Painting a home is no easy feat. It takes discipline, not to mention hard work. When painting your home, have a think about developing a plan. This will give you peace of mind around your painting project, and will allow you to hone in the project in great detail.

Make sure to include your family in the overall plan. Communication is key here, and your family can become individual home painting project managers, meaning that you can delegate some of the work out. This helps you to view your painting job from a crow’s nest view, making sure all the tasks, from colour choice, through to throwing paint on walls has been thought through thoroughly.

Because residential painting projects can be stressful, have a think about taking holidays, and using that time to complete your painting project. This allows you to split the tasks up over say a week, as opposed to trying to do everything over a weekend. It takes the stress away, and makes it easier to manage any challenges that come along the way.

One of the things to keep in mind when painting your home, is that there will be challenges. This is inevitable. Not everything is going to go to plan, and this can take its toll if you are not expecting these things to happen along the way, and you do not have the right mindset.

One way around these challenges is for you and your family to work as a team. Teamwork makes everyone feel like they have accountability, and being open and honest about timelines with your family will make sure that everyone does what they need to for the successful completing of your residential painting project.

Remember to have sense of humour. Laughing while the problems come up makes them easier to deal with, and the opportunity to include your family in the home painting project will only come along once, maybe twice in a lifetime. All it takes is a few simple concepts to turn your home painting project into a seamless and successful outcome.

Painting good enough to be framed

At Powerhouse Painting, one of our many specialties is interior painting. We can also help with colour choice. We are trusted interior painters, with over 32 years’ experience. We cover all areas across South East Queensland, including Brisbane, Gold Coast, Logan, and Ipswich.

To find out further information on how we can help you with your next home painting project, or to have us quote, please visit