Living Room Ceiling Painting With Less Mess In Kennett Square, PA
The act of painting any given room in your home can sometimes come with mess — given the process of preparing to paint and everything that goes into a painting project, this is of little surprise.
You therefore may be glad to know that when you are painting your living room ceiling, there are in fact things that you can do to reduce the mess that is made in the painting process.
Let’s have a look at some tips for living room ceiling painting with less mess that will still provide you with a well painted living room ceiling.
1. Using The Appropriate Paint
Though you may think that all you have to do in terms of selecting a paint for your interior painting project is to make sure that it is meant for interior painting, this is not the case when you are painting a ceiling.
There are types of paint that are more meant for painting your ceiling than anything else, and the difference is that they are less likely to drip than your other kinds of paint which do have a bit more drip to them.
This does not mean that you should just paint your ceiling with your floor uncovered, which we will now address.
2. Covering Your Floor Best
You could just lay a tarp down on the floor, which is one way to make sure that you are going to avoid getting paint on the floor, and yet it’s not the only way.
If you make use of a good quality heavyweight drop cloth, you will not only ensure that paint does not get through to the floor directly, but also that it will continue not getting to the floor as time moves on in your painting project.
What this means is that while you are walking around the room you will not accidentally uncover any part of the floor — as might happen if you only have a lightweight tarp protecting it.
3. Removing Things Not Needed
By removing things we are not just referring to random things that may be in the room, though of course, you should really limit what is in the room to what absolutely needs to be there.
We are more specifically referring to the larger pieces of furniture that can not just get in your way and possibly create a stumbling hazard but give you opportunity after opportunity to inadvertently get paint on things in the room.
Naturally, it’s understandable that not all furniture can be so easily removed and so it is a good idea to try to put it all in one place as best as you can and to cover it with protective material so that it doesn’t get paint on it.
4. Take Your Time
Lastly, you should know that if you are in too much of a rush when you are painting your ceiling, you are far more likely to make mistakes in how you apply the paint and thus you will make more of a mess.
Even being in a rush when you are getting paint from one part of the room to another (and applying it to the paintbrush or paint roller from a paint bucket rather than a paint tray) is going to get you to have more of a mess than if you take your time.
The time that you might possibly save in getting the paint work done a bit more quickly is going to pale in comparison to how much time you are going to have to spend fixing the mistakes that you make — and spilling paint means that you have effectively wasted it.
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