Cost of Exterior Painting - Flying Colors Painting Co.

Cost of Exterior Painting

Every house has unique conditions that may effect pricing. Things to consider are the condition of the existing paint, changing the color, the height of your home and the terrain around your home. Feel free to call or fill out our online form and schedule your estimate today. We will be happy to provide you with an estimate for painting your home. If you have further questions about painting your home please feel free to visit our FAQ page where we have answers to the most common questions you may have. You can also visit this blog post to see the process our estimators go through in bidding your home and how the factors they think about factor into the price of your paint job.

Below is information about houses we’ve painted in the past. We tried to provide several examples of houses from each square footage bracket that represented the range of prices that could happen as best as possible.

Under 1500 Sq Ft

Square Ft: 1060′

Price: $3,150

Notes: The color we put on was similar to the existing color…

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We painted the front door as well as the body and trim with 1 coat. After the project was over we cleaned up and performed a final inspection on our work.

Year Built: 1976

Customer Review:

Great service! On time and professional!

Square Ft: 1182′

Price: $10,755

Notes: This project cost extra because the house was old and had a lot of peeling and prep…

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This meant we had to take extra time while scraping, glazing, and priming the house. We painted the body of the house in 1 coat and the trim in 2 coats. The colors we used were the same as the old colors. We painted the back entry door. We also used 2 coats to finish the trim around 13 windows.

Year Built: 1937

Customer Review:

Very good work.

Square Ft: 1254′

Price: $5,780

Notes: We painted the body, trim, and chimney casing with 1 coat in the same color as existing.

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Year Built: 1981

Customer Review:

Your painters were very attentive to detail – all people associated with this job did a great job and were very pleasant to work with.

Square Ft: 1364′

Price: $5,860

Notes: We spot glazed around 2 windows on the garage…

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We renailed any nails that were coming out. We painted the body and the trim and painted the garage door the same color as the trim.

Year Built: 1935

Customer Review:

Everything was good. I appreciated the skill level of the crew. Nice that Chris was able to repair a rotted window frame and advise about others. The painters were great. Very comfortable having them in/around my house. The office was very responsive and accessible.

Square Ft: 1456′

Price: $3,940

Notes: We painted the body, garage overhead, bricks, entry door, and cinder block foundation…

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For these we used 1 coat of customer supplied paint. The colors we put on were different from the old colors.

Year Built: 1963

Customer Review:

Great job!

1500 – 2000 Sq Ft

Square Ft: 1566′

Price: $4,730

Notes: We painted the body and trim with 1 coat each of the same colors as existing…

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We installed a metal flashing guard over each of the 9 barge tails after painting them.

Year Built: 1990

Customer Review:

Our lead painter was top notch and he was a courteous, likable guy and a thorough and competent workman.

Square Ft: 1741′

Price: $8,270

Notes: We painted the body and trim with 2 coats…

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We painted the trim accent with 1 coat, the 2 shutters with 1 coat, the shakes with 1 coat, and 1 entry door.

Year Built: 2006

Customer Review:

Everyone on the crew was friendly and professional. Great job!

Square Ft: 1872′

Price: $4,104

Notes: We painted the body and trim with 1 coat each of colors the same as existing…

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We put a sealant onto the ceiling above the front porch. We installed metal flashing guards over the 12 barge tails.

Year Built: 2002

Customer Review:

The entire crew was professional, efficient, and friendly.

Square Ft: 1874′

Price: $3,955

Notes: We primed the siding, and painted the body, trim, and body accent…

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For these we used 1-2 coats each for best color coverage.

Year Built: 1990

Customer Review:

Our lead painter was excellent. He went out of his way to answer questions and explain the plan for each day.

Square Ft: 1925′

Price: $7,095

Notes: We painted the body and the trim with 1 coat each of the same color as existing…

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We finished the cedar shakes, 10 light bases, and all the vents with a quality stain. We scraped, cleaned, and stained the deck with a quality stain. There was some damage on the stairs which meant it couldn’t be covered with a semi-transparent stain. We painted all of the barge tails on the house.

Year Built: 1995

Customer Review:

2000 – 2500 Sq Ft

Square Ft: 2123′

Price: $7,210

Notes: We painted the body and trim with 2 coats each.

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Year Built: 1995

Customer Review:

Katie was great to work with – even heard from neighbors how nice she was. They came over and asked her about estimates. I especially appreciated her info about increased costs for extra work and suggestions for improvement.

Square Ft: 2168′

Price: $5,080

Notes: We painted the body and garage door with 1 coat…

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We painted the trim and foundation with 1 coat and the steps with 2 coats using the same colors as existing.

Year Built: 1950

Square Ft: 2232′

Price: $5,545

Notes: We painted the body with 1 coat, the shakes, and the trim with 2 coats.

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Year Built: 2007

Customer Review:

Fantastic customer service! Thank you!

Square Ft: 2334′

Price: $10,660

Notes: We painted the 2 entry doors, and the body with 2 coats (due to a color change)…

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We did the shakes with 2 coats, and the trim with 1 coat. We also painted the body, shakes, and trim of the shed with 1 coat.

Year Built: 1998

Square Ft: 2478′

Price: $4,895

Notes: We painted the body and trim with 1 coat each in the same colors as existing.

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Year Built: 1963

Customer Review:

Thank you for being here for me. We never considered anyone else but you for your honest, courteous, and fair business ethics. The painter was very pleasant and nice to have around.

2500 – 3000 Sq Ft

Square Ft: 2526′

Price: $6,975

Notes: We painted the body, trim, and shakes with 1 coat each of the same color as existing…

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We nailed in loose barge peak diamonds, loose barge accent trim, and soffit trim. We caulked broken caulking, barge trim accent board seams, and window diamond seams.

Year Built: 2006

Customer Review:

We were definitely pleased with the results and you all were a joy to work with.

Square Ft: 2665′

Price: $8,340

Notes: We painted the body and entry doors with 1 coat each in the same colors as existing…

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We painted the trim with 1-2 coats as needed. We provided necessary siding and window repairs.

Year Built: 1977

Square Ft: 2725′

Price: $7,254

Notes: We provided a 2 hour color consultation from our consultant…

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We painted the garage doors the same as the body and trim color, the body in the same color as existing with 2 coats, the trim with 2 coats, and the front doors.

Year Built: 2003

Customer Review:

Chris and his crew were courteous, did a very good job. And took us on a walk-around to make sure nothing was missed.

Square Ft: 2940′

Price: $5,558

Notes: We painted 3 entry doors, 3 sidelights, the body, 2 garage doors, and the trim with 1 coat each in the existing colors…

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We sanded the surface of the tongue of the house and put on 2 coats of sealant.

Year Built: 1993

Square Ft: 3000′

Price: $9,540

Notes: We painted the entry doors, body, garage door, body accent, and trim with 1 coat in the existing color…

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We put 2 coats of clear sealant onto the porch ceiling.

Year Built: 2004

Customer Review:

The house looks great and the crew were awesome to work with – Katie was awesome.

3000+ Sq Ft

Square Ft: 3191′

Price: $16,354

Notes: We painted the body, trim, shakes, 4 entry doors, and garage overheads with 1 coat each…

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We replaced any rotted trim.

Year Built: 2008

Customer Review:

Square Ft: 3542′

Price: $10,165

Notes: We painted the body, trim, rails, and posts with 1 coat each.

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Year Built: 2003

Customer Review:

Great job – very professional. Appreciated adding the caps around the bare wood at ends of trim. Several neighbors have already remarked how nice our home looks! The painters did a great job re-habing an old paint job that sorely needed it – appreciate their working between early spring showers to finish the job earlier than originally scheduled.

Square Ft: 3600′

Price: $8,972

Notes: We provided a 1 hour color consultation with our consultant…

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We painted the body, trim, 1 entry door, and body accent with 1 coat each because we were painting in the same or similar colors as before. We stained the back deck rail, skirt, and posts.

Year Built: 2008

Square Ft: 3921′

Price: $6,200

Notes: We painted the body, 2 garage doors, and the trim with 1 coat of paint.

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Year Built: 2002

Square Ft: 4536′

Price: $22,147

Notes: We painted 6 entry doors, 3 side panels, the body, the garage door, and the trim…

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We used 1 coat of paint for each and did the shakes with 2 coats. We also cleaned and restained concrete in the front entry with 1 coat.

Year Built: 2006

Customer Review:

Your employees, especially Katie, were great to work with! Thank you!

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