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Exterior Home Painters in South Bend, IN

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    LP
    South Bend, IN·

    Painting, Additions and Remodels, HVAC

    "LGM installed a new furnace in one of me rentals and did an excellent job. Very reasonable and professional. Will recommend this company."

    Juan L. in May 2024

    RP
    South Bend, IN·

    painting

    "Rich was great. Showed up both days on time and was meticulous with his painting. To my surprise he was able to get the project going in just over a week and took only 2 days to complete. His attention to detail was awesome and his cleanup was equally impressive. All this and he was very reasonably priced. I would hire him again in a heart beat and probably will for another project that I am contemplating."

    Jeff B. in December 2021

    CR
    Niles, MI·

    Light sheetrock, Exterior paint and stain, Interior Painting

    "Lona does a phenomenal job, quality is excellent and she was always on schedule. A true pleasure to work with her!!"

    Bob G. in June 2024

    TM
    Benton Harbor, MI·

    cleaning

    "Highly recommended this company to anybody who need a good job done Very professional Very polite"

    Corey I. in April 2022

    Wasmer's Pro Painting LLC Logo
    South Bend, IN·

    Painting

    "Great experience hiring Connor! Would definitely work with him again."

    Susannah G. in November 2023

    CE
    Osceola, IN·

    "Logan and his team did a great job. Very professional and easy to work with. They painted my kitchen cabinets and did a fantastic job. Love the end result! Would definitely recommend!"

    Kelly G. in May 2024

    G Enterprises Logo
    South Bend, IN·

    Handyman Services, Junk Removal and Haul Away, Maintenance and Repairs

    "They contacted me within a couple of minutes of posting the request, arrived on time, and did a great job!!"

    Karen S. in November 2015

    Shamrock Services, Inc. Logo
    Osceola, IN·

    Deck, Fence, Patio or Porch - Clean and Seal, Concrete Floor Coating-Apply, Wallcovering or Wallpaper -- Install or Repair , and 1 more

    "I highly recommend Adam! He did a great job painting my basement. I have already recommended him to others."

    Jeni R. in September 2019

    CertaPro Painters of South Bend Logo
    Osceola, IN·

    Interior and Exterior Painting

    About us: "CertaPro Painters of South Bend offers professional interior and exterior house painting services to locations in South Bend, IN and surrounding areas. We provide a range of custom interior and exterior painting services, allowing for a smooth, seamless experience and exceptional results in every home. Whether you’re having your two-story foyer updated or refreshing the paint in your home’s bedrooms, the CertaPro Painters team approaches every painting project with an eye for detail. Finding the right team to paint your home can feel overwhelming, but with CertaPro Painters you’ll have peace of mind. We are experts that treat your home with the care it deserves. Call us today for a free in person or virtual estimate!"

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How much do exterior home painters typically cost?

  • South Bend, Indiana Average
    $2,241
  • Typical Range
    $1,112 - $3,875
  • Low End - High End
    $200 - $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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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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