You can always find a company that will paint your home’s interior for “cheap,” but typically those contractors will not have proper licensing, insurance, worker’s compensation, or will have untrained painters working for them.
The ceiling of an interior should be painted first, as this is the area where we have the least control. Paint will almost definitely fall on the floor, and a little might even get on the walls; but that won’t matter much as they are going to be painted later. .
So, let’s jump directly into applying the paint. By now your surface should be de-glossed, clean, and primed.
To Start, here are some tips we always give regarding painting…then we’ll talk about prep work, primers, choosing colors, and give some very helpful application tips.
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Blend your roller work into the previously cut-in areas, and do not stop until the entire ceiling has been painted.
Take a little extra time and follow these tips and you'll be guaranteed to make any professional painter envious of your interior house painting prowess.
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First, calculate the actual paint product cost. Assume that at least two coats of paint will be needed for adequate coverage with any color change.
For this step, you’ll need: Exterior house paint, a sprayer, paintbrushes, and rollers.
Before painting, always make sure that the surfaces you intend to clean are completely dry. This will increase the possibility of ending up with a smooth, perfectly even painted surface. Therefore, avoid painting when it’s rainy or excessively humid.
Getting away with just 1 coat of navy blue or red paint? You could... but only if you are seriously myopic.
You’ll want to know what paint brands they offer. It’s important to choose the highest-quality paint you can afford. Going with a high-quality brand will ensure that you don’t have to repaint in a year or two.
Older homes often have surfaces that newer homes don’t. Plaster walls, exposed brick, wood paneling and exterior architectural blocks are common in older homes. Using the right paint and tools on these surfaces (plus the right paint and tools for the room itself) is important to ensure the longevity of the project.
Also, love the pop of color on your doors, I am thinking that is going to be my next project! Katielicht February 26, 2015