There are plenty of things to consider when preparing to sell your home. You want to make renovations that fit your budget but also significantly increase the value of your property. This is why it’s important to maintain your home and update it regularly. But if you’ve fallen behind in this regard, you can still do plenty to prep your home for the market. Most importantly, you should hire professional painters for your interiors and exterior.

Why Not Do it Yourself?

When faced with home renovation expenses, you might want to save a buck by handling some aspects yourself. Nothing is stopping you from painting your own home, but doing anything without years of experience poses a risk. Good painting companies will get the job done efficiently and properly. They have the knowledge, tools, and staff to paint your home inside and out. While you’ll save money handling this yourself, consider the inherent costs of a DIY home painting project: travel, materials, time, potential error (more time), clean-up, etc.

Plus, you might not be able to handle certain aspects of the job. For instance, All American Painting Plus won’t just paint your home – we’ll make repairs if necessary and power wash your home’s exterior before painting it. These additional services are also best left to residential painting services.

What to Consider When Painting

Just because you hire painting services doesn’t mean you have to stay out of the process entirely. One of the most important aspects of painting your home is deciding which colors to paint it. If you weren’t selling your home, you would simply choose the colors you prefer. However, you have to think more practically when putting your home up for sale.

Do some research into which home colors are popular and valuable this year. Even if you detest beige interiors and blue-gray exteriors, these may be the best options in some cases. Of course, property trends differ across town, county, and state lines. It’s best to do both local and national research on this matter. You want your home to stand out, but not like a sore thumb. The balance is hard to strike, but your painting services may be able to help you choose the best colors for your home.

More than Painting

While investing in interior and exterior painting makes a huge difference in your home’s appeal, it’s just one piece of the puzzle. When planning to sell your home, don’t forget about landscaping, carpentry, drywall and trim repair, roofing, kitchen and bathroom renovations, and little details like decoration. For many of these additional tasks, All American Painting Plus can help.

Selling your home is a major decision. It involves a great deal of thought and preparation. There are plenty of ways to get your home in its best shape on your own. Certain tasks, like exterior and interior painting, and certain repairs, should be handled by professionals with stellar reputations. All American Painting Plus has you covered. Call us at 703-620-5563 or email us at for more information and a free estimate!