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Exterior painting

10 Nov

Make Your Home the Talk of the Town With a New Paint Job

The exterior of the home is what everyone sees first. Make it the talk of the town by getting it painted by professionals. This doesn’t just mean the house itself, either. The house, garage, shed, deck, and even outdoor decor can all benefit from some paint. It helps improve the look and value of your residence.

Choose Neutral Colors

Sure, you can opt for a bright pink house. This bold statement won’t go over well for many in the neighborhood, though. It may be the talk of the town — but not the talk you want. You should choose neutral colors that will help with curb appeal. There’s a reason shades of gray, brown, white, and blue get picked most often. They look appealing without needing to be over the top.

Make It Match

You may have put a lot of thought into the paint scheme of your house. Did you think about the other components surrounding it that also make up part of your home’s exterior? The shed, garage, deck, other outbuildings, and even decor should also get painted. You want to make sure things match and go well together for a truly eye-catching picture.

Bring It Back to Life

Perhaps you don’t need a full paint job completed. A touch-up can really help bring your home back to life. Adding some color to your trim can brighten things up while changing the color of some outdoor decor can also inspire a fresh look for the place.

All the Benefits

Of course you’re getting enhanced curb appeal when you paint. The fresh color looks great to you and everyone who passes by. That’s not the only benefit you receive from a paint job, though. An extra layer of paint helps to further protect the home’s siding from the elements. This increases its lifespan so you won’t have to make replacements so soon.

You may need (or choose) to sell your home in the future. Keeping a fresh coat of paint on the house can also help increase the overall value. It’s a job the new owners won’t have to complete themselves, so you’ll be more likely to receive a larger profit because of it. It’s recommended to paint every five years — give or take — to maintain these benefits.

You’ll also get to stop damage before it becomes a problem. When you paint, you get a closeup of your siding, window trim, and other exterior components. If insects infiltrated or weather warped your wood, you’ll know. You can assess the situation and get things repaired before it has the chance to worsen. Once you address this concern, you can continue with your painting project. Your home will now be in the best condition possible.

Make your home the (good) talk of the town by hiring professionals for a paint job. You’ll get all the benefits without having to accomplish the work yourself. A new paint job can make your home’s exterior look fresh, appealing, and inviting to yourself, your guests, and future buyers.

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