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Top 10 painting services in San Jose, CA

Clients agree: these pros are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Fabulous Cleaning

Fabulous Cleaning

New on HomeGuide
1 hire on HomeGuide
Serves San Jose, CA
We have very competitive prices. Friendly and qualified staff. We are very attentive and oriented. Always going beyond to exceed customers expectations. We love seeing every customer satisfied and happy. We have pride on our work.
RR Pro Painting Inc

RR Pro Painting Inc

New on HomeGuide
2 hires on HomeGuide
Serves San Jose, CA
My name is Rodrigo, the name of the company is RR Pro Painting Inc. We began our journey 2019 but have 30 years of experience doing this profession. We leave not just a great job but quality work. Everyone on the team is proffesional, friendly and respectful.
Central Cal Construction

Central Cal Construction

5.0Exceptional(5)
10 hires on HomeGuide
Serves San Jose, CA
Lozark Q. says, "Great work thanks to Rudy and his crew not only did my house value go up but was able to sell in a heartbeat! We received tremendous attention when work was still in progress and lots of compliments from neighbors. Will definitely hire again for future work. I've also recommended Rudy to close friends and family. Hire Rudy only if you want quality work as he does not disappoint is direct and gives you many options and works extremely hard to finish your projects one after another keeping an eye on the smallest details. πŸ˜‰ " Read more
High Point Services

High Point Services

4.5(2)
3 hires on HomeGuide
Serves Sunnyvale, CA
Supal B. says, "Dmitri did his job well. He gave recommendations but also took care of how we wanted the system installed. There were unforeseen circumstances which he took care of. Will hire him again when needed, " Read more
Janney 09 Painting

Janney 09 Painting

5.0(3)
Serves Sunnyvale, CA
Scott M. says, "I loved the very good work, I recommend them. Janney 09 painting 4084491839" Read more
Professionals Quality Painting

Professionals Quality Painting

New on HomeGuide
Serves San Jose, CA
We are Professionals ready to help, from color consultation to assist you with every step of the work. Customer satisfaction is always our goal!
Smart Quality Construction Inc

Smart Quality Construction Inc

4.8Excellent(13)
Offers online services
4 hires on HomeGuide
Serves San Jose, CA
Huyn H. says, "The best company ever! Sergio is very honest and explains everything in detail, i had my whole back yard done with new concrete!" Read more
Murillo Construction And Remodeling

Murillo Construction And Remodeling

New on HomeGuide
Serves HILLTOP MALL, CA
My business offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee on the cleaning work we do.
Libby Painting

Libby Painting

5.0(2)
2 hires on HomeGuide
Serves Vallejo, CA
Michael C. says, "Chris worked with us to get the job scheduled and done quickly. Great work, love the outcome. " Read more
Elite Concrete Solution

Elite Concrete Solution

New on HomeGuide
9 hires on HomeGuide
Serves San Jose, CA
I have been in the construction industry for 25 years. My experience varies in many different areas that include in all types of concrete work, landscaping, stucco, masonry, returning walls and foundations. For many years working in the construction industry I have always had a passion for the work I do. Every project I work on I always make sure to put my all into it and make sure my clients are happy with the finishing work.

Your Painting questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

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
  • 10Γ—12 Room $300 – $800
  • 10Γ—12 Room Ceiling $150 – $300
  • 14Γ—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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 San Jose painting services

Recent success stories from people in the San Jose area.
Cheryl K.
Extensive know-how broad range of services!
Central Cal Construction
Marina T.
Professional and fast work! I enjoyed working with High Point Services, and will call them next time I need anything!
High Point Services
Kimberly R.
Loved their work.It was really professional and did just exactly what I wanted.
Janney 09 painting
Kimberly K.
They did a quality drywall and painting job. They showed up and got the job done on time.
Smart Quality construction inc
Jaime W.
Quality of work !
Libby Painting
Larry H.
Adrian and company did an excellent job for our new home front yard and back yard (including paver ground) with professional skills and workmanship.
Adrian's company landscape
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