Cost to Paint a House: The Price of Painting Inside and Out

Multicoloured painted terrace house exteriors
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Considering the cost to paint a house is essential if you hope to sell your property and want to make a good impression with potential buyers, or simply want to give your home a refresh. 

Whatever the reason you need a new paint job, be it painting a wall or elsewhere around your home, you'll surely be wondering what it's going to cost. 

Steve Jenkins

Steve Jenkins is a freelance content creator with over two decades of experience working in digital and print and was previously the DIY content editor for Homebuilding & Renovating. 

He is a keen DIYer with over 20 years of experience in transforming and renovating the many homes he has lived in. He specialises in painting and decorating, but has a wide range of skills gleaned from working in the building trade for around 10 years and spending time at night school learning how to plaster and plumb.

He has fitted kitchens, tiled bathrooms and kitchens, laid many floors, built partition walls, plastered walls, plumbed in bathrooms, worked on loft conversions and much more. And when he's not sure how to tackle a DIY project he has a wide network of friends – including plumbers, gas engineers, tilers, carpenters, painters and decorators, electricians and builders – in the trade to call upon.