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Simon S

Mascot NSW

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"Simon was super easy to deal with, came to complete at short notice and did a great job. Highly recommend and would engage again. Thanks Simon! "

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Balmoral QLD

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"On time, friendly, efficient. And very clean. Will use again. Thanks."

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Murtaza M

Cranbourne VIC

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"Murtaza’s work is top of the class. Any feedback politely replied and actioned straight away. Ease of communication. Thank you Murtaza"

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Frank(erfan) R

Eastwood NSW

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"I asked to patch some walls and dismantle a wardrobe, when he finished the walls were like new, even though I bought the wrong paint he was able to ad..."

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Keith W

Kelmscott WA

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"Great work mate.. Hopefully the next heavy downpour will not overflow again.. Thanks for ur service "

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"Professional and friendly. Happy to offer advice. Would use Corey again "

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"Daniel was fantastic. He was diligent, organised and efficient. He is friendly to deal with and gives you honest answers. He saved me the cost of buyi..."

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Darren N

St Kilda VIC

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"Darren was fantastic, a true professional. Showed up prior to me arriving which was great as I didn’t have to wait. He talked me through what neede..."

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Recent Painting reviews

"I was but worried when agent mentioned “If the work is not done properly, we will charge you again”. So I was looking for a person who is master in what he do. There come Darren, the Man with expertise. Yes I was bit waiting to accept the offer from him, as I was waiting for the keys from Agent. I was repeatedly following up with him and he was initially down with his offer. But finally we both agreed and he accepted the job and came to the property in advance as per his commitment. About the work: He did the work with his experience and for him it’s a easy job, as he is king in what he do. Last but not least, he spoke to my agent and gave them the right words that their quote was way high. Expecting Agent not to make any issue, There won’t be as the job is done well. Thanks Darren for your time and effort !!"

Need to Sand it and paint it with matching paint

$100

"Absolutely exceptional work. Very thorough couldn't recommend more. "

Patch a rendered wall

$100

"Awesome job!"

Fix 2 plasterboard (see photos)and repaint 4 walls

$250

"Ben plastered the roof and wall of our study shed. He also fixed up the existing walls (mdf) ready for painting and insulated the ceiling. He is very talented, punctual, polite and easy to communicate with. Highly recommended!! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️"

Plaserboard & paint walls & ceiling of small shed

$900

"Rico completed a difficult paint job for me over the Easter weekend. He put in a lot of effort to ensure I was happy with the job. He made multiple visits to ensure that the plaster and paints jobs had properly dried. I recommend Rico."

Paint bathroom ceiling

$100

"Linh does excellent work and was a pleasure to communicate with. Highly recommended. "

Deck sanding and coating approx. 10sqm

$350

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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.

Do I need a specialist licence for painting services?

For certain types of tasks, you may need to enquire as to what specialist licenses may be required to undertake your task as this can vary. Please make sure that you confirm that a Tasker has the relevant painting service licence and insurance before accepting an offer.

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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 experienced 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.

Recent Painting tasks

Fix holes in walls

$100

Ryde, New South Wales, Australia

13th May 2021

I need 3 holes patched in and painted over in my apartment. Can be done anytime prior May 24th.

Painting - Queenslander vijay walls

$200

Burpengary East QLD, Australia

13th May 2021

Hi, I am looking for someone to paint 1 x bedroom roof. Approximately 3m high ceiling with Vijay wood. Paint can be supplied. Thank you

Clean / Paint a Door + small square above door

$100

Caloundra QLD, Australia

13th May 2021

We are wanting to get the door to the upstairs level of 66 Bulcock Street, Caloundra, cleaned and then painted. Its currently got paper stuck all over it so will need to be cleaned / sanded and then re-painted black. There is also a small square above the door we'd like to get painted pink. Images can be sent and the job will not be for a week or so until we get the marketing funds transferred into our account.

Pressure wash outdoor lounge frame + 2 chairs

$40

Petersham NSW, Australia

10th May 2021

It's become marked from being outdoors. Would like it pressure washed before I treat it

Thanks Jack. Quick, easy, proficient and professional

Paint 1 x feature wall

$600

Freshwater NSW, Australia

10th May 2021

Need someone to paint 1 x feature wall approx 10 mt long. I have the paint, you will need to unscrew some shelves off the wall first. I have the paint you will need to bring drop sheets and paint rollers.

