Professional painters can tackle any size project, from a single room to an entire house. If you need a painter, then Best of the Web is the place to start. See below for a list of verified and qualified professionals. No matter where you live in the country, there is a pro who can take on every step of your project, from prepping the area to delivering a polished and finished product that you will love.

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Best Painting Service
2801 Sylvan Ave
Madison, WI 53705

We are based in Madison, WI and do travel to surrounding areas. A member of our team will be glad to assist with your individual needs. We specialize in interiors, exteriors and decks. We are also insured and provide free estimates.

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Phone(608) 217-9445

Best Painting Service
2801 Sylvan Ave
Madison, WI 53705

We are based in Madison, WI and do travel to surrounding areas. A member of our team will be glad to assist with your individual needs. We specialize in interiors, exteriors and decks. We are also insured and provide free estimates.

Braun Interior Painting
1 Black Stone Cir
Madison, WI 53719

Free 1 hour color consultation with any painting project of 2 rooms or more! Color consultation, product education and quality painting services. Licensed and insured!

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2 Verified Reviews

Phone(608) 770-1070

Braun Interior Painting
1 Black Stone Cir
Madison, WI 53719

Free 1 hour color consultation with any painting project of 2 rooms or more! Color consultation, product education and quality painting services. Licensed and insured!

ABR Home & Commercial Services
1500 27th Ave
Kenosha, WI 53140

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Phone(262) 584-4082

ABR Home & Commercial Services
1500 27th Ave
Kenosha, WI 53140

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B and J Painting, Inc.
2176 Edgewater Dr
Grafton, WI 53024

B and J Painter Inc. is a Grafton painter who strives for excellence in every job. We value superb customer service and believe that every home is important. Please call us today.

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Phone(414) 455-6903

B and J Painting, Inc.
2176 Edgewater Dr
Grafton, WI 53024

B and J Painter Inc. is a Grafton painter who strives for excellence in every job. We value superb customer service and believe that every home is important. Please call us today.

Badger Painting
5513 Femrite Dr
Madison, WI 53718

Badger Painting offers a full suite of professional painting services for all types of structures, including residences, commercial buildings and custom outdoor assemblies to Madison and throughout Wisconsin.

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Phone(608) 838-1501

Badger Painting
5513 Femrite Dr
Madison, WI 53718

Badger Painting offers a full suite of professional painting services for all types of structures, including residences, commercial buildings and custom outdoor assemblies to Madison and throughout Wisconsin.

Bella Rae Painting, LLC
4424 S 84th St
Milwaukee, WI 53228

Bella Rae Painting, LLC is the top choice for anyone searching for a professional and experienced Milwaukee painting company. We offer a variety of services from custom jobs to paint refinishing.

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Phone(414) 312-4152

Bella Rae Painting, LLC
4424 S 84th St
Milwaukee, WI 53228

Bella Rae Painting, LLC is the top choice for anyone searching for a professional and experienced Milwaukee painting company. We offer a variety of services from custom jobs to paint refinishing.

Callmark Painting
5518 Wisconsin 114 Trunk
Menasha, WI 54952

Painter in Menasha, WI specializing in residential painting and wallpaper removal.

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Phone(920) 730-5513

Callmark Painting
5518 Wisconsin 114 Trunk
Menasha, WI 54952

Painter in Menasha, WI specializing in residential painting and wallpaper removal.

Classic Quality Painting
176 N. Washington St.
Spring Green, WI 53588

We have been serving the River Valley area for 13 years with 25 years of painting experience."You pay for the work...but the Quality is free!"

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Phone(608) 588-9158

Classic Quality Painting
176 N. Washington St.
Spring Green, WI 53588

We have been serving the River Valley area for 13 years with 25 years of painting experience."You pay for the work...but the Quality is free!"

Dale Skibba Painting
1281 County Rd I
Stevens Point, WI 54481

Reasonable, prompt, top quality work. Residential & commercial. Call for a no charge bid.

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Phone(715) 340-0654

Dale Skibba Painting
1281 County Rd I
Stevens Point, WI 54481

Reasonable, prompt, top quality work. Residential & commercial. Call for a no charge bid.

Five Star Painting
1606 S Woodside Dr
New Berlin, WI 53151

Experience the quality and great pricing of this locally-owned and operated location of a trusted, international painting company. Our painters are always clean, on time, and on budget. Providing house painting and most any other painting service.

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Phone(262) 287-9291

Five Star Painting
1606 S Woodside Dr
New Berlin, WI 53151

Experience the quality and great pricing of this locally-owned and operated location of a trusted, international painting company. Our painters are always clean, on time, and on budget. Providing house painting and most any other painting service.

Great Lakes Painting
1686 Shawano Ave
Green Bay, WI 54303

Great Lakes Painting is a residential and commercial Green Bay painter you can count on to take care of all your interior and exterior painting needs. Our professional team always delivers quality.

