Painting and Decorating To a Better Standard

I’ve been painting and decorating for more than 20 years, and I still like the challenge of transforming a dark and dingy area into a bright and appealing asset. And if you enjoy painting projects, I believe you will work extremely hard to do the best job you can, which will show in the finished product, which will shine.

Using top-notch materials

Over the years of painting and decorating, it has been established that buying the best materials not only saves time, but also results in a superior finish and longer-lasting painting jobs. This is the same with preparation; if you take the time to thoroughly prepare all of the surfaces, including woodwork and plaster, any paint you apply will adhere properly and look better for the effort you put in.Kindly visit GSD Painting and Decorating Contractors to find more information.

Getting ready to decorate

When preparing a room for painting and decorating, you should move all of the furniture out of the way. If you can’t move the furniture, pull it into the centre of the room and cover it with dust sheets. You can now remove the curtains and curtain rails, as well as the light fixtures; next, we’ll remove the door furnishings and store it safely. We can finish the preparation by covering the floor with dust sheets before beginning our painting projects.

Surface preparation

Examine the ceiling and walls for any cracks or crumbling plaster that needs to be repaired. Fill any gaps and scrape away any crumbling plaster with good filler and sandpaper after it has dried. Now is the time to sand down all of the woodwork until it is smooth; if there are any dents or holes, fill them with good filler and sand down when dry. Apply 2 inch masking tape to the floor where the wood meets the floor so that no paint gets on the floor while painting the skirting.

Let’s get started on the painting and decorating.

We need to paint the ceiling first, so we cut in the ceiling where the walls meet the ceiling with a 2 inch brush, only 2 inches all around the ceiling, and then we use a roller to first coat the ceiling with beautiful white emulsion. When the first coat is dry, we apply a second coat. We may now paint the walls; first, we cut into the ceiling and woodwork with a 2 inch brush, then we coat the walls with a roller and test the colour emulsion, then repeat the process with a second coat when dry.