Every painting project is different and so is every home. When you start planning for your home painting project it can be either interior or exterior painting job or both. The inner and outer walls of every home vary and need an altogether different treatment in terms of paint, painting techniques, hues etc. Not just these there are many such minute details that need to be given high consideration, mentioned below are a few of them.
Right paint type: The type of paint you choose for your home painting depends on multiple factors, the type of surface being of foremost importance. Your home walls can be made up of brick or concrete or any other material; when you go to choose the type of paint, pick the one that is made catering to your wall surface. Also note that the wooden doors, metal window frames that need specific type of paints too. The same applies to the interior and exterior paints; while you will look for a waterproof, anti-fungal paint for your exteriors, going for an easy to clean paint for your interiors will be the best. Thankfully choosing the apt paint will not be an issue as presently paint companies manufacture emulsions considering the different types of surfaces. Home painting therefore is no longer just about buying paint boxes in bulk and applying it all over the place; it now forms an important aspect of your home decor too.
Pre-painting preparation:By the time your paint selection process is on, your painting contractor can begin the pre-painting procedure. Before paint is applied over the walls it is essential to make the wall surface, free of paint and smooth. Patching will make sure there aren't any cracks left on the walls and if there are any, they are filled up. Sanding will make your walls free from any sort of leftover paint over your walls. Applying primer on the wall will successfully complete your pre-painting job and make your walls ready to be painted.
Paint application:Applying paint over home walls has undergone a drastic makeover; it is no longer just about the basic brush strokes over your walls. You can experiment with a variety of painting styles ranging from ragging which is done making use of cloth rags to vegetable painting that helps you create interesting textures over the walls or combing which makes use of comb to create the desired effects over the walls; these are just a few of the endless options currently available in home painting.
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