Home Service Job Cost Calculator

Cost to Remove Paint

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Remove Paintzip code   square feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
Painted Surface Labor
Direct labor expenses to remove paint.
14.2 hours$406.79$769.13
Painted Surface Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to remove paint including: masking tape and paper, surface repair material, solvents and cleanup supplies.
100 square feet$43.43$47.03
Painted Surface Equipment Allowance
Job related costs of specialty equipment used for job quality and efficiency, including: 115 v, 5" diameter random orbit sander.

Totals - Cost to Remove Paint
100 square feet$461.47$831.91
Average cost
per square foot

Cost to Remove Paint - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Remove Paint averages $4.61 - $8.32 per square foot in 2014. This Paint Removal cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor producitivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your Paint Removal project:

1. Set Project Location Enter the location is 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.

Paint Removal - Average Cost Per Square Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $4.61 - $8.32 per square foot 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 Paint Removal: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Remove Paint - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Remove Paint - References

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