Cost to Paint Window Frames

Updated: June 2016

Window Frame Painting Cost CalculatorZip Code
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Window Frame Painting Cost
Non-discounted retail pricing for: Exterior enamel paint. Latex based, paint and primer in one. 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.
132 linear feet$31.20$90.69
Window Frame Painting Labor - Basic
Basic labor estimate to paint window frames. Prep up to 2 hr per 100LF - scrape, sand and patch defects. Caulk edge and spot prime. Roll / brush 2 coats of paint. Replace hardware. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
4.3 hours$131.72$343.70
Window Frame Painting Materials and Supplies
Cost of related materials and supplies typically required to paint window frames including: masking tape and paper, surface repair and preparation material, primers, and cleanup supplies.
125 Linear Feet$25.00$40.00

Totals - Cost to Paint Window Frames - 125 Linear Feet $187.92$474.39
Average Cost Per Linear Foot  $1.50$3.80

Get an INSTANT, detailed estimate of the cost to Paint Window Frames! Our free calculator uses up-to-date, trusted data to estimate typical subcontractor costs for a Window Frame 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 linear feet project in zip code 47474, the benchmark cost to Paint Window Frames ranges between $1.50 - $3.80 per linear 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 "linear feet" required for the project.

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Cost to Paint Window Frames - Notes and General Information

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.

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 Window Frame 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 Window Frame 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 Window Frame 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 Window Frames - References

Window Frame Painting - Average Cost Per Linear Foot

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 Window Frame Painting costs: combine related projects, minimize options/extras and be flexible about project scheduling.

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