Updated: June 2016
|Room Painting Cost|
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Interior wall and trim paint. Latex based, paint and primer in one. Flat, satin, eggshell finish options. Quantity includes typical waste overage, material for repair and local delivery.
|129 square feet||$87.36||$118.19|
|Room Painting Labor - Basic|
Basic labor estimate to paint living room. Prep up to 3 hr per 100SF - scrape, sand and patch defects. Caulk edge spot prime. Roll / brush 2 coats of paint over lightly textured ceiling/walls. Paint up to 2 doors and door trim per room. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
|Room Painting Materials and Supplies|
Cost of related materials and supplies typically 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||$328.04||$755.44|
|Average Cost Per Square Foot Floor||$2.73||$6.30|
Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Paint a Living Room! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a 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 benchmark cost to Paint a Living Room ranges between $2.73 - $6.30 per square foot.
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These estimates are for BASIC work performed in serviceable conditions by qualified trade professionals using MID GRADE materials. Work not mentioned on this page and/or work using master craftsman, premium materials and project supervision will result in HIGHER COSTS!
These estimates are NOT substitutes for written quotes from trade professionals. Homewyse strongly recommends that you contact reputable professionals for accurate assessments of work required and costs for your project - before making any decisions or commitments.
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Expect to pay in the higher end of the price range for a licensed, insured and reputable pro - and for complex or rush projects.
To lower Living Room Painting costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.
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