Cost to Paint Aluminum Siding

Updated: January 2016

Aluminum Siding Painting Cost CalculatorZip Code
Sq Ft Finished*
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Aluminum Siding Painting Cost
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Exterior paint. Latex based, paint and primer in one. Flat, eggshell and semi-gloss finish options. For wood, vinyl, masonry, stucco, brick. Mildew resistant. 15 yr warranty. Quantity includes typical waste overage, material for repair and local delivery.
134 square feet$38.33$52.64
Aluminum Siding Painting Labor
Labor estimate to paint aluminum siding. Prep up to 2 hr per 350SF - remove loose paint, spot prime and caulk edges, gaps. Roll / brush 2 coats of paint on siding. Trim extra. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
3.8 hours$116.52$287.12
Aluminum Siding Painting Materials and Supplies
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to paint aluminum siding including: masking tape and paper, surface repair material, solvents and cleanup supplies.
125 Square Feet$25.00$40.00

Totals - Cost to Paint Aluminum Siding - 125 Square Feet $179.84$379.76
Average Cost Per Square Foot Finished  $1.44$3.04

Get an INSTANT estimate of the cost to Paint Aluminum Siding! Our free calculator uses recent, trusted data to estimate costs for your Aluminum Siding Painting project. This estimate is for better quality repainting work: neatly patch holes and minor damage, caulk edge gaps, mask/protect adjacent surfaces not to be painted, clean and spot prime surface, roll/brush two coats of paint. For a basic 125 square feet project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Paint Aluminum Siding ranges between $1.44 - $3.04 per square foot* .

To estimate costs for your project:

1. Set Project Zip Code Enter the Zip Code for the location where labor is hired and materials purchased.

2. Specify Project Size Enter the number of "square feet" required for the project.

3. Re-calculate Click the "Update" button.

NOTE: *Input the total of the finished surface area AND the area of any openings enclosed by the finished area.


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Cost to Paint Aluminum Siding - Notes and General Information

Homewyse cost estimates are "ballpark" ranges for basic work performed in normal, serviceable conditions. The estimates should only be used for preliminary planning. Homewyse estimates are NOT substitutes for firm quotes from qualified vendors. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for an accurate assessment of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.

The cost estimate includes:

  • Costs for local material / equipment delivery to and service provider transportation to and from the job site.
  • Costs to prepare the worksite for Aluminum Siding Painting, including costs to protect existing structure(s), finishes, materials and components.
  • Costs for job cleanup and debris removal at project completion.
  • Labor setup time, mobilization time and minimum hourly charges that are commonly included for small Aluminum Siding Painting jobs.

The cost estimate does NOT include:

  • Costs for removing, relocating, repairing, or modifying existing framing, surfacing, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems - or bringing those systems into compliance with current building codes.
  • Costs for testing and remediation of hazardous materials (asbestos, lead, etc).
  • General contractor overhead and markup for organizing and supervising the Aluminum Siding Painting. Add 15% to 23% to the total cost above if a general contractor will supervise this project.
  • Sales tax on materials and supplies.
  • Permit or inspection fees (or portion thereof) required by your local building department for your overall project.

Cost to Paint Aluminum Siding - References

Aluminum Siding Painting - Average Cost Per Square Foot Finished

Expect to pay in the high end of the estimated price range for a licensed, bonded and insured contractor and for complex or rush projects. Hire carefully, only after verifying prior work quality.

For the best value on Aluminum Siding Painting: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

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