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    LP

    In business since 2023

    ESCONDIDO, CA·

    About us: "We take great pride in our experience, expertise, quality and customer service that we provide to meet every consumer's needs. It is our mission to provide excellent customer service from start to completion of a project. To understand the needs and expectations of our customers, we take great care to work and communicate with every customer in a personal and professional manner. Our reputation is based on service, safety and quality, regardless of how large or small the job."

    SD Painting, Inc. Logo
    San Marcos, CA·

    Painting or Staining - Small Projects, Interior Painting or Staining: 3 - 4 Rooms, Interior Surfaces - Paint or Stain- For Business , and 2 more

    "Excellent in every way. Very reasonable price, excellent job painting, went above and beyond in cleaning up after (cleaned old paint off faceplates before replacing, etc). I highly recommend this painter!"

    Marie G. in August 2019

    Dynamic Pro Painter Logo
    Oceanside, CA·

    Painting Interior/Exterior

    "I would highly recommend Dynamic Pro Painter to anyone looking to have painting done. They took time to understand what we were looking for and worked with our schedule as we were having other jobs done on the house. They kept us informed daily about the work accomplished and made sure everything came out how we expected. Job came out great and we are very satisfied."

    John J. in April 2023

    MC
    Chula Vista, CA·

    Painting

    "Great painters. Very fair price. I will hire them again"

    Richard N. in January 2024

    J D Painting Logo
    Carlsbad, CA·

    10+ Years experience, Full Interior Painting, Full Exterior Painting , and 4 more

    "The owner Juan Dolph over delivered on our agreement to complete my home improvement project, from completing the project and meeting our deadline to the customer service experience. He was the only person I was dealing with throughout the entire process and his workers were professional when in my home. I do have to add that his communication skills were professional and clear. This is something that was considered to be a pretty big investment for myself and my family and I would 10/10 recommend to my family and friends in the future. Thank you for all of your hard work and I look forward to using this company for any future projects we decide to invest in again."

    Jasmine S. in October 2023

    HP

    Painting, Shiplap, Color Consultations , and 7 more

    "If you are looking for a great paint company you need to consider Hot Pink Painting. Beverly and her team did a 5 star job. She helped us select a color to paint the entire interior of our home and the perfect pink and wallpaper for our new babyâ s nursery. The painters were so professional and even wore hot pink booties! They very attentive to our requests and wanted nothing but total satisfaction. If you want a professional custom painter, I highly recommend this company."

    Jeanine H. in October 2023

    KC Power Clean, Inc. Logo
    San Marcos, CA·

    Paint Removal, Sandblasting, Powerwashing

    "KC Power Clean is a great company and they have completed multiple jobs for me. This company will do test spots for customers which is awesome and well worth the price. They do a really good job of follow-up and staying in contact with you."

    Scott G. in July 2018

    BL
    Fallbrook, CA·

    Exceptional Attention to Detail, Quality Work at Affordable Prices, Outstanding Customer Service , and 2 more

    "Ben Painted our fireplace brick, one bedroom and one accent wall in our dining room. The bedroom door frame was damaged by a guests dog. Ben patched it and matched the paint that it shows no damage, then prepped and applied new paint, and the room is now beautiful. He painted an accent wall in the dining room that was just a tint off the other walls and the color is perfect. Ben also repainted our fireplace brick. Ben was prompt, did preparations, and finished the job as promised. He did fantastic on cleaning up, his price was fair. He will be our painter from now on, and I recommend him to anyone because of his honesty and old school work ethics."

    JIM/PEGGY S. in September 2017

    NG
    Oceanside, CA·

    General Contractor, General Contractor, Painting , and 1 more

    "Travis and Daniel were such a huge help! My 4 year old was leaning back on a chair and it fell into the wall creating a huge hole. I reached out to Next Generation and had a response within 15 minutes. Travis came out and gave me an anffordabl estimate and they were able to complete the work quickly and efficiently. My wall looks as good as new! I will definitely be using them for any handyman needs I may have in the future. So glad I hadnâ t thrown the door hanger on my front door out yet, like I usually do. Found myself some gems that I can use from here on out! Highly recommend"

    Justine W. in March 2023

    CG Pro Painting Logo
    Chula Vista, CA·

    Painting

    "Such a professional and detailed exterior painting experience! We had contacted 4 other paint companies before selecting CG Pro Painting, and we are so happy with our result! From the first day, the prep process, power washing, window taping, caulking, and covering our plants and deck, was the easiest process that we have ever had. The team even helped us decide which window surrounds and door frames would look best painted the trim color which we appreciated. I loved that as they were cleaning up and preparing to leave, they asked us to walk around with them and point out any areas that we wanted to be touched up. We received 5 bids for painting and we are so happy that we selected CG Pro Painting! Our 2 Nextdoor neighbors are now planning to use them!"

