Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Residential Painting


Residential Painting



Most people think that they know how to paint their home but often they over estimate their abilities due to the complexities of some items and almost always underestimate the time it will take. If home improvements are on your to-do list, but your budget does not permit you a thorough improvement, then one of the cheapest alternatives to this is to enlist the help of a residential painter.

You can go for a new makeover of your home by doing interior and exterior residential painting. To be able to succeed with the challenge, it is advisable to have professional help and to discuss the items of concern such as the what type of paint should go where the colours, alternative brands of paints and ways of application, etc.

When you notice blemishes in the walls or ceilings of your home, you should appreciate that it's time for painting the interior of your place of residence fading colours suggest it's time for an interior makeover. Here are some informal tips which you can make use of while thinking about your interior painting:

You should consider at what time of the year you will start work on the painting if you have exterior painting to be done the local weather conditions will have to be taken into consideration. Preparation time will promote your ability to work at the appropriate time to concentrate on the job at hand. Plainly, you wouldn't want to hurry your project so spending a little time in the beginning for preparation will always help. It will also give you enough time for the drying of any patching or filing, as paint should not be applied to any wall or timber work where the filler used has not been given sufficient
time to dry. Light weight filler used for minor blemishes on a wall may only need an hour to dry but topcoat plaster may need 24 hours to dry or even longer depending on the humidity and the thickness. Another item of note is to remove as much of the furniture as possible it is surprising how much extra time it takes having to keep walking around items to get to the paint tray. If any furniture is still in the room ensure that it is sufficiently covered so as not to get any splatter on it, which is the last thing you wish to occur. It is important to have command over an unfilled room to be able to paint it suitably. Do not paint over patches or blemishes, if you can see them before you start you will still see them after first fix them and then paint them.

After painting the interior, next on the blueprints should be the exterior painting. One of the difficulties faced by numerous people is the moisture which leads to peeling of the exterior paints. The continued attack of the weather leads to the blistering of the paint which ultimately results in cracking and peeling of the paint. In reality, before you commence with your exterior painting, it is essential that you first make good any cracks or defects. This can be a bit of a money pit and may require replacing timber's
sections of gutters, etc.
Once again, if filling areas allow sufficient time for the product to dry "Read the instructions"
When all this is done it OK to paint.



residential Painting

residential Painting



residential Painting