A FRESH FACE FOR SPRING
again and it’s important to do so before applying a new coat of paint,” says Brad from Karcher.
If you have the time and funds, go one step further and schedule in a quick paint job to refresh your exterior over the course of a couple of weekends.
“Exterior paint colours can be trend driven, so you have to be careful to choose a colour that will last at least 10 years, if not longer,” says professional renovator Cherie Barber, founder of Renovating For Profit.
“You have to straddle that fine line between picking a classic colour and one that’s right on trend but may date in a few years.
“A good starting point is to take a walk or drive around the local neighbourhood and see if there are prevailing colour themes you like.
“And all the major paint companies have websites that can show you a whole array of popular exterior colours.”
Can’t commit to painting the whole house? Interior designer Anastasia Dinos from Mood Design says you don’t need to go to that far.
“Just adding a pop of colour to your front door will completely change the look of your home,” she says.
“Shades of dusty pinks or minty greens are all the rage at the moment. Why not include your letterbox too and stand out from the rest.”
Clean windows and comfortable furniture from Cranmore Home create an inviting entry.