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12 Expert Tips for Interior Painting



Transform your home with ease: 12 expert tips for painting your interior walls

1. Choose the right paint

Look for high-quality paint that suits the room's purpose and the finish that works best for the surface being painted.

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2. Prepare the walls

Before painting, clean the walls, fill any holes or cracks, and sand down rough surfaces for a smooth finish.

3. Protect your furniture

Remove or cover your furniture and floors with plastic sheeting to prevent accidental spills.

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4. Prime the walls

A coat of primer before painting can help the paint adhere better and last longer.

5. Test paint colors

Test the paint color on a small area of the wall to make sure it looks right in the room's lighting.

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6. Use the right tools

Invest in high-quality brushes, rollers, and paint trays to make the job easier and produce a better finish.

7. Follow the right painting sequence

Start with the ceiling, then move on to the walls and finally the trim.

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8. Apply paint evenly

Apply paint in thin, even coats, and let each coat dry before applying the next.

9. Use a technique to avoid drips

Roll from top to bottom and back up again in a "W" pattern to avoid drips and roller marks.

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10. Take breaks

Take frequent breaks to avoid getting tired or making mistakes.

11. Keep the room well-ventilated

Open windows and doors or use a fan to keep the room well-ventilated while painting.

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12. Clean up properly

Dispose of paint cans and used materials properly and clean up any spills or messes immediately.

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