There are hundreds of colors that you can use for your home. In the selection of the right color, consider your personal preferences, the style of the furniture in your home, and the amount of natural light that gets into the home.
You can choose between water-based paints and oil-based paints for your home. Water-based paints are more common in a residential setting. Emulsion paints produce better results and are cleaner than other types of water-based paints.
The two common finishes are the silk finish and matt finish. However, other variants that include the eggshell finish, which is low glass, satin finish for areas that receive high traffic and get dirty easily, and the light reflecting emulsion among others.
The walls and the ceiling should look decent before you start your painting job. They should be dry, cleans and dirt-free. There should be any wallpapers or sticky paste on the wall for a smooth finish. All blistering should be removed and any blemishes on the surface filled.
A professional Brisbane painter will recommend the type of primer that you need for your bare wall. The primer is needed especially when using oil-based paints. It is also used for the preparation of the walls when using emulsion paints. You can use emulsion over several wallpapers if they are in good condition. However, if the wallpaper is textured, it will show through the paint.