Top 10 House Painters in Tacoma, WA

Porch Pro Headshot Hernandez Roofing & Construction LLC
Painters
Serves Tacoma, Washington
Hernandez Roofing and Construction, this is a family business with 12 years experience. We have very affordable prices, honest and reliable. We offer general contractor services.
100% response rate
Hernandez Roofing and Construction, this is a family business with 12 years experience. We have very affordable prices, honest and reliable. We offer general contractor services.
Porch Pro Headshot Las Brisas General Contruction LLC
Painters
Serves Tacoma, Washington
100% response rate
Porch Pro Headshot Platinum handyman Services , LLC
Painters
Serves Tacoma, Washington
We are a company with excellent service and years of experience. We communicate with our client the whole way through. There is no job to small.
6.25% response rate
We are a company with excellent service and years of experience. We communicate with our client the whole way through. There is no job to small.
Porch Pro Headshot Pintala n more LLC
Painters
Serves Tacoma, Washington
Porch Pro Headshot IPaint
Painters
Serves Tacoma, Washington
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"IPaint is beyond a doubt my go-to painting company. Mike skillfully does any painting job needed. I know the job will be done perfectly from start to the clean-up finish. He is truly an artisan with an excellent knowledge of color, techniques, and paint qualities. I have already referred him to ot...Read more about IPaint
"IPaint is beyond a doubt my go-to painting company. Mike skillfully does any painting job needed. I know the job will be done perfectly from start to the clean-up finish. He is truly an artisan with an excellent knowledge of color, techniques, and paint qualities. I have already referred him to ot...Read more about IPaint
Porch Pro Headshot CC Painting & remodeling construction
Painters
Serves Tacoma, Washington
(7)
"I had a great experience overall with the professionalism and customer service from CC Painting. They were always courteous and attentive when working. They did an amazing job re-texturing and painting the interior of my home. Very happy w/ the outcome! Cornelio (contractor) made sure and double c...Read more about CC Painting & remodeling construction
"I had a great experience overall with the professionalism and customer service from CC Painting. They were always courteous and attentive when working. They did an amazing job re-texturing and painting the interior of my home. Very happy w/ the outcome! Cornelio (contractor) made sure and double c...Read more about CC Painting & remodeling construction
Porch Pro Headshot Intercolor Painting Llc
Painters
Serves Tacoma, Washington
Intercolor Painting is a fully licensed, bonded and insured home and commercial painting contractor. We serve the Seattle area with pride and stand by our work with a 3-year limited warranty. Rest assured that when you choose Intercolor Painting, you, the customer, will always come first. Our highl...Read more about Intercolor Painting Llc
Intercolor Painting is a fully licensed, bonded and insured home and commercial painting contractor. We serve the Seattle area with pride and stand by our work with a 3-year limited warranty. Rest assured that when you choose Intercolor Painting, you, the customer, will always come first. Our highl...Read more about Intercolor Painting Llc
Porch Pro Headshot Best flooring innovation LLC
Painters
Serves Tacoma, Washington
Best flooring innovation is the company you need for your next project, we offer an extended list of services like hardwood floor installation, sand and refinishing, staining and more. We offer a great variety of stair designs for your home. Do you have problems with your concrete subfloor? We also...Read more about Best flooring innovation LLC
Best flooring innovation is the company you need for your next project, we offer an extended list of services like hardwood floor installation, sand and refinishing, staining and more. We offer a great variety of stair designs for your home. Do you have problems with your concrete subfloor? We also...Read more about Best flooring innovation LLC
Porch Pro Headshot Ware Painting Company LLC
Painters
Serves Tacoma, Washington
Ware Painting Company was started ten years ago by a master-level painter with over 20 years experience in the residential and commercial painting industries. Then as it is now, Ware Painting Company's goal is to provide our customers with the highest quality painting project, at a reasonable price,...Read more about Ware Painting Company LLC
Ware Painting Company was started ten years ago by a master-level painter with over 20 years experience in the residential and commercial painting industries. Then as it is now, Ware Painting Company's goal is to provide our customers with the highest quality painting project, at a reasonable price,...Read more about Ware Painting Company LLC
Porch Pro Headshot Narrows Painting LLC
Painters
Serves Tacoma, Washington
Local family owned business specializing in residential and commercial interior/exterior painting. Other services include mildew treating, pressure washing, repairing siding, fascia,trim, decks and fences.
Local family owned business specializing in residential and commercial interior/exterior painting. Other services include mildew treating, pressure washing, repairing siding, fascia,trim, decks and fences.

