How to paint a new home well

Painting a new home is one of the most fun things you can possibly do. This is especially true if the new house is your own, which you’ve spent a lot of time and effort on in building it. Now the very next step is to paint it. As enjoyable the task of painting the building might be, you’ll need a few tips and hints in order to get the job done.


If you’ve never had the pleasure of painting a house before, you should definitely read through the article, because some slight mistakes can lead to the entire paint job looking rather miserable in the end. We all hate it when our efforts go to waste, so let’s steer clear of the possibility that you won’t paint your house just perfectly. You should be able to get it right on the first go if you follow the given points carefully, as the process is pretty much simple enough. Anyone can do it. If you’re someone who has been painting houses for a while now, or have some form of experience in the process of painting a house, it still shouldn’t hurt to go over the basics once more. You might realize you were making a mistake all along.

Choose colors which go well together

You should either be an artist to choose wild and vibrant colors which seems like they won’t go together at all, but end up matching perfectly, or be very lucky in your color choice. Other than that, most of the time when you go for a really extravagant choice of colors which are different from one another, it just doesn’t work out correctly and makes the entire house look like an utter mess. If you’re unsure as to what sort of paint colors you want to get, you should consult a professional about it. Or you could do some research about it, or at the very least consult your friends and family about the colors that you want to use.

Buy good rollers and brushes

This is necessary. You simply cannot skip this part, because no matter how good the quality of the paint that you have is, there is no way on earth that you’ll be able to paint your house well if your painting equipment isn’t of good quality. You need to make sure that you buy some good rollers and brushes so that the paint is applied smoothly and evenly across the house walls and roof. Skipping this will make the paint job look like it was done by amateurs and will not look good at all.

Paint from the top

Always start painting from the top of the wall. This way, all the paint dripping down will be spread by the brush or roller as you work your way down. If you don’t do this, there will be drip marks all over the wall. You want to make sure that the walls are nice and smooth.