Color Consultation Service
CertaPro Painters® of Cedar Rapids
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CertaPro Painters® of Cedar Rapids offers Color Consultation
When it comes to picking painting colors for your homes or business, it may be harder than you think. It can be easy to get overwhelmed with all of the colors, tones and finished. It is also very difficult to determine how the color will look once it is on every wall in your house. A color would look good on the swatch but may not transfer well once you see it in your home. This is why CertaPro Painters® of Cedar Rapids offers expert color consulting services! You no longer have to stress over the color selection process for your home. Whether you want the interior or exterior painted, CertaPro Painters® of Cedar Rapids is there to help. Not only can you get time with a professional color consultant, but you can also use the CertaPro Painters® MyPaint Colors™ visualizer to virtually paint the interior and exterior of your home, so you’ll know exactly which colors to pick. Our line of painting services also includes interior painting, exterior painting, light carpentry repairs, garage floors, drywall repair, deck staining, and more. The first step is to request a free estimate from our team – contact us today to get started.
Exterior Color Ideas
Drive through various neighborhoods and take note of appealing exterior paint color schemes and adaptability to your own home.
Define Your Entry
Define the entry. Use exterior paint color as a "Welcome" sign to your home.
Determine Your Mood
Determine the mood you want to create with the room. Warmer tones are friendly and inviting. Cooler tones create calm and relaxing spaces.
Keeping the trim all one color provides continuity as you move from room to room. Stark white in a semi- or full-gloss creates a very formal look.
Choose Color Flow
Think about 'flow' and how the colors of neighboring rooms will work together. Very dark to very light transitions, or transitions from rooms with highly contrasting colors can either be jarring or invigorating.
CertaPro Painters® of Cedar Rapids Color Consultation
Learn more about our color consultation services by watching the video below.
Get Started on Your Project Today
Are you ready to have your home transformed with a fresh interior or exterior color? Contact CertaPro Painters® of Cedar Rapids today for a free painting estimate and to discuss your color consultation needs.
What Does a Color Consultant Do?
A CertaPro Painters® of Cedar Rapids consultant will chat with you to get to know your ideas. The consultant will also look at the rooms you need painted and advise on the best approach to take.
The color consultant will show you their paint deck to help you pick your room’s colors while answering any questions you have. Before they leave, your CertaPro Painters® paint consultant will give you 4×4 sample cards of each of the colors you selected to keep as a reference.
Paint Color Consultation Tips and Examples
Painting isn’t just about home maintenance. When the paint has dried, there is so much more to think about such as:
- Which pieces of furniture to keep and which to replace.
- What kind of window treatments will look best.
- What accessories will best enhance the décor.
You can’t begin to think about these questions until you have picked the right colors for your rooms. This is where color consultation is most important since it saves you time and helps you avoid costly mistakes.
Color consultants have helped homeowners with all kinds of projects. Here are just a few examples:
- Whole house interior: In this case, a color consultant can help you with a unique color palette to suit your home. Typically, your consultant will help you choose a comfortable neutral color to run through the “vein” of the house. This will give the other coordinating shades and colors a more cohesive feel.
- A different color for every room: Sometimes homeowners want each of their rooms to have a completely different ambiance. A color consultant can help, especially if you have a tight budget.
Darkness and light: Some people love darker colors in their home, but it can be difficult to tell just how dark you can go. Although it depends on how much light is in the room, there are other factors to consider, such as the amount of wall space, the furniture and if there is any millwork which can be brightened to enhance the room.
What paint color is currently trending in Cedar Rapids?
Teal and aqua shades are currently becoming very popular in homes. We see this shade used in kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms. We love the serene pop of color is gives to the space without being too overwhelming. Do you have a home or business in the Cedar Rapids, IA area that needs to be painted? Schedule a free estimate online or give us a call today!
See all of the services CertaPro Painters® of Cedar Rapids provides:
Cabinet Refinishing and Repainting
Your cabinets are perhaps one of the most touched surfaces in your home, so it’s no surprise that they wind up with a little wear and tear. At CertaPro Painters® of Cedar Rapids IA we’ll work with you to find a finish or paint that meets the needs of your home and daily routine.
Not sure which shade to choose? Struggling to differentiate matte, satin and gloss? We’ll help you navigate the sea of options to find a color that matches your home’s interior aesthetic and stands up to your family’s daily routine.
Concrete Staining and Epoxy Finish
Applying a stain to an interior or exterior concrete floor can add unique dimension to any space. You can enhance the durability of your concrete with an epoxy floor coating. The CertaPro Painters® of Cedar Rapids IA team is trained in applying concrete stains and epoxy floor coatings.
Whether your home has water damage that requires drywall repair or your walls have medium-to-large holes that need patching, the CertaPro Painters® of Cedar Rapids IA crew will patch, sand and prime, to create a flawless surface to paint on.
Painting and Staining
At CertaPro Painters® of Cedar Rapids IA we offer a variety of interior and exterior home painting and staining services, including your home’s deck and fencing. Regardless of the room inside your home that needs an update or the area of your home’s exterior that needs protection from Mother Nature, our team works with you to determine the best plan of action for your home.
Popcorn Ceiling Removal
While popcorn ceilings had their time on top trends lists, they are rarely seen in modern homes. Removing a popcorn ceiling yourself can be extremely difficult. The crew at CertaPro Painters® of Cedar Rapids IAis trained to remove popcorn ceilings in an effective way that will leave your ceilings feeling fresh.
Power washing is a vital step in painting the exterior of your home. CertaPro Painters® of Cedar Rapids IA uses the process to remove mold, oil and old paint so new paint absorbs into your surface better.
Stucco Repairs and Painting
As with any other home exterior, it’s important to maintain the stucco or EIFS (also known as synthetic stucco) covering your home. The CertaPro Painters® of Cedar Rapids IA team is very knowledgeable in both repairs and painting related to these two materials and will work alongside you to determine what services your home needs.
Removing wallpaper can be a tricky task. The crew at CertaPro Painters® of Cedar Rapids IA is skilled in removing wallpaper and will make this time-consuming task, hassle-free for you. All you’ll have to do is enjoy the final look.
Common Questions About Color Consulting
What does a paint color consultant do?
Color consultants are trained designers who will provide recommendations for colors and color combinations for your painting project.
Is paint color consulting available at all CertaPro Painters® locations?
Many independently owned and operated CertaPro Painters® franchised businesses offer color consulting. Contact your local franchise to inquire if color consulting is available in your area.
What can I expect from an appointment with a paint color consultant?
At your appointment, the color consultant will talk with you to get ideas for what paint color families you like most. From there they will help you visualize what various colors would look like in your home.