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MWAS Repairs, LLC

MWAS Repairs, LLC

4.5 (18)
We offer On-Site Services. And can usually have your lawn mower back up and running same day. 
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PJS Handy + Clean

PJS Handy + Clean

4.8 (5)
Your one stop shop for ALL of your handy work needs from basic things around the home as small as changing light bulbs all the way to the actual building of a home. Not only can we repair it or build it, we can also keep it clean. We also offer evry cleaning service from residential homes to large commercial cleaning services.  We pride ourselves on personalized and professional services. Every project is treated as if we are doing it for our very own mother. ... View Profile
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T&m Services

T&m Services

5.0 (3)
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Amber's 2 Ur Door Lawn& Construction Service

Amber's 2 Ur Door Lawn& Construction Service

4.0 (2)
Our commitment to doing the very best we can do at making people Happy with a good job at a timely manner at a very affordable price we try to always b the best bang for ur  buck 
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Gomez Master Painting LLC

Gomez Master Painting LLC

5.0 (2)
Our experience shows: We’re good at what we do, and our clients are always happy with the work we leave behind! Exterior & Interior Painting Drywall Instalation & Repairs. Drywall & Plaster Commercial & Residential Power Washing Pressure Acoustic Paper Removal Wallpaper Removal Painting Services ... View Profile
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Jason’s Construction

Jason’s Construction

5.0 (1)
My service stands out with my clients by going above and beyond. Doing what the client is asking for to please them. Keeping job site cleaned up each day. If the client ask me a question about why I maybe using a product I will explain the benefits of using the product. Being a business owner and growing your company you have to give the customer what they are asking for.  
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Atta Boy Handyman Service

Atta Boy Handyman Service

5.0 (1)
Free estimates, professional and polite, reliable and fast quality work
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Elite Pro Painting

Elite Pro Painting

Painting contractors are not all the same. Our name is Elite Pro Painting because we offer elite, professional painting services for interior and exterior projects at your Indianapolis-area home or business. Our locally owned and operated company is staffed with carefully-selected professionals who respect your property and deliver exceptional work. We have over 25 years of experience in the Indianapolis area, adding regularly to our base of referrals and repeat customers. ... View Profile
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Color Theory LLC

Color Theory LLC

We are a painting and decorating company that focuses on color selection and high quality home services. Our services include, interior and exterior painting, color consulting, cabinet painting, wallpaper removal, wood staining, deck and fence refinishing, power washing and epoxy flooring.
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Access Property Solutions, Llc

Access Property Solutions, Llc

Access Property Solution, llc was established June 7, 1990, in Indianapolis, Indiana. At Access, we guarantee to provide quality workmanship, easy scheduling, warrantied work and Uniformed employees. Our dedicated employees are highly trained professionals in every field of service Access has to offer. We strive to make our customers lives easier with no hassle pricing, easy scheduling - online at: (www.accesspropertysolutions.com), warrantied work, top of the line materials, state of the art equipment and we accept most major credit cards.  Get All Access - to all your property maintenance, repairs, new installations and cleaning. Over ... View Profile
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Fresh Coat Painters

Fresh Coat Painters

We guarentee we will be on Budget and On Time.  As a woman owned business we make sure safety is our top priority. We background check, and drug screen all of our employees. To ensure your safety is priority.  We are fully licensed, bonded, and insured. We also hold EPA RRP Certifications and OSHA10, OSHA 30 Certificates.
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Caretakers Estate Improvements

Caretakers Estate Improvements

We strive to provide value to every customer by giving proper attention to all the details. We have been registered as a business since 2005, but our experience goes back all the way to the early 1980's. We save customers time and money by doing thorough cleaning (gutter cleaning, dryer vent cleaning, etc.) and putting quality workmanship into every repair (best material and best techniques). As John Wooden said, "If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?" You can find us on Facebook and LinkedIn: https://www.facebook.com/gutters05/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-lining-55917470/ ... View Profile
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Frequently asked questions

How much does exterior painting cost near me?

The average cost to paint the exterior of a house is $1.50 to $4 per square foot or $1,800 to $5,000, depending on the size, number of stories, material, condition, and accessibility.

Cost to hire an exterior house painter near me
Home Size Square Feet Average Costs
Single story 1,000 – 2,000 $1,500 – $4,000
Two story 1,500 – 2,500 $3,000 – $6,000
Three story 2,500 – 3,500 $4,500 – $10,000

Does painting the house exterior add value?

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


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 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.


When is the best time to paint a house exterior?

The best time to paint a house exterior is in spring, early summer, or fall when temperatures are 50°F to 85°F and moisture is low. Consult with a local painter in your area to select the optimal time to start your project.


Why paint a house exterior?

The top reasons to paint the exterior of a house are:

  • Increase home value and curb appeal
  • Protect from the elements and weather damage
  • Increase the lifespan of siding
  • Change the look or ambiance
  • Prevent exterior wood from rotting or insects
  • Repair damage

Do you tip exterior painting companies?

Painting companies 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 exterior painters?

Start by searching our list of exterior painters, 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, Google, and the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
  • 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 exterior house painters in your area.


What questions to ask exterior house painters?

When hiring a house 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?