I’m pretty sure the DIY videos on how to paint your walls have over taken everybody and they want to try and paint their doors and windows that doesn’t require painting. Even though to actually can do it your self but if you prefer a neat and long lasting paint for your walls its better to hand it over to the experts. In order to cut down costs people actually do their paintings on their own but it can be very stressful. The first thing that comes to your head when you see the ceiling is how will you reach it or maybe your just not sure how long you should keep the painters tape on. Here are some tips on how a painter does their job successfully.
The magic of the extension pole
Mostly people think of their is a noticeable height they must use an extension pole but that’s not necessarily true. If you have a large area to cover up an extension pole will help you immensely. It gives you added leverage so you don’t have to complain about back aches later on. Bit off leverage will help you do your work more efficiently as there is no physical stress.
The magic of the brush
The first step to ensure your paint job will look like a professional one is to get a hold a good brush. We tend to save few dollars here and there when we expect to carry out a paint job but you cannot do that when your buying a brush! It’s not an expense it’s an investment. A good long lasting brush will help you do your job nearly and quickly.
The magic of caulk
Caulking around windows and mouldings is a must. This will help you make the finishing of the walls stand out and made it look like it was done by a professional. If you didn’t caulk you wont be happy with your DIY .
The magic of a box cutter
I’m sure you already know the anatomy of latex paint! It is very stretchy like elastic before it fully dries out. Hence you must be very careful when ripping of the painters tape you pasted to protect the floor. One small smudge or tore will ruin the perfect finish of the walls. By using a box cutter you can carefully divide the place where the walls meets the tape.
The magic of a frozen roller
If your taking a break after painting or want to end it for the day and start of tomorrow you can put your roller in a plastic bag and put it in the fridge. It will prevent from all the paint hardening up.
Now you know all the secrets of a painter to do your own job perfectly!