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

A fresh coat of paint can do wonders for a home's appearance, whether you're preparing to sell or just want a switch in scenery. However, painting is an exhausting and time-consuming project. Our guide features the best painting contractors in Burlington to help you select specialists who can get the job done.

5 Best Painters in Burlington, NC

Roca's Painters LLC Logo

Roca's Painters

Based on 309 customer reviews.

Services Offered

WallpaperPower WashingDecksDrywallInterior PaintingCabinetsExterior Painting


  • Clear pricing policy
  • Informative resources
  • Free quote
606 Giles St, Mebane, NC 336-512-0981 rocaspainters.com
Mp home services llc Logo

Mp home services

Based on 22 customer reviews.

Services Offered

Exterior PaintingInterior Painting


    2473 E Simpson Rd, Burlington, NC 919-697-9592 mphomeservices.net
    World Famous Painting & Pressure Washing Logo

    World Famous Painting & Pressure Washing

    Based on 15 customer reviews.

    Services Offered

    Interior PaintingPower WashingExterior PaintingWallpaper


    • Clear pricing policy
    • Informative resources
    • Free quote
    734 Fairfield St, Burlington, NC 336-639-8391 worldfamouspainting.com
    Top Choice Painting and Finishes Logo

    Top Choice Painting and Finishes

    Based on 32 customer reviews.

    Services Offered

    Interior PaintingExterior Painting


    • Clear pricing policy
    • Free quote
    • Informative resources
    679 Manning Ave, Elon, NC 336-567-7008 topchoicepaintingandfinishes.com

    More Local Painting Companies

    Cardinal Home Services NC, LLC

    User Reviews: 4.6/5 

    612 S Fifth St
    Mebane, NC 27302

    Carlos' Paint Company

    User Reviews: 4.5/5 

    2686 Brooke Meadows Dr
    Browns Summit, NC 27214

    Excelsior Professional Painting

    User Reviews: 4.7/5 

    527 Jonathan Ln
    Greensboro, NC 27406

    Israel Garcia's Painting LLC

    User Reviews: 4.2/5 

    3504 Mizell Rd
    Greensboro, NC 27405

    Five Star Painting of Greensboro

    User Reviews: 4.5/5 

    806 Green Valley Rd Suite 200
    Greensboro, NC 27408

    Hollingsworth Painting & Washing, LLC

    User Reviews: 4.7/5 

    235 Browers Chapel Rd
    Asheboro, NC 27205

    Hansell Painting Co

    User Reviews: 4.7/5 

    715 N Mangum St
    Durham, NC 27701

    Exceptional Painting

    User Reviews: 4.6/5 

    6409 Fayetteville Rd
    Durham, NC 27713

    Dr. Lopez Painting LLC

    User Reviews: 4.7/5 

    1806 Majestic Dr
    Durham, NC 27707

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    Facts about Burlington
    Average Max Temp:68°F
    Average Min Temp:51°F
    Average Daily Sunlight:58%
    Average Painting Cost Per Foot:$0.69
    Median Year Houses Built:1985

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    Services Offered by Professional Painters

    Many painting services provide interior painting, exterior painting, and additional services.

    Interior Painting

    Professional interior painters can advise you when deciding on interior paint types, textures, and finishes, and can educate you on maintenance requirements to figure out what works best where. They can prep, prime, and paint moldings, windows, trim, cabinets, and door frames. Some professionals provide wallpaper or textured finish stripping for an added fee.

    Exterior Painting

    Before exterior painting, painters fix weathering damage, strip old coatings, seal any leaks with caulk, and clean walls. They follow by painting trim, decks, window frames, doors, fences, siding, and additional outdoor elements.

    Additional Services

    Skilled painting crews with the right qualifications and experience can also complete additional work, such as the following:
    • 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 Burlington

    When choosing a painting service, keep these key factors in mind.
    • Cost: Ask for estimates from at least three companies. Be wary of any contractor that quotes a substantially cheaper rate than competitors.
    • Guarantees: Get a hard copy of your painter's guarantees and ensure you understand what they cover and how long they last.
    • Paint types: Ask your paint pro to go over different paint choices, including the benefits and drawbacks of each, so you can make an informed decision. Some options cater to specific priorities, such as weather-resistant or eco-friendly formulas.
    • Qualifications: The state of North Carolina only requires painters to hold a license if they work on jobs valued at more than $30,000. Your residential painter may not need a state license, but check whether there are any local requirements in Burlington, and make sure any contractor who works on your property is properly insured. This is especially important if they’re working with power equipment or on ladders. If your home was built prior to 1978, and you're worried about the possible presence of lead, you may want to look for a contractor who is certified by the Health Hazards Control Unit under the Division of Public Health.
    • Reputation and reviews: Ask friends and neighbors for references, and look up each provider you’re considering on the Better Business Bureau (BBB). You can also check ratings on review sites such as Trustpilot or Google Reviews.

    How Much Does Painting Cost in Burlington?

    The cost to paint your home will vary based on your home’s dimensions, the paint you choose, and the time of year. Painters generally bill more in the busy summer season. The standard cost of both interior and exterior home painting in Burlington is $0.69 to $2.78 per square foot. Most homes have more interior space compared to exterior space, which leads to higher indoor painting costs compared to exterior painting costs. For a 2,000-square-foot home, anticipate paying about $3,472 to paint the exterior, and anywhere from $1,389 to $5,555 to paint the interior. Alternatively, painters in Burlington may charge you an hourly rate between $12.93 and $21.55. Bundling services will usually reduce costs. If you schedule interior and exterior painting concurrently rather than as separate projects, you’ll likely pay less in total.

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    Frequently Asked Questions About Painting in Burlington

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

    It takes approximately four to six hours to paint a 12-foot-by-12-foot room, which means you can multiply this by the number of rooms you have to figure out how long the job will take. This time estimate includes prep work, priming, painting, and cleanup.

    Should you tip professional house painters?

    Painting companies don't generally expect tips, but it's polite to offer a small tip or a positive review after services. Many homeowners also offer painters a simple breakfast or lunch while the crew is in their home.

    Can you negotiate with painters?

    Some professional painters may be willing to negotiate, especially if you have a flexible timeline or have gotten multiple quotes. Be friendly and polite if you choose to negotiate.

    Is hiring a professional painter worth it?

    Yes, it's worth it to get a professional painter. While DIY painting can be very straightforward, a professional will get you better results in less time.

    What should a painting quote include?

    A painting quote should include all the surfaces that need to be prepared and painted, the approximate sizes of those surfaces, the cost of materials, and the cost of labor.

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