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Painter and decorator costs

Which cnducted a survey in 2012 and below are the details.

NB: All prices include labour and materials but exclude VAT.

Job Details Typical price quoted Price range Typical time to complete job
Survey conducted in July 2012
Wallpaper a room Room size approx 14'6” x 11' (4.42m x 3.35m). Line and paper. Assume walls are sound and room was previously painted so no existing wallpaper to remove. Customer supplying own wallpaper. £350 £255-£440 2–3 days
Paint a room that was previously wallpapered Room size approx 14'6” x 11' (4.42m x 3.35m). Remove old wallpaper. Assume walls have minor imperfections. Cover with lining paper. Emulsion on top. £480 £420-£600 3-4 days
Remove Artex from a ceiling, plaster and repaint Room size approx 14'6” x 11' (4.42m x 3.35m). Get rid of existing Artex, replaster and paint. £450 £350-£550 3-4 days
Paint a room - small Room size approx 7' x 7'1” (2.13m x 2.16m). Repaint walls and ceiling with light coloured emulsion. Assuming existing plaster is in good condition. £180 £148-£225 1-2 days
Paint a room - medium Room size approx 10'10” x 9'10” (3.3m x 3m). Repaint walls and ceiling with light coloured emulsion. Assuming existing plaster is in good condition. £240 £190-£300 1-2 days
Paint a room - large Room size approx 20' x 16'6” (6.1m x 5.03m). Repaint walls and ceiling with light coloured emulsion. Assuming existing plaster is in good condition. £335 £240-£425 2-3 days
Gloss woodwork in one room - existing woodwork poor quality Room size approx 10'10” x 9'10” (3.3m x 3m). Remove old gloss and prepare wood. Undercoat and gloss. Skirting boards and one door frame. No doors or windows. £260 £208-£353 2 days
Gloss woodwork in one room - existing woodwork good quality Room size approx 10'10” (3.3m x 3m). Assume existing gloss is good quality, just discoloured. Rub down, undercoat and gloss. Skirting boards and one door frame. No doors or windows. £148 £100-£180 1-2 days
Repaint upstairs and downstairs hallway and stairs in an average three-bed semi-detached house Assume existing plaster walls are in good condition and currently painted a light colour. Repaint all walls in downstairs hallway, upstairs hallway and stair area. £350 £240-£480 1-2 days (walls only)
Paint exterior of average three-bed semi-detached house Assuming render is in good condition and just needs a repaint. n/a £435-£885 2-4 days
 

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