Before starting the wall painting process, you first need to prepare several tools, such as a brush, paint tub, roller, duct tape, newspaper, sandpaper, putty, and paint cans. Besides, you can also prepare a ladder to paint the upper wall. Not only the preparation of tools as mentioned previously, but you also have to clean the walls to be painted from dust using a broom or vacuum cleaner so that the surface is smoother and more even. If there is a large stain on the wall, clean the stain with a mixture of water and detergent using a sponge, then wait for the surface of the wall to dry. In the meantime, if you don’t have the time to do it yourself, we recommend you call cost for exterior painting to paint your house quickly and neatly.
So, so that the results are neat, you can cover the parts in the room that you don’t want to paint. You can cover the window frame or door handle using duct tape.
Meanwhile, you can cover the floor or other items, such as sofas and tables, using newspapers so they are not exposed to paint. After the wall painting process is complete, you should immediately remove the covering tape so that the paint doesn’t come out when it starts to dry.
If there are cracks in the wall to be painted, you should first cover it with putty. Use wall putty as needed until the crack is closed and wait for the putty to dry. After that, you can use sandpaper until it’s smooth. So that the results are even and smoother, you can also apply a paint primer before the wall painting process.
Before applying paint to the wall, you need to stir the paint first so it doesn’t clot. Stir the paint for about five minutes and mix the wall paint using 10 percent water from the amount of paint you will use. Also, you can coat the surface of the wall using a water base so that the final result is smoother and doesn’t peel off easily.