Are you the type of person who likes to look online to find the color inside your home that you want? You have now found a picture that is beautiful and that is what you want your home to look like. So now it is time to begin your project. You have decided to paint your room just like the picture looks. But where do you start? L.W. Winslow Painting, Inc. wants to go over a few interior painting steps that you need to consider before you start your project of making your home look like the picture.
How Do Professional Painters Prep Walls?
When you walk into a room to begin to paint, there may be some questioning if you really need to remove everything in the room. You could just slide everything to the center and cover it with sheets or drop cloth so you do not get paint on them. Even though that may work you might find that it is harder to paint when there are large obstacles in your way. Even though it is a little more work it is better to move the objects out of the room so you do not have to go around them to paint. Once the room is clean then you will want to dust off the walls. You may not realize how dusty your walls can get and you do not want to paint over dust.
How Do You Test a Paint Sample on a Wall?
Starting a new house painting project can be exciting. But often, what you have envisioned in your head may not always be the color you bought. The best thing you can do is get paint samples of the color you want. Paint a little section of the room, and watch it throughout the day and in different light settings. This way you can see if this is the color you had envisioned. One great thing about paint is that even if you do paint the whole room and don’t like the color it can be repainted. It’s just more time you have to spend painting.
What is the Most Durable Interior Paint Finish?
Now that you decided on the color you want, you have to decide what finish you want. The finish is not something that is often talked about but you need to decide what is best for your house. A high gloss paint finish is clean and more durable, but you may be able to see more of the flaws on your walls. If you go with a flat finish, it can help cover up these flaws, but it doesn’t protect your walls as well. Many people like to go with the middle ground and do an eggshell finish.
Do Not Forget to Prime Before Painting
You want to make sure that you always prime before you paint. You can buy paint and primer in one if needed. A primer can create a foundation for the paint to stick to and make the paint job look better. If you are painting and you have fixed a lot of holes or cracks in your wall then a primer is something you need to do over the spackling.
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Starting a new project can be exciting but it can also be exhausting. If you are wanting to paint a room in your home but don’t want to do the work then give L.W. Winslow Painting, Inc a call. We are professionals and will help your home be the color and look you will love.