Payment for painting
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Payment for painting (by Tim [OH]) Oct 24, 2010 7:30 AM
       Payment for painting (by Jason PA [PA]) Oct 24, 2010 8:59 AM
       Payment for painting (by SR [CA]) Oct 24, 2010 10:51 AM
       Payment for painting (by in [IN]) Oct 24, 2010 10:51 AM
       Payment for painting (by Nate [IL]) Oct 24, 2010 11:02 AM
       Payment for painting (by Reid [KS]) Oct 24, 2010 1:14 PM
       Payment for painting (by LL [AZ]) Oct 24, 2010 2:23 PM
       Payment for painting (by Hoodster [MO]) Oct 24, 2010 5:13 PM
       Payment for painting (by in [IN]) Oct 24, 2010 8:52 PM
       Payment for painting (by billy [MA]) Oct 25, 2010 7:47 AM


Payment for painting (by Tim [OH]) Posted on: Oct 24, 2010 7:30 AM
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I got my first rental property. A friend's friend painted the property for me.

Property size: 1000 sq feet condo

2 Bed, 2 Bath, leaving room, kitchen, 3 closets. All walls in Tan color and All baseboards and doors in white color.

She did a good job. She wants me to pay her whatever I think is appropriate.

What should I pay her? I determinately don't want to short change her but don't want to over pay either. Property is in rural area in town of 4000 people.

what would you guys pay for painting 2 bed, 2 bath condo.

--69.245.xxx.xx




Payment for painting (by Jason PA [PA]) Posted on: Oct 24, 2010 8:59 AM
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All paint jobs are not created equal. Some are a quick roll coat with no cutting in, others are 3 coats with much spackling, sanding, caulking.

Some paint is $6 a gallon at walmart, others in $30 a gallon.

Too vague.. --98.111.xxx.xxx




Payment for painting (by SR [CA]) Posted on: Oct 24, 2010 10:51 AM
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Did she do the ceilings too? --70.161.xxx.xx




Payment for painting (by in [IN]) Posted on: Oct 24, 2010 10:51 AM
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leaving room, kitchen

Was that living room

$300.00 at $15 an hour that's 20 hours labor, doubt it took that long for a cash side job. --69.245.xxx.xx




Payment for painting (by Nate [IL]) Posted on: Oct 24, 2010 11:02 AM
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I just got a 2 bedrooms, living room, dining room, kitchen, and bathroom done, got 3 estimates and went with the lowest one ($100 per room)I hope that answered your question. --4.159.xxx.xx




Payment for painting (by Reid [KS]) Posted on: Oct 24, 2010 1:14 PM
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In august I paid $400 for a similar paint job . --99.151.xx.xx




Payment for painting (by LL [AZ]) Posted on: Oct 24, 2010 2:23 PM
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If she did a good job I would ask her how much she feels is "fair" and pay her that.

And in the future I would either arrange an hourly rate in advance, or get in writing a formal bid/contract stating all terms and prices.

I very rarely hire friends, or firends of friends. It's a good way to lose a friend.

My AZ and NV properties I pay casual labor $8-$9 an hour - and I usually get what I pay for. My partner and I do 95% of our painting. I hire labor to do sanding and clean up.

LOL - at the other end of the scale - my next door neighbor at our beach house in So Cal just paid $15,000 to have the outside of his house painted! It took them 3 MONTHS! Now I know why.

My own house is about the same size - 3,600 sq ft. Last time I painted it, it took 3 days for the stucco (about one per side - we work slow - but I have a power roller), and about a week to sand and prep the wood trim on the front wall, 2nd story eves, etc. I think my paint cost was around $500.

So let's see, it took me 110 hours - I made $136 an hour. I'll work for that. LOL --76.87.xx.xx




Payment for painting (by Hoodster [MO]) Posted on: Oct 24, 2010 5:13 PM
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DOn't ever put yourself into an open ended payment agreement. You can lose a bunch of money or a friend. If the wrong person sets you up like this, you'll really get dinged. --67.53.xx.xxx




Payment for painting (by in [IN]) Posted on: Oct 24, 2010 8:52 PM
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Call a painter ask him how much to re paint it, and correct the mistakes.

He will give you a price, and show you the mistakes. --69.245.xxx.xx




Payment for painting (by billy [MA]) Posted on: Oct 25, 2010 7:47 AM
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depends on how much prep work was needed.100 or 200 a rm labor seems ok for pro painter.ceilings too?i like to use a pro painter.5 yrs experience .good rep. --173.14.xxx.xxx





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