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One dilemma that a homeowner may face during a remodeling project is deciding whether to paint the walls in a room before doing the flooring or to replace the flooring in a room and then paint the walls. While either method may produce good results, a Scarsdale painter may recommend that the walls be painted first. This can reduce the amount of time that it takes for a contractor to finish the work, which can save a homeowner money.

The contractor can save time on such a project because he or she may not have to worry about getting paint on the floors. This means that there may be no need to put a covering on the floor or spend time trimming in before painting the majority of the wall's surface. Even if a single labor hour is saved using this method, it could save a customer hundreds of dollars depending on the scope of the job.

While a contractor will take steps to ensure that no damage is done to the home, it is relatively easy to scuff hardwood floors.

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If new flooring is not yet in place or is going to be replaced anyway, there is no need to worry about whether the floors will be damaged by a ladder, furniture that needs to be moved, or a dropped paint sprayer. Although taking care of such damage may be relatively easy and inexpensive, it is a hassle that homeowners may wish to avoid if at all possible.

If a homeowner is going to put carpet on a floor, it is almost always a good idea to paint the walls before the new carpet is put in. In the event that paint gets on the carpet, the carpet may need to be removed as the paint could soak through to the padding. When this happens, it becomes nothing more than a breeding ground for bacteria and odor. Additionally, it is possible that there will be a lot of foot traffic while the room is being painted. This traffic could wear down the carpet faster and cause it to look old and worn sooner than it should.

Remodeling a home or updating the look and feel of a home can be a worthwhile endeavor. However, it is important that the work is done correctly and in a logical order. Therefore, it is almost always best to paint the walls before doing anything else in a room as it can reduce wear and tear elsewhere while reducing the time it takes to complete the project.

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