Painting a house is not something you do every once in a while. When you paint your home, it consumes time, money, effort, and most importantly, it stays. So, it is really very important to paint house virtually before you actually paint it. For this, you can use an online house paint simulator to paint house virtually, and see what color suits your house the best.
In the following article, I have included some best free house paint visualizer tools out there. These include exterior paint visualizer, as well as interior paint visualizer. So, you can visualize paints on exterior and interior rooms of house. These tools have pre-loaded house templates for interiors and exteriors. For interiors, you will find templates for bedroom, washroom, kitchen, drawing room, etc. If you often wonder, “Only if I could paint my house virtually”, then worry not. These tools also let you upload photos of your house to virtually paint it. Be it exterior or interior of your house, these tools got you covered.
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So, let us dive deeper and get to know about these online house paint simulator websites.
Sherwin-Williams is a leading name in house paint sector, and its website provides free house paint simulator tool. It has many sample scenes, or you can say templates on which you can apply paint virtually. The templates include exterior as well as interior scenes. There’s one exterior template that you can paint, while for interiors, you get Living Room, Kitchen, Bedroom, and Bathroom templates.
This tool is one of the simplest house paint visualizer you will find. Although you cannot add a scene manually, the pre loaded scenes are good enough to give you an idea of how your house will look like. The above screenshot is pretty much how the tool looks like. To switch to other templates, click on More Scenes button to browse and select one. You can also switch between day and night mode to view paint under natural and artificial light conditions.
Coming to the color selection process, there are a couple of colors added to color palette by default. Click on the Add a Color option to add colors to color palette. There are many colors that you can add from various color families. After adding color, get back to the house paint visualizer. Here select a part of room and add colors to it. Keep trying different colors till you are satisfied. You can even save the template with colors that you have applied as an image.
CertaPro Home Color Visualizer
CertaPro Home Color Visualizer is another good house paint visualizer website. It lets you paint preloaded house templates and you can even upload your own photo. This tool also has a good collection of interior as well as exterior templates to paint.
The feature that you will like about this tool is that you get to apply paint shades of various brands. Color shades from following brand of paints are available: Sherwin-Williams, Benjamin Moore, PPG, and Dunn-Edwards. Apart from paint, you can also apply Masonry, Siding, and Wall works.
For a loaded interior or exterior, you can select a portion on which you want to apply paint. Then go to the paint selection panel on the left side of interface to select a color to apply.
After applying colors of your choice, you can save the template with color. You can also take snapshot to save it as image. To use the Save and Snapshot feature, you need to Sign In.
Dulux Color Visualizer
Dulux Color Visualizer also lets you paint house virtually. Add your own photo, or use external and internal home templates to visualize colors. The best part of this house paint visualizer is that it shows color points for different sections to apply paint.
By default, no color is added to the palette. Click on Add Colors to add colors from Dulux paint collection. You can add multiple colors at a time. Try different colors on your house or template. You can take screenshot of picture and show it to others as an image file.
Valspar is a famous paint company, which provides this online tool to paint house virtually. Again, here you can upload your own photo or just select from a number of templates. Templates for house exterior and interior are available. To be able to use your own photo, you will have to sign up on its website.
Once a template or your photo is loaded, you can apply colors according to your choice. Usually, there are two color selections that you can apply, the main color, and the secondary color. Click on Change color option to select a color of your choice to apply it.
If you are signed in, you can save a project to view or edit later.
Behr Paint Visualizer
Behr Paint Visualizer is a good, but a bit complicated house paint simulator. It has both interior and exterior paint visualizer. You can also upload your own photo to apply colors of your choice.
Here, you have to begin with selecting colors for your color palette first. After that, you can select the type of template on which you have to apply colors. Apart from exterior paint visualizer, there are various interior templates available here. Choose a template and begin applying colors to the selected part from the color palette. You can change colors in color palette whenever you want. To save your project or save it as image, you will need to sign up first.
All of these house paint simulators can be used to visualize house paint pretty easily. The only way these tools are different from each other is they belong to different companies that provide paints for exterior and interior.