This season’s best neutral colours for your walls
If you are thinking of painting your house before putting it up on the market, home stagers and interior designers recommend choosing neutral colours for your walls.
Neutral tones are very trendy this season and they also help buyers to visualize living in your house and making it their home. The goal of preparing your house for sale is not only to de-clutter and update your property but also to de-personalize it as much as possible. Present the buyers with a clean, neutral, blank slate where they can picture their future and not be distracted by your personal taste.
In the past, light beige has always been a safe choice for model homes, lately light greys and taupes are also making an appearance on designer’s swatches.
Choosing the right shade is very important and can be a daunting task when faced with so many choices and palettes.
David Widdifield, owner of Nu Vision Painters has the following favourite choices, “These four colours are great neutrals with limited under tone which makes them great for staging a property”:
Benjamin Moore - Colour * Bleeker Beige HC-80
Benjamin Moore - Colour * Stonington Grey HC - 170
Benjamin Moore - Colour * Hearthstone 1601 (Classic Collection)
Benjamin Moore - Colour * Sundial CC – 400
When making your selections, consider the colour of existing flooring and furniture and well as the colour of existing cabinetry in kitchen and bathrooms. A lighter neutral will work better with dark cabinets and furnishings, a darker shade on the walls will complement white or pale wood grain cabinets.
Based in Whitby, Nu Vision Painters serves both commercial and residential clients throughout Southern Ontario. Well versed in current trends and ideas, as well as classic design, Nu Vision can advise and assist with colour selection, ensuring that the client gets exactly what they are seeking, every time. For more information, or to contact David for a quote visit: http://nuvisionpainters.com
Posted on: Monday the 26th of March 2012.
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Written by: Julita Jaworski