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Simple Home Painting Projects for Spring That Can Make a Big Difference

Woman applying a coat of paint to her front door

Springtime universally represents a time of renewal and fresh starts. The cold winter months are behind us, the days get longer, and everyone’s moods get a little brighter. To match these improving moods, you want your home to show off that same sense of renewal. While you can take on big remodeling projects, smaller and more budget-friendly home painting projects around the house can give that same fresh start feeling. 

Our qualified team of professional painters offer a wide range of services for exterior and interior painting projects. For over two decades, we have helped thousands of residents with hundreds of jobs by providing interior painters in Newtown Square and the surrounding areas. Spring is the perfect season for homeowners to enhance their properties via easy outdoor paint projects. Below we’ve listed some of our favorite ideas.

Infographic outlining examples of home painting projects taht homeowners can undergo during the spring.

Paint Your Trim

One of the quickest ways to give your home a fresh look is to give your trim a fresh coat of paint. Your doors, windows, and walls can remain the same, but painting the trim with a vibrant complementary, or contrasting depending on your mood, can help give your home that fresh look to coincide with the spring season. 

Where to Start Painting Your Trim

Painting your trim can be one of the best ways to create a dramatic impact on the appearance of your home. As with every painting project, there is a method to the madness for you to get your perfect finish. To get the best results, start painting from the corners, using a brush to work your way into very small or tight areas. The devil is in the finer details, and you want the trim to look impeccable without infringing on the walls or doors.

Paint Garden Furniture

Your backyard can become an oasis away from the outside world if you treat it properly. One way to help give your backyard a fresh and unique look is how you treat your patio furniture. 

Patio furniture can easily succumb to lousy weather exposure. The constant barrage of inclement weather, changing temperatures, and the like can hamper your backyard’s overall appeal. With that being said, it can also be easily renovated with a simple application of paint or spray paint. 

Pick a Theme and Stick With It

When selecting a color scheme, you want to pick colors that complement each other or give off a specific vibe that you want. Using the same color for all of your tables and chairs can create a refreshing scene in your backyard or garden space.

Repaint Your Shutters

If you are looking for a fresh and easy way to brighten up your house’s exterior, consider painting your shutters. Your shutters can help improve the first impression people have of your home within the first few seconds they lay eyes on your property. Your shutters’ material will help determine what steps you can take in sprucing them up in the spring. You can paint both wood or vinyl shutters, but the latter can be more challenging to cover. In this case, opt for special paint that will bond quickly to plastics.

Refresh Your Mailbox

If you have a house-mounted mailbox, you may want to consider painting it in a shade similar to your home’s exterior to create coordination between the two. Next up, you can decorate your house number in the same color. This will make them more visible for drivers trying to locate your property.

Sharpen Your Front Entrance

First impressions count, so why not renovate the front entrance of your house with a fresh coat of paint? After cleaning up the opening and sanding down uneven surfaces, add a coat of color to brighten up your doorway. You want your doorway to evoke a warm and inviting feeling for your guests, so choose colors that compliment the rest of your home or provide a stark contrast to make your doors pop from a distance. Enamel paints will help to avoid additional priming at a future date.

Home decorating projects don’t have to cost an arm and a leg. By bringing in the Fox Painting team, you ensure that you have painting professionals with years of experience to give your home that fresh look you have wanted all winter long. For exterior or interior painting contractors in Newton Square and surrounding areas, click here or call us today!

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Thank you for your excellent work painting our home! You and your crew arrived on time, got the job done quickly, and did not leave a single drop of paint where it wasn’t supposed to be.

– Michelle M.

The quality of work was excellent and the house looks totally refreshed. I was also impressed that they arrived on time each day and finished their job on schedule.

– Mike F.

Thanks again for a great job on painting my old farmhouse. You and your team made it look almost like new… quite a feat given the condition when you started.

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