Top 10 House Painters in Arlington, WA

Porch Pro Headshot K&M Painting Remodeling and Landscaping
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Serves Arlington, Washington
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Porch Pro Headshot PATRICK'S PAINTING
Painters
Serves Arlington, Washington
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Patrick's Painting & Design, located in Seattle, is a painting company. They offer trim work, custom painting finish, and deck staining.
Patrick's Painting & Design, located in Seattle, is a painting company. They offer trim work, custom painting finish, and deck staining.
Porch Pro Headshot Steve's Home Services LLC
Painters
Serves Arlington, Washington
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SHS is your 'go to' source when it comes to your home. We can help from curb appeal to an addition, Detached garage or shop. We do absolutely everything. Remodel is our specialty, and we are skilled in all trade work. We use our own employees, and we guarantee our work and our prices, ultimately pro...Read more about Steve's Home Services LLC
SHS is your 'go to' source when it comes to your home. We can help from curb appeal to an addition, Detached garage or shop. We do absolutely everything. Remodel is our specialty, and we are skilled in all trade work. We use our own employees, and we guarantee our work and our prices, ultimately pro...Read more about Steve's Home Services LLC
Porch Pro Headshot Thomas Painting Company
Painters
Serves Arlington, Washington
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"Thomas Painting Company does a great job at a fair price. His work is wonderful and neat, he always shows up and gets the job done on time. I would highly recommend him for all your painting needs, interior, exterior and millwork."
"Thomas Painting Company does a great job at a fair price. His work is wonderful and neat, he always shows up and gets the job done on time. I would highly recommend him for all your painting needs, interior, exterior and millwork."
Porch Pro Headshot Impact Painting
Painters
Serves Arlington, Washington
(26)
"We met this couple at a social event and were immediately taken with their openness, frankness, friendliness, and just plain no airs honesty. Upon learning Tommy was a painter and since we were thinking of painting a room with a bay window, we went on faith and decided to give Tommy the job. And I...Read more about Impact Painting
"We met this couple at a social event and were immediately taken with their openness, frankness, friendliness, and just plain no airs honesty. Upon learning Tommy was a painter and since we were thinking of painting a room with a bay window, we went on faith and decided to give Tommy the job. And I...Read more about Impact Painting
Porch Pro Headshot North Starr Precision Painting
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Serves Arlington, Washington
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"A flooring company botched our baseboards when putting new floors in our house. Jessie came out and made them look good as new!! He is reliable and really cares about the quality of his work. We were very impressed and will definitely call Jessie for our other painting projects!"
"A flooring company botched our baseboards when putting new floors in our house. Jessie came out and made them look good as new!! He is reliable and really cares about the quality of his work. We were very impressed and will definitely call Jessie for our other painting projects!"
Porch Pro Headshot AE Construction
Painters
Serves Arlington, Washington
(15)
Serving General Contractors, Homebuilders, and Homeowners. We are your turn-key, one-source Specialty Contractor. Specializing in Roofing, Siding. Painting, Windows & Doors, Finish Carpentry Millwork, Cabinets, and Granite Countertops. Servicing the Greater Seattle area. Benefitting our Clients with...Read more about AE Construction
Serving General Contractors, Homebuilders, and Homeowners. We are your turn-key, one-source Specialty Contractor. Specializing in Roofing, Siding. Painting, Windows & Doors, Finish Carpentry Millwork, Cabinets, and Granite Countertops. Servicing the Greater Seattle area. Benefitting our Clients with...Read more about AE Construction
Porch Pro Headshot DO IT ALL CLEAN LLC
Painters
Serves Arlington, Washington
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DO IT ALL CLEAN IS A PROFESSIONAL WALLPAPER INSTALLATION AND PAINTING COMPANY WE SPECIALIZE IN WALL COVERING INSTALLATION & REMOVAL AND INTERIOR PAINTING FOR BOTH RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES
DO IT ALL CLEAN IS A PROFESSIONAL WALLPAPER INSTALLATION AND PAINTING COMPANY WE SPECIALIZE IN WALL COVERING INSTALLATION & REMOVAL AND INTERIOR PAINTING FOR BOTH RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES
Porch Pro Headshot Tukan Services
Painters
Serves Arlington, Washington
(6)
We have a solidly growing base of clients who call us typically several times per year to take care of their home maintenance needs. We work in Snohomish County providing solutions to home maintenance problems for busy homeowners. We started our business in 1997 just providing cleaning services su...Read more about Tukan Services
We have a solidly growing base of clients who call us typically several times per year to take care of their home maintenance needs. We work in Snohomish County providing solutions to home maintenance problems for busy homeowners. We started our business in 1997 just providing cleaning services su...Read more about Tukan Services
Porch Pro Headshot Davis Quality Painting Inc
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Serves Arlington, Washington
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"We are very pleased with the painting results for our home. The crew was very courteous and extremely conscientious about the quality of their work. All the details of prep work, caulking, and finish are very much appreciated. "
"We are very pleased with the painting results for our home. The crew was very courteous and extremely conscientious about the quality of their work. All the details of prep work, caulking, and finish are very much appreciated. "

Frequently asked questions about house painters

There is nothing like a fresh coat of paint in a new home. You can transform rooms with a change of color, and fresh paint breathes new life into an older home. Costs for painting homes vary. It depends on the rate of labor and on the type of paint you use. Most of the cost comes from the size of the home. The more square footage you need painted, the more expensive the job will be.

The average cost for painter services in a home is estimated at $3,500. On the low side, you can expect to pay $1,200 and $6,500 on the high side. These estimates assume you have a one-story home with around 1,000 square feet of wall to paint. More stories will mean higher costs.

The price is usually divided up into materials and labor. Labor tends to make up 85% of a job, but this can vary depending on the contractor. Most contractors charge between $2 - $6 / square foot. This calculates interior painting jobs with two coats of paint. For more specific paint jobs, such as doors or cabinets, you can expect to be charged $50 - $100 / door or drawer face.

Some contractors have different models of payment, which you may discover when looking up “painting companies near me” or “house painters near me.” You can be charged per room, which averages around $800 - $1,200 for a bedroom, and as high as $3,000 for a living room or similar large space. Some painters may choose to bill hourly, which can range from $20 - $50 / hour for basic painting, and $100 / hour or higher for specialty painting. A skilled painter should be able to cover between 150 – 350 square feet/hour but don’t forget to factor in prep time, clean up, and both coats of paint needed.

The cost of painting a home's exterior is far more variable, depending on your siding. Some sidings (like stucco) can cost up to $3,000 / 1,000 square feet, and that cost can rise if there are multiple stories. Weather can also play a major factor, which is why local painters are in high demand during the summer months. Vinyl siding expands and contracts depending on weather, so you’ll want a latex-based paint that is durable to these changes. For wood siding, latex is always a good option for allowing wood to breathe. Beware acrylic or oil-based paints, as these can create moisture stains. If you have stucco siding, you can go with latex, but it’s not your best option if the walls are damaged. Elastomeric paint will cover those imperfections while still being breathable. This paint is thick and time-consuming to apply. If you have brick siding, you’ll want a porous stain or paint so water doesn’t get trapped inside.

Siding is the biggest factor to cost, as prep and materials needed to do the job correctly can raise the price. Brick and stucco are the most expensive, while metal, wood, vinyl, and concrete tend to be on the lower end. Extra stories mean extra work for the painter, as safety measures and ladders need to be implemented. Painting a second or third story of a home takes longer than painting a single story based on logistics. It’s not just the walls, either. You may want to paint the garage, the shutters, the eaves and downspouts, and the siding and trim.

Your brand of paint can alter costs, as well as the cost of your finish. Flat paint tends to be the cheapest, but is also the least durable. Mid-range finishes, including eggshell and satin, can be good choices, depending on what you’re looking for. Semi-gloss finish will showcase imperfections and dents but is also resistant to cleaning. High-gloss is the most expensive type of finish and is recommended for small areas, such as trim, windows, and doors. While it is possible to DIY your home’s exterior, a professional comes with all the needed materials and is knowledgeable about what will work best and how to stay safe on the job. They are worth serious consideration.

Yes, you can paint vinyl siding. Years ago, this answer was no because paint continued to slide off the siding. We’ve come a long way since then. The best paint for vinyl is latex urethane paint, as it can cope with the constant contracting and expanding of the siding. Many paint companies create paint specifically designed for siding.

