On a quest to update the look and feel of your house? One of the most economical places to start, as well as make a huge impact, is interior painting.
It might be exciting, but can be overwhelming too.
Changing the house interior can drain your physical (and creative) energies and it can also be a tedious process. You might want to hire a team of professional painters if you are feeling not up to the job, but there are a number of things that you can do yourself to get a desired look.
Here are some ideas and tips on interior painting that will help you get the job done with the least trouble.
Understand The Process
First things first; you need to understand that painting your house interior is a step by step procedure and the more you are familiar with the ins and outs of each step, better it is.
Plans are nothing, planning is everything. If you are going to invest your time, money and efforts in updating your house then you want to make sure that it’s worth it. Plan the area you want to paint, the type of color you want, the sort of textures you want for the walls, and so on. Get into the nitty-gritty and put everything together in your mind and then on a piece of paper before hitting the market for shopping.
Make out a list of painting items you will need. You can also go to the hardware store and get some advice on which paint products are the best to use.
To get the best post-painting results, make sure the surface you’re going to paint is properly cleaned, dried and painted with a primer.
Now that you are done with the planning, preparing, and priming, you are ready to paint!
Put on the apron and get started. Besides the brushes and rollers, keep masked tape, extension pole and drop cloth handy.
Clean Up and Care
Once done with the painting, you can save, dispose off or recycle the leftover paint (if any) in a safe manner.
To maintain your painted walls and interior over time, take proper measures for cleaning up and touch ups.
On paper, interior painting is pretty straightforward; however, most of us need to call in the pros. For a professional interior painting job, TrustDALE trusts CertaPro Painters.