We want to share tips with people who perceive painting as one of the major obstacles to interior renovation. We will relieve you of imaginary fears. Yes, painting, it’s not as easy or cheap as it may seem at first glance. But that shouldn’t stop you on your way to the interior of your dreams.
Take a look at 18 Tips and Tricks that will make the painting process a lot easier.
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If you plan to continue painting the next day, place the paintbrush in the refrigerator to prevent it from drying out. Wrap it in cling film beforehand
And the Pringles chip wrapper is perfect for a roll, which can also be placed in the fridge and used the next day.
To remember the color of the paint you are covering the walls with, put its number on the back of the switch
Before painting, wrap foil around the tray for easy cleaning later. At the end of the job, simply throw away the used foil, it will save you a lot of time
To prevent paint from drying out at the bottom of the rim of the jar, which would later compromise the seal, punch a few holes for any paint residue to drain back into the jar
“V” shaped design made with painter’s tape will make it easier to pour paint into the tray
If you paint directly from the can, we suggest using a rubber band stretched over the can, which will provide a cleaner job
Use the plastic cover to protect your hands from paint splatter
It is very common for new cloth rollers to leave lint on the first paint job. Use a sticky clothes roller to remove excess lint from the paint roller
Use aluminum foil to protect complex shaped parts from paint
Another easy way to protect the wall surface from paint is with a trowel. This method frees you from the time-consuming process of taping
And if you need to protect three-dimensional objects, use film, as shown in the photo below
Use hollow aqua pads with slits as a brush holder
Use alcohol wipes to clean paint residue off the floor. Alcohol softens latex paint and will not harm most surfaces
Use baby oil to remove latex paint from your hands
Vinegar can be used to remove dried paint on a brush
Apply the paint in a W or zigzag pattern to achieve the desired smooth surface