other Components That Determine Residential Painting Service Prices

Overall size and height aren’t the only elements that may impact price. Location plays a big role, as painting services cost more or less depending on the state and city you live in. The option of paint also determines price, as premium or high-end paint costs more. If employees must perform more repair or prep work than anticipated, such as replacing rotten siding boards or double priming over a dark wall, the cost can also rise.

Get in touch with prospective painting contractors in Amarillo to determine what your project may cost.

Suggestions for Hiring a Painting Company for Your House Painting Project

While there may be lots of painting professionals in Amarillo, some won’t meet your residential painting standards. Take action when evaluating painting companies to ensure that the potential businesses on your list meet your needs.

It makes sense to ask about insurance. Your chosen painter should have insurance that covers any employees, tools and equipment, and property that might be subject to injury or damage. This protects both the painting contractor and homeowner.

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.

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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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Recent Job Requests for Painting Contractors in Amarillo, TX

  • NewProject: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
    Location: Amarillo, TX
    Date: 10/01/22
  • NewProject: Paint or Stain Exterior Surfaces
    Location: Amarillo, TX
    Date: 09/30/22
  • NewProject: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
    Location: Amarillo, TX
    Date: 09/29/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Number of Rooms: 1 - 2
    Are you interested in financing?: No
    What is the total square footage of the rooms to be painted?: Under 1500 sqft
    What is the average ceiling height of the rooms you want painted?: 8 ft
    What is the occupancy of the house?: Furnished and occupied
    Which best describes the condition of your walls?: Good - Has minor cosmetic defects that may require patching
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Kitchen
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Living Areas
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Ceiling
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    Customer moving in/out?: No
  • NewProject: Paint or Stain Exterior Surfaces
    Location: Amarillo, TX
    Date: 09/29/22
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Square Footage: 1500-3000 sqft
    Surface Material: Wood
    Number of Stories: One story
    Wall Condition: Fair - Has cracking, peeling, or wood rot that likely needs repairing
    What do you want to paint?: A deck or porch
  • Project: Paint or Stain Single Items
    Location: Amarillo, TX
    Date: 09/28/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Comment: Painting a garage
  • Project: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
    Location: Amarillo, TX
    Date: 09/28/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Number of Rooms: 3 - 4
    Are you interested in financing?: No
    What is the total square footage of the rooms to be painted?: Under 1500 sqft
    What is the average ceiling height of the rooms you want painted?: 8 ft
    What is the occupancy of the house?: Empty of furnishings and unoccupied
    Which best describes the condition of your walls?: Fair - Has some cracking or peeling that may require filling and patching
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Whole House
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Kitchen
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Bathroom(s)
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Bedroom(s)
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Living Areas
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Dining Room
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Hallways
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Ceiling
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    Customer moving in/out?: No
    Comment: Exterior walls new rock and tape and texture.needs primed anf sealed.dark bedroom nreds 3 coats of paint to cover it up
  • Project: Paint or Stain Exterior Surfaces
    Location: Amarillo, TX
    Date: 09/26/22
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Square Footage: 1500-3000 sqft
    Surface Material: Wood
    Number of Stories: One story
    Wall Condition: Fair - Has cracking, peeling, or wood rot that likely needs repairing
    What do you want to paint?: A deck or porch
    Comment: Poles for front porch and gutter needs to be repaired. Also poles on patio need to be repaired. All are wooden.
  • Project: Paint or Stain Exterior Surfaces
    Location: Amarillo, TX
    Date: 09/24/22
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Square Footage: Under 1500 sqft
    Surface Material: Wood
    Number of Stories: One story
    What do you want to paint?: More than half of the home exterior (3-4 sides)
  • Project: Paint or Stain Single Items
    Location: Amarillo, TX
    Date: 09/21/22
    Type of project: Paint
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Property Owner: Yes
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for to have two small part on my walls and pannels to be painted over
  • Project: Paint or Stain Exterior Surfaces
    Location: Amarillo, TX
    Date: 09/21/22
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Square Footage: 1500-3000 sqft
    Surface Material: Stone Veneer
    Number of Stories: One story
    Wall Condition: Fair - Has cracking, peeling, or wood rot that likely needs repairing
    What do you want to paint?: A deck or porch
  • Project: Paint or Stain Exterior Surfaces
    Location: Amarillo, TX
    Date: 09/19/22
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Square Footage: 1500-3000 sqft
    Surface Material: Stucco
    Number of Stories: One story
    Wall Condition: I'm not sure - I'll need help determining this later
    What do you want to paint?: Other
  • Project: Paint or Stain Exterior Surfaces
    Location: Amarillo, TX
    Date: 09/19/22
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Square Footage: 1500-3000 sqft
    Surface Material: Brick
    Number of Stories: One story
    Wall Condition: Good - Has minor cosmetic defects that may require repairs
    What do you want to paint?: The exterior trim
    Comment: Outside trim paint, caulk, patch if necessary
  • Project: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
    Location: Amarillo, TX
    Date: 09/19/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Number of Rooms: 1 - 2
    Are you interested in financing?: No
    What is the total square footage of the rooms to be painted?: Under 1500 sqft
    What is the average ceiling height of the rooms you want painted?: 12 ft
    What is the occupancy of the house?: Furnished and occupied
    Which best describes the condition of your walls?: Fair - Has some cracking or peeling that may require filling and patching
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Living Areas
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Dining Room
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Ceiling
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    Customer moving in/out?: No
  • Project: Paint or Stain Exterior Surfaces
    Location: Amarillo, TX
    Date: 09/19/22
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Square Footage: 1500-3000 sqft
    Surface Material: Stucco
    Number of Stories: One story
    Wall Condition: I'm not sure - I'll need help determining this later
    What do you want to paint?: Other
    What do you want to paint?: A fence

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