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2 Things You Need to Know Before Painting a Room


Dec 2, 2022

Painting is fun and exciting, especially when you’ve mastered the skills. However, there are specific steps to take for your painting project to be a success. Have you been thinking of ways to liven up your interior? Bored with the old paint but hate the thought of painting? Many homeowners dread painting projects. However, it is one of the most inexpensive ways to enhance your property’s aesthetic appeal with less effort. Fortunately, you can outsource this task to a professional interior painting contractor.

Your choice of paint color can change the mood and ambiance of your home’s interior. However, before deciding to paint your interior, there are a few things you should know. Knowing these tips will make the paint job easier and less stressful for you. Here are two basic preparatory steps to follow.

Get Your Painting Tools Ready

To get started, you need to get your basic painting tools ready like the rollers and brushes. Rollers and brushes help get the paints on the wall. After use, these tools can have debris and dirt on them. Before using your roller and brush for a fresh new painting job, it is important that you remove any debris including loose fibers from the rollers.

There are simple ways to do this. Get a painter’s tape, wrap it backward around your hand and press your taped hands onto the roller. This will get all the loose fibers out. you can also rub the dry paint brushes up against your hand and gently tug on the fibers. Doing this keeps your paint free from loose fibers.

Do not make the mistake of painting your interior without prepping your rollers and brushes. You don’t want brush lint or bristles on your walls.

Use Quality Supplies

Paint brushes and rollers are part of the painting tools you need. But what about the remaining supplies? You need all the painting supplies to get the painting project started. Some of these supplies include roller extenders and a good ladder. Depending on the height of the wall being painted, roller extenders help you get paint to higher walls without having to strain your arms or stand on your tiptoes.

However, there are some corners that rollers can’t paint. In this case, you need your paintbrush. To paint high-top corners, you will need a step ladder to paint those corners. These painting supplies will prevent you from straining your arm when painting, reducing the risk of injury and fatigue.

When shopping for these painting supplies, make sure you go for the highest quality. You need quality rollers, tape, a brush, and a step ladder to complete your project. 

These are just a few tips that could enhance your painting experience.

If you are dealing with a small space, it is possible to perform interior painting yourself. If otherwise, you should consider hiring a professional interior painting contractor. They are better equipped to handle both small and large painting projects.