How To Paint A Wall

how to paint a wallAre you bored of looking at the same colored walls around you? If yes, then this is the time you should be painting your walls. The most inexpensive way to design a wall with paints is to paint it yourself. It is really important that you choose the right technique and methods to paint for walls, as a good painting transform your boring walls into well worked and creative interior designs. Interior designers always say that it’s the paint which lays the base for any interior design idea.

How To Paint A Wall

You can do this like a pro, even if you have never picked up a paint brush. Let’s get started.

What You Will Need

Sand paper

Damp rags

Painters tape

Drop cloth

Primer

2 Paint rollers

Paint

2 or 3 inches paint brush

Roller pad

Steps To Paint A Wall

Clear the walls

If you are painting a new and never painted wall use the sand paper to clear the wall and wipe the remaining with damp rag.

Cover what you don’t want to get spoiled

Cover the switch boards, door frames with painters tape and the floor with a drop cloth, so that you don’t spoil or paint the floor.

Apply Primer

Apply a thick coat of primer that will cover the entire imbalance your wall has. This will give the paint a smooth finish.

Select the colour to paint

Select any colour you would like to have on your walls and start painting the corners with the brush. Once you have painted all the corners start painting the walls.

Tip ; The best way to paint is to make a “W” shape and start painting it in a square.

Take the colour on the roller pad and continue painting on vertical strokes.

Second coat

Once the first coat is dries completely in about 3 hours, you can paint it again but this time. You need to paint it giving more finishing.

You can use more wall painting and decorating ideas for home like giving textures etc. But it is really important that you follow the correct steps to paint walls. Now painting your walls is not a herculean task and fits in your budget.

 

Post by- Ishita

2 thoughts on “How To Paint A Wall

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  2. I do agree with all the ideas you have presented in your post. They are very convincing and will definitely work. Still, the posts are too short for newbies. Could you please extend them a little from next time? Thanks for the post.

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