Find a painter in Cincinnati, OH

Find painters in Cincinnati, OH

Find painters in Cincinnati, OH

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Find painters in Cincinnati, OH

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Top 10 painting services in Cincinnati, OH

Homeowners agree: these Cincinnati painters are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
HAPPY HANDY GIRL LLC

HAPPY HANDY GIRL LLC

5.0Exceptional(6)
18+ years in business
Serves Cincinnati, OH
David K. says, "Excellent Work. Very detailed oriented. High quality materials used. Paid attention to detail and transformed the property into a must see." Read more
Flexx Construction

Flexx Construction

5.0(1)
Offers online services
1 hire on HomeGuide
5+ years in business
Serves Cincinnati, OH
Tom H. says, "Very responsive and professional!!" Read more
G&A Lawncare

G&A Lawncare

5.0(1)
3 hires on HomeGuide
4+ years in business
Serves Cincinnati, OH
Stephanie K. says, "Great Customer service skills, professional and willing to achieve your expectation of lawn care " Read more
John's On Plumbing & Drain Cleaning

John's On Plumbing & Drain Cleaning

4.9Exceptional(10)
13 hires on HomeGuide
5+ years in business
Serves Cincinnati, OH
Linda R. says, "Very professional and detailed in his work. Ian installed a tub for me, and I had him do the tile work as well. Thanks again" Read more
Austin Lutz Design

Austin Lutz Design

5.0(1)
2 hires on HomeGuide
4+ years in business
Serves Cincinnati, OH
Jo L. says, "Deck Replacement: Austin's competence was evident from start to finish. He correctly scoped the deck replacement, selecting a high quality product and ordered the appropriate quantity. Importantly, he quickly assessed weaknesses in the underlying structure and reinforced it to ensure that the new deck would would last for years. His work is meticulous, he has a great eye for design, and the work he did exceeded my expectations. I highly recommend to other customers." Read more
Webb Home Improvement

Webb Home Improvement

New on HomeGuide
14+ years in business
Serves Cincinnati, OH
I'm a self contractor for 25 yrs I am a perfectionist I make sure the job I'm doing is done right after the job is done everything is cleaned up and I do a walk through with each customer is satisfied if you want me to do work for you will not be disappointed

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 Cincinnati painting services

Recent success stories from people in the Cincinnati area.
Lauren K.
Sharon has helped out with painting & cleaning at our house several times. She painted the detailing of our stairwell, the high ceilings in the hallway as well as lots of trim & walls. She has also done much needed deep cleaning- it feels so good to come in to a fresh clean house after she's been there! I'm not quick to trust other people in my home, but she is very trustworthy & makes sure the job is done well each time. We would highly recommend her!
HAPPY HANDY GIRL LLC
Beth L.
Friendly, will work when you are available, reasonable prices
John's On Plumbing & Drain Cleaning
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