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Recent Painting reviews in South London

"Thank you Molly - great help and enjoyed working with you. Had a great attitude and was very helpful."

Painting a one bed flat


"Brilliant work, thanks Kane. You really pulled through today - even though your van broke down on the way, you still got here. Fast work and done well. Great attitude. Thanks a million. "

Wallpaper a feature wall


"Great job. Nurr was very helpful and professional he finished the job quickly and efficiently. A excellent experience."

Wallpaper removal


"Happy with the work completed, I would have liked to complete the job myself but other commitments meant I couldn’t. In my absence Ethan completed the task efficiently with a high standard of finish. "

Paint wall in house


"Really nice and helpful man who completed the task in great time. Would use again if I needed some handy work done "

Remove my sky dish from the front of my house


"Great service, very professional and a fast worker."

Strip off wallpaper and sand walls


What's the average cost of a painter in South London

£80 - £290







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Average reviews for Painting Services in South London

based on 79 reviews



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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 room or 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 for the paint service starts with removing or covering furniture and putting down drop sheets, along with washing any wall surfaces. Your local 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 a 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.

Airtasker has over 75 painters in South London, with an average rating of 4.8 stars from 79 reviews. Get in touch with painters such as Colin R, Neal M, and Jamie O today to get a wide variety of Painting jobs done. From Bathroom Painting, Bedroom Painting, and Ceiling Painting; you can get all types of Painting done usually between £80-£290, with the median price of Painting in South London being £150.
Don't live in South London? We also have painters available in West Midlands and South Yorkshire available today.

Recent Painting tasks in South London

I would like my living room, redecorated


Sundridge, Greater London

14th Sep 2022

I would like my living room wallpaper off and the room repainted with a new light fitted and ceiling re painted and there is a crack in the ceiling and I want it filled please

Woodchip removal


Shortlands, Greater London

13th Sep 2022

Woodchip removal on 4 large walls in my house and going up the stairs. Also need wall paper removal on one wall in my bedroom and possible plastering after. - Due date: Flexible

3.25x3 room Strip walls and paint.. Polystyrene tiles from ceiling


Oxted, Surrey

7th Sep 2022

3.25m x 3m room strip paper and polystyrene tiles from ceilng. Make good, paint. - Due date: Flexible

Painting ceilings and walls


Mitcham, Greater London

1st Sep 2022

I'm looking for painters/decorators by trade or someone with vast experience to finish of the decorating in my small flat as I'm too unwell to finish it. What needs doing is: • ceilings of the hallway, bathroom and kitchen need to be sealed and painted 2 coats • hallway walls need 1 fresh coat of paint • kitchen walls need to be prepped/sanded and painted 2 coats with the plaster areas sealed first I have the paint but not the tools. I'm happy to do cash in hand and would like it done as soon as possible. It's hard to budget at the posting point as it depends on number of painters etc. so if you're interested in this job please let me know your quote and availability. Thank you :)

Priming wood cabinets


South Norwood, Greater London

19th Aug 2022

2 x coats of primer (provided) on 2 in built cabinets/shelves. Looking for a smooth finish to paint on. - Due date: Before Monday, 22 August 2022

Fantastic job. Punctual, polite and very efficient. Brought all tools for the job and suggested helpful remedies for other stuff in the house. Will def use again.

Sand and paint bathroom door


Beckenham, Greater London

21st Jul 2022

Sand and paint cloakroom door - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 22 July 2022

Brilliant job and great advice!!!

Repair and paint wall


Addiscombe, Greater London

6th Jun 2022

I need someone to remove some fixing on walls and to repair and paint the small damage to the walls before the end of my tenancy.

Not a very nice job and overpriced

I would like the outside of my house painted


Sundridge, Greater London

14th Sep 2022

I would like the front of my house painted and the back - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 3 October 2022

Wall Painting for 1 BHk home


Croydon, Greater London

12th Sep 2022

Need to paint walls for - 1 Room, 1 livng room, 1 kitchen,1-hallway - Due date: Before Friday, 2 December 2022

Driveway Repair


Shortlands, Greater London

5th Sep 2022

I’m looking for someone to repair a small area (see photos) of sunken driveway. I have the sand needed Situated in Shortlands, BR2. Please provide quote and availability. Thank you. - Due date: Flexible

Plastering a ceiling


New Beckenham, Greater London

26th Aug 2022

Plastering a ceiling to enable us to put up a new ceiling light - Due date: Flexible

Paint fence and garden furniture


Beddington, Greater London

19th Aug 2022

Paint fence 7 panels and garden furniture 1, decking and sleepers. All materials provided Could take up to 4 work. No cancellation or rescheduling at the last min please. Everything circled in purple in image. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 23 August 2022

Paint bathroom.


Thornton Heath, Greater London

14th Jul 2022

Paint small size bathroom 2 coats of paint ceiling an3 walls.

Anna is really nice and professional painter painted my bathroom quick and tidy have all necessary tools and done job to the highest standard. I will definitely recommend Anna to my family and friend. One more time thank you.

Painting & Decorating


Green Street Green, Greater London, BR6

15th Sep 2022

Need parts of wall sanded living room including cupboards either side of chimney breasts dining room as well as understairs cupboards parts of kitchen, kitchen door bathroom and bedroom door handles - Due date: Before Monday, 26 September 2022

Floor sanding


Shortlands, Greater London

13th Sep 2022

Sanding down Victorian floorboards up stairs, on a landing and in a main bedroom, must include kit and materials - Due date: Flexible

Require a painter


Belmont, Greater London

10th Sep 2022

Professional painter required in Sutton. This is to repaint the walls and ceiling of family home. The day rate is £110 for hours 9am - 6pm , one hour break will be included This job starts Monday 12th September 2022, ends Friday 16th September 2022 You would initially be required for 5 days ,however this could change to ongoing based on job satisfaction. Tools will be supplied on arrival. Please ensure that you are reliable, punctual and have a good work ethic. If you feel you're the right person for the job , please do get in touch. Thank you - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 13 September 2022

Chimney sweep


Sydenham, Greater London

1st Sep 2022

Chimney sweeping- Chimney not in use but we are painting the living room and better to do it before we paint - Due date: Before Wednesday, 7 September 2022

Decorating 3x325m room remove paper, polystyrene ceiling repaint


Limpsfield, Surrey

21st Aug 2022

Stip paper, (vinyl?) polystyrene ceiling. Make good and paint. Pics later - Due date: Flexible

Flooring and painting work - open to quotes


Carshalton On The Hill, Greater London

19th Aug 2022

I have some flooring and painting work to be done if someone can come and check and provide the right estimate, that will be great. - Due date: Flexible

Skirting board removal


South Croydon, Greater London

15th Jun 2022

(i) Careful removal of 1920s skirting boards for 2 large rooms and hallway (est 60 - 70 metres) without damaging plaster above or doorframes or electrics; and (ii) making good any plaster damaged. - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 27 June 2022

Good communication and a great job!