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    S L Paint and Construction LLC Logo
    Terre Haute, IN·

    Drywall, Painting, Insolation

    About us: "S L Paint and Construction is committed to excellence in every aspect of our business. We uphold a standard of integrity bound by fairness, honesty, and personal responsibility. Our distinction is the quality of service we bring to our customers. Accurate knowledge of our trade combined with ability is what makes us true professionals. Above all, we are watchful of our customers' interests, and make their concerns the basis of our business."

    CH
    Terre Haute, IN·

    Doors and Windows, Carpentry, Fences , and 7 more

    "Chip and a person who works for him named Josh were excellent. Chip was easy to communicate with, quick to reach out, easily reachable, showed up on time, and completed all of the repairs to our drawers that had gone off track and/or had bad rollers, in addition to doors that needed slight tweaks to latch, close or be reattached and exceeded my expectations. In Terre Haute over many years in attempts to help my parents with items around their home, I am used to poor quality service and people who do not show. I would call Chip again for another project or handyman service and actually already have one. You get what you pay for when it comes to work like this and feel that Chip charged me a fair price and it was worth every cent. I would not hesitate to refer him to another person."

    Sarah D. in February 2023

    HH
    TERRE HAUTE, IN·

    painting

    "Henry and his staff completely transformed my basement. They installed 1,500 square feet of LVP flooring after removing old carpet. They patched and painted the walls including trim and baseboards. They added lighting which brightened the space. Henry was professional and easy to work with. His work was high quality and I would rehire him for future projects."

    Haley S. in February 2024

    OH

    In business since 2003

    Terra Haute, IN·

    Kitchen Remodels, Bathrooms

    About us: "We are a locally owned and operated company that values honesty and integrity and treats your home as if it were our own. We offer a variety of services that are customizable to each individual project. You will find us to be competitively priced, paying close attention to the details of each and every project that we are involved with. We look forward to building lasting relationships and guarantee your satisfaction!"

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How much do painting contractors typically cost?

  • Terre Haute, Indiana Average
    $796
  • Typical Range
    $300 - $833
  • Low End - High End
    $300 - $1,750

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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Terre Haute Painting Contractors are rated 5.0 out of 5 based on 29 reviews of 29 pros.

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Recent Job Requests for Painting Contractors in Terre Haute, IN

  • Project Location: Terre Haute, IN
    Date: 01/30/24
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Ceiling
    How many rooms do you want to paint?: 1 - 2 rooms
    Location: Home/Residence
    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: Terre Haute, IN
    Date: 01/25/24
    Location: Home/Residence
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    What is the occupancy of the house?: Furnished and occupied
    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
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Living spaces (Bedroom, Hallways, Living Room, etc.)
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Terre Haute, IN
    Date: 01/12/24
    Desired Completion Date: Within 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Check off each feature that will need to be painted/stained. (Check all that apply).: Interior door(s)
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Terre Haute, IN
    Date: 01/11/24
    Location: Home/Residence
    How many rooms do you want to paint?: 3 - 4 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: Terre Haute, IN
    Date: 01/08/24
    Number of Rooms: 3-4
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.

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