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Cameron A

Cairns Central QLD


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"Arrived early, did a great job on all the lawns, cleaned up all the green waste. Very happy with the great job Cameron did. Would highly recommend ..."

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Manuel F

Cairns Central QLD


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"Manuel was prompt and did a good job."

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Duane V

Cairns Central QLD


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"Done an excellent job with patching up a hole in the wall and getting the paint the same. Looks fantastic!! "

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"Adam responded at short notice and got the work done with efficiency and good quality"

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Steve S

Mooroobool QLD


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"Thanks mate. Very professional. On site in minutes. Great job "

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Dennis O

Manoora QLD


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"Professional, friendly and On Time as promised! Quick response and got my Garden shed work done. Very friendly guy. I highly recommend Dennis. "

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Felipe B

St James NSW


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"Felipe is awesome worker. Highly recommended"

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"Excellent work lovely person to deal with - thanks!"

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Recent Painting reviews in Cairns

"Reliable punctual professional "

Paint touch ups


"Danny arrived on time and ready to paint!! He did a very thorough job and made no mess at all. He's a happy chappy with a great work ethic. Highly recommended!! "

Fence painting


"Steve is an excellent trades person. Fast, efficient, very good suggestions to complete the job. Knowledgable and professional approach. Fantastic outcome. Highly recommend."

Painting a ceiling in one room


"Thanks Ben great job couldn’t be happier was a pleasure doing business with you . 👍🏻"

Paint two concrete Graves .


"Another amazing job from Reuben and his team "

Work 9 and 7


"Super fast and work was immaculate Thanks "

Patch hole in wall + paint


What's the average cost of a painter in Cairns

$110 - $750







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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 in Cairns

Paint front picket fence


Kewarra Beach QLD 4879, Australia

25th Mar 2021

Painting of 20m x 2m high heavy duty wooden picket fence

Rendered wall painted


Eynesbury VIC, Australia

18th Feb 2021

Need wall painted and supplied water based

General handy/ chippy finishing a house Reno job


Clifton Beach QLD 4879, Australia

3rd Feb 2021

Running out of time, were trying to change arcitraves and skirting and to different timber and painting white . Thursday Friday availability please

Paint internal walls, doors & door frames


Port Douglas QLD 4877, Australia

21st Jan 2021

Door frames to be sanded and primed then painted Walls to have two coats of paint -Lounge/dining room -2 bedrooms -Stairwell -Study room All materials to be supplied. No ceilings to be painting. Kitchen and bathroom not to be painted

Adam did a great job painting the internal walls of our villa. He pays careful attention to detail and is very thorough and cleans up after himself. A true professional we can highly recommend him to anyone looking for painting work.

Paint 1 internal wall


Redlynch QLD 4870, Australia

21st Dec 2020

After a mishap removing a removable hook a section of paint came off. We are moving out and it needs to be fixed before Christmas. One wall 4m x 2.5m

Manuel was prompt and did a good job.

I need graffiti artist


Redlynch QLD, Australia

25th Nov 2020

Internal Garage wall - Estimated size (5.5m x 2.7m) Looking to put something cool on a wall at a reasonable price.

Remove flaking paint and repaint bathroom ceiling


Cairns QLD, Australia

17th Oct 2020

Looking for a painter to fix my bathroom ceiling paint. It’s flaking when I tried to repaint it so I think it needs to be scraped off and repainted. Small bathroom about 2.4x2.6ish. I will supply paint and rollers and paintbrush.

Duane did an excellent job. Great attention to detail. Thank you!

Paint one room


Trinity Beach QLD 4879, Australia

24th Mar 2021

Looking for a painter to paint one room I have the paint

Paint fence


Trinity Park QLD, Australia

13th Feb 2021

Hello I want my back fence painted I will supply paint

Partial Painting of house interior


Bentley Park QLD, Australia

26th Jan 2021

Need partial house cleaned and painted including fixing the holes on the walls.

Stairwell needs painting


Earlville QLD, Australia

6th Jan 2021

Hi, I need my stairwell painted, it’s very high and I don’t have the equipment to do it myself. It is just the walls and ceiling not the trim. I have the paint already

Fill holes in wall and sand ready for paint


Cairns QLD, Australia

14th Dec 2020

Need a painter to fill holes in walls and to sand them down ready for painting Also put two screws in wall for heavy picture

Small bathroom reno


Kamerunga, Queensland, Australia

24th Nov 2020

I need my small bathroom renovated. Only apply if you have some experience. We can discuss hourly rate unless you would like payment as posted.

Qualified painter needed


Cairns City QLD, Australia

7th Apr 2021

Need a qualified and experienced painter to do various painting inside house. QBCC # required. Will need to be flexible and paint whilst furnished etc. Flexible dates negotiated. I will supply paint.

Remove mould off walls and ceiling


Port Douglas QLD, Australia

15th Mar 2021

mould on walls and ceiling

Thankyou Cameron Excellent service very Professional highly Reccommended

Ceilings painted in 2 bedroom flat


Parramatta Park QLD, Australia

9th Feb 2021

5 ceilings need to be painted to cover plastering marks after new lights installed

Adam was a great communicator always keeping me in the loop. Very happy with the quality of his work and professionalism. Highly recommended.

Paint second coat on my pool fence


Edge Hill QLD, Australia

22nd Jan 2021

I need to do another coat in my pool fence. I have paint and the brush ready to go today. Let me know if you can do it. Should take an hour

Interior painting. Mission Beach, QLD. 2brm


Mission Beach QLD, Australia

5th Jan 2021

Feel like a holiday in tropical North Queensland ? Looking to supply materials and 1 weeks accommodation in return for painting. Cheers 🌈

Paint a bedroom


Cairns QLD, Australia

14th Dec 2020

Ceiling walls door and 2 window frames

Quick work, great paint job will use again

Paint a door


Kuranda QLD, Australia

16th Nov 2020

Hi Adam, are you looking for some work, I need a door painted ;0)

Many thanks - great work