The cot for this type of work can vary enoormously depending size and design of your house.
The below is a survey conducted by Which? in 2012 to act as a guide, remember this was done in 2012 so you do need to allow for price changes.
NB: All prices include labour and materials but exclude VAT.
|Job||Details||Typical price quoted||Price range||Typical time to complete job|
|Survey conducted in July 2012|
|Wallpaper a room||Room size approx 14'6” x 11' (4.42m x 3.35m). Line and paper. Assume walls are sound and room was previously painted so no existing wallpaper to remove. Customer supplying own wallpaper.||£350||£255-£440||2–3 days|
|Paint a room that was previously wallpapered||Room size approx 14'6” x 11' (4.42m x 3.35m). Remove old wallpaper. Assume walls have minor imperfections. Cover with lining paper. Emulsion on top.||£480||£420-£600||3-4 days|
|Remove Artex from a ceiling, plaster and repaint||Room size approx 14'6” x 11' (4.42m x 3.35m). Get rid of existing Artex, replaster and paint.||£450||£350-£550||3-4 days|
|Paint a room - small||Room size approx 7' x 7'1” (2.13m x 2.16m). Repaint walls and ceiling with light coloured emulsion. Assuming existing plaster is in good condition.||£180||£148-£225||1-2 days|
|Paint a room - medium||Room size approx 10'10” x 9'10” (3.3m x 3m). Repaint walls and ceiling with light coloured emulsion. Assuming existing plaster is in good condition.||£240||£190-£300||1-2 days|
|Paint a room - large||Room size approx 20' x 16'6” (6.1m x 5.03m). Repaint walls and ceiling with light coloured emulsion. Assuming existing plaster is in good condition.||£335||£240-£425||2-3 days|
|Gloss woodwork in one room - existing woodwork poor quality||Room size approx 10'10” x 9'10” (3.3m x 3m). Remove old gloss and prepare wood. Undercoat and gloss. Skirting boards and one door frame. No doors or windows.||£260||£208-£353||2 days|
|Gloss woodwork in one room - existing woodwork good quality||Room size approx 10'10” (3.3m x 3m). Assume existing gloss is good quality, just discoloured. Rub down, undercoat and gloss. Skirting boards and one door frame. No doors or windows.||£148||£100-£180||1-2 days|
|Repaint upstairs and downstairs hallway and stairs in an average three-bed semi-detached house||Assume existing plaster walls are in good condition and currently painted a light colour. Repaint all walls in downstairs hallway, upstairs hallway and stair area.||£350||£240-£480||1-2 days (walls only)|
|Paint exterior of average three-bed semi-detached house||Assuming render is in good condition and just needs a repaint.||n/a||£435-£885||2-4 days