MN Interior Painting: Choosing the Right Shades for Your Home, Pt 2

No matter what your homeownership experience level, picking out paint colors for the house can be a trying enterprise. How many times have you been at the home improvement store and witnessed a couple quietly arguing over swatches, trying to decide which shade will look best in the dining room? Don’t be that couple! These MN interior painting tips will help you avoid some of the preliminary work of choosing the right paint colors for your home.

Below are some more helpful hints for picking out the right paint colors for your home from the MN interior painting professionals of Schoenfelder Painting.

Living Room: The living room is one of the most important spaces in your home. It may not serve the same necessary functions as the kitchen or bathroom, but your family members will no doubt spend a great deal of their time in the living room. Muted shades of browns, greens, and blues are ideal for creating a soothing, welcoming, and comforting environment in which your family can gather, share stories, or just relax. Try to avoid bright, distracting colors in the living room if you want it to be a space reserved for relaxation.

Bedroom: Trying to figure out the best paint colors for the bedrooms in your home can be a challenging task. There are a lot of interior paint options to choose from depending on the personality of the person’s bedroom and the atmosphere he/she wishes to promote within the living space. Kids will want more exciting colors, likes reds or shades of orange or even shapes and scenes painted onto their walls. Adults may opt for more comforting hues of green and blue to create a more relaxation-inducing environment.

Keep it Evergreen: No, we don’t mean paint every room the shade of your favorite pine tree. What we mean is, unless you plan on repainting your house each season, try to avoid paint colors indicative of certain celebrations or times of the year. If you choose orange and black for the dining room, it will forever be known as the “Halloween Room.” The same goes for other combinations like red and green; a red and green bathroom will quickly take on a Christmas theme, even if this wasn’t your intention.

Hopefully these tips will help you become a more informed consumer when choosing the hues that will be gracing your Minnesota home’s walls for years to come. For professional MN interior painting services you can count on, contact Schoenfelder Painting today at (952) 345-2901. Our crew of seasoned contractors will be more than happy to help turn your dream home into a reality.

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