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A Guide To Painting The Interior of Your House

By Edited Sep 20, 2015 0 0

Painting the interior of your house is the key step in transforming a mundane house to a standout home. All the same, you should not plunge into it without a result oriented strategy. This article is going to comprehensively unveil a guide to painting the interior of your house.

Painting demands a step by step plan. Before doing anything, you should invest a generous amount of time and patience in creating a work plan. The plan should give a conclusive reflection of the work you intend to do. Experts advocate for interlinked steps as they boost coherence and are easier to implement. Likewise, you should be fully aware of the tools that you are going to use. You should be particular on the paint brush as different brushes extend contrasting results. For instance, if you want a detailed finish, you should go for brushes with hard bristles and short tips. They avail more options compared to brushes with larger tips and soft bristles. You should equally prepare the work area beforehand. You can use tape or old newspapers to cover the windows and edges of doors.

The next and arguably the most defining step is the choice of colors. Although the ultimate choice boils down to your personal preferences, there are some factors to invariably consider. You should bear in mind that colors give the home the underlying predominant theme. You should pick a color that effortlessly brings out the aspect of homeliness. In addition to that, you should go for different shades of your prospective color. Disparity in color shade plays a subservient role in placing accents on certain areas of the house. It would also be in order to go for contrasting colors that elusively blend in.

After settling for a color and desired theme, you should step into the next phase; the actual painting. Strategy and tact are of essence in this defining phase. The most important part is painting the underlying coat. Both advanced and receded painters should be very particular on this. You should make sure that the brush you use is of exceedingly high quality. The underlying coat should be flawless as it acts as the frame work of the entire paint work. You should make sure that the paint you use is relatively thick and that the brush equally covers a wide surface area. To minimize on flaws, you should moisturize the paint brush or roller before painting. Likewise, you should paint in a uniformed direction, preferably from top to bottom. After painting the first coat, you should then paint the second coat. Here, you should be more sensitive to detail as this step gives the paint work a breath of life. You should deliberately go for different strokes. This not only snuffs out small subtle flaws but also gives the paint work a sensational finish. 

Finally, allow the paint to dry. Timing exclusively depends on the type of paint used. Water based paints typically take a shorter time to dry. There you have it! All you need know in order to successfully paint the interior of your house.

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