Exterior House Painting Pricing Guide

Homes in the Plano Area

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How much will it cost to paint my home’s exterior in the Plano area?

CertaPro’s guide to exterior painting pricing in the Plano region:

Many people want to understand our pricing to help them budget their project, so we’ve put together this guide to help you.

The prices published here are only averages, and some things might affect the price from these ballpark estimates, such as:

The number of surfaces we’ll be painting will affect the price. For example will we be painting your trim? Shingles? Decks? Clapboards?

The conditions of the surfaces we’ll be painting makes a difference in preparation cost. If there are lots of dings, scratches and holes, we’ll need to add more labor time to your quote to fill and sand them.

The height of your home is a factor because painting a first and second story is easier than painting a third or fourth story. High areas that require intricate ladder moves to reach will require more labor as well.

Will you be changing colors? If you’re changing the color of your exterior to something much darker or much lighter, it will require more coats of paint to cover over the old color. In general, we quote projects with 1-2 coats of paint if they are the same or a similar color to the surface paint we’ll be covering. If we’re painting your exterior a different color altogether (i.e. changing the clapboard color from brown to beige) We’ll need to apply a tinted primer coat first and then 2-3 top coats in order to get good coverage and not have the old color seep through the new color.


Some examples of our pricing using typical homes in the Plano area.

Assumptions that accompany these prices:

Clapboard and trim prices are based on spot priming (priming only those areas that are “raw” or have been sanded/filled/prepped) and 1 top coat of paint.

Includes a quality residential architectural coating such as Sherwin Williams Resilience or Benjamin Moore Regal or Sherwin Williams Woodscapes or Benajmin Moore Arborcoat stains. Choosing a decent paint matters, and will almost always save you money (even when you’re painting yourself!).

Large Contemporary Homes : $9,000-11,000

These homes are common in North Texas and were typically built in the 1990s-2000s

Exterior House Painting Costs in North Texas

Single Story Brick Sided Home: $2,800 – $3,200

NOTE: This is the estimated price for painting the trim and accents on your exterior, NOT the brick itself.

Little Elm, TX Home

2-Story Brick Sided Home: $3,200 – $3,600

NOTE: This is the estimated price for painting the trim and accents on your exterior, NOT the brick itself.

brick staining

3-Bedroom Townhome – Approximately 2,100 sf: $2,500 – $3,000

Condo Painting Costs

3,000 Square Foot, 4-bedroom Colonial: $8,000 – $10,000

This type of home is very common in the North Texas area

Exterior Brick Painting Costs