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Nathan R

Frankston VIC

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"Thank you so much Nathan! So helpful, quick and professional. "

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ali J

Wyndham Vale VIC

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"Can work with Ali J with confidence. Knowns his trade, did a great job for my fence painting. Works in a fast and efficient manner. Thanks! "

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Darren N

St Kilda VIC

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"Darren is great! Very thorough & reassuring. Knows his stuff & is revisiting to follow up. Highly recommend!"

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Mario J

Melbourne City CBD VIC

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"Mario did an excellent job and gave great recommendation on the stain to use. Really impressed with the result ."

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Mario G

Melbourne City CBD VIC

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"Fast, efficient and friendly service. Would use again. Thanks Mario"

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Marinko B

Coolangatta QLD

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"Great job. Very professional. Standard if very high quality... could not be happier. Thanks Marinko"

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Jaanek V

Petersham NSW

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"Amazing! Super friendly and he also painted a few other spots to really make the place feel nice. Fantastic!"

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"Prompt and on time very happy "

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Recent Painting reviews

"Scott did assigned job in time and on budget. Thanks"

Exterior painting of a multiple story unit

$1,500

"Very good job and great people to work with "

Reposting task- paint bedrooms

$300

"Great result with sanding back the table and re oiling 5 star recommendation "

Sand and reoil table

$100

"Thank you Sajid for your help! You have done an amazing job! Looking forward to working with you again. Highly recommended, professional, friendly, and has good advice! 10/10 "

Sand walls only

$200

"Ric done an amazing job. He was 100% trustworthy as he was in my place alone and looked after my dog whilst he did the works I needed carried out. He did a great job with what I had asked him to do, tiling, patching and painting. Highly recommended & will use him again in the future. Thank you again! "

Handy man required

$250

"Great job well done. Highly recommend him to anyone."

Fix a hole in a wall

$150

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Top Painting related questions

What does a painter do?

Professional painters apply paint to surfaces, like furniture, internal walls, external walls and features, and fixtures. Most painters will paint using one flat colour, although some create a murals or graffiti art.

How often do interior and exterior surfaces need repainting?

Exteriors need to be repainted every 5-10 years. Harsh weather/climate, or low quality materials could mean you need to paint more regularly. You’ll need to repaint walls and ceilings inside more frequently - as often as 2-4 years, especially in high-traffic areas.

Why should I hire a professional painter vs doing it myself?

You might be tempted to DIY your painting but unless you’re experienced, this can make your project take a lot longer, cost more (due to purchasing new equipment), and lead to a less professional result. Professional painters come with the tools, skills, and experience to get your painting done quickly and professionally.

Will I need to supply paint and equipment to my painter, or will they bring their own?

Many professional painters have access to trade discounts, plus they know the best brands and equipment, so it can be worth ordering your paint supplies through them. However, if you already have paint and supplies on hand, you can let your painter know.

How long does it take to paint a room?

Minor painting projects may take an hour, while whole-house paint jobs can take a week or more. An average 12m2 room would take a professional painter around 4 hours to complete, including preparation, cleaning, taping, and several coats of paint.

How much does professional painting cost?

The cost of exterior house painting normally ranges from $800-$6000. However, interior painting ranges between $150-$500 per task when you hire your painter through Airtasker. The exact price will depend on the condition of the surface, size, access to the area, the number of coats needed, and how long the job is likely to take.

What does a painting service include?

