IS IT REALLY WORTH PAINTING THE HOUSE?

Posted on 04 October 2017 (0)

Painting your home is one of the best ways to improve the aesthetic look, an intern can usually improve the value of the home. When I’m renovating a property, I usually start with subtle renovations of other areas of the home, such as the kitchens and bathrooms. When I do this, I will usually retain the kitchen cupboard carcasses, but replace or even paint cupboard doors and replace handles. There have been occasions where we have used vinyl wallpaper and other similar products to recover bench tops. And on one occasion, we have even used tile paint to change the colour and the total look and feel of kitchen and bathroom tiles.

 

These days, there are really so many different options, and different things you can improve just by using the right type of paint. In particular, if you have an investment property or a renovation project, you can often make relatively cost-effective changes to the look and feel of the property, and get maximum benefit by improving the value of the home.

 

Soon after getting kitchens and bathrooms the way that I want, I’ll next look too some other cheap Improvements, such as assessing the condition of interior ceilings in the home. One of the most effective painting jobs that you can do in a home to improve it’s look and feel, is to quite simply repaint the ceilings and cornices in the home. There have been many occasions where I have found this type of change has dramatically improved the feel when you look into each room in a home.

 

Of course, if necessary, you can take on much larger painting tasks such as painting all interior walls in a home, or possibly even just in selected rooms. We had one property that we were working on a few years ago, where we painted all ceilings, all of the walls inside the home, the exterior rendered walls, and even moved on to doing the tile roof and gutters.

 

Admittedly, this was quite a large undertaking, however once all these parts were completed comma we were able to flip this home and make quite a decent profit. But just think about it, throwing a liquor paint here in there, or sometimes all over the house, there’s a much preferred option to reconstructing or rebuilding Kitchens, bathrooms or making other structural changes around the home.painting home interior

What to consider before painting your home

Posted on 19 September 2017 (0)

Do you need a new look? Painting is one of the most inexpensive ways to improve your home with less effort. Paint colors can instantly change the interior design of your home making more comfortable for you. While painting your home may seem a straightforward process, you need to make an informed decision before you get into it. There are things you need to know before you get your painting project started to avoid messing up. Here are important things you should be aware of before you paint.

Style

There are different home styles that you need to know. It is important for you to understand the existing styles and the one that may be best for your home. Such styles include contemporary, southern, and traditional just to mention a few. Understanding these techniques will help you visualize how your home should look and have the painter implement the style.

Weather

For any painting job to be successful, the weather is a major factor that you should not ignore. You need to consider what the climatic conditions will be before, during and after the painting project. There exist different brands of paint that act differently at high or low temperatures. It is recommended to check for the paint brand’s recommendations before using it. Wind and rain are the essential aspects to consider since they can easily affect your painting project negatively. Too much humidity can make the paint not to dry properly thereby influence the lifespan of the paint. You, therefore, need to avoid painting when rain or humidity have been forecast. Exterior paints mostly require much time for them to dry. You need to, therefore, be considerate of the weather and paint at the date of the year that it is dry. It should not be too hot or too cold the time you paint.

Quality

Quality is one of the essential things to consider when painting your home. Low-quality paint may be cheaper but can last longer. If you are painting your own home, ensure you use an attractive and lasting painting. If it is your first painting job, ensure you ask a professional company about the best quality paint you would use on your home. Remember to paint top to bottom to provide consistency and manage to streak. If you hire a professional for your painting project, ensure they have proper training and experience for the job. Hiring a trained painter will guarantee the quality service delivery. You want your walls to be not only attractive but also durable. Ensure the supplies used for your painting job are of high quality and up-to-date.