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Hiring the correct paint company in Montgomery for your home painting project can make a ginormous difference in the end product of the job. Even if you desire to renew the outdoor area of your house to raise street attractiveness or liven up interior decorating with updated colors in the living room or bedroom, finding the correct painting company is a step in the right direction.

At HomeAdvisor, we make it easy for you to locate pro painters. Start the task by entering your ZIP code and answering a few questions about your potential home painting job.

We utilize that information to filter through possible painters in your hometown and return a list of matching responses. You can browse through reviews from our page and browse photographs of completed projects to comprehend what type of projects different painting professionals have successfully completed.

Use that information to narrow your choices prior to requesting estimates from a several possible residential painting professionals.

What Are the Costs of Hiring a Professional Painting Company?

The cost for expert house painting services can alter depending on many components. The paint job’s size is one of the biggest cost impacts. Interior house painting services comes to around $3.50 per square foot, while outdoor home painting services can cost, on average, $1.50 to $4 per square foot.

Height can increase the price of your painting project. For outdoor painting, services that necessitate working more than 8 feet may total 30 percent more, while work that necessitate working above 19 feet can total 120 percent more. The additional cost is usually due to paint businesses using scaffolding and compensating workers more for the raised risk.

Some other components in how much interior or outside residential painting come to include:

  • Locale. Like other services and goods, house painting is more pricy in some regions, states, and localities.
  • Required prep work. The more painting companies must do to get your interior or home exterior prepped for paint, the costlier the job may be.
  • Paint quality. More expensive paint typically leads to higher overall costs for your project.

The best way to ascertain what your house painting project might cost is to get prices from potential painting pros in Montgomery.

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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Recent Job Requests for Painting Contractors in Montgomery, AL

  • NewProject: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
    Location: Montgomery, AL
    Date: 09/29/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
  • NewProject: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
    Location: Montgomery, AL
    Date: 09/27/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Number of Rooms: 1
    Customer moving in/out?: No
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for
  • NewProject: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
    Location: Montgomery, AL
    Date: 09/27/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    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?: Empty of furnishings and unoccupied
    Which best describes the condition of your walls?: Very Good - Looks new and requires no repairs
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Bedroom(s)
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    Customer moving in/out?: No
  • NewProject: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
    Location: Montgomery, AL
    Date: 09/26/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Number of Rooms: 1 - 2
    Are you interested in financing?: No
    What is the total square footage of the rooms to be painted?: I don't know
    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?: Fair - Has some cracking or peeling that may require filling and patching
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Bedroom(s)
    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, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
    Location: Montgomery, AL
    Date: 09/25/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
  • NewProject: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
    Location: Montgomery, AL
    Date: 09/25/22
  • NewProject: Paint or Stain Exterior Surfaces
    Location: Montgomery, AL
    Date: 09/23/22
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Square Footage: 1500-3000 sqft
    Surface Material: Other / I don't know
    Number of Stories: One story
    What do you want to paint?: More than half of the home exterior (3-4 sides)
  • NewProject: Paint or Stain Exterior Surfaces
    Location: Montgomery, AL
    Date: 09/23/22
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Square Footage: 1500-3000 sqft
    Surface Material: Brick
    Number of Stories: Two stories or more
    Wall Condition: Fair - Has cracking, peeling, or wood rot that likely needs repairing
    What do you want to paint?: Other
    What do you want to paint?: The exterior trim
    Comment: My exterior window trim needs paint as well as the sofit
  • NewProject: Paint, Varnish or Stain Interior Surfaces
    Location: Montgomery, AL
    Date: 09/23/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Number of Rooms: 1
    Customer moving in/out?: No
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • NewProject: Paint or Stain Single Items
    Location: Montgomery, AL
    Date: 09/23/22
    Type of project: Paint
    Features to be painted/stained: Exterior siding
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Property Owner: Yes
    Comment: Nine window panels that needs to be painted. Single dwelling family home.

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