## How much would it cost to paint a 1000 square foot house?

The cost of painting a house depends on the paint materials you choose and the surface area that requires painting.

For a house of 1000 sq.ft (carpet area) the area of wall and ceiling to be painted would be approximately = 1000 X 3.5= 3500 sq.ft

For a house of 1000 sq.ft (built up area) the area of wall and ceiling to be painted would be approximately = 1000 X 0.75 X 3.5 = 2625 sq.ft
Assuming a Carpet area to Build up area = 0.75

If you choose

1. Acrylic distemper (water-based,giving smooth matte finish) will cost – Rs.8/sq.ft (one coats putty,one coat primer and two coat paints, labour + Material cost)

Total cost estimate = 8 *2625 = Rs.21,000/-

1. Acrylic Emulsion – Plastic Paint (water-based, giving smooth matte finish) will cost – Rs.11/sq.ft (one coats putty, one coat primer and two coat paints, labour + Material cost)

Total cost estimate = 11 *2625 = Rs.28,875/-

Paint life around 3–4 years.

1. Premium washable Emulsion – (water-based, anti-fungal, soft sheen finish) will cost – Rs.25/sq.ft (one coat putty,one coat primer and two coat paints, labour + Material cost)

Total cost estimate = 25 *2625 = Rs.1,065,625/-

Paint life around 7–8 years (Paint comes with five years warranty from the manufacturer)