Choosing the Perfect Paint Color

Repainting your home can sometimes feel like a daunting task especially when it comes to choosing the perfect paint color. With all the color options available, it is easy to feel overwhelmed and even easier to fall into the trap of spending hours and hours of scrutinizing each and every color that you fall in love with.  After all, you wouldn’t want to be stuck with a color that you will end up regretting later on.

To avoid this, it is advisable that you sample the paint colors that you are considering. While it is okay to start your color selection process online, it is not advisable to decide on a color based on what you see on your computer monitor.  Keep in mind that the color that you see on your monitor is not accurate.  Different computer monitors display colors differently and as such, won’t be a good indicator of how it will look like on your wall.  

If you want to see how a particular color will look on your wall, it is best that you do it the right way. Virtual color painters and color chip cards do not do justice to how the color will really look like on your wall.  When you look at color chip cards in a store, you have to remember that you are looking at them under the store’s lighting which is mostly likely different from your lighting at home.

The best way to see how a color will look like, is to apply a paint sample on the surface that you need to paint.  Doing so will allow you to see how the color coordinates with the space and how the color reacts to the surface that you applied it on.

If you are painting a wall, it is also advisable to sample the paint on the corners of the room so you can see how the color looks under different lighting conditions.

If you are like many it can become pretty overwhelming to find the perfect color. Emerald Pro offers many locations operated by painting experts who can help you choose the correct color for your space. While it is fairly easy to go to a store and get swatches you’ll want to consult with one of our experts to ensure your utilizing the right colors for your space to get the best look for your desired look.