Save Money by Choosing Quality
High-quality paint usually costs more, but provide better coverage and lasts longer. Choosing low-quality paint based purely on price will probably end up costing you more in the long run. Similarly, painters who charge low hourly rates are often much less experienced and take longer to complete a job. They may also have to apply more coats and repaint sooner. At d'Lanes Painting, we work with high-quality Sherwin-Williams paint and work with speed and precision. Our prices are fair, and you'll be amazed at the results.
Oil vs. Latex
Latex paints used to be recommended only for low-traffic areas, but formulas have improved to withstand dirt, moisture, and daily wear and tear. Modern latex paints are as washable and durable as oil-based paints, so you no longer have to use oil-based enamels for woodwork, windows, and doors.
Choosing the Right Color
Choosing the right color is essential for a great-looking result. Light colors work anywhere, but dark colors require rooms with lots of windows and natural light. Painting a basement den a deep blue might sound relaxing but can turn the room into a dungeon. If you're preparing a house for sale, stay with neutral colors that could match any decor or furniture.
If you're transforming your home for yourself, live a little. Go nuts! Like a color? Be bold! If you don't like it, guess what? You can paint it again. Plan a mural. It's your place. The only person who has to like it is you (and the people who live with you).