    Tammy E. in September 2022

    AC

    In business since 2020

    About us: "We take great pride in our experience, expertise, quality and customer service that we provide to meet every consumer's needs. It is our mission to provide excellent customer service from start to completion of a project. To understand the needs and expectations of our customers, we take great care to work and communicate with every customer in a personal and professional manner. Our reputation is based on service, safety and quality, regardless of how large or small the job. Contact Us: arcoatings760@gmail.com Alex T. Owner (760) 571-0023 // Ruben Q. Owner (760) 519-9399"

    RC

    In business since 2020

    About us: "Customer satisfaction is what determines our success, which is why we take a hands-on approach. When interacting with Reliable Custom Painting, you'll notice that we're particularly focused on the principles of quality workmanship, timely completion, competitive pricing and integrity in all our business dealings. We combine knowledge and research with our extensive practical experience to ensure a specialized approach for your project needs. Contact us today for a fair and accurate estimate of your project. We look forward to adding you to our long and growing list of happy customers."

    Precision Painting Plus of San Diego Logo
    Garden City, NY·

    Exterior Painting - Residential and Commercial, Interior Painting - Residential and Commercial

    "This was a very professional company. We hired them to repaint and refinish our kitchen cabinets. The crew did a fantastic job!. Every day there was a supervisor to check on the status of the job and to keep us updated. The crew was very clean and protected the surrounding walls and floors. The other areas of the house were taped off from the kitchen to prevent any dust from spreading. They worked hard and did a professional job! Would rehire them in a heartbeat. You will not be disappointed."

    Carly D. in December 2016

    CSR Painting Logo
    Valley Center, CA·

    Exterior Painting, Interior Painting

    "Great company! I got a call right away and had an estimate appointment soon afterwards. Their work was flawless and everyone of the workers was kind and very professional. I am extremely pleased with everything (had my livingroom, den, hallway, master bedroom and dining room painted) Cesar even gave me some tips about painting my cabinet doors and what would and would not work. I will definitely be using company again!"

    Ja C. in March 2018

    PP

    Interior Painting - Residential and Commercial, Exterior Painting - Residential and Commercial

    "I;d hire them over again. They were great."

    mike W. in November 2023

    MC
    Oceanside, CA·

    "They showed up on time. They took care of wood that had dry rot and fungus. My patios look great."

    Katie Y. in October 2023

    RP

    In business since 2022

    Escondido, CA·

    Painting

    About us: "We take great pride in our experience, expertise, quality, and customer service that we provide to meet the consumer's custom needs. It is our mission to provide excellent workmanship and complete customer satisfaction from start to completion of a project. In order to understand the needs and expectations of our customers, we take great care to work and communicate with every customer in a professional manner. Our reputation is based on service, safety, and quality, regardless of how large or small the job."

    EC
    Temecula, CA·

    Painting

    "It was a great experience; very professional, excellent quality of workmanship, easy to get along with and reasonable. Being new to the area I looked on HomeAdvisor and called several painters. Eduardo Jimenez responded promptly, came over to the house the next day and emailed me a quote that evening. He made the experience of painting the entire inside of my home (3300 square feet) as non disruptive as possible; quiet and tidy. We were so pleased with the work that we hired them to stain all our outside doors, garage doors and paint the outside of our garage. Again the work was excellent, professionally done and reasonable. They will be coming back to paint the exterior of our home once the pool/ landscaping has been completed. I would definitely recommend Eduardo and his team!"

    Lora O. in March 2016

    Perfection + Painting Logo

    In business since 2015

    About us: "Perfection + Painting provides top notch customer service and the highest levels of professionalism for San Diego County. They can handle all painting and drywall repair projects, big or small. Perfection + Painting belief is not a name. Its a standard. They will make sure your project is implemented perfectly. Call Us Today!"

