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KKadeg

03:20PM | 05/15/99
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I painted my walls a beige color well low and behold when the sun hits it, it looks pink. is there anyway this could be fixed with out re painting the whole house. thanks for your help.

Handywoman

08:25PM | 05/29/99
All paints look different when viewed in various light. Obviously, the "beige" you picked had a warm tint accentuated by the sun. This is why doing a sample (either on a wall or paper) and hanging it for several days is so important.

Without repainting, you only have two options. Stop the sunlight - use curtains, shades, etc. Otherwise, change the interior lighting to counter the sunlight colors. Different types of bulbs are available, so hanging spots isn't necessary.

Another factor is what is near the walls. Reflection and contrast make a difference too. A blue sofa might increase the pink look of the walls, so toss a browny-beige coverlet on the back.

Good luck!

Irene

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