By David Funk
Everyone who owns a home could certainly think of several reasons why they do not want to paint, whether it’s a time issue, a lack of skills or a financial constraint. But here are three reasons why you really should consider painting your home right now.
1. Curb appeal: Painting your home helps to increase its curb appeal, which in turn increases its value. A home that is nicely painted makes for a more pleasant visit for guests and adds more appeal in the event that you ever want to sell. Either way, you win!
2. Mood: One thing that we have seen repeatedly is how updating the paint and changing the color of a room can dramatically enhance a person’s mood and how they feel about that area of the home. If it’s your home’s exterior, the change in color can enhance how you feel every time you pull into your driveway.
3. Cost: Executed properly, painting can be one of the most cost-effective ways to keep your home looking well maintained. While there are many paint brands and products to choose from, a visit to your local paint store along with a well-thought-out budget can be one of the best ways to give your home a much-needed facelift without breaking the bank.
A final tip: Choose paint colors that speak to your soul. Anything else just isn’t worth your energy!
David Funk ([email protected]) is the owner of David Funk Painting & Design in Woodbridge.