The design and painting of your house reflect your style as well as personality. Interior painting gives a home a nice new look. Advice from the experts is very crucial when it comes to the process of painting your house. These professionals will help you in deciding the right type of paint to apply to the interior of your house. Every homeowner who wants to have a good looking house must make an effort of giving it the best touch when comes to the choice of colours and design.
These are some of the painting tips that would help you in making your painting projects go faster and smoother. This will help you in achieving a professional-looking finish which you will be proud of. These techniques will also help in cutting the clean up time by nearly fifty percent as well as extending the shelf life of your painting brushes.
You should always apply a prime coat on the wall. This ensures that the painting job is done correctly. A spot prime having a flat paint can also be chosen. The flat painted walls require only minor repairs. A primer/sealer is used on those walls which have a larger area of the patching plaster. The procedure followed in priming is similar to painting. Painting is done after the primer has dried.
Ceiling the brushwork
Begin by painting the ceiling. All the unpainted areas around your fixtures and the perimeter need to be covered completely.
Rolling begins with the ceiling section which measures six by six square feet. You can also use a series of overlapping strokes which are W-shaped. Paint from the right side to the left side. Roll again from the left side to towards the right. Once you are through with the painting of the W Stokes, the entire ceiling can be painted.
Two square sections can be painted at a time in case the ceiling area to be painted very large. If you want your paint to blend perfectly, then you can use the overlapping and one-directional strokes. Repeat the process for all the walls. Finally, all the non-diagonal strokes should be applied right from top to bottom.
You should ensure that the ceiling if masked by the use of a painting tape. Make sure that all the upper perimeter walls and uncovered areas of the walls have been painted.
Apply the second coat
This coat is applied after the first one dries. Make sure that the recoating guidelines provided by the manufacturer are checked and followed.