Usually, painting services will include the full process from setup and preparation to painting and final clean up. Some common painting services include: Interior wall painting Painting your interior walls will give your space a fresh new look, help reduce cooking smells, control mould, and remove fingerprints and marks. A professional painter will choose paints to suit the style and function of your office, house, bedroom, apartment, or bathroom. Preparation starts with removing or covering furniture and putting down drop sheets, along with washing any wall surfaces. Your painter will repair any surface holes then sand rough areas and prime if needed. To paint walls and ceilings, your painter will start by cutting in with a small brush, before covering the remaining surfaces with a roller brush. They may apply 2-3 coats to create a smooth, even surface. Finally, your painter will clean up by washing out the brushes and rollers, folding up drop any cloths, and removing the tape from windows and outlets. Exterior painting It’s important to maintain paintwork for your home’s exterior, not only for your home’s value and first impressions, but because it’s constantly exposed to the elements. You’ll need to repaint weatherboards every few years, plus fences, gutters, window-sills, and doorways every 5-10 years to maintain a fresh look. When you hire an exterior painter, they’ll usually sand back and prep the area, taking off any cracked or peeling paint, and then prime and paint the surfaces. They’ll choose a paint designed for your climate and structure to ensure it lasts. Once they’re finished, your painter will inspect for any missed spots and check the edges are all neat. Graffiti and murals Your business, nursery, or feature wall will stand out from the crowd with a graffiti mural, or larger-than-life artwork. If you have a design ready to go, your painter can enlarge this onto your walls, or design a custom piece for your home or office. Your painter will prepare the surface by cleaning it carefully, putting down drop sheets, and painting a base colour if needed. Then they’ll get to work on your artwork, using a ladder to reach each part of the painting. They’ll likely reference an existing drawing or photo throughout the process to ensure they have every detail right. Once they’re finished, they’ll pack up their equipment, wash out any brushes used, and remove the drop sheet. Some artwork may be finished in just a few hours, while larger, highly detailed pieces may take weeks. Paint stripping Many painters are experiences in paint removal, too. Since paint stripping is generally a messy and time-consuming job, it’s a good idea to outsource it to a professional. Some common reasons for paint stripping include new colour for your interior doors, removing wood stain from kitchen cabinets so you can update the colour, or stripping cracked paint from a surface so it’s ready for repainting. Your professional painter can also help with graffiti removal and repainting, as well. Depending on the surface, they’ll use a mixture of scraping tools, sandpaper, and chemicals to remove as much paint as is needed, ensuring proper safety and ventilation throughout.

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Recent Painting tasks

I need lifestyle servicesto paint an empty room

$100

Molendinar QLD, Australia

14th Dec 2019

Have cleaned a room since daughter just moved out and would like a price to paint the room please

Oil deck - one top coat no prep

$220

Queenscliff NSW, Australia

14th Dec 2019

Hi Taskers. This is a job for a single re-coat of a recently prepped and oiled deck (see pic). The deck will be cleaned by a gernie, dry, and ready to go when you arrive. The area in total is approx 60sqm.

1 more coat of paint on cubby

$50

Wattle Glen VIC 3096, Australia

14th Dec 2019

Top of cubby need 1 more coat of paint need done asap.

Need handy man for 5 hours

$220

Edensor Park NSW, Australia

12th Dec 2019

Require handyman for 5 hours to do various jobs...Paint outdoor patio ceiling (need to bring paint brushes, roller etc) I will provide paint. Although may need to go to Bunnings to get paint. Will provide cash to go an purchase. Paint backyard concrete wall. Wash down patio tiles. Approx 5 hours of labour. 2pm-7pm. Thanks

Thanks Becky for all your help, much appreciated :) Would highly recommend :)

Paint small toilet area

$120

Ashgrove, Queensland, Australia

12th Dec 2019

Hi, Have small toilet room that I would like painted. Paint and brush provided . If anyone can do tmz that would be great

Amazing very happy.

Need a painter for a day

$200

Thornbury VIC, Australia

11th Dec 2019

Need a qualified painter for a day

Kelly is a very hard worker will definitely be using her again Thanks

Floor and Wall painting

$650

Collingwood VIC 3066, Australia

11th Dec 2019

We need someone to paint our studio space a flat colour. This would be across the floor and up and adjoining wall to a height of approx 2.4m. Preferable for paint to be included in total cost, surface area is approx 45m2, own tools are needed.

Quick and easy job sorted out with no fuss.

