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Written by: Mark Thissell
7/2/2014 6:29 AM 

Choosing the Right Bathroom Paint When House Painting in ConcordChoosing the right bathroom paint when doing house painting in Concord requires some thorough study and research. When you consider colors of paints to be used, you will also want to think about the types of paint that you'll be using, depending on your bathroom wall's type.

Since a bathroom has a high level of moisture and humidity, you should select very good quality paint. A very good "washable" or water-resistant paint finish should be durable enough to withstand these conditions. There are even paints that have the ability to resist mold.

Bathroom walls can have a variety of paint finishes, from oil to latex. Latex can withstand a certain amount of moisture. On the other hand, oil-based paints are much more durable and will perform excellently as a finish on your bathroom wall due to its high resistance to moisture. However, an oil-based paint is more expensive. Plus, it takes quite a while to dry.

Paints come in different levels of gloss, which helps you decide on how much sheen you want for your bathroom wall. If you want a solid color, a flat, matte finish will do. If you want a small amount of sheen, an eggshell or satin paint finish will be the most appropriate. Semi-gloss paints should be good especially for features or for bathrooms that aren't frequently used such as a guest bathroom.

Extremely high gloss paints should be avoided at all costs. Although it is true that high-gloss paint is more durable and easier to clean and scrub, its intense level of sheen reflects the light. You may not want a bathroom wall that is too shiny, or a wall that looks like plastic or enamel.

Your selection of paint is influenced on how your bathroom should be used. If you have little children who likes to splash in the water, then a semi-gloss or satin finish will do the job. But if you have a bathroom that is used by adults only you can choose any of the paint finishes.

Selecting a paint color will definitely influence the whole look of the bathroom. If you have a small bathroom, make it appear larger by painting your ceiling with the same color as your bathroom wall. A lighter shade of paint color will do the trick.

If you have a larger bathroom, apply a darker paint on the ceiling. This will create the illusion of a smaller and cozier bathroom.

Selecting a paint color for your bathroom will enhance your mood while having your daily shower. If you want a spa-like ambience in your bathroom, select a color scheme that will soothe and relax your senses. Work your color palette in hues of blue, green, and periwinkle.

If you want a warm, cozy feeling to your bathroom, more vibrant hues should be applied. Rich, intense colors such as red and burgundy create an invigorating feeling while having your morning shower. Earth colors as well as royal purple will also do the trick.

Giving your bathroom a fresh coat of paint is one of the most challenging but rewarding jobs in your house painting in Concord. It presents you the opportunity to make a functional area such as the bathroom into a more aesthetic and attractive place.

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