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10 Interior House Painting Tips

Published: March 6th, 2015

10 Interior House Painting Tips for the Perfect Paint Job.

Are you planning on painting the interior of your house? Save money and more time than necessary with our 10 interior house painting tips to help you get the perfect paint job right, the first time round.

These tips will cut your cleanup time in half and extend the life of your paint brushes.

Give the tips a quick skim below.

Tip 1: To avoid lap marks, roll the full height of the wall and keep a wet edge.

Tip 2: Mix several cans of paint in a large bucket for a consistent colour throughout the home.

Tip 3: Let the paint dry, then cut the tape loose for a perfect edge.

Tip 4: Paint the trim first, then the ceiling and walls.

Tip 5: Prime and texture wall patches to avoid a blotchy finish.

Tip 6: Clean dirty surfaces so the paint can form a strong bond.

Tip 7: Roll paint along the edges for consistent texture.

Tip 8: Use cotton drop cloths rather than plastic.

Tip 9: Feather out paint where you can’t keep a wet edge.

Tip 10: Sand trim between coats for an ultra-smooth finish.

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Thanks to Family Handy Man; the original source of this article.

Featured Image: Auckland House Painters

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