Painting a home is a great way to help increase its selling factors without going overboard on the budget. But for just a few dollars more you can go from bland basic colors to eye catching patterns and unique painting techniques that can help sell your home. Check out my list of the top three painting home improvement projects you can do to help sell your home.
This easy to do painting technique allows you to use bright and bold colors-that are unconventional for selling a home-and dull them down enough to still make them pop without being overbearing. Best of all you only need a few extra supplies besides the paint, making this a cheap alternative to other home improvement projects.
Color washing simply requires your favorite paint, a sponge or rag and some glazing compound, all found at any paint supply store. Check out my article color washing techniques to learn the basics and more for color washing your walls to help sell your home.
While this unconventional approach to home selling should be applied with caution, it can however reinvigorate many areas of the home or property that would otherwise go unnoticed. A plain privacy fence suddenly turns into a garden paradise or a rusty red shed turns into a wildlife scene that blends in seamlessly with the surroundings.
Be picky with your choices and don’t get personal. Trying to sell it to anyone and no one can be tough, but just might help seal the deal if it’s done right. Read tips for painting wall murals to get a good idea of what you’re in for.
If your wood floors are damaged enough and you can’t afford to repair them, you might consider painting them. There are numerous style ideas for painting hardwood floors from faux rugs to whitewashing, making this a versatile choice for a selling point of your home. You can read more about painting hardwood floors by reading my article painting hardwood floors.