When you paint your home’s interior, you invest a lot of money and time. That’s why you’ll want to do what you can to help your interior paint stay fresh as long as possible. Here are some tips that will do just that.
As you live in your home, stains and spots on interior paint occur. Children and pets help accumulate these spots and stains at an even faster rate. The longer these spots stay on the paint, the harder it is to get rid of them. That is why you need to treat spots and stains as quickly as possible.
It is easy to overlook stains and spots. However, take the time to look at high-traffic areas. These include:
You may have high-traffic areas specific to your own home. Think about where your kids play or where pets like to sleep. Also look at areas where furniture is close to the wall. Finally, look at light switches and areas around doorknobs.
As soon as you see a spot on your interior paint, you should clean it up.
Florida is a damp, warm, humid area. That’s why mold thrives here. Bathrooms and basements only add to the problem. When painting these areas, be sure to use paint that prevents mold and mildew growth. However, mold may still grow.
If you find mold on your interior walls, you can clean it by:
Faded interior paint is best prevented by using high-quality paint to begin with. These paints are less likely to fade even if they are in direct sunlight.
However, if you are concerned about fading interior paint, here are a few things you can do:
Keeping your interior paint fresh is not difficult to do as long as you make it part of your home’s maintenance plan. If you have not yet painted your home, give us a call today. We’d love to talk with you about exciting neutral colors that will enhance your home’s interior. These colors create a neutral palette that any potential home buyer will enjoy, keeping you from having to repaint if you choose to sell your home in the near future.