House Painters are accountable for the painting of exterior and interior areas of assigned premises or houses. Their work comprise pre-painting, scraping, patching and sanding as well as cleaning the area and equipment. They might also perform varnishing and other surface covers. The duties of a painter can differ, but there are a number of standards that apply for all.

To obtain this position, some experience in painting or general maintenance preferred.

A good cover letter for a house painter position will draw attention of employer towards your resume. The following sample will help you make your own cover letter for house painter resume.


Sample Cover Letter for House Painter Resume


545 South 8th Street
San Diego, CA 94521

December 30, 2015

Mr. Chris Andrew
Hiring Manager
ABC Painting Company
235 Wordsworth Ave
Los Angeles, CA 96321


Dear Mr. Andrew:

Your job description for house painter position closely complements to my career interests and work experience therefore I am applying for this position with full energy. Along with my certification in house maintenance and one year’s hands-on experience in house painting, I am certain in my ability to become a key member of your team.

As noted on my resume, I am highly skilled in preparing work area and doing the painting groundwork i.e. washing, scraping, sanding, torching or taping to facilitate smooth interior and exterior surfaces previous to the actual painting. Moreover, I have a demonstrated ability to apply coats of paint, varnish, lacquer or other materials to interior and exterior surfaces. My enclosed resume contains more details about my skills in painting arena.

As a fresh and professional house painter, I’d welcome the opportunity to meet with you to talk about how my experience and skills would be beneficial for ABC Painting Company. I can be reached at (000) 999-1232 to set up a meeting time that will best match your timetable. Additionally, I will give you a follow-up call next week.

Thank you for your time and consideration.



John Doe

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