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    Scarpone and Sons Logo
    Cheektowaga, NY·

    Additions, Siding, Decks , and 2 more

    "Sabino was great to work with. He was professional and thorough when initially inspecting roof. He completed a major job with tear off of layers of asphalt and cedar shingles. He installed the new roof with quality products. Most importantly he worked well with us in a honest manner when issues arose to rebuild a chimney and replace beams on a rotting porch. His prices were very reasonable. He did a solid job cleaning up the area when finished. It is never an easy experience to have an old roof torn off and replaced, but Sabino and his workers made the experience positive."

    Joshua R. in December 2016

    Epoxy Plus Concrete Solutions Logo
    Dunkirk, NY·

    "Great job. Love my new Epoxy garage floor."

    Steven M. in June 2023

    SR
    Buffalo, NY·

    Concrete Sealing, Drywall Installation, Deck Refinishing , and 2 more

    "We hired SunnySide Realty to paint walls ceilings trim and do some patching in a number of rooms in our house. Nic was professional, tidy, and respectful of our home. The work was amazing! And when I was doubtful about colors, Nic offered his professional advice to help me decide. I will definitely recommend SunnySide to family and friends."

    Sarah L. in June 2017

    Pressure Experts of Western New York Logo
    Buffalo, NY·

    Painting Small Projects, Power Washing, Multi-Surface Renewal , and 2 more

    "The attention to detail was excellent!"

    Nancy G. in November 2022

    Twin Tiers Construction of Buffalo Logo

    "Absolutely recommend this company! Great customer service so so patient and understanding. Did exactly what I wanted! Iâ m so impressed and loving my new kitchen! I love cooking again!! Thank you so much!"

    Brittany A. in January 2023

    MD

    In business since 2019

    Amherst, NY·

    Interior Painting, Exterior Painting

    About us: "With years of experience, Mr. Dee's Painting 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. Call us today!"

    TMP All Pro Services, LLC Logo
    North Tonawanda, NY·

    Landscape, Pavers, Fence Install , and 2 more

    "They do my lawn care and plowing and they are fantastic. They work hard, they persevere to get the job done."

    Gary S. in February 2023

    PD

    In business since 2015

    .Exterior Painting, Interior Painting is not my only goal! I hope to create a future relationship, for any further projects you need completed!, . , and 2 more

    About us: ".Paint Dr. proudly serves its customers with pride, integrity, and attention to the details that matter most to you. This is one of the many things, that set us apart from the rest. We are locally owned and operated. Give us a call today!"

    WP
    Buffalo, NY·

    "I had a great experience with WetWalls Painting. I hired them to paint several rooms in my home to include the trim and ceilings. I was transparent with the owner about my budget and what I hoped the end results would be and he was able to recommend some options that could help me achieve my desired aesthetic. The owner himself came out to ensure the job was completed to my satisfaction. The work was done timely and professionally. I love the results!"

    Wendy R. in May 2023

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How much do exterior home painters typically cost?

  • Buffalo, New York Average
    $3,608
  • Typical Range
    $1,600 - $5,564
  • Low End - High End
    $750 - $8,800

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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Things to Consider Before You Hire a Painter:

What do you want to paint?

  • More than half of the home exterior (3-4 sides)
  • Less than half of the home exterior (1-2 sides)
  • The exterior trim
  • A deck or porch
  • A fence
  • Shutters and / or a front door
  • Garage exterior
  • Garage Door
  • Other

What is the approximate living square footage of your home?

    What is the primary exterior surface material of your home?

      How many stories is your home?

        Which best describes the condition of your walls?

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