September 18, 2014 | Posted in
When we think of paint colours, there are many bland, and equally flashy, choices. Your beloved “Tangerine Dream,” or “Raspberry Lolly” may be loved by some, but could send potential buyers running for the door. Never underestimate the investment of painting before you list. It’s a relatively quick and inexpensive pick-me-up for your house, and paint colour can instantly brighten a space, modernize the outdated, and give the illusion of space. I encourage my clients to also consider the following before they add a fresh coat:
Not for the DIYers
While painting is probably considered one of the easier home improvement jobs (compared to, say, installing a new floor, or tiling a shower), painting an entire house is an ambitious endeavor. I truly believe it’s a task best left to the professionals. Painting is a multistep process that may involve wall repair, removing fixtures, taping, priming, and, of course, clean...