Home Service Job Cost Calculator

Cost to Stain a House Exterior

Updated: January 2014

Cost to Stain a House Exteriorzip code   square feet 
ItemQuantityLow  High  
House Exterior Labor
Direct labor expenses to stain house exterior.
6.9 hours$204.68$373.94
House Exterior Job Materials and Supplies
Cost of supplies that may be required to stain house exterior including: masking tape and paper, surface repair material, solvents and cleanup supplies.
200 square feet$38.12$41.28

Totals - Cost to Stain House Exterior
200 square feet$242.80$415.22
Average cost
per square foot

Cost to Stain a House Exterior - 2014 Cost Calculator

The cost to Stain a House Exterior averages $1.21 - $2.08 per square foot in 2014. This House Exterior Staining cost estimate is calculated from average material costs, unit labor producitivity rates and national average hourly labor wages. To refine the estimate for your House Exterior Staining 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.

House Exterior Staining - Average Cost Per Square Foot

Expect to pay in the high end of the $1.21 - $2.08 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 House Exterior Staining: combine related projects; get bids from several pros; and be flexible about project scheduling.

Cost to Stain a House Exterior - Notes and General Information

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Cost to Stain a House Exterior - References

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