Cost to Paint House Interior in Vancouver BC

The cost of painting a 2500 square foot home in Vancouver is between $4,000 – $10,000 depending on the amount of prep work and quality of paint used. In Lower Mainland cities such as Burnaby, Richmond, Delta, New Westiminster, Coquitlam, Maple Ridge and Surrey it depends on how many square feet of walls there is to paint, how tall the ceilings are, if there are baseboards and crown moulding, and how many doors/door jams and windows sills there are to paint among other factor.

Cost to Paint Walls in Vancouver

The cost to paint regular height walls in Vancouver by a professional painter typically costs $1.80-$2.50/square foot. Walls 10 feet or higher cost more as taller ladders and/or scaffolding might be involved.

Cost to Paint Ceilings in Vancouver

The cost to paint flat ceilings in Vancouver by a professional painter typically costs $2.00-$2.50/square foot. Popcorn ceilings are typically a cheaper at $1.00-$1.50/square foot.

Cost to Paint Trim in Vancouver

The cost to paint baseboards & crown molding in Vancouver by a professional painter typically costs around $3.00-3.50/linear foot.

Cost to Paint Doors in Vancouver

The cost to paint doors and door jams in Vancouver by a professional painter typically cost a flat price at $100-$150 each.

Cost to Paint Window Sills in Vancouver

The cost to paint interior windows in Vancouver is typically around $30-$40 each.

Factors That Affect the Cost of Interior Painting

An estimator needs to know all the details about the house before giving an accurate interior painting cost, including the following factors:

  • the size of the house
  • whether the house occupied or empty
  • the amount of preparation required before painting
  • the house location (downtown, suburbs, etc.)
  • deadlines and time limitations
  • paint preferences and colour choices

As a rule, costs rise the longer it takes to paint an area. This is why it usually costs less to paint a new home that’s never been painted before. An empty home costs less to paint as there won’t be furniture to move and cover. It will help painters do their job faster and you’ll get a smaller bill. If you don’t live in the house, the painters will welcome the opportunity of flexible time when they can start work early or finish late if needed.

The type and amount of paints to be used affect the total cost as well. Painting products come in a wide range of prices and quality that enable you to choose those that best suit your budget.

The cost of painting a three-bedroom home in Vancouver

The prices mentioned below are for reference purposes only.

Let’s take as an example a hypothetical three-bedroom home with a single or double-storey frame. The home is new and you want it painted for the first time, or it needs to be repainted. First-time painting is usually less expensive because there are no old paint layers to be removed. Repainting naturally costs more since painters will put in more time and effort in removing the older paint first and applying fresh coats afterwards.

Cost to Paint 1250 square feet in Vancouver

A 1250 square feet home is going to cost about $2,500 for applying fresh paint on the walls only. The cost to painting interior doors and trim will be added, bringing the total amount to roughly $3000 to $3,750.

Repainting of the walls of the same home will cost around $2,500 to $3500.

Painting doors and trim raises the costs to around $3,000 to $4,500.

Cost to Paint 2000 square feet in Vancouver

A three-storey home with 2000 square foot of space can have the walls of  bedrooms, hallways, stairways, powder room, and bathrooms painted for about $5,750.

This figure will rise to around $7,500 for the painting of ceilings, doors,

window frames, and baseboards. The price includes applying two layers of paint to all of these surfaces and areas.

Experienced Professional Painters Do It Right

Since you are set on investing a great amount of time and money in painting (or repainting) your home, let the experienced paint professionals at Tall Guy Paint do the job right the first time.

In the Vancouver Metro area or Fraser Valley call or text Tall Guy Painting today at (778) 683-5397 for all of your home’s painting needs and ask a free estimate for your paint job.

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