Best Colors for Spring and the Best People for the Job
Spring is a great time for homeowners to paint their homes because of the good weather in the season. This means fewer disruptions and issues during this time, while also having the right conditions to see which colors look best for your home.
Getting Started: Advice from Professionals
Painting a home is not as easy as you think. It has its own unique skills to be accomplished thoroughly and correctly, and this is why professionals can be very helpful.
From selecting the kind of paint and theme that suits your home to choosing the right equipment and preparing your home for spring painting, the professionals’ job is to help you and take the weight off your shoulders.
After all, climbing around and on top of a house is tricky and dangerous. People need to be trained and know what they’re doing. They also need to know how to prepare surfaces and remove chipped, cracked and peeling old paint.
Then you may need help deciding which colors to use on your home. Coastal blues and greens? The sunwashed golden tones of the south? Desert earth and terra cotta shades? There are many outstanding choices.
Spring Painting Inside the Home
Apart from the outside of your home, it is important to consider what can be done for the inside. Contrary to what some people may expect, painting the inside may actually require more planning and preparation. This is because you have to consider the motif of each different room, as well as the actual design of the home.
There’s more to it than just choosing a color and painting it over the existing color on the walls. The walls must be prepared to accept new paint. Old paint may need to be removed in places, especially if it is cracking or chipping, while dings and chips need to be patched. Edges must be taped off. You also need to consider the furniture and if the new color scheme matches.
As you can see, it can be better for professionals to handle the job to do it right, do it efficiently, and avoid damaging your furniture.
Finding the right color combinations
Just because you cannot execute the actual painting doesn’t mean you cannot take charge of other aspects of repainting the home. You can start by being acquainted with the typical color combinations that might be used in homes.
The most usual colors for spring painting can be neutral blues, grays, pearls, and greens, which can be highlighted by more striking colors like ocean blue or everglade green. This is pleasing and cooling to the eyes, which makes it perfect for spring and summer. Experienced professionals will know just where to add those highlights for maximum effect.
As we’ve said, call the pros, especially if you have little experience with painting around your home. Save yourself time, hassle and inconvenience, and get the spring print job you had in mind.
Greg Nelson is the owner of Nelson Construction & Renovations Inc. He is a Florida State Certified Building Contractor, creating artistry in all areas of design and construction projects. He is a musician, and artist. A husband and father, Greg appreciates all the wonderful elements of family life.
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