The Great White Debate: Why Choosing the Right White Matters

A topic that tends to spark quite a debate among homeowners and decorators – the infamous white wall paint. Now, before you rush off to grab a can of the brightest white you can find, hold your paintbrushes! Trust us when we say, picking the right white can make or break the vibe of your home.

Let’s be real – we’ve all seen it happen before. You walk into a friend’s or neighbor’s freshly painted house, and instead of being greeted with a warm and inviting atmosphere, you feel like you’ve just stepped into a sterile, icy wonderland. Yikes! The culprit here is often the wrong shade of white.

Sure, white can lend a bright and crisp look to your space, but if you’re not careful, you might just end up with a room that feel cold and depressing. And let’s be honest, none of us want that for our sanctuary, right?

So, here’s the deal. If you’re going to take the white paint route, you need to be a bit more careful. You’ll want to go for a warm neutral color or a white with some cozy undertones. This way, you get that lovely brightness without sacrificing the welcoming and inviting atmosphere that makes a house a home.

If you’re not a paint connoisseur yourself, it’s always a great idea to consult with someone who knows a thing or two about paint colors. Whether it’s a professional decorator or a friend with an eye for design, their guidance will be invaluable in picking the perfect shade.

Now, here are some of our all-time favorite whites and off-whites that have proven to be absolute winners:

  1. Swiss Coffee (BM)
  2. Oxford White (BM)
  3. Greek Villa (SW)
  4. Steam White (BM)
  5. Simply White (BM)
  6. Ivory Lace (SW)
  7. Alabaster (SW)

So, there you have it – a friendly reminder to be mindful when choosing your white wall paint. Don’t let the wrong shade leave your home feeling like a chilly Arctic tundra. Opt for a white that wraps you in its warm embrace and sets the perfect backdrop for all your interior design dreams.

Happy painting and decorating!

Aram and Renee Niagara Ontario Realtors

we are ARHOUS.

Aram and RENÉE Ghewondian

With our in-house renovation and property management team, we’ve created a comprehensive one-stop solution for our clients.

We take pride in our track record of transforming neglected properties into sought-after ones, providing our clients with substantial equity, financial gains, and the satisfaction of a dream home.

Our mission is simple:

Our roots are traced back to our early days of finding hidden gems that others overlook and unlocking the most potential out of them.

We quickly realized that our ability to envision the transformation of an ordinary property could lead to remarkable success.

With each successful renovation and sale, we began to realize the need for a more comprehensive one-stop solution to achieve the same results but with a lot less stress and less running around.

 A solution where all aspects of buying, renovating, managing and selling are in one place. We now proudly call this solution, ARHOUS.