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How Long Does It Take to Paint a Room?

Make painting your next room a breeze with these quick tips.


[Updated: Feb 04, 2021 ] Apr 24, 2020 by Liz Brumer

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Activity Minutes Per Square Foot Example: Minutes for a 384-Square-Foot Room
Prep work 0.185 71.04
Cutting in 0.320 122.88
Rolling walls 0.185 71.04
Cleanup 0.070 26.88
Total time 0.760 291.84

Data source: DIYPaintingTips.com. Chart and calculations by author.

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