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Written By Callie Marsalisi|Last Updated: May 18, 2024

A new paint job greatly improves a home's appearance, whether you're putting it up for sale or just want a change. However, painting on your own is a time-consuming and fatiguing job. Our guide showcases the best painting contractors in Ceres to help you select professionals who can get the job done.

5 Best Painters in Ceres, CA

Solano's Painting Company Logo

Solano's Painting Company

Based on 44 customer reviews.

Services Offered

Interior Painting


  • Free quote
  • Accessible customer support team
  • Clear pricing policy
1053 Bewley Ave, Modesto, CA 209-227-9709 solanos-painting-company.business.site
ONE in all painting Logo

ONE in all painting

Based on 21 customer reviews.

Services Offered

Interior PaintingExterior PaintingPower WashingCabinets


    905 Acacia St, Modesto, CA 209-740-3116 oneinallpainting.com
    Next Level Painting Logo

    Next Level Painting

    Based on 37 customer reviews.

    Services Offered

    DrywallPower WashingCabinetsExterior PaintingInterior Painting


    • Prompt service delivery
    • Informative resources
    • Accessible customer support team
    903 Kansas Ave #e, Modesto, CA 209-846-0828 nextlevelpainting209.com
    Alvarado Brothers Painting LLC Logo

    Alvarado Brothers Painting

    Based on 26 customer reviews.

    Services Offered

    Interior PaintingPower WashingDrywallExterior Painting


    • Informative resources
    • Free quote
    • Prompt service delivery
    1617 Colima Ave, Modesto, CA 209-672-9782 alvarado-brotherpainting.com

    More Local Painting Companies

    Mirage Painting, Inc.

    User Reviews: 4.7/5 

    2930 Geer Rd PMB 164
    Turlock, CA 95382

    Best Bros Painting

    User Reviews: 4.7/5 

    5749 Hulen Ave
    Modesto, CA 95356

    Rodin Painting

    User Reviews: 4.6/5 

    3705 Wilmington Way
    Modesto, CA 95357

    Joaquin Painting Inc

    User Reviews: 4.5/5 

    1004 Carver Rd
    Modesto, CA 95350

    New View Painting Inc

    User Reviews: 4.7/5 

    2348 Zinfandel Dr
    Livingston, CA 95334

    Terrell Painting, Inc.

    User Reviews: 4.7/5 

    3602 Mars Way Suite 101
    Tracy, CA 95377

    Tapia’s Handyman services

    User Reviews: 4.6/5 

    680 Woodbridge Ct
    Los Banos, CA 93635

    Minaya painters

    User Reviews: 4.4/5 

    8575 Kelley Dr
    Stockton, CA 95209

    Straitline Home Repair

    User Reviews: 4.1/5 

    1615 Barkley Ln
    Lodi, CA 95242

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    Facts about Ceres
    Average Max Temp:76°F
    Average Min Temp:54°F
    Average Daily Sunlight:69%
    Average Painting Cost Per Foot:$0.86
    Median Year Houses Built:1982

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    Services Offered by Professional Painters

    Most professional painting services provide both interior and exterior painting, as well as extra services.

    Interior Painting

    Interior painting companies have the expertise to aid you in picking out interior paints, textures, and finishes of paint and can explain the upkeep requirements of your selections. This helps you find the right paint for your space. As part of the project, your provider will prime and paint cabinets, windows, moldings, trim, and door frames. Some (for an added fee) will remove wallpaper or textured surfaces prior to painting.

    Exterior Painting

    Professional painters start exterior jobs by repairing weather damage, removing old paint, sealing leaks with caulk, and washing walls. They then paint window frames, siding, doors, trim, decks, fences, and other outdoor surfaces.

    Additional Services

    Qualified painting companies may also provide the following additional services, depending on their experience:
    • Concrete staining
    • Crown molding installation and repair
    • Drywall and plaster repair
    • Popcorn ceiling removal
    • Pressure washing
    • Wallpaper hanging or removal

    How To Choose a Painter in Ceres

    As you compare house painting services, consider these key factors.
    • Cost: Request quotes from at least three contractors. Be cautious if one installer's rates are much lower than others.
    • Guarantees: Get a written copy of any guarantees and ensure you understand how long they last and what they cover.
    • Paint types: Ask your paint pro to explain different paint options, including the benefits and drawbacks of each, to help you make an informed decision. Some options are designed for specific priorities, such as weather-resistant or eco-friendly formulas.
    • Qualifications: Painters who work on jobs valued at over $500 must be licensed by the California Contractors State License Board. To obtain this license, a contractor must have proof of experience and must have workers' compensation insurance if they have employees. Any contractor you hire should be properly bonded and insured, particularly if they’re working on a ladder or using power equipment. If your home was built prior to 1978, and you're worried about the possible presence of lead, consider looking for a contractor who is licensed by the EPA to work with lead-based paint.
    • Reputation and reviews: Request references from friends and neighbors, and check the Better Business Bureau (BBB) profiles of painters you’re considering. You can also find reviews on sites such as Google Reviews or Trustpilot.

    How Much Does Painting Cost in Ceres?

    The cost of professional painting work is influenced by the size of your home, the paint brands chosen, and the season. Most painters raise their rates during the summer in response to increased demand. The typical price for both interior and exterior home painting in Ceres is $0.86 to $3.44 per square foot. Most homes have more interior space compared to exterior space, which results in higher indoor painting expenses compared to exterior painting costs. For a 2,000-square-foot home, expect to pay about $4,304 for exterior painting and anywhere from $1,722 to $6,886 for interior painting. Alternatively, painters in Ceres may charge between $18.39 and $30.64 per hour. Hourly rates may save you money, especially if you're bundling services. For example, if you get both your home’s interior and exterior painted at once, you’ll pay less overall than you would if you’d scheduled the projects separately.

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    Frequently Asked Questions About Painting in Ceres

    How long does it take to paint a room/house?

    It normally takes between four and six hours to paint a 12-foot-by-12-foot room, which includes prepping, priming, painting, and cleaning. To estimate how long it would take to paint your house, multiply this figure by the number of rooms.

    Should you tip house painters?

    You're not expected to tip painters, but a small tip or a positive review is often welcomed. You can offer your painters a small breakfast or lunch to show your appreciation.

    Can you negotiate with painters?

    You can sometimes negotiate with professional painters, especially if your timeline is flexible or if you've received multiple quotes for comparison. If you plan to negotiate, remember to be friendly and polite.

    Is it worth getting a professional painter?

    Yes, it's worth it to get a professional painter. DIY painting jobs are straightforward, but professionals can produce faster and better results.

    What should a painting quote include?

    Painting quotes should include a lit of all areas that need to be prepped and painted, the approximate sizes of those surfaces, and expected labor and material costs.

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