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What would U pay for this (by Roy [AL]) May 11, 2022 9:51 AM
       What would U pay for this (by RB [TN]) May 11, 2022 10:30 AM
       What would U pay for this (by Roy [AL]) May 11, 2022 10:49 AM
       What would U pay for this (by Robert J [CA]) May 11, 2022 10:50 AM
       What would U pay for this (by Ken [NY]) May 11, 2022 10:57 AM
       What would U pay for this (by MikeA [TX]) May 11, 2022 11:05 AM
       What would U pay for this (by Jason [VA]) May 11, 2022 11:24 AM
       What would U pay for this (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) May 11, 2022 12:45 PM
       What would U pay for this (by Roy [AL]) May 11, 2022 12:49 PM
       What would U pay for this (by Roy [AL]) May 11, 2022 1:11 PM
       What would U pay for this (by RB [TN]) May 11, 2022 2:34 PM
       What would U pay for this (by Richard [MI]) May 11, 2022 3:07 PM
       What would U pay for this (by Richard [MI]) May 11, 2022 3:12 PM
       What would U pay for this (by Roy [AL]) May 11, 2022 4:17 PM
       What would U pay for this (by myob [GA]) May 11, 2022 4:42 PM
       What would U pay for this (by Ken [NY]) May 11, 2022 5:55 PM
       What would U pay for this (by Roy [AL]) May 11, 2022 9:04 PM
       What would U pay for this (by Hoosier [IN]) May 11, 2022 9:59 PM
       What would U pay for this (by myob [GA]) May 12, 2022 7:17 AM
       What would U pay for this (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) May 12, 2022 12:02 PM
       What would U pay for this (by MikeA [TX]) May 12, 2022 12:51 PM
       What would U pay for this (by myob [GA]) May 12, 2022 4:38 PM
       What would U pay for this (by don [PA]) May 14, 2022 1:55 PM

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What would U pay for this (by Roy [AL]) Posted on: May 11, 2022 9:51 AM
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I have a major rehab going on with the 4/2 house 1,500.0 sq.ft. house I bought last March. 85 sheets of 4x8 drywall have been hung and are being finished right now. Painting comes next and I am considering firing my regular painter who is just not organized enough to handle a major interior painting job. My regular painter does not have a crew which means he is very slow in getting things done on a timely basis. I did hire him to paint the outside of the house but after 6 weeks, he is still not done.

So, I will need to contact a professional painting company that has a painting crew and can get the inside painting done in hopefully 1 week or less. Every wall, ceiling, doors and trim will need 2 coats of Kilz primer. Then a top coat (repose gray) will be the final coat for the walls and white semi-gloss paint for the trim.

Now if you hire out all of your interior painting, especially with a fully rehabbed flip house, what would you consider is a reasonable price to pay a painting contractor to handle this job? --71.207.xxx.x




What would U pay for this (by RB [TN]) Posted on: May 11, 2022 10:30 AM
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I paid myself and had no complaints.

--24.183.xxx.xxx




What would U pay for this (by Roy [AL]) Posted on: May 11, 2022 10:49 AM
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RB,

Would you paint my house for the same amount you paid yourself? It amazes me how many DIY LL's here are willing to work for min. wage. --71.207.xxx.x




What would U pay for this (by Robert J [CA]) Posted on: May 11, 2022 10:50 AM
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Sometimes I contact the Drywall Workers Union and get professionals that charge per sheet to install -- including taping and 3 coats of Mud, sanded smooth.

Then I get a painter to Prime, then Paint. --47.155.xx.xxx




What would U pay for this (by Ken [NY]) Posted on: May 11, 2022 10:57 AM
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Roy,hiring a legit contractor with employees on the books is going to cost,not to mention they probably dont want to be working on landlord houses,i will guess $3500-$5000 plus the paint.A house like that at most i use 1 coat of drywall primer then 1-2 coats of interior paint but a lot of times we just use 2 coats of interior paint and donr prime the drywall --74.77.xx.xx




What would U pay for this (by MikeA [TX]) Posted on: May 11, 2022 11:05 AM
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It's the right time of year. High school and college kids will be home with nothing to do in the next week or two. There's a facebook group for the neighborhood I live in and several mom's were trying to hire out their kids to earn some spending money.

