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the Price of Exterior House Painting

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$ 500
Mar 2008
Cranston, Rhode Island
exterior work
Quiet dedicated house painter  more... close row
$ 1200
Sep 2007
Portland, Or.
Garage Interior and Exterior
Garage painted inside and out  more... close row
$ 7600
Jul 2007
Bellingham, WA
1850' exterior house and deck
Great paint service but slow clean up  more... close row
$ 500
Mar 2008
Baltimore, MD
outside painting
Professional paint job adds value to house  more... close row
$ 500
Aug 2007
Valparaiso, Indiana
Exterior house painting
Necessary prep work was not all done  more... close row
$ 5000
Sep 2007
Cadilac, MI
House Painting
Finding a contractor from afar  more... close row
$ 700
May 2008
Columbus, Ohio
Home Exterior Painting
New paint makes house look almost new  more... close row
$ 12532
Feb 2007
Phoenix, AZ
residential home under rennovation painted inside and out
The price was for a full inside and outside strip  more... close row

Description of service

The price was for a full inside and outside strip and repaint along with removal of popcorn ceilings and smoothing textured plaster walls, and repair of various minor damage. The price was for paint and ancillary supplies, and labor for a crew of ten at $30 per hour per worker.

Other services offered by the company include faux finishes, epoxying concrete floors, murals, and other paint work as requested by the clients.

All their work is warranted for 3 years.

Review of Service

When we first looked at having our house repainted we figured it'd be pretty expensive, but we didn't know how long it would take. We'd done most of the other remodeling while living in the house, and painting was really the last thing to do before all the bits and pieces like cabinets, fixtures, and finished floors were reinstalled. We'd been working hard on our renovations for the past months, so when it came time to paint, after realizing we had no talent for it whatsoever, then finding out it would take about a week to do, we decided to go on vacation.

We had the usual panic attacks about leaving strange men alone with our stuff, but the feelings passed because we'd already had strange people going through our house since renovations began, and we managed to enjoy ourselves on our vacation. The day before our vacation was over, we got an email with pictures of the completed project from the foreman. All the colors looked right on the inside and out, and the popcorn ceiling was gone, as we'd requested. The remaining details we had to wait until we got home to see.

We ended up driving past the house because we weren't used to the new exterior color. The wood siding had been stripped, the paint chips cleaned up from the ground (though we did find a few, it was latex paint, so we weren't concerned) and the paint on closer inspection was immaculate. Inside was much the same, the walls and ceiling had been smoothed to an almost glass-like state, the edges of the contrasting color trim were perfect, there were no drips or runs or brush marks anywhere (even on window glass), it didn't even smell like it had been painted.

We couldn't be happier.


This is a very expensive service so shop around and get referrals for the company's previous work. Particularly the stuff that's a couple years old because that will tell you how well it holds up.

As with most contractors, don't pay the full amount up front, just for the sake of incentive to finish the work. "Half to start and the other half when its done" has done well for us so far.

$ 2900
Oct 2007
Athens ohio
outside of home
Painting exterior of new home  more... close row