Painting Your Home In Winter

When winter comes, we all tend to go into hibernation mode and create cozy spaces to hang out in. When you’re spending so much time at home during the cold months of January-March (or November-February), you might want a change up this year with your interior design! A fresh new paint color is an easy way for yourself pick me up while staying warm indoors this season. However, painting on those unpredictable days can be challenging as it may take longer than usual – especially if there’s snowfall outside since cleanups will need more care and attention too.



Winter paint jobs may not be as simple as the phrase “yes or no.” There is a lot of factors that come into play when it comes to exterior painting, and depending on where you live in the world your window of opportunity can range from very narrow to wide open.

In order to get the best results with your paint job, you need it to be done in pleasant weather. If it’s too cold out or if there is a chance of rain while painting, then that can result in an uneven finish and less-than perfect work. There are paints made for colder climates which cost more but might make things easier when working outside conditions aren’t ideal for drying at all times during application process.You should monitor both the surface and air temperatures when you’re painting to make sure your paint will cure properly.

If you live in a cold, wet area like the north during winter time, it’s best to hold off on exterior painting until warmer weather. However if your climate is mild enough such as southern states or Florida then it would be fine for you to paint outside.


Is it possible to paint the interior of your home in winter? The answer is yes! Winter weather doesn’t prevent you from painting inside. In fact, there are several benefits for doing so during this time like less humidity and fewer disruptions with people coming into your house.In the winter, it’s easier to control temperatures indoors. In addition, if you turn on your heat when applying paint in cold climates then you can maintain a consistent temperature which helps for proper drying and curing of the paint.


If you’re looking to update the inside of your home during the winter months, go for it! However, if you are wanting to do exterior painting jobs then ask a professional first.Ethereal Painters is ready to help. To see it for yourself, contact at  604-788-3382 or fill out our estimate form on our website.