“When you want to transform a room into an entirely different animal, change the color.” – Billy Baldwin
Whether you’re tired of having the same room color for years, or you just want to change it to a new one, repainting your room is one of the best ways to upgrade your home. It does not just revitalize and transform your room, but it also provides a lot of benefits you could ever imagine. Even if you are still planning to invest in a house an lot for sale in Tarlac or any real estate property in the Philippines, never skip this step when improving your home. As a homeowner, you should know that the color you choose for your home is a direct reflection of who and what you are. That means you should carefully consider every detail to achieve the right color, shade, and texture in your room.
Needless to say, it does not just end with the right choice of color, but the application of the paint is also a crucial factor you need to consider. No matter how beautiful the color is, if it is not applied correctly in your room, then you’re still not going to achieve the desired outcome. Fret not! To give you an idea, we list down some easy steps on how you can paint your room properly and efficiently.
1. Prep Your Room
Before you start painting, make sure to take all of your things outside your room. If you have some frames on the walls or anything that can be pulled out, you should all take it outside. The room should be empty. After taking all your things out, cover the floor with some plastic cover or old news paper. This is to ensure that there will be no spilled paint on the floor. Most importantly, make sure to scrape, sand, patch and fill every hole, crack, the dent that is on the wall. Cover it all for you to have a smooth outcome.
2. Prep All The Materials Needed
Preparing all the materials that are needed for the project is one thing you should do. One thing is for sure; you do not want to leave your work because you needed to buy a new paint brush. When you do, then you may not be able to continue the momentum you had before. It is a must for to prepare your paint, brush, roller, roller tray, ladder (if needed), tape measure, masking tape, primer, stirrer, pouring spout, etc. Having these materials ahead of time would make your work done easier and faster.
3. Apply Your Masking Tape to the Edges of Areas that will Not be Painted
If you are not going to paint your cabinets, woodwork, floor, ceiling, or even your windows, make sure to cover them with masking tape. This will prevent the paint from getting on the area where you do not want them painted. Also, try not to skip anything in the area. This is to ensure that you will not commit a mistake when painting your room.
4. Time To Paint Your Room
Painting your room is one of the crucial things you need to consider. Just because you are going to cover all the surface, that does not mean you should carelessly paint it all over the place. Make sure to have a particular pattern or stroke for as not to make it look awful. Moreover, do not forget to include even smallest detail on the corner. This is to make sure that you will get the desired outcome later on.
After you finish painting your room, it is now the time for you to dry it all up. Make sure to have it thoroughly dry. Clean your brushes and the area before you put back all your things inside. And of course, to complete the transformation of your room, make sure to arrange your furniture and your things properly. This is to make sure you will have a nice and soothing ambiance in your room.
These steps mentioned above are simple, yet it is one of the most common practices for most homeowners. If you want to make your work done, then follow these tips for as not to commit costly mistakes later on.