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What Can You Hire a Painting Company to Do?

Residential painters do a whole lot more than cover your exterior siding or walls with a new color. Some painting companies may add in accent walls or create decorative exhibits, for instance, and some might also provide pressure washing services for outside siding.

Home Interior Painting Services

A selection of house painting companies will complete interior paint jobs. That includes priming and painting walls. Professional painters usually tape off and otherwise prep the room to prevent paint from splashing on other areas and complete edgework to guarantee an attractive end outcome.

If you anticipate painters to paint other areas, including baseboards, ceilings, or molding, ask businesses about these services before you work with them. Some may not offer that type of work and might charge extra fees.

Outside Painting Jobs

Exterior house painting contractors paint the outside of residences, such as siding or other outdoor wall surfaces. Talk to potential painting professionals regarding the type of area that needs painting, as this might change the size and cost of the job. Some painting businesses will work on big or towering homes and some will not, as not all professionals have the workers and scaffolding necessary to paint two- or three-story residences.

Decorative Home Painting Services

Creative house painting work includes decorative components, such as specialty highlighted walls or murals. Should you desire something like this, talk about it first and foremost with possible professionals to learn if they might provide the job or suggest an artist who can paint alongside them.

If speaking to potential home painting companies in White Plains, explain what sort of painting you are searching for. The professional can tell you whether they offer those jobs.

Search for Local Home Painting Professionals in White Plains

When you want to give your living room a makeover or improve your home’s curbside appeal before placing it on the market, a professional paint project can help. Looking for the correct paint professional in White Plains for your house painting work is important to ensuring quality, successful outcomes.

It’s simple to seek professional painters for your house painting project with HomeAdvisor’s tools. All you need to do is:

  • Start by entering your ZIP code so we know where your home painting project is located.
  • Answer a several requests regarding the job to help us put you in touch with the proper painters.
  • Review a selection of personalized home painters in your neighborhood.
  • Search through testimonials right on our webpage to view how painting companies did with other projects.
  • Look at photos of completed jobs to see what type of jobs each painting business does.

Afterwards, you can narrow your selections and reach out to at least three painting companies for estimates.

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 White Plains, NY

  • NewProject: Interior Home Paint or Stain
    Location: White Plains, NY
    Date: 01/27/23
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    What is the occupancy of the house?: Furnished and occupied
    What is the average ceiling height of the rooms you want painted?: 8 ft
    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): Bedroom(s)
    Location: Home/Residence
    Which best describes the condition of your walls?: Fair - Has some cracking or peeling that may require filling and patching
    Number of Rooms: 1 - 2
    Comment: I would like to get estimates for painting my bedrooms such as the walls ,ceiling and trim.
  • NewProject: Interior Home Paint or Stain
    Location: White Plains, NY
    Date: 01/27/23
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Location: Home/Residence
  • NewProject: Interior Home Paint or Stain
    Location: White Plains, NY
    Date: 01/25/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Number of Rooms: 1 - 2
    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?: Very Good - Looks new and requires no repairs
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Kitchen
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Other / I don't know
  • NewProject: Paint or Stain Small Projects
    Location: White Plains, NY
    Date: 01/23/23
    Type of project: Paint
    New color: Lighter than existing color
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Features to be painted/stained: Interior walls
  • Project: Exterior Home Paint or Stain
    Location: White Plains, NY
    Date: 01/20/23
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Square Footage: 1500-3000 sqft
    Surface Material: Wood
    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?: More than half of the home exterior (3-4 sides)
  • Project: Interior Home Paint or Stain
    Location: White Plains, NY
    Date: 01/20/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Number of Rooms: 5 - 6
    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?: Poor - Surfaces severely deteriorated may require paint stripping
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Whole House
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Ceiling
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
  • Project: Interior Home Paint or Stain
    Location: White Plains, NY
    Date: 01/17/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Number of Rooms: 1 - 2
    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
    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): Bedroom(s)
  • Project: Interior Home Paint or Stain
    Location: White Plains, NY
    Date: 01/17/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Number of Rooms: 5 - 6
    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): Stairways
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Hallways
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Ceiling
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Dining Room
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Living Areas
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Bathroom(s)
  • Project: Interior Home Paint or Stain
    Location: White Plains, NY
    Date: 01/17/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Number of Rooms: 1 - 2
    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?: I'm not sure - We'll help you determine this later
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Ceiling
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Bathroom(s)
  • Project: Paint or Stain Small Projects
    Location: White Plains, NY
    Date: 01/16/23
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: Yes
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Type of project: Paint
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
  • Project: Interior Home Paint or Stain
    Location: White Plains, NY
    Date: 01/13/23
    What is the occupancy of the house?: Empty of furnishings and unoccupied
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Which best describes the condition of your walls?: Very Good - Looks new and requires no repairs
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    What is the average ceiling height of the rooms you want painted?: 8 ft
    Number of Rooms: 1 - 2
    Location: Home/Residence
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Living Areas
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    Which rooms need to be painted? (Check all that apply): Bedroom(s)
  • Project: Interior Home Paint or Stain
    Location: White Plains, NY
    Date: 01/03/23
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    House Occupancy: Furnished and occupied
    Location: Home/Residence
    Rooms to be Painted: Living areas
    Painting Needs:: Walls and ceilings
    Number of Rooms: 2

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