Know The details of house painting cost for one room and the whole house as this blog help you to save the cost. also know the labor cost of painting a house per square foot India
13 Nov 2021
Do you want to know the Cost of Painting a House in India?
Then, you have come to the right place
Many times what happens is that,
You go to the painter or to the contractor and you don't know about the small things that have to be done for painting.
They will tell you that we will do all the measures and in the end, you have to give us money.
Because you do not know how much is the cost of Putty and paints in the market and also the labor cost.
They can cheat you too.
Even you don’t aware of which Putty, primer, or paint will be good for your house.
So you need to think right about all this, which you will get through this blog.
This will give you the advantage that your walls will not be damaged and money will not be spent too much.
After reading this blog, you will get to know how much your house paint will cost.
So here you’ll know what the rates of the items are and how much space it covers in the walls per unit so that you can understand in a very easy way.
the idea that how you can paint the house in less cost.
See the table below to know the market rates.
|Item Required||Area covered /Kg or /Lt||Cost (Rs)|
|White Cement wash||10 - 15 ft2/kg||20-25 /Kg|
|Putty Double coat||12-16 ft2/kg||20-25 /Kg|
|Primer Single coat||100-150 ft2/Lt||125-150/Lt|
|Paint Double coat||80-120 ft2/Lt||150-180 /Lt|
These items are available in the market with different variations of rates.
If you want to expanse more then go through the good quality paint. Below you’ll get the price of all available paints in the market.
General thumb Rule-if you want to Paint a house of 1000 sq Ft (25 X 40) and It's A fresh painting.
How much Cost of Painting a House in India would take?
With the help of an example here, you will understand how much will the total cost of painting in just one room.
And with the help of this Example, you can easily find the cost of the rooms of your entire house.
So we have a room here, a window and a door.
And the Dimension is below-
Entry room of the house- 10X14 room size where there is a
First of all, the area of the walls needs to be determined. After that, all the windows and doors have to be subtracted from them. You will find an area where you need to paint after deduction.
So this table is for you to understand.
|Items||Covered area||Door/window Deduction||Area(ft2)|
|Wall-1||10 X 10||3X7 (Door)||79|
|Wall-2||10 X 14||3X4 (Window)||128|
|Wall-3||10 X 10||100|
|Wall-4||10 X 14||140|
|Ceiling||10 X 14||140|
|Total Area||587 ft2|
Final cost of wall painting in one room
Now we are going to calculate the cost of the 12 X 10 size room and on the basis of that, you can find the Rate of Painting of the entire House.
|Items Required||Area covered /kg or /lt||The amount required /Kg or /L||Rate per unit (Rupees)||Cost (Rupees)|
|Whitewash||22 ft2/kg||26.7 Kg||25||667.5|
|Putty Double coat||15 ft2/kg||39 Kg||25||975|
|Primer Single coat||150 ft2/Lt||4 Lt||120||480|
|Paint Double coat||100 ft2/kg||5.87 Lt||175||1028|
|Brush+Putty blade+Sand Paper+ Role||1000|
|Total Cost||8846.00 approx (9000 /-)|
You will see this specification written in the bags while you purchase. So before going further, see the bag and ask the retailers.
Therefore, the Internal area= 3.5 X 1000= 3500 sq Ft.
So the total paint area= 1000 + 3500 = 4500 sq Ft
|Items||Area covered /kg or /lt||The amount required /Kg or /L||Rate per unit (Rupees)||Cost (Rupees)|
|Whitewash||22 ft2/kg||204.5 Kg||25||5112|
|Putty||15 ft2/kg||300 Kg||25||7500|
|Primer||150 ft2/Lt||30 L||120||3600|
|Paint||100 ft2/kg||45 L||175||7875|
For all the rooms Including a bathroom, toilet and others (All interior). With this, your entire cost would be within 60,000 Rupees.
And if you going to purchase the items in bulk, you may have to pay less.
Many times it happens that we get confused, after all which putty will be right rate-wise for your house.
So don’t be hesitate
Here is the List of the Putty that you can purchase for your House-
|Name of the putty||Amount||Rates|
|Birla white||40 Kg||900-950 /-|
|Asian Paint||40 Kg||800-900 /-|
|JK Cement||40 Kg||850-900 /-|
|Indigo||40 Kg||920-960 /-|
|Jk wall Putty||40 Kg||700-800 /-|
|Berger wall putty||40 Kg||800-900 /-|
Note- If you want Whiteness- go with the Asian or indigo. Birla or jk provides whiteness with a little bit of yellows whiteness.
Putty comes in the quantity of 1kg, 5kg, 10kg, and 20Kg. Purchase according to the requirement.
Now come to the choices of paints.
Here you know the names of some paints, which will give information about price and these are available in the market or you can order online.
|Name of the Paints||Quantity (Lt)||Price (Rs)|
|Berger Bison Acrylic Interior Wall Emulsion Paint||5 Lt||850 /-|
|Asian paints Tractor Emulsion||4 Lt||1520 /-|
|British Paints||4 Lt||836 /-|
|Nerolac Impressions Metallic Paint, Red Pearl-4L||4 Lt||3,350 /-|
Now you might be clear with the Cost of Painting a House in India and we are sure you can calculate for your house.
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