Best Ways To Test Paint Colors

Painting is one of the cheapest home improvement projects out there, but it still requires a lot of time if you do it yourself. A wrong choice in color could spell disaster. Will the color turn out as seen in your mind's eye? To make sure you know the paint is going to be right for the room, use these 5 tips.

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comparing paint for side-by-side rooms beforeWhile you’re applying paint to different spots for lighting, try to putting one next to the trim and one close to the floor. The trim and flooring make a big impact on the feel of the room. It makes a lot of sense to see how they match up.

Are you planning on painting multiple rooms? For side-by-side rooms without a door to separate, it is a great idea to get the samplers for both rooms at the same time. Then paint the swatches right at the corner to see which ones jive best together.

 

If you’re looking for some tips on taking the next step, check out this article on Tips for Painting a Room.

 

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