Painting your house – inside or out – is an inexpensive way to give your home a facelift.
<p>[MUSIC] Coinage, Life well spent. Presented by Geiko. Painting your house, inside or out is an inexpensive way to give your home a face lift. The colors you pick could make or break a home sale. Here are five color tips that are sure to increase your home's value on the market. First impressions count and according to the Paint Quality Institute painting your home's exterior with multiple colors increases curb appeal. Some homes may use up to four different hues, while Victorian homes may use up to six shades. Selecting the right shade inside is crucial to a sale too. Neutral colors like whites and grays are know to make spaces look bigger, a great tactic to try if you've got petit rooms. Make a room feel even bigger by painting your trim and walls the same color. Doing so will give an optical illusion of more square footage. One color to be careful with, red. Avoid using this bold hue unless it's for your front door. Red pain indoors tends to alienate potential customers. However, using the color on your front door seems to have universal appeal. Don't forget to paint your ceiling Doing so will make the room feel brighter and more spacious. Lastly, when trying to figure out what color to paint the kitchen, go with white. The common color will give any kitchen a fresh, clean look. It also allows buyers to add their own accents, making their new purchase feel like their home. Coinage, life well spent. Presented by Geico.</p>