    Palm Construction, Inc. Logo
    San Diego, CA·

    Decks, Roofing

    "This job was to renovate my home in preparation to sell it in early March. It consisted of a kitchen and 3 bathroom upgrade, flooring and lighting fixture replacement, painting and removal of 3 popcorn ceilings. Beginning the second week of January, the entire job was completed within 6 weeks. When first hired, the principal of Palm Construction carefully tuned in to my specific needs and targeted timeframe, offering succinct suggestions respects colors, style and quality of products used. Specialists in each trade worked cohesively with each other, as well as alongside other contractors that I had personally hired separately for windows and pool replaster. Although I had intended to live in the property during the renovation, I quickly realized that my occupancy was impeding progress, so I made the decision to vacate the premises. This was especially important during the removal of popcorn ceilings which contained asbestos. The work moved seamlessly from the removal of kitchen counters, sink, cabinet doors, appliances and flooring to the demolition of 3 bathrooms. Timely mutual decisions were made about fixtures, mirrors, flooring, sinks, vanities, paint and hardware, allowing the job to progress steadily to reach very precise goals. Along the way, it was determined that the air ducts needed replacing and AC would be a welcome addition to the total job. These issues were discussed and explained clearly and quoted at a reasonable cost - so I decided to add the change orders. Although I had never been involved with a home renovation in the past, I was very impressed with the patience and care taken to communicate with me throughout the entire job. I was a demanding customer with an expectation of perfectionism and Palm Construction was up for the challenge. Beyond the scope of the original job, Palm went above and beyond with finishing touches and little extras here and there. They've come back to help me even after completion of the job, when I needed some additional retrofits for my appliance installation, which was not even part of the original job. I know that I can count on Palm Construction to be responsive and willing for anything that may come up in the future. I learned that they are a GC that you can totally trust and rely on. In summary, I am in awe of the completed work. My friends and neighbors are astonished with the transformation of my home. The end product is flawless and most impressive. My realtor has already offered Palm Construction opportunities for other jobs. My neighbors have asked for their contact information to get quotes. I highly recommend Palm Construction for your renovation work, whether it is a large or small job. During the 6 weeks of this job, I got to know the principal, Guy Yaakov, and his team. Despite the complexities of the job and the incidental issues that came up, the personal follow-through and attention paid to all questions and requests were taken care of expeditiously and professionally. I couldn't be happier, plus, I made a friend. Thanks, Guy!!!!"

    beverly A. in March 2020

    NOBLEMAN PAINTING AND DECORATING Logo
    OCEANSIDE, CA·

    PAINTING

    "Tye has been amazing he was able to work w my budget and did a great job painting my condo. He was there everyday until it was completed. Excellent work ethics and communication"

    Natalie P. in December 2023

    SD Pro Painting Logo
    San Marcos, CA·

    Interior Painting, Exterior Painting

    "Excellent work, professional workers and overall great job on painting our kitchen cabinets. We will be using them again for additional work on our home."

    Rita H. in September 2021

    RP
    Carlsbad, CA·

    Painting

    "Hired for painting all the interior of my home. I was very happy with how it turn d out, the job was completed in a timely manner and Ryan was very easy to work with."

    Ramzi E. in August 2021

    JC
    San Diego, CA·

    Interior Painting, Exterior Painting

    "I hired PC painting to paint the wood trim, eaves and fascia board on my 53 year old house because they proposed extensive scraping and sanding of the wood. They did an excellent job of scraping and sanding. They also replaced 7 rafter tails which were rotten and filled holes in the rest of the rafter tails. The paint job was top notch. Highly recommended!!"

    Michael N. in August 2013

    HB Painting Logo
    Vista, CA·

    Painting

    "Hugo and his team of painter professionals did an exceptional job with our entire interior painting project in record time—without compromising quality!! Hugo and his team not only provided great project execution— Hugo was also acted as a trusted Paint Professional advisor for helping me desire on best color/textures/placements of accent walls, etc. HB Painting under promised all aspects of Paint Project and exponentially over delivered on everything! Professional, honest, transparent, cost effective, reliable , collaborative, personable and cool to work with! We will hire him for our exterior paint project soon! **See HB Painting reviews on BBB Better Business Bureau page for more details"

    Amber K. in October 2021

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How much do painting contractors typically cost?

  • San Marcos, California Average
    $2,163
  • Typical Range
    $1,145 - $3,224
  • Low End - High End
    $400 - $5,200

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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San Marcos Painting Contractors are rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 1393 reviews of 1393 pros.

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Recent Job Requests for Painting Contractors in San Marcos, CA

  • Project Location: San Marcos, CA
    Date: 01/18/24
    Location: Home/Residence
    How many rooms do you want to paint?: 1 - 2 rooms
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: San Marcos, CA
    Date: 01/10/24
    Location: Home/Residence
    How many rooms do you want to paint?: 1 - 2 rooms
    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
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: San Marcos, CA
    Date: 01/08/24
    Location: Home
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: San Marcos, CA
    Date: 01/08/24
    Location: Home/Residence
    How many rooms do you want to paint?: 3 - 4 rooms
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: San Marcos, CA
    Date: 01/07/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    What do you want to paint?: More than half of the home exterior (3-4 sides)
    Number of Stories: One story
    Surface Material: Stucco
    Square Footage: Under 1500 sqft

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