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This HGTV video shows you how to prepare a room at home for painting.
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Yes you have to do and no, it’s not an option. Prepping the walls for whatever painting technique you are about to tackle is well worth at time and effort now that’s out of way lets prep. There are several steps in getting a room ready to paint. Step one remove all the furniture you can from the room, move the rest to the middle and cover it for protection. Your local paint store should stock large sheets of plastic just for this purpose. Next, cover the floors in the area you will be painting, you can use drop cloths, tarp, old sheets whatever you’ve got handy to protect the ground from splatters and drips. Here is why I here to most grounds from people, cleaning the walls there is the misconception that decorative paint finishes cover imperfections. And that’s true to a point but the bottom line is paint doesn’t stick very well to dirty walls. Clean them well with soap and water or TSP, let them dry over night and then you’re ready to basecoat. Don’t’ forget to take down the pictures repair holes or damage and cork if necessary. Other like covers need to come off the wall too, it just makes very much needed paint job in the long run. Tape the screws to the cover and tape over the out later light switch. Before I start taping I’d like to dust off the molding so that the tapes stick to it. An inexpensive china bristle brush is a great way to does space boards, the ceiling and the molding. Here is another one of my favorite tools, quick release painter’s tape that already have his own job cloth attached. Over that it seems by at least an inch to avoid sipping between pieces. Then gently seal the tape to the surface, these easy full tips for ensure professional result. You know what the best part of that all that I worked is, now I already to start painting.
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