Some people assume that painting is a task that anyone can carry out in their homes. You know what? They're right! But, there is one point that those folks fail to consider: the finished result. Anyone can pick up a brush and start painting. But, it takes skill and expertise to achieve a professional result.
The same can also get said of wallpapering too. Again, some homeowners feel that all you need is a brush and some paste to hang wallpaper on their walls. The thing is; if you select patterned wallpaper, you could end up with a wall that has a mismatched design!
Why a DIY finish is often a bad idea
You already know a couple of examples of how DIY painting and wallpapering can end up going wrong. But, what else could make such work a bad idea for homeowners?
When it comes to painting, you will no doubt be taken aback by the vast choice of paint finishes. If you go to a hardware store and ask for a particular color, you'll get asked what finish you want. Paint is available in different chemical compositions. It's crucial that you know which is the best one for your home.
For instance, in areas of high traffic like hallways, you need a paint that is easy to clean. You also want to use a paint finish that won't damage the underlying building material.
Wallpaper is, to all intents and purposes, a simple way to decorate any room. But, if you don't use precise measurements, you will end up with an inferior result.
Some homeowners make classic mistakes like overlapping wallpaper, especially when they've not got enough! And others find it hard to match up patterns to create a seamless finish. The latter is even worse when applying a wallpaper "scene" such as a photograph.
And what about faux finishing? Many homes opt for such finishes to complement an existing style in a room. As you can imagine, there are many faux finish options. That's why it makes sense to leave such work to the professionals.
Smith Thomas & Smith can help you achieve the look you are after in your home. Our team of experts have decades of experience when it comes to painting. It doesn't matter if you're after a simple paint job in your living room, or you want something complex. We have the skills and resources to make it happen.
What can you expect if you hire us to carry out your painting? Well, for a start you will end up with a professional finish. Our team will ensure that your vision gets turned into the perfect result.
There is no doubt one can find it perplexing to select the right color schemes and paint finishes. At Smith Thomas & Smith, we'll guide you through the process from concept to completion. Here's what we'll do:
- Visit your home and assess the painting work that needs to get done;
- Find out what your vision is;
- Offer you a selection of choices that best meets your needs.
Wallpapering without the stress and drama
You might not realize it, but wallpapering is more complicated than painting. It's also a task that you can't usually do alone. For that reason alone, many people prefer to hire pros like Smith Thomas & Smith.
When you choose us to carry out your wallpapering, you don't just end up with a result that astounds you. Our customers can also enjoy benefits such as better pricing on wallpaper designs. That's because we can source materials at cheaper than store prices. So, you don't just end up with a stunning finish. You also save money by not doing the work yourself!
Wallpapering is one of those DIY tasks that can test any homeowner's patience. The good news is that we're experienced in carrying out such work. We can also get the work done quicker, so you can enjoy your new wall finishes sooner.
Faux finishes that look like a million dollars
The big selling point of faux finishes is that they increase the style and value of any home. It's no surprise that many people opt for them in their homes!
Smith Thomas & Smith can carry out a range of faux finishing services. Our skills and expertise make it possible to achieve the results you desire.
There are various finishes we can help you achieve. For instance, you may wish to have a marble or tile backsplash in your kitchen. Or you could transform a wall to have a textured finish, ideal for hiding imperfections.
Contact Smith Thomas & Smith today to find out how we can help you realize your home decorating vision!