Posted by: Roby Robertson | September 16, 2009

Lake Norman Real Estate: 3 Steps To Picking Out The Right Paint

Preparing your home to sell your  home can be quite an experience.  You are totally in a new zone, surrounded by ceilings,walls  and stairs.  You want your home to look the best, so it’s important to pick out the right kind of paint. Of course, in a single article, we can’t show you absolutely everything that you need to know about moving into your new house, but we are going to try to give you some good tips on picking out a new house quality house paint.
1.  Match it.   Make sure whatever kind of house paint that you buy matches up with your existing paint.  Maybe take a picture or find out exactly what kind of paint you have in your house right now so that when you go to the hardware store, you can show them exactly what you need.

2. Buy high-quality paint.  Take a look around at the different types of paint that are available for you to buy in the store.  You will quickly notice that paint varies in quality drastically and you generally get way you pay for.  Granted, you have to make sure that you’re not getting ripped off and you really are getting a good deal, but if you are serious about making money on your house, try to buy the best type of paint that you can afford.
3.  Ask a professional.  It’s okay if you don’t know everything about home remodeling.  Some people do it for a living.  Builders, contractors, subcontractors and other home decorators might be able to give you some words of wisdom and help that you might not be able to get otherwise. Don’t be afraid to ask.  Just ask them for a little help and you might be able to save yourself some time and headaches.

Of course, there’s a lot more to say about house paint.  We can’t have put everything in one article.  Ask a professional or call your Lake Norman Agent at 704 451 7051 to get a referral.


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