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5 Tips For A Well Painted Dining Room in Scappoose, OR

5 Tips For A Well Painted Dining Room in Scappoose, OR

When you're thinking about how you want your home to look just a bit better, you are likely to look around the home and see where improvements can be made -- and if it's been awhile since the walls were painted, that could be one route to go.

In the process of painting your dining room, you're going to want to do everything you can in your power to make sure that the room looks as well painted as possible -- and this will help you even if you aren't looking to sell the house at some point in time.

Let's look at and consider five tips for a well painted dining room in Scappoose, OR

1. Using The Right Kind Of Paint

One thing that you should do when you are looking to paint your dining room is to make sure that you are going to be using the right kind of paint before you actually spend the money on it.

You may well know that you're not going to be making use of a paint that should be used on the exterior of your home as that kind of paint has different properties that are not suitable for painting your dining room.

You additionally should ensure that the kind of paint that you use is suitable for the kind of room that you are painting -- since you're using it in a dining room, you want a glossier paint that is going to be easier to clean, and perhaps to look for a paint that will be more resistant to moisture if you will be bringing in foods that emit a bit of steam or even if the dining room is adjacent to your kitchen (where much moisture can be found.)

2. Measure Well Before You Paint

The process of painting your dining room well is such that you should ideally come to it already prepared knowing how much paint you are going to need.

The best way that you can do this for yourself is to measure the walls and then to make use of a paint calculator to figure out how much paint will therefore be necessary.

It's going to be useful to know how many coats of paint you are going to plan to use (more on this shortly) but as long as you have a rough estimate you'll be prepared to go to the paint store and get a good amount of paint for the painting project.

3. More Than One Coat Will Be Likely Needed

When you're painting your dining room, in all likelihood you will absolutely need to make use of more than one coat of paint.

Though of course you can absolutely make use of only one coat of paint when you're painting the room, there are quite a few major advantages to using more than one coat of paint.

One such advantage is that your overall paintwork is going to last longer when you have a second coat of paint.

Another strong advantage is that if you are painting a lighter color over a darker color, you're much less likely to see the color underneath when you have more than one coat of paint.

4. Test Colors Before Committing To Them

An important thing for you to do when you are looking to paint your dining room is to test out the color or colors you are considering using before you fully paint the room.

This is a critical step in the process because if you don't see how colors are going to look in the room in a number of different lighting conditions, you won't really know if the color is going to work well in your dining room.

Get a small sample of the paint and paint a small square of paint and then you'll be able to see how it really looks.

5. Compare Colors To Furniture

Lastly, you should seriously consider how your color or colors are going to look compared to your furniture.

Though of course during the actual painting process you're going to want to remove as much of the furniture as possible, while you are considering what color to use you should look at the furniture as a good sign for knowing if you've picked the right color.

If we can help in any way with your painting in St. Helens, OR and beyond, feel free to contact us at CHSPainting, we are always ready to help!

Please contact us at CHS Painting.

Office. 503-543-4875



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