Did you know?
If you paint your home you will most probably increase the resale value of your home of course if painted smartly with acceptable colors suiting the contemporary taste of the day. Painting your home is probably one of the most common things getting your home ready for sale so choose wisely your colors. It is wise not to paint too many colors since you don’t know if the prospective buyer will like your choices are not.
One of the side effects of painting your home involves the preparation work prior to painting. Most times cracks and openings and gaps are all filled in with either plaster and fiber tape or caulking. This naturally aids in the rooms finished look. Things look nice and fresh and new and clean. The side effect of this is that you will not have any drafts through any these cracks are openings that were caulked in or plastered over. Thus what this will do is lower your energy bill.
Another nice side effect of painting parts of your house will hide the effects and eyesores that you don’t want people to see or you don’t like seeing yourself anyway. Sometimes this can be done by painting whatever it is over with exactly the same color as the surrounding area trying to blend in and camouflage something which you don’t like to be to visual.
There are certain techniques like flow finishing where you can imitate expensive materials like marble or slate or for that matter even gold. So if your artistic you might be able to make something look a lot different than it really is just by faux finishing it to imitate some other surface.
And probably one of the most important things is the fact is that once you do a proper paint job which include a very good paint preparation such as plastering and sanding and sealing or in some cases power washing, will greatly affect the longevity of your paint job and the looks of your home.