Whether you have moved into a new house or considering updating the colour of your existing house exterior, you might be wondering what the cost of painting a house, NZ - Auckland homes is?
Exterior Painting Cost Factors - Auckland Homes
When determining the cost of painting a house, NZ - Auckland homes, you’ll want to include the cost of materials such as paint, supplies, and other items you might want to cover with paint in addition to the siding. If you know how much these elements cost, you’ll have a good general idea on how much you can allocate to your Auckland home renovation budget. Here are some things to keep in mind while you’re talking to the professional painters in NZ:
1. The cost of paint
Here at Superior Painters, we care about our needs, providing you quality workmanship, and reliable service. That is why we always recommend using the highest quality exterior home paint you can afford. Not only will it look the best, but it will also be beneficial in the long term and save you more money by offering longevity and durability.
Better coverage also means fewer applications of coats, hence fewer hours for your painter which can significantly decrease the cost of painting a house, NZ - Auckland homes. It’s also important that your paint offers better durability since you won’t have to spend money to repaint your exterior in just a couple of years.
So how do you know how much paint you’re paying for? Here’s some helpful math:
A 2,100 square-foot home will take about 12 gallons of paint (high-quality paint covers about 350 square feet in two coats). Always double the number you’ll need because it takes two layers of the coat to finish the home exterior painting project.
2. Painting additional features
It is highly recommended to consider any other additional features you’d like to have painted. Those features might include doors, trips, porches and window sashes. Check the cost of painting these items with your professional painters before signing on a contract.
3. Prepping your home for paint
Proper home exterior preparation makes all the difference in creating a beautiful and lasting finish. Depending on the project’s scope, the total amount of prep needed might affect the cost of painting a house, NZ - Auckland homes. Sure, delegating the prep work to your painters might add to the total time and cost, but it’s worth doing the job right the first time. Allocating proper resources to prepping your house for paint will turn out beneficial in the long run as you won’t spend more money on maintenance and repairs.
Here are some steps that your professional painter will take to ensure smooth paint application:
- Power washing your Auckland home exterior to get rid of any dust or
- Repairing any loose or broken fascia, trims and siding
- Removing old and chipped paint to prepare the surface for paint
- Filling the holes and dents to ensure a smooth surface area
- Applying the first coat of paint!
We hope that you found this article helpful! Feel free to contact us for a personal and accurate quote!
Get In Touch, Free Color Consultation. Are you looking get an estimate for your painting needs? Need help choosing your paint colours or putting together a complete exterior or interior look for your property? Then request a visit from a Superior Painter Colour Consultant.
During the color consultation, you’ll receive:
- Professional advice on color selection and design for your home
- Free on-site project appraisal based on your needs
- Plan of action/ proposal for your project
- And get all your questions answered with no obligations