Jun 25 , 2020

House Painting Mistakes Everyone Makes (and How to Avoid Them)

shutterstock_57151873

Choosing the Wrong Colors

One of the biggest, most devastating painting mistakes you can make happens before you even pick up a brush or roller. That mistake is basing your paint color choice on color chips. We’ve all done it. You pick out a nice color from the strip at the store and order your paint. But when you put the paint on the walls at home, it doesn’t look like the color you picked out. You can avoid this problem by asking the paint store to mix a small sample of paint that you can take home and try out on the wall, in both natural and artificial light, during the day and at night. Then if you don’t like it, you’re only out a few bucks. Check out these 10 useful tips for how to choose paint colors, and you’ll be on your way to selecting the perfect hue for each room in your home.

Another paint-color related tip: If you’re selling your home, don’t choose bright colors. Buyers might not think your lime green kitchen is as cool as you do. Our advice: Keep it neutral.

Related Posts

3 Handyman Business Myths Exposed
I get a lot of e-mails from readers who are interested in starting a handyman business, but have a few roadblocks hol...
Read More
The First 5 Steps to Starting a Home Based Handyman Business
Ready to start a home based handyman business and want to know the best way to get started? Like most people in your ...
Read More
How to Make an Extra $1,000 Per Month in Just 5 Hours Per Week With a Part Time Handyman Business
The handyman business works great as a part-time business. The overhead is low and it only takes a few hours per week...
Read More