Paint walls of living and kitchen

$350

Miami QLD, Australia

14th Dec 2019

We are looking for an experienced painter to help us finish painting the walls of our extension. Living room wall 2.7m x 7m Area around kitchen fridge cupboards Bulk head in kitchen Few extra areas in kitchen Half a gable area Max one days work Must be an experienced painter All paint and brushes provided

Fill wall cracks inside a few outside

$50

Varsity Lakes QLD, Australia

14th Dec 2019

Filling cracks around the inside of the house and and i saw a 1-3 on the outside too

Fix a few paint chips

$150

Darlinghurst NSW, Australia

13th Dec 2019

There is a strain also we want to try and get out but not sure if possible

Really great-quick and easy

Decking clean and oil

$250

Balmoral, Queensland, Australia

12th Dec 2019

Outside deck - needs a clean and oil reapplied. Furniture to also be moved to the side. Around 25 metres squared. Will need oil supplied. Thanks

Great work. The deck looks awesome. Very prompt and reliable service. Thanks Nick

Remove hooks from wall, plaster and paint

$100

Leichhardt NSW, Australia

12th Dec 2019

We have 3 hooks in a wall that need to be removed, repaired and painted over. Some paint chipped in two other areas that could probably just use paint.

She was absolutely lovely and her work was perfect. She went above and beyond doing extra work that wasn’t in the job description and was very happy to do so. I would definitely recommend Nataly and would use her for more work in the future 👍

Outdoor fence painting

$300

Blackburn South VIC, Australia

11th Dec 2019

I need all 3 sides of my fence painted. Specifics- 1. 106m x 1.8m high timber pailing fence - needs 1 coat 2. 61m x 0.6m high timber woven lattice fence extension needs 2 coats - CRITICAL - this needs to be done in a way that no paint goes through the Gaps onto the neighbors side. See pics of my current fence. There is access to all 3 sides with very little obstruction from trees etc. I can provide the paint from bunnings. Looking at charcoal color.

Can work with Ali J with confidence. Knowns his trade, did a great job for my fence painting. Works in a fast and efficient manner. Thanks!

Clean house ready for sale

$400

Malvern East VIC, Australia

14th Dec 2019

BYO equipment. 2br, bathrm, lounge, dining, kitchen, sunroom, store room, laundry & toilet. Walls, floor & ceilings.

Deck sanding

$200

Georgetown NSW, Australia

14th Dec 2019

I have a 5 x 3 metre deck that required sanding. The screws have been removed and each length of decking needs to be sanded individually with an orbital sander. You can see from pics that the first few rows have been sanded and I need the remainder sanded the same

Sand a small deck - Merbau

$250

Caroline Springs VIC 3023, Australia

14th Dec 2019

Need small deck sanded/ stripped of all product back to bare wood. About 10 years old and mix of water and oil based product over the years. 3.4m x 3m Put in today's date to finish, but most days between 21st December and 1st Januuary suit.

Putty and paint holes in walls and front door

$120

Gordon Park QLD, Australia

12th Dec 2019

We have a dog that has scratched our front door and places on the walls which need sanding back putty in some cases and re painting. We have all the paint here. Images attached

Thanks Hunter. Prompt and efficient very lovely to deal with

Puddy tiny dents and paint job

$50

Everton Park QLD, Australia

12th Dec 2019

Hi! We recently moved out of our apartment in Everton Park and our real estate agent is being difficult (we’ve all been there) and wants these tiny dents filled and painted over. Needs to be done by Monday 😌 Warning (they’re tiny so may be hard to see in the photos)

Went above and beyond! Awesome result and awesome guy! Wish I could give 10 stars :)

Plastered and painter needed

$100

Dakabin QLD, Australia

11th Dec 2019

Hi everyone, I’m requiring a plasterer and painter to fix a hand sized hole in my kitchen wall. Needing it to be completely fixed and painted by this Tuesday the 17th December for a house inspection

Very professional and excellent service provided! Thank you

Handyperson needed

$50

Cranbourne VIC, Australia

11th Dec 2019

Hey there, my name is Mish. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in Cranbourne VIC, Australia. What do you need done? Remove picture hooks, patch & paint What is the type of property? Apartment Which areas of the property need work? Walls in various rooms What would you like the handyperson to work on? Remove hooks, patch holes & paint.

Thanks for your quick and efficient job today, much appreciated.

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