|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
|Wall Painting And Finishing Labor, Basic
Basic labor to paint wall with favorable site conditions. Prep up to 1 hr per 200 SF - scrape, sand and patch up to 4 defects per 100 SF. Roll 2 coats of paint and cut in at trim molding. Includes planning, equipment and material acquisition, area preparation and protection, setup and cleanup.
|267 square feet
|Wall Painting And Finishing Job 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.
|267 square feet
|Unused Minimum Labor
Balance of 2 hr(s) minimum labor charge that can be applied to other tasks.
|Totals - Cost To Paint Wall
|Average Cost per Square Foot
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In January 2024 the cost to Paint a Wall starts at $1.14 - $2.49 per square foot*. Use our Cost Calculator for cost estimate examples customized to the location, size and options of your project.
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