Updated: April 2015
|Room Painting Cost|
Non-discounted retail cost for basic grade interior paint . Quantity includes typical waste overage, sufficient material for future repairs and delivery within 25 miles
|129 square feet||$86.15||$106.32|
|Room Painting Labor|
Direct labor to paint living room. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
|Room Painting Job Materials and Supplies|
Cost of supplies that may be required to paint living room including: masking tape and paper, surface repair and preparation material, primers, and cleanup supplies.
|120 Square Feet||$25.00||$40.00|
|Totals - Cost to Paint Living Room - 120 Square Feet||$312.81||$665.81|
|Average Cost Per Square Foot Floor||$2.61||$5.55|
Searching for a quick, accurate estimate of the cost to Paint a Living Room? This FREE online calculator uses current material prices, proven productivity rates and region specific wages to estimate costs for your Living Room Painting project.
This estimate is for repainting (walls, light textured ceiling, base molding, 2 doors and door casing per room) previously painted rooms. It includes basic surface cleaning, spot priming and two coats of paint. Time for planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup are also included. For a basic 120 square feet project in zip code 47474, the cost to Paint a Living Room averages $2.61 - $5.55 per square foot - but costs vary by size and location. To estimate costs for your project:
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