The cost to hire a painter can count on their level of experience, the size and complexity of the project (such as multiple paint colors), the quality of paint, the type of paint, the season, required repairs, location, layers of paint and primer needed, and the quality of the surfaces.
So, there are a lot of factors that appear when it comes to the expense of hiring a painter in Dublin. It may not be possible to give exact figure but we can try to give you a rate range, although it can vary from person to person, house to house, or place to place.
Cost as per room/house size:
|Room/house size||Cost (USD)|
|10×12 Room||300 – 800|
|14×16 Master Bedroom||700 – 1,300|
|Bathroom||200 – 600|
|Kitchen||200 – 600|
|Living Room||400 – 1,200|
|Whole House Interior||2,900 – 8,800|
|Whole House Exterior||2,600 – 5,700|
|New Construction||4,000 – 15,000|
Charges of painter:
Pros may charge around $1-$6 per square foot of areas to be painted or around $20-$70 per hour. The charge may count on the amount of time spent over surface prep, setting up scaffolding, protecting furniture, making small repairs, removing old paint, and cleaning up.
|Billing type||Average cost (USD)|
|Per hour||20 – 70|
|Per day||200 – 600|
|Per square foot||1 – 6|
|Per room||300 – 800|
|New construction||2 – 4 per square foot|
Charges per hour:
Painter can charge $20-$50 an hour depending on their experience level, the difficulty of project, region, season, and whether it’s interior or exterior. It also depends on the level of productivity.
|Productivity||Hourly rate (USD)|
Charges per day:
Painter may charge $200-$500 a day, counting on their skills and productivity levels. If you are re-painting a room or house, the day rate may cover 150 – 350-sq.ft of paintable areas per hour, only if he works 8 hours a day.
Charges Per Square Foot?
Commercial or new construction painting rates average $2-$5 per square foot while residential painter can charge $1 $6 per square foot. The estimate includes 2 coats of paint applied to the walls.
Damp weather tends to slow drying time while detailed projects or difficult surfaces increase overall costs.
|Project||Cost per square foot (USD)|
|Bedroom||1 – 2|
|Living room||2.5 – 6|
|Kitchen||2.5 – 6|
|Base molding||1.5 – 3.5|
|Crown molding||1.25 – 3|
|Floor||1.5 – 3|
|Wallpaper||2 – 4.5|
|Hallways||3 – 5|
|Ceiling||1 – 1.5|
|Kitchen Cabinets||3 – 7|
|Exterior sliding||1.5 – 3|
|Full home exterior||3 – 6|
|Gutters||1.5 – 3.5|
|Fence||1.5 – 3|
|Driveway||2 – 4|
|Deck||1.5 – 3|
Charges per room:
The cost of painting project can vary depending on the size of the room as well as the type of surfaces. If it’s only walls, the cost will be lower than that of painting walls, ceiling, baseboards, doors and trim.
|Room||Walls only (USD)||Walls, ceiling, baseboards, doors and trim. (USD)|
|14 x 16 Master Bedroom||744||1,285|
Charges for new construction:
The cost for new construction can range from $2-$5 per square foot depending on the type of paint, number of colors, type of trim, and your geographic location.