My wife volunteers at a Christian halfway house for women coming out of incarceration. If I don't paint it myself (I could do that job in 1 day with my sprayer) then we get three or four women and I spend an hour teaching them how to paint and they go at it. I think the last one cost me $600 plus materials for interior walls and trim on a 4 bed house and took them 2 days to complete. The only negative is my wife has to pick them up and stay with them while they are there. --209.205.xxx.xx




What would U pay for this (by Jason [VA]) Posted on: May 11, 2022 11:24 AM
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Depending on the quality of paint it will be a Minimum of $3500. My last 1150 sq foot job was $3350, but I didnít have new Sheetrock to prime. --50.202.xxx.xx




What would U pay for this (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: May 11, 2022 12:45 PM
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Four times the materials for the job plus a little extra since you will have them detail work like trim.

A typical room will take a gal of ceiling paint two gal of primer, a gal of top coat plus about a pint of trim paint. Toss in three roller selves, pans, roller, pan covers and three brushes. Around here you would be looking at $350-400/room.

Since the ceiling is one coat, then two other days for the two coats of primer, a fourth day for the top coat and part of a fifth day for doing trim........you might be able to knock out two rooms on each day, but those two rooms are going to take five days. How many rooms does this place have? It sounds like you are doing it up nicely

--24.101.xxx.xxx




What would U pay for this (by Roy [AL]) Posted on: May 11, 2022 12:49 PM
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Robert J,

My drywall man is charging me $1,000.00 to hang and finish 60 sheets of drywall. That is a done deal. I will have a major prime and paint job coming soon which I am trying to hire out but will have to call some painting contractors for quotes. Just the cost of the primer and paint here will run $1,000.00.

I would like to stipple the new drywall ceiling but that is not in the budget. I am going to have to cut cost somewhere. This rehab is draining my bank account. --71.207.xxx.x




What would U pay for this (by Roy [AL]) Posted on: May 11, 2022 1:11 PM
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Ray,

This house has 2 large rooms which each measure 20x20 feet. One is a master bedroom with bath and the other is a family room where the big screen TV would normally go.

Then you have an 8x21 kitchen, 3 bedrooms which measure about 11 x 11 feet each. A laundry room measure about 10 x 10 ft. Living room is 11 x16 ft. Big house here. I wish now I had never bought it but I am too far in to quit now. --71.207.xxx.x




What would U pay for this (by RB [TN]) Posted on: May 11, 2022 2:34 PM
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Roy,

what calculations did you use to assume I was

paying myself a minimum wage ?

--24.183.xxx.xxx




What would U pay for this (by Richard [MI]) Posted on: May 11, 2022 3:07 PM
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Roy, You're killing yourself here.

1. Have the drywall man prime all the new drywall as part of his job with a one coat drywall sealer/primer.

2. Spray all the rest with kilz/zissner, not the new drywall. 2 coats if really needed.

3. Spray everything Navajo white, walls and ceilings.

4. If you want accent walls, paint ONE WALL in the major rooms only a different color (maybe the gray) by hand -roller and brush.

5. Paint the kitchen and baths one coat of semi-gloss over any primer. Mask off cabinets and countertops.

6. Buy the paint from either Wal-Mart or Sherwin-Williams, maybe from SW in barrels/bulk (ask). Request/demand the contractor's discount (30 percent or more). Don't accept no for an answer.

7.Get and use tarps and cover windows with visqueen plastic (1/2 mil) before starting.You don't need the expensive blue tape because it will be removed in a day or two. Use 2 inch regular masking tape, not any thinner tape.

8. Find a sober person who knows how to run a sprayer. Hire them through Labor-Ready.(Call LR, they have lists of people that they know) You'll pay a bit more through LR, but they handle payroll and all reporting and insurance.

A couple days labor at maybe $15/hour and you're done.

It takes about 10 minutes to paint a room one coat with a good sprayer if you know what you're doing

$250-$300 plus paint.

Just my opinion here - paying high prices to paint C rentals is not effective. Those level prices are for million dollar or more homes.

If you remember, I helped put myself through college painting student apartments for $85 per 2 bedroom apt and averaged 2-4 units per day. (Even today, all these years later, $170-$340 a day is still not bad money).

--24.180.xx.xx




What would U pay for this (by Richard [MI]) Posted on: May 11, 2022 3:12 PM
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Wal mart antique white on their site is $12.84/gallon. (still too much as far as i'm concerned)

Don't but $30-$45 per gallon paint, esp for C units.

