Calculating Painting Costs for Duplex, Villa, and Bungalow

Calculating Painting Costs for Duplex, Villa, and Bungalow



Cost of Duplex, Villa and Bungalow Painting and other factors

The painting cost of a duplex, villa and bungalow depends upon the size of the built-up area of a house. Cost of paint, labor charges and other factors like both interior, exterior or as the requirement of renovation.

In general, the duplex size is about 1000 sq.ft, a villa size ranges between 1,200 sq.ft to 2,000 sq.ft, and a bungalow size is 2,500 sq.ft to 3,000sq.ft. So In this article we will see the approximate cost of painting a duplex, villa and bungalow.
Before calculating the painting cost of a house one should decide the paint brand product and the requirement of paint coat according to the house walls condition. So let's see the type of paint and fresh painting, repainting, interior or exterior painting

Cost Per sqft including labour charges.

Type of Paint Painting Cost per sq.ft
Emulsion ₹ 8 - 22
Luster ₹ 26-30
Distemper ₹ 10
Enamel ₹ 12-18
Textured ₹ 80 - 300

Additional cost per sqft depends on the factors given below:

Painting Requirements Price per sq.ft Material + Labour charges
Fresh Painting ₹ 20 - 38
Repainting ₹ 12 - 28
Interior Painting
₹ 12- 35
Balcony Painting ₹ 13
Putty ₹ 4

Additional factors affecting painting cost

Right brand and paint product
For deciding the right brand and paint product check the chart given below:
Paint Category
Useability Water-based Paints (distemper, luster, texture, emulsion) Oil based Paints (enamel, emulsion, luster)
Characteristics Flexibility
Tolerance of surface contraction and expansion without cracking.
Less Tolerance of surface contraction and expansion. Therefore more susceptible to cracking
Durability Excellent UV durability, resistance to chalking, and colour fade. Less susceptible to environmental conditions like temperature and humidity.
Emissions Zero or low levels of VOCs. High levels of VOCs
Sheen levels Low sheen level but maintains it for a longer duration of time.
Higher sheen level but becomes duller over time.
Usage More suitable for exterior use. More suitable for interior use.
Applications Surface conditions Can tolerate a small amount of moisture on the application surface. Oil based paints repel water as a result, unable to create strong adhesion bonding to the surface.
Clean up
It Is easier to clean up the painted surface. It needs special thinners to use in the cleaning process.
Drying time Touch dry 30-60 minutes 6-8 hours
Ready for recoat 2-3 hours 16-20 hours
Fully dry 1-4 weeks 2-3 days

Repainting vs Fresh Painting

The other factor that determines the painting cost of a house is the wall's condition and requirement of repainting or fresh painting.
Fresh painting includes 2 coats of putty, a coat of primer, and two or three coats of paint. The repainting process requires putty for filling cracks on the wall's surface, a coat of primer, and two coats of paint. So painting cost increased in case of a fresh painting of a house.

Types of areas that need to be painted

Interior vs Exterior Painting

Paints products are formulated with different properties according to the requirement of areas. Interior paints allow cleaning and stain resistance on the other hand exterior paints come with the properties of fading, UV colour corrosion, and mildew resistance. Interior paints are more basic than exterior paints and therefore exterior paints are more costly.
But in terms of painting only the interior is more expensive than painting only the exterior.
The number of colours also affects the painting cost of a house
Using single colour for painting the whole house saves the wastage of paint and money too while multiple colour used for painting a house or texture paint used for highlighted walls dramatically increased the painting cost of the house.

Choose the right colour and shades

Natural colours, and pastel colours like white, beige, and light gray are the right choice for duplex exterior colours as these shades make the house look bigger.
Villas are medium size houses not very small, they are a bit bigger than duplexes. So painting in light and dark colour combinations is the best choice for villas like peach and white, blue and white, yellow, beige and white.
Bungalows are bigger in size and more spacious including a garden. So to give it a luxurious and grand look it can be painted in dark and light gray colour combination, white and gray, or any neutral shades.
Single-colour painting cost about ₹10 per sq.ft and multiple colo₹ used for painting increases the cost depending on the overall work.

