Are you looking to refresh your home’s Exterior or Interior? Check out our tips for choosing the right paint for your home. One of the best ways to enhance your curb appeal and increase your home’s value is to paint the Exterior. But remember, your Interior wall color matters too so, select something you’ll enjoy seeing every day.
Exterior paint sets the stage outside while Interior paint can add a splash of color and showcase your personal style. That said, selecting an Exterior paint type, color and finish is a completely different ballgame than Interior paint. Think of it as two sides of the same coin.
Tips for Choosing an Exterior Paint
When choosing an Exterior paint, be mindful of your style, surface, climate, durability and how you’d like your home to be seen from the outside. You may also need to consider homeowner association rules.
Since the paint will be going on the outside of your home, it should stand up to the elements, including rain, snow and the sun beating down on it day after day. Exterior paint must be tough and durable. You’ll want to choose the right paint for the surface as not all paints are made for all surfaces. Mineral paint is ideal for brick, stone, stucco and other masonry surfaces because you are using a paint that allows the surface to breathe and saves you maintenance down the road.
As for the color of your Exterior, consider your home’s trim, your neighborhood and how much attention you’d like to call to your home. A bright and bold Exterior paint may seem like a great way to broadcast your preferred color palette to the world, but it may also bring you the wrong kind of attention from neighbors. In general, it’s best to stick with neutrals like beige, grey and white, which are timeless colors and beautiful. You don’t have to keep up with the trends and by choosing a long lasting and durable paint, you won’t have to repaint every couple of years.
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Choosing an Interior Paint
When it comes to the inside of your home, all bets are off. Go wild with vibrant or warm hues — or opt for a cool blue or deep green to set a more refined and sophisticated tone. Interior paint ideas are almost as numerous as Interior paint colors, and you can be as adventurous as you’d like.
While there may be hundreds if not thousands of Interior paint colors available, there are only really seven different colors in the paint spectrum — the many options are merely offshoots of the main color branches. These colors are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet (ROYGBIV). Before you can pick a specific color, you’ll need to narrow down the color category first.
Once you have an idea of the color you want, then you can refine your focus and search for similar colors in the same color group. As for what to use to make your decision, we recommend staying in the same color tone as what is already in the room. If it’s warm tones on the flooring and furniture, then choose something that has yellows in it or if it’s grayish in color, then you can choose cooler colors. You could match colors to existing decor or furniture or pick a bold color to set the mood and contrast it with the items in the room. There’s no wrong approach, and you can even use a base color throughout your home with colored accents in the trim or on certain walls.
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If you’re ready to get started on painting your home, consider the value of premium Romabio paint. It’s eco-friendly, highly durable paint that lasts and looks great, and that means years of enjoyment long after the actual painting is done. Order now on Amazon!
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