House Painting Prices In South Africa

What is House Painting


A house painter and decorator is a tradesman responsible for the painting and decorating of buildings, and is also known as a decorator or house painter. The purpose of painting is to improve the appearance of a building and to protect it from damage by water, corrosion, insects, and mold.

House Painting Prices In South Africa

For example, the cost to paint one room in South Africa can range from R500 to R1500, according to Kandua. As well, the cost of interior painting can vary depending on the location of the job. Plus, there can be other factors to account for.

How Much Does Paint Cost In South Africa

Latex-based paints cost an average of R23789.79 per gallon.

Latex-based paints can hold up for a long period of time and perform well in bedrooms, living rooms, and hallways. Oil-based paints cost slightly more, with an average of R31617.40 per gallon.

How much is it to paint a house in South Africa?

Re: Cost of painting a house

Can go as high as R64.00/m2 if the place is in poor condition. That’s for ceilings & walls. If you are changing color then I add 8 – 12 %.

How long will the paint last?

Type of PaintAverage Lifespan
Latex paint2 – 10 years
Acrylic paint2 – 15 years
Chalk paint1 – 5 years

What does bad paint look like?

Here are a few ways to tell if the paint has gone bad: Paint is moldy or smelly: Paint that sits in storage for a long time may begin to mold or mildew if it has bacterial contamination.

Paint is “chunky”: Paint that sits for a long time will settle, so you’ll have to stir it properly before beginning to use it.

Why is painting a home so expensive?

It’s not always the case, but most of the time, the single biggest factor in why it is so expensive to paint a house, is the level of quality the painter can deliver.