It’s more often than not that we encounter homes that exude eye-catching colors but just not in a positive way. Choosing the perfect paint job for your home may be an incredibly difficult feat. Making blunders when it comes to the color of the paint that you apply on your home can have a significant impact on the totality of the house itself and can even look like a disaster if you’re not careful. What can you do to avoid these blunders? Here are just some of the most usually made mistakes by homeowners when it comes to selecting the paint colors that they apply to their homes.
Probably one of the biggest problems that homeowners do is they first pick the color that they want without considering their home initially. This results in a forced artistic sense that just doesn’t suit the home in most situations. What should be done first is gauging what color will suit best for the home, regardless if the color is your personal favorite or not. Also consider the location of the room of where you’ll be applying the paint and from there, you can start choosing the color that you want to apply.
Choosing Too Bright Colors
Colors that are either too bright or too saturated are one of the blunders that not only look painful and straining to the eyes, but it also results in your home looking like a messy disaster. For example, applying neon colors or colors that are too straining to look at is not advisable. Stick with cool colors that are relaxing to the eyes. The color of your home should allow you to relax.
Singling Out a Room
Another problem that most people make in choosing the right paint job for their home is that they single out rooms whenever they choose the paint color. What happens is that most homeowners decide that they’ll be applying a single color of paint in a particular room. For example, the paint job in the kitchen will be white, the paint job in the living room will be dark blue and the paint job in the bedroom will be light purple and so on. This will result in the furniture and other articles in the rooms not being suited if placed after the paint job is applied. Finding furniture that matches the color of the room is a lot harder than matching the color of the room to the available furniture at hand.
Focusing on Color, Not Atmosphere
Each room has its specific role in your home. Instead of just picking out favorite colors, choose from the role of each room. For example, instead of applying for a bright red or dark brown paint job in your bedroom because these are your favorite colors, choose a more relaxing color like blue or green since a bedroom needs to feel relaxing for you to rest in. For the kitchen, you can use white as a paint scheme to give out a clean look that is a must for any kitchen.