The Art of Painting

How Many Gallons Of Paint?

The amount of paint needed for each room/area will depend on the size of the room/area, the color that is on the surface, and the color that will be used, also, it will depend on the kind of paint you use. Below you will find more information for each area/room.

Interior Paint Quantity

Bedroom

A regular-sized bedroom of approx. 350 sq ft will usually require two gallons of paint for the walls, one gallon for the ceiling, and one gallon for the trims and doors. If the color on the walls is dark and the color to be use is light, using a primer first as a base coat will provide better coverage. If primer is needed, two gallons will be needed. (The number of gallons estimated here will be enough to apply up to two coats).

Bathroom

A regular-sized bathroom of approx. 200 sq ft will usually require one gallon of paint for the walls, one gallon for the ceiling, and one gallon for the trims and doors. 


If the color on the walls is dark and the color to be use is light, using a primer first as a base coat will provide better coverage. If primer is needed, one gallon will be needed. (The number of gallons estimated here will be enough to apply up to two coats).

Other Areas

Other areas inside the house will usually be different from one house to another, areas such as the living room, dining room, entranceway hallways, stairways, and kitchens will usually need the same amount of paint as a regular bedroom, but in some cases, there will be spaces with different sizes and in order for us to provide a more accurate quantity we will need to take a look at it, something that we will be happy to assist you with.

Exterior Paint Quantity

Entire House

The amount of paint needed to paint a regular-sized home will vary by size and color. In order to provide a specific amount, we will need to take a look at it, something that we will be happy to assist you with. (Expect to purchase 10-20 gallons).

Deck

To paint a regular-sized deck, you will need approx. 5 gallons of deck paint, depending on the size and its condition. For small decks, including the railings, steps, and floor, 3 gallons should do it.

Fence

To paint a wood fence, regular size surrounding the house, you will need approx. 5 gallons of paint. For bigger, longer fences, you will need up to 10 gallons of paint,

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