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    CP

    In business since 2015

    About us: "We are 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."

    MP
    Arlington, VA·

    Patios Hardscapes, Painting - Exterior and Interior

    "We used Metropolitan for some urgent exterior paint, house sealing and roof repair. Andreas Mitsingas (owner) did the work himself and was very meticulous, professional and communicative. We are very satisfied with the result and confident that our house is sealed and ready for any weather. We are also very happy with our refreshed exterior look. We highly recommend Metropolitan and Andreas Mitsingas and will be using him again soon for more projects."

    Sars R. in November 2018

    360 Painting of  DC Logo
    Washington, DC·

    Interior Painting or Staining, Exterior Home or Structure - Paint or Stain

    "Professional and excellent work. Super responsive and great attention to detail."

    Sophia G. in June 2021

    USA Flooring LLC Logo
    Woodbridge, VA·

    Flooring; Tile, Stone, Marble., Painting; Interior & Exterior, Carpet Install, Replace and Cleaning.

    "Excellent workmanship. They came in and repaired a disaster created by the original contractor that put the laminate flooring in. They had to take up more than half of the entire floor. Their pricing for the job was very reasonable. They came, looked at what had to be done and provided a quote. The first day they reported on time and completed more than half of the project, however, day two they were two hours late and was not responding to phone calls to confirm their arrival time. Day three they were two hours late, but eventually called and gave an arrival time. Overall, because of the excellent workmanship and cleanup, I would recommend this company to others."

    Elmira P. in April 2022

    KP
    Woodbridge, VA·

    Painting Interior, Additions and Remodeling, Exterior Painting

    "I used Williams painting for interior painting of my entire home. They did such an awesome job I had them back to do the exterior as well. In addition to prepping the exterior prior to painting they also power washed our walkways and patio. Another awesome outcome. Williams painting does it all and we plan to use them for all our future needs."

    Linda C. in July 2022

    PP
    Sterling, VA·

    "Very good and sufficient time!"

    Meaghan M. in August 2023

    TLC Painting Logo
    Woodbridge, VA·

    20 years, Interior and Exterior

    "0 - Very neat work, trimming at door and window frames clean. 0- Responsive to special requests."

    Will M. in May 2007

    CP
    Chantilly, VA·

    "Good job. Arrived on time, courteous, figured out fix. Satisfied."

    Alan D. in April 2024

    SF
    Winchester, VA·

    Painting, Drywall, Handyman , and 6 more

    "These categories are very limited. Santa Fe services did a complete interior painting and repair job for a house that I was trying to sell. They also provided painting and repair for the exterior, a new front door, new window casings in the front dining room, and prepared the house for the team that came in and did wall to wall carpeting. Overall they did an outstanding job and I highly recommend them ð"

    Mark M. in November 2023

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How much do exterior home painters typically cost?

  • Falls Church, Virginia Average
    $2,272
  • Typical Range
    $1,466 - $3,693
  • Low End - High End
    $500 - $5,700

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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Falls Church Painting Contractors are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 13 reviews of 13 pros.

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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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