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It Pays to Buy Neutrals
October 30, 2008 - Contact FacilitiesNet Editorial Staff »
When deciding on new flooring or systems furniture in a renovation, it’s best to choose neutral colors. Those components of a space will likely be around longer than this season’s color trend and are generally the most expensive design-related interior products. The best investment is to spend wisely on neutral products that will last through renovations down the road.
A space shouldn’t be all neutrals, however. That’s where facility executives can use a less expensive, easier to change interior component: paint. With a neutral background, feel free to experiment with wall colors to add interest to the space. If you find that a color doesn’t work or occupants aren’t happy, it’s much easier and less expensive to change a paint color than flooring or furniture.