Most of us would agree that painting is a quick and easy way to refresh or update your home. From painting a child’s room to changing the color of your exterior finish, painting is one home improvement strategy that’s both cost effective and produces immediate results.
But, painting your home’s interior and exterior walls and trim has added value. The benefits of painting can bring to you and your family are many, and varied. Yes, indeed, keeping a fresh coat of paint on walls and trim can also keep homeowners and their families healthy, while boosting the home’s interior and curb appeal.
Here are the benefits of painting your home
Increases Home Value – Painting both interior and exterior walls, trim and other home surfaces will increase the overall real estate value of your home. This helps in valuation of your assets, and can help with resale.
Enhances Curb Appeal – Painting exterior walls, trim and other surfaces of your home will increase curb appeal.
Hides Permanent Marks and Stains – Painting both interior and exterior walls, trim and other home surfaces will help the you cover permanent marks or stains that have proven difficult to remove.
Protects Exterior Surfaces – Painting exterior walls, trim and other surfaces will help the protect your home from the Canada’s extreme weather, particularly ice and snow that can lead to rotting and other damage.
Protects Interior Surfaces – Painting interior walls, trim and other home surfaces will help these areas hold up under normal wear and tear, and protect your walls from damaging effects of water.
The Most Inexpensive Remodel – Does your home need a new look? In this economy, homeowners are finding out that there’s nothing quite like painting to refresh your home and living environment, at a fraction of the cost of a remodel..
High Value Make Over – Does your home need updating? Painting can provide a quick update at pennies on the dollar. Buy quality, low VOC and zero-VOC paints and finishes and you’ll save time and money on the cost of covering your walls.
Positive Energy, Improved Homeowner Outlook – Amazing as it seems, sometimes changing the interior and exterior colours of your home can have the effect of changing your outlook on your home and living environment. Light or white paint makes small rooms and spaces appear bigger. Bright colours can make a family or play room fun and vibrant. Pastels can make a bedroom cozy and serene.