Wall Care Putty

Putty is an essential step in the fresh house painting process. It is used for leveling wall surfaces to give a uniform paint finish look. It is also used in the repainting process for filling cracks in walls and ceilings.
Putty costs ₹50 per kg and 1kg putty cover 15-35 sq. ft walls area. The cost of putty application including labor charges is ₹4 per sq. ft.

Wall Primer

Priming wall in-house fresh painting process is the second main step to ensure paint is absorbent on the surface however in the repainting process it is not essential to apply primer on the wall in order to paint the surface in the existing same color.
1-liter primer costs range between ₹140 -200 per liter and provide a coverage area of 201 to 270 sq.ft / liter.

Painting Cost of Duplex

The duplex consists of two floors having a kitchen, dining room + living room, and a bathroom on the ground floor and bedrooms on the first floor. It comprises a built-up area of around 1000 sq.ft - 1600 sq.ft.
For instance let’s consider the painting cost of 1000 sq.ft duplex cost -
The painting labour cost is around 3/2 (1.5 times) of the incurred material’s cost. For example, if the material cost is ₹30,000, the labour cost would be -3/2* 30,000 = ₹ 45,000.

Painting Cost of Villa

Villas are usually built in predetermined plots in rows. It comprises a single floor or two. Villas could be of any size ranging between 2000 sq.ft to 2500 sq. ft.
Let’s consider the cost of painting a 2000 sq. ft villa as follows-
Fresh painting charges including material + labour =20 - 38 per sq.ft
So for painting a 2000 sq. ft villa is 2000 x 4 x 20 = ₹ 160,000 or 2000 x 4 x 38 = ₹ 304,000
Thus the painting cost of the 2000 sq. ft is around ₹ 160,000 or ₹ 304,000.

Painting Cost of Bungalow

The approximate minimum requirement of a Bungalow area is 3,000 sq.ft out of the minimum built-up area is 2500 sq.ft. so while calculating a 3000 sq.ft bungalow painting cost we consider a built-up area painting cost of 2500 sq.ft that is as follows-
Fresh painting charges including material + labour =20 - 38 per sq.ft
So painting cost of a Bungalow with 2500 sq.ft built-up area is 2500 x 4 x 20 = ₹ 200,000 or 2500 x 4 x 38 = ₹ 380,000

FAQs

Natural colours and pastel colors like white, beige, and light gray are the right choices for duplex exterior colours as these shades make the house look bigger.
Villas are medium size houses not very small; they are a bit bigger than duplexes. So painting in light and dark colour combinations is the best choice for villas like peach and white, blue and white, yellow, beige and white.
Bungalows are bigger in size and more spacious including a garden. So to give it a luxurious and grand look it can be painted in dark and light gray colour combination, white and gray or any natural shades.
Fresh painting includes 2 coats of putty, a coat of primer, and two or three coats of paint. The repainting process requires putty for filling cracks on the wall's surface, a coat of primer, and two coats of paint. So painting cost increased in case of a fresh painting of the house.
Painting cost of 1000 sq.ft Duplex cost - The painting labour cost is around 3/2 (1.5 times) of the incurred material’s cost. For example, if the material cost is ₹ 30,000, the labour cost would be -3/2* 30,000 = ₹ 45,000.
Cost of painting a 2000 sq.ft Villa as follows:
Fresh painting charges including material + labour =20 - 38 per sq.ft
So for painting a 2000 sq.ft villa is 2000 x 4 x 20 = ₹ 160,000 or 2000 x 4 x 38 = ₹ 304,000
Thus the painting cost of the 2000 sq.ft is around ₹ 160,000 or ₹304,000.
The approximate minimum requirement of a Bungalow area is 3,000 sq.ft out of the minimum built-up area is 2500 sq.ft.
so while calculating a 3000 sq.ft bungalow painting cost we consider a built-up area painting cost of 2500 sq.ft that is as follows-
Fresh painting charges including material + labour =20 - 38 per sq.ft
So the painting cost of 2500 sq.ft built-up area is 2500 x 4 x 20 = ₹ 200,000 or 2500 x 4 x 38 = ₹ 380,000.



03-Mar-2023
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