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Mick O

Kingsgrove NSW

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"on time fuuny guy gets the job done"

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Darren P

Alexandra Hills QLD

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"Awesome job!! Thank you"

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Thomas T

Carlton NSW

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"Excellent Airtasker. Thomas is prompt, efficient and knows what he is doing. Highly recommended."

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Geoffrey S

Carindale QLD

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"Geoff came to my rescue with less than 24hours notice when another tradie cancelled last minute. Communication excellent. Free advice. Punctual. Gre..."

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Mario J

Melbourne City CBD VIC

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"Mario didn’t our job the same day and cleaned up! "

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Matt G

Northgate QLD

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"Great job. Very tidy. Fast work and good communication."

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Jamie N

Oakleigh VIC

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"Great guy. Neat painting "

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"Fantastic work, efficient, prompt and organised. Really happy with the work. Highly recommend to anyone who has a job they need to get done! Thank yo..."

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Recent Painting reviews

"Erfan is a very professional hard working and reliable painter It made our task so easy. Great Customer service Highly recommended 10 stars "

Handyperson needed

$300

"On time, professional, friendly and well presented. The work is completed to a high standard. I highly recommend MJ."

Complete Painting house exterior

$900

"Cameron did a great job of painting my entire unit. Paid close attention to detail and was on time. Very happy with the result. "

Small One bedroom unit Painted

$400

"Great fella. Loves to think about jobs he does and always has good communication through out."

Motorbike fairing spray painting

$320

"Double thumbs up !"

Painting Preparations

$225

"Prompt communication, timely, did a great job. Would highly recommend."

Paint second story facade of house

$280

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Why book a local painter through Airtasker?

Paint plays a much more important part in our lives than many people realise. Whether it’s in your home, office or shop, the difference between a room that’s been freshly painted and one that has peeling paint on the wall can dramatically affect your mood and wellbeing.

Painters can transform a space in less than a day, and without huge expenses. Whether you want the exterior of your building painted, a room given a new lease of life or you just want a bit of help with paint stripping and other prep work, there are professionals on Airtasker who can help. We even have a section for graffiti artists and mural painters in case you want something a bit different!

Our system lets you find painters to fill your needs, no matter how big the job. Once you’ve posted your task, we’ll share it with the best painters in your area who can apply for the work. You can then review their profiles, check ratings on their previous jobs and get in touch with them to see if they’re a good fit.

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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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Paint our ceiling!

$500

St Peters, New South Wales, Australia

17th Nov 2019

We need our wood slat ceiling repainted. It's all white but dingy, some little holes in wood need filling up before painting too. We attempted to paint it ourselves and failed. Probably one coat will do it, done well. One large room, about 50 m square. Would need you to supply drop cloths and cover all furnishings and floor. We have ladders and will purchase paint as per your suggestion upon inspection.

White picket wooden gate

$100

Prahran VIC, Australia

17th Nov 2019

Needing a white picket wooden gate to match our fence. Painting not required just the build itself. Would like latch fitted too. Picture attached.

Painter needed for window frames

$100

Footscray VIC, Australia

17th Nov 2019

I have north and west facing window frames around my single level unit that are badly in need of paint and restoration. There will probably be calking required to fill gaps and fix drafts. Seeking someone with experience to view and quote. Possibly further jobs pending.

Patch and Paint

$100

Hamilton QLD, Australia

14th Nov 2019

I require patching and painting of a few walls at home in HAMILTON. The patching is for 2-3 screw holes (putty will do) and painting is for a total 1 Sqm area spread across the house. We have the paint.

Excellent work

Plaster my wall

$70

Burwood VIC 3125, Australia

14th Nov 2019

I need to get a hole plastered no paint.

👍🏻 good job

Few odd jobs around the house

$350

Bondi Beach NSW 2026, Australia

13th Nov 2019

Have a travertine tiled balcony that needs a bit of a scrub to look new A roller blind that needs a new cord to wind up A window that needs a spruce up from mould and water damage / paint Few areas around the apartment that needs a paint / white Pine wood to cover some water damage / temp fix and paint

Excellent worker. Went above and beyond! Will use again and again if Paul is available!

Patching and painting ( No materials\paintng suppl

$150

Beecroft NSW, Australia

13th Nov 2019

Scratch marks on doors and skirting to be painted, two patches need to be filled and painted. ( No materials\paintng supplied Painting: 1. Bathroom has a chip in the paint on the back of the door 2. Master bedroom has 2 minor chips in paint on wall to right of the ensuite 3. Front door has three scratches that needs to be painted 4. Living room has a chip on skirting 5. Two Minor gyprock patches

Freddy is on time and professional. Amazing service Keep up the good work Freddy. I will definitely hire him for future tasks and recommend him for any handyman work.

