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Find painters in Birmingham, AL

Find painters in Birmingham, AL

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Find painters in Birmingham, AL

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Top 10 painting services in Birmingham, AL

Homeowners agree: these Birmingham painters are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
House Remodeling&roof Leak Repair

House Remodeling&roof Leak Repair

5.0(2)
3 hires on HomeGuide
16+ years in business
Serves Birmingham, AL
Willyne H. says, "Prompt and very reliable." Read more
Jackson Quality Metal Works

Jackson Quality Metal Works

New on HomeGuide
1 hire on HomeGuide
Serves Birmingham, AL
A family owned and ran, with over 40 years of exsperience in all aspects of industrial, comercial, and residential construction. All varieties of roof systems, all types of materials, not hesitant to take on any size job, can build from ground up, lock and key.
John's Painting

John's Painting

5.0(2)
15+ years in business
Serves Birmingham, AL
Terry H. says, "I like the fact that he was prompt and did great work for a fair price. And his work was top-notch . He is a great painter. I would use him again for future jobs and recommend him to friends and family." Read more
Hardisty Skinner Painting

Hardisty Skinner Painting

New on HomeGuide
13+ years in business
Serves Birmingham, AL
My name is Daniel and I do painting mostly inside but some outside as well and free estimates and quality work and I am usually quite and friendly and love doing a great job
D&S Painting

D&S Painting

5.0(1)
19+ years in business
Serves Birmingham, AL
Dexter D. says, "God loving man to see the. Customer face when the job is done been in business for fifteen years" Read more
1 Call Property Maintenance

1 Call Property Maintenance

New on HomeGuide
10+ years in business
Serves Birmingham, AL
1 Call Property Maintenance (1 Call PM) is a locally owned and operated business located in Hueytown, AL. With over 30 years of experience in the industry to offer our clients, it's easy to choose us for your next project. We have local reviews from our recent clients to give you peace of mind. We build lasting relationships with our clients and provide top quality work. We offer a wide range of services that include: -Handyman services -Carpentry -Basic electrical -Basic Plumbing -Door and Window replacement -Painting -Decks -Pergolas -Gazeebos -Ceiling Fan Installation -T.V. Mounting -Siding Installation And more. We have hourly rates, 1/2
Rjs Landscaping

Rjs Landscaping

New on HomeGuide
1 hire on HomeGuide
9+ years in business
Serves Birmingham, AL
We have a great passion for our work and our customers and I believe it shows in our work
Maid2Clean

Maid2Clean

New on HomeGuide
4+ years in business
Serves Birmingham, AL
Maid2Clean isn't just another cleaning service...we know that not all of our customers' cleaning needs are the same. Thats why I personally meet each and every customer to determine what their cleaning needs are and create a service package based on their needs. Maid2Clean offers move-in/out, construction clean up, deep clean, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and one time cleaning services. Our customers' needs are our top priority. So, We also offer customized service packages tailored to your needs.But that's not all. We also offer carpet cleaning, window cleaning, ceiling and wall cleaning, decluttering/organization services, garage/basement/sto...

Your Painting questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

How much does it cost to hire a professional painter near me?

Painters charge $20 to $50 per hour or $1 to $6 per square foot, depending on the project size, complexity, and whether it's interior painting or exterior painting.

Cost to hire a painter near me

  • Interior Door $50 – $200
  • 10×12 Room $300 – $800
  • 10×12 Room Ceiling $150 – $300
  • 14×16 Master Bedroom $700 – $1,300
  • Bathroom $200 – $600
  •  Kitchen $200 – $600
  • Living Room $400 – $1,200
  • All Interior Walls $1,300 – $6,300
  • Whole House Interior $2,900 – $8,800
  • Whole House Exterior $1,800 – $5,000
  • New Construction $4,000 – $15,000

Does painting add value to a house?

Painting is a cost-effective way to add value and boost home appeal. Interior painting has a 107% return on investment (ROI), while exterior painting has a 55% return on investment on average.

How often should you paint your walls or house interior?

Interior walls need painting every three to seven years on average, depending on the room type, traffic and condition, and previous paint job. Ceilings need painting every 7 to 10 years, and baseboards and trim need repainting every 2 to 4 years.

Signs interior walls need painting:

  • Paint is peeling, flaking, bubbling, cracking, faded, or chalky
  • There are stains and mold on the walls
  • The walls are damaged
  • The last paint job was longer than 7 years ago
  • You're tired of the current color
  • You're selling the home and want to increase the appeal

How often should you paint your house exterior?

A house exterior needs painting every five to ten years on average, depending on the location, climate, sun exposure, material, and condition. Wood siding needs repainting every 3 to 7 years, while fiber cement siding needs repainting every 10 to 15 years.

Signs a house exterior needs painting:

  • Paint is peeling, flaking, bubbling, cracking, faded, or chalky
  • There are exposed patches of wall
  • Stucco needs patching, or wood boards need replacing
  • The last paint job was longer than 10 years ago
  • You are selling the home and want to boost curb appeal

How long does it take to paint a room?

Painting a room takes two to six hours on average. The time it takes to paint a room depends on the prep work, primer requirements, room size, if ceilings need painting, number of coats, and clean up.

How long does it take to paint a house?

An average-size house takes three to four days to paint with a professional team of three painters. A large three-story or 5+ bedroom house takes four to six days to paint the exterior on average. This time estimate includes prepping the house, painting, and cleaning up.

Do you tip residential painting contractors?

Painting services do not expect a tip. However, if they go above and beyond or spend more time than expected, a cold drink, hot lunch, or $10 to $20 tip is appreciated. Giving the painter a positive review on HomeGuide, Yelp, or Google is better than a tip.

How to find local painters?

Start by searching our list of painters near you, then compare reviews and costs. Next:

  • Get at least three free estimates in-person to compare.
  • Ask for recommendations from family, friends, and neighbors.
  • Select companies that are licensed, bonded, and experienced.
  • Verify their insurance, worker’s compensation, and bond guarantees.
  • Read reviews and check out their previous work on HomeGuide and Google.
  • Ask if they are part of their local chamber of commerce or any trade associations such as the Painting Contractors Association (PCA).
  • Ask about their warranties and guarantees.
  • Get a detailed estimate, contract, and warranty in writing before the work begins.
  • Avoid making large payments upfront. Come up with a payment schedule for work completed.

After asking questions and verifying their credentials, hire the best painting services in your area.

What questions to ask painting companies?

When hiring a local painter, ask them the following questions:

  • How long have you been a painting contractor?
  • How many similar projects have you painted?
  • Can I see your portfolio?
  • Can you provide me with a list of references?
  • Are you licensed, insured, and bonded?
  • Are you a member of the BBB, chamber of commerce, or any trade associations?
  • Are your painters' employees or subcontractors?
  • What qualities do you look for in subcontractors? Do they have professional training?
  • What quality of painting materials do you use?
  • What is your preparation process before painting?
  • How do you handle damages that happen on the job?
  • Who's the project manager?
  • What hours do you and your crew work?
  • How long will the project take?
  • What permits do I need, and will you obtain them?
  • How long is your warranty, and what does it cover?
  • How much is your cost estimate?
  • Can you provide me a written and signed contract with a breakdown of all costs?
  • What is the structure of the payment agreements?
  • Are financing options available?
  • What do I need to provide to get started?

Reviews for Birmingham painting services

Recent success stories from people in the Birmingham area.
Gloria T.
The worker was on time. He knew what he was doing and got to work right away. He stayed until the job was done. I would recommend him to others.
House remodeling&roof leak Repair
Angela R.
He was very professional, dependable, and did excellent work.
John's painting
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