Every house needs its touch up once in a while. So before you head onto buying paint buckets and brushes to start painting around the house, here are some things to give your attention to.
Don’t always go for the cheapest
As pocket friendly as it is to buy some cheap but of paint from an unknown shop, if the quality of the paint is not good, you will have to face some serious issues after painting. you may not get the best results and after a little while you’ll begin to realize that the paint may even break off from walls. Try finding a more durable and a quality cheap which may vary from its price.
Make sure the necessary steps are done
Before you head on to painting straight away on the worn out or previously done old painted walls, you need to check if the walls are smooth because, for the shade to adhere fine, it has to be applied on a dry, clean and is not peeling or flaking of.so wash the walls to get that clean look, try a pressure washing device and using a scarper to remove paint that’s peeling off. You don’t need to take off all the paint from the wall, just make sure that walls are smooth.
Be conscious of lead colour
Although it is believed that nowadays house paints does not contain lead, its better be safe than sorry. Many environmental protect agencies around the world has clearly pointed out that lead paint can generate a lead dusts or chips which may affect your family’s health. So before you start great house painting have check if your paint is lead free. If you are uncertain, find a lead attesting and removal center close by.
Wait for that perfect temperature
Make sure that you do not paint on warm days, rainy days, breezy or dusty days. The ideal temperature to paint is 45 – 90 Fahrenheit. If it’s too hot, your painted walls are made to dry too quickly and may disturb the process of the paint to adhere onto the surface of the properly.
Paint using the right techniques
This could be your first time painting, so before you begin try watching some paint tutorials done by pros of the painting field and get an idea on how to do it right and there are websites created on helping beginners in painting as well, once you are done reading/watching , you are good to go.
If you know you are not going to do this right and if you know you can’t make the time to do it on your own have a bit of extra cash spent and contact a commercial painting company Gold Coast, not only would the job be done in perfection and right on time, it is totally worth the extra few bucks. Cause honestly the workload in painting a full house could be pretty exhausting. Do have a look on the above steps before you do start painting, consider your tools and equipment have an eye on the temperature and make sure it is safe for you and your loved ones. Good luck painting!