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A fresh coat of paint can greatly enhance a home's appearance, whether you're preparing to sell or just want a new look. However, painting is an exhausting and lengthy project. For Annapolis' best painting contractors, check out our top recommendations for your area.

10 Best Painting Companies in Annapolis

Brands are algorithmically curated from a database of local service providers near you. We require a minimum number of Google reviews and average ratings for provider inclusion.

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CertaPro Painters of Severna Park, MD

4.6/5

Ratings are based on our detailed proprietary methodology and review standards.

Based on 129 reviews


821 W Benfield Rd # 12, Severna Park, MD 21146

(443) 305-9898

certapro.com/severnapark
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Annapolis Coatings

4.7/5

Ratings are based on our detailed proprietary methodology and review standards.

Based on 72 reviews


1017 Carrs Rd, Annapolis, MD 21403

(410) 263-5925

annapoliscoatings.com
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Jim's Painting Company

4.7/5

Ratings are based on our detailed proprietary methodology and review standards.

Based on 116 reviews


768 Ticonderoga Ave, Severna Park, MD 21146

(410) 271-4105

www.jimspaintingco.com
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Chesapeake Interior Painters

4.7/5

Ratings are based on our detailed proprietary methodology and review standards.

Based on 37 reviews


376 Eagle Hill Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122

(443) 621-4665

chesapeakeinteriorpainters.com
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Bay Country Painters

4.7/5

Ratings are based on our detailed proprietary methodology and review standards.

Based on 107 reviews


236 Ritchie Hwy, Severna Park, MD 21146

(410) 544-4400

www.baycountrypainters.com
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Godwin's Painting Services

4.7/5

Ratings are based on our detailed proprietary methodology and review standards.

Based on 24 reviews


110 Pier 1 Rd, Stevensville, MD 21666

(443) 867-0461

www.godwinspaintingservices.com
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Annapolis Painting Services

4.5/5

Ratings are based on our detailed proprietary methodology and review standards.

Based on 51 reviews


2561 Housley Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401

(410) 974-6768

www.annapolispainting.com
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Spectrum Painting Services, Inc.

4.7/5

Ratings are based on our detailed proprietary methodology and review standards.

Based on 28 reviews


8B Chester Plaza, Castle Marina Rd, Chester, MD 21619

(410) 643-5033

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Focus Painting LLC

4.7/5

Ratings are based on our detailed proprietary methodology and review standards.

Based on 40 reviews


12501 Madeley Ln, Bowie, MD 20715

(240) 876-3620

focuspainting.net

Most Valuable Painters

4.7/5

Ratings are based on our detailed proprietary methodology and review standards.

Based on 77 reviews


314 Gloucester Dr, Glen Burnie, MD 21061

(410) 440-0979

mostvaluablepainters.com

Services Offered by Professional Painters

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

Interior Painting

Interior painting experts will review the different types of interior paint, types of paint finishes, and maintenance needs to help you determine what’s best for each room. Services can include prepping, priming, and painting door frames, cabinets, moldings, windows, and trim. Optional pre-painting groundwork such as stripping wallpaper or textured coatings may lead to additional charges.

Exterior Painting

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

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 Annapolis

As you evaluate painting contractors, consider these key factors.

  • Cost: Get estimates from several companies before deciding. Be cautious if one company offers substantially lower estimates than the rest.
  • Guarantees: Get any guarantees in writing and ensure you confirm what they cover and how long they last.
  • Paint types: Ask your painter to go over paint selections in detail, including the benefits and downsides of each. This will help you decide on the best option for your project. Some paints have better weather resistance or use more environmentally friendly formulas.
  • Qualifications: Painters in Maryland must be licensed by the Maryland Home Improvement Commission (MHIC). To obtain an MHIC license, a contractor or business must be properly insured. Always ask for proof of insurance, especially if your painters will be working on a ladder or using power equipment. If your home was built before 1978, and you're concerned about the presence of lead, you may want to look for a contractor who is licensed by the EPA to work with lead-based paint.
  • Reputation and reviews: Get references from friends and neighbors, and review the Better Business Bureau (BBB) pages of painters you’re considering. You can also check ratings on sites such as Trustpilot and Google Reviews.

How Much Does Painting Cost in Annapolis?

Home painting costs differ depending on project size, your paint selections, and seasonal demand changes, with the busy summer months being the most expensive. The typical cost of both interior and exterior painting ranges from $0.88 to $3.52 per square foot. Since most homes have more inside than outside space, painting the interior typically costs more than painting the exterior. For a 2,000-square-foot home in Annapolis, expect to pay around $4,404 to paint the outside and $1,762 to $7,047 to paint the interior. Alternatively, painters in Annapolis may charge anywhere from $19.04 to $31.74 per hour. Hourly rates may save you money if you choose to bundle services. For example, you'll pay less to have your home's exterior and interior painted together than you would if you’d scheduled the projects separately.

Frequently Asked Questions about Painting in Annapolis

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