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    Painting inside of home

    Painters & Decorators

    Am I best using neutral or bright colours to paint the inside of my home? What might it depend on, aside from personal preferences? How can I balance these colours well? Should they be mixed up from room to room or is it better just to use pretty much the same types of colours either way?

    Asked by Joyce on 17th Dec 2020
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    mcs decorating

    "I love Magnolia, it does not go as dirty looking as white and you can go much longer between re-painting, my personal preference.

    Hope this helps."

    Answered on 21st Jul 2021 - Member since Jul 2021 - report

    "It depends on what effect you want to get, because if you do it for yourself, you choose the colors as you like. And if it's more for rent, I would recommend painting without using too contrasting colors.
    Because it might be wrongly received and you might be asked to repaint in more subdued colors.
    Simply put, it is mostly your decision"

    Answered on 17th Dec 2020 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    T@P decorating

    "It’s down to your own preference but I find if you like a certain colour the work the rest of your colours around the one you like so it blends in"

    Answered on 20th Apr 2021 - Member since Mar 2021 - report

    "Should be one base colour like white or light grey that will give You feel of extra space .Darker colours will automatically take that impression.Try to use not to many dark colours or try to use them only on one wall for example."

    Answered on 17th Dec 2020 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    MLSD Interiors LTD

    "When painting or getting anything decorated.

    It’s all personal preference.

    Go with what you think matches and ask a professional what colour schemes match.

    But underlying personal preference matters more.

    You don’t want to ask a painter to do what they want then not love it."

    Answered on 17th Dec 2020 - Member since Jun 2020 - report

    "It all depends on the preferences of the location of the space. Due to the weather in the UK (cloudy, gray), I would suggest using lighter shades to make the interior brighter, which will allow you to save a bit on electricity"

    Answered on 17th Dec 2020 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    M&D painter/decorator

    "Most people use natural colours as it keeps the size of the rooms. If use bold colours then it makes your rooms look smaller. But the other option is, do 1 feature wall on a colour and this would be fine, and you need to take into account the size of your rooms and how much light is getting in. I would not recommend using bold colours if there's not enough light getting to the rooms. Jamie MD painter Decorator"

    Answered on 17th Dec 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    Au Faix

    "Just go with what idea you have in your head. If you go on the internet it will give you a range of ideas"

    Answered on 4th May 2021 - Member since Apr 2021 - report
    Wellerson lisarte

    "Hi. It's all about personal preference. But I can tell you that people are going for bright colours, it's very trendy, and they do only 1 wall dark as we call "feature wall" but not to much funky if you know what I mean, they tend to get very tiring and you going to get fed up very easy. Hope that clarifie a little."

    Answered on 17th Dec 2020 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
    Reach N Shine Property Maintenance Service

    "Neutral colours are the best and stick to white and pale colours that go with white your house will look bigger and brighter and if you are selling your home people will buy a house if it has neutral colours thats way beret homes only use white"

    Answered on 22nd Dec 2020 - Member since Aug 2016 - report

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