What to Consider Before an Interior Painting Project

It is not enjoyable to be in a room that looks gloomy and dull. You can, however, breathe new life into it with a new coat of paint. Pursuing an interior painting job is one of the best and easiest home improvement projects you can do on your own. Whether you’re a seasoned DIYer or a first-timer, preparing for it is imperative to ensure the success of the job.

In today’s post, let Handyman Connection® of Lincoln share the things to consider before an interior painting project.

The Cost

In a DIY paint job, it is often the total price of the needed supplies that drives the final cost. Find out how much paint and primer required, as well as items such as rollers, painter’s tape, drop cloths and other equipment. For this, you must also consider the size of the room to be painted anew.

The Time Frame

For some, budgeting time is just as important as budgeting finances. In that regard, first-time painting DIYers must take into account the length of time it takes for the project to finish. You would want to pad your estimates, which means you’d have to factor in the amount of time needed to dry the new paint. It doesn’t have to be a quick paint job—doing it at one’s own pace is still important to ensure the best results.

The Paint Colors

With so many colors to choose from, picking the right palette can be difficult. To help narrow down your choices, factor in the room’s changing light levels and the height of the ceiling. Look into the size of the room as well and how colors affect its appeal. Cool hues like blues, greens and purples make small rooms look spacious, while intense ones like reds, yellows and oranges provide for a more vibrant appearance.

Talk to the pros of Handyman Connection of Lincoln for more information on how to get started on your interior painting project. You may also choose to tap our painting expertise—our professionals have the specialized skills to get the job done right, from careful prep work through the final coat and cleanup. Call (402) 205-2575 or fill out our contact form to request an estimate.

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