Updated: June 2016
|Wall Painting Cost|
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Interior wall and ceiling paint. Latex based, paint and primer in one. Flat, satin, eggshell finish options. Quantity includes typical waste overage, material for repair and local delivery.
|267 square feet||$67.28||$177.18|
|Wall Painting Labor - Basic|
Basic labor estimate to paint wall. Prep up to 1 hr per 200LF - scrape, sand and patch defects. Roll 2 coats of paint and cut in at trim molding. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
|Wall Painting Materials and Supplies|
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to paint wall including: masking tape and paper, surface repair and preparation material, primers, and cleanup supplies.
|250 Square Feet||$25.00||$40.00|
|Totals - Cost to Paint Wall - 250 Square Feet||$215.81||$548.34|
|Average Cost Per Square Foot||$0.86||$2.19|
Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Paint a Wall! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Wall Painting And Finishing 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 250 square feet project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Paint a Wall ranges between $0.86 - $2.19 per square foot* .
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1. Set Project Zip Code Enter the Zip Code for the location where labor is hired and materials purchased.
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NOTE: *Input the total of the finished surface area AND the area of any openings enclosed by the finished area.
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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 Wall Painting And Finishing costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.
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