Pros and Cons of a Winter Interior Painting Project

Winter can make people less motivated and also less likely to want to dive in to home renovations. However, winter can be the ideal time for winter interior house painting and home makeovers. Keep reading to find out the pros and cons of a winter interior painting project.

Pros:

There is less humidity in the air during the winter.
Humidity causes paint to peel off or crack shortly after the paint job is completed. The lack of humidity in the air during winter months created the perfect environment for indoor house painting. The paint will adhere correctly to the walls and will dry evenly.

How to avoid the paint fumes?
Paint fumes not only smell bad but can potentially cause several health issues. You may not want to leave your doors or windows open due to the cold weather winter can bring. So, what do you do? Luckily, there are plenty of paints on the market now that do not release these fumes.

Painting the interior in the winter leaves the summer for relaxing or completing exterior projects.
If you get all of your interior renovations done during the winter months, you free up the warmer months to spend time outside doing work on the exterior.
Leave the spring and summer months for the outdoor projects. Getting the interior projects out of the way in the winter allows for plenty of energy towards the exterior of your home when it matters most!

Winter can be a dreary time.
After the holidays are over and you are just left with the cold temps, it can be easy to get stuck in the winter blues. You can brighten those cold, dreary days by refreshing the interior of your home. The cold winter months will be much more enjoyable if you are cozied up on the couch in your freshened room.

It’s easier to schedule.
Depending on your job, you may find this season to be slower which leaves with more time than you would typically have to easily schedule estimates and appointments. However, if this is a busy time of year for you, painters are less busy, therefore they will likely be able to work with your schedule.

Cons:

Just like hot weather, cold weather can reduce the quality of your paint project. Cracks may occur.
You may have to turn up the thermostat during the project and for a little after.
The project may have to get done in afternoons or warmer times of day.

The best thing to do is consult a professional painter who can determine what the best option is. Schedule an estimate with our team today.