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    Las Mela's Painting Co. Logo
    Des Plaines, IL·

    Power wash, Painting

    "Jasmine and her team members were responsive, always professional and delivered great value. The painter who did most of the work was incredibly timely and professional. He and his partner in the second day of the work completed the work very efficiently and left the house with everything neat and clean. A very professional and precise painting job."

    Chris P. in November 2021

    KR
    Chicago, IL·

    Porches, Decks, Kitchen's and bathroom's. Remodeling , and 2 more

    "Work was done in a timely manner and all cost were upfront"

    Gerardo A. in November 2023

    TK Painting Logo
    Schaumburg, IL·

    Painting

    "Tomasz was awesome, and very professional. He responded quickly with an estimate, we were able to get the work scheduled within our timeframe. He came out and completed the painting project, cleaned up, took all of the precautions necessary during these times. I will be using him again for a future project."

    Debra S. in December 2020

    Dr. House Remodeling Logo
    Cicero, IL·

    Remodels, Painting

    "I was amazed by the finished job. I would definitely recommend Dr. House"

    John B. in December 2019

    AS
    Burr Ridge, IL·

    Electrical, Handyman, Tree removal / trim , and 2 more

    "True to his word, Avraham and his crew did an excellent job. I use to do rehab and their professionalism and attention to detail are b"

    FLOYD L. in November 2020

    LS

    Handyman, Painting, Painting , and 2 more

    "Luis was very thorough and kept me informed during the entire project. He clearly communicated what needed to be done and how long it would take. He made sure the area was cleaned up afterwards and that the job was done to my satisfaction before leaving. He showed up at precisely the scheduled time and was very courteous and efficient. I would definitely hire him again for any handyman services I need in the future. We had a water leak from an upstairs bathroom, and he made sure the ceiling/drywall replacement/repair was completed and painted. Well done! It turned out great!"

    Zachary G. in May 2024

    MP
    Mattson, IL·

    Drywall, Interior Painting

    "The work received was exceptional and I am not easily pleased. We hired him to repair some drywall, paint the kitchen and the living room, he also painted over old paneling in our family room, upstairs hallway and bed room. Everything came out so well that we had the kitchen cabinets painted, new tile floor and backsplash installed. Everyone tells me that I have a brand new house."

    CHARLENE B. in March 2020

    MC

    "Miguel came recommended....he was very professional and competent. My project was to install and repair drywall and install floor tile in our bathroom. He showed up on time , was prepared and completed the job to our satisfaction. Other people in our building asked for his contact info. And he also cleaned up every time he was there. I would HIGHLY recommend him for any remodeling job as heâ s versed in tile, drywall, painting , cabinet / appliance / countertop installs as well.... Also, he knows how to manage a crew for big jobs... He does QUALITY work and is easy to work with....!!!"

    Jon S. in November 2023

    Pepe’s Painting Company Logo
    Chicago, IL·

    *Damage* repair plaster or drywall peeling chipping scuffs and water damage, smoke stains, Experts in our field and well versed at Historic refinishing and repair, *Painting*Professionals* Interiors and Exterior all paints and stains big and small projects , and 2 more

    "Frank was very professional did a great job at affordable price"

    JoAnna V. in May 2022

How much do cabinet painters typically cost?

  • Chicago, Illinois Average
    $744
  • Typical Range
    $420 - $1,210
  • Low End - High End
    $190 - $2,000

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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