What does the color of your house say about you? The exterior of your house is what the world sees. And, it is what you see every day. Does it reflect your personality? Does it make you happy? Is it inviting to guests or customers if you have a home based business? If you are selling, is it attractive to buyers? Your house sends a message to others and tells your secrets about who you are.
When it comes time to paint the exterior, you have a lot of options and some limitations you need to consider.
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Is everything you know about picking paint colors wrong?
The average person at some time is going to have to pick paint colors to redo a room, a house, an office or other space. Most people get stressed out about this, and for good reason! Why? Picking harmonious paint colors is somewhat of a mystery, and the majority of what you have heard or read about it is wrong. Picking the wrong colors costs money to redo, or stares you in the face every day if you choose to live with it. Not good!
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It's a new year. Why not make a resolution to make your house beautiful! But how! Here are ten ways to make your house beautiful in 2018.
Make a Plan
You are much more likely to get the end result you want if you start with a plan. Many people just start buying things they like, hoping that it will all work together in the end. This usually does not work. A designer can help you come up with a great and affordable plan. It starts with understanding your own style, what you want and how your Read more [...]
In a previous post, I wrote on How to Pick the Perfect Exterior Paint Colors for your home and shared my process for picking my own exterior paint colors. And like many home owners, even though I thought I was done, something came up and I changed my mind!
What happened? Well, I researched reviews of exterior paint and found that Sherwin Williams had better reviews on exterior paint than Benjamin Moore. I think both companies are great and I recommend colors from both to customers for my Read more [...]
Most people struggle with picking paint colors. Picking the perfect exterior paint colors can be even more stressful because the whole world can see your choices! And, if you make a paint color mistake, it can be expensive to fix. So, how do you pick the right colors?
The first thing to consider is if you are painting because you are selling it or because you are staying and need to maintain your paint or just want a new look. If you are selling, your paint choice may be quite different as you Read more [...]
What are the top paint colors that can help you increase the sales price of your home by more than $10,000? What colors should you avoid so you don't lose money? Not sure how to pick paint colors to start with and worried abut making a color mistake? You are not alone. Almost 50% of paint sales are to those who made a color mistake. Boy, can that get expensive! Get it right the first time. Call 907-362-0065 for a color consultation today! Learn more about my color consulting services.
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Color is a very personal thing.
We all have our favorites and ones we really do not like. The colors we surround ourselves with, whether in our homes or the clothes we wear can affect our mood and be stimulating, relaxing, inspiring or affect a wide range of feelings. Because color can have a strong emotional effect on people, it is important to consider how it will affect buyers when you put your home on the market.
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