Depending on your project, painting and decorating costs can range from around £300 for painting or wallpapering a small room to over £1,000 for prepping and painting a large room, including walls and ceiling.
Painting the outside of a house costs on average around £1,000.
Of course, there are a number of factors that can impact the overall cost, which is why using My Local Toolbox can help you find painters and decorators near you who can give an accurate quote for your project.
If you’ve decided to hire a professional to decorate your home, a painting and decorating price list will help give you an idea of how far your budget will stretch.
In this guide, we cover:
How much does painting and decorating cost?
We spoke to homeowners who used My Local Toolbox to find local painters and decorators and asked how much their painting and decorating quotes were. These are the average painter and decorator prices they told us.
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|Interior painting (preparation of walls, ceiling, and 2 coats)||1 medium-sized room (around 30m2)||£400 – £600||1 – 2 days|
|Interior painting (preparation of walls, ceiling, and 2 coats)||1 large-sized room (around 60m2)||£800 – £1,200||2 – 3 days|
|Interior wallpapering (excludes any painting)||1 medium-sized room||£275 – £350||2 – 3 days|
|Interior wallpapering||1 large-sized room||£400 – £500||3 days|
|Ceiling painting||1 small room (around 15m2)||£270||Half day|
|Ceiling painting||1 large room||£380||1 day|
|Exterior painting||3 bed semi-detached house||£700 – £1,000||4 – 5 days|
|Exterior painting||4 bed detached house||£900 – £1,800||4 to 7 days|