Whether you are just moving into a new home, or simply want to bring new life to your house, a fresh coat of paint has got you covered. Painting your home not only changes up your space, it can also be a great excuse to deep clean each nook and cranny of your house. Even though the hardest part of painting your home is arguably picking out the perfect colors, homeowners also often struggle with the actual painting process. Some people hire out experts, while others DIY it to save money. if you are part of the latter group, then there are several small tips and tricks you should know before trying your hand at painting your walls.
In this video, we will look at the basics that every home painter should know before a project.
When it comes to the supplied needed, be sure to get one gallon of paint for 400 square feet of wall space. Nothing is worse than running out of paint in the middle of your project. Next, be sure to prime the wall and make sure it is ready for painting. Using a cut bucket is perfect for starting with the edges of your room. Use painters tape to cover borders, and be careful not to glob paint into the corners. Roll your paint at a constant speed, being careful not to go to fast.