interior painting

home interior paintingHow many times have you chosen what you thought was exactly the dead-on colour at the paint store, only to coat a couple of walls on the home front, step back to assess and feel truly disappointed? Maybe even confused, wondering how could the paint sample be so different from what I’m seeing now?

Most people think the easiest part of a home interior painting project is selecting the right colour. But it’s more complicated than that, largely due to one key factor that gets easily overlooked: the effects of lighting on paint colour.

Day or Night, Natural or Not?

The lighting in a room has a huge effect on colour. Never pick paint when you’re short of time and without getting a sense of how it will appear in your actual home environment. Here are four situations to note when choosing paint colours. Continue Reading…

Even as children, we were sensitive to what crayons we chose for our drawings and colouring books. Whether or not you stayed inside the lines, it really was all about the colours. Choosing them was the fun part, and it brought out our creativity.

Now that you’re all grown up and choosing paint colours for your own home, that sense of fun doesn’t have to disappear. When considering the best choices for your home’s particular style and the atmosphere you want to create, you can feel like a kid again! Colours can be symbols of many things: emotions, power, spirituality… The list is endless, but doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Read on for some basic hints to help you on your way. Continue Reading…

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Out with the old and in with the new. Especially if you’ve moved into a great heritage style house that you want to update a bit with fresh, clean walls to show off some of your favourite artwork.

Unfortunately, that means removing any faded, peeling and outdated wallpaper that’s been clinging on for dear life for who knows how many years. Let’s face it: the country rooster and hen pattern in the kitchen has gone well past its vintage charm phase, and is just plain ugly.

Before enjoying the look and feel of those rooms freshly painted in exciting new colours, if you’re keen to do away with that nasty wallpaper yourself, prepare for some messy times ahead. Wallpaper removal takes many hours of hard and dirty work, especially if you’re not Continue Reading…

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House Painting PlansWhat are some of the first things to consider when painting the interior of a house? Aside from the time and effort involved, there are a number of other important factors to consider, which is why smart people hire skilled, professional residential painters to handle the hassles and do the job right. Consult with a home interior painting expert.

What to Decide Before Home Interior Painting Starts:

1. Theme – Do you have a theme in the house? Do you have several? Some people tend to match the interior of their house with the outside architecture, while others don’t feel the need to meld the two. Many homeowners have several themes in their home, and sometimes even a different one for each room. Think of any and all possible themes you want and where, and decide on the colours that will suit them best.

2. Mood – Aside from thinking about what you want to see inside your house, you should also consider what you want to Continue Reading…

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Although painting the interior of your house could be a lot of fun, there are good painting companies that can do the job better and quicker. Hiring residential painters will save you the hassle and fuss of prep work and cleaning up the post-painting mess and muss. Learning a few tips about painting can help you easily determine how much paint you need. A correct estimate of the amount needed will save you a lot of time and money!

Residential painters use a formula to accurately figure out the amount of paint they need for a job. Fear not—it’s not a complicated calculation.

Are you ready for your first lesson on house painting?

Just follow these three easy steps: Continue Reading…

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