Painting vinyl is similar to painting other exteriors. You’ll want to coat it with primer (something designed for vinyl) and use a brush for the tricky spots. Otherwise, you can use a roller and cover a lot of ground. Once you have the primer, add the topcoat. Vinyl has one more caveat that you should be aware of. Dark colors tend to trap a lot of heat. Most vinyl paints will be light colors as a result, so it reflects heat rather than absorbs it. Weather can be a factor in painting vinyl, and the best weather is overcast, comfortable conditions. Sun, humidity, direct heat, and wind are not your friends when it comes to painting vinyl. You’ll want to ensure that painting your siding doesn’t void its warranty before you begin.

As with any painting, you’ll want to ensure you clean the area thoroughly first. For vinyl, a pressure washer is the best choice. You’ll want to find a recipe that tackles mold and mildew or buy a TSP solution. Mold and mildew tend to get between the paint and the siding, so it’s imperative you deal with them before you paint.

The quick answer is 350 – 400 square feet. This is generally true of wall, ceiling, and trim paint. Primer tends to go less, giving you 250 square feet on average. If you’re painting a dark room with a light color, you may need more primer coats, so keep that in mind. Be aware that fresh drywall is extremely porous and may absorb more paint than expected. Most drywall tends to arrive pre-primed, but be ready if it isn’t. If you have a textured wall (think popcorn ceilings, for example), you should use 20% more paint. If you need to paint 100 square feet of ceiling, it’s recommended you buy enough paint to cover 120 square feet to make up for the texture. You can stretch your paint with the correct tools. A nine-inch roller usually gives the best results for a coat of paint. For textured walls, consider a 1/2-inch nap over a 3/8-inch nap.

Let’s dive into the math. You know how much paint you need per square foot, but how do you calculate that square footage? First, measure the height of every wall, and add it together. Then, do the same for the length of each wall. Multiply those two numbers together, and you have the square footage. If you divide that number by 400 (how much a gallon of paint should cover), you know how many gallons you need to buy. This works for trim and doors as well. Multiply the total lengths and widths together, and divide it by 400. It’s never a bad idea to round up or ensure you have extra paint left over. You may need it for touch-ups or if a specific section requires more paint than you anticipated. It’s better to have too much than too little and have the hardware store mix you more paint. What if the color is off by even a slight bit? That’s a frustration you can easily avoid.

No, you can’t use exterior paint inside. Exterior paint is designed to hold up against weather extremes and, as such, contains more VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds). These compounds were not designed for enclosed spaces; they can smell funky and release toxins that might make you or your pets sick. Exterior paint doesn’t settle in a short amount of time. In cold weather, exterior paint could continually release those toxins for a month or more. In warmer weather, this timeframe may be reduced to weeks. The process of releasing these toxins is called curing. Most professionals will wear masks when painting outside for this reason.

Exterior paint is softer by nature. It needs to be able to breathe and contract or expand with the home. It doesn’t stand up as well to the wear and tear that interior paint deals with on a daily basis. While all paint contains mildewcides and fungicides, the ingredients in exterior and interior paint are very different. The VOCs are needed in both paints to hold the pigment in. If you use exterior paint on indoor surfaces, ventilation is your first concern. This becomes a greater concern when spraying paint instead of rolling it, as spraying it makes it airborne that much quicker.

VOCs can cause lightheadedness, headaches, nausea, irritated eyes and throat, and respiratory issues. This can be an even greater hazard for those with compromised immune systems. Exterior and interior paints are vastly different, so you shouldn’t combine them. It compromises the quality of both paints. Plus, exterior paint isn’t designed to look good inside. Both varieties of paint are highly specialized, and you’ll likely regret using them where they are not intended.

The average cost to paint a 12x12 room is $650, with $400 being on the low end and $900 on the high end. Several factors can change these costs or cause them to rise. If you need drywall or plaster repaired before the job, that will cost time and effort. The higher your walls rise, the more time or paint it might take to finish the job. If you want to use designer paints, you may spend more on the materials. Your cost will also change based on the finish you choose.

Square footage is the most important consideration when factoring the price of a room. A large room, such as a living room, will cost more than a small bedroom or bathroom. Kitchens tend to cost the most since the painting is specific. They require far more attention to detail when you consider backsplashes, cabinets, and trims. Textured walls can add to that cost since it eats up more materials. Different types of paint can change the cost as well. On average, eggshell, satin, and flat are the cheapest paints. Matte, semi-gloss, latex, and oil are mid-range and all competitively priced. High-gloss paint is expensive and best used on small surfaces like trims.

