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Tips for Painting Walls in Your Home or Office

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Painting your walls can be a daunting task, but if you know some tricks and simple solutions to make it a better process, then why not go out and buy some paint and re-paint some walls in your home.

  • Tip #1: Prepping Your Walls
    • Always ensure your walls are 100% clean and smooth. Ensure you patch up all of the holes, cracks, etc. Once your wall is nice and smooth, it’ll make your painting that much easier.
  • Tip #2: Tint The Primer
    • Tinting your walls is like putting underwear on. You want to ensure that you prime your walls since it will block any stains to bleed through as well as cover up any darker colors that might have been the original color. Primer paint also gives a one-coat coverage already as well as improves the paints’ adhesion to the wall once you start to apply your paint.
    • More importantly, before painting the primer on your wall, be sure to add some of the paint color to the primer, this will give your paint the ability to hide primed surface.
  • Tip #3: Paint the trim first, then the ceiling and walls
    • It’s always best to start on the corners and edges first, then paint the inside. Your more detailed-oriented when you start a project, so by taking care of the intricate part of the job, you reduce the potential for an errors.
  • Tip #4: Find Cool Paint Gear to Help You Out
    • There’s so much cool paint gear out there to help you paint your wall! We wanted to showcase some of them to help you make your wall painting project that much easier.
  • Tip #5: Store Your Paint Correctly
    • Best tip ever! If you didn’t finish painting on the first day, then just take the excess paint off the brush, wrap it in plastic food wrap and put it in the fridge. It’s crazy how it works, but you’ll be able to use your paintbrush as if you never stopped! Just remove it from the fridge prior to painting and let it sit for 15-30 minutes first.

Always make sure to keep those walls nice decorated with custom canvas art since canvas art is what will really help make your walls pop along with the color you choose for the wall.

Let us know if you have any other paint tips to share for others to have a delightful, seamless experience.

Happy Painting!


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