The Psychology of Color

The Psychology of Color

This month we’ve talked what colors we can use to paint our homes in a way that affects us. But why does color affect us? Take a look at this article that discusses the psychology of...
What Each Color Represents

What Each Color Represents

Getting the rooms of your home repainted can be a quick and affordable way to give your living space a fresh new look. But did you know that different colors can have an effect on your mood whenever you’re inside? The colors of our surroundings play an important role in how we feel and our energy levels, so choosing the right one might be worth considering over depending on which room you want painted. Red rooms raise a energy levels. Studies have shown that being inside a bright red room raises blood pressure and heart rate. Whether or not that is true, it’s likely that you’ll feel more energized to do things in a red room. This is a good color for rooms that see a lot of activity, such as living rooms or dining rooms, or even entryways for a bold first impression. Yellow rooms portray happiness and uplifts moods. It is an energizing color that’s suitable for kitchens, dining rooms, and bedrooms. It can make hallways and entryways feel welcoming. Just be sure not to use too much yellow, as that can feel overloading and create moods of frustration and anger. Blue rooms give a sense of calmness. It helps to bring down blood pressure and slow heart rates, making it a good choice for bedrooms and bathrooms. Used in living rooms and other social rooms, it can facilitate relaxation. Keep your blues on the light side, as dark blues can invoke feelings of sadness. Green rooms are restful. It combines the traits of blue and yellow rooms, making it suitable for any room, bringing comfort and...
Using Paint to Keep Cool

Using Paint to Keep Cool

Paint is great for showing our inner aesthetics, but it can also be used practically. Check out this article about using paint to cool down streets in Los Angeles.
When You Should Repaint Your House

When You Should Repaint Your House

When you want to give your house a facelift, one of the quickest and most effective ways to do so is to give it a fresh coat of paint. It transforms your living space from dull and dreary to a place that is pristine and new. Compared to other ways of renovating your home, painting it is one of the most affordable ways to do so while still giving you the effect that you desire. With even just a new set of colors, you can be surprised at just how different it feels to be in your home. Let’s take a look at each part of your home that is to be painted.   Hallways Hallways are parts of your home that see use constantly. People walk through them every day, which can often result in scuff marks, finger marks, or even dents and cracks. Since they are used so much, the effects of a repainting can be felt strongly here, but at the same time it requires repainting more often.   Living & Dining Room Often, these parts of your home are where you will be seeing other people, such as during get-togethers. This means that the look you portray here is the most important one in reflecting your personal aesthetic. However, the good news is that paint can last longer here, due to the expansive nature that these rooms usually have.   Bedrooms Bedrooms as a general rule don’t see much activity, but when they do they are very private spaces, so it’s crucial that you choose a color that you’ll like. Adult bedrooms don’t need repainting...
The Best Kinds of Paint

The Best Kinds of Paint

If you’re looking to do a paint job by yourself, it’s a good idea to take a look at how to pick the right type of paint to get the job done. This article takes a look at a multitude of different paints to help you choose the right one you...
Does Your House Have The Right Color?

Does Your House Have The Right Color?

As time passes, the original color of your house interior can fade, losing its shine and lustre. Paint that begins to peel can render the feel of your house from warm and welcoming to lifeless and falling apart. When this begins to happen, it’s time for a fresh coat of paint. Having your house repainted can help in revitalizing its look and how it feels whenever you walk into a room. In addition, if you’re looking to change up the look of your home, repainting a different color can drastically change how it feels without even undergoing renovations or rearranging the room. At Equity Painters, we understand the power of paint and how it can affect the surrounding area. Different colors can have different effects on people and affect your mood and energy levels. Here are some examples, by color groups: Pale colors make a room feel uplifting through their light and airy qualities. They enhance the strength of other colors and give off a positive energy to those inside the room. Neutral colors feel earthy and nuanced, keeping you grounded. These colors can be anything from grey to brown, and transition well with shifting light. Neutral colors make for great rooms that are used constantly throughout the day. Whites make pure, timeless walls that keep it free for you to express your style on. It complements every style and expression and is a good choice no matter which room it is in. Deeps enrich a room with solid color, leaving it feeling mysterious. The feeling of depth created leaves you with energy, creativity, and confidence. So as you...