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How do I estimate an interior paint job?
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How do I estimate an interior paint job?

To estimate the interior paint for a home by the square foot; about $1.50 per square foot for the walls and for ceiling also a $1.50 per square foot. Remember you will also need to account for supplies like brushes, ladder, trays, paper, tape and rollers.…
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What is the best color for house interior?
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What is the best color for house interior?

Lighter colors are generally preferred, such as off whites and light greys, which have been becoming more popular recently. People like lighter colors because it helps brighten the mood of the room and they tend to last longer.…
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What's the average cost to paint the interior of a house?
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What’s the average cost to paint the interior of a house?

For a 1,500 square foot house, you might need around 10 gallons of paint for the interior walls and another 10 gallons for the ceilings, depending on the brand of paint. We use Sherwin Williams paint and the cost would be around $400 – $600 for the walls and $400…
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Does a house need two coats of paint?
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Does a house need two coats of paint?

Yes, always put two coats of paint on the house. You want to make sure to spot prime on both the inside and outside of the house.…
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Why do painters wear white?
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Why do painters wear white?

Wearing white while painting used to be a thing because it repels the sun outside so you don’t get as hot while working and it just looks cleaner and more professional.…
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Can I paint a room in one day?
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Can I paint a room in one day?

If the room is 12×12 feet and you have all of the paint, tape, brushes, and supplies ready, you can paint it in one day on your own.…
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Do you need to prime walls before painting?
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Do you need to prime walls before painting?

No, not usually. If there is loose or broken old paint chips then you usually would just scrape it and sand it smooth first on the part that was loose and leave the rest as-is.…
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When should I paint my house?
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When should I paint my house?

For the exterior of house, you can safely paint anytime the temperature outside is above 40 degrees. As for the interior, you can paint it any time of the year. The average home exterior usually needs a repaint once every 7-10 years.…
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How much does it cost paint a room?
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How much does it cost to paint a room?

For an average 12×12 foot room, it might be around $450-$650 to paint that room. That includes the material such as the paint, paper, drywall mud, tape, brushes and rollers.…
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Do I need to prime before painting exterior?
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Do I need to prime before painting exterior?

Most people think you need to scrape and prime the entire exterior of the home before adding new paint but actually you just have to scrape and prime the spots that are peeling or bubbling up, the rest can stay as-is.…
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