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Should you request a color consult from a professional and what will it cost?
You are about to repaint one or multiple rooms yourself or hire a professional painting company to repaint your home and you are wondering if a color consult with a professional is needed as well as the cost.
There are a few options regarding consults which all depend on the level of service your request. A professional color consultant has been educated on all aspects of color as well as how they work with light.
What will the consultant do for you?
- They will take into consideration the current furnishings in the home.
- They will work trends, traditional colors and everything in between. They will have an in depth conversation with you of your likes and vision of the room before suggesting any color.
- They are educated on how light effects colors, direct and indirect sunlight, man made light, as well as different times of the day as light changes.
- The sheen of the paint you choose can and will be discussed.
- How colors work with other colors, should your ceiling be white?
These are just a few topics and discussions the color consultant will have with you.
If you visit a paint center you can arrange and in store appointment with a consultant and the cost could range from FREE to $ 75.00 in most cases.
If you have a color consultant visit your home the appointment is usually from one hour to three hours and can range from $150 to $500 depending on the consultant.
- If they are visiting your home and you are just painting a room or two, utilize any extra time you have the appointment for and discuss future plans and projects for colors to be used in those areas also.
- Use sample boards for colors so they can be moved and placed in different areas of the room to view them from different times of the day. You will be surprised at how the color seems to change.
- If visiting the store bring pictures and dimensions of the room as well as any item (if possible) you are looking to use to bring your vision to life.
If you are looking for a color consultant, WE can help. Please visit www.RamsdenPainting.com or 978-683-9119.