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    Miranas Painting Logo
    Federal Heights, CO·

    Painting

    "Perfection im totally satisfied with work completed by Miranda Painting . Started work when promised. Ill refer to family & friends with confidence. Nice job well done!"

    Anna C. in October 2020

    Double J Drywall & Painting Logo
    Keenesburg, CO·

    Drywall, Painting

    "Justin is a very knowledgeable, patient, and professional individual. He was able to fix the baseboards and stair treads that had been chewed on by my dog. I would recommend Justin’s services to anyone looking for quality work. I will be contacting Justin in the future for his expertise on other home projects. 10/10. 5 stars."

    Bradley T. in June 2022

    Thomas & Sons Fence and Decks Logo
    Denver, CO·

    "I had Thomas repair holes in my ceiling and walls he did a excellent job! Also, painted my office and laundry room! Thomas went the extra mile, he is a very detailed painter and made my rooms beautiful! His price is very reasonable and I’m hiring him for more painting jobs!"

    Michelle M. in December 2021

    Sharp Line Painting Logo
    Englewood, CO·

    Painting

    "They did a great job. Will use them for future projects."

    David M. in July 2020

    Alpha Wolf Painting, LLC Logo

    "Alpha did a great job for us. Detail oriented"

    Amy S. in November 2023

    GP
    Englewood, CO·

    Painting

    "Greg and his team were amazing!!! The completely transformed our home. My favorite outcome was our kitchen... they turned our yellow maple cabinets into a clean, white modern space. Greg is also a pleasure to work with! We were actually sad when the project was complete because we wouldn t get to see the guys on a regular basis. We strongly recommend Grahf Painting!"

    Karen R. in December 2019

    Dan's Discount Drywall Logo
    Aurora, CO·

    Popcorn Ceiling Texture Removal and Use, Texture matching, Painting , and 2 more

    "The work was done quickly and great quality."

    Sada B. in November 2022

    Angel's Touch Painting, LLC Logo
    Aurora, CO·

    Exterior Paint, Interior paint

    "I'd definitely hire these guys again =)"

    Nick W. in January 2021

    HG

    "They worked so hard and fast. They did a great job and were super happy with getting the job. I was totally happy with the end results."

    RJ S. in November 2023

How much do painting & staining companies typically cost?

  • Denver, Colorado Average
    $684
  • Typical Range
    $350 - $1,038
  • Low End - High End
    $200 - $1,800

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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