As for actually using the sprayer, the main thing to remember is to not overcoat with paint. Two or three quick passes will minimize drippage as opposed to trying to get a full coat on all at once. (Which I learned the hard way. The first room I painted was so drippy droppy, we had to do some extra sanding once it dried. I felt so bad!) Only by actually using the sprayer will you get a method down. By the time I was done with the sprayer, I felt like a pro and actually had fun painting!
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Always be sure to prep your roller and brushes before painting. You don’t want brush lint or bristles on your walls. And don’t forget to tape!
One method of saving money on a painting project is to do the prep work yourself. These tasks are usually minor and should be relatively easy for most homeowners. Common prep work for exterior painting includes: Power washingSandingScraping off old paintRepairing damaged sidingTaping off windows, doors, etc.Caulking to fill in holes Siding material
Once you have the approximate square footage, it’s time to calculate how many gallons of paint you’ll need. A gallon of paint will cover between 250 and 400 square feet. However, you’ll need more paint if the surface is rough, porous, or if the color you’re covering is darker than the new color.
Painting your home is an investment in the future but also an investment in the pleasure you will have today and tomorrow.
1. Repair damaged siding. Walk around the exterior of your home, inspecting the walls for damage. Fill any holes, cracks, or gaps between siding and trim with caulk and sand it until smooth. You may also need to repair chips in bricks, stone, or concrete.
When buying a recently updated home, you need to approach it with caution. Some realtors may say a flipped house is a great investment even though it’s not.
Interior painting can be done year-round as long as the proper precautions are taken. Be sure to use low-VOC or No-VOC water-based paint products to reduce paint fumes. Furthermore, you can set up a box fan temporarily to air out a room quickly.
Something to consider if you’re thinking about selling: A national survey conducted by Sears Weatherbeater Paints a few years ago found that almost 40 percent of those polled said they would choose white for the exterior of their home. 8. Dark colors are great, but … Above: The facade of filmmaker Derek Jarman’s black seaside cottage in Dungeness, Kent is lightened by sunshine yellow trim. Photograph by Howard Sooley, from Garden Visit: Derek Jarman’s Prospect Cottage at Dungeness.