bend oregon house painting

Before thinking about painting your home, save time and money by reading this post first.

By Jason Boone

In the past almost everyone has painted a house.

It doesn’t matter if the ways were on the inside or outside of a home, we’ve all been responsible for doing some type of painting, and it doesn’t always work out the way we hoped it would.

A Disaster Waiting To Happen

One of the biggest reasons why you should not paint your home yourself, especially if you’ve been thinking about selling it, is lack of preparation.

Preparing to paint a wall by using painters tape to tape off baseboards, laying drop cloth on floors and taking the time to properly mix paint is important because, these steps will help to insure that your painting job will be done properly.

Sadly, most homeowners think they know how to prepare to paint their homes, because they want to get the job done quickly.

The average homeowner will typically forget one or more preparation steps and this is one of the reasons why it’s important to hire a true painting professional who specializes in painting and can do a professional job for you.

Purchasing the Right Supplies

Another reason to consider hiring a painting contractor to paint your house is the fact that most painting contractors will purchase the best supplies and paints from actual painting supply stores while a typical homeowner will buy their supplies where they can find them on sale at stores like Walmart.

Although you think it’s smart to buy cheap paint or painting supplies the overall investment that you make in your home will pay off either positively or negatively when a potential home buyer sees it for the first time, this is another reason to leave the house painting in the hands of a professional who paints for a living.

Painting Those Hard To Reason Areas

Every home has one or more bathrooms, a kitchen and plenty of hard to reach areas that could be potentially dangerous for the homeowner to paint if they attempted to try painting themselves.

Instead of attempting to paint dangerous or hazardous areas of your home you should give your painting project over to a qualified painting contractor who will paint your home professionally and in the quickest amount of time possible.

Clean Up Can Be a Pain

Last of all, but most important, another major problem that comes with trying to paint your home yourself is that with painting also comes clean up and cleaning up after painting a home isn’t easy because it usually involves cleaning up drips of paint or problem areas with your paint job that you weren’t aware of.

A typical painting contractor will have the supplies and training necessary to easily clean up a home after painting it.
This will save you the time, money and hassle of having to paint your home yourself and insure that your home can be professionally shown to a potential home buyer.

Thinking About Buying or Selling a Bend Home?

If you’ve been thinking about buying or selling a home in Bend contact me, Jason Boone, Principal Broker at Duke Warner Realty | Skjersaa Group by calling me at (541) 383-1426 or emailing me at