Painting Your Gym On A Budget In Ambler, PA
You may have a gym at home and you want it to look as good as possible — and when this is the case, painting is often a good way to go about doing just that.
However, you may come to realize that some of the best things that you can do as far as painting go will also come at a cost — and the good news for you is that when you make the time to learn about it, you can paint your gym on a budget.
With that being the case, let’s have a look at some tips for painting your gym on a budget and yet keep it looking good.
1. Looking For Paint Sales
A good way that you’re going to be able to get the budget of your gym painting project down is to look out for sales on paint and take advantage of them, making sure to get a good price on the paint before you invest in it.
Though it’s true that paint isn’t on sale nearly as often as some other things that people buy throughout the year and it’s sometimes quite difficult to pinpoint a paint sale, it’s well worth waiting for one — unless time is not on your side and you need the project done sooner.
The key thing to bear in mind here is that it’s sometimes a good idea to plan out your painting project well enough in advance that you’re going to be able to find sales on the paint that you will use for said project.
2. Paint More Carefully
In taking the time to paint your gym more carefully, you are going to ultimately spend less money in the painting of said gym.
For example, when you are a bit too hasty in painting and spill a bit, you will be losing the money that you spent on that paint as it will likely fall unto the floor (even if covered) and it will not be properly used for your painting.
Additionally, when you paint too quickly you run a rather large risk of making basic painting errors such as applying too much paint in some areas or not enough in others — and these are the sorts of things that have to be corrected, meaning you’ll need to spend extra time, which in a sense translates to a more costly project.
3. Choose Only One Color
Though it may be quite tempting to make use of multiple colors for your home gym, you may well want to consider how you can make use of just one color in order to reduce the cost of your project.
Though making use of multiple colors can make for a nice looking gym, you have to realize that for each color you choose there will be multiple containers of paint of different colors, which is much harder to get under a budget than not.
Choosing just the one color for your gym means that you are going to be able to more accurately gauge how much you are going to need (more on this next) and therefore get the right amount of paint, not wasting money on paint that will sit in a pantry or utility closet unused.
4. Measure Before You Paint
Lastly, remember that the key to not spending too much money on paint and primer is to measure the surfaces that are to be painted before you start the painting project.
By doing this, you’ll be able to make use of a painting calculator and therefore figure out just the right amount of paint and primer to buy.
Taking this in combination with the notion of waiting for sales on these will help you bring down the price of your painting project.
Hiring a professional painting contractor like Aspen Painting guarantees a flawless, durable, and high-quality paint job.
We have years of experience in cabinet and furniture painting with a long list of happy customers in Horsham, PA, Ambler, Dresher, Ft. Washington, and Blue Bell, PA.
Call us today on 215-773-8422 for a FREE estimate to get started.
Ray is an inspiring leader with a strong work ethic stemming from his exemplary upbringing in a caring and loving family environment. His parents modeled the importance of integrity and hard work to him and his siblings, values which Ray now instills in his teenage daughter. As the owner of Aspen Painting & Wallcovering, Inc., he leads by example by expecting nothing but the best from himself and his employees. His primary goal is to provide superior service and quality craftsmanship to each of his clients so that they become enthusiastic ambassadors for the company. Ray is a passionate team player who always strives to exceed expectations.