Looking for an interior house painter North Shore

Are you renovating your North Shore home or building a new home on the Northern Beaches, Sydney? Then you will need an interior house painter to help with all your interior painting needs. From the ceilings through to the walls, architraves and doors Summit Coatings can help you with it all and if you need the exterior painted too.

We are house painters that specialise in all aspects including painting the exterior of your home through to having Colour Consultants that can assist you with the big colour decisions. Things to consider are whether you wish to have our house painters use paint on all surfaces, stain architraves and around windows or have feature walls using wallpaper. And then most importantly help you choose the colours to tie it all together. There are quite a few choices when you are building or renovating so you can put your trust in Summit Coatings knowing they are Master Painters making them the house painters you can rely on.

Summit Coatings House Painters with Taubmans Interior Colours

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Choosing the right interior paint colours

An important point to decide on when choosing your interior paint colours is whether you want to go with something that is on trend at the time or do you want something that will be more versatile and go the distance in your North Shore or Northern Beaches house. The following are the 5 main things we recommend you consider when choosing your interior paint colours:

1. The size of the room

2. What the room is used for – bedrooms, kitchen, living areas, etc

3. Lighting – how  much natural light is the area exposed to

4. Furniture and decor colours, textures and patterns

5. The style of the home – modern, heritage, elegant, contemporary

Lighting and choosing interior paint colours

When it comes to lighting what looks good in the natural daylight may not look so good under your lighting of an evening so always double check your colour choices at various times of the day. Also if your room doesn’t receive a lot of natural light and is on the smaller side size wise then stick to lighter colours and avoid feature walls that make the space enclosed. As experienced house painters, we recommend using colours that open the room up. You can also carry this through your home interior when decorating with the use of mirrors which can give the illusion of more space.

How choosing paint colours for bedrooms and living areas differs

When choosing your colours what the room is used for will play a big part in what paint colours work best.  With bedrooms, you really want calm, relaxing, soothing paint colours that will help lull you off to sleep. Avoid bright bold colours which are best left for kitchens, living rooms and hallways.

Bedroom paint examples from Summit Coatings

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living area paint examples Taubmans paints with Summit Coatings

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Paint colours to complement furniture and your home interior

If you have existing furniture and home interior items you don’t want to change then consider their colours and patterns when looking through your interior paint colours. You want your home interior to co-ordinate with all aspects of your furniture, décor, flooring and window coverings. If you do like paint colours that don’t necessarily complement your home interior then consider looking at what furniture and décor items you have in other rooms and see if you can swap anything around. It can be a handy tip when you are on a budget. Remember your flooring too, especially if you are renovating as replacing flooring can be a bit more difficult and costly. Your flooring should compliment and work with what you have in the room and also where it meets other rooms.

Consider house style when choosing interior paint colours

Another thing to consider when getting the house painters in is the style of your home.  Is it modern, heritage or does it have specific features you wish to highlight? If you have a lovely heritage home and want to be authentic to the period of home you have you may need to consider more wallpaper options or if the era was known for painting the paint colours may have been quite specific to the time. So we would definitely recommend doing some research into the period of your home if you haven’t already.  Then on the modern front when it comes to home interior paint colours mushroom tones and warm greys are quite popular at the moment and you generally don’t have to worry too much about your home interior which can be a win/win.

At what stage when renovating do the house painters come?

This can vary depending on what you are doing and how extensively you are renovating.  For example, if you are renovating and repolishing floorboards for example then as house painters we would recommend having Summit Coatings come in to paint the interior walls and ceilings after this has been finished so the dust and dirt created during the polishing process don’t damage your newly painted surfaces.  Just touch base with us if you are not sure and we can discuss with our house painters as to how the timing would work the best based on your situation.

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Exterior paint colours North Shore Sydney

Do you live in the North Shore and Northern Beaches area of Sydney and are looking to have your house, commercial premises or strata complex painted but feeling overwhelmed with all the choices? Then read on and hopefully, we can take away some of the stress and overwhelm.


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Choose the right exterior paint colours for your home around Northern Beaches and North Shore

A great way to start the process when choosing the right paint colour for your home is to visualise your favourite colours and what works together and compliments each other.  Also take a walk around the outside of your home and really look at the colour of things that are permanent or just hard to change or you wish not to change such as the roof, gutters, garage doors, windows, exterior doors, veranda railings and even the concrete or paving you have in your driveway and surrounding paths.

It is also a good idea to look around your street at what your neighbours have and even go for a walk or drive around North Shore and Northern Beaches or the area you live in as it’s a great way to see what exterior paint colours have been chosen in your area. This is a particularly fantastic way to look at colour choices if you’re a visual person and like to physically see what colours work together.

You also need to take into account the style of your house and the environment around North Shore and Northern Beaches when choosing your house paint colours. Is your house modern, heritage, traditional, bush or beachside? Do you have features you wish to showcase or areas you wish to hide? All this can be done when choosing the right paint colour for the exterior of your home but take the time to factor the above points in when deciding.

Once you have narrowed it down and have an idea of what colours you are wanting then pick up a Taubmans paint chart at your local hardware or paint store or view their online paint chart and have a look at what is available in the exterior paint colours you are liking.

Painting your commercial premises

If you are looking at repainting the exterior of your commercial premises then your first deciding factor will be whether your own business also resides in the premises or whether the premises is tenanted. If your own business does reside within then you can go the extra mile and tailor the exterior paint colours around your branding and signage but if the premises is tenanted then you might like to concentrate more on neutral colours to appeal to a broader market should you need a new tenant down the track.

When choosing the exterior paint colour as you do when choosing the right paint colour for your home you can also take a look around the neighbourhood at other commercial properties and other businesses to see what exterior paint colours and accenting colours have been used or even book an appointment with one of our Colour Consultants for advice.


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Extra house painting inspiration

If you would like some extra inspiration when it comes to choosing your exterior house paint colours then have a look at our gallery too and see if some of the exterior paint colours peak your interest that we have used when painting houses at Woollahra, Manly, Palm Beach, Hornsby and other suburbs in and around the North Shore and Northern Beaches of Sydney.

If you’re also looking to repaint the exterior of your home with the intention of selling shortly then check out our previous blog post on Preparing your home for sale in summer.  You might find some valuable tips and tricks here too.

So if you’re looking for the best house painter or commercial painter for North Shore, Northern Beaches and surrounding areas then please contact us today!


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