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 Tacoma Painters

201140

Renovation our back porch, they did an excellent job, beyond expectations, very professional.

- Christine Purbaugh
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I am very disappointed with the dishonesty of this company. As the manager of Newport Hills Swim Tennis Club I contracted with Hernandez roofing paid them in full and they have never finished the work. In April I was told that they would order doors for...

- Julie Prado
346078

Had the guys from Hernandez Roofing do some fixes on our older roof and was extremely happy! They were able to come out with very short notice and get the job done quickly! And the best part is the quote was very reasonable!!

- Lisa Sullivan
31753

You cannot go wrong with IPaint and owner Mike Blevins. Truly one of the most talented individuals in the painting industry. Honest. hard working and creative. I would certainly hire Mike to work on all of my painting projects. A true professional.

- Tim Jergens
31577

Michael is a true professional, and a gifted artist who does top-quality production painting AND fine-art faux finishes on interiors and furniture. He delivers what he promises, on time and under budget. Hire him with confidence.

31752

You cannot go wrong with IPaint and owner Mike Blevins. Truly one of the most talented individuals in the painting industry. Honest. hard working and creative. I would certainly hire Mike to work on all of my painting projects. A true professional.

- Tim Jergens
31597

Mike is the best idea person and the most talented artist and painter I have ever met.

499632

Great work and communication! They worked with me to find a time and were knowledgeable about options to make my yard beautiful.

- Brittney Geleynse
185113

Las Brisas did a very consistent and professional job redoing my entire ceiling, and also handled smaller aspects like reinstalling lighting after completion. I am very happy with the results.

- Aaron Light
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Everything was upfront and I knew what was happening and what the results would be. I would recommend him to anyone who requires handy work.

- Valentina Gomez
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Did not keep appointment

- Ashwani Sirohi
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A small, family owned operation which did top quality work. Cornelio was very professional and stayed within the time frame set out. They did meticulous, detail oriented work, left the area clean and were less expensive than 90% of the 8 painting quotes I...

- Jeff Richards

Everything You Need to Know About Tacoma House Painters

Can I browse unscreened Painters in Tacoma?

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

  • Avatar Painting:
    • BBB Rating: A+
    • Active/Verified License: Yes, Current Status is Active
  • Babin Painting LLC:
    • Active/Verified License: No, current status is inactive
  • Dave Owens Painting:
    • BBB Rating: A+
    • Active/Verified License: Yes, Current Status is Active

Painting Services isn’t exactly what I’m looking for. Are there more specific services similar to painters available in Tacoma?

If you’ve determined that painting services are not quite what you were looking for, or if you had a specific project in mind that is similar to painting services, we can still help you find the right professional in Tacoma.

Tacoma has 50 painter professionals that can help you with your painting services job. Head to our Pros Page to find specific painters-pros in Tacoma.

What zip codes in Tacoma have the best Painters?

Below we've listed Tacoma zip codes that have great selections of painters:

  • 98466: 1 Painters.
  • 98403: 1 Painters.
  • 98406: 2 Painters.
  • 98404: 1 Painters.
  • 98407: 3 Painters.
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    Porch Pro Headshot B&DT Construction LLC
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    Serves Tacoma, Washington
    Thank you for considering B&DT Construction LLC, a local Tacoma business, for the opportunity to help with your decks, fences, additions, remodels, and general contracting for residential construction needs. We have fair prices with a customer centric culture. You and your project is our personal pr...Read more about B&DT Construction LLC
    Thank you for considering B&DT Construction LLC, a local Tacoma business, for the opportunity to help with your decks, fences, additions, remodels, and general contracting for residential construction needs. We have fair prices with a customer centric culture. You and your project is our personal pr...Read more about B&DT Construction LLC
    Porch Pro Headshot Legacy General Contracting
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    Porch Pro Headshot Todd Claussen Interiors
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    We are a locally owned and operated company focused on residential and commercial flooring and painting. Located in Kent, Washington, we serve the Seattle, Bellevue and Tacoma metro areas.
    We are a locally owned and operated company focused on residential and commercial flooring and painting. Located in Kent, Washington, we serve the Seattle, Bellevue and Tacoma metro areas.
    Porch Pro Headshot Christians Landscaping & Painting
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    Porch Pro Headshot Roman Professional Contractors
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    "Victor was quick to respond to our requests, and his team delivered topsoil on time and exactly as requested. His worked even offered to take away a load of brush we had cleared since he was here with the truck. Great service and value! "
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    "Victor was quick to respond to our requests, and his team delivered topsoil on time and exactly as requested. His worked even offered to take away a load of brush we had cleared since he was here with the truck. Great service and value! "
    Porch Pro Headshot CertaPro Painters of Federal Way
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    Porch Pro Headshot Rezzcomm Painting
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    Serves Tacoma, Washington
    Rezzcomm Painting Kent, WA, 98030 (206) 619-9998 Rezzcomm Painting provides high-quality Interior and Exterior painting services, Drywall, Repair and Power Washing services. Lakeland North, WA Painter, Professional Painters, House Painting Services, Professional House Painters, Exterior Painting Co...Read more about Rezzcomm Painting
    Rezzcomm Painting Kent, WA, 98030 (206) 619-9998 Rezzcomm Painting provides high-quality Interior and Exterior painting services, Drywall, Repair and Power Washing services. Lakeland North, WA Painter, Professional Painters, House Painting Services, Professional House Painters, Exterior Painting Co...Read more about Rezzcomm Painting
    Porch Pro Headshot La Belle Masion USA
    Painters
    Serves Tacoma, Washington
    Beautiful Fine Art Quality, Interior and Exterior, Furniture and Cabinet Painting By Classically Trained Painting Contractors! Pierce County, Washington At Affordable Prices $$ Contact Us For Free Estimate Or Color Consult! www.labellemaisonusa.com 35 Years Experience. Contact 1-720-PORCHES/253-564-...Read more about La Belle Masion USA
    Beautiful Fine Art Quality, Interior and Exterior, Furniture and Cabinet Painting By Classically Trained Painting Contractors! Pierce County, Washington At Affordable Prices $$ Contact Us For Free Estimate Or Color Consult! www.labellemaisonusa.com 35 Years Experience. Contact 1-720-PORCHES/253-564-...Read more about La Belle Masion USA
    Porch Pro Headshot S&E remodelling inc.
    Painters
    Serves Tacoma, Washington
    A Reliable experienced Contractor OUR MOTTO IS DO IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME- EVERY TIME!  All of us here at S&E REMODELING INC are dedicated to providing premier customer service from the early planning stages until successful completion of your project
    A Reliable experienced Contractor OUR MOTTO IS DO IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME- EVERY TIME!  All of us here at S&E REMODELING INC are dedicated to providing premier customer service from the early planning stages until successful completion of your project
    Porch Pro Headshot ISA Construction LLC
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    Serves Tacoma, Washington
    ISA General Contractor LLC, we specialize in all types of siding, and provide the best waterproofing solutions for any application/weather. We prioritize water mitigation since most home problems arise from water intrusion, mold, rot. We use the latest products to make sure your home last longer. ...Read more about ISA Construction LLC
    ISA General Contractor LLC, we specialize in all types of siding, and provide the best waterproofing solutions for any application/weather. We prioritize water mitigation since most home problems arise from water intrusion, mold, rot. We use the latest products to make sure your home last longer. ...Read more about ISA Construction LLC
    Porch Pro Headshot Gafco Roofing Construction & General Contracting Inc
    Need a roofer, a deck built or any exterior remodeling? Gafco Roofing Construction & General Contracting offers many services in Auburn and surrounding area.
    Need a roofer, a deck built or any exterior remodeling? Gafco Roofing Construction & General Contracting offers many services in Auburn and surrounding area.
    Porch Pro Headshot E&J Paint and Drywall
    Painters
    Serves Tacoma, Washington
    Hi I am Eduardo Valencia owner of E&J Paint and Drywall. I have 20 years of expiernce painting houses both interior and exterior. With the years working in this field I have learned how to do a good quality work and always making sure everything looks welll done.
    Hi I am Eduardo Valencia owner of E&J Paint and Drywall. I have 20 years of expiernce painting houses both interior and exterior. With the years working in this field I have learned how to do a good quality work and always making sure everything looks welll done.
    Porch Pro Headshot Tjf Construction
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    Serves Tacoma, Washington

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