Interior painting is one way to bring a room alive, particularly if you go with a new coat of paint.

shutterstock_76062430Want to Redecorate a Room Without Spending a Fortune?  Paint It!

There are several ways to give a room new life.  You can put in French windows or doors, maybe a skylight.  New flooring can also make a room look amazing.  Maybe install some travertine tile or some saltillo.  Recessed lighting makes a room look like a museum or an art gallery.  But what do all of these redecorating ideas have in common?  They cost a LOT of money to do.  French doors for example will set you back as much as $1300.  Recessed lighting about $700, and you don’t want to know how much travertine or saltillo is going to run.  So what do you do?  Give up?  Not at all. Why not paint your home?

A professional house painter will be able to, for a small amount of money comparably, paint a room in your home and give it a much needed facelift.  And it isn’t just paint finishes and colors that he can help you with.  He knows tricks to make a room show contrast.  Something as simple as painting a couple of walls a slightly darker or lighter shade of the paint color you’ve chosen can add depth and dimension to a room.  Another trick is to use natural light to your advantage.  Have a wall that gets a lot of sunlight?  You can paint that wall to partially reflect the sunlight into the room and give it a brighter look.  But that is just one way a house painter can help you remodel.

Give Your Walls Some Texture With Specialty Paint

Paint used to be kind of boring to be honest.  You picked a shade, you picked a finish and then that was it.  However, some paint nowadays not only comes in amazing colors it comes in different textures.  You can get a paint for example that feels exactly like leather or denim or even velvet.

You can also get a paint that has sparkles in it for your daughter who loves princess stuff.  You can paint a mural in your son’s room who’s into sci-fi.  And all of this is accomplished simply by painting.  But it all makes sense if you give it some thought.  Michaelangelo painted a famous ceiling for the vatican, and street artists turn dilapidated walls into canvases.

Think of the possibilities.  And how do you start?  You start by hiring a local painter.

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