How much do house painters charge to paint the exterior of a house? What we present here is a general estimate with nothing specific, since there are factors to consider with a house. But the first thing to consider is whether to hire professional house painting services or not. The answer to this will always be a ‘YES’ because you want a professional and reliable finish to your paint job. Secondly, professional house painters, especially those who have been in the business for many years now, will always give you an honest and reliable estimate and quote after thoroughly examining your home exterior.
Exterior house painting cost per square foot
When receiving a quote from a reliable house painting company, don’t be frustrated if you receive an estimate that is by the square foot, because that is how it’s done in Canada. It is very hard to give an accurate estimate until every possible expense can be evaluated. This is why the professional painters will tell you what they present initially is only an estimate. Once all the details are examined and ironed out, the full and accurate price can be stated.
Prices may vary from province to province, but expect to pay between $2.25 – $4.00 CAD + HST cost per square foot for exterior house painting. Most homes in suburban Canada averages around 2,000 square feet, so expect a fairly large amount.
Variables in exterior house painting costs
- Size of the house – Naturally, the larger the house, the more paint is needed. Also, take into account the cost of a primer (the initial coating) and the final coat of paint.
- Preparation work required – This involves cleaning the surface of the exterior with pressure washing (with rinsing), repairing any surface flaws, removing old or damaged caulking and re-caulking, repairing and puttying windows, and laying out cloths and covers.
- Selecting the type and color of paint – Of course, high-quality paint will last longer and look better.
- Other factors – The shape of your roof and windows and trim.
A&A Painting Ltd.
In the Nelson, Castlegar, Trail, and West Kootenay areas, why do people trust A&A Painting? Aside from being professional house painters for more than 30 years, the company is bonded, licensed, and insured. You’re always assured of the most accurate and honest quotes. Our lineup of satisfied clients will tell the story. All personnel are fully background checked and vetted. All you need to do is call them for a quote now!