Are You Ready to Paint or Stain Your Home Ceilings?

If you plan on painting or staining your home’s interior ceilings, it can be a big project. While we don’t look up at our ceilings very often, they can take just as much work as the walls in your home — sometimes more work. That’s why it’s important to understand what to expect if you decide to start this project. What’s more, you don’t have to do it alone. Renu Painting offers interior ceiling painting and staining services to homeowners all over Amarillo.

Why Paint Your Ceilings

Your ceilings add to the aesthetics of your home, whether you notice them or not. What’s more, you can use paint to accent your ceiling and enhance the walls, flooring, and other features of your home. If you’re going to paint your ceilings, here are some benefits of paint to consider:  

  • Requires fewer coats
  • Offers more color options
  • Gives a uniform covering
  • Allows for a variety of finishes
  • Can paint over existing coats
  • And more!

While paint is a great choice, it does have a few drawbacks that we want to bring to your attention. If you have a wood, concrete, or natural-material ceiling, paint may not look that great on it. In fact, stain may be the way to go with these types of materials. You can find paints that will do great on natural-based materials; however, it’s going to require more coats and much more patience to get the look you want. Nonetheless, paint is a versatile product that you can use in a number of situations.

Why Stain Your Ceilings

Do you want to stain your interior ceilings? Do you have wood, concrete, or another natural material stretching throughout your home? Stain is a great product to enhance existing natural materials. Want to know the benefits of stain for your ceiling? Here are the most common:

  • Less expensive than paint
  • Adds texture and tone
  • Quick to apply
  • Enhances wood and concrete surfaces
  • Resistant to chipping, cracking, or fading

Stain is a great product for making natural materials look better. Moderate to light-colored wood can be enhanced with a few coats of stain. What’s more, stain offers a rustic, warm feeling to most surfaces. While this is a great feature of stain, it’s also the disadvantage of using it. Paint offers a variety of bold, strong tones and shades. Stain offers less variety, but does well with enhancing existing materials.

Whether you choose paint or stain to cover your ceilings, know that it’s a personal decision on what you need and want. At Renu Painting, we work with you to discover if paint or stain is right for your ceiling. Then, we offer application services so that you don’t have to deal with the headache of painting or staining your ceilings. Trust 15-plus years of experience, and give Renu Painting in Amarillo a call today!