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    Do-Moore Home Improvements Logo
    Rio Rancho, NM·

    Handyman, Painting, Pergolas , and 2 more

    "Very professional service. Diligent and top quality work. We are so pleased with the remodel we will be hosting again."

    Elizabeth C. in December 2023

    AA
    Rio Rancho, NM·

    Painting

    "Great job... clean, fast, we’ll done, and on time"

    Mike M. in December 2019

    Lavery Home Improvements, LLC Logo
    Albuquerque, NM·

    Flooring, Carpentry, Interior Painting , and 6 more

    "Joe was a pleasure to work with. On time, on budget. Excellent job, quickly completed. Best I've ever worked with."

    geri M. in October 2023

    AR
    Albuquerque, NM·

    Interior Painting, Drywall Repair

    "Excellent work. Fair pricing. Great work ethic and business integrity! He painted exterior wrought iron gates and security doors to perfection ."

    Anne K. in November 2023

    NE
    ALBUQUERQUE, NM·

    painting

    "We are so happy with the results ! I love how it turned iut! Would highly recommend."

    Angelica G. in May 2024

    Chavez Design & Remodel Logo
    Albuquerque, NM·

    Builder, Construction/Builder, Cleanliness is our expertise , and 7 more

    "Friendly and explained the process to where anyone could understand. Very punctual"

    Glen M. in May 2023

    Little Brothers Painting Logo
    Albuquerque, NM·

    Painting interior & exterior surfaces, Drywall repair

    "He also did some concrete, gutters and sanded and stained our deck. He was very hardworking and stayed until the job was completed. Heâ  s very personable. We have recommended him to many friends. We have a couple of projects we will be hiring him to do for us."

    Bralia M. in August 2021

    NC
    Albuquerque, NM·

    Drywall Repair, Interior Painting, Cabinets

    "They built my vanity very nicely. They were very friendly and respectful. It was a very complicated vanity to put together, and they did great.!!! I would definitely recommend"

    Passion E. in December 2023

    Sonrey Handyman Services Logo
    Albuquerque, NM·

    Handyman, tile,woodwork,painting, Licensed and insured , and 1 more

    "Nick and his Son were absolutely wonderful! Service was on time and impeccable. Sonrey installed our replacement side mount evaporative cooler for 1/4 of the cost that other contractors were trying to charge us. Nick even came back the next day while we were at work to make sure everything still looked great and he put another seal around the wall opening at no charge just to be safe. Nice surprise to come home to! I would highly recommend Nick and Sonrey for any of your project needs."

    Kim A. in November 2015

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How much do painting & staining companies typically cost?

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico Average
    $691
  • Typical Range
    $334 - $1,070
  • Low End - High End
    $170 - $1,900

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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Albuquerque Painting Contractors are rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 278 reviews of 278 pros.

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  • Interior door(s)
  • Fireplace
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Recent Job Requests for Painting Contractors in Albuquerque, NM

  • Project Location: Albuquerque, NM
    Date: 02/04/24
    Desired Completion Date: Within 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Check off each feature that will need to be painted/stained. (Check all that apply).: Furniture / Object
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    Comment: Need touch up staining 0f trim plus repair painting of area of ceiling where new light fixture was installed
  • Project Location: Albuquerque, NM
    Date: 02/04/24
    Desired Completion Date: Within 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Check off each feature that will need to be painted/stained. (Check all that apply).: Furniture / Object
    Check off each feature that will need to be painted/stained. (Check all that apply).: Interior door(s)
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    Check off each feature that will need to be painted/stained. (Check all that apply).: Other
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Albuquerque, NM
    Date: 01/29/24
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    Check off each feature that will need to be painted/stained. (Check all that apply).: Other
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Albuquerque, NM
    Date: 01/27/24
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Check off each feature that will need to be painted/stained. (Check all that apply).: Interior door(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
    Comment: 1479 Sq Ft. Will not paint garage Ceiling, doors, and trim = white. Closets = white Walls = blue
  • Project Location: Albuquerque, NM
    Date: 01/26/24
    Desired Completion Date: Within 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    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
    Check off each feature that will need to be painted/stained. (Check all that apply).: Other
    Comment: Customer did not provide additional comments. Please contact the customer to discuss the details of this project.
  • Project Location: Albuquerque, NM
    Date: 01/24/24
    New color: Darker than existing color
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Location of cabinets: Kitchen cabinets
    Quantity of cabinet doors: 10 - 19 Doors
    Location: Home/Residence
  • Project Location: Albuquerque, NM
    Date: 01/17/24
    Desired Completion Date: More than 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: Albuquerque, NM
    Date: 01/16/24
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Location: Home/Residence
    Comment: Rocker would like it refinished to darker color
  • Project Location: Albuquerque, NM
    Date: 01/09/24
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Wall
    What needs to be painted? (Check all that apply): Trim
    Check off each feature that will need to be painted/stained. (Check all that apply).: Other
    Comment: I need my kitchen cabinets painted. And a tiny bit of wall in the kitchen.
  • Project Location: Albuquerque, NM
    Date: 01/09/24
    Location: Home
    Features to be painted/stained: Other
    Comment: Saul

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