--24.180.xx.xx




What would U pay for this (by Roy [AL]) Posted on: May 11, 2022 4:17 PM
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Thanks Richard. --71.207.xxx.x




What would U pay for this (by myob [GA]) Posted on: May 11, 2022 4:42 PM
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KILZ 3 tinted to repose gray. One coat and done. (sprayed) .

let your paint guy run the sprayer you keep the bucket full. # hrs max. including clean up. --99.103.xxx.xxx




What would U pay for this (by Ken [NY]) Posted on: May 11, 2022 5:55 PM
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MYOB, are you saying 1 coat ofkilz 3 tinted to whatever color and you could spray 1 coat over bare sheetrock and be done?That would be fantastic --74.77.xx.xx




What would U pay for this (by Roy [AL]) Posted on: May 11, 2022 9:04 PM
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I guess there just too many DIYers here to answer my original question,...'What would you pay to hire this job out'? But if you never hire anything out, then you can't answer this question. I have spray painted the inside of houses before and there is some serious 'fog' that is created from the spray gun. And everything you don't want paint on is on now painted with fine mist of paint overspray.

--71.207.xxx.x




What would U pay for this (by Hoosier [IN]) Posted on: May 11, 2022 9:59 PM
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Roy,

I do some handyman work (and paint my own units...mostly B units) but the quality of work I do is better than what most C rentals would want...and I won't "work down" in quality.

That said, I usually charge about $.80/sqft (labor only) for painting walls/ceilings...but just giving me the sqft of the house is not enough info...depends on how many interior walls, ceiling height, etc. I'm sure you can calculate overall sqft and do the math yourself. Since you need Kilz put on (extra coats/new drywall/etc), I'd probably add 50% to that price.

I refuse to use cheap paint though...doesn't flow well, doesn't look good, and doesn't have many other characteristics my customers expect such as scuff resistance , mildew resistance, etc.

As for trim, if you want it painted the same color as the walls...I wouldn't charge much more except if I need to mask off the floors.

I also add a $75 setup charge for bringing all my tools/equipment in so on...and a supplies charge for common consumables (tape, paper towels, TSP, etc.) ...for your house probably about $100.

Of course there are always exceptions and nuances to each job, but using those numbers you can probably see at least what I would charge a customer. For example, do you want the bath counters re-caulked after painting? If so, add some money on. Do I need to remove toilet tanks to paint behind them? Any vaulted ceilings? Lots of those types of things will affect pricing.

Hope you can find a process you like.

--99.92.xxx.xxx




What would U pay for this (by myob [GA]) Posted on: May 12, 2022 7:17 AM
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ROY are u 10?

To answer with a none answer-- I've never hired out to painters. I'm a hands on AKA now supervisor type. I don't like getting ripped by any trade group-- PERIOD.

And yes Roy there is spray fog!!!!! That's why you tape off and cover everything you don't want painted EVEN your lungs.

Always wear a spray respirator.

ROY answers here are just NOT for Roy-- ya know?

Ken here's how I use and do kilz. Fact ceiling don't get done on every turn over-- correct-- they don't. so I don't need to be concerned about touching up in-between tenants on the ceiling. So my ceiling are right out of the Kilz 3 bucket. WHITE is WHITE and it's gorgeous when new.

When i use Kilz3 on walls with tint (antique coloring) the man gets the 5 gallons of kilz and then goes to gets a yellow-- 1 gal (per 5 gal of kilz) of Behar. I make note of what he's adding. (for next batch or if i need to repaint same color. I can't tell you how well kilz covers-- its amazing. To mention it takes a while for kilaz to dry FYI.

--99.103.xxx.xxx




What would U pay for this (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Posted on: May 12, 2022 12:02 PM
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I had been paying about $1600, but the last time I had a painter was several years ago, and it seems the cost pf everything has doubled, so I wouldn't be surprised if it costs you over $3,000.

If you can get anyone to work. I just contacted my painter and learned she closed down her painting company and is no longer available. --76.178.xxx.xxx




What would U pay for this (by MikeA [TX]) Posted on: May 12, 2022 12:51 PM
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"I guess there just too many DIYers here to answer my original question,...'What would you pay to hire this job out'? But if you never hire anything out, then you can't answer this question"

That's an interesting response for someone who is honestly asking for help, particularly when I saw at least half a dozen people who gave you a number and quite a few others give helpful advice all without any compensation. All that's coming to mind right now is the movie Grumpy old men. --209.205.xxx.xx




What would U pay for this (by myob [GA]) Posted on: May 12, 2022 4:38 PM
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Mike TX-- oh so good --99.103.xxx.xxx




What would U pay for this (by don [PA]) Posted on: May 14, 2022 1:55 PM
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You don't need KILZ over new drywall. PVA drywall primer is much cheaper. --73.141.xxx.xxx



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