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    Ramirez Cleaning Svcs INC Logo
    Margate, FL·

    Powerwashing, Window Cleaning, Painting (Exterior) , and 2 more

    "My windows hadnâ t been cleaned in quite some time due to my bad back, and I had low expectations of them ever being cleaned well. When Didier came by to give me an estimate, he told me that he would be able to get my windows to sparkle. I was so amazed at the results-my windows look brand new! Ramirez Window Cleaning exceeded my expectations for window cleaning. I highly recommend this company without reservation. A job well done!"

    Eddora F. in December 2023

    AP
    Boynton Beach, FL·

    Interior Painting or Staining: 5 + Rooms, All types of fencing, Exterior Home or Structure - Paint or Stain , and 12 more

    "A crew of three arrived on time, helped me move some furniture and other rooms that was too heavy for me to move myself, and then moved the heaviest pieces in the middle of my living room. They protected my walls in the hallway and my trim, sanded the walls where it was needed, primed and painted the walls with the color I chose. They cleaned up and were very kind and pleasant to deal with the whole experience was very professional and they finished within four hours and then helped me move the heaviest pieces from other rooms, back into my living room and put the pieces they’ve moved in the middle back closer to the walls. It’s obvious they love their job."

    Colleen P. in March 2024

    Tejas Home Commercial Services Logo
    Fort Lauderdale, FL·

    Customer Satisfaction, Repairs, Sealing, Driveways, Patios, Pools , and 3 more

    "They are HIGHLY recommended. It was my first time using a Contrator from an online search. Totally worth it. Knowledgeable, reliable, and meticulous. They went above & beyond to deliver a timely and well done project. Wish them continued success!"

    Romane J. in December 2019

    SP
    Miramar, FL·

    Exterior Painting, Interior Painting

    "Very professional, attention to details. I would absolutely recommend them."

    Ilona B. in April 2024

    JLM Paint Logo
    Pembroke Pines, FL·

    Drywall, Painting

    "The job was executed with excellence, but they have some areas of opportunity. Area of improvement: Everything that needs to be moved to paint the walls, should be returned to its original place once the job is completed."

    Mario E. del C. in November 2023

    Tre-Falcon, Painting & Construction Logo
    Delray Beach, FL·

    Skim Coating / Pastering, Wholesale Cabinet Distributor, Kitchen & Bath Design & Remodel , and 7 more

    "Everything was perfect"

    Diane C. in December 2022

    BC
    Hialeah, FL·

    Concrete Installations, Concrete Replacements

    "Very nice and they made sure the joh got done right"

    Irma W. in July 2024

    BL
    Miami, FL·

    Remodeling, Painting, Finish Carpentry , and 4 more

    "Very nice and respectful. Kept in contact at each step of the process of paining exterior doors of house."

    Dolores R. in April 2024

    South Florida Painting Services, Inc. Logo
    Coral Springs, FL·

    Painting

    "they arrived on time and stayed till job was done. they did a kitchen, dining room , living room , office, & hallway in different colors and was done by 3:30 pm great job & good cleanup after."

    Barry F. in December 2014

How much do exterior home painters typically cost?

  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida Average
    $2,480
  • Typical Range
    $1,683 - $3,135
  • Low End - High End
    $600 - $5,000

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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Fort Lauderdale Painting Contractors are rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 353 reviews of 353 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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