Friday, May 24

Painting Your Walls Like A Pro


Painting your walls on your own and decorating them is a pure delight if done correctly. This is why you will find that there are tons of ways through which you can decorate your walls according to your taste. For instance, make a paint by number from a photo is really popular these days. Besides that, there are certain important things that you need to keep in mind as you decide to paint your walls on your own.

  • One of the most important things that you should keep in mind as you decide on painting the walls of your house is to wait for the right weather that will aid you in painting your walls. Moreover, painting your walls in humid weather is going to affect your paint adversely as the paint will start dripping and will take a longer time to dry.

  • As you get yourself prepared to paint your wall, you should also make sure that you do a proper inspection of the wall and locating all the cracks and the areas that need sanding. This way you will get the best results as you start painting your wall. If you are not vigilant enough, you are going to lose your money as the new coat of the paint will peel off really easily. Moreover, you should also clean the surface of the wall so that you can paint on a clean surface.
  • In order to get a high quality finish from your paint, you should always use high quality brushes, roller cover, and painter’s tape while painting the walls of your house. With the help of these high quality brushes, you will be able to get better coverage and application that will save you a lot of time and money. While the painter’s tape is the best way to get a really good finish and prevent all the blurs and drips.
  • It is really important that you know about Nap and how it can affect the quality of the paint. This is why it is really important that you know about the texture of your walls and how you can get better coverage using rollers while painting your wall. However, if the paint coats get too thick or thing you might observe an uneven texture on your wall.
  • While painting your walls it is also important that you protect all the other things that are there in the room. Using sheets, newspapers, and plastic bags to cover the floor and doorknobs is going to keep them clean as you paint your walls. This will save you a lot of time during your cleanup as well. Moreover, it is also recommended that you remove outlet covers and light switches in order to keep them clean.
  • Using primer while painting your walls is a really important and essential task. If you have clean walls then you can use paints that have a primer solution in them already. However, if you are painting an old wall then it is really important that you use primer separately. That will help you in keeping your wall smooth and will get you a better paint finish as well.

  • Lastly, it is really important that you paint your walls from top to bottom in order to get the best finish with your walls. Moreover, it is really important that you also pay attention to the layers of the paint as well.

These are the most important things that you should keep in mind as you take on the task of painting your walls.


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Carlos Smith is a content writer, website developer, blogger and editorial associate. He developed and created Hashtaggedpodcast in 2015. He finished his studies in Western Carolina University.

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