You have the option to do the work yourself, of course. Be aware that it’s never as simple as splashing paint on the walls. You’ll need to purchase all the required materials, such as brushes, painter’s tape, rollers, trays, and plastic to prevent spillage. You’ll need to clean the walls and remove outlet covers and switch plates. Once that’s done, you can use painter’s tape on all the edges and then start. The big question you will need to ask yourself is whether you have the time. Painters are efficient, have all the tools, and do the job constantly. They will know immediately the best way to handle it.

Now that you know the scope of your project in terms of cost and effort, you can start dreaming in color.

Recent reviews for Arlington Painters

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Great Worker , Affordable prices, would not doubt to hire him again

- Napoleon Ayala
163298

Awesome work, great price, and finished on time and within budget! We are so happy with the finished project!

- Amanda Pawlak
152129

Job well done. 5 star rating!

- David Yeh
137296

Went above and beyond to make me happy! Great to work with. Would hire again. Very good price!

- Kate Mallahan
152379

They agreed on working over holidays and weekend to finish as per my timeline request. Labor charges were within my planned budget.

- Jose Manuel Milanes Espina
150431

On time, good work and nice guys. Would highly recommend to others.

- Matt Jensen
86873

I really like the quality and crew. They gave me lots of suggestions that was very useful for me. Thank you

- Tom Glever
87312

I really like their painting job on my house.

- vitaliy grenov
86871

Ae Construction have very professional crew that can do most everything for your house, you dont need to look for any other subcontractor anymore

- Tim K
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I'm doing lots of new construction and I used them for painting, siding and roofing for me . I like them a lot.

- Maria Glentor
87116

Commercial building painting.

- Tom Glever
86874

I used them for the Painting Job , I saved a lot with them , they have a lot of discounts in stores, and they allowed me to used their discounts for my construction. I applied their UBPCode and saved $$$

- Linsy Lanson

Everything You Need to Know About Arlington House Painters

Can I browse unscreened Painters in Arlington?

We do our best to screen all of our painters. However, there are still some painter professionals in Arlington that have not been pre-screened. This means that their licenses may not be up to date to operate in Arlington or WA. Always be sure to pre-screen them yourself before hiring. Here are some unscreened professionals offering painting services:

  • NW Painting and Contracting Services,LLC:
    • Active/Verified License: No, current status is inactive
  • Acorn Painting Company:
    • Active/Verified License: No, current status is inactive
  • Impact Painting:
    • Active/Verified License: No, current status is inactive

My Painting Services project in Arlington is really small. How much should I expect to spend?

The lowest price we could find for painting services work in Arlington is about $0.00. You should expect to pay at least this much depending on the scope of your project.

Painter work at this level can sometimes involve several steps or phases. Cost for every project will differ depending on the quality of Painter you hire, the type of materials required and the timeframe that you want to finish within.

How does invoicing/payment work for most Painter projects in Arlington?

Every project differs, but you should ask any painter for an estimate, before they do any work. In fact, ask for their general payment terms before any painting services work is done.

If the job is large and going to take longer than a day, it's common practice for painters to request a down payment. Usually, this will be around 25% so they can commence work on your painter project.

If it's a quick job, you'll likely be given an invoice/bill when the job is complete. Then it's up to you and the painter to determine if you pay immediately or can send payment at a later date.

