Are your walls in desperate need of a refresh? Have you been staring at flaking and faded paint in despair, but you're not sure where to start? What if we told you that you could have walls you can be proud of again in just one day?
Wall Painting and decorating are some of those skills at which many try their hand and few succeed. This is usually down to underestimating the importance of preparation rather than a lack of skill or ability.
There are certain tricks of the trade which when taken heed of, will ensure that your decorating job looks as good as a wall painting pro.
Before you begin wall painting make sure the surfaces are prepared for the job so you’re left with a finish to be proud of.
The necessary supplies listed here are all equally important. Don’t skimp when it comes to ensuring you’ve got the right gear – that’s part of what will set your DIY decorating apart from the amateurs.
Your personal taste as well as the needs of your household will direct your wall paint choices to some extent. Easy to clean paints are best for families with children and pets.
As mentioned earlier, preparation is the key to a really professional finish and if you skimp on this, it will show in your final result.
Remove any furniture from its usual place and assemble it in the center of the room. If your room is not large then it will be preferable to remove it from the space entirely.
Cover carpets and remaining furniture with drop sheets and apply masking tape to the edges of your flooring.
Now it’s time to prep your surfaces by ‘keying’ them. You can use fine sandpaper to just remove the shine from the woodwork. Vacuum as you go to ensure that the dust does not settle all over surfaces and ruin your paint finish.
If you can find an assistant it’s a good idea to ask them to hold the vacuum nozzle close to the area which you’re sanding, this ensures that most of the dust is removed before it can infiltrate too much. Always wear a mask when sanding.
Take your time with your decorating; don’t be tempted to rush or to cut corners or your room will look badly finished.
Set aside a complete day for your first ever attempt so that you know you can dedicate yourself completely to the task at hand.
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