13 Painting Tips For Your Interiors!


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Interior painting is an excellent way to enhance the beauty of the room. The shade you select for the room can brighten or lighten it. Interior painting can make small room appear larger and larger rooms to be more inviting [Effective house painting tips].

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13 Painting Tips For Your Interiors!

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  2. 2. Research!<br />An interior painting with perfect colors enhances the look of the space. <br />So, for perfect color selection, start your search through shopping, <br />magazines, and brochures.<br />
  3. 3. Select By Sampling!<br />Colors appear differently in different lighting conditions. Take samples of <br />select paints and examine them on the walls during the day, the evening & <br />at night to know the difference.<br />
  4. 4. Lighten It Up!<br />When selecting a bold, strong color, take one or two shades lighter, <br />as the shade of the color differs when used as a sample on a small <br />portion and as full color on a big wall.<br />
  5. 5. Quite Easy (Conditions Apply!)<br />Interior painting is easy and a great job if you prepare the walls <br />thoroughly through scraping off loose paint, filling the holes and <br />cleaning the surfaces. <br />
  6. 6. Sunlight your best friend!<br />For best results, start interior painting on warm days so <br />that the paint dries fast, reducing the possibilities for disasters.<br />
  7. 7. Quality Matters!<br />As doors and windows are permanent fixtures, make sure <br />you choose a good-quality paint that lasts for years.<br />
  8. 8. Plan In Advance!<br />Planning your work in advance can make your interior painting <br />go smooth. Generally, start painting from the top - The Ceiling, <br />The Main Body, And Then The Trim.<br />
  9. 9. Shellac is the way to go!<br />To seal water stains, use shellac. The reason is shellac dries <br />very quickly. To clean shellac, always use alcohol instead of mineral spirits.<br />
  10. 10. Removing better than masking!<br />Electrical plates need to be removed instead of taping. Removing <br />items is easier than masking. For door/window glass, stick dry <br />newspapers and apply masking tape near all edges.<br />
  11. 11. Plastic / Storage Bags Most Useful!<br />Use a garbage bag to store the painting equipments which keeps the <br />equipment from drying out when you stop painting overnight or for <br />a few hours. Plastic sandwich bags are best for brushes. It keeps <br />the brush in their shape. For rollers use Ziploc storage bags.<br />
  12. 12. Clean It Up!<br />It is best to clean the interior painting equipments immediately after <br />finishing its work. To clean the paint brush, be careful and see that <br />the bristles are not getting wet beyond half of their length.<br />
  13. 13. Soak It Up!<br />If the brushes are fully dried out, try soaking them in water-washable <br />paint remover overnight and comb it using bronze wire brushes.<br />
  14. 14. Power In The Power Roller!<br />To speed up your interior painting, buy or rent a power roller. <br />A power roller is a quicker and very easy roller. It can paint <br />the interior of your home – a hallway, living room, dining <br />room, bedroom and kitchen – in one day.<br />