The Benefits of Interior Painting During the Cold Winter Months

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With so many people spending more time at home, the demand for home projects is skyrocketing. The good news is that there’s no need to wait for the spring and summer rush to get your interior painting projects completed.

Did you know that the cold air actually helps the paint cure faster? From the dry time to the home value increase, we’ll go over all the benefits of winter interior painting.

1. The Colder Air Helps Cure the Paint

In the summer, high heat and humid temperatures can make painting your home more difficult. Humidity will cause your paint to take longer to dry. This is known as curing.

When the outside temperatures are colder and dryer, your paint inside will cure faster. This means less time waiting for your paint to dry.

The faster your paint is dry, the faster you can get your stuff put back and your project completed. When it comes to interior paint, there’s no need to wait until spring to get this project done.

2. Maximize the Value in Time for Spring

New paint makes your home look fresher and larger. Painting is an inexpensive way to boost the value of your home. Your home will have a fresh new look without needing to do any major construction.

The spring is one of the busiest seasons in the real estate market. Many buyers and sellers choose to move in the spring for a variety of reasons. Not only is the weather better but for families with young children, you’re able to move before school starts.

If you’re looking to sell your home in the spring, you’ll want to start getting it ready during the winter. Because the market is busier in the spring, you’ll have more homes on the market competing with your own. Make sure your home shows the best it can with new paint.

Waiting until the spring means more people on the list for home painting and more homes coming on the market. When you’re trying to sell your home, time is money. The sooner you have your home ready to show, the sooner you can list it. Get your home ready before the spring real estate rush.

3. Give the Gift of Holiday Painting

This holiday season doesn’t give another boring necktie. Give the gift of home painting. If you have friends or family who has recently gotten married, moved, or are expecting a baby, give the gift of interior painting this year. Your family will love that you thought of such a generous and helpful gift.

You can help pay for as many rooms of painting as you like. For realtors, insurance, or mortgage brokers, this is also a great holiday gift for clients. Give your premiere clients a gift they can use.

New paint will bring new life into a room. This is a chance to give someone a gift that helps turn their house into a home. For someone who just moved or is starting a family in a new home, this is one huge thing off their to-do list.

Your family, friends, or clients will be ecstatic that you’ve taken something off their plate. Give them the gift of one less thing to do. Interior painting is always the right size.

4. Give Yourself a Winter Mood Booster

In the winter, it’s easy to get a case of the winter blues. With cold temperatures and shorter days, it can make anyone go a little stir crazy being stuck inside. Paint is a great way to boost your mood.

Give your home some bright new energy. With new paint, you’ll feel like you have a whole new house. Not only will your home be refreshed, but your mood will also.

Consider painting your home office this winter to get you through those cold winter days. A bedroom refresh will give you a peaceful place to come home to each night. You could also paint your main living spaces or kitchen in time for holiday entertaining.

5. Take Advantage of Flexibility During the Slow Season

Home construction and remodeling are at their peak busy season during the spring and summer. If you’re looking for more availability and flexibility, winter is a great option.

Give yourself more time to coordinate painting with other home projects when there’s more room in the schedule. It will feel great checking projects off your list before the spring comes and people get busy.

6. Finish Indoor Projects Before the Weather Turns

Once the summer hits, you may have kids home again. When you paint your house in the winter, you’re able to get all your house painting done during the quiet season. You won’t have a house full of kids or guests coming in and out as you might in the summer.

Once the weather changes, you also may want to switch your attention to outdoor projects. The winter is a great time to knock out interior projects before the weather changes. Take advantage of a slower social calendar and visitors out of the house.

Let’s Start Your Interior Painting Project

If you’re looking to spruce up your home, there’s no need to wait until the spring and summer busy season. In fact, winter is a great time to paint the interior of your home. Not only does the cold air help to cure the paint but it also helps beat those winter blues.

If you’re ready to get your interior painting project started, fill out the contact form here. We’ll help you get your home transformed.

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