/ Exterior Painting
Painting is a skill
that needs to be mastered in order to gain perfection. Painting
the interiors and exteriors of a home is not an easy task,
and if you decide to do it yourself, you must follow few guidelines
to do it successfully. Several factors are considered to give
a perfect finish, ensure its durability keeping the budget
factor in mind. A little planning can give you the perfect
look for your home.
If you have thought about interior paintings, it’s important
that you do a little bit of research. You can consult different
magazines or search on the net, where you can get some excellent
interior painting ideas. Fist of all
you need to measure the area that needs to be painted after
which you can decide the color and shade of the paint, which
is totally dependant on the room that is being painted and
its accessibility. However, an important fact that is to keep
in mind is repairing the walls and the ceilings, if there
is any urgent need to do so.
Depending on your
budget, you can select the paint material. If you select a
high quality coat, it will reduce the number of coats required.
Many people prefer to use flat latex, for walls and ceiling,
while semi gloss paints are used in other areas, to get enhanced
durability. Quality and type of the painting brushes is also
important so that you get a smooth and neat finish. You can
purchase bristle brushes or foam brushes as they provide a
smooth finish. Bristle brushes can be used on surfaces that
are a bit heavy.
Exterior house paintings require much more planning in terms
of material that is to be used. Weather conditions play an
important factor in deciding upon the paint that will be used.
Your house paint needs to be resistant from different weather
hazards that include mildew, rain, wear, and general dampness.
are also different from the ones that are used in the interiors.
Here paintbrushes are not used but tools that can scrap paints
are used. Other important tools that are necessary for exterior
paints are sandpaper, masking tapes, and drop cloths
that are very essential to protect the plants. Ladders are
indispensable, as you simply can’t reach the roof of
your house or other such areas without its help. Buy the best
tools, keeping in mind your need and purpose of purchasing
of the walls should be clean before applying paint on them
so that the paint will stick perfectly. Before the exteriors
are painted it is important to clean them thoroughly. Remove
all kinds of grease or oil and flaking, if any. Oil-based
paints are the best for painting the exterior
walls of your house. This is the most commonly used
paint for wooden surfaces that are located in the exterior
of your house.