Painting a Few Rooms or the Entire House?

Which Saves Money, Painting a Few Rooms or the Entire House?


Painting is definitely a thing you can do to improve the look of your home when remodeling. But you may ask yourself, should I only do a few rooms or the entire house ?  Well now that depends. Starting with rooms that are the first thing you see when entering a home is a good place to start especially if you are considering selling it. People that walk into the house for the first time will automatically be drawn to what they first see, so make this your priority first that you have all your entrance ways, foyers, kitchens and other highly visible areas painted if nothing else.

Indoor lower end paints  cost around $12 to $20 per gallon and can easily be adequate for a light coat inside the house. Higher quality indoor paint can cost around $30 to $40 and much more a gallon. You should always plan on including extra costs for additional layers or primer if need be

Outdoor paints can cost more than indoor paints starting on the lower end of around $25 and an average of about $40 per gallon

Sometimes Professionals will give discounts depending on the number of rooms you want painted and maybe even bigger discounts if you have the whole house painted

Tools are an added cost for both indoor and outdoor projects. Tools include brushes, rollers and pans, and usually dont exceed $100. If Painting outside, tools can include pressure washers, which rent anywhere from $50 – $120 a day,  if ladders or scaffolding is needed, this can reach $20 to $50 a day. Total costs can add up to an average around $500 or more , including tools and washers if used for several days

House painting costs depends on many factors, especially what part of the house is being painted. Outdoor paint should be durable enough to withstand severe weather conditions, while indoor house paint need reflection and different color qualities. Comparing the type of paint with the type of project  will vary these Costs. Overall, indoor painting is less expensive than outdoor jobs

So Which Saves Money, Painting a Few Rooms or the Entire House?  its all what you can afford and are capable of doing yourself

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