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

A fresh coat of paint can improve how a home looks, whether you're preparing to sell or just want a change. However, painting requires a lot of time and energy. To connect with Hilton Head Island's best painting contractors, check out our best suggestions for your area.

5 Best Painters in Hilton Head Island, SC

Quality Painting and Drywall Repairs Inc Logo

Quality Painting and Drywall Repairs

4.7/5
Based on 19 customer reviews.

Services Offered

DrywallInterior PaintingExterior Painting

Highlights

    26 Graham Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 843-298-5928 qualitydrywallrepairs.com
    Blueline Painting Logo

    Blueline Painting

    4.7/5
    Based on 21 customer reviews.

    Services Offered

    Interior Painting

    Highlights

    • Accessible customer support team
    • Clear pricing policy
    • Free quote
    20 Manatee Way, Hilton Head Island, SC 843-415-1596 bluelinepainting843.com
    Color Splash Painting Logo

    Color Splash Painting

    4.7/5
    Based on 70 customer reviews.

    Services Offered

    Color ConsultationsExterior PaintingInterior PaintingCabinetsWallpaper

    Highlights

    • Accessible customer support team
    • Informative resources
    • Clear pricing policy
    2 Corpus Christi Pl 200 Suite 1, Hilton Head Island, SC 843-594-2749 colorsplash-painting.com
    Skyline Services LLC Logo

    Skyline Services

    4.7/5
    Based on 25 customer reviews.

    Services Offered

    Interior PaintingExterior Painting

    Highlights

    • Free quote
    • Informative resources
    • Clear pricing policy
    7 Lakeside Dr, Bluffton, SC 843-422-9013 skylineservicessc.com

    More Local Painting Companies

    ⭐ Colorworks Painting and Designs

    User Reviews: 4.6/5 

    29 Otter Hole Rd
    Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

    American Painting LLC

    User Reviews: 4.6/5 

    5 O Connor Rd
    Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

    Gonzalez Painting Services LLC

    User Reviews: 4.7/5 

    11 Hubbard Ln
    Bluffton, SC 29910

    Avila's Professional Painting, LLC

    User Reviews: 4.4/5 

    15 Sams Point Rd Suit 205
    Beaufort, SC 29907

    Classic Finish Inc

    User Reviews: 4.0/5 

    10 Finders Ln
    Beaufort, SC 29907

    Greg Williams Painting

    User Reviews: 4.7/5 

    6 Bajala Dr E
    Beaufort, SC 29907

    Artisan Painting Inc

    User Reviews: 4.7/5 

    805 Old Mill Rd
    Savannah, GA 31419

    Mike's Custom Painting

    User Reviews: 4.7/5 

    166 River Breeze Dr
    Charleston, SC 29407

    Charleston Painting Contractors

    User Reviews: 4.4/5 

    3520 Meek's Farm Rd suite a
    Johns Island, SC 29455

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    Facts about Hilton Head Island
    Average Max Temp:75°F
    Average Min Temp:61°F
    Average Daily Sunlight:67%
    Average Painting Cost Per Foot:$0.75
    Median Year Houses Built:1988

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    Services Offered by Professional Painters

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

    Interior Painting

    Professional interior painters can help you decide on interior paint types, textures, and finishes, and can educate you on care requirements to determine what works best where. They can prep, prime, and paint cabinets, door frames, trim, windows, and moldings. Some professionals offer wallpaper or textured finish removal for an added fee.

    Exterior Painting

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

    Additional Services

    Painting companies with the right qualifications and experience can also take on 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 Hilton Head Island

    As you assess residential painting companies, consider these key factors.
    • Cost: Get price ranges from at least three contractors. Be cautious if one company's prices are much lower than the rest.
    • 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 various paint options, including the pros and cons of each, to help you make an informed decision. Some options are designed for specific needs, such as weather-resistant or eco-friendly formulas.
    • Qualifications: Painters in South Carolina must be registered as specialty contractors by the Residential Builders Commission. Painters must be bonded for projects valued at more than $5,000, but you should always hire a painter who's fully bonded and insured, particularly if they'll be working with power equipment or on ladders. If your home was built prior to 1978, and you're concerned about the presence of lead, consider looking for a contractor who is licensed by the EPA to work with lead-based paint.
    • Reputation and reviews: Ask friends and neighbors for references, or use the Better Business Bureau (BBB) website to review providers you’re considering. You can also browse customer ratings on sites such as Google Reviews or Trustpilot.

    How Much Does Painting Cost in Hilton Head Island?

    The cost to paint your home will be determined by your home’s square footage, the paint you select, and the season. Painters generally quote more in the busy summer season. In Hilton Head Island, painting projects for both interiors and exteriors usually run $0.75 to $3.01 per square foot. Most homes have greater interior square footage, which results in higher paint costs inside versus outside. To paint a 2,000-square-foot house’s exterior costs approximately $3,761, while the interior will cost about $1,504 to $6,017. Alternatively, local Hilton Head Island painters may charge anywhere from $14.82 to $24.71 per hour. Hourly rates may save you money, especially if you're bundling services. For example, if you get both your home’s exterior and interior painted at once, you’ll pay less overall than you would if you’d scheduled them separately.

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    Frequently Asked Questions About Painting in Hilton Head Island

    How long does painting a room/house take?

    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 painting your house would take, multiply this figure by the number of rooms.

    Should you tip house painters?

    Professional house painters don't expect tips, 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 professional painters?

    Some painters may be open to negotiation, particularly if you have quotes from multiple companies or a flexible timeline. Be friendly and polite if you plan to negotiate.

    Is hiring a professional painter worth it?

    Yes, it's worth it to get a professional painter. While there are many painting jobs you can handle yourself, you'll get better results faster when you hire a professional.

    What should a painting quote include?

    Painting quotes should list all areas to be prepped and painted, the approximate sizes of those surfaces, and the expected cost of labor and materials.

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