By acquiring a wall painting technique or two you will be able to complete projects faster yet still have a high quality finished job. Painting your home involves a certain amount of work, patience and precision.

Using the links below will teach you step by step help for getting your home painted in as quick and precise a manner as possible.

Each page you read will let you jump to the next helping you learn all the individual skills from setup, to clean up. Before teaching yourself how to get the paint on the walls you might want some painting ideas for insperation.


Setting up to paint

Your furniture has to be moved and coverd before you start your wall painting technique. There are fast and easy ways of doing this time consuming job. Depending on the project you will need to learn how to protect everything in a room from floor to ceiling.

This page shows the intire process for covering your valuables.

Room preparation
You have now moved the furniture and the room is covered along with masking everything not requiring a coat of paint, time to assess the walls.

Do they require pole sanding for a quality finish, are there holes to fill, will your surfaces need sanding or primer before painting, have stains appeared over the years or has the little one used a crayon to express her artistic skills.

How to instructions for the most importaint process of preping and learning a painting techniques.

Cutting in or brushing
Cutting in or using a brush takes the most amount of time when starting your wall painting technique. Painters over many years have honed their skills to learn the fastest and easiest ways to cut in a room. Let me pass a few tips and tricks onto you.

Rolling basics
Rolling takes both knowledge and skill. Once you know the techniques for using a roller/cover (cage and sleeve) you can put what you've learned into practice. After rolling a couple hundred houses or so you'll be faster than a Pro.

Ok! maybe you only need to do a hundred.

Caulking the cracks
Learning how to caulk properly will not only fill those gaps around doors, trim, windows, bath tubs and showers. A proper caulking job can also help you make an interior wall painting technique look better along with showing off your painting skills.

Cleaning up the mess
Sombody has to do it, so let's jump right in. Brushes, rollers, trays all have to be cleaned after your wall painting technique is done. I'll also give you advice for removing driped paint from the carpet and ways to get that nasty sanding dust cleaned up.

From start to finish learn more by using the above pages to get all of your paint projects done properly and on time.


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