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Posted by: from Toronto
2/20/2017 at 12:29:27 AM

How much are ppl charging per square foot for painting new renovations? Prime drywall, fill holes, caulking, paint 2 coats from top to bottom.

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Date/Time2/20/2017 at 10:09:07 AM

Most painters don't charge by sq foot it's normally by job with supply's included or it could be 40cents a square foot for something that is sprayed but this would imply there's nothing to cover example a bedroom no floors installed nothing.

Hope this helps.

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Luca from LT Painting in Kitchener
Date/Time2/20/2017 at 10:24:59 AM

I've worked for some painting companies that charge 5$ per square foot (of floor space not wall. Hence a 10x10 room would be charged out at 5$per sqft and = 500$. I now charge around that also. Would go down to 4.20$ or sq foot for the right customer. However that's all based on 8 foot ceilings. Paint included.

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Date/Time2/20/2017 at 10:25:08 AM

Kevin is right most jobs are evaluated by sight, & a complete number is given. If it is an insurance job they have a SF price which is ridiculous.


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Date/Time2/20/2017 at 10:39:30 AM

Depends where you live who you are hiring everyone prices jobs different and there is a sq ft rate.

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Date/Time2/20/2017 at 11:03:14 AM

It depends on the job. I would have to come and see to give a proper quote.

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Robert from Accent Interieur in Val David
Date/Time2/20/2017 at 3:44:44 PM

Have you gotten the drywall taper in yet? Expect as much as 4$ per floor sq ft,but it depends on many factors, I advise you get someone in to look at it to give you a number, other wise you could be a sitting duck to extras.

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Mike from Jack be Quick in Mississauga
Date/Time2/20/2017 at 5:41:08 PM

While important, price is only 1 consideration in getting a job done. You want it to look good today and in 3-6 months time. I charge ~$300 per residential room, holes filled, primed and 2 coats. Baseboards, casing and ceilings extra.


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Date/Time2/21/2017 at 6:48:16 AM

Very few jobs are priced out per sq.ft. especially painting. You could have a much smaller room next to large room but it could cost you more to paint maybe because it has more windows, doors, openings, niches, trimwork etc. Do your Homework and get at least three detailed written Estimates, get references.

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Amazing Handyman in Ajax
Date/Time2/21/2017 at 8:12:30 PM


We charge $1.50 per square foot with paint and with fixing holes and drywall. Priming walls 40 cents square feet.

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Emma in Toronto
Date/Time2/23/2017 at 7:13:43 AM

It depends on the service provider you hire.

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