Are you a property owner that is in an endless search for the best interior paint? Do you know the difference between the five finishes of paint? We try to simplify the discussion to save you time, money, and much, much hassle.
How to pick an interior house paint
Brandon Turner from Bigger Pickets says that he repainted twelve spaces in his home with a variety of brands to find the right one for his flipping projects. Although the better brands that cost $50 or $60 a gallon covered nearly all of the undercoat, but they did not enough to get away from a second coat. The cheaper, box store brands covered more than half of the previous interior house paint, and all but one only required a second layer. This finding means that you can spend half or a third of the cost and get the same coverage out of a quality paint from Walmart or Home Depot. To save more money, Brandon chose a color that is always in stock.
The best indoor paint sheen for your rentals
In flips, Turner opted for three color finishes to give the house a more luxurious feel, but in rentals, he went with one color for the trim, walls, and ceiling. Flat paint is the one with the least shininess. Above it is eggshell with a tiny bit of gloss. Satin is the finish directly between gloss and flat. Semi-gloss is just under the highest; this is the choice Brandon uses for his rentals.
The best indoor paint does not need to cost a ton of money. You can use one paint color throughout the rentals. A two or three tone look in your flippers, and you have a strategy to save money by painting your properties.