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Exterior Home Painters in Rochester, NY

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    F.R. Cooper Home Improvements LLC Logo
    Sodus, NY·

    Drywall, Carpenters, Additions & Remodels , and 2 more

    "Brandon was very personable and did great, quick work. He was the first contractor to call me after I submitted my project on Angi. I checked around for better quotes and couldn't find them. He made time to do the project VERY QUICKLY (2 days) and even offered to let me borrow his ladder. Overall, couldn't imagine a better experience with a contractor."

    Leo P. in June 2023

    KAST Painting Logo
    Clarkson, NY·

    Painting

    "I hired Kast Painting to do my living room. Mike did a fantastic job and was timely, neat and very personable. It turned out great with his color recommendation. He always picked up after himself and finished the job much faster than anticipated. Would definitely use him again to do other jobs in my home."

    Todd B. in April 2023

    KH

    "Kyle was great. He was courteous, friendly, and very professional. He was right on time and cleaned up afterwards. He took care of a water damaged spot on ceiling,had to match a stucco pattern and all came out great. Will definitely have him back for future projects."

    Chris H. in October 2023

    PH
    East Bethany, NY·

    Interior & Exterior Painting, Handyman Services, Doors & Windows , and 2 more

    "Installed porch railing into concrete steps for elderly. Meticulous in his work, compassionate about the customer, and would definitely hire again!"

    Brian D. in January 2024

    AP
    Leroy, NY·

    Interior Painting, Exterior Painting, Deck Staining , and 2 more

    "Very informational and helpful with any questions I had and willing to work with you. Nick painted my nursery and took his time and came back for touch ups. Great value for what you get."

    Dante C. in February 2024

    CertaPro Painters of West Rochester, NY Logo
    Rochester, NY·

    Interior Painting, Exterior Painting

    "Work was early and it looks amazing!! Those who worked on the house did with smiles and pride. Very nice to work with people who have good attitudes, very professional and so a wonderful job."

    Lee Alconero A. in August 2015

    RP
    Rochester, NY·

    Painting

    "Joe is so great to work with, very accommodating, great communication with a great price."

    Jena W. in May 2019

    Holtfoth Painting Logo
    Penfield, NY·

    Exterior Painting

    "John responded to my request for a quote within 1 hour! He came by later that day and looked at the areas that I wanted painted this year. He made some suggestions and we agreed on the project. He is VERY prompt and left the exterior cleaned up every day before he left. We had a rain delay, and he emailed and called that morning. It cleared up unexpectedly and he called to say he was on the way over to start! He is very personable and did an excellent job. We booked him on the spot for next spring to do the entire house. Hire him, you will not be disappointed."

    Dan G. in June 2021

    SD

    In business since 2018

    Rochester, NY·

    Moving, Handyman, Painting , and 1 more

    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."

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How much do exterior home painters typically cost?

  • Rochester, New York Average
    $2,955
  • Typical Range
    $1,961 - $4,329
  • Low End - High End
    $650 - $7,075

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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