House painting must be done properly to transform your home into an impressive work of art. Getting in touch with Denver companies that specialize in house painting projects may help you decide which paints to use for certain rooms in your home. You should also keep in mind these tips:
1. Pay attention to the lighting in the room.
When buying paints, always check the paint chips under the light boxes in paint stores. This way, you can see how the colors look under fluorescent light and incandescent lighting (not just under natural light). Remember that natural daylight will show the truest color, incandescent light reveals yellows and warm tones, and fluorescent lighting will cast a blue tone. Thus, strong, bold colors like red might appear too bright when exposed to natural light, but may look more effective when used on a space where indirect light can hits.
2. Test the color.
If you are not sure how a color would look on a wall, test it on a large area of a wall or use a poster board. Try vivid and strong colors, or deep, softer neutrals as the accent or main colors, or use a stronger color on the ceiling to dramatically change the entire look and feel of a room.
3. Do not forget the decorative finishes.
You can add depth to dull and flat walls with dramatic or subtle broken color and visual texture. Try metal or burnished mineral finishes or layered colored glazes for depth. Pewter, copper, antiqued gold and silver, and bronze are a few examples of softly reflective metals that you can use.
Contact Dowd Restoration for more helpful information on house painting and choosing paints. We specialize in Denver house painting. Our services go beyond whole room painting. We also do to custom finishes, crown molding and baseboards, custom projects, historic restoration, and staircases. Dowd Restoration is accredited by the Better Business Bureau in Denver, and we are a member of the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America.