With interior painting, especially when it is for your home, one important step to be done before starting painting is covering the floors with drop cloths, tarps or a special covering called red rosin paper. They will help protect your floors from damage and spills. And also cover or mask your windows, doors, cabinets and fixtures. Don’t use super cheap bargain paint brushes and rollers for painting.
Cheap rollers might leave blurry marks on the walls and cheap brushes will leave stripe marks and even bristles from the brush.
Finally start painting using suitable primers. Paint primers exist in many forms and serve a variety of functions. Their uses around your home are limited only by the surfaces that you want to paint. Determine the kind of primer to be used such that Alkyd-Oil Base, Acrylic-Latex and Tinted Shellac.
All types of homes can be painted even timber ones. If you have an old-fashioned brick home it can be loosely transitive which is in the form of cement depiction that can be painted. So whether your house is timber, hard plank, fibrous cement or brick it can all be painted and the roof is also painted.
So how can you protect your home from paint spills? Here are the steps on how to avoid damage and spills during interior painting:
1. Cover everything up! – Get tons of newspapers and try to cover each piece of furniture with it. You don’t want to have paint spills all over them and you don’t want to move them at the same time. Cover them properly so that you can assure that extra protection can be put into your precious furniture. As for the flooring, aside from newspapers, you can put cardboards or deck planks to prevent unwanted spills. The gas property of the paint makes it hazardous to both your walls, rugs and furniture.
2. Use proper paint – use suitable primers that are suitable for the kind of material that you are painting. With interior painting comes the rigorous work of making sure that you have painted the wall evenly, so using the right paint is important.
3. Finally, follow instructions as to the mixing of paints to prevent further damage to your walls and interiors. With good and proper mixing comes with great results!
Interior painting is easier if you are following a guideline that tells you in what order you should paint the different things in your room. But getting a professional painter will definitely save your time and will have all the necessary equipment and be able to inspect the whole job thoroughly giving you a quote and expected time frame. This is a great way to bring a new feeling into a room or even your entire house.