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Phone(888) 364-6598

Great Lakes Painting
1686 Shawano Ave
Green Bay, WI 54303

Great Lakes Painting is a residential and commercial Green Bay painter you can count on to take care of all your interior and exterior painting needs. Our professional team always delivers quality.

High Standards Professional Painting, Flooring & Remodeling
2658 S 51st St
Milwaukee, WI 53219

High Standards Professional Remodeling is here to take care of all your Milwaukee remodeling needs. Give us a call to get started turning your vision into a reality. We won't fail to impress.

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Phone(414) 455-6894

High Standards Professional Painting, Flooring & Remodeling
2658 S 51st St
Milwaukee, WI 53219

High Standards Professional Remodeling is here to take care of all your Milwaukee remodeling needs. Give us a call to get started turning your vision into a reality. We won't fail to impress.

Kvalheim Kountry Painters
410 Joyce Ct
Sun Prairie, WI 53590

We've been providing the greater Dane County area with quality painting services for over 30 years. Staffed with professional painters who have the skills and knowledge to assure that your job is done right.

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Phone(608) 837-3799

Kvalheim Kountry Painters
410 Joyce Ct
Sun Prairie, WI 53590

We've been providing the greater Dane County area with quality painting services for over 30 years. Staffed with professional painters who have the skills and knowledge to assure that your job is done right.

MJH Painting
1130 W Lindbergh St
Appleton, WI 54914

Residential painting and commercial painting are available for interior and exterior walls.

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Phone(920) 341-3907

MJH Painting
1130 W Lindbergh St
Appleton, WI 54914

Residential painting and commercial painting are available for interior and exterior walls.

Quality Affordable Painting
470 Lincoln Dr
Madison, WI 53706

Our highly trained professionals are able to recommend a customized plan to insure once work starts, you can be certain your project will be completed on time, with the highest quality work.

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Phone(608) 332-1341

Quality Affordable Painting
470 Lincoln Dr
Madison, WI 53706

Our highly trained professionals are able to recommend a customized plan to insure once work starts, you can be certain your project will be completed on time, with the highest quality work.

Talatzko Painting, Inc.
790 E State St
Milwaukee, WI 53202

We have been been in the painting business for over 25 years. We know how to do our job, and we have plenty satisfied customers. We are here to stay.

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Phone(414) 362-9770

Talatzko Painting, Inc.
790 E State St
Milwaukee, WI 53202

We have been been in the painting business for over 25 years. We know how to do our job, and we have plenty satisfied customers. We are here to stay.

Wall to Wall Painting, LLC
4924 S 13th St
Milwaukee, WI 53221

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Phone(414) 375-0927

Wall to Wall Painting, LLC
4924 S 13th St
Milwaukee, WI 53221

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Whites Professional Painting Service, LLC
1620 W Howard Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53221

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Phone(414) 375-0893

Whites Professional Painting Service, LLC
1620 W Howard Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53221

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East Side Professional Painting
3070 N Hackett Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211

East Side Professional Painting has been serving residential and commercial clients in and around Milwaukee County for 20 years. We are Accredited and Rated "A+" by the BBB. We are licensed, registered, bondable, lead-safe certified, fully insured and competitively priced. For a free, no-obligation estimate or consultation, just call us.

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Phone(414) 967-9254

East Side Professional Painting
3070 N Hackett Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211

East Side Professional Painting has been serving residential and commercial clients in and around Milwaukee County for 20 years. We are Accredited and Rated "A+" by the BBB. We are licensed, registered, bondable, lead-safe certified, fully insured and competitively priced. For a free, no-obligation estimate or consultation, just call us.

Fresh Coat Painters
15417 W National Ave
New Berlin, WI 53151

Fresh Coat of New Berlin is a fully licensed, bonded and insured painting contractor. With a 24/7 call center, we are available anytime for your questions or service requests.

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Phone(414) 921-0875

Fresh Coat Painters
15417 W National Ave
New Berlin, WI 53151

Fresh Coat of New Berlin is a fully licensed, bonded and insured painting contractor. With a 24/7 call center, we are available anytime for your questions or service requests.

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Most Common Painting Services

There are many painting projects that a professional can complete, including:

  • General painting of a room: Typically painting the walls. Sometimes the ceiling as well.
  • Painting cabinets: A project that requires great patience and often special tools to make it look perfect.
  • Furniture painting: Chairs, couches, and stools will require proper painting to look their best for great appearance and functionality.
  • Full house painting: When you need to give your entire home a full facelift, a professional painter can make the work quick and ensure that it looks perfect.
  • Painting projects for two-story homes: Whether you are painting the inside or outside, painting the second floor can be difficult. Professional painters have the tools to make a complicated project into quick work.
  • Intricate woodwork: Professional painters understand more about different types of wood and other surfaces and can tackle tough projects.
 

Those are some of the many painting projects that can be handled easily by a professional. Even if you think you can tackle the job on your own, consider bringing in a painter to ensure that the job is done right.