House painting quite needed

$20

Elwood VIC, Australia

17th Nov 2019

I am looking for a 2 quotes for a painting job for my house. 1. All ceilings, architraves, skirting boards and door frames 5 bedroom home 2. Walls only for the same house We can supply the paint, but you will need to bring your full professional service and attention to detail. I am happy to help out with any of the two roles as well if that may help. Happy to discuss any of the above and for you to attend my home to view the job

Spray 4 x mdf cupboard doors

$300

Coburg, Victoria, Australia

17th Nov 2019

Doors are 1500 x 2050 each approx. Need then sprayed oil based Satin white finish Two coats colour One coat undercoat

Handyman/Painting - Decking timber

$200

Maroubra, New South Wales, Australia

15th Nov 2019

New timber- not installed. Light Sand, 1 x coat 4 sides primer and 1 x coat on 3 sides paint timber. All materials supplied including sand paper, rollers, primer and paint.

Easy going, easy communication and job done well. Care taken to be tidy, would recommend

Painting internal of house this Saturday

$280

Essendon VIC, Australia

14th Nov 2019

We require someone to help paint the internal walls of the house this Saturday. We have got the paint, brushes, rollers and need someone for 7 hours. Experienced painter essential. May require longer and will pay hourly rate $40 per hour

Deepak did an awesome job. Highly recommended!

Paint some new cornice

$180

Wynnum West QLD, Australia

13th Nov 2019

An Airtasker cancelled on me today an hour before he was due to arrive... now this is VERY Short notice. Not my plan. We’ve done a kitchen Makeover and needed a little bit of Cornice replaced and we need it sealed and painted. We have guest arriving on Saturday 16th so need it done and dry before that.

Geoff came to my rescue with less than 24hours notice when another tradie cancelled last minute. Communication excellent. Free advice. Punctual. Great workmanship. Job done. Took his used paint brushes with him to clean elsewhere. Definitely would recommend

Paint Help

$200

Modbury SA, Australia

13th Nov 2019

Attempted to paint rental wall after some paint peeling due to adhesives. However didn’t quite work and need someone with experience to touch it up. See pic. There is more than one wall that needs fixing. URGENT. Make an offer please.

Saved our bond! Thanks Ahmad :)

Fix paint damage on wall

$25

Labrador QLD, Australia

17th Nov 2019

Small 50 cent piece of paint has peeled off the wall. Looking for someone to repair.

I need face painting

$150

Melbourne VIC, Australia

17th Nov 2019

Kids face painting for two hours

Caulking two 3m brick expansion joints and window

$120

Richmond VIC, Australia

17th Nov 2019

I need two brick expansion joints caulked with a grey sikaflex (or similar). Not sure if the gaps will need some foam filler too. Then the left side of a window caulked as pictured. You will need a ladder that can reach this height (it’s a small two storey townhouse) and to provide all materials and equipment for the job.

Patching wall

$75

Bondi Junction NSW, Australia

15th Nov 2019

12 Cm , the wall has turned yellow need a re patching

Very professional, I highly recommend Pawan

Painting help needed to paint what I can’t reach

$200

St Kilda East VIC, Australia

14th Nov 2019

Hi I’m painting my outside deck area and need some assistance painting the out of reach parts - paint supplied you’ll need drop sheets and tools to finish off. Brick work and timber on top of house...

Ethan offered such a reliable and great painting service and went the extra mile to get outside ready for my sons birthday party. Highly recommend!

Sanding and painting window frames plus more!

$350

Darling Point NSW, Australia

13th Nov 2019

My husband is here renovating our apartment in Darling Point. We have a number of jobs that need doing alongside him (he is a builder but only with two hands!)

Arrived at short notice, worked solidly through the day. Thank you Frank!

I need a painter

$200

Southbank VIC, Australia

13th Nov 2019

HOPING TO GET THE JOB DONE THIS WEEKEND AS IT IS AN OFFICE AND PEOPLE WILL NEED TO WALK ON THE FLOORS TO ACCESS THE BATHROOM. We’ve just moved into a new office and need the: - kitchen floor painted in a polished concrete colour - a door frame painted - a large metal beam See attached photos for more information We can provide the paint but would prefer you to. I need this done this weekend

Armando and his team did a great job. I assigned them the task at very late notice. They gave me a good price and were able to complete the job quickly and did a great job!

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