cost of painting the outside of a detached house in the west Midlands

What am I and my partner looking at paying to hire a professional to fully paint the outside of our house? We have a detached house and live in the west midlands. How much paint would we need considering that we live in an average sized detached house? How much might this cost? What do painters charge per hour in my area, generally?

Asked by Beverley on 13th Aug 2020
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"To paint the outside of a detached house depends on what needs painting, if the house is rendered then the cost would be 3 to 4 thousand pounds"
Answered on 13th Aug 2020 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
"A job like this I would charge about £1200 and that’s supplying the materials also but judging by some of the prices in other answers then I’m not charging enough haha"
Answered on 6th May 2021 - Member since Apr 2021 - report
"You will find you will just be quoted to paint the house. This can cost anything from £1500 upwards depending on painter and if you supply the paint as well."
Answered on 23rd Oct 2020 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
"This will be a pricy job looking at 2 thousand roughly maybe a bit more"
Answered on 25th Nov 2020 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
"The cost of hiring a professional painter to fully paint the outside of your house will vary depending on several factors, including the size of your house, the condition of the exterior, the type of paint used, and the level of detail required. In general, the cost of hiring a painter to paint the exterior of a detached house can range from £2,000 to £6,000 or more.

To determine how much paint you will need, you will need to measure the area that needs to be painted. This can be done by multiplying the length of each wall by its height, and then adding up the total area. One gallon of paint typically covers around 350-400 square feet, so you can estimate the amount of paint you will need based on the total area to be painted.

As for the hourly rate for painters in the West Midlands, this can vary depending on the level of experience and expertise of the painter, as well as the specific location. In general, painters in the West Midlands can charge anywhere from £10 to £25 per hour or more.

To get a more accurate estimate for your specific project, it's best to contact local painters and request a quote. They can assess the condition of your house, discuss your preferences and provide a more detailed estimate based on your specific needs."
Answered on 20th Mar 2023 - Member since Sep 2022 - report
"£700 minimum with paint Or £15-£20 hourly rate ! There to many variables, What’s are your walls like ? Does it needing sanding ? Is it pebble dash ? What colour are you going to ? Or painted the same colour ?"
Answered on 14th Aug 2020 - Member since Aug 2020 - report
"A detached house should cost about £1000 but it depends on condition and of course the contractor you get to do it"
Answered on 20th Apr 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report
"between £2000/4000 depending on size and condition of property . Would be happy to come and quote for you"
Answered on 13th Aug 2020 - Member since Sep 2017 - report
"It all depends on the surface of the house, the more rough it is then more paint and time it will take which means higher cost, exterior house painting starts from £850 excluding materials"
Answered on 13th Aug 2020 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
"The quotation you are asking for has a very wide scope of price which depends on 1 surface type ie render , pebble dash, painted brick. 2 how many windows and size and porches . 3 what condition ie cracks flaking bare patches . 4 ease of access ie can get ladder or tower all around. So anybody who does quote must see the property it could be anything from £1200.00 up to £5000.00"
Answered on 13th Aug 2020 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
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