All House Painters in Arlington, WA

Porch Pro Headshot Envision General Contracting
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Serves Arlington, Washington
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Envision General Contracting is a design-build company, we have on staff our designer who has his architectural degree and our interior designer who also has her bachelors degree in interior design. Last but not least our project manager who is highly skilled in all aspects of the industry with vast...Read more about Envision General Contracting
Envision General Contracting is a design-build company, we have on staff our designer who has his architectural degree and our interior designer who also has her bachelors degree in interior design. Last but not least our project manager who is highly skilled in all aspects of the industry with vast...Read more about Envision General Contracting
Porch Pro Headshot ABLE Drywall
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Serves Arlington, Washington
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Porch Pro Headshot NW Pro Services
Painters
Serves Arlington, Washington
Commercial | Residential Painting Contractor & Property Maintenance Our professional journeyman painters have collectively over 34+ years of experience in project management, communication with clients, recommending the best solutions for your project, and getting it all done faster and better than...Read more about NW Pro Services
Commercial | Residential Painting Contractor & Property Maintenance Our professional journeyman painters have collectively over 34+ years of experience in project management, communication with clients, recommending the best solutions for your project, and getting it all done faster and better than...Read more about NW Pro Services
Porch Pro Headshot Diaz Pro-Painting Co.
Painters
Serves Arlington, Washington
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"Martin and his crew finished painting the outside of our house, two sheds and the deck. The work was performed exactly as we contracted for. No cutting corners, excellent prep, top rated Sherwin- Williams paint , and attention to detail. This is not a low budget- paint fast company. If you want y...Read more about Diaz Pro-Painting Co.
"Martin and his crew finished painting the outside of our house, two sheds and the deck. The work was performed exactly as we contracted for. No cutting corners, excellent prep, top rated Sherwin- Williams paint , and attention to detail. This is not a low budget- paint fast company. If you want y...Read more about Diaz Pro-Painting Co.
Porch Pro Headshot Anderson Services
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Serves Arlington, Washington
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I am an independent handyman with skills and tools for most interior work. I can provide customers with repair services and remodeling. It's my goal to provide professional courteous service to clients that will also suit their budget.
I am an independent handyman with skills and tools for most interior work. I can provide customers with repair services and remodeling. It's my goal to provide professional courteous service to clients that will also suit their budget.
Porch Pro Headshot Ww Construction
Painters
Serves Arlington, Washington
WW Construction has been in business since 1996, specializing in bathroom and kitchen remodeling. Honest, dependable timely and no mark-up for supplies used. Call for a free estimate today! Lead Certified: R*1*8869101177 Exp: 04/2015
WW Construction has been in business since 1996, specializing in bathroom and kitchen remodeling. Honest, dependable timely and no mark-up for supplies used. Call for a free estimate today! Lead Certified: R*1*8869101177 Exp: 04/2015
Porch Pro Headshot M.G. Construction Pros. LLC
Painters
Serves Arlington, Washington
No job is too big or too small for us. We take pride in our work and strive to provide the highest quality service to our customers. Customer satisfaction is our top priority, and we are committed to delivering excellent results on every project. We offer competitive pricing and flexible schedul...Read more about M.G. Construction Pros. LLC
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No job is too big or too small for us. We take pride in our work and strive to provide the highest quality service to our customers. Customer satisfaction is our top priority, and we are committed to delivering excellent results on every project. We offer competitive pricing and flexible schedul...Read more about M.G. Construction Pros. LLC
Porch Pro Headshot Architectural Coatings By Erie
Painters
Serves Arlington, Washington
Scott Erie is an meticulous craftsman that has been painting custom homes since 1982 and remodeling houses since 2008. Scott provides the highest quality service at reasonable cost.
Scott Erie is an meticulous craftsman that has been painting custom homes since 1982 and remodeling houses since 2008. Scott provides the highest quality service at reasonable cost.
Porch Pro Headshot LuxBuilt
Painters
Serves Arlington, Washington
We are a small local General Contractor Company with more then 10 years of experience specialize in various tasks suck as exterior and interior remodels our customer service is always guaranteed
We are a small local General Contractor Company with more then 10 years of experience specialize in various tasks suck as exterior and interior remodels our customer service is always guaranteed
Porch Pro Headshot Evergreen  Construction Services LLC
Painters
Serves Arlington, Washington
A new Home inovatingng construction services company in the Pacific Northwest. Give your house a new fresh look.
A new Home inovatingng construction services company in the Pacific Northwest. Give your house a new fresh look.
Porch Pro Headshot ENGINEERS OF CONSTRUCTION LLC
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Serves Arlington, Washington
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Porch Pro Headshot Tavo’s construction
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Serves Arlington, Washington
Improving homes and creating smiles!
Improving homes and creating smiles!
Porch Pro Headshot Malone Enterprises
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Serves Arlington, Washington
Porch Pro Headshot C&B Painting
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Serves Arlington, Washington

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Arlington 98223
Drywall Repair
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Within a week
Service
Drywall repair
Amount to repair
More than one area the size of a quarter or larger
Surfaces to repair
Walls
Any repair above 15ft
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Marysville 98271
Drywall Repair
Start Date
I'm flexible
Amount to repair
One or more minor repairs
Surfaces to repair
Walls
Any repair above 15ft
No
Arlington 98223
Fence and Outdoor Structure Painting
Start Date
Within a month
What needs to be painted
Deck, patio or porch
Painted item
Deck
SQFT of painted area
More than 500 sq. ft.
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Wood
Has structure previously been painted
No
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