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How Much Does it Cost to Paint an Exterior Surface in Florence?

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Exterior Painting can increase the value of your home by $2,311

Exterior painting Florence is a significant factor when it comes to home beautification. A well-painted house façade can add curb appeal to your property. It can reflect your lifestyle and can give unique characteristic to your house. Florence exterior painting can also give your home protection from extreme weather conditions. Applying paint coating to your outer wall or home siding can help in extending its lifespan. Paints use on the exterior of a house comes in different colors and purposes. There are water resistant paints, insulating paints, fire resistant paint and other varieties that you can apply to your home’s exterior depending on your needs. Exterior painting Florence is a rigorous task that is best done by experienced professionals. If you want to get the best result and achieve the look that matches your requirements, paint should be applied evenly and correctly on all surfaces. Many homeowners always try to do it on their own but ended up getting disappointed with the result. Instead of saving money, they end up spending more for redoing the project. If applied correctly by a professional, Florence exterior painting can last for many years because the paint will not chip nor fade easily.

Fair price breakdown

Computing for the cost of an exterior painting Florence project is determined primarily by the surface size, your exterior wall substrate, labor, the kind of paint to be used and materials plus the amount of paint needed. Usually, a professional painter will give out estimates on an Florence exterior painting job based on the square footage of a home. The cost of painting a 500 to 1500 square feet surface is estimated to be between $3,394 to $5,887. The number of stories of your home plus the accessibility of the surfaces to be painted can also affect the overall expense of an exterior painting Florence job. It has been estimated that most homeowners would pay between $1700 and $3700 and an average of $2600 for an exterior painting Florence job.

Estimated final cost for exterior painting

Item Quantity Fair Price
Home Labor 88.6 Hours $3,454.55
Home Job Materials and Supplies 1600 Square Feet $1,131.49
Home Equipment Allowance $55.15
Totals - Cost to Paint Homes - 1709 Square Feet $4,641.19
Average Cost Per Square Foot $2.90

Find the Best Costs on Exterior Painting - Florence, 35630

If you own a two-story house, you are more likely to pay between $3000 and $5000 for an overall Florence exterior painting project. Three story houses can cost roughly $5000 to $7000 or more. If your home’s exterior has sidings installed on it, the price of exterior painting Florence may differ too. Some professional painters may charge less or may charge more depending on your home’s exterior substrate or sidings. For instance, painting concrete siding may require preparation. It may include removal of previous paints, so the new paint will not peel off. It can cost you between $500 and $2000 for a 250 to 1000 square feet wall area of concrete siding. In the duration of your exterior painting Florence project, you or your hired painter may require additional painting supplies. It is best to save cost that you purchase and provide the materials that will not need a license to be obtained.

Lauderdale County Exterior Painting FAQ

Latex is more environment-friendly than the regular oil based paints. It is usually water based and does not emit any foul odor. On the other hand, oil-based paints emit fumes upon application. Also, latex finishes on an exterior painting project typically stay elastic for many years, while oil based paint would become brittle. If the surface of your exterior expands or contracts through the years, latex will just move with the surface, whereas oil paints will tend to crack. One of the advantages though of using oil paint is that it has finer and smoother finish. It will not show brush marks, unlike latex.

The longevity of your exterior painting will depend on the wall substrate or siding that you use. Stucco, for example, will last longer as compared to wood that is prone to contraction and expansions. Generally, the exterior painting could last for up to 5 to 10 years.

It depends. Latex normally dries faster than oil paint. You will just have to wait for a couple of hours for latex to dry. Oil paint, on the other hand, will need plenty of time to dry.

Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017

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    Mack's Painting

    Rating: 71
    402 Chilton Ave. 
    FlorenceAL  35630
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    Interior Painting & Wallpaper

    Rating: 61
    10266 Highway 17. 
    FlorenceAL  35634
  • 3

    Chandler Painting Co

    Rating: 84
    4261 Bryson Blvd. 
    FlorenceAL  35630
  • 4

    Nelson Service Group

    Rating: 77
    900 S Chestnut St. 
    FlorenceAL  35630
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    Patterson Painting

    Rating: 70
    FlorenceAL  35630
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    Commercial Industrial Rnvtrs

    Rating: 73
    234 S Royal Ave. 
    FlorenceAL  35630