Painting your home doesn’t just make your house look pretty – it has some hidden benefits as well.

Painting your home holds a lot more worth than an “I feel like we should” attitude. Whether it’s painting your home’s exterior or your interior walls, adding a fresh coat of paint to your home has some surprising benefits.


When is the last time you had your walls painted? Think of all the wear and tear your home’s surfaces endure daily. From hanging things, absorbing light, to all the dust, dirt, and grime, your walls go through a lot. They get dirty and worn down quickly.

Giving your walls an update with some high-quality paint is an easy way to get your walls clean and ready for the next few years. A professional paint job requires walls to be adequately clean to ensure proper adhesion.

And with a new coat of paint, your walls will have a new layer of protection from moisture. Moisture can lead to mold and mildew growth and even more extensive damage to your walls. A new coat of paint on the walls can help seal out moisture, reducing the added weight that can put stress on your home’s structural integrity. And with quality paint, it can help repel all the dirt, dust, and allergens, making it easier to keep your home clean.


Besides having newly protected surfaces, freshly painted walls or exteriors can increase curb appeal and the value of your house if you ever plan on selling your home.

Painting your home is an affordable way to make an upgrade to your house before putting it on the market. Its an easy way to save you money rather than doing a full-on remodel. Hiring a painting company to paint your house can make your home look newer, cleaner, and more attractive to potential buyers. Who wouldn’t want to spend more money on a house that looks new and clean?


When you move into a new home, all of the paint colors are pre-determined. Whether you are renting or you just bought a house, you likely did not choose the colors before moving in. In new places, the colors on the walls are from previous tenants.

While the colors got you in the door, it’s time to make your house feel like a home. And we are not talking about just throwing a coat of beige paint to neutralize the space (but if beige is your thing, then go ahead). Painting is your opportunity to coordinate the colors of your walls and home with your décor, furniture, and most importantly your personality.

Colors can make us feel particular ways. If you want to feel energized or royal, happy or sleepy, there is a paint color that is perfect for the mood you are hoping to set.

There you have it! Painting your home can do a lot more than just update your home. It has a lot of benefits that most don’t think about and are intangible (except the money you will get when you sell).

Get started today with a free estimate from MC Painting!