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Painting  /  December 15, 2021

How to Choose Interior Paint Colors

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Interior Paint Colors for Homes in McKinney, TX & Nearby Cities

There are many things you should know when it comes to picking the right interior paint color for your house. We’ll cover the basics below.

What Paint Do You Use?

Paint is usually sold in either flat or gloss finishes. Flat finish paint will generally be cheaper than gloss because it doesn’t have the same high shine finish but depending on what type of lighting you want in your room; one might look better than another. Glossy paints tend to reflect light and make the space look brighter while matte paints absorb light and warmer (and sometimes darker) tones can make a room look smaller by contrast. Choose the type of paint based on the room you want to change. Choose lighter when you want to make a small space look larger and darker when you want to add coziness and warmth.

Picking Colors

The next thing you should do when picking interior paint colors is choose colors that complement each other. If you’re going for a modern theme, try complementing the dominant color with accents in grays, blacks, and whites. For classic themes, use complementary colors like red and green, blue, and orange, or yellow and purple. If you’re going for a neutral color scheme, try grays, browns, and whites.

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Handyman Connection of McKinney offers interior and exterior painting services. Contact us or call (972) 752-6985 to schedule an estimate.

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