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6 Tips for Choosing Interior Paint Colors

The easiest way to choose interior paint colors for your building is to select a color palette you love. Do you like pastels, neutrals, or strong primary colors? Along with your personal favorite colors, another factor that can play a role in determining interior paint colors for your building is color psychology. Are you choosing paint colors for an office building, a supermarket, or a clothing store? The interior paint color(s) you select should also be a suitable choice for the kind of business or company you own.

If you want to get your building’s interiors painted, reach out to us for commercial painting services in Phoenix. Our commercial painters have years of experience painting different buildings in the region, including office buildings, hospital buildings, shopping centers, and more.

Here are our top tips to help you choose the best interior paint colors for your commercial building.

Painting A Wall with Different Colors

1. Get inspired

First things first; find inspiration. Look at magazines and Pinterest boards for paint color inspiration. It’ll be helpful to bookmark your favorite paint jobs and paint colors so you can have several references on hand when you consult a commercial painter later.

Sampling paint colors is the first and most important step toward selecting the right interior paint colors for your building.

You can also share your ideas for your interior paint with a color consultant. A color consultant is somebody who uses color psychology and color theory to select the best paint colors for a client. Many paint companies hire color consultants to help customers make the right choice when selecting paint colors for their properties.

2. Create a color scheme

If you still feel lost and confused, a helpful place to start is to select a color scheme. You can make a color scheme by choosing two to three colors from existing objects (such as furniture, lampshades, or plant pots) in your building. For example, your interior paint could match the color of the cushions on the sofas, or it could be the same shade of blue as the center tables in your office building. Matching the interior paint color to the furniture in a building helps bring out the best features of the indoor space.

3. Consider the natural light

The amount of natural light your interiors get should play a part in your decision. If your building’s interiors get an adequate amount of natural light, you can get away with choosing darker interior paint colors. On the other hand, if your indoor space tends to be quite dark even during the day, consider choosing lighter colors that will brighten up the space.

You can reach out to us for a commercial painting service in Phoenix to discuss possible interior paint color options or to get a quote for our paint services.

Mixed Paint Colors

4. Decide on the finish

Color isn’t the only thing that creates a visual effect; the finish of your interior paint is just as important. Although most paints today are manufactured to be stain-resistant, paints that have a satin finish are considered the gold standard because any stains can easily be wiped and scrubbed off, and your paint job will look as good as new.

Most people prefer satin and eggshell finishes because they are washable and can camouflage imperfections and stains. Eggshell offers only the slightest hint of gloss, while satin is a touch glossier.

Alternatively, you can also paint the ceiling flat (which has a matte finish) while painting the walls with semi-gloss to create a contrasting look.

5. Use color psychology to your advantage

Color can play a huge role in setting the mood of a space. For rooms where people socialize, such as dining rooms, game rooms, and common areas, experts recommend using warmer colors like reds, oranges, and yellows. Blue hues are great for offices as they are thought to boost productivity, and yellow can stimulate the brain, which makes it great for quiet zones where people come to work and study.

6. Use undertones

Undertones are colors that lurk underneath the main paint color. An undertone is best described as the subtle influence of another color that influences the mass tone. Red-colored paint can have a blue undertone, or it can have a yellow undertone. Different undertones change the shade of the color, so make sure you pick your interior paint color after discussing the undertones with your painter.

The undertone is not always instantly apparent to the eye, so make sure you view paint samples in different lighting and pair them with other colors to see if they go together. You might think, for example, that a certain shade of beige will go well with another neutral color like tan, but when the two are actually paired together, the result may look like an eyesore.

You can reach out to us for more information about paint undertones. We provide commercial paint services in Phoenix.

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Hire masonry service providers in Phoenix

Do you want to get the interiors of your building painted? For commercial painting service in Phoenix, reach out to CF Vice Construction. We are a leading group of masonry service providers in Phoenix and other locations. We provide concrete construction services in Phoenix and construction services in Gilbert.

Our technicians have over ten years of experience providing artisanal masonry and structural masonry services in Phoenix, Gilbert, Chandler, Gold Canyon, and other locations. To get in touch with our masonry service providers in Phoenix, contact us on our website. You can also reach out to us via email at chris@cfviceconstruction.com or call us at 480-712-7421.

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