Tim has not only been an absolute delight to work with, he has not only gone over and above the task by moving furniture and shelving around for me, he has also done an incredible painting job. It looks beautiful. I can not recommend him enough.

Sand, fill & paint

$75

Yamba NSW, Australia

9th May 2021

I have a small section of skirting board I need sanded, filled and painted. Approx 2 metres in length. Paint provided.

Friendly and efficient

Repaint / Retouch ceiling

$150

Bankstown NSW, Australia

9th May 2021

I need an experienced painter to retouch/ repaint a part of the ceiling that has a dark tinge to it. Unfortunately the wrong paint was applied and an attempt to repaint was done but it appears to dark. Need this fixed ASAP.

Great work. Very professional

Painting Required

$100

Kellyville NSW, Australia

13th May 2021

Looking for someone to paint the the dark blue area outside the front of our home. Small area. You will need your own brush/roller/ladder etc. Paint will be supplied. Preferably done ASAP. Thanks

Shop front painted

$500

Sunbury VIC, Australia

13th May 2021

Need shop front painted need done today

Spray paint ceilings

$100

Coburg VIC, Australia

11th May 2021

Spray paint just ceilings tomorrow

Great work,on time,very professional,I will hire him again. Thanks mate👍

Paint exterior up high

$100

Prospect SA 5082, Australia

10th May 2021

Front gable on exterior needs painting and is roughly 4m high. Requires 3x coats before Wednesday, light can be provided for nighttime if necessary

Excellent job and attention to detail, would 100% recommend

Painter for tomorrow morning

$320

Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia

10th May 2021

Need a painter for 7 hours tomorrow tuesday. All tools and material provided.

Good work thank you for your help

Patching hole in bathroom ceiling.

$400

Kirrawee NSW 2232, Australia

9th May 2021

Need patching done in a ceiling bathroom. Double Gyrock ceiling need the hole covered up. I can do the painting and sanding just need a professional person to do the gyrock side of works. I have all the materials on site (I hope) Need it done today please.

Fantastic service by JIN was on time very professional and great workmanship.

Hallway and timber doors painted.

$550

Dudley NSW 2290, Australia

13th May 2021

Hallway including three timber doors, timber skirting, cornices and ceiling. Total length 3.6 mtrs with 3 metres high plus over door 1 mtr x 1mtr. Two coats. Paint supplied.

Painting, patching...plastering, removing old tile

$25

Craigieburn VIC, Australia

13th May 2021

Looking for the bits and pieces jobs, painting, plastering and flooring.Budget not sure, you can give me quote after visiting.

Paint 2 doors.

$100

Avondale Heights VIC, Australia

13th May 2021

I need 2 door painted. 1 X interior door in full white. 1 X Exterior door in white inside and grey outside. In Avondale Heights. Needs to be done ASAP.

Clean stain in toilet bowl

$100

Rose Bay NSW 2029, Australia

11th May 2021

At both of my toilet bowl there is a built up stain. I would like stain remove and for it to be white.

On time, friendly and did a great job !

Plaster and repaint a crack in balcony roof

$250

Brighton East VIC 3187, Australia

10th May 2021

I have a small crack on the plaster of my balcony at my apartment in port Melbourne. I’m looking for someone to plaster then pain the area (whole ceiling) about 3 metres x 4 metres. Must be super fast and reliable. I will provide the paint and plaster. Job to be done around midday Wednesday.

Amazing fast service.

Painting a wall

$150

Elwood VIC, Australia

10th May 2021

Hello! Looking for a painter who can paint a section “feature wall” peach. We have the colour paint. You would need the rest of equipment to get the job done. Eg dropsheet, tape, roller, paint brushes. Location is in Moorabbin Painting is 3 sides of the walls from bottom to black line.

Benny is brillInt! Did an amazing job painting our feature wall. Will be rehiring Benny.

Paint 1 x office wall and office door

$150

Peakhurst, New South Wales, Australia

9th May 2021

Paint supplied. Need to paint 1 gyprock wall 3m wide x 2.4m height 1 coat or 2 coats is fine. Hollow Timber door, office door for boardroom 2.4m height 900 width Free Parking is available

Fantastic service, she delivered the job perfectly. Very clean and tidy job. Paint was done fantastic. Highly recommended.