House Painting Estimator

I recommend that you work with a partner on this although it is not mandatory.

This estimator will serve two purposes.  (1) It will serve as a bill to your clients.  (2) It will provide sufficient instructions to your paint crew for them to do their job.

Create an Excel spreadsheet template that could be used by an house painter to estimate the cost of house painting work. The spreadsheet should:

Job Data

Job data is used to estimate the cost of the work. Factors that contribute to the cost include: area to be painted, number of coats, number of different paint colors to be used, surcharge for gloss paint work, additional costs for stripping old paint, if scaffolding is needed, light over dark/dark over light paint cover-up issues. The following data is collected: