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For a clean and fresh look, paint your house with a neutral color. Keep in mind that painting your entire house can take anywhere between two weeks and six months. Before you choose the color of paint, first use an eggshell wash to remove any dirt or grime buildup that has been on the walls for several days. Be sure to also wipe down any windowsills, floorboards, and moldings in your home with vinegar water as well as the area around your doorframes.
1. LIGHT COLOR
The most commonly used color in the United States is white, which can work well with almost any type of decor. Other options include beige, yellow, or pink paint. Yellow, red, and blue paint will add texture to your home and give it a warm feeling.
2. MEDIUM COLOR
Choose a muted neutral color for your walls that fits well with the rest of your interior design style. If you are planning to include bright colors, try these: orange, blue, or purple. These colors work best in rooms with lots of natural light.
3. DARK COLOR
Paint your walls black or dark gray, which will work well in any room of the home, especially rooms that have less natural light and are further away from the sun. Be sure to eliminate any furniture or accessories with these colors. This will help prevent your walls from blending into the furnishings and becoming an eyesore.
4. TEXTURED PAINT
You can get a textured feel by applying a light coat first, then a heavy coat of paint on top. To avoid staining your sills and jambs, prepare them first. You can also get a textured effect by mixing the paint with pebbles or sand to make beach-themed décor or wood shavings for wood-themed decorations. Mixing different colors will create unique variations that are suitable for any room in your home.
Clear coats are typically used for protecting the color underneath but can also be used to create different colors that are created by mixing the paint and clear coat together. To make lighter colors, mix in white or gray. To make darker colors, mix in brown, blue, or purple. If you’re not sure which colors to choose, experiment with several different combinations to see what your options are.
Choose a neutral color if you are unsure of which colors to use in your home. You can also choose a dark color or a bold and bright color that will contrast well with the neutral color to create an extraordinary look.