It’s a well-known fact that colors define the energy of a room. Your mood and a room’s tone changes according to the shade. Choosing the perfect color for your home is by no means a breeze because there are numerous color pallets to choose from. You of course want to select the perfect shade for each room according to its purpose. For instance, since your bedrooms are places of relaxing after a long day of work, you might want to consider painting them with lighter shades that do not overpower each other.  A good bedroom color is yellow. By painting your study space in a low wavelength color, such as a hue of green, it creates an excellent learning environment. This is due to the calm and restful atmosphere they bring. They increase focus and efficiency. So, how do you determine which color is best for the rooms in your home? Let’s find out.

Make use of ColorSnap® for your color selection

Over the years, some colors have faded into oblivion while others have reigned in popularity. You may hear a friend praising and recommending a particular color; however, it is crucial to note that not all colors are for everyone, there is a glove for every hand. Of course you will want to find what works for you. Sherwin-Williams has developed ColorSnap® and this is a fantastic tool to help you choose colors. ColorSnap® is an integrated system of tools and colors that help you with color selection. It allows you to visualize colors in sample rooms. The best thing about this feature is that you do not have to go to the nearest Sherwin-Williams store to make use of the tool. You can download the app from Google Play or the App Store and have fun matching the colors of your room professionally. Regardless of whether you are repainting or painting for the first time, ColorSnap® will make the rooms in your home seem heavenly. Perfectly selected ColorSnap® hues might be equated with Leonardo da Vinci’s or Pablo Picasso’s magnum opus. Sorry, we get excited when it comes to selecting colors, and so should you. As color experts, our advice is that when you are painting or doing some renovations, choose colors that have personal meaning or the ones that show individuality. Make use of ColorSnap® to compare multiple colors to ensure the color you settle for best fits the existing space in your home. When making your decision, consider the color fixed elements such as carpets and cabinets. Lighting also plays a crucial role in determining how the eye will perceive a color.  Another essential factor to keep in mind is the natural light a room receives.


Sherwin-Williams Top 50 Colors

One our favorite tools when selecting colors is the Sherwin-Williams Top 50 colors.  These span a full spectrum of hues and shades. Among them are a variety of neutrals that set perfect foundations for pops of color and allowing your personal design to shine. These colors are excellent for both interior and exterior painting.  Neutral colors are the hands down all-time favorites to many people. Let us highlight a few of our favorites.



Accessible Beige SW 7036

For exterior use, houses that have spaces designed with green products blend perfectly with Accessible Beige SW 7036. If you have a hillside home with exterior finishes of stucco, stone or cyprus, this is the color for you. Using this color makes your home look especially fantastic during sunset. This color is ideal for creating a farmhouse style in your home. The color matches well with dark wood oak boards, floors and batten walls. Accessible Beige can be painted in kitchens with raised panel cabinets, beige backsplash, beige cabinets, and stainless steel appliances. Family rooms with mounted TVs and medium tone wood floors look heavenly with this color. Accessible Beige blends perfectly with Greek Vanilla SW 7551.


Repose Grey SW 7015

One of the most popular Sherwin-Williams neutrals colors is Repose Grey SW 7015. Be it the bathroom, kitchen, living room or bedroom; Repose Grey will perfectly blend in any room in your home regardless of the lighting or the time of the day. Repose Grey has the advantage of making the spaces in your rooms seem large. This color blends perfectly with dark woods and is recommended for your home office. If your fireplace has brownstones, consider painting the spaces next to it with Repose Grey. The color is perfect for lake houses and houses with cement board siding. Colors that compliment Repose Grey include Eider White SW 7014, Backdrop SW 7025, Misty SW 6232, and Foggy Day SW 6235.


Pure White SW 7005

Pure White SW 7005 is also a perfect neutral color for beach and countryside farmhouses’ exterior painting. The color is ideal for
traditional kitchens that feature granite or quartz countertops, white ceramic backsplashes, shaker white cabinets, and stainless steel appliances. Pure White is also ideal for living rooms with light wood floors, tile fireplaces or accent grey walls.

Home offices or studies look good with Pure White especially if they have medium tone wood floors and traditional freestanding desks. Pure White blends perfectly with Inkwell 6992 black walls. Living rooms with marble floors and standard fireplaces look great with Pure White. Extra White 7006 perfectly complements this color. Visit the Sherwin-Williams website or make use of ColorSnap® to access more neutral colors for your home.

Now that you are aware of the options that you have when choosing the best shade from the top 50 paint colors, the next step will be painting the fresh coat of paints on the walls of your home. This is the last and the most crucial phase. You’ve put all this effort into selecting the perfect color for your home, handing the paint job to a rookie or unqualified painters may result in a poor finished result. To pull off great looks that compliment your home, consult and hire C.E.T. Painting for the best finishes. For quotes and inquiries, visit our website or give us a call on (914) 615-1415.

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