One of the most cost-effective ways of changing your home’s interior appearance is by switching the color of the drywall painting. Choosing the ideal color can be difficult however, which is why we’ve prepared a quick guide to help you make the right choice.
Size Up Your Room
Certain colors can make a space look either bigger or smaller than it really is. For example, light tones such as beige and white will create an illusion that a room is more spacious. On the other hand, warm colors, such as browns and reds, or darker, subdued tones, like dark green, “pull in” the walls together to make oversized rooms appear smaller.
Influence Indoor Activities
You can also use colors to alter the mood of the people in certain parts of your home. For example, muted colors in your bedroom make it easier on the eyes and more conducive to rest. On the other hand, you can have a drywall contractor use brilliant color tones to add some energy to the atmosphere in living rooms, the kitchen or children’s rooms.
Colors can also influence the focal point of a room. Use colors that contrast with your furniture to make your couch and cabinets stand out. Use a light-colored tone to help bring out the darker shade of your crown moldings. The reverse is also true; you can also use matching colors to help divert attention away from things such as radiators or vent ducts.
Changing Versus Maintaining
Do you want to totally change the look of your interior through drywall repair or maintain the existing aesthetic? Maintaining your room’s old colors will require careful examination as the years might have caused the original color to fade or change in appearance. If you don’t mind trying something new, a complete color swap is always a fun choice.
For help choosing the right color for your interior, call us at (317) 257-0779. Universal Roofing and Exteriors is your leading provider of home improvement services in Fishers, Zionsville and Northside of Indianapolis, IN.