Professional Painting Cost Guide

 

When you are considering hiring a professional painter to tackle your home or commercial project, it is important that you understand the average costs so you know what you can afford. On top of that, when you know the average rate, you can make sure that you are getting a fair quote. Here are the costs for the common painting projects:

 
  • Paint per room: $800-$3000
  • Paint per square foot (for smaller jobs): $2-$6 per square foot.
  • Typical cost per hour: $20-$50 per hour. It can be $100 or more for more intricate work.
  • Ceiling painting: $150-$350
  • Fence painting costs: $750-$4000
  • Painting exterior of the home: $1800-$4000
  • New construction cost: $2-$4 per square foot.
  • Cost to repaint an apartment: $1000-$3000 on average.
  • Commercial painting: $2-$6 per square foot.

 

Tips For Hiring Professional Painters

Consider these useful tips when looking for a professional painter. Don’t go with the first person you find. Instead, make sure to do your research.

 

Use Good Sources To Find The Best Professionals

There are many painters in the world, but not all are created equal. In order to find a qualified professional that will be there to deliver a high-quality product, you’ll want to do your due diligence. Start by looking on Best of the Web and contains painting professionals found here for free estimates.

Take the time to read over several of their customer reviews and see what other people think of them. Also, look at some of their portfolios and pictures of their previous work to see if it meets your standards.

 

Questions to Ask Painters During An Estimate

 

Unless you are only expecting them to paint a small room, it is wise that you have the painter come to your home to have a closer look at the project and give you an estimate of the cost for the final product. When you have a painter over for an estimate, you will want to have all of your questions ready to go. Questions like:

  • How long have you been painting houses?
  • How long will the project take to complete?
  • Do you pick up all of the trash at the end?
  • What kind of prep work is included in the price quote?
  • What do you need me to do before you start?
  • How experienced is your crew?
 

Once you have your questions answered and the painter gives you a price quote, make sure to get it in writing. This is important so you can ensure that you are not surprised when the bill arrives, and you can make any disputes if necessary.

 

Know What To Expect During The Estimate

During the estimate, at least one representative from the painting company will come to look at your project. When they do, they will complete a full inspection where they look at the condition of your walls and current paint as well as check for obstacles that might get in the way. The pro might also make suggestions for what type of paint to use and what color to choose, which you can either use or ask for an alternative.

As the client, make sure that you have all of your information ready, including exactly what parts of the premises will need to be painted, the square footage of the space, dates when you will be available, etc.

Ask Painters What Materials They Use

If the painter does recommend a type of paint, then ask about the quality of the product and how long it should last. Keep in mind that interior and exterior jobs may require different paint. Remember that different paints have their own grades and lifetimes before they may crack or fade, so if you want a better product, then don’t be afraid to ask.

 

Make Sure They Provide a Warranty

Even though your paint may have a limited lifetime, your contractor should have their own warranty for their work. You’ll want to have a warranty of at least one to three years because if the painter used inferior products, then defects will likely show in the first year. If you have a warranty, you can call them to come back to fix the issues.

You should also ask about the terms and conditions of their warranty, so you don't do anything to void the policy. If the painter provides any documentation, then keep it and read all of the fine print. 

 


Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions that you may have when looking for a professional painter:

What Do I Need to Do to Prepare for Professional Painting?

Although your painting professional may give you some guidance for how to prepare for their arrival, there are some things that you can do on your end to prepare for the start of the project.

For instance, you will want to remove any furniture from the rooms(s), especially items that are in front of the areas that need to be painted. If you cannot remove the items completely, then at least move it to the center of the room, so it is out of the way.

If you have any outlets in the room, then consider removing the outlet covers and switch plates, so you don’t have to worry about them during the project. This is especially important if you have expensive or decorative outlet covers that you don't want to get ruined. While you do that, take the time to clean off any of the dirtier walls with a mixed solution of water and mild detergent. This is important because dust or other imperfections will show through the new paint.

Does a Painter Need to be Licensed?

Although in most states, it is required by law that the painter has a license, it is not necessary everywhere, so check out your local guidelines. Do not be afraid to ask if your potential painter has their credentials in order.

It is worth noting that there are advantages to hiring a licensed painter. For instance, if the painter does not complete the job, then you can file a claim with your state contractors' board. Also, licensed painters must also have liability insurance, which means that you can be reimbursed in the unfortunate situation where property damage occurs. Finally, a licensed professional will have workers’ compensation insurance, so you will not have to pay if they are injured on the job.

How Long Does it Take to Paint a House Interior?

Many people want to know how long it can take to complete their painting project so they can schedule accordingly or otherwise know how long they may be unable to use a particular room. In general, it will typically take a professional two to four days to paint an average-sized room, even if you have removed all of the items from the space before they arrive. This time is typically spent prepping the space, priming all necessary areas, and properly applying at least one coat of paint, so it looks flawless.

If you are having them paint multiple rooms, then you should multiply that time accordingly so you can have a realistic expectation of the project time.

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