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Cost to Paint a House Exterior by Style

Our following exterior home paint 2024 cost calculator allows you to change variables and refigure.

Painting Exterior Cost Options:
Amount of Outer Preparation 1
Like for cleaning, caulking, scraping & priming

little average a lot

Number of Stories High
Square Footage of Home   Sq. Ft.
Results: for a 3100 Square Foot House, 2 stories high with an average amount of prep work for each of the following home styles:
Modern/Contemporary Styles
With flat sectioned walls, prepping for paint & applying coatings can be straightforward. On the extreme price end, however, pro-quality finishes can now and then mean the addition of higher material costs (as well as for labor, maybe specifying architectural grade coatings that are only shot-through higher pressure airless pumps). Costs range from $2,311.46 on the economical bottom, and even lower, on up to around $3,698.33
Meditarranean Houses
The tiered outside heights, translate to painting that can be be done by quicker means. With this style, you can generally expect to pay between $1,849.17 and $3,271.60.
Tudor Style Homes
Recognized by numerous vertical trim-to-wall color seperations that compromise much of the labor portion of the bill - these houses are painted from $2,622.02 - and for top end, busier schemes $4,646.62.
Cape Cod Structures
Normally exhibiting a clean boxy shape and protruding dormers, bills amount around $2,323.31 on the low side climbing to $3,816.87.
Colonial Homes
Typically featuring clapboard straight-faced walls, combined with a shallow main entry, this style brings about $2,555.64 on up to the pricier $4,314.72.
Victorian Houses
Given the age of most Victorians, prep work goes beyond other homes and the amount of manual brushing affects labor estimates. About the priciest of outside paint jobs on a square-foot basis, the sums start at close to $3,072.46 and travelling to $5,879.40.
The Craftsman Style
Applying coatings around the carpentry detailing, the craftsmans style is another one of the most expensive exteriors to have paint put on. For the results specified, averages span between $2,219.00 and $4,160.62.
Ranch Styles
With their ease of access, ranch homes complete at between $1,564.68 and $2,844.87.

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Includes all labor, materials and supplies needed for performing the outside painting per below. Results are approximations based on homes painted in the United States. Total cost sums exclude any taxes charged for both materials and labor amounts.

Options for Painting:

1 By looking at the current state of cleanliness, any peeling or flaking of paint finishes that is occurring. As well as any separation or cracking at normal caulk joints, or lack of proper fill.

Inclusions and Exclusions

Each style relates with structures having average paintable surfaces for that style.

Labor, Materials and Supplies notes:

  • The labor component charged to the project only.
  • Includes all labor necessary for the completion of project from setup, providing ladders, auto lifts and any necessary staging and/or scaffolding equipment.
  • Custom colors can influence total price for applying detailed schemes, by at least 8% and greater.
  • Final cleanup and disposal of empty cans and waste is also part of this amount. Clearly labeling any partial cans is considered a best practice at organization.

  • Amounts for the labor portion per specific geographic locales may fluctuate based on the particular zip code by 15% and greater. Especially for certain metropolitan areas.

    Paint Specifics

  • Grade of paint, supplies and materials are rated at moderate and above, excluding the cheapest "builders quality" and yet also are the most